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Saving Crab Bank: Why We Care

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If you don’t live locally, you may have missed the conversations about Crab Bank, right off of Shem Creek. It’s a narrow strip of land in Charleston Harbor, and there is a good likelihood that most, if not all, of the Brown Pelicans we see were hatched right there.  In addition, many of our summer […]

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Golf Options for Dewees People

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editors note: I don’t know anything about golf, but I get asked about it a lot. This guest post is written by dear friend and dunes colleague Jennifer O’Brien, who has worked in the local golf industry for years. Leave comments below: Which one of these is your favorite? Where do you play most often? […]

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All is Well. Returning to Dewees after Florence

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A week ago, I was in the middle of writing a leisurely post about how relieved we were NOT to have to pack up and evacuate for Florence when everything went awry with the forecasts and the governor ordered an evacuation. I’ll eventually finish that one, which explains all of the hurricane preparations we go […]

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Dewees Island web cams during Hurricane Florence 2018

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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 over the impoundment towards Chapel Pond dock. Southeast camera Southwest camera Check out Dewees Island Real Estate Homes for Sale Lots for Sale

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Local Author Signe Pike describes Dewees

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Local author Signe Pike released her new book today, and I got an advanced reader copy and LOVED it!  Our island friends over at Buxton Books hosted a launch party for her on Sunday night.  Several of us hated to miss the annual dammit!ball championship, but enjoyed her reading from her book at a lovely reception […]

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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 […]