DINRA 2025 envisions representing DI members by developing and championing a “grass roots” master plan for the phased development of natural resources on the southern and western areas of the island (below and beside Edgefield Park). DINRA endeavors to establish “a seat at the table” in discussions with current south and west side property owners, including the SC Ports Authority, the City of Charleston, Berkeley County, the State of SC, etc. DINRA endeavors to develop a resident-friendly, natural resource plan, have the plans endorsed by governing officials, facilitate the implementation and opening of each phase, and keep DINRA members informed. The south and west DI master plan vision includes nature trails, mini-forests, fruit tree groves, gardens, bike trails, riverfront water parks and recreation areas; with a respect for ecology, bird habitats, history, flooding buffering and abatement, and pedestrian access. The DINRA 2025 vision also includes opening up unobstructed views of the Arthur Ravenel Bridge and the convergence of the Cooper and Wando Rivers. Each phase will be named after a major champion with overall completion targeted for 2025.
DINRA seeks to work with elected officials, boards, and commissions to enlist their support, assistance, and cooperation in developing DI’s south and west areas into this legacy natural resource vision – free of asphalt, concrete, vehicle traffic, residential and commercial development.
News & Events
DINRA Proposes Perpetual Conservation of Property on Daniel Island’s WestEnd SPA plans to sell/divest
The President of DINRA met with State Ports Authority (SPA) management representatives on February 8, 2019, to welcome them to “the neighborhood” and to discuss a possible partnership to reclaim, remediate, preserve and protect the approximate 800 acres of SPA Daniel...read more
The Post & Courier has been running a series of favorable articles about a Dredging, Spoils Dumping and Barging Proposal that will have enduring affects on Daniel Island natural resources. The Ports Authority is proposing extending the Wando Terminal wharf 700 feet...read more
DINRA was notified on Friday January 18, that the Oak Leaf Street trail at the Crow's Nest at Edgefield Park will be extended to the soccer fields as DINRA requested in October 2018. Oak Leaf Street is scheduled to be paved to come to a "T" at the soccer fields with...read more
DINRA held its first inaugural meeting last Friday, Oct 26th at the Daniel Island Public Library. There was much information presented pertaining to the WestEnd properties owned by at least several different entities. The attached Development maps were also discussed....read more
To view the Daniel Island Future Development Plan B refer to the map below.read more
Since DI Natural Resources Association launched it's membership drive and initiative last month several big things have occurred: The Post and Courier endorsed "Daniel Island Park - A Fine Idea" (8/1/18), The DI News announced "Forward Thinking On Daniel Island Land...read more
WestEnd Riverwalk Aerial Photos
- Develop a core membership to develop a master plan concept to present to government officials responsible for the property ASAP.
- Write letters to and have meetings with government officials requesting that the property be officially designated as public domain; that any discussions pertaining to south and western DI will be open, transparent, and include DINRA.
- DINRA will communicate to members the results of meetings with government officials.
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