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Audubon SC thanks Davis
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Audubon SC thanks Davis

Without his voice of reason and perseverance, South Carolinians would still be lacking a much-needed, comprehensive energy reform policy.

Saving Colombia's Forests Is Crucial to Protect Prothonotary Warblers
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Saving Colombia's Forests Is Crucial to Protect Prothonotary Warblers

A new study shows that almost the entire population winters in a region with rampant deforestation—a finding that could help target conservation.

Energy Freedom
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Energy Freedom

As the sponsor of the S.C. Energy Freedom Act, Rep. McCoy was instrumental in guiding the legislation through the House committee process and securing its unanimous passage of the bill on the House floor.

Creativity and conservation keynote Sullivan’s Island shorelines
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Creativity and conservation keynote Sullivan’s Island shorelines

Shorebirds, in general, have declined heavily over the last 40 years – by 70% in North America.

Audubon Ambassadors Push for Clean Energy in South Carolina
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Audubon Ambassadors Push for Clean Energy in South Carolina

At lobby day, Audubon South Carolina members take action to ensure a healthier future for the state and birds.

Francis Beidler Forest Cultural Heritage Day honors ‘the spirit of the maroon'
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Francis Beidler Forest Cultural Heritage Day honors ‘the spirit of the maroon'

Hundreds of people visited the Audubon Center and Sanctuary at Francis Beidler Forest on Saturday to learn the history of maroon communities — groups of people who escaped slavery by taking refuge inside swamps, including Four Holes Swamp, during the antebellum period.

Francis Beidler Forest celebrates 50 years
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Francis Beidler Forest celebrates 50 years

This month, Audubon South Carolina and The Nature Conservancy of South Carolina marked the 50th Anniversary of a conservation partnership that helped establish and protect the Francis Beidler Forest in Harleyville.

How S.C. solar energy proposals would benefit consumers — and wildlife
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How S.C. solar energy proposals would benefit consumers — and wildlife

By adopting the SC Energy Freedom act, South Carolina has the opportunity to be at the forefront of our nation’s renewable energy revolution, while creating high-demand jobs, generating millions of dollars in investment, and easing the transition away from emissions-heavy energy production.

$700,000 grant might be game changer for Charleston’s Crab Bank
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$700,000 grant might be game changer for Charleston’s Crab Bank

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.

Mike Dawson retires from managing Beidler Forest after a 38-year run
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Mike Dawson retires from managing Beidler Forest after a 38-year run

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.