AF Volunteer Newsletter – August 2018
The river otters at Charles Towne Landing’s Animal Forest are participating in cognitive research this summer. Dr. Parrish (Psychology professor) and Shona Sulzbach (senior Psychology major) of The Citadel are assessing otter numerical cognition abilities. The otters are presented with two quantities of food to
If you plan to visit The Landing soon or if you are participating in the Race the Landing series – please feel free to bring one of the below items for our friends in the Animal Forest.
Assorted Nuts (no flavors and unsalted)
Cleaning & supply needs:
Reading is “hogs” of fun, especially with Madame Mazell, the Animal Forest’s resident hog! Children are invited to come out to Charles Towne Landing and practice their reading skills in a fun atmosphere! This program is free with park admission, but registration is required. Call (843) 573-8517 to register your child for this unique literacy experience. Reading sessions are offered Tuesdays at the Domestic
One of the most popular programs we do is the cannon firing at Charles Towne Landing. If you have ever experienced it, you will not forget it! The ground shakes and sound is unmistakable! The staff at CTL are repairing the cannon carriage platforms, which, as
The 5K Series, our flagship summer fundraising event, continues to support a variety of community and educational programs that help carry-on the significant history of Charles Towne Landing.
As we lead into this year, we are excited to announce WOW! internet, cable & phone as our title
The Animal Forest will be adding two more bison to the exhibit in April. The yearlings are female and should transition into the current herd easily.
The elk dropped his antlers, and has been reunited with the bison herd.
The Animal Forest’s annual event, Enrichment Day was a success despite
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. This single unit replaced the outdated system that consisted of a 30 gallon tank, two wall units, and a controller. The new unit
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 small quarantine. After being released back into the habitat, she can be seen
This week’s reason to smile is sure to make the zookeepers not only grin from ear to ear, but also breathe a sigh of relief. The skunks are FINALLY going out on exhibit! There are many reasons why this is a good thing, such as: providing