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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Holiday Photos

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We get a lot of questions about the holidays on the island: Is it too cold to play outside ?(no) How would someone get a Christmas tree out there? (by boat) Is it crowded? (yes, by Dewees winter standards, which means you’ll have fun running into a few neighbors on the beach or soccer field).  Is […]

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New Winter Internship: Learning about birds with Kristen

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Winter Internship Kristen Oliver is currently completing a winter internship with us in birding.  Through a partnership with SC Audubon, the Dewees POA, and the Dewees Island Conservancy, Kristen lives in our intern housing and spent her fall working at the Sullivan’s Island Banding station. Kristen has done two different banding demonstrations on the island, and has […]

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Sweets for the Staff

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  Last Tuesday some island residents got together to prepare boxes of cookies for our beloved helpers here on Dewees.   After a night of baking, we had made a variety of 40 dozen cookies ranging from pecan pralines to chocolate pretzels. The boxes were decorated to the nines (thanks to the island kids) and arrays […]

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Holiday Decorating Inspired by Nature

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Holiday decorating The holiday decorations are up around the island, and the tree in the Huyler House is decorated for all to enjoy.  This year’s design, envisioned by Jane Savage and executed by the ladies of the round table with Emily Fairchild, features a tree full of origami birds.  Jane was inspired by the way […]