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May - All Month Long

Be part of our #GivingMay Challenge!  By raising $50,000 during #GivingMay, we will receive an additional $15,000 in matching grants.  

How to Give:
- Contribute online using the DONATE NOW Button below, select #GivingMay as the Gift Designation.
- Mail or drop off donations at the Kiawah Conservancy office (80 Kestrel Court, Kiawah Island, SC 29455).
- Phone in contributions at 843-768-2029. 

Share your #GivingMay story with us on social media and encourage your family and friends to give!

Interested in volunteering this week?  Meet us in the Garden on Friday, May 11 at 9am. The sweetgrass sections are need of dethatching. Bring your gloves, water bottle, and stiff rake, with which we will attempt to comb out the dead grass.

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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May 10, 2018 @ 10AM

Join us at Mingo Point for a paddle trip on the Kiawah River. Enjoy the natural beauty of Kiawah Island, its abundant wildlife, and surrounding marsh views as we paddle along the Kiawah River.

Registration for this event if FULL. Please contact our office to be placed on the waiting list and we will let you know if space becomes available.

This program is co-sponsored by the Kiawah Conservancy and the Kiawah Island Nature Program.

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.

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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.

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!

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.

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.