21 E 2nd St.
Alligators, wolves, foxes — and more! Learn about the critters and creatures that inhabit the Green Swamp, the forces of nature that created the swamp and maintain its watery environment, and Carolina Bays and the Waccamaw river basin. Explore the ecological intricacies of the Green Swamp through our diorama in the Water Ways Gallery of the Museum of Coastal Carolina. Ed Ovsenik will be the presenter.
Mr. Ovsenik received a BA in Biology, worked towards an MS in Marine Botany, and has a Juris Doctorate in Law. His career was centered on Environmental, Health, and Safety compliance in government and industry, including technology driven companies in the chemical and computer software sectors. Mr. Ovsenik currently advises clients on Governance, Risk, and Compliance issues impacting their for-profit and non-profit organizations. During his career, Mr. Ovsenik worked closely with students on technical and scientific matters, advising, guiding, and mentoring those students in elementary through college ages. Mr. Ovsenik’s current interests include researching the genesis of Carolina Bays, photographing the Green Swamp ecosystem, and researching the timber and lumber industry of the Green Swamp and the Marine Stores industry in Brunswick County during the 18th and 19th centuries.