Category Archives: Charleston

The laws of the land and the sea could care less about property rights

Stephanie Hunt, a former student of Dr. Orrin Pilkey, published a column for the Charleston City Paper reflecting on this year’s active hurricane season and the state of coastal development in our area. Read the article here: The laws of the land and the sea could care less about property rights. Then, as now (though […]
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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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A letter from Dana Beach

Dana Beach, Executive Director of the Coastal Conservation League, often writes elegantly candid letters to his constituents with links to pertinent articles, such as today’s email: Folks, Over the years the Conservation League has worked with cities and counties to plan collaboratively with an eye toward environmental protection. One of the first counties to take […]
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