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7:35 am on Sunday June 3, 2012

Pawleys Island wetland at the heart of precedent-setting conservation bill (Update: Big business fights back)

Photo by TheDigitel Myrtle Beach Update June 3, 2012: In our first report (below) we described this story as classic "capitalists versus conservationists." It appears the capitalists have orchestrated a strong enough lobbying effort to take a lot of...
7:36 am on Wednesday May 23, 2012

A video tour of Port Royal's revamped Cypress Wetland Park (Updated)

The County Channel (Updates at the bottom.) With Port Royal's revamping of the Cypress Wetland Park nearly complete, the County Channel came by for a tour of the new walking decks and amphitheater in the heart of Port Royal, and put together a...
11:31 am on Tuesday May 15, 2012

Port Royal's revamped Cypress Wetland Park to be dedicated May 15 (Updated)

The County Channel A video tour of Port Royal's revamped Cypress Wetland Park by the County Channel. Update: It's open, check out a shot of the opening from local Ann-Marie Adams — and don't forget to stop by for yourself! The Town of Port Royal...
1:01 pm on Thursday March 29, 2012

Port Royal's wetland deck, attraction nearly done

Town of Port Royal Port Royal's revamping of the Cypress Wetland deck (and drainage) is nearly complete and they showed it off with this photo on their Facebook page — have you checked it out yet? What do you think? 
11:58 am on Monday January 9, 2012

Coastal Carolina marine research receives software license grant worth $1.7 million

Geoscience software company Seismic Micro-Technology Inc. has agreed to provide the Coastal Carolina University with an advanced computer software package for a period of three years. The grant will supply software, valued at $1,776, 523, that...
4:22 am on Thursday September 15, 2011

It's a deal: Land sale aims to buffer, protect Angel Oak Park

Image by Ken Hawkins/TheDigitel The tree is believed to be some 1,400 years old.Update September 15: Charleston City Council has given final approval for the deal to buy the 6.5 acres at a reduced price of $339,000. Update September 7: If you've...
8:40 am on Tuesday February 2, 2010

New ruling will protect up to 400,000 of Lowcountry wetlands

Image by Flickr user striderp64Conservations across the state are thrilled with the S.C. Supreme Court's decision to overturn a 2008 lower-court verdict declaring state rules protecting freshwater wetlands along the coast invalid. Isolated wetlands...