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May 2016

Found 2 blog entries for May 2016.

With its rich past, vast history and unique ecology, Palmetto Bluff is truly one of the South’s finest treasures. Not far from Hilton Head Island and Savannah, it’s close enough to everything, yet away from it all. As a luxury travel destination and a renowned place to live, this planned residential community and conservation preserve beckons the past, welcomes the future and lives in the moment. Not a precious second is wasted. Pretty never goes out of style and Palmetto Bluff’s architecture, reminiscent of a simpler time blends seamlessly with the sturdy construction and refinements of today. No crowds, no chaos---just well-appointed, serene and artful.

Palmetto Bluff

As the largest remaining waterfront property on the East Coast, the very character of Palmetto

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Thanks to a committed staff at the Coastal Discovery Museum as well as conservationists and caring volunteers, the Hilton Head Island Sea Turtle Protection Project is gearing up for another nesting and hatching season which runs from May 1 through October 31.

• The Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) is the state reptile of our state. Weighing in between 300 – 400 pounds as adults, they have brownish or yellow skin and top shells which can measure from 30 – 42 inches in length.
• Temperature and moisture of the sand determines optimal habitat and Hilton Head’s sandy shores make for great nesting.
• Females nest on all areas of the beach starting the first or second week in May with most nests laid along the open-facing beach.
• Females lay four

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