To register for programs at the Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center, 5821 U.S. Highway 17, Awendaw, call 928-3368.

Jan. 7: 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m. Join Bob Raynor at Garris Landing and board the Island Cat Ferry to Bull's Island. The 12-mile hike begins at the public dock and encompasses the entire island. Call Coastal Expeditions at 881-4582 to register. www.coastalexpeditions.com. Cost is $40.

Jan. 14: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Youth Orienteering Competition. Jonathan Malriat, Eagle Scout, has designed several courses that can be done in a group or individually. Call to register. Cost is $3.

Jan. 21: 3 p.m. Lecture Series, Ecological Restoration Using Prescribed Fire on the Francis Marion National Forest. Bill Twomey, forest silviculturist, will enlighten group on using control burning in enhancing the environment. Call to register for program.