Author Archives: Kiawah Island Recreation

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!

Spring has sprung!  It is that time of the year when you may have extraordinary nature encounters.  Species are mating, species are hatching, the level of fecundity is so high in the Spring you can see the pollen floating through … Read More

The use of native plants in a garden enhances its natural beauty while also providing food, protective cover, and nesting sites for wildlife. Over centuries, native plants have adapted to the climate, soils, and environmental conditions of an area, making … Read More

Every Easter Sunday, Night Heron Park is bursting with pastel colors, whether it’s from the thousands of Easter Eggs scattered on every inch of grass, or the colorful outfits that families don for the spring holiday. This Easter was no … Read More

In February of this year, we shared a story of a special encounter that our recreation staff had with a female bobcat at Night Heron Park.  Now, we have learned that our Bobcat (Bobcat 700), has given birth.  Her den, … Read More

Easter is a time of reunion, rejoicing, revitalization and recreation. It is a time when family and friends come together to welcome the changing of season, the rebirth of the land and the fertility that naturally ensues. Just as the … Read More