Posted by ERIN MOODY on September 20, 2014
Woody Collins bumped his Volkswagen down a dirt road in the Seabrook area of Beaufort County, and then stopped abruptly.
"Hey, William, can you jump out and grab those ones in the ditch? I'll get these on the other side," he said.
The gray-haired men sprang from their vehicles and plunged into the woods, bending to gently scoop the bright-yellow golden chanterelles from the ground with two fingers.
Posted by JEFF KIDD on September 18, 2014
The Hilton Head Island Audubon Society will offer "Birding 101: An Introduction to Birding" from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on four consecutive Saturday mornings at The Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, starting Oct. 11 and concluding Nov. 1. The series is available to both members and non-members and is designed to help beginners learn to identify local birds.
Posted on September 15, 2014
Joe Maffo, owner of Critter Management, brought an alligator with no visible signs of elliptical pupils in either eye to The Island Packet and Beaufort Gazette's Bluffton office on Sept. 5, 2014. Maffo estimated the 7-foot-long, female alligator was about 20 years old. Maffo didn't know how long the alligator was without eyesight, but said he didn't feel as bad about putting down an alligator that could no longer see.
Posted by DAN BURLEY on September 14, 2014
Several exhibits planned for a Hilton Head Island museum would serve as an introduction to Lowcountry ecology for many out-of-town visitors, according to executive director Rex Garniewicz.
Posted by DAVID LAUDERDALE on September 11, 2014
A national "State of the Birds" report this week has a strong message for the Lowcountry: Land conservation works.