The keepers and teachers of the modern world

With a vast outdoor classroom at our fingertips, the Palmetto Bluff Conservancy team members are ambassadors to each resident and guest, introducing them to this landscape in ways large and small, structured and informal. Tours, classes and workshops, programs, research and field trips are all available to facilitate this environmental learning process.

Conservancy Events

Tuesday Dec 6, 2022

10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

FeederWatch

Conservancy Classroom or Online

Join the Conservancy Educator, Aaron Palmieri, as he monitors the Conservancy bird feeders as part of the Feederwatch citizen science project. Participants will learn how to identify birds that congregate at feeders during the winter, what foods attract different species, and be able to ask Aaron any bird-related questions they may have!

Walk-ins welcome.

If you would rather attend virtually, click on the button below:

Join Webinar

Wednesday Dec 7, 2022

10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

FeederWatch

Conservancy Classroom or Online

Join the Conservancy Educator, Aaron Palmieri, as he monitors the Conservancy bird feeders as part of the Feederwatch citizen science project. Participants will learn how to identify birds that congregate at feeders during the winter, what foods attract different species, and be able to ask Aaron any bird-related questions they may have!

Walk-ins welcome.

If you would rather attend virtually, click on the button below:

Join Webinar

Wednesday Dec 7, 2022

12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Brown Bag Lunch: Winter Raptors

Conservancy Classroom or Online

We are fortunate to have a large diversity of raptors grace the skies over the Lowcountry… and the winter is the best time to observe the greatest variety! Join Aaron Palmieri, Conservancy Educator, as he introduces us to the fierce avian predators found throughout Beaufort County during the winter.

Walk-ins welcome.

If you would rather attend virtually, click on the button below:

Join Webinar

Thursday Dec 8, 2022

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Meet the Conservancy

Conservancy Classroom

Are you new to Palmetto Bluff and wish to learn more about the Conservancy? Join the team as we introduce ourselves and share with you the work that we do to be proper stewards of this gem of the southeast.

Walk-ins welcome.

Sunday Dec 11, 2022

Buffalo Run

Join us for the annual Buffalo Run, a 10k, 30k, or 50k race benefiting the Palmetto Bluff Conservancy. The Buffalo Run trail winds deep into the maritime forests and pinewoods of Palmetto Bluff. Don't be afraid to get a little muddy -- it's all a part of the experience.

Register for the Race

Tuesday Dec 13, 2022

8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Research Excursion: Cavity Nest Box Survey

Meet at the Conservancy Classroom

Join the Conservancy Educator, Aaron Palmieri, as we conduct the monthly cavity nest box survey. These large nest boxes are located in multiple habitats throughout Palmetto Bluff, and we are excited to see what is home!

Closed-toed shoes/waterproof boots and long pants required.

Reservations required through: info@pbconservancy.org.

This event is fully commited.

Friday Dec 16, 2022

9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Explore PBC: Road to Anson

Meet at the Conservancy Classroom

New to Palmetto Bluff and wish to have a glimpse of what the Conservancy does? Join us as we travel down Whitehouse Road, stopping at various locations to observe areas where we conduct research and land management. At the end, we will see the stunning view of the New River from what will one day be Anson Village.

Closed-toed shoes and long pants required.

Reservations required through: info@pbconservancy.org.

This event is fully committed.

Wednesday Jan 4, 2023

10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

FeederWatch

Conservancy Classroom or Online

Join the Conservancy Educator, Aaron Palmieri, as he monitors the Conservancy bird feeders as part of the Feederwatch citizen science project. Participants will learn how to identify birds that congregate at feeders during the winter, what foods attract different species, and be able to ask Aaron any bird-related questions they may have!

Walk-ins welcome.

If you would rather attend virtually, click on the button below:

Join Webinar

Wednesday Jan 4, 2023

12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Brown Bag Lunch: History of Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge

Conservancy Classroom or Online

Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge is a hidden gem tucked away between the Bluffton and Hilton Head Island bridges. Much like its sister refuges in the Savannah Refuges Coastal Complex, Pinckney has a rich history that spans from the plantation era to its current day wildlife management. Join Abby Florez, Wildlife Refuge Specialists, and she takes us through the then and now of Pinckney Island.

Walk-ins welcome.

If you would rather attend virtually, click on the button below:

Join Webinar

Thursday Jan 5, 2023

10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

FeederWatch

Conservancy Classroom or Online

Join the Conservancy Educator, Aaron Palmieri, as he monitors the Conservancy bird feeders as part of the Feederwatch citizen science project. Participants will learn how to identify birds that congregate at feeders during the winter, what foods attract different species, and be able to ask Aaron any bird-related questions they may have!

Walk-ins welcome.

If you would rather attend virtually, click on the button below:

Join Webinar

Thursday Jan 5, 2023

3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Explore PBC: Wilson Cemetery Walk

Meet at the Wilson Village Post Office

Join our archaeologist, Dr. Mary Socci, as we stroll among the cemeteries of Wilson Village and hear tales of the lives of those who lay at rest.

Closed-toed shoes and long pants required.

Reservations required through: info@pbconservancy.org.

Friday Jan 6, 2023

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Volunteer Day: Pollinator Garden

Meet at the Conservancy Classroom

Do you need volunteer hours or just want to get your hands dirty? Aaron Palmieri, Conservancy Educator, will be spending the morning tending to the pollinator garden in Moreland Village. We will be weeding the garden beds and checking if any plants need some TLC.

Gardening gloves, closed-toed shoes and long pants required.

Reservations required through: info@pbconservancy.org.

Donate.

This land has been managed for thousands of years. Our goal is to continue those efforts, even in the many conservation areas, nature preserves, interpretive trails, wetlands and predevelopment locations that are rarely visited. We maximize diversity. We protect and, where needed, restore. To make a donation, please click below.