Category Archives: Coast

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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Collapsed bank revegetation project

In the October 2015 flood, Mary Edna’s steep creekside bank experienced an erosion event which brought down a large water oak (Quercus nigra) leaving a root mound and creating a mud flat below the yard. Instead of employing a hard structure, Celie Dailey–a landscaper, gardener, and native plant enthusiast who works with botanist Richard Porcher–researched […]
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