Category Archives: Flora & Fauna

Lowcountry botanists Celie Dailey and Richard Porcher give a talk tonight for Native Plant Week

Tuesday October 17, 6:30 pm Founder’s Hall at Charles Towne Landing Lecture: Rediscovering the Lowcountry Landscape Dr. Richard Porcher and Cecelia Dailey Man and nature have shaped the Lowcountry landscape ever since Native Americans arrived eleven thousand years ago. Native Americans created calcium-rich shell middens, where a rare community, the maritime shell forest, developed. Beginning […]
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Oppose sand renourishment on Kiawah Spit

Developer seeks state permit for Capt. Sam’s Spit beach restoration on Kiawah Island, the Post & Courier reported. Erosion has been persistent here, and “the spit is no longer wide enough to permit a road due to setback regulations,” citizens Timothy and Peggy Barnes wrote. Tomorrow, March 22, is the deadline for requesting a DHEC […]
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CAREnergy campaign named ‘Project for Good’ by IGG, deadline extended to February 16th

Mary Edna made a donation of $100 to support further development of Dr. Janice Ryan-Bohac’s Energy Tuber. We urge philanthropists and fellow South Carolinians to fund this project. The Energy Tuber is promising material for biofuel, capable of higher yields than corn and sorghum. Marilyn Blizard of Kiawah, SC reports that Dr. Janice Ryan-Bohac has […]
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