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Swamp used by freedom-seekers recognized on Underground Railroad list
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Swamp used by freedom-seekers recognized on Underground Railroad list

Beidler Forest Audubon Center is now recognized as part of the National Park Service’s Underground Railroad Network to Freedom.

Dominion Energy, Audubon South Carolina collaborate to install wildlife tracking towers
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Dominion Energy, Audubon South Carolina collaborate to install wildlife tracking towers

The tower installations are to support migratory bird research and protection throughout the state.

Research at Beidler Forest plans to assess climate change over the years
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Research at Beidler Forest plans to assess climate change over the years

What can we learn over the last 40 years as the climate has changed and how it is reflected in the growth rings in the trees?

Wood storks taking over Silver Bluff Audubon Center and Sanctuary
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Wood storks taking over Silver Bluff Audubon Center and Sanctuary

A new bird blind was recently installed at the wood stork pond making it a perfect spot to take pictures and watch hundreds of wading birds.

South Carolina migratory bird hot spot connected to hemisphere-wide tracking effort
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South Carolina migratory bird hot spot connected to hemisphere-wide tracking effort

Audubon South Carolina, the state parks department, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Duke Energy teamed up June 4 to unveil a Motus wildlife tracking system

Group asks for your help protecting shorebirds when taking a trip to the beach
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Group asks for your help protecting shorebirds when taking a trip to the beach

Audubon South Carolina is asking beachgoers to watch out for shorebirds as they hit the sand this weekend and throughout the summer.

SC is an underrated player in the climate fight
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SC is an underrated player in the climate fight

In cities like Charleston, which flooded a record 89 times in 2019, the impacts of climate change are more than just a nuisance for city dwellers.

Crab Bank compromise will move dredge material away from mouth of Shem Creek
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Crab Bank compromise will move dredge material away from mouth of Shem Creek

About 660,000 cubic yards of material from the Charleston Harbor deepening project will be used to renourish the rookery, which has eroded because of weather and tides.

Your dirty bird feeders are deadly. Take them down.
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Your dirty bird feeders are deadly. Take them down.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources said they’re concerned by a rise in bird deaths and believe dirty feeders are to blame.

Grant awarded for wetland restoration at Georgetown County waterfowl management area
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Grant awarded for wetland restoration at Georgetown County waterfowl management area

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded $1 million for wetland restoration on the Lower Middleton complex at Samworth Wildlife Management Area in Georgetown County.