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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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mississippi kite eating a bug

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 […]

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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 […]

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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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photography workshop Dewees

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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Dewees Nature Investigation

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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aerial of Lake Timicau Project 2017

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 […]

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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 […]