Category Archives: Environmental Services

Lydia Mandel to Receive Award March 12

Lydia Mandel, co-owner of Aquatic Analytics, will receive Charleston Jewish Federation and Hadassah Charleston's annual "Woman Who Makes a Difference" award on March 12, 2019. Eight women will receive the award this year, representing their various organizations. Lydia was nominated by Sisterhood Emanu-El, where she has been an active member for 13 years. Lydia co-owns…
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Newly-Conserved Land Protects Forested Wetlands and Important Tributary; Made Possible through Use of Wetlands Mitigation Dollars

CHARLESTON, SC (Feb. 5, 2019)—In its latest conservation success in the South Carolina Lowcountry, the Open Space Institute (OSI) has purchased a critical property that will protect drinking water and enhance regional wildlife connectivity, while advancing the greenbelt around the Charleston metropolitan region. The 328-acre “Ridgeville Tract” is located just outside Ridgeville, SC, in the…
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East Cooper Land Trust Conserves Two Properties Within Urban Growth Boundary

Mount Pleasant, SC (January 16, 2019) - East Cooper Land Trust recently accepted two land donations from Crescent Homes. Donations by organizations such as Crescent Homes are critical because they ensure that, as homes are constructed in the Charleston area, their neighboring natural and historic landscapes are conserved and intertwined. The “Avenue of Oaks Park”…
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2018 S.C. Environmental Awareness Award Call for Nominations

CHARLESTON, S.C. (January 15, 2019) – The state of South Carolina is seeking nominations for an award to recognize individuals who are doing extraordinary work for the natural environment. Nominations will be accepted through February 28, 2019. The S.C. General Assembly established the S.C. Environmental Awareness Award during the 1992 legislative session to recognize outstanding…
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