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Dewees Island Arts Council Call for Works of Art – Sun, Moon & Stars

Dewees Island Arts Council Call for Works of Art   Dewees Island Arts Council invites all Dewees friends and family members who are skilled in painting, pottery, fiber arts, drawing, woodworking, photography and other disciplines to participate in SUN, MOON & STARS Friday, August 2, 5:30 PM The Huyler House Artists are not required to be present to participate. Please submit a photo and description of entries to Cassandra McLeod, …Read More

Dewees Island Hurricane Preparedness Plan

June 1, 2019 Dear Dewees Island Property Owners, We are hopeful we will have a peaceful season this year, but we must always be prepared as we enter the hurricane season, which began June 1. Each year, Dewees Island POA Inc. and Dewees Utility Corporation update their Disaster Preparedness Plan for the hurricane season. It is very important for you and your families to review the plan and develop your own hurricane preparation …Read More

Opportunity to Help Friends of Dewees, Brenda and Brian Williamson

An early morning fire on Wednesday destroyed the apartment home of Brian and Brenda Williamson.  These individuals have been longtime contractors here on Dewees Island and have worked tirelessly to help us in a variety of ways.  Brenda is in charge of housekeeping for all of our POA buildings, Brian assists us with miscellaneous maintenance tasks from time to time, and both of them have worked for many of island …Read More

2019 Summer Programs

Conservancy is in Action! Below are some upcoming weekly events around the island with our wonderful interns.  This can also be found on the Dewees App and the Owners Activities Calendar! All ages are welcome to all events. Friday May 31st Turtle Team Update and Talk Ancient Dunes Gazebo  8:30am-9am Are you wondering how many nests we have this season? Or where are they and how do we protect them? …Read More

Lights Out Dusk to Dawn

It is turtle nesting season on Dewees Island until October 31.  Please help turtles make it safely to the ocean by keeping exterior lights off and curtains drawn in brightly lit rooms.  Lighting from homes can disorient hatchlings and cause them to crawl toward homes and likely perish in the dunes instead of making it to the safety of the ocean.  We have about 25 more days until hatchlings begin …Read More

Arts Council Presents Audobon Photographer Kelley Luikey – Saturday and Sunday Events

Dewees Island Arts Council Presents Kelley Luikey Audubon Award-Winning Photographer   Kelley Luikey is a South Carolina based photographer, teacher and Master Naturalist. Through her work, she hopes to inspire others to love and appreciate the beauty of the Lowcountry. Opening Night Saturday, May 25, 6:30 PM The Huyler House Gallery Event Chair: Claudia de Mayo Appetizers and beverages provided ~ Friends and Family Welcome  Kelley’s amazing photographs will be …Read More

Helpful Tips to Share with Family and Guests for an Enjoyable Holiday Weekend

Below are some friendly reminders to use as a guide while staying on Dewees during Memorial Day Weekend and the busy season ahead.   Be sure to share these tips with your friends, family members and guests who are visiting! We greatly appreciate your cooperation, and hope that you and your families have a fun and safe Holiday weekend. Check out our events calendar for upcoming activities on the island. 1. Safety …Read More

Newly Hatched Shorebirds & Huyler House Walk

Our nesting Wilson’s Plovers have been successful and the young are on the move!  When new hatchlings emerge from the eggs they cannot fly for around 21 days;  therefore they hide from predators near driftwood, plants and under wrack. Here’s how you can help protect the newly hatched shorebirds: – Be extra cautious near posted bird nesting areas (the chicks are running on the ground and therefore may not stay …Read More