Tag Archives: Kiawah Island

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

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

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

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

As any birder can tell you, early morning birding can be tough. Getting up to spot birds seems ridiculous at that hour, until you see your first bird and then it all comes into perspective. That February morning was no exception … Read More

–Triathlon race will feature individuals and relay teams competing in a .7-mile swim, 24-mile bike ride and 6-mile run The organizers of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort Marathon and Half Marathon today announced that the new Kiawah Island Golf Resort … Read More

On March 30, 2013 we will be holding the 2nd Annual Disc Golf tournament in Night Heron Park at Kiawah Island. Disc Golf is an up and coming, unique twist on golf. It’s a great recreational activity that combines the … Read More

Similar to a dog barking at a stranger at your door, birds alert one another when there is a threat in their neighborhood. On February 5th, as our recreation staff was finishing a meeting in Night Heron Park, we were … Read More

Recently, Kiawah Island Naturalists have been busy helping Aaron Given, Assistant Town Biologist, with his winter marsh sparrow banding research. Throughout the winter months Aaron selects a few days centered around a daytime high tide that is at least 5.8 … Read More

Early every January, the resort closes The Sanctuary for a top-to-bottom refurbishment (cleaning & polishing) making the hotel virtually brand new.  The lobby is totally cleared of all furniture and rugs and floors refinished and furniture and drapes cleaned.  Here … Read More