Cruise Ships in Charleston

The South Carolina State Ports Authority is expanding the passenger cruise ship business in Charleston. Cruise ships are like floating cities and generate significant water and air pollution, as well as increased traffic congestion. Charleston should insist on strict standards for this industry, as other cities and states around the country have done.

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  • 1st Annual Lowcountry Mushroom Gathering at GrowFood Carolina! Thursday, September 11th 2014

    The Coastal Conservation League and GrowFood Carolina have been diligently working to make legal the sale of foraged mushrooms (ie. Chanterelles, Morels, etc.) by certified mushroom identifiers. The new guidelines went into effect this Spring and the first group of foragers were certified earlier in the Summer. Now it’s time to enjoy! Join Us Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 6pm-9pm.

  • Barrier Island ECOthon! Sunday, October 19th 2014

    The 10th Annual ECOthon is an amazing adventurous experience allowing one to be fully immersed in nature while challenging your abilities.  The ECOthon travereses Charleston’s beautiful barrier islands of Capers, Dewees, Isle of Palms & Sullivans with paddling, running, biking & swimming. The 35 mile ENDURANCE course is to be completed [...]

  • "Conservationists Dana and Virginia Beach pen pair of Lowcountry tributes"

    “Love of the land. Virginia Beach’s ‘Rice & Ducks’ and Dana Beach’s ‘Deveaux’ are very different works that do the same thing: evoke the ardor that is the heart of the Lowcountry’s unparalleled conservation ethic. That’s to be expected from the couple who have become stalwarts of the environmental movement that has protected more than 1 million acres along the coast.”

  • SC Governor Nikki Haley signs bill to ease restriction on solar energy

    On August 6, 2014 Governor Haley signed a bill to ease restriction on solar energy.  Here is a great article by Sammy Fretwell with the State on the signing ceremony for the solar energy bill. This is a great achievement, led in the conservation community by CCL’s Hamilton Davis [...]

  • August 18th: Final Public Workshop for Riverland Drive Study

    The final Riverland Drive community workshop will be held on Monday, August 18th from 5:30-7:00 PM at the Lowcountry Senior Center, located at 865 Riverland Drive on James Island.

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