Category Archives: United States

Victory for Captain Sams Spit

Last week: “The S.C. Supreme Court dealt a striking blow to the Kiawah developers by reversing the Administrative Law Judge’s authorization of the 2,513 foot long bulkhead along the banks of the Kiawah River at Captain Sams Spit! Kiawah Development Partners wanted this vertical wall and an associated revetment in order to facilitate the development […]
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10 years of battling for Captain’s Sams

Shortly after Cecelia Dailey came to work for me in 2008, we made a movie about the folly of building on Captain’s Sams Spit, available here: For ten years, we have participated in the public conversation. In July 2017, Cecelia Dailey joined botanist Richard Porcher as an expert witness in the continued battle to stop […]
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King Tide photography initiative

Submit your photographs of King Tide events to be a part of DHEC’s South Carolina King Tide Initiative in 2018. New tide charts have just been released and available online and in print. DHEC’s MyCoast mobile app (iTunes, Google Play) also allows citizen scientists to document King Tide events. MyCoast links each personal qualitative experience […]
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