What's New

November 12, 2017

The Kiawah Conservancy celebrated 20 years of conservation success with over 290 guests at our Annual Legacy Gala on November 12, 2017. The evenings festivities included live and silent auctions, a wine pull, and an exciting games of Heads or Tails led by auctioneer, Tom Crawford. Proceeds from the event support the preservation of Little Rabbit North, a 6.20 acre property located at the entrance to Kiawah Island. Thank you for your generous support!

We are so close to meeting the $1 Million needed to purchase Little Rabbit North, and... We are only $34,520 away from meeting the Shipley Foundation, Inc. Grant Challenge! There's only 8 days left unilt the December 12 Deadline.

Make your donation to the Kiawah Conservancy today to preserve the places you love for the wildlife you love and help us save Little Rabbit North!

The Shipley Foundation, Inc. has challenged the Kiawah Conservancy and the Kiawah Island Community to a dollar for dollar match up to $400,000 for the purchase of Little Rabbit North. For your donation/pledge to be counted toward the challenge, it must be received by December 12, 2017.



January 30, 2018 @ 3PM

Join us in Bobcat Hall at Beachwalker Center (23 Beachwalker Drive) for the first Conservation Matters program of 2018.

South Carolina Aquarium Conservation Director, Albert George, and Conservation Programs Manager, Kelly Thorvalson, will discuss how sea turtles and humans are facing some of the most critical conservation issues of our time, sea level rise and plastic pollution, and how Kiawah can become more resilient, now and in the future.

This program is co-sponsored by the Kiawah Conservancy and the Kiawah Island Community Association

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 TravelStorysGPS app and take a tour today! There are seven exciting options to choose from.


Naturally Kiawah Volume 38

Check your mailboxes! If you're on our mailing list you should be receiving your copy of Naturally Kiawah Volume 38 any day now. If you're not on our list, you can sign up here to receive the next published issue and view the current issue online now.

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?

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.