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June 22, 2018 @ 2PM

Let's Talk Turtles!

Join us for Conservation Matters in the Bobcat Room at Beachwalker Center (23 Beachwalker Drive) and learn about some of Kiawah’s most famous residents… our loggerhead sea turtles! Talk turtles with Kelly Bragg and learn not only information about sea turtles, but conservation efforts, Kiawah’s turtle patrol, and what YOU can do to help protect these gentle giants. Be prepared for plenty of photographs too!

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

Seating is limited. Please register your attendance!

Thursday, July 5 from 7PM - 8PM in Night Heron Park

The Kiawah Conservancy's Conservation Matters program is teaming up with the Resort's Discovery Series to bring the Center for Birds of Prey to Kiawah Island!  Join us at Night Heron Park for flight demonstrations, crafts, and more! An educator from the Center for Birds of Prey will present information on a variety of live raptor species and provide exhilarating flight demonstrations.  The Kiawah Conservancy will host a complimentary nature craft booth and share information on our new augmented reality game through the Agents of Discovery app. Admission is complimentary, blankets or chairs are recommended.

This free program is co-sponsored by the Kiawah Conservancy and Kiawah Island Golf Resort's Nature Program.

No reservations are necessary. Just meet us in the Park!

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 @ 4:30PM

Join us at the newly renovated Sandcastle for popcorn and a movie.  Enjoy a selection of movie snacks and drinks while you watch the Kiawah Conservancy's Loggerhead Sea Turtle, American Alligator, and Taking Wing (shorebird) documentary shorts. This is sure to be a great family-friendly activity.

Space is limited. Reservations are strongly suggested.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 @ 4:30PM

Join us at the newly renovated Sandcastle for popcorn and a movie.  Enjoy a selection of movie snacks and drinks while you watch the Kiawah Conservancy's Loggerhead Sea Turtle, American Alligator, and Taking Wing (shorebird) documentary shorts. This is sure to be a great family-friendly activity.

Space is limited. Reservations are strongly suggested.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 @ 4:30PM

Join us at the newly renovated Sandcastle for popcorn and a movie.  Enjoy a selection of movie snacks and drinks while you watch the Kiawah Conservancy's Loggerhead Sea Turtle, American Alligator, and Taking Wing (shorebird) documentary shorts. This is sure to be a great family-friendly activity.

Space is limited. Reservations are strongly suggested.

The Conservancy Garden Keepers is a year-round volunteer initiative that keeps Kiawah's citizens connected with nature through Garden Stewardship. Participating as a Garden Keeper is an opportunity to be a steward of one of Kiawah's greatest resources throughout the year. This group of dedicated volunteers, led by Edna Roberds and Pat Pachuk, cares for the Naturally Kaiwah Demonstration Garden and its fixtures at Night Heron Park.

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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 seven exciting options to choose from.

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Kiawah Conservancy Explores Bobcat Trail Mission

Explore the Kiawah Conservancy’s Bobcat Trail using our newest augmented reality game! Think Pokémon GO! Download the free app, Agents of Discovery, on your smartphone or mobile device, and look for the Kiawah Conservancy Explores Bobcat Trail mission. Begin your personal GPS activated adventure at Night Heron Park with our top secret agent, Bob E. Cat. He’ll share secrets of his daily stroll around the Island. Find out what he eats, where he sleeps, learn about some of his favorite hiding spots! See some of the wildlife that he encounters on his journey and discover how YOU can be a wildlife steward.

Start your adventure at the Naturally Kiawah Demonstration Garden at Night Heron Park to begin this GPS activated Nature Trivia challenge, and end your quest near Boardwalk 18 on the beach. Share your favorite photos from this expedition with us on Facebook (Kiawah Conservancy), Twitter (@kiawahconserv), and Instagram (@kiawahconserv)

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.