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Bear Island Trip

 

Fripp Audubon is sponsoring a field trip to Bear Island National Wildlife Management Area on Thursday, March 5.  There, participants will have a the opportunity to see ducks in the old rice fields, avocets, black-neck stilts, white pelicans, and tundra swans.

 

Bear Island is located in eastern Colleton County near Green Pond, SC. The area is located off of US Highway 17, and is accessed by traveling approximately 13 miles down SC 26 (Bennett's Point Rd.). The main entrance to the area is located on the left approximately 1 mile after crossing the Ashepoo River. A green highway sign marks the turn from US 17 onto Bennett's Point Road.

 

 Meet at the Lady Islandís McDonalds to leave by 8:30.  Bring binoculars, bug spray, sunscreen, water, snacks/lunch etc. 

 

Please send a note to Patrick Cotter (patrick.r.cotter@gmail.com) if you are coming on the Bear Island trip.


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