hero-explore-communityriserun-1920x900@1x.jpg

Conservancy Events


Join the Conservancy team for a series of lectures and luncheons to learn more about the land, history, and environment of Palmetto Bluff and the Lowcountry.*


First Friday Lectures are held from 6 - 7 p.m. in the Conservancy Classroom.

Brown Bag Lunch Lectures are held from 12 - 1 p.m. in the Conservancy Classroom.

Nature at Noon is held every Thursday from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Conservancy Classroom.

Feederwatch is held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on scheduled days and begins at the Conservancy Classroom. Folding chairs are recommended.

Weekend Excursions are held every Saturday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 12 to 2 p.m. at the Conservancy Classroom and require long pants and closed-toe shoes.


*Please note: To ensure the safety of members and guests, all Conservancy events are now virtual via Zoom. Some events have been postponed until further notice.





Palmetto Bluff Conservancy November Photo Contest


November 1st – November 30th


November Theme: Fall Color Change


The Palmetto Bluff Conservancy hosts a monthly photo contest for residents and guests. We want to see what you’ve seen while enjoying your time at the Bluff! Each month will celebrate a different, Conservancy-related theme. All ages and skill levels are welcome! Photos must be submitted to info@pbconservancy.org to participate.


How are the photos judged?


Conservancy educator, Aaron, will review each submission to ensure the photos meet all requirements. Approved entries will be sent to the Conservancy team to be judged in a blind judging.


Prizes: Each month, the 1st place winner will receive a prize from the Conservancy. Our top three participants will also receive raffle tickets (3 tickets for first place, 2 tickets for second place, and 1 ticket for third place) that will go into a pot for the chance to win a pair of Burn Fest tickets. The drawing will occur following the last Brown Bag Lunch of October 2021.


Rules:


  1. Submitting a photo to the Palmetto Bluff Conservancy photo contest gives the Palmetto Bluff Conservancy permission to use the photo for posts, publications, products, and advertising.
  2. Each participant may submit one photo per month related to that month’s theme. The photo does not need to be taken within that month.
  3. All images must be taken at Palmetto Bluff.
  4. All photos must have complete information attached, including subjects, dates, and locations.
  5. Animal and plant photographs must be wild; no captive animals or planted specimens.
  6. The animal must be alive, and the photo be taken under natural conditions and in an ethical manner that places the welfare of the subject above the photographer’s desire to obtain an image.

Wednesday November 4th, 2020


Virtual Brown Bag Lunch: Biogeography of the Carolinas


Noon – 1pm


Zoom


Dr. Chris Marsh will give a bird’s eye view of the biogeographical regions of the Carolinas and discuss how unique habitats add to the region’s diversity of plants and animals. Dr. Marsh is the executive director of Spring Island Trust and the director of the Lowcountry Institute.


Click on the following link (or copy and paste into your browser) to watch through zoom webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Yc1z1XoZQt6yHIBDV0jx0A


Wednesday November 18th, 2020


Virtual Brown Bag Lunch: Rice Fields for Wildlife


Noon – 1pm


Zoom


Dr. Travis Folk will discuss the history of rice culture in the South Carolina Lowcountry and how this historical agricultural artifact has enabled significant conservation successes in the late 20th and early 21st
centuries. He will also discuss a collaborative project with Clemson University, Nemours Wildlife Foundation and Folk Land Management to systematically map the historic rice fields of the Lowcountry.




Click on the following link (or copy and paste into your browser) to watch through zoom webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_duhI2PfuQ2O8uRZE8Y6bQg


Wednesday November 18th, 2020


Virtual Feederwatch


2 - 3pm


Zoom


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!


Click on the following link (or copy and paste into your browser) to watch through zoom webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Sr0-e9KrQB6dYEgB8K_Ugg


Thursday November 19th, 2020


Virtual Feederwatch


2 - 3pm


Zoom


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!


Click on the following link (or copy and paste into your browser) to watch through zoom webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_t3sgsYStTdudmtuOe1IDQg


Tuesday November 24th, 2020


Virtual Feederwatch


2:30 – 3:30pm


Zoom


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!


Click on the following link (or copy and paste into your browser) to watch through zoom webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FTh6RSijT6eEF1clylM4wA


Wednesday November 25th, 2020


Virtual Feederwatch


2 - 3pm


Zoom


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!


Click on the following link (or copy and paste into your browser) to watch through zoom webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fVtSdsCCTEWk18apCXgF5A


Palmetto Bluff Conservancy December Photo Contest


December 1st – December 31st


December Theme: Natural Holiday Decorations from the Woods*


*Any decorations that use oyster shells are prohibited.


The Palmetto Bluff Conservancy hosts a monthly photo contest for residents and guests. We want to see what you’ve seen while enjoying your time at the Bluff! Each month will celebrate a different, Conservancy-related theme. All ages and skill levels are welcome! Photos must be submitted to info@pbconservancy.org to participate.


How are the photos judged?


Conservancy educator, Aaron, will review each submission to ensure the photos meet all requirements. Approved entries will be sent to the Conservancy team to be judged in a blind judging.


Prizes: Each month, the 1st place winner will receive a prize from the Conservancy. Our top three participants will also receive raffle tickets (3 tickets for first place, 2 tickets for second place, and 1 ticket for third place) that will go into a pot for the chance to win a pair of Burn Fest tickets. The drawing will occur following the last Brown Bag Lunch of October 2021.


Rules:


  1. Submitting a photo to the Palmetto Bluff Conservancy photo contest gives the Palmetto Bluff Conservancy permission to use the photo for posts, publications, products, and advertising.
  2. Each participant may submit one photo per month related to that month’s theme. The photo does not need to be taken within that month.
  3. All images must be taken at Palmetto Bluff.
  4. All photos must have complete information attached, including subjects, dates, and locations.
  5. Animal and plant photographs must be wild; no captive animals or planted specimens.
  6. The animal must be alive, and the photo be taken under natural conditions and in an ethical manner that places the welfare of the subject above the photographer’s desire to obtain an image.

Tuesday December 1st, 2020


Virtual Feederwatch


2:30 – 3:30pm


Zoom


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!


Click on the following link (or copy and paste into your browser) to watch through zoom webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6cjcsEF4TuCfPt4Mq1dHHg


Wednesday December 2nd, 2020


Virtual Feederwatch


2 - 3pm


Zoom


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!


Click on the following link (or copy and paste into your browser) to watch through zoom webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nqZIl5OKR1aN1uFmJYMmjw


Wednesday December 9th, 2020


Virtual Brown Bag Lunch: Winter Raptors


Noon – 1pm


Zoom


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.




Click on the following link (or copy and paste into your browser) to watch through zoom webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GA_wgzzlQJqu2NvP0AANvw


Wednesday December 9th, 2020


Virtual Feederwatch


2 - 3pm


Zoom


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!


Click on the following link (or copy and paste into your browser) to watch through zoom webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5kSn6hl4SuGnrilfmW6otg


Thursday December 10th, 2020


Virtual Feederwatch


2 - 3pm


Zoom


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!


Click on the following link (or copy and paste into your browser) to watch through zoom webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_x_dF86t3TEWjxEHE8okczw


Wednesday December 16th, 2020


Virtual Feederwatch


2 - 3pm


Zoom


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!


Click on the following link (or copy and paste into your browser) to watch through zoom webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_e-h9ScbIRRGWAmsSZXqLsg


Thursday December 17th, 2020


Virtual Feederwatch


2 - 3pm


Zoom


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!


Click on the following link (or copy and paste into your browser) to watch through zoom webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SLxGJk1EQLu7NIhbsMi9jQ

Schedule a Virtual Tour

Complete the fields below to be connected with a real estate agent and start your tour.