Posted by JEFF KIDD on December 24, 2014
If you love the outdoors and got a new portable device for Christmas, Untamed Lowcountry wants to help you take it for a spin. Here are five links to try on your new tablet or phone.
5. Lowcountry's 10 Best Spots for Birding: With thousands of undeveloped acres in the ACE Basin and 17 important bird areas as designated by the National Audubon Society, South Carolina's Lowcountry is a haven for birds and birdwatchers alike. This interactive graphic -- optimized for an iPad screen -- is practically a mini website of its own and directs you to 10 spots you won't want to miss. If you want an app-like experience for your smartphone or iPad, you can create a direct link to the graphic -- perfect for quickly summoning the information in the field -- right on your home screen by following these instructions:
1. Go to bit.ly/lowcountry-birding in your device browser.
Posted by JEFF KIDD on December 20, 2014
Despite a steady drizzle, Dataw Island's Christmas Bird Count went off as planned and bald eagles outnumbered the counters.
Posted on December 18, 2014
This week's gallery includes deer, up close and personal, along with a bounty of shorebirds. If you have photos you'd like to submit to a future Untamed Lowcountry gallery, email your jpeg images to Managing Editor Jeff Kidd at firstname.lastname@example.org. You must own rights to the photos you submit and agree to allow us to publish them.
Posted by ERIN MOODY on December 12, 2014
A Beaufort woman and a Port Royal police officer headed to work teamed up to save a common loon that had gotten stranded on the Lemon Island Bridge this week. The bird was treated at the Port Royal Veterinary Hospital and released.
Posted by SARAH BOWMAN on December 10, 2014
An increasingly rare shorebird that migrates through South Carolina received federal protection Tuesday after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed it as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.