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Southerly Restaurant & Patio: A Good Catch Dinner

Kick off fall in the Lowcountry with the next installment in the Good Catch Dinner series that will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 16. Hosted by Southerly Restaurant and Patio, this dining experience is sure to be unique and exciting, as Chef Matt Martindale will be preparing each dish of this tapas style meal, in the restaurant’s cooking school for guests to observe. Each dish will feature sustainable seafood and will come with a […]

Sea Turtle Release Fast Facts

Seeing a rehabilitated turtle being released back into the wild is one of the most rewarding moments for everyone involved in the Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Rescue Program. Sea turtle releases are truly an amazing sight to behold and represent the Sea Turtle Rescue Program’s role in helping to ensure the future of these ancient ocean creatures. Releases are not only rewarding for those who have helped the sea turtles directly, but for the entire […]

Video of Local Bottlenose Dolphins Strand Feeding

Check out this fantastic video shot by Lowcountry photographer Kate Silvia. It was shot this summer off of Folly Beach, S.C. and shows some local bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) strand feeding! Strand feeding is a specialized style of feeding on fish that is observed in Charleston waters, as well as in other regions of South Carolina and Georgia.

Researchers that have documented this behavior have found that it is cooperative, meaning the dolphins work together […]

September Savings: South Carolina Aquarium and Magnolia Gardens

The South Carolina Aquarium, Charleston’s number one family attraction, and Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, the city’s most visited plantation, are offering families an opportunity to visit both attractions at a specially reduced price in September.

A $5 discount off the admission price to the Aquarium and Magnolia is available beginning September 1 through 30, 2015. Discount coupons are available from the Aquarium’s and Magnolia’s websites. The coupons can’t be combined with any other discounts to […]

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