We encourage everyone to take time during the weekend of February 12 – 15, 2016 to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). Spend 15 minutes or longer documenting the number of each species and input this information along with the date, time, length of time and location into www.eBird.org (if you are a first time user, you will need to create a login). Learn more about the GBBC here.
On Sunday February 14, SIB is sponsoring our fist member activity by hosting two “Learning Together Bird Walks.” If you are not yet a SIB member, you must first become a member by following the instructions here.
Once you are a member, please register for one of the “Learning Together Bird Walks” by completing the form below and selecting one of the two trips:
Trip 1 – Palmetto Lake: Casual flat surface walk of less than a mile for approximately 1 1/2 hours around Palmetto Lake to view birds common to Seabrook Island backyards and ponds. Walk will leave the Lake House front steps promptly at 8:30 am. Limit 20 people.
Trip 2 – North Beach: Casual walk on North Beach of two miles (or more) for approximately 1 1/2 hours to view birds common to the beaches on Seabrook Island. Walk will leave the parking lot of North Beach Boardwalk #1 promptly at 8:30 am. Limit 12 people.
Please bring water, sunscreen, bug repellent, hat and if you have them binoculars and/or a camera.
Please register no later than Friday February 12, 2016. Thanks!
On Tuesday, February 9, from 8:30 to 10:00 am, join Charleston County Parks & Recreation Commission (CCPR) birding experts to explore the wonderfully diverse opposite ends of Folly Beach. You will see a variety of coastal birds. Help experienced birders scan the ocean for a variety of ducks, seabirds, and shorebirds and learn how to spot ‘bunches’ of Red Knots, “rafts” of scoters, and much more. Register for the class using the link below.
Ages 12 & up. A chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Park fees, operating schedules, and hours are subject to change without notice.
Folly Beach Fishing Pier
101 East Arctic Avenue
Folly Beach, SC 29439
I just spoke to the Center for Birds of Prey and they have six (6) seats left of the 25 total in this exciting photography workshop with Guest Artist Taylor Glenn on Monday February 15, 2016. See below for details – Call today if you want to register before the seats are gone!
Note: They will take an unlimited number of observers.
|Curated Photography Day with Guest Artist Taylor Glenn
ANNOUNCING – Limited number of tickets available!
We’re excited to have one of the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition’s featured artists as curator for our first Photography Day of 2016.
What: Curated Photography Day with Taylor Glenn
When: Monday, February 15
Time: 8:30am – 11:30am
Taylor Glenn is a photographer specializing in outdoor lifestyle and nature imagery. He is a resident of Jackson Hole, Wyoming and travels extensively for his work. Glenn’s photos have appeared in American Photography’s 30th and 31st editions and fine publications including Covey Rise, Outside Magazine, Sunset Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, and Wired Magazine.
As curator for this Photography Day, Taylor will share his expertise in a variety of
technical areas including equipment choice, and managing distance, light and subject movement.
This event will take place on the Monday following SEWE,from 8:30am to 11:30am and advance registration is required. Tickets are $45 per photographer and can be purchased online
or by calling the Center’s office at 843.971.7474.
$36 per photographer
$12 per observer
$45 per photographer
$15 per observer