Entries by ECLT

Monarch Butterflies on Sullivan’s Island

We were excited to hear from a U.S. Fish and Wildlife representative yesterday that one of our conserved properties, Station 9 on Sullivan’s Island, has maybe the most concentrated Monarch Butterflies they’ve seen in the state. U.S. Fish and Wildlife is tagging and releasing the butterflies to research their travel paths. We invite you to take your […]

Conch Creek islands and marsh conserved by East Cooper Land Trust

Moultrie News By Daniel Shaughnessy OpEd Travel along the meandering Conch Creek into the silent heart of the surrounding salt marsh, and there is no telling what impressions nature will reveal to you: the sunrise reflection through the salt myrtle, the guttural roll of a boat-tailed grackle in the morning, an ambrosial tang of pluff […]

East Cooper Land Trust Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

East Cooper Land Trust has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the US) and the widely recognized shopping events Black […]

Farm supper raises funds for land conservation

Moultrie News   Fall in the Lowcountry is the perfect time to get outside, enjoy excellent food and music while helping conserve local land. Join the East Cooper Land Trust (ECLT) at Thornhill Farm in McClellanville for the third annual “Harvest Feast” – a community farm supper for local land conservation – on Thursday, Nov. […]

Trio Solutions selects five nonprofits for free Marketing services during CreateAthon® 2017

Moultrie News Five non-profit organizations from the Lowcountry have been chosen to be the beneficiaries of free marketing and advertising services provided by Trio Solutions Inc. (TRIO) during its eleventh annual CreateAthon® event. The collaborative, 24-hour creative marathon will take place on Thursday, Oct. 26 until Friday, Oct. 27. at TRIO’s office in Mount Pleasant. […]

Join local bike events next Wed. Oct. 11 as part of the East Coast River Relay

Charleston City Paper By Connelly Hardaway   The East Coast Greenway, the nation’s longest connected biking and walking route, celebrates 25 years by hosting a 3,000-mile, 68-day river relay, a series of events held in partnership with local organizations on Wed. Oct. 11. In Charleston, the Greenway Alliance is partnering with Charleston Moves, the East Cooper Land […]

Charleston’s Waterfront Park might see an expansion

Charleston Regional Business Journal Joseph P. Riley Jr. Waterfront Park in downtown Charleston could be expanded, if a hotel developer’s proposal is approved by regulators. Lowe Enterprises, which plans to build a 225-room luxury hotel at 176 Concord St., requested approval from the Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, to fill some wetlands to expand the existing park to […]