Bloody Point, SC: A Case Study in the Conversion from Golf to Natural Amenities

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By Mark L. Baker, ASLA, President Wood+Partners Inc. Founding Member, GCH Retirement Planning Advisory Board Bloody Point is an oceanfront golf community on Daufuskie Island, SC, located between Savannah, GA, and Hilton Head Island, SC. Dafuskie is a beautiful Lowcountry coastal barrier island that is served by boat access only. Many believe its limited access […]

Palmetto Bluff, SC Golf Club Earns Audubon Designation

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Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton SC is pleased to report that its May River Golf Club was just named a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. The official designation from Audubon International ushers the 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature into an award-winning education and certification program that helps golf courses protect the environment. Audubon International awarded the May River Golf […]

Venice Golf & Country Club, FL Wins Environmental Status

Venice Golf & Country Club, Venice FL has been recognized by the international Golf Environment Organization (GEO) as “an outstanding example of environmentally sensitive golf” and a leader in sustainable environmental practices, both locally and internationally. This achievement is the culmination of 10 years of extensive environmental efforts by club management, and distinguishes Venice Golf […]

Woodside Plantation, SC Offers Green Construction Options for New Homes

Woodside Plantation, Aiken, SC is now offering energy efficient Green construction on its new homes. These features include radiant barrier roof sheathing, low-E windows and doors, HVAC 13 SEER air conditioners, R-30 insulation in the attic area and a home sealing program. Send me more information about Woodside Plantation!

The Landings on Skidaway Island, GA Marks Recycling Center’s 4th Year of Environmental Activism

The Landings on Skidaway Island, GA is recognizing the environmental contributions of The Landings Recycling Center, which this month marks four years of operation. Since its opening on Jan. 11, 2008, the Recycling Center has saved 1,491 tons of paper, 316 tons of cardboard and 165 tons of plastic from being dumped in local landfills.