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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.

Share the love, share the shore
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Share the love, share the shore

VIP guests have been enjoying the beaches more than ever throughout recent closures: our shorebirds

SC solar farms could create more habitat for native plants and animals
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SC solar farms could create more habitat for native plants and animals

Creating a roadmap for companies to transform the land surrounding new solar farms into habitat for native plants, insects and birds.

Bolstering resilience, rebuilding a rookery
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Bolstering resilience, rebuilding a rookery

Spend any time in the charming coastal communities of the Southeast, and you will quickly learn why so many people there feel such a close connection to wildlife.

Charleston SC island restoration shows signs of life for bird rookery
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Charleston SC island restoration shows signs of life for bird rookery

A year ago, this swath of Drum Island was dredge spoils.