Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge

Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge

Address:5801 Hwy 17 N
Awendaw, SC 29429

Phone:843-928-3264
Fax:843-928-3803
Web: caperomain.fws.gov
Established: 1932.
Location:Along the coast of South Carolina in Charleston County.
Facilities:Visitor center, viewing sites, hiking trails.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking, hunting, educational programs, shelling, beachcombing.
Special Features:Refuge protects the largest nesting rookery for brown pelicans, terns, and gulls on South Carolina coast and the largest nesting area for loggerhead sea turtles outside of Florida. Cape Romain also plays an integral role in the recovery of the endangered red wolf.
Habitats: 64,229 acres of salt and freshwater marshes, live oak forest, beach and sand dunes, fresh and brackish impoundments.
Access: Open year round during daylight hours; accessible by boat.
Wild life: Alligators, white-tailed deer, loggerhead sea turtles, brown pelicans, terns, gulls, waterfowl, wading birds, red wolves.

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Factors influencing reproductive success of near-shore seabirds in Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina.
Average coefficient estimates, unconditional standard errors, and 85% confidence intervals for the parameter estimates for variables included in 95% confidence set of models predicting survival of Black Skimmers' (Rynchops niger) nests in Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina, 2009-2010.
In early September, loggerhead nests at Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge in South Carolina topped 1,900--about 200 more than last year--making it the highest nest count there since 1978, the year the species became federally protected.