Author Archives: Kiawah Island Recreation

Within the next few days hatching season will officially begin for Kiawah’s Loggerhead Sea Turtles.  Kiawah provides great nesting habitat for the mother Loggerheads (Caretta caretta) and each summer these large, 350-pound turtles find themselves in our dunes to lay … Read More

 As a steward of the earth, you are invited to have fun & help an endangered marsh turtle on Earth Day on Kiawah. We love our turtles, but on Kiawah it’s not just sea turtles. A much smaller, elusive turtle … Read More

Hibernation vs Brumation On Kiawah we can feel spring is in the air; however, much of the northern United States is still feeling the full force of winter.  We humans have the benefit of staying inside a warm building or … Read More

Love Birds

February is the month filled with pink hearts, stories of love, and lots of chocolate. It’s a time to celebrate your relationships and show others how special they are. The animal kingdom has a unique way of showing that affection. … Read More

Running for a Cause

To look out at the crowd of nearly 3800 runners at the start of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort Marathon is truly an awe-inspiring moment.  It’s truly running for a cause. Though the Race Staff makes our best attempt to be educated … Read More

  Here comes Thanksgiving and with Thanksgiving comes Grandma’s superb casseroles, your mother’s famous red velvet cake, and of course, turkey. The once threatened wild turkey is now plentiful throughout the United States due to extensive conservation efforts and now … Read More

First of all, what is frit painting? Frit is crushed up pieces of glass. It comes in the same type and same colors of the regular glass we use in Kiawah’s Turtles’ Nest Art Studio. There are three types of … Read More

Coyotes are grayish-brown often with reddish tinges.  Weighing 20-40 pounds, they resemble a medium-sized dog. They are omnivorous and will eat a variety of food items, including deer, rabbits, rodents, insects, berries, and acorns. Although it is considered rare to … Read More

If you have not heard of the Charleston Harbour House , a charitable organization to benefit veterans, then you have not yet begun to realize the value of their mission- to provide a safe harbor to ease our military & … Read More

The athletes of the inaugural Kiawah Island Golf Resort Triathlon will be sporting a logo you may not be familiar with…but race organizers hope to change that. The logo is that of Charleston Habour House.   Their mission is to build … Read More