Home! Dewees reopens after Irma!

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Hurricane Irma provided us with our second “hurrication” in a twelve month period, and I personally feel that traveling with all of your “crucial” possessions and your cat is overrated.  Needless to say, while we were blown away by the generosity and kindnesses of friends and strangers during evacuation, we are really glad to be […]

Webcam – 502 Gateway Error

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Some times the Webcams are experiencing 502 Gateway Errors. Some people can see the webcams and some people can’t. Sorry about that. If you experience a 502 Gateway Error, try reloading the page again later. Some folks who reported seeing the error later said they could see the webcams. Here are stills of the video […]

Dewees Island Webcams During Hurricane Irma

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We installed 2 webcams on the island, roughly 35′ or 40′ above sea level.  One faces Southeast over the Impoundment (aka Old House Lagon).  The other faces West-Northwest over Chapel Pond. Dewees Chapel Pond Webcam Dewees Impoundment Webcam These cameras may go up and down during the storm and its aftermath.

Awed by the Solar Eclipse

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On Monday, Dewees Island might have had more people on island than at any other point in history, as we paused together to take in the amazing spectacle of the total solar eclipse.  It was a day planned for a long time, and well orchestrated for big time fun. The ferry staff planned for extra […]

News 2 Covers Start of Dewees School Year: 8 kids on the ferry this year

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It was a pretty festive atmosphere on the ferry this morning, as school started in Charleston County. Mayci McLeod from News 2 rode along with the ferry this morning, and got a taste of the community sense of connectedness to each other and the world around us. Claudia gave me a lift over to the […]

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Mississippi Kites putting on a show

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If you’re at the pool, big bend dock, or Old House Lane this week, be sure to look up.  There has been a group of Mississippi Kites overhead, putting on a show, pretty much on a daily basis.  This raptor soars like a falcon on the thermals, and today I saw a total of 13 of them […]

Eclipse Planning Underway for Dewees

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Fun on Dewees On Monday, August 21st, there is a total solar eclipse across most of the country, finishing up right over our island. We are pretty excited about it, and trying to plan ahead for a bunch of things.  On the FUN front, the interns have set up a geocache course that can be […]

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 […]