Category Archives: Kiawah Spit

Victory for Captain Sam’s 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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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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