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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

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

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

 Kiawah Naturalists were fortunate to get some amazing video of a mother alligator as she assists her hatchlings.

One of the best parts of being a naturalist is that moment when we first spot a dolphin swimming towards our tour in the Kiawah River. Whether it is during a kayaking or motorboat excursion, our Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins steal … Read More

Snake Sense

The way a snake is aware of us, other animals, and the environment in general is vastly and intriguingly different than the way in which we humans sense our world. Some senses mammals rely greatly on, such as eyesight, are … Read More