Local Issues

Saving Trees, Picking Up Trash and Helping Out Johns Island

August 29, 2013
The Johns Island Conservancy (JICSC), a group dedicated to preserving and safeguarding the natural habitat, wildlife, historical and agricultural resources of Johns Island, will be participating in several events this fall and could use your help with any or all of them.
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