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. 

 

 

 

 

February Events at Sewee

 
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! Lend a hand; care for the land! 
 
 
 
 

 March Events at Sewee

 
 
March 7, Saturday, 10:00 AM  Naturalist Nature Walk
 
kid walking animationNaturalist Nature Walk! Guide will discuss what ever catches the eye and ear! Walk-ins welcome!
 
 
 
 
 
 

March 7, Saturday, 10:00 AM  Migratory Bird Program!
 
Three birds on fence animationLearn what birds call Sewee home, who is visiting the bird feeders and what birds are transitional. We will take a nature walk! Ages 8 and up! Register by calling (843) 928-3368.
 
 
 
 
 
 
March 14, Saturday, 10:00 AM  Finding Your Way Afoot and Afloat!
 
Treasure map animationCharleston Sail and Power Squadron presents a youth outreach program. We’ll cover the basics of map orientation on the trail and near the pond using compasses. Ages 8 and older! E-mail lynes@tds.net or call (843) 312-2876. Free event! Class size is limited! 
 
 
 
 
 
 
March 14, Saturday, 1:00-4:30 PM  Wadboo Creek Paddle!
 
Kayak animationEnjoy a breath of spring while viewing limestone cliffs and a beautiful blackwater creek basin in the Francis Marion! Call (843)568-3222 or book online at www.NatureAdventuresOutfitters.com.
 
 
 
 
 
 
March 21, Saturday, 10:00-2:00 PM  Sewee Fire Festival!
 
Prescribed burn imageSewee Longleaf Conservation Cooperative will highlight prescribed fire, longleaf pine restoration and native plants. The festival will feature a live prescribed fire and explain how fire is necessary to maintain healthy longleaf forests. Special appearances and conservation messages from Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl. Click here for more information!
 
 
 
 
 
 
March 22, Sunday, 12-5 PM  Bull Island Beach Drop
 
photography animationTrip begins with a 50-minute naturalist-led boat tour through the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge saltmarsh estuary. Explore the beach and visit a shore bird rookery. Call Coastal Expeditions at (843) 881-4582 or visit www.bullsislandferry.com for more details.
 
 
 
 
 
 

March 28, Saturday, 2:00 AM
 
Pelican animationShorebirds and Seabirds Nesting in Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge! DNR biologist will discuss shorebird and seabird species nesting in the refuge, provide overview of 2014 season and discuss protection efforts. 

 

 
 

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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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