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Rhoda Green and her husband Robert featured in NPR segment

Two of our Friends of Charles Towne Landing members were interviewed recently for a segment on the NPR radio program Morning Edition.  The segment is

26 Jul

From the Zoo….. So You Want to be a Zookeeper?

By Jillian Davis
Contrary to most beliefs, being a zookeeper doesn’t just consist of feeding and cleaning up after the animals. A keeper’s duties

10 Jun

President’s Corner – Friends Report for Spring & Summer 2015

This has been a busy and productive spring season for the Friends and the Landing, as we move into the summer months. On

9 Jun

5K News Years Day Race the Landing was a big success!

The New Years Day 5K Run was a success! This year’s theme was Recycle, Reuse and Renew.

We RECYCLED t-shirts and awards from previous

7 Jan

The Rob Report

Park Manager Rob Powell

Another calendar year is at an end and it has been a fantastic year at Charles Towne Landing! Not just because we had a record financial year, successful 5k races, great programming, and high visitation but because so many

13 Dec

The Domestic Side of the Animal Forest

Growls, meows, howls, chirps, and squawks. The Animal Forest is full of all kinds of wonderful animal music, and we are adding two new sounds to this eclectic ensemble. Baa’s and oinks! That’s right, the Animal Forest is scheduled to reveal their newest habitat in December.

13 Dec

Our check for $20,000 presented to Charles Towne Landing

On November 18 the FoCTL Board of Directors members presented a check, in the amount of $20,000, to CTL Park Manager, Rob Powell. We couldn’t have done it without our hugely successful Race the Landing Series! …..and speaking of which, the next race will be on Jan 1st,

19 Nov

The Semi-Annual Belk Charity Event

Shop at Belk and raise funds for the park on Saturday, November 8.  Buy your $5 ticket at the park’s Visitor’s Center or at Belk the morning of the sale.

The Semi-Annual Belk Charity Event will be held on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 from 6am – 10am. The

28 Sep

New Friends Board Members

The Board of Directors of the Friends of Charles Towne Landing is pleased to welcome to the Board the following new members.

Cedric Green is the General Manager of South Carolina Electric and Gas Company, and is responsible for a customer base of 350,000 in the Southern

14 Sep

Friends of Charles Towne Landing Annual Meeting, September 9, 2014

The Annual Meeting of the Friends of Charles Towne Landing on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 took place in Founders Hall, and featured on address by Dr. Richard Porcher, The Citadel Professor Emeritus of Biology. The title of Dr. Porcher’s illustrated lecture was “A Lowcountry Botanical Potpourri.”

14 Sep