This rural property sits along the South Wimbee River in the St Helena Sound in the ACE Basin, north of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. The conservation easement protects wildlife habitat, scenic forested road frontage, water quality and improves military readiness.
The protection of this 2,064 acre property, known as Buckfield protects the water quality of the Port Royal Sound, important wildlife habitat and connects to a much larger landscape of protected lands that serves as an important buffer to the rapidly growing communities in Beaufort and Jasper Counties.
Along Village Creek on St Helena Island, a conservation easement now protects family property for future generations, such that the family will always have a place to return home to on rural St Helena.
This 1017.5-acre property, which is located on the Combahee River, holds immense ecological and conservation value, and its protection promises many benefits for both the environment and the community.