On Saturday, April 22, join Dr. Richard Porcher for a special morning walk and botanical tour at the Museum’s Dill Sanctuary. Learn about local flora and fauna, including both native and introduced species, as you explore this unique wildlife sanctuary. Representing the largest area of privately protected land on James Island, the Dill Sanctuary is a 580-acre wildlife refuge, owned by the Charleston Museum. Farmed for much of its history, the property has now been returned to its natural state and is home to a variety of plant and animal life.
About Dr. Porcher:
Richard D. Porcher, a native of Berkeley County, South Carolina, is Professor of Biology at the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, holding M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in biology from the University of South Carolina. Dr. Porcher is a renowned conservationist who uses his knowledge to influence regional environmental policies, was the recipient of 2007 South Carolina Environmentalist of the Year Award and has mentored many prominent southeastern naturalists. He is the author of A Field Guide to the Bluff Plantation Wildlife Sanctuary, coauthor of The Story of Sea Island Cotton, and has written numerous articles on the rice culture and flora of the Lowcountry.
04/22/2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Dill Sanctuary
1163 Riverland Dr.
Charleston, SC 29412
Bookings are closed for this event.