A federal foundation has granted $700,000 to the effort to save Crab Bank — a jolt of cash organizers sought and needed to pull off a $1.4 million fundraising effort.
Extra sand is an outcome of all dredging projects, and Audubon wants to use it to rebuild a vital nesting island in South Carolina.
Mike Dawson is retiring after 38 and a half years working at the Francis Beidler Forest near Harleyville. Over the decades his role evolved from naturalist to center director and manager at the National Audubon Society’s 18,000-acre bird and wildlife sanctuary.
Per legislation signed into law in March, the third week of October is designated as South Carolina Native Plant Week, recognizing the significance of native plants to our state's wildlife, economy and history.
This summer, Audubon South Carolina's Shorebird Steward volunteers worked hard to protect shorebirds by educating beachgoers on how to respectfully share the beach with nesting and resting coastal birds.