2017 Calendar of Events

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23 – Daufuskie Island Conservancy Annual Member Meeting – 4:00-5:00 pm at Daufuskie Wine & Woodworks.

SATURDAY, April 22 – (Earth Day) – Daufuskie Island Conservancy and Haig Point Environmental Committee will collaborate on a Spring Beach Sweep to celebrate Earth Day.

THE YEAR OF THE OYSTER will continue into 2017! Several events from the 2016 YOTO program will be rescheduled including Oyster Roasts, Presentations by SC Department of Natural Resources, Sea Grant Consortium and Clemson, a reading by Rowan Jacobsen, author of “The Essential Oyster”, and Daufuskie’s first Oyster Reef Build. The 2016 YOTO program was a coordinated effort by the Daufuskie Island Conservancy, the Daufuskie Island Historical Foundation, the Daufuskie Island Elementary School, the Haig Point Naturalist Program and the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head. For further information, contact Jenny Hersch at 413-717-2167 herschbiz@aol.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 10 – YOTO presents: Oyster Reef Boat Trip from McClellanville 12:00 Noon - with Joy Brown and Coastal Expeditions – Limited to 8 participants - $40 per person covers the boat charter fee.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26 – YOTO presents: Daufuskie’s First Oyster Reef Build – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed in Bluffton at 12:00 Noon to load bagged oyster shells onto a boat and on Daufuskie to unload the bagged shells with the help of the SC Department of Natural Resources for the 3:00 p.m. low tide.