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The Kiawah Conservancy Presents:  The Magic of Kiawah
The Magic of Kiawah

Frequent wildlife encounters are one of the most appealing pleasures of life on Kiawah Island. It is a unique place where native landscapes, wildlife and people coexist for the benefit of all, a place where wonderful memories are made. When it comes right down to it, those memories are built on the natural wonders here. This is the Magic of Kiawah Island and we invite you to be part of it.

Japanese Yew Hedge (Podocarpus macropyllus)
Japanese Yew Hedge (Podocarpus macropyllus)

Japanese yew hedge, frequently referred to as Podocarpus, is common to Kiawah Island and downtown Charleston landscapes.

Mockingbird Taking a Bath
Mockingbird Taking a Bath

Thanks to our good friend Lowell Rausch for sharing this wonderful video of a mockingbird in his birdbath. These little birds have quite the personality. They sing almost endlessly, even at night. They add new sounds to their repertoire throughout their lives.

Our Legacy for Kiawah Island
Our Legacy for Kiawah Island

Frequent wildlife encounters are one of the most appealing pleasures of life on Kiawah Island. It is a unique place where native landscapes, wildlife and people coexist for the benefit of all, a place where wonderful memories are made. When it comes right down to it, those memories are built on the natural wonders here.

Yaupon Holly (Ilex vomitoria)
Yaupon Holly

Yaupon holly is a native plant on Kiawah Island. It can be found in both natural areas and in developed landscaping. The tree provides great cover for wildlife and its fruit is an important source of food for songbirds. Yaupon holly can be grown in a variety of forms from tree to hedge. Dwarf varieties are also available. 

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