Open Land Trust members can explore Bear Island

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The Beaufort County Open Land Trust is offering the opportunity to explore Bear Island Wildlife Management Area (WMA) from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19 with South Carolina Wildlife writer/photographer and longtime birder Pete Laurie and retired DNR veterinarian and ACE Basin Stewardship Coordinator Al Segars.

Group will discuss (and look for) both resident and migratory species (game and nongame) and the importance of areas like the WMAs to these animals.

Group will meet at Bear Island check station for an introductory briefing then board wagon for property tour.

The trip is limited to 15 people and is offered to  Open Land Trust Members free of charge.

Brng binoculars, bug spray, camera, lunch and drink. We will be outdoors for the majority of the schedule, so dress appropriately.

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