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December 2021

Bike to the Boardwalk

Bike 5 miles (roundtrip) on gravel roads through Hobcaw Barony’s pristine forests to the Reserve’s beautiful salt marsh boardwalk on North Inlet estuary. Wildlife, research and salt marsh ecology will be discussed during the trip. Bring your own bike (all terrain tires recommended), helmet, water, snack. FREE; weather permitting. ...
December 3, 2021
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
crab in mud

Virtual Field Study – Crabs!

Teachers, parents, and/or guardians, are you looking for something for your children to do? Virtually join the reserve staff as we show and tell some of the crab species that are found in North Inlet. We will also talk about why salt marshes are important to crabs. Intended for grades 3-8. Registration required, once you register, you will be emailed a zoom link. ...
December 6, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Grand Strand Healthy Pond Series: Inspection 101 @ South Strand Rec Center Sold Out

The Healthy Pond Series is a community-based discussion series for pond owners to learn and share stormwater pond management solutions. This workshop will provide a hands-on demonstration of pond inspections. Participants will hear from extension specialists and local government staff about the steps involved in conducting a pond inspection. Participants will be guided through a pond inspection form with an example pond demonstration.  This workshop is intended for pond owners in the Grand Strand area (Horry and Georgetown Counties). ...
December 7, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
9650 Scipio Ln, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
South Strand Recreation Center

Fish Printing @ Southern Branch Library

The NIWB NERR will host a variety of different marine based programs at the new Southern Georgetown Branch Library! Please bring your own shirt, apron, bag, etc. to transfer your fish print on. Everything else (paint, brushes, etc.) will be provided! These special programs will be held once a month. Once you register, you will be sent a email confirmation. ...
December 8, 2021
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Bike to the Boardwalk

Bike 5 miles (roundtrip) on gravel roads through Hobcaw Barony’s pristine forests to the Reserve’s beautiful salt marsh boardwalk on North Inlet estuary. Wildlife, research and salt marsh ecology will be discussed during the trip. Bring your own bike (all terrain tires recommended), helmet, water, snack. FREE; weather permitting. ...
December 10, 2021
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Virtual Field Study – Fishes of North Inlet!

Teachers, parents, and/or guardians, are you looking for something for your children to do? Virtually join the reserve staff as we show and tell some of the fish species that are found in North Inlet. We will also talk about why salt marshes are important. Intended for grades 3-8. Registration required, once you register, you will be emailed a zoom link. ...
December 13, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Pottery and Pluff Mud

Take home your own piece of North Inlet as we sculpt different creatures that inhabit the salt marsh. You will also learn about the Ancient Indian Shell Middens and the history behind them during this program. $5 per person, all proceeds will go to the upkeep of the Hobcaw Barony Discovery Center! Registration required. ...
December 22, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Biking w/ Beach Bike Shop *13 mi.*

In partnership with Beach Bike Shop, join us for a 13 miles (roundtrip) bike ride on gravel roads through Hobcaw Barony’s pristine forests to the Reserve’s beautiful North Inlet estuary. Wildlife, research and salt marsh ecology will be discussed during the trip. Bring your own bike (all terrain tires recommended), helmet, water, snack. FREE; weather permitting. ...
December 23, 2021
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
January 2022

Open Virtual Field Trips

Looking for a fun and interactive virtual field study for your class or homeschooler? Pick through the available dates and subjects to set up a virtual field trip. When registering, please indicate the grade of the class, what school you are from, and your contact information. Virtual programs through the North Inlet-Winyah Bay NERR are free. ...
January 6, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Nature Journaling @ Southern Georgetown Branch Library

The NIWB NERR will host a variety of different marine based programs at the new Southern Georgetown Branch Library! These special programs will be held once a month. Once you register, you will be sent a email confirmation. All materials will be provided (journaling books, colored pencils, etc.) If you have your own nature journal, feel free to bring it. Techniques on nature journaling will be discussed as well as different species of marsh animals. ...
January 11, 2022
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Storytime @ Waccamaw Neck Branch Library

Join reserve staff for a special appearance book reading at the Waccamaw Neck Branch Library, no reservation needed. A craft will be conducted at the end of the book reading.  ...
January 12, 2022
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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