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Broad & Beyond: Summer soon approaches

Monday, May 13, 2024

Greetings!   May in the Lowcountry is a great time to get out on the water and catch America’s most popular gamefish — the largemouth bass! It is also one of last cool months for camping and stargazing, so get out with your telescope and peer into the…

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South Coast Newsletter: Working Hand in Hand to Protect Our Coast

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Spring into April with this month’s South Coast Newsletter! In this edition, we share the good news about a conservation outcome for the Gregorie Neck property and the ongoing fight for more land protection in the South Coast. Learn how our advocacy contributed to protecting this…

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South Coast Newsletter: St. Helena advocates visit Columbia

Friday, March 1, 2024

South Coast Newsletter, February 2024  Despite the cooler temperatures, the month of February got off to a hot start as our South Coast team partnered with community members from St. Helena Island and Jasper County to rally against incompatible development threats.   Our corner of the Lowcountry and the people that call its beautiful landscapes home are worth fighting for. From the stately longleaf pines of Jasper County to the expansive St….

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South Coast Newsletter: New Year, New River Advocacy

Monday, January 22, 2024

Happy New Year from the South Coast office of the Coastal Conservation League! We hope you rang in 2024 with a serving of collard greens to bring you wealth, and a scoop of hoppin’ john for good luck!   Stick around to learn about our advocacy to protect historic rice fields and sensitive landscapes along the New River, from its headwaters in Hardeeville to its mouth near Palmetto Bluff.  

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South Coast Newsletter: December

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Season’s Greetings from the South Coast Office of the Coastal Conservation League. In this December newsletter, we’ll discuss Jasper County’s comprehensive plan updates, and also talk about wintertime fishing in the Lowcountry!  Learn more about strategies Jasper County is considering to protect its wildlife and natural resources–and stay tuned for the hottest conservation fishing tips!  Enjoy, Grant Jasper’s Journey Kicks Off with Donnelly…

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June 2023 South Coast Newsletter: Recognizing the Role of Local Government

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

This month, we are tipping our hats to local government for listening to their constituents and taking action to protect natural resources, rural places, and community quality of life. Recent action by Beaufort County, Jasper County, and the Town of Port Royal warrants a round of applause. The leadership demonstrated by each respective council proves local government can make a difference when it comes to safeguarding what makes our corner of the Lowcountry…

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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…

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