Nature

Everything You Need To Know About Kudzu and the Kudzu Bug

October 15, 2018 - Posted in Local by Libby Dallis
Kudzu Bug

The Kudzu Bug, Megacopta cribraria, is an invasive species that was first detected in North America in 2009. The species feeds on legumes. Kudzu and soybeans are preferred legume hosts. When the species feeds on Kudzu, it is beneficial, as it was determined that the insect...

Venus Flytrap | Expeditions Shorts

October 10, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
photo of venus flytraps in the wild

While visiting the Apalachicola National Forest in Florida, Naturalist Patrick McMillan explains the mechanics behind the moving parts of a plant that feeds on insects – the Venus flytrap. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV...

Longleaf Pine Flatwoods | Expeditions Shorts

October 3, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
photo of a forest

Naturalist Patrick McMillan walks through a fire-maintained pineland in the Apalachicola National Forest in Florida, describing the flora that thrives in this habitat. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public...

Slave Cabin | Expeditions Shorts

September 26, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
photo of an old dilapidated slave cabin

Located on an antebellum plantation near the coast of South Carolina is an abandoned slave cabin in which Naturalist Patrick McMillan discovers wildlife now making a home. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American...

Buff-Bellied Hummingbird And Red-Naped Sapsucker | Expeditions Shorts

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Buff-Bellied Hummingbird

In south Texas, Naturalist Patrick McMillan discovers a colorful hummingbird species normally associated with the tropics. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Florida Yellow Blatterwort | Expeditions Shorts

August 22, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Florida Yellow Blatterwort

Naturalist Patrick McMillan explains the trapping mechanism of the Florida yellow bladderwort in a visit to the Apalachicola National Forest. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Dall Sheep | Expeditions Shorts

August 15, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Dall Sheep

The dall sheep, a species native to Alaska, has specialized survival strategies depending on the time of the year, as Naturalist Patrick McMillan explains. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (...

Birch Tundra | Expedition Shorts

August 8, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Birch Tundra

The tundra of Alaska lacks trees, but doesn’t lack other woody plant species, as Naturalist Patrick McMillan explains. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Big Bend Tree Lizard | Expeditions Shorts

August 2, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Big Bend Tree Lizard

While travelling through the Trans-Pecos region of Texas, Naturalist Patrick McMillan encounters a small friendly lizard with unique traits. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Atlantic White Cedar and Burk's Pitcher Plants | Expeditions Shorts

August 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
 Burk's Pitcher Plants

Patrick revisits Apalachicola National Forest, and discusses the Atlantic White Cedar, which is unusually placed here since they are more prominent up in the Northern U.S. Northern Pitcher Plants, and Burk’s Pitcher Plants, several species of carnivorous plant, are found...

Discovering the Lowcountry | ETV Endowment Intern Cassidy

June 15, 2018 - Posted in Local by Cassidy Haynes
Sgt. Jasper Park in Hardeeville

Hi, everyone! I’m Cassidy Haynes, and I’m interning at the Beaufort SCETV station. In this first week alone, I’ve traveled to Hunting Island, Columbia, and Hardeeville, and so far it’s been a blast. I’m incredibly grateful to have an opportunity to see first-hand the work...

Oyster Reef Restoration

May 29, 2018 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Oyster Reef

The South Carolina Oyster Restoration and Enhancement Program (SCORE) is a community-based habitat restoration and monitoring program of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Making It Grow Host and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talks with Michael...

The South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center

May 7, 2018 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Sea Turtle

When a sea turtle is found stranded or injured, SCDNR brings the animal to the Sea Turtle Care Center for treatment. Sea turtles arrive most commonly suffering from debilitated turtle syndrome, shock from being exposed to cold temperatures, or injury from a boat strike or...

Hanahan Butterfly & Pollinator Garden

April 9, 2018 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
monarch caterpillars

The Hanahan Butterly and Pollinater Garden located at the Hanahan Public Library has a variety of plants that attract butterflies and pollinators. Clemson Extension's Terasa Lott talks with Keep Hanahan Beautiful volunteer Kathy Stone about their plant selection and the...

A is for Ace Basin

January 20, 2017 - Posted in Culture
A is for Ace Basin

A is for Ace Basin. Dean Harrigal, Wildlife Biologist, with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) talks about the Ace Basin.

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