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What I Didn’t Do at the 2013 Master Naturalist Conference by Carl W. Cole

What to NOT do was the most difficult decision of the 2013 Master Naturalist Conference.   Each attendee could choose four activities (morning and afternoon, Friday and Saturday) from a list of thirty five (counting full day choices as two).  That meant choosing to pass up more than thirty activities!   There were sessions on the natural …

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Nesting Black Skimmers on Deveaux Bank by Carl W.Cole

Last Saturday, I spent a wonderful afternoon on Deveaux Bank with SC DNR Wildlife Biologist Janet Thibault.  The purpose of the visit was to prepare me as a volunteer to help protect nesting Black Skimmers and other species.   The Skimmers are just now sitting on their eggs and will be especially vulnerable for the next …

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SCORE restores Oyster Reef: this Article features a board member volunteering

Check out this article from the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium about restoration of Oyster Reefs. It describes some volunteering opportunities. Bill Thielfoldt, a retired sales and marketing executive, found a new way of understanding the natural world when he volunteered for the South Carolina Oyster Restoration and Enhancement (SCORE) program managed by SCDNR. It …

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