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New Belgium in Marion Square

December 2, 2013

New Belgium Brewing is bringing its beer-toting, film-traveling, nonprofit-benefiting show back to your backyard. Clips Beer and Film Tour is coming to Charleston onThursday, September...Read More



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Going the Extra Yard

Illustrating the importance of public participation in water resources management, Carolina Clear, Clemson University’s stormwater education and awareness program, and Clemson Extension have rolled out a new TV advertisement in markets across the state. The 30-second ad, which will run on local TV stations until the end of October, seeks to raise awareness of the Carolina Yards program and encourage…Read More

Green Thumbs Up

Twenty volunteers from Blackbaud came to West Ashley on Friday to begin work on the planting boxes on what will be the Charleston Parks Conservancy community garden at the corner of Magnolia and Sycamore roads. The volunteers were taking part in the Untied Way’s national Day of Caring. Conservancy volunteer director Neve Richardson was on…Read More

Shrimp Baiting Season Is Open!

The 2013 shrimp-baiting season will open at noon Friday, Sept. 13 in South Carolina waters. Mild winter weather allowed good numbers of overwintering white shrimp to spawn in the spring, producing at least average numbers of shrimp available for fall harvest, but heavy rainfall and river runoff during the summer has washed  small shrimp down…Read More

An Eco-Friendly Kick-Off To The New School Year

Charleston County Environmental Management’s Greening Schools Program is collaborating with Charleston County School District to sponsor and support student green teams to assist schools with taking steps toward sustainability. Green teams empower students and facilitators to take sustainable actions such as waste reduction, reuse, recycling, composting, energy conservation and pollution prevention. “A green team, through peer-based learning and…Read More

Walterboro Dedicates New Memorial Trail

On Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at 11 a.m., a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held to mark the opening of an additional trail at the Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary, one of the East Coast’s largest estuarine preserves, just on the edge of historic downtown Walterboro. The ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony will be held in honor…Read More

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