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Silver Bluff Audubon is a sanctuary in more ways than one
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Silver Bluff Audubon is a sanctuary in more ways than one

In a remote area of Jackson lies one of Aiken County's greatest treasures – a 3,400-acre sanctuary that's as rich in wildlife as it is in history.

Audubon center in Aiken seeks donations to complete pavilion for educational programs
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Audubon center in Aiken seeks donations to complete pavilion for educational programs

Audubon's Silver Bluff Center and Sanctuary is fundraising for a public project to help accommodate the increasingly large number of school children that visit the site each year.

Shorebirds nest on a downtown Charleston rooftop as their natural beach habitat disappears
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Shorebirds nest on a downtown Charleston rooftop as their natural beach habitat disappears

The American Oystercatcher chicks have struggled in an urban environment in all three years, and their parents’ selection of a rooftop shows the pressures on their natural habitat.

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.