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Due to COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

After careful consideration, the Kiawah Conservancy has made the difficult decision to close our offices to the public. Our staff members are equipped and prepared to work remotely. This decision was not made lightly; however, as a science-based organization we want to ensure that we are doing our part to help curb the transmission of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and safety of our community, our team and volunteers remain our top priority.

We will follow the recommendation of authorities and the CDC to determine when we can reopen to the public. In the meantime, we send our best wishes to you and your loved ones for good health and safety.

Horticulture Associate (Part Time Position)

The Kiawah Conservancy seeks candidates for the position of Horticulture Intern. Candidates for this position will be prepared to provide assistance in a variety of roles, with a focus on maintaining the Naturally Kiawah Demonstration Garden and Maritime Forest Reserve and Nature Trail. Through discussion-based learning and practical, hands-on experience, the intern will perform the daily tasks, up-keep, and responsibilities of a public garden and nature trail as well as the coordination of volunteer personnel. Applicants should have a strong communication skills and a working knowledge of South Carolina’s native plants and invasive species of concern.

Please review the requirements and follow the application instructions. No phone calls, please.

Part-Time Contract

The Kiawah Conservancy seeks candidates for the position of Project Coordinator (Part-Time Contract). Candidates for this position will be prepared to provide provide support adn coordination for a project awarded under the Emergency Coastal Resilience Fund 2019 (ECRF) through the National Fish and Wildlife Federation (NFWF). The project coordinator will work closely with the Conservancy's Executive Director and staff to provide project coordination, meeting and event planning, and communications materials for the ECRF project and other redilience related projects.

Please review the requirements and follow the application instructions. No phone calls, please.

March 24 @ 3PM, The Sandcastle

PROGRAM CANCELLED

In an abundance of caution and concern about COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to reschedule this program.

We felt it best to reschedule rather than risk exposure for our program speaker and our community.
 

Self-Guided Tours

Discover stories unique to Kiawah as you enjoy our self-guided Naturally Kiawah Pathways tours of the Island's scenic pathways. Download the free TravelStorys app and take a tour today! There are eight exciting options to choose from.

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The Mystery and Magic of Bobcats

Have you seen our documentary on Kiawah's bobcats?

If not, CLICK HERE TO WATCH IT NOW

Learn about Kiawah's bobcat population, their importance to our unique ecosystem, and research currently underway to preserve and protect these elusive creatures.

This documentary is sponsored by the Kiawah Conservancy with a grant from the Town of Kiawah Island.

Have you seen our newest documentary on the shorebirds of Kiawah? If not, CLICK HERE TO WATCH IT NOW

Learn about Kiawah's shorebirds and Island efforts to preserve and protect these amazing and threatened species.

Have you seen our documentary on the American alligator?
If not, CLICK HERE TO WATCH IT NOW

Learn about Kiawah's thriving alligator population, their importance to our unique ecosystem, and research currently underway to preserve and protect this modern day dinosaur.

Thank you to our sponsors: Taylor Agency Insurance and Town of Kiawah Island for their generous support.

Have you seen our documentary on the the loggerhead sea turtle? If not, CLICK HERE TO WATCH IT NOW

Watch as the mother turtle emerges from the ocean and makes her way to the dunes to dig her nest and lay her clutch of eggs. Learn about Kiawah's thriving Turtle Patrol and their efforts to preserve this amazing species. See the hatchlings emerge from the nest and make their way to the ocean. Loggerhead sea turtles are one of Kiawah Island’s most iconic and noble species.