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The end of Summer is drawing near - September 6th - Annual Beach Sweep

With over one million visitors a year, litter can be a problem on the beaches and the trails. Since the beach is on the Atlantic ocean, winds also drives flotsam and jetsam on to the beach. In order to keep the park pristine, the Friends of Hunting Island have formed volunteers into litter patrols. We are looking for volunteers of all ages to roam the Park, Beach and Trails to keep them clean and litter free.

On September 6th, FOHI is sponsoring another Beach Sweep.

• Registration is 10:00am at the Lighthouse Picnic area
• The beach, trails, and shoreline will be cleaned.
• Kayakers are welcome to help clean the shoreline

Starting around noon, our long-time friends of the Lowcountry Rotary Club provided grilled items with the FOHI Social Committee providing the food. This is a family event!

Want to print the brochure to the right? Click here.

 

Have You Paid Your 2014
Membership Fees ?

The Friends of Hunting Island is an all volunteer organization whose sole purpose is to preserve and maintain the only undeveloped public barrier island in South Carolina. We need only two simple things to provide the services and projects you see described on this website; your participation and your tax-deductible membership fees. For one $40 membership contribution, you and your family can help protect one of our most valuable resources.

 

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Discover Carolina provides students in the lowcountry an opportunity to study their local natural resources in a non-traditional environment while improving upon their academic skills. Local students are fortunate to transform Hunting Island into their own classroom.

Teaching Marine and Barrier Island Ecology to children who have never even seen the beach is a difficult job.. We have the unique opportunity to show them in a living ... More....

 

Did you know that there are Senior Programs at the Nature Center?

Do you remember enjoying the "great outdoors" as a child? Now you can come and play outside at Hunting Island State Park and learn about the outdoors while having fun and staying active. Just some of the programs that are available include Crabbing, Cast Netting, Lighthouse Tours, Creatures of the Night, Barrier Island Ecology, and even Knot Tying!

Want to receive a brochure?. Call the Hunting Island State Park Nature Center to receive the brochure or to sign up for the many activities available.

Site LogoHelp us keep Hunting Island State Park a special place

We need only two simple things to provide the services and projects you see described on this website; your participation and your tax-deductible membership fees. For one $40 membership contribution, you and your family can join our Friends organization for one year. All members are encouraged to participate in any of our on-going projects. If you do not wish to join, but want to donate to our efforts, Click here to make a tax deductible donation to FOHI.