Category Archives: Beaufort

Ever Heard of ‘Possum on the Half-Shell?

I remember camping on Cumberland Island, right off the coast in southern Georgia, and getting surprised by a family of armadillos.  I was in my hammock, surrounded by thickets of saw palmetto that were only divided by leaf covered paths.  In the middle of the night, I heard a rustling in the leaves and thickets […]

A Wonderful Bird is the Pelican

Pelicans are pretty unique birds and are easily recognized.  Here in the Lowcountry, they are known as the “Lowcountry Coastal Air Force”, due to their ability to fly in tight formation literally right over the water, wheeling in the air, and just putting on spectacular displays of diving and splashing for their prey. Here in […]

Look, Up in the Sky!

We are extremely fortunate to have a diversity of raptors (birds of prey) that are found throughout the year here in the Lowcountry.  One bird that is actually pretty common, but most people haven’t seen is the Mississippi Kite (Ictinia mississippiensis).  This graceful, soaring, and acrobatic bird is related to the hawks, but they can […]

Conserving Energy in Beaufort, SC

IT’S EASY BEING GREEN Contrary to what Kermit the Frog declares, it is easy being green; Harry Boody was “green” before “green” was cool.  He started his green business, Energy Innovations by Harry Boody more than 30 years ago. The company started with two main ambitions, to make homes energy efficient and then guarantee it. […]

Pet Friendly City of Beaufort, SC

Waterfront Park is the Best Doggone Park in Beaufort On any given day one can walk through the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park and spot numerous owners with their beloved pets in tow.  As a dog owner myself, it is very important to know that there are places in Beaufort that welcome the four-legged members […]