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Blair Willis is a charter boat captain and outdoor adventure guide for Live Oac in Hilton Head, SC.

2014 Ducks Unlimited Conservation Banquet

This year’s banquet will be held Saturday, November 22, 2014 and is returning to Pepper Hall Plantation, generously hosted by the Graves Family.

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The 36th Annual event is going to be even bigger and better. For the first time ever, we have live music, performed by Muddy Creek.

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Open Bar all evening, plus a fabulous catered dinner.

Here’s the menu from Palm Key Catering:

  • Traditional Caesar Salad with croutons
  • Chicken grilled with a dry rub seasoning served with sauces
  • Louisiana rich gumbo
  • Bakery Buns and Corn Muffins
  • Buttery Red Skin
  • Corn Off The Cob with butter and peppers
  • Bread Pudding – served hot with bourbon sauce on the side

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Thanks to the Graves Family for Hosting this event once again at Pepper Hall Plantation. We are grateful for their continued support!


DU Sponsor Clay Shoot – Oct 5th

The DU Sponsor Clay Shoot will be Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at Turkey Hill Plantation. A special thanks to our continuing event sponsor, Land Rover Hilton Head.

This exclusive event is invitation-only for Land Rover owners and DU Sponsors (Gold/Silver/Bronze). Guests may arrive at noon. Shooting starts promptly at 1pm. (Please arrive well in advance for registration and overview.) Turkey Hill Plantation, 2215 Log Hall Road, Ridgeland, SC.

Eligible participants please RSVP by Oct. 1 to Jacqueline DeCrane 843.208.1273

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DU License Tag

SC DU License TagShow Your Support for Wetlands Conservation with a South Carolina Ducks Unlimited License Tag!

If you’re a duck hunter or a conservation enthusiast there’s a new way to help ensure the future of the sport and places you love – display a South Carolina Ducks Unlimited license tag on your vehicle and help fund habitat conservation efforts right here in South Carolina!

These plates are available upon request at all DMV offices in South Carolina. Funds generated through this program are required by law to be used to create a public hunting habitat project within the state of South Carolina.

2013 Ducks Unlimited Conservation Banquet

The 2013 Ducks Unlimited Conservation Banquet was held November 23, 2013 at Pepper Hall Plantation. This was a new venue for our annual banquet, and was a perfect setting for our conservation themed evening of great food, great people, and a whole lot of fun with record contributions to Ducks Unlimited.

Poster for 2013 DU Banquet
Poster for 2013 DU Banquet

Ducks Unlimited 2013 Silver Sponsors

Ducks Unlimited 2013 Silver Sponsors

Alford, Wilkins & Coltrane, LLC / Gregory M. Alford, LLC
The Bleu Companies
Bluffton Marine
Circle of Life
Cleland Site Prep, Inc
Coastal Carolina Medical Center
Coastal Plains Outdoors
Espy Lumber Company
Fraser Construction Company / Joe Fraser
The Greenery Inc / Lee Edwards
The Hughes Group / Bob Hughes
Island Tire
Lather Construction
Old House Club, Quail Hunting / Rob Malphrus
Palmetto Dunes General Store
Plantation Animal Hospital / Curt & Lynnette Hennessey
State Farm Agency / Kevin Seaver
Stone Horse Imports / Bill Staerk
Sunbelt Rentals
Tommy’s Towing
Ward Edwards Engineering / Allen Ward

Ducks Unlimited 2013 Bronze Sponsors

Ducks Unlimited 2013 Bronze Sponsors

Arnold Building Systems / Kevin Arnold
BB&T Carswell Insurance Services / Gary Davis
Beacon Insurance Group
Belfor Property Restoration
Big D’s Royal Tees
Bluffton Pharmacy
Boat Bright Custom Canvas / William Bennett
Josh & Sharon Boyles
Carson Reality / Matt Rowe
Coastal Security Systems
The Courtyard Landscaping Supply / Curt Worthington
Delany Law Firm, PA
Diggins Excavating / Gerald Diggins
Digler Waste
Edward Jones Investments / Bill Sauter
Farm Bureau Insurance / Marty Sauls
Fowler Hospitality Hotels / Marriott Courtyard
Franklin Heating and Air
Hahn Air Specialist / David Hahn
Hudson’s / Brian Carmines
June and Associates, CPA
Mandigo Construction / Dave Mandigo
Martin Chiropractic / Blair Martin
The Outlaw Armory / Anthony Seminara
Outside Hilton Head / Outside Palmetto Bluff
Red Fish Brand / Curtis Hart
Sippin Cow Cafe / Christy Pinski
Snapd / Laurie Blake
Superior Cleaners / David Meeder
TD Bank

Ace Landscape Development

2013 Ducks Unlimited Gold Sponsor

Ace Landscape Development


Offering a full spectrum of Landscape & Land Development Services. Ace Landscape Development, a third generation family owned and operated business, has been a respected leader in the landscaping industry for over 40 years. Ace has been proudly servicing the Lowcountry in the areas of commercial landscape installation, maintenance and development since 1983. Most recently, Ace has added a spectacular golf course division which offers over 35 years in experience in course construction, management and maintenance in the private, semi-private resort, and golf course industries.