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Mission: To promote educational and scientific activities that support the value, awareness and conservation of the Lowcountry’s rich biological and ecological resources.
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Announcing a NEW BOOK!!!



Authors Merle Shepard, Ed Farnworth and Keith McCullough return with a new field guide, “Insects and Spiders of Coastal South Carolina”, the third in a series of biodiversity guides published by the Lowcountry Biodiversity Foundation, a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) organization. This work will familiarize the reader with a significant portion of the area’s extensive insect and spider biodiversity.

• 267 insect and 43 spider and related arthropod species
• 419 high quality color images
• Natural history information for each species
• Applicable to many insects and spiders along the Georgia coast and North Carolina’s southern coast

This field guide’s compact size provides a readily accessible companion wherever you go outdoors and will help you to easily identify those insects and spiders you encounter.


Send a check or money order for $25.00 (includes shipping) to:
Lowcountry Biodiversity Foundation
2971 Doncaster Dr.
Charleston, SC 29414

Or order online with Paypal:


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Garden Insects of South Carolina is a 140 page, pocket-sized field guide designed to help gardeners and small-scale farmers, including those in Georgia and southern North Carolina, identify beneficial species as well as potential pests. It contains sections on the garden ecosystem, insect biology, and garden ecosystem management.

Garden Insects of South Carolina features:
- Compact pocket format
- More than 160 high-resolution, close-up photos
- Emphasis on beneficial species
- Easy-to-understand profile of each potential pest
- Guidance for every level, from novice to expert
- Special section on garden ecosystem management


Send a check or money order for $21.45 (includes shipping) to:
Lowcountry Biodiversity Foundation
2971 Doncaster Dr.
Charleston, SC 29414

Or order online with Paypal:

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Common Insects & Spiders of the South Carolina Lowcountry has sold through its print run!
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