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New Bestseller from Mary Alice Monroe Features Dewees

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Island friend Mary Alice Monroe has just released Beach House Reunion, her fifth novel in the Beach House series that she started in 2002. This is my favorite of the series: and not just because she heals some old family rifts and ties up loose ends: this book does a wonderful job following a family […]

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Summer Programs: July 2018

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Monday July 2 Crabbing Description:Learn how to ID & catch a blue crab and alligator safety during this catch a release program. Reserve your (free spot) Here: Monday, July 2 Naturalists Choice: Save the Sea Turtles! Description:Through hands on activities learn what makes a sea turtle a sea turtle, what turtle biologists do, challenges sea […]

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Coyote Pup plays on the beach

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This morning’s turtle walk yielded a great sunrise, and the opportunity to watch a coyote puppy play with a ghost crab.  I came onto the beach at Ancient Dunes, and there was a young coyote right there, who took off into the woods right away.  This is good news, because it means our coyote hazing […]

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June 2018 Programs

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June 2018 Programs

We’re excited for this summer’s lineup of programs.  Here is the current schedule for June 2018 Programs.  This doesn’t include the pickleball schedule, which is on Wednesdays and Sundays, time depending.  There is usually info on the calendar and the website about Pickleball. These should all also be in the Dewees Island App, (click here […]

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Fred the Snake visits the Beach

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If you are looking for a fun kids book that features Dewees Island, you can pick up Fred the Snake and Friends Go to the Beach, by island resident Dr. Peter Cotton. In this fifth installment of Fred the Snake’s adventures, Fred and his friends hop the ferry to Dewees.  You’ll find a lot of […]

Arts Council Exhibits

Local Artist Sheryl Stalnaker leads Plein Air Workshop

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Saturday brought a flurry of artistic energy as local artist Sheryl Stalnaker led her students and interested residents in a plein air painting class. Stalnaker, who displays her work at The Martin Gallery, first came to Dewees Island a few years ago for a tour with a church group. Sheryl’s first visit to Dewees in 2014. […]

Birds and Birding

Dewees Island of International Significance to Shorebirds

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International Recognition Here on Dewees Island, we are working to preserve and maintain habitat for nesting, feeding, and resting shorebirds, and our efforts have gained us inclusion in the Cape Romain region site of hemispheric significance with WHSRN.  (Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network). It is a site of international significance because the entire region hosts […]

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Internet Access – Solutions Available Today

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We get a lot of questions about Internet access on the island: and what we are using at our house, whether it’s bundled with land lines, DSL or satellite, etc. Improving Internet speed has been identified as a priority at our annual meeting. There is a group of volunteers working on Internet solutions, and one […]

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Super Blue Moon: Dewees Loves a Celebration

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We love a chance to celebrate around here. January 31 was a full moon, the second in January, which makes it a blue moon. And a supermoon, when it’s closer to the earth than usual, bringing big tides. And a lunar eclipse, which unfortunately happened for us just after moonset, though we were able to see […]

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Summer Internships on Dewees

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Apply now for summer internships on Dewees! Our community is immeasurably enriched by the energy and scholarship of young interns who spend the summer on Dewees in several programs.  Here is a full description of some of our intern programs. Our interns live on the island in a two-bedroom apartment, and depending on their job, […]