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.
January Events at Sewee
Jan. 31, Saturday, 10:00 AM Sewee Earth Stewards Program!
As 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!
Francis 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!
Southeastern Wildlife Expo in Charleston on Marion Square!
Feb 14-15, Saturday&Sunday, 9 to 4 PM Beginner Beekeeper Class!
Learn 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: email@example.com. Class size is limited!
Feb.21, Saturday, 10:00 AM The Red-cockaded woodpecker!
This 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!
The 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
This 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 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!