Love Is In The Air! Alligator Mating Season

 Mating season is from late April to June. During this time, they are likely to wander through lagoons as they search for a mate. In the evening or through the nights, males “bellow” as he tries to attract a female. After a courtship in which the male claims a territory and courts a female, the female lays between 20-60 eggs near a body of fresh water and covers them with trees branches, leaves, and other vegetation. Be aware of your surroundings because they are not easily spotted. Because female alligators are very protective, never come between a mother alligator and …

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Alligator Safety

There has been some Alligator activity and movement within Shipyard recently. Please use caution when outdoors and by the lagoons. As always, do not feed or agitate alligators. If you see anyone committing these acts call Security immediately at (843) 785-4776. Download your copy here!

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Boat Safety 101

BOAT SAFETY CHECK LIST Ok it’s time to get the boat out – if you haven’t already!  This is a good time to go over that check list of items you need to have on board to insure everyone’s safety! There needs to be a PFD (personal flotation device) for every person onboard your boat. PFDs must be approved by the Coast Guard. If your boat is 16 feet or over, you need to have a throwable PFD onboard and immediately available in case someone falls overboard. Every boat needs a working whistle or horn to make sound.  Boats over …

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