Bulls Bay Nature Festival - From the Forest to the Sea
Saturday May 17, 2014
Second Annual Community Nature Festival!
The mission of the Bulls Bay Nature Festival - From the Forest to the Sea is to increase awareness, promote engagement and foster lasting connections with our unique natural places and wildlife in the Bulls Bay community.
Get outside! Bulls Bay community agencies, organizations, businesses, and churches come together once again to bring you the 2nd annual Bulls Bay Nature Festival - From the Forest to the Sea. Festival events and activities will happen in the Francis Marion National Forest, on Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, at Camp Sewee, Hampton Plantation State Historic Site and at the Sewee Visitor Center.
Here's a snapshot of what's planned for the Festival!
Events and Activities
South Carolina's celebrated Naturalist, Rudy Mancke will join us as our Guest Speaker
Butterfly walk with Dr. Dennis Forsythe
Wildflower/Carolina Bay excursion with Dr. Richard Porcher
Tour in the Francis Marion with historian Tim Penninger
Bird walk with Francis Marion NF biologist Mark Danaher
Wambaw Creek Wilderness kayak paddle with Nature Adventure Naturalist
Bulls Island Nature walk with Coastal Expeditions Naturalist
Bulls Island Senior Adult Auto tour
Historic Tour at the Hampton Plantation antebellum house and gardens
For the Kids!
Cast netting and crabbing at Camp Sewee
Fishing Workshop at Sewee Pond
Catching Blue Marlin at the SC Department of Natural Resources simulator fishing van
Festival Demonstrations & Workshops!
Sweet-grass basketry with Gullah-Geechee artisan Vera Manigault
Live Red Wolf programs
Live Reptile demonstrations
Raptor flying demonstration presented by the SC Center for Birds of Prey.
Wildlife Art Contest and Exposition
Students from Cape Romain Environmental Education Charter School (CREECS), St. James Santee Elementary and Lincoln Middle-High School students in grades 3 - 8 will showcase their creativity and talents in a beautiful wildlife art exposition and competition.
Also on exhibition will be Lincoln Middle-High School 2014 Federal Junior Duck Stamp entries, conservation messages, and a collection of research posters created by Lincoln National Art Honors Society and National Junior Art Honors Society members.
Music and Food
The day will be filled with local musical entertainment. Food and beverages will be available
More details will be forthcoming!!
|Awendaw Green||Francis Marion National Forest||SC Department of Natural Resources|
|Camp Sewee||Hampton Plantation State Historic Site||The Center for Birds of Prey|
|Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge||Nature Adventures Outfitters||Town of Awendaw|
|Clemson Cooperative Extension||Sewee Outpost||Town of McClellanville|
|Coastal Expeditions||Sewee to Santee Community Development Corporation||SEWEE Association|