Charleston County Council Approves Greenbelt Funding to Save Thornhill Farms

A truly great project is in the works. On August 26th, Charleston County Council approved our Greenbelt funding application to purchase Thornhill Farms in McClellanville! Much more work remains to be done, including receiving funding from the SC Conservation Bank for the remainder of the balance. You can help ensure this project is successful by making a donation today. Stay informed about this exciting project by joining our e-mail list.
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4th Annual RACE & ROAST - Sunday, March 1st 2015

Ticket sales begin Dec 1st!

Planning is underway for another great RACE & ROAST! If you haven't heard, this benefit for East Cooper Land Trust combines a 5K Trail Run through one of our preserved properties, with an Oyster Roast. It's a family-friendly event with activities for all ages. Be sure it's on your 2015 event calendar and make sure you lock in your tickets early! The 5K usually sells out well in advance. $5 off adult ticket prices through January 31st. Get the latest details on the event page.

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RFP Invitation for Thornhill Farms

We are excited to announce we are in the final stages of acquiring Thornhill Farms in McClellanville and are issuing a Request f…

Community Gardens Being Planted on West Ashley Property

The first community garden plots on the ECLT's protected property in West Ashley are now being planted.

Upcoming Events

12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
The 2015 Race & Roast is scheduled for Sunday, March 1, 2015.


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  • November 11, 2014
    We're excited! Flatt City will be playing the 2015 RACE & ROAST on March 1st. Tickets go on sale December 1st.
  • November 5, 2014
    Nature is good for us.