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.
Bobcats are one of the most unique species on Kiawah Island and catching a glimpse of one is on the bucket list of almost every Kiawah resident and visitor alike. Unfortunately, in recent years, the use of anticoagulant rodenticides has caused an increase in bobcat deaths. In recent testing additional willdife species (five raccoons and one opossum) also tested positive for anticoagulant rodenticides in their system. This new eidence confirms the dangers and impacts to Kiawah's wildlife.
How can you help save Kiawah's bobcats? All Kiawah property owners are encouraged to take the pledge to stop using antigoagulant rodenticides on their property and become a Bobcat Guardian today. Visit www.savekiawahbobcats.com to learn more and take the pledge today.
See the lists of pest control providers that have and have NOT signed the Bobcat Guardian Provider Pledge on our Wildlife Perservation Efforts page.
The Kiawah Conservancy (Conservancy) has been working in concert with the Town of Kiawah Island (TOKI) concerning the use of anticoagulant rodenticides and their deleterious effects on our bobcat population here on Kiawah Island. Not only do these anticoagulants poison our bobcats, but they also poison additional rodent predators such as eagles, owls, hawks, snakes, raccoons, alligators, and other animals. Use of Anticoagulant Rodenticides on Kiawah Island. Click the link below to read the Kiawah Conservancy's Position Statement on the Use of Anticoagulant Rodenticides on Kiawah Island.
Meet Lowcountry Marine Mammal Network (LMMN) Executive Director Lauren Rust and learn how the LMMN is working to protect marine mammals around the Lowcountry through science, education, and conservation. The LMMN provides a variety of educational programs throughout the Charleston area including the Kiawah Island Dolphin Education Program.
Check out our latest episode of Learning with Lee and learn all about some of Kiawah's most colorful creatures... Butterflies!