Category Archives: Nature

“What Makes DeBordieu So Special?”

“What Makes DeBordieu So Special?”

“What Makes DeBordieu So Special?” Selling real estate on-site at DeBordieu, I get to answer that question a lot. It’s not just one thing…. Generations of families from all over the South have discovered what makes DeBordieu so special is the unique combination of natural and man-made amenities found nowhere else.  They have found this… Continue Reading

Hey, Hey Paula! Thanks for the memories!

Hey, Hey Paula! Thanks for the memories!

A few weeks ago I asked some DeBordieu property owners to share some of their favorite DeBordieu memories with me! Paula Ford graciously shared a few with me about her experiences with the South Carolina Turtle Enthusiasts (a.k.a. SCUTE) and her sweet grandson, Davis! Enjoy!   I am a SCUTE-turtle volunteer and I love not… Continue Reading

Hunter Pace at Hobcaw Barony

Hunter Pace at Hobcaw Barony

On Saturday, November 23, 2013, the nature preserve next to DeBordieu, Hobcaw Barony, will host its 2nd Annual Hunter Pace. A hunter pace is a low-key competitive event derived from foxhunting. Riders follow an outdoor course laid out over terrain which is meant to simulate the riding conditions encountered during a foxhunt. A fox hunter typically… Continue Reading

Birding at Hobcaw Barony

Birding at Hobcaw Barony

On Saturday, November 16th, explore the woods and waters in search of migrating songbirds and endangered red cockaded woodpeckers at DeBordieu’s neighbor to the south… Hobcaw Barony. Participants will visit longleaf pine forests, abandoned rice fields and scenic salt marshes. Long pants, snacks and water should be considered as well as binoculars. Guided birding trips… Continue Reading

DeBordieu Colony Beach Sweep 2013

DeBordieu Colony Beach Sweep 2013

25th ANNUAL DeBORDIEU BEACH SWEEP  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st Meet at The Blue Heron Grill at 3:30 pm   Join us this year as we once again participate in the DeBordieu Beach Sweep!  The cleanup, organized by the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium and S.C. Department of Natural Resources, has taken place annually since 1988.   Once we are finished… Continue Reading

Brookgreen Gardens in TripAdvisors Top Ten

Brookgreen Gardens in TripAdvisors Top Ten

April is National Garden Month, so TripAdvisor rounded up the 10 best public gardens in the U.S., according to traveler reviews and opinions. Brookgreen Gardens, just north of DeBordieu and Pawleys Island, SC, made into their TOP TEN places to see flowers in bloom this spring! Below  Here is the traveler article about Brookgreen Gardens… Continue Reading

Brookgreen’s Silent Cities

Brookgreen’s Silent Cities

One of the many reasons people choose to live and vacation in the Pawleys Island area of South Carolina includes the close proximity to Brookgreen Gardens, where there is always something interesting going on! One of the many Brookgreen events happening right now is Silent Cities: January 1 – February 28, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday… Continue Reading

Sea Turtles Dig South Carolina!

Sea Turtles Dig South Carolina!

A record number 4,604 sea turtle nests were laid this season on S.C. beaches according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Marine Turtle Conservation Program. We’re delighted that a quite a few of those turtles chose the beach at DeBordieu to start their families! My hat’s off to all those SCUTE volunteers who get… Continue Reading