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South Coast Newsletter – January 2021

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Welcome to the January edition of our South Coast newsletter! Despite the biting cold and gray skies that often mark this time of year, I always feel hopeful at the start of a new year, excited to see what opportunities it will bring. For instance, as you’ll read below, we are excited to see the adoption of regional stormwater standards across our local counties, cities, and towns that will support conservation and restoration of our…

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South Coast Newsletter (November 2020)

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Welcome to the November edition of our South Coast newsletter! With wreaths lining the streets of downtown Beaufort, and many other communities in the South Coast, it’s safe to say the holiday season is officially upon us! While this year’s season is certain to be a strange one as we continue to navigate the uncertainties of an ongoing pandemic, I hope you are able to find safe and fulfilling ways to enjoy family time, wholesome…

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South Coast Newsletter (October 2020)

Monday, October 26, 2020

Welcome to the October edition of our South Coast newsletter! As we continue to march our way through fall, I can’t help but feel amazed by how quickly time has flown by since I joined the Conservation League in March—and how much we’ve accomplished during that relatively short time. You can read more from Juliana below about one such success in which we won a significant battle towards protecting Bay Point, but until we see…

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South Coast Newsletter – September 2020

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Welcome to the September edition of our South Coast newsletter! Recent weeks here in the Lowcountry have heralded the fall with dipping temperatures, migrating critters, and blustery winds. I hope you’ve been treating yourself with long hours outdoors, enjoying our annual transition to winter. Please share this newsletter with your friends, family, and colleagues. I welcome your thoughts on how we can work together to enhance conservation on the South Coast. You can reach me at…


Resolve to stop using dangerous rat poison in 2020

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

It’s that time of year, the time to take stock of the past 365 days and make resolutions for the new year. We’re hoping that in 2020 communities will work to reduce their dependence on toxic rat poisons, known as anticoagulant rodenticides. This year, we learned that South Carolina wildlife is suffering from exposure to these toxic chemicals. A bobcat on Kiawah Island died from rodenticide secondary poisoning, which means she ate a rat…

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