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'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.
Lately, downtown residents and visitors have noticed something unusual on the roof of a Charleston County School District office building on Calhoun Street: a pair of nesting oystercatchers.
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.
A new study shows that almost the entire population winters in a region with rampant deforestation—a finding that could help target conservation.