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Latest News

Charles Towne Landing Otter Pond

What you see here is a photo of the new UV/Ozone system at the otter habitat.  This is new technology that replaced old technology. 

13 Mar

Reason to smile! Week of Jan 22 – Jan 28th



The yellow crown night heron is back home in the shorebird aviary! After a successful surgery, the bird received lot’s of TLC from Dr. Todd Heldreth and Susan Bogart. Because of their constant care, she not only recovered, but thrived in

3 Mar

A Reason to Smile

This week’s reason to smile is sure to make the zookeepers not only grin from ear to ear, but also breathe a sigh

14 Feb

Charles Towne Landing Represented at the Volunteer Fair at the Senior Center on James Island

Friends of Charles Towne Landing Board members Lynn West and Pat Ezell along with several volunteers at Charles Towne Landing showcased Charles Town

1 Feb

Save the Dates

Enrichment Day is scheduled for March 17th, 2018. The fun begins at 1:00! Hope to see you there!

Bear Awareness Week kicks off May 19th

30 Jan

New in the Zoo!

The Animal Forest welcomed four female bison from Lone Palm Ranch, located in Johnston, South Carolina this past year. They range in age

30 Jan


Become a Volunteer


We need you!

We are always looking for volunteer involvement. Here are some ways to get involved.

  • Animal Forest
  • Guided Tours
  • Race the Landing
  • Archeological Digs
  • Beautification

And more

There are many more ways to get involved with our work at the park. Take a look at the opportunities listed and reach out to get involved.

Find out how you can be part of the work we’re doing to improve South Carolina’s birthplace.

See Opportunities


Friends of Charles Towne Landing is a nonprofit organization dedicated to perpetuating and celebrating South Carolina’s birthplace above and beyond the means and resources given to the park’s yearly operational budget by the state of South Carolina. Read more