Sporting

Sports

The Lone Star State’s Latest Football Phenom

In a state that produces the nation’s most elite high school quarterbacks, all eyes in Texas have been on Quinn Ewers. But the player with the trademark blond mullet and the rocket-launcher arm seems to be one of the few not buying into the hype


Land & Conservation

Seven Culturally Significant Plants to the Chickasaw People

An ethnobotanist shares some of the surprising ways the Chickasaw used wax myrtle, sassafras, and yaupon holly

Land & Conservation

The Tiny Island Where Thousands of Purple Martins Fly

Summer means nests in gourd birdhouses and one South Carolina lake that birds can’t resist

Land & Conservation

A Mysterious Beach Discovery on Hilton Head

The island’s sea turtle patrol is searching for the owner of a vessel made with love

Land & Conservation

Orphaned Baby Terrapins Get an Unlikely Second Chance

When a mama turtle carrying seven eggs was killed by a car, the South Carolina Aquarium stepped in

Arts & Culture

From Art to Oyster Reef

A Florida sculptor and North Carolina inventors team up to create an eye-catching and eco-friendly installation

Land & Conservation

Meet One of the South’s Rarest Butterflies

Once down to four individuals, the endangered Schaus swallowtail is making a comeback—thanks to the work of Florida biologists