Grant announced to aid restoration of SC’s Crab Bank

A foundation has granted $700,000 to the effort to save South Carolina's Crab Bank, a greatly eroded island and bird breeding area in Charleston Harbor. Read more here:

The Post and Courier reports that the grant was needed by organizers hoping to complete a $1.4 million fundraising effort.

The grant was announced Friday by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. The grant was given to Audubon South Carolina, one of the members of the S.C. Coastal Bird Conservation Program coalition. They are working under the auspices of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources to raise the local share of money to restore the island.

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