Lowcountry Field Trip: Walking Tour at Fort Johnson Marine Center + Picnic
May 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Leaders: Kim Counts Morganello (Clemson) & Sharleen Johnson (SCDNR)
Visit the Fort Johnson Marine Science Center on James Island for a walking tour highlighting a total of four demonstration gardens at the College of Charleston’s Grice Marine Laboratory and at the SC Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Marine Resources Center. Participants will walk up to two miles as we visit and interact with rainwater harvesting systems of varying sizes, rain gardens, native plant gardens, bog gardens and more. Bonus highlights include historical earthworks and tabby cisterns located on campus as well as breathtaking views of the Charleston Harbor. We will conclude with a picnic lunch.