Mar 27 2019

Earth Day On Kiawah Island

Staff Report for The Island Connection

Children learn about local turtle species at Earth Day celebration.

The Kiawah Conservancy will be hosting its annual Earth Day Celebration on April 18 from 4-6 p.m. at the Naturally Kiawah Demonstration Garden in Night Heron Park.

Families participate in education programs about local ecology.

Protecting our species and preserving Kiawah’s habitat has been an important part of the Kiawah Conservancy’s mission for over 20 years. Through a focus on research and education, the Conservancy encourages citizens to become leaders in environmental conservation for the benefit of all. Join in celebrating what makes Kiawah Island so amazing!

At the Celebration,

  • Meet and learn from representatives of the Lowcountry Marine Mammal Network, Kiawah Island Turtle Patrol, Conservancy Garden Keepers, and Charleston Collegiate Outdoor Program.
  • Learn about bird conservation efforts with the Kiawah Island Shorebird Stewardship and Town of Kiawah Island Bird Research Programs.
  • Get a feel for wildlife with the SC Aquarium Rovers Touch Tank and creatures.
  • Enjoy an Art Walk with the Kiawah Art Guild or a Photography walk with the Kiawah Island Photography Club.
  • Take part in the Roots & Shoots Native Plant Sale and Rosebank Farms Farmers Market.
  • Take part in the ladybug releases in the garden and meet with Beekeeper Debbie Fisher.
  • Enjoy steel drum music by Mike Greer.
  • Learn about the Naturally Kiawah Pathways Self-Guided Tours using the TravelStorys App.
  • Children can meet Charley the Riverdog, and will enjoy a variety of crafts, games, jump castles, face painting, and much more!

The Kiawah Conservancy’s Earth Day Celebration is a great opportunity to increase environmental awareness in our community. We encourage you to join us for this free, fun, family-oriented event and learn how you can make a difference.

For information and a schedule of events, visit KiawahConservancy.org

 

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