Category Archives: Environment

Spring Bird Watching on Kiawah

  As winter wanes, birds around the globe begin to undertake one of the most spectacular feats in the natural world: the annual spring migration. This is the time to experience stunning spring bird watching here on Kiawah. Whether you choose to … Read More

Bird Feeding 101

Winter can be a tough time for wildlife. Colder temperatures and less availability of food makes every day a challenge, and Bird Feeding 101 is your guide to helping the wildlife around you.  Many animals have adapted to the cold … 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

  As Town Biologist Aaron Given puts it, ‘the first of a wave of buttery goodness’ has arrived on Kiawah. This week, Town biologists banded the first two Yellow-rumped Warblers (Setophaga coronata) of the season. Yellow-rumped Warblers are one of … Read More

Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Comes to Kiawah for Naturally Kiawah Garden Grand Opening Saturday, October 26th at 4pm. Back in April we announced the “Naturally Kiawah Garden” project, a garden with the focus of enhancing the knowledge of plants native … Read More

The Kiawah River is always a special place with an abundance of life, but the fall season is something magical – Kiawah Island Dolphins. The temperatures are starting to cool off and our summer crowds are starting to fade. The … 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

By Jocelyn Criswell Have you ever wondered what happens to the soap you leave behind at hotels? Maybe, maybe not? That’s why there’s the Global Soap Project. It’s not like you have ever experienced a soap shortage, or even thought about … Read More

One Pop Tab at a Time!

To some of you this might be just a regular pop tab or a reminder of a delicious cold beverage you’ve just enjoyed on the beach. But to many others, it is a symbol of support and hope for a … Read More

The Naturally Kiawah Garden, a joint project with Kiawah Island Golf Resort and Kiawah Conservancy, was recently completed in Night Heron Park. The garden is designed to showcase native plants and plants that respond well to the diverse conditions of Kiawah Island’s environs.