Beaufort News

Panel to discuss saving rivers, lands

A panel discussion, "Saving Our Rivers and Lands," will be held Sept. 21 at Lowcountry Presbyterian Church in Bluffton.

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Hilton Head Island/Bluffton Area, it will include a 9:30 a.m. welcoming party with refreshments. The discussion begins at 10 a.m.

Panelists will be Garrett Budds, director of land protection for the Beaufort County Open Land Trust; David Harter, chairman of the Port Royal Sound Foundation; and Fran Marscher, author, environmentalist and former editor of The Island Packet.

A question-and-answer period will follow the presentation. The church is at the corner of Simmonsville and Fording Island roads.

Details: Fran Holt, 843-837-3436 or