Environments & Habitats

There are distinct environment and habitats that support different types of plants and animals.
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Swallow-Tailed Kites | Making It Grow


Much of the forested land in the Southeast is privately owned. Today, many landowners harvest their trees sustainably, preserving habitat for animals of all kinds, including the world’s most beautiful...
Swamps | From the Sky


Most swamps in South Carolina are found on the coastal plain, a region covering 20,000 square miles between the Atlantic Ocean and the Sandhills. A common type of swamp in this area are known as...
Web of Water Learning Activity
Web of Water Learning Activity


The Web of Water documentary is a wonderful companion to the site's content. Edited as a half-hour broadcast program, the video covers Ian's complete adventure from the mountains to the sea, and...
The Ring People
Episode 4


12,000 years ago, the beach was 70 miles from Charleston. Visit the modern-day salt marsh - one of the most important ecosystems on the planet.
Ace Basin | 27:Fifty (1992)
Episode 2


Ace Basin is a 350,000 acre nature preserve located in South Carolina’s lowcountry. The Ace Basin is home to not only many species of waterfowl, but also mammals, reptiles, fish, and plants. As the...