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Animals in the ACE Basin

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Edisto Environmental Learning Center

Oyster Row Ln.

Edisto Island, SC 29438

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Bring your campers to the Edisto Environmental Learning Center to explore the ACE Basin! Older children will go on the E/V Discovery boat while younger students participate in exploratory programs on land.

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5-9 years old* will visit these stations:

Salt Marsh Field Study:

Join us for a muddy trek through the marsh to explore its importance and biodiversity. Children will be marine biologists using quadrats to investigate the plants and animals that call the marsh home. They will learn about adaptations of these organisms and human impacts on the salt marsh.

How to Read a Fish

Cast your interest this way as we explore the exciting world of fish. Join us as we examine fishes' body shape and behaviors that make them unique. Discover the ancient Asian method of documenting fish size, Gyotaku! We will use fish and fish stamps to make colorful prints of estuarine fish.

Exhibit Hall

Explore the different habitats in the ACE Basin inside the Learning Center. This exhibit hall has many interactive displays to learn more about this unique region.



10-18 years old will spend the morning...

Discovery Vessel Program:

*35 passenger capacity* at least one adult per group

Students collect water quality data and sample marine organisms that are collected by a trawl net during the vessel program. There will be an investigation into the organisms’ form and function while identifying them. Students learn about local conservation issues and benefits of the estuary while developing critical science investigation skills.

These programs will be held at the Edisto Environmental Learning Center (located on Oyster Row Ln. Edisto Island, SC). Buses will drive and park at Live Oak Landing and campers can walk the trail to the Learning Center.





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