Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center Events

The Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center offers a variety of really cool programs and hands-on displays designed to introduce visitors to the unique heritage and natural history of South Carolina's lowcountry, the national forest and the Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge. Please scroll down the page to see the full variety of this month's events.

Endangered red wolves live at Sewee!

red wolf walking animationred wolf walking animationWolfman Rob conducts Red wolf discussions & feedings on Saturdays
11:00 AM-12:00 PM and Thursdays 3-4 PM. 

 

 
 

January Events at Sewee

 
 
 
 
Jan. 31, Saturday, 10:00 AM  Sewee Earth Stewards Program!
 
Leave no trace footprintsAs stewards of our earth’s natural resources let’s discuss the “Leave No Trace” ethic and walk to a near-by forest pond. Free program!
 
 
 
 
 

February Events at Sewee

 
 
Feb 7, Saturday, 8 to 12 + Lunch  Francis Marion National Forest Cleanup!
 
Buried under litter animationFrancis Marion National Forest Cleanup! PalmettoPride and the USFS are teaming up once again for the eighth annual cleanup! Volunteers will meet at the Forest Service office located at 2967 Steed Creek Road in Huger, SC. Contact Scott Morgan at 1-877-725-7733 to register as a single volunteer or group! Want to pick up trash before this scheduled pick-up? Call Scott for the EARLY BIRD special whereby you can meet-up for supplies.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Feb. 13-15  Wildlife Expo!
 
 
Alligator animationSoutheastern Wildlife Expo in Charleston on Marion Square! 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Feb 14-15, Saturday&Sunday, 9 to 4 PM  Beginner Beekeeper Class!
 
Bees around hiveLearn the basics of beekeeping including honey bees, their habits, basic equipment, selecting sites and much more. Class will be taught by local beekeepers. More information call Jim Strohm: 843-640-4247. E-mail: jimpam4950@aol.com. Class size is limited! 
 
 
 
 
 

Feb.21, Saturday, 10:00 AM  The Red-cockaded woodpecker!
 
Woodpecker animationThis unique and non-migratory bird is thriving on the Francis Marion National Forest. Learn about the bird, its habits, preferred longleaf pine habitat and visit a near-by roosting site. 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Feb.21, Saturday, 2:00 PM  Junior Birder Program!
 
Three birds on fence animationThe Sewee Center offers a Jr. Birder patch program for kids Ages 5-8 and 9-12. Program consists of inside and outside activities and 8 conservation challenges to reinforce good birding habits! Call the Center to reserve your spot! 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Feb. 28, Saturday, 10:00 AM  Soil Searching and Soil Probing
 
Earthworm eatingThis lesson reveals a world that is usually hidden. Activities designed for students in kindergarten through fourth grade. Call the Center to register! 

 
 
 
... and in the Kids Corner...
 
Woodsy OwlWoodsy Owl’s ABCs. Stop by the Corner and see his alphabet from A to Z. Woodsy Owl famous sayings are Give a hoot, don’t pollute! Give a hand; care for the land! 
 
 
 
 

 
 

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For More Information:

Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center
5821 Highway 17 North, Awendaw, SC 29429
Phone: (843) 928-3368  Fax: (843) 928-3828
Hours: Wednesday—Saturday, 9 a.m. — 5  p.m.

Directions:

From Charleston, take U.S. Highway 17 north about 18 miles. The center is located on the right.
 

Check out these websites for more information on the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge and Sewee Association:

http://www.fws.gov/caperomain/ and http://www.seweeassociation.org/

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