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.
Thanks to a grant from the South Carolina Conservation Bank, Audubon’s Silver Bluff Sanctuary in Aiken County is now permanently protected. Free and open to the public, this 3,400-acre natural gem boasts stunning Savannah River views, 20 miles of trails, restored longleaf pine forest and ponds that attract the largest concentration of threatened Wood Storks in the Palmetto State.
The Land and Water Conservation Fund is the nation's most important conservation program, and it is set to expire this September without action by Congress.
For more than half a century, Crab Bank in Mt. Pleasant has served as a valuable rookery for shorebirds and seabirds. With the future of this Seabird Sanctuary in peril, Audubon is part of an all-hands effort to save this vital habitat for birds.
Audubon South Carolina’s Silver Bluff Sanctuary in Aiken County is now permanently protected by a conservation easement.
Efforts to reauthorize the South Carolina Conservation Bank and Representative Mark Sanford's commitment to conservation were front and center at the June 2018 Board Meeting.