Tag Archives: nature

Choosing the perfect summer vacation ideas can be tough. Whether you’re looking for a family vacation, a group vacation, or solo adventure, you want to arrive at a place with an abundance of activities and beautiful amenities. There should be something … 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

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

At approximately 1 pm on Tuesday, March 26th, the Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Nature Center received a call from a concerned guest about an adult and juvenile Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin that appeared to be stranded in a tide pool approximately … Read More

Jellyfish often take a back seat to sharks within the trepidatious imagination of beach goers along the coast. Yet these creatures are some of the oldest, most fascinating and incredibly complicated creatures that occur on the shores of South Carolina. … Read More

Rainy days are some of the best opportunities to experience Nature’s symphony.  As children, our parents often told us, with good intentions, to stay indoors during rainy days. They said, “You will get sick” or “You will get mud in … Read More

Here at Kiawah Island we celebrate Earth Day everyday, but this year our recreation staff has three very special Earth Day events.  On Wednesday, April 11th, we will be hosting an Earth Day Trivia Night at Night Heron Bar and … Read More

In the birding world, a conspiracy, an asylum, or a slurp may sound like complete nonsensical ways of naming birds, but it’s not. Rather than being utter prattle, these names are actually linked to specific sets of birds and touch … Read More

Choosing binoculars for birding

Choosing Binoculars for Birding: Binoculars come in thousands of varieties, but when it comes to birding, binoculars come in three types: Too small or cheap to see birds; good bird binoculars; and luxury bird binoculars.  Because you need a certain … Read More

“We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean.  But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop” Mother Teresa. One bird at a time…. the Kiawah Island Nature Program and the … Read More