4th of July Photos

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The fourth was in full swing on Dewees, as some of our annual events were spread out.  First, the annual beach run and Jan’s brunch: This race is always a hit, and gives us a chance to earn those fabulous snacks Jan puts together. It’s usually the biggest crowd we’ll see on the beach all […]

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National Geographic Photographer to lead Photo Workshop on Dewees Island

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We are totally excited to announce that National Geographic Photographer Peter Essick will be leading a photography workshop on Dewees Island October 12-15, brought to you by SxSE magazine.  Photography workshops fill fast, so if this is on your bucket list, be sure to click the links below to register. Recently named one of the […]

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Summer Nature Programs: Reserve your Spot

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All summer long, we have some great summer nature programs for families lined up.  We are trying something a little different this year, and we are hoping people will sign up for programs in advance, so the staff knows how many to plan for.  This means we’ll have enough nets, or paint for t-shirts, or […]

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Lake Timicau Restoration Project Begins

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It was exciting to see a large earth mover at 6 pipes last week; even more exciting when we heard Pete Y describe it coming out of the water at 6 pipes. The Lake Timicau Restoration Project has begun! And no time like the present: six pipes has seen some “adjustment” since hurricane Matthew, and […]

7 Reasons to Walk with the Turtle Team

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This week kicked off our turtle team activities and began nesting season with our first nest. We rely on volunteer walkers to patrol the beaches and look for tracks above the high tide mark. If you can convince yourself to be a morning person, it’s a great activity, even if you don’t find a nest. Here […]

Easter Sunrise at the Beach

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Every Easter, members of the community gather to watch the sun rise over the ocean and celebrate with the break of day. The simple service is led by a community volunteer, and if we’re lucky, accompanied by music. This morning’s beautiful service was led by the Mosers, with Ginny preparing the bulletin and leading the […]

Octopus at the Dock

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One of the best things about being on Dewees is that you never really know what nature surprises are in store for you on any given day. This week, Larry W and his friend. caught an octopus on a hook and line while fishing at the ferry dock.  He reeled in this beauty, who had […]

New Dewees Island App is ready for Download

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We are excited to announce the roll out of the Dewees Island app.  We’re still adding things every week, but it is ready for download on both IOS and Android devices. The app should replace the old texting system to stay up on events, as well as provide helpful information for you and your guests while on […]

Geo-cache Course sponsored by Wild Birds Unlimited a huge success!

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Over the holidays, Kristen, our birding intern, set up a geocache course on the island, sponsored by Mount Pleasant’s Wild Birds Unlimited. It was a pretty flexible experience, because participants could complete the course at their own pace. Need a sandwich or a raincoat? It’s easy to get a quick break while you’re out hunting […]

Welcome New Owners of 2016

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Last year saw a great bunch of new owners on the island, and they all seem to be enjoying their time here! Here’s a brief introduction to the new owners of 2016. Kay/Dellas 2DI Scott Kay and Kate Dellas purchased lot 2DI, on the inlet, from a bank. They are currently renovating a house on […]