The Ebb and The Flow

2019 Project Spotlight Series: Boone Hall Plantation

Boone Hall Plantation, 599 acres, Charleston County Earlier this spring, when The Post and Courier kicked off a new series entitled “Boom and Balance,” they reported that the population of […]

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President’s Log: June 16, 2020

Dear Friends, Saturday was about as beautiful a June evening as I can imagine in Charleston–sunny, breezy, and cool, with everything in bloom. My wife, daughter, and I decided at […]

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2019 Project Spotlight: Black Creek Plantation

  Black Creek Plantation, 864 acres, Colleton County The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. While there is an avid online debate about which ancient philosopher coined […]

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President’s Log: June 9, 2020

Dear Friends, It is my pleasure to pick up the mantle of the President’s Log and write to you this week. Last week saw a turning point for LLT as […]

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Happy “Herp” Hunting

We are lucky to have a number of reptiles and amphibians that call the Lowcountry home and as it gets warmer, you have likely spotted one. Whether a green anole […]

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2019 Project Spotlight: Big Snooks

Big Snooks, 228 acres, Jasper County The 2.8 million-acre Savannah River Basin provides drinking water for 1.5 million people in South Carolina and Georgia. As you can imagine, protecting a […]

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President’s Log: June 2, 2020

Dear Friends, At Lowcountry Land Trust, we believe in the care and keeping of the place we call home. We believe in careful stewardship of our land, water, culture, wildlife, […]

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President’s Log: June 1, 2020

Monday, May 25th: I spent Memorial Day with my family enjoying the freedom to explore our magnificent estuarine resources. Here is a brief clip of my children frolicking in the […]

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2019 Project Spotlight: Holly Bluff II

Holly Bluff II, 449 acres, Colleton County Landscape conservation is a long game. Take the ACE Basin–1.7M acres of upland and wetland habitat bound by the Ashepoo, Combahee, and Edisto […]

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Board Adopts Resolution Honoring McRae Family

Resolution Honoring Elizabeth McRae Petersen & William Harris McRae WHEN Elizabeth and Willie McRae moved to Boone Hall in the 1950s, they were little children. Their father purchased the plantation […]

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President’s Log: May 22, 2020

Dear Friends, As summer is starting soon, and I am beginning to see the light at the end of the proverbial tunnel, I started reading a book today. Not a […]

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