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Town Treats Tallow Trees Around Kiawah, Beginning Monday, Sept. 25

Chinese Tallow Trees are an invasive tree species that the town and KICA have been working to remove from the island for many years. Removing invasive species is required by KICA’s Rules and Regulations, but this process also helps native trees and wildlife flourish. Invasive species often out-compete native trees for resources, and reduce available food for bird species that depend on native plants.

Beginning Monday, Sept. 25, the town will start treating tallow trees around the island to aid in their removal. The town’s biologist Jim Jordan will oversee this project. The work is scheduled to be completed before Friday, Sept. 29.

To see where treatment will take place, view the online treatment map.