Bitter Sneezeweed

July 12, 2024

This week for Flora and Fauna Friday, we have a western wildflower with a love of wastelands, Bitter Sneezeweed (Helenium amarum). Bitter Sneezeweed is a...

Giant Leopard Moth

July 5, 2024

This week for Flora and Fauna Friday we have a two-stage, bi-colored insect that’s doubly easy to recognize, the Giant Leopard Moth (Hypercompe scribonia). The...

Willows

June 28, 2024

This week for Flora and Fauna Friday, we’ve got a genus of wet-footed wetland shrubs, our Willows (Salix spp.). Here in South Carolina we have...

Pollinator Week 2024: How Land Conservation Benefits Pollinators

June 23, 2024

This year for Pollinator Week (6/17 – 6/23) we’re doing a 7-part series about native pollinators on Edisto Island! We, as a civilization, need pollinators....

Pollinator Week 2024: Pollinator Plant Recommendations for Edisto Island

June 22, 2024

Pollinator Week 2024: Pollinator Plant Recommendations for Edisto Island This year for Pollinator Week (6/17 – 6/23) we’re doing a 7-part series about native pollinators...

Pollinator Week 2024: How to Create a Pollinator Garden

June 21, 2024

This year for Pollinator Week (6/17 – 6/23) we’re doing a 7-part series about native pollinators on Edisto Island! If you want to go the...

Brazilian Skipper

June 21, 2024

This week for Flora and Fauna Friday, we have a tropical butterfly with a transparent caterpillar, the Brazilian Skipper (Calpodes ethlius). The Brazilian Skipper is...

Pollinator Week 2024: Butterflies and Pollinator Conservation

June 20, 2024

This year for Pollinator Week (6/17 – 6/23) we’re doing a 7-part series about native pollinators on Edisto Island! Today let’s dive into one special...

Pollinator Week 2024: Pollinator Habitat at the Hutchinson House

June 19, 2024

This year for Pollinator Week (6/17 – 6/23) we’re doing a 7-part series about native pollinators on Edisto Island! The Hutchinson House is an iconic...

Pollinator Week 2024: The Role of Pollinators in the Natural World

June 18, 2024

This year for Pollinator Week (6/17 – 6/23) we’re doing a 7-part series about native pollinators on Edisto Island! Many of our flowering plants rely...

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