The wonderland of barrier islands and surrounding lands called the Lowcountry is a landscape of rare beauty and joyful living. Frequent wildlife encounters are one of the most appealing pleasures of life on Kiawah Island - where property owners, visitors and wildlife peacefully coexist. This unique environment along the South's Atlantic coast offers a rustic and uniquely rural flavor that attracts nature lovers from all over the world. Read on to learn about The Kiawah Island Nature Conservancy and it's efforts to keep Kiawah Island's natural habitat at the forefront.

What is the Kiawah Conservancy?

The Kiawah Island Natural Habitat Conservancy is a grassroots organization established in 1997 by property owners to preserve the excellent natural habitat of the island.

The non-profit organization has a mission to keep this carefully preserved barrier island unique in America through identification, preservation and management of critical maritime strand habitats.

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Through extensive research and study, the Kiawah Conservancy has completed an island- wide mapping system to identify key areas of wildlife interest. The inventory has allowed the Conservancy to concentrate its efforts on parcels and natural areas that are significant to continue and sustain optimum habitats.

The Conservancy understands that plant and animal life thrives on a balanced ecosystem. Working with Island entities, the Conservancy ensures acquired properties are appropriately managed and maintained so that native flora and fauna are respected.

Educational efforts geared toward community awareness with several events held each year to provide information and conservation opportunities to both visitors and property owners.

Become part of the legacy for our environment by partnering with the Kiawah Island Nature Conservancy. Pam Harrington Exclusives has committed our business to support the efforts of this worthwhile organization since it's establishment.

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