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Volunteer Opportunities at Charleston Waterkeeper’s

Charleston Waterkeeper’s mission is to protect, promote, and restore the quality of Charleston’s waterways while ensuring the public’s right to swimmable, drinkable, fishable water.  Help out with some upcoming Volunteer Opportunities January 27, 2018 Shell Bagging w/ SCORE Join Charleston Waterkeeper’s to help DNR’s South Carolina Oyster Restoration and Enhancement (SCORE) Program prep bags of oyster shell […]

Shorebird Steward Training at Caw Caw, February 20, 2018 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Shorebird Stewards is a program that engages a growing group of volunteers to protect coastal birds. Volunteers patrol high-traffic beaches where birds are on a collision course with weekend crowds and help visitors share the shore with birds.At the training, you’ll be introduced to shorebird and seabird species and learn how to approach someone on […]

Volunteers Needed for Summer Bat Surveys!!

Jennifer Kindel, with the SC Department of Natural Resources, will be conducting targeted mist netting at properties in Beaufort, Charleston and Greenville Counties. The goal is to capture northern long-eared bats (any Myotid bat or tri-colored bat capture will be useful). Jennifer would like to have local volunteer help to record data, assist in decontamination […]

Volunteer for winter cleanups with Palmetto Pride

Francis Marion National Forest Cleanup: February 4, 2017 — Join PalmettoPride and the USDA Forest Service with help from Palmetto Conservation Foundation as they celebrate the 10th anniversary of their most popular cleanup event.  Filbin Creek Clean Up: February 11, 2017 — Save & Beautify Charleston County’s estuary Filbin Creek by helping them pick up trash and pull out debris. […]

Happy Holidays from the CMNA

“Some of nature’s most exquisite handiwork is on a miniature scale, as anyone knows who has applied a magnifying glass to a snowflake.”   Rachel Carson We know there isn’t too much snow to view in South Carolina, but we liked the quote and wanted to wish everyone a very Happy Holiday. Best Wishes for a […]