Riverbanks’ new conservation efforts are for the birds

  February 15, 2024

New Partnerships Allow for Avian Conservation to Soar Riverbanks Zoo and Garden has joined South Carolina Wildlife Federation and the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) to prevent one of…

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Sustain SC welcomes new CEO, Leslie Skardon

  February 15, 2024

The Board of Directors of Sustain SC, a nonprofit organization connecting the sustainability goals of business in South Carolina with local solutions, is excited to announce the appointment of Leslie…

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SC Nonprofit Summit 2024: Bringing Together Leaders for Collective Impact

  February 13, 2024

North Charleston, SC ~ February 13, 2024 South Carolina’s annual Nonprofit Summit, hosted by Together SC, our state’s association of nonprofit, philanthropic, and community organizations and sponsored by Dominion Energy,…

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Upcoming events for Riverbanks’ 50th anniversary

  February 4, 2024

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden Approaches Major Milestone Celebrating 50 Years of Wildlife, Conservation and Family Fun Zoo’s Golden Anniversary Brings Golden Opportunities Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will mark a golden…

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Marketing Minute Video: The Importance of Corporate Sustainability Reporting

  January 22, 2024

  Marketing Minute by Shari King, NP Strategy Transparency is critical to the longevity of an organization. This week’s video shares the three pillars of a corporate sustainability report and…

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SC Green Industry Association Hosts Annual Conference & Trade Show

  January 8, 2024

The South Carolina Green Industry Association will bring together over 100 exhibitors and 17 industry speakers to cover an extensive range of landscape topics during its annual two-day Conference and…

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Free Fridays return to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

  January 4, 2024

Free Fridays: Every Friday in January and February 2024. Residents of Richland and Lexington Counties can receive free daily admission to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden every Friday during the months…

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The wait is over at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

  December 5, 2023

Riverbanks Receives an Early Present Most Anticipated Aquarium Resident Makes It Home for the Holidays It is officially December and while many children are ready to celebrate a sleigh pulled…

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Aging Animals thrive at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

  November 30, 2023

Riverbanks Shines a Light on Aging Animal Care Longer Lives for Animals Means Innovative Approaches to Ailments While Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is buzzing with excitement about the all-new Wild…

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Columbia College hosts Columbia Fire Department

  November 14, 2023

On November 8 and 9, 2023, Columbia College hosted the Columbia Fire Department for their semi-annual Search and Rescue Training. Earlier this year, Columbia College announced several capital projects, including…

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Emerger Strategies is now Climate Neural Certified

  November 2, 2023

Emerger Strategies, a sustainable business consultancy that helps companies measure and improve their sustainability performance, is proud to announce it is officially Climate Neutral Certified. Emerger Strategies joins the growing…

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Michael and Jude Shuman: KLCB Community Champions

  October 31, 2023

The Keep Laurens County Beautiful (KLCB) Community Champion Award celebrates its 3rd quarter honorees, Michael and Jude Shuman, for their extraordinary dedication to environmental preservation in the Boyds Mill Dam…

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Naturaland Trust celebrates 50 years of land conservation

  October 27, 2023

With a celebration event held yesterday that drew more than 150 conservationists and civic and community leaders from across S.C., Naturaland Trust – a nonprofit land conservation trust established in…

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Riverbanks’ Destiny is in the Ocean

  October 24, 2023

Partnerships Provide Hope For Green Sea Turtles To Flourish Head Start Program Continues to Go Swimmingly Two years ago, a green sea turtle hatched from a nest on the south…

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Riverbanks shines a light on nature this holiday season

  October 12, 2023

All-New Wild Lights Will Illuminate the Zoo and Shine Light on Conservation Imagine strolling under the stars with loved ones, sipping hot cocoa and coming across a glowing group of…

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Jen Howard, South Carolina Land Trust Network

  October 3, 2023

Be a part of the SC Land Trust Networks Land Trust Days South Carolina’s land trusts have collectively protected more than a million acres in our state. The SC Land…

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Big steps for white rhino conservation

  September 25, 2023

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden Leads the Charge in Conservation of White Rhinos Riverbanks Zoo and Garden celebrated World Rhino Day on September 22 by sharing the team’s groundbreaking work with…

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Local elementary school wins $20K learning garden grant

  September 11, 2023

Monarch Elementary School in Simpsonville won a $20,000 grant from the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation to create a comprehensive, hands-on, interactive learning garden and classroom space. Trees, shrubs, and flowers will be planted to help create…

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Zoo takes next steps toward river views + economic growth

  September 7, 2023

  Phase Two of Riverbanks Zoo and Garden’s Bridge to the Wild Expansion Promises Extraordinary River Development Zoo takes next steps to increase economic impact in South Carolina Imagine visiting…

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Riverbanks Zoo and Garden: Hot Weather Hatchings and More

  September 6, 2023

2023 SUMMER RECAP: New Hatchlings and Successful Partnerships Soared This Summer at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden Eager to experience the Columbia, South Carolina summer first-hand, several new friends emerged from…

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4-H’ers Win Regional Titles

  August 29, 2023

The South Carolina 4-H Program has announced the winners of the 2023 4-H Small Garden Project. Two Laurens County 4-H members were regional winners for the Upstate of South Carolina.…

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Upcoming events at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

  August 23, 2023

*** 2023 CALENDAR UPDATE *** Adventure is Closer Than You Think at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden UPCOMING EVENTS Riverbanks ZOOfari: Friday, September 29. Tickets are on sale now for Riverbanks’…

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Emerger Strategies joins Climate Neutral’s service provider network

  August 15, 2023

Emerger Strategies is delighted to join Climate Neutral’s service provider network, working alongside Climate Neutral to offer Sustainability Consulting Services to brands who want to become Climate Neutral Certified. We’re…

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Technology advances Zoo’s “Mane” goal of quality care

  August 11, 2023

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden Takes Pride on World Lion Day Outstanding Care of Aging Animals is a Top Priority On World Lion Day, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden takes paws to…

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Nearly a mile of Congaree River frontage permanently protected

  August 7, 2023

Audubon South Carolina, Friends of Congaree Swamp, & Ducks Unlimited partner to acquire and protect Arant property overlooking Congaree National Park Audubon South Carolina, Ducks Unlimited, and Friends of Congaree…

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Blue Box Pools

  August 1, 2023

Celebrate the fusion of luxury, innovation, and eco-friendliness with our Shipping Container Pool from Blue Box Pools. Crafted from high-quality, recycled shipping containers, this pool serves as a sustainable yet…

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