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Islander Scheduled for Service Tuesday 6/22

Dear Owners,

The Islander is scheduled for routine service Tuesday, June 22 from 10:00am – 12:00noon.  The Breeze will be available to accommodate passengers during this time.  The capacity for the Breeze is 14 passengers.  As always, please remember to call the ferry in advance when departing the island 843.568.3990.

Thank you,
Dewees Island POA 

June Environmental Programs

Check island bulletin boards & web calendar changes and additional programs.

All children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program

Junior Turtle Team

Tuesday, June 22nd @ 10:30 am HH Picnic Area

Calling all Dewees Island youth!  If you are interested in becoming a member of the Dewees island Turtle Team and assisting during morning patrols, then please plan to attend this training event with a parent.  The program will last about 1 hour.

Coexisting with Coyotes by Dr. Chris Mowry

Tuesday, June 22nd @ 6 to 7 pm HH Picnic Area – See flyer for details.

Seed Bombs

Friday, June 25th through Sunday, June 27th @ HH Picnic Area

Stop by and Celebrate Pollinator Week by making Seed Bombs to help our local beneficial insects. This self-guided family activity will be available through the weekend and will include instructions for making and planting seed bombs.

Intro to Birding

Saturday, June 26th @ 9 am Landings Building

Learn tips and tricks for identifying common summer birds on Dewees Island.  Bring binoculars.  The program will last about 1 hour.

Family Movie Night

Monday, June 28th @ 6:30 pm HH Picnic Area.

Bring your sleeping bag, pillow and a snack and join the Dewees Island Conservancy Interns for a nature themed PG movie. 

Dewees Adventure

Tuesday, June 29th @ 9:30 am Landings Building

Do you have what it takes to complete the Dewees Adventure? If so, gather your team of up to 6 people and meet at the Huyler House. Teams will travel around using clues that will test their island knowledge to complete various challenges. Please bring water, sunscreen and a pen/pencil and wear clothes that can get muddy and wet.

Trash to Treasure

Friday, July 2nd @ 9:30 am Under the Huyler House

Make a craft to take home using recycled materials. Participants will use recycled crayons and old candles to make new candles. Please bring any old crayon pieces or small glass jars you have on hand.

Coexisting with Coyotes by Dr. Chris Mowry

Tuesday, June 22nd

6 to 7 pm @ Huyler House Picnic Area

photo by Claudia deMayo

Join the Environmental Program Staff and the Conservancy’s Coyote Intern for an evening to learn more about coyotes in the Southeast. We will start the evening with a screening of Urban Coyotes from Georgia Outdoors. The screening will be followed by personal insight, Q&A and more about melanistic coyotes with Dr. Chris Mowry from Berry College & The Atlanta Coyote Project.