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Lowcountry Field Trip: Stono Preserve
June 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Our May speaker, Professor Dan McGlinn, will be leading a field trip to the College of Charleston’s Stono Preserve, a 981-acre property along the Stono River and the Intercoastal Waterway.
Field Trip location: College of Charleston’s Stono Preserve
Address: 5433-5309 Dixie Plantation Rd, Hollywood, SC 29449
GPS coordinates: 32.739957, -80.180825
Google map link: https://goo.gl/maps/uXQy4JnaJ74mUame9
Meeting Time: 9:00 – 11:00 AM
Field Trip Description: We will meet at the College of Charleston’s Stono Preserve where we hike through several different habitats including a rice impoundment, freshwater ponds, mixed-hard wood forests, isolated wetlands, and pine savannas. We will pay special attention to the plant and animal ecology along our walk. The terrain will be mostly flat and participants are encouraged to wear clothing appropriate for hot and buggy conditions.