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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

Annual Meeting Announcement

Dear Friends of Charlee Towne Landing:

The Annual Meeting of the Friends will on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, in Founders Hall. The meeting will begin at 5:30 pm, with reports by Rob Powell, Park Manager, and by the chairs of the standing committees of the Board of

13 Aug

Race the Landing races are going GREAT!!

Steve Griffin, Melissa Clark, Cindy Salyer and Ferris Stewart

Race the Landing races are going GREAT!! Healthy Charleston Challenge and Roper Saint Frances Hospital has joined the fun! Our timing company has joined the fun by offering $200 to any Male or Female that

12 Jun

President’s Corner

In this issue of the snail-mail Newsletter, you will find articles by Board of Directors members Sarah Stuhr, Betty White, Haywood Titchener and Lisa Deaton; Park Manager Rob Powell, and Animal Forest Curator Jillian DeJorge-Davis. Their articles cover the broad spectrum of activities and programs at

9 Jun

Jillian DeLorge-Davis is Employee of the Year 2014

Park Ranger Rob Powell with Employee of the Year Jillian DeLorge-Davis

The first annual Volunteer-Staff Appreciation Dinner, following many years of honoring volunteers only was hosted by the Friends of Charles Towne Landing on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The Friends wanted to honor

9 Jun

Bear Awareness

During the month of May the Animal Forest highlighted Bear Awareness Month. This week long event informed participants on the proper way to camp in bear country.
For example, never stash snacks inside your tent. Always keep them 200 feet away from your campsite. Food preparation areas

9 Jun