Author Archives: Kiawah Island Recreation

By, Grace Cleworth, KIGR Recreation Administrative Assistant It is the question that looms over my head each year at the middle of June. What Father’s Day gift can I possibly get for a dad that’s given me way more in … Read More

  First manatee of the 2013 season has been has spotted in Charleston waters. When one thinks of manatees, an image of sea grass beds in Florida appears in the mind. However, the range of these Florida sea cows extends … Read More

These words, immortalized in Latin, are engraved upon Carl Linnaeus’ grave stone.  Linnaeus saw the complexity of the world, and succeeded in devising a system to name every living thing on Earth.  He sought to see the trees from the … Read More

With a mouth like that, one would think leatherbacks are taking down massive fish and giant squid. Would you be surprised to know that Leatherback Sea Turtles, one of the world’s largest reptiles, feed almost exclusively on jellyfish? Hundreds of … Read More

If you like Italian food that’s fresh and chef inspired, Tomasso at the Turtle Point Golf Course is the place to go.   Tomasso has recently planted a beautiful produce garden including 6-7 different varieties of tomatoes, eggplant, and several varieties … Read More

A Naturalist’s Reflection on her first 2 weeks on the Job I started my training as a Naturalist for the Kiawah Island Golf Resort by shadowing the senior guides and exploring the island on my own. In those first two … Read More

Early Sunday morning, April 14th, the Nature Center receives a phone call, “young Great Horned Owl on the ground.” Naturalists respond. The nest is located 100+ feet high in a Loblolly Pine. At least one parent is on the watch. … Read More

Looking for a great way to spoil Mom on Mother’s Day this year? How about a whole days worth?! We’ve thought up some different ways you can pamper Mom all day on Sunday, May 12th while visiting the island! Picture … Read More

Handmade at Turtles’ Net Art Studio – Mother’s day gifts from the heart. Whether you are 5 or 50 years old, handmade, heartfelt gifts show your Mom how special she is.  Not a crafty person?  The Turtles’ Nest Art Studio can help. We … Read More

Time lapsed video of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort Easter Egg Hunt and Egg Toss.  …and fun was had by all!