The Birds and the Bees

The Birds and the Bees

Sound Vision Webinar | Free (donations welcome)
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*This talk will be featured both in-person and online. RSVP is required for the in-person program. Please call 843.645.7774 to register.

The Birds and the Bees – How to Support Pollinators, Birds, and other Wildlife in Your Own Backyard with Kristen Mattson, Environmental Educator for the Spring Island Trust/LowCountry Institute
Who doesn’t love a backyard full of singing birds, butterflies, and flowers? Learn how best to attract and support wildlife in your own backyard through the use of native plants. Whether you already have extensive gardens and a long “life list”, or are just getting started, you’ll learn practical and science-based tips to make your yard more nature-friendly.
All ages welcome

*You will receive a link to the webinar upon registration. This link will be unique to your IP address and cannot be shared.

At A Glance


From creature feedings to nature hikes, we’ve got exciting events for the whole family to enjoy.


We are centrally located in Beaufort County, where S.C. 170 crosses the Chechessee River. Just take the right exit from either direction at the bridge.

Field Trips

Fun for all ages, field trips enhance students’ classroom curriculum and gives them a unique understanding of our coastal environment.


Truly the heart of our Foundation, volunteering is the perfect way to learn more about what makes the Sound so important to us.

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