Join us for 2 opportunities to learn about vascular plants; identification and adaptations, on April 23 and 24, 2019. We still have room in lectures; please sign up. All are welcome! Click for more information and to register.
Volunteers needed! Longleaf Planting day at Lisa Matthews Memorial Bay; Tuesday, March 19th
Volunteers Needed in Bamberg County (for information about this location click here)
Due to a generous donation, SCNPS has 1000 longleaf seedlings to plant at Lisa Matthews Memorial Bay. They will be having a volunteer planting day on Tuesday, March 19th starting at 10:30 am. If you are interested, contact Sudie Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org to register for directions.
Attend or Volunteer!
On Saturday, March 23rd, you’re invited to bring the family to the Awendaw Green and Sewee Outpost for a free event showcasing how controlled burns are making our communities safer and restoring native forests. For more information about attending click here.
The Nature Conservancy and other groups are once again having the Fire Festival, this time at an area around the Sewee Outpost. If you would like to volunteer to help direct traffic, welcome attendees, and help count attendee numbers, please email, Ed Siggelko, The Nature Conservancy, SC Chapter, State Volunteer Coordinator, at email@example.com.
YOU’RE INVITED TO
Holland Lifelong Learning Finale
& Annual Watershed Dinner
Friday, March 22
Finale: 6 – 7:30 p.m. | The American Theater
Dinner: 7:30 – 10 p.m. | The William Aiken House
What does the future of ocean exploration look like? What will we discover in this alien world? Will colonizing the ocean become a reality?
Explore these questions and more with ocean conservationist, Fabien Cousteau, at the Holland Lifelong Learning Finale. As the first grandchild of famed explorer, Jacques Cousteau, Fabien Cousteau has grown up with an innate connection to the marine world. A pioneer in his own right, Fabien is a filmmaker, scientist and aquanaut “dedicated to protecting the Earth’s waters and its inhabitants for our next generation.”
Join Fabien and an esteemed group of experts as they shed light on the deepest, darkest parts of our oceans, then enjoy an open bar, delicious food and live music at the Watershed Dinner.
Coastal Master Naturalists Association is pleased to host Dr. Richard Porcher presenting a lecture on “Wildflowers in the Low Country”. This will explore the wildflowers in the low country (and writing/updating the book).
Since the 1950s, seabird populations have declined by nearly 70 percent worldwide, and most South Carolina seabird populations are in decline, largely due to loss of habitat, according to the Department of Natural Resources, which named Crab Bank a protected seabird sanctuary in 2006. Crab Bank is one of just five protected rookeries statewide, has been a prime nesting spot for pelicans and more than a dozen other species of sea- and shorebirds for decades, but its high ground has been washed over at high tide since Tropical Storm Irma. No birds have nested there this year.
Please join us in supporting Crab Bank renourishment in any way that you can.
September 13, 2018 from 6-8pm is a free lecture at the Charleston Museum to get more information and show your support. Click here for details and to register to attend.
On Saturday, September 22nd, The South Carolina Native Plant Society and Magnolia Plantation & Gardens will present our 2018 Native Plant Forum – “Bringing Nature to Our Own Backyard“. From understanding how man and nature shaped the Lowcountry landscape to learning how to achieve harmony within and beyond our garden gates, this event offers something for everyone.
There are tours of the gardens, an exhibitor and vendor area and lectures to attend (advanced training hours for the lectures!)
Join CMNA on Edisto Island Beach to Clean Up the Beach!
June 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Beach Access 13, Palmetto Blvd. Edisto Island, SC
The Coastal Master Naturalist Association (CMNA) has adopted Edisto Island through the South Carolina Adopt-A-Beach Program.
The Adopt-A-Beach program is part of the DHEC Marine Debris Initiative and is a great way for us to make a significant contribution to the preservation of our coastal environment. Everyone who participates in a beach cleanup becomes an advocate for the beach against litter. Thanks to everyone working to keep our coast clean and healthy!
Please sign-up using SignUp Genius , or show up, more the merrier!
If you have any questions or problems signing up, please contact Debbie Seabrook firstname.lastname@example.org
Get outside! Bulls Bay community federal and state organizations, schools and businesses come together once again to bring you the 6th annual Bulls Bay Nature Festival – From the Forest to the Sea. Volunteer Opportunities for the Bulls Bay 2018 Nature Festival; to go to their sign up genius page click here.
Or mark you calendar to attend! More information on the event click here