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Training & Education Opportunities

Living Shoreline Training

The first offering of the Living Shorelines will be a Pilot Program and will be for our Certification Track Option. In the Fall of 2024, we will be offering an online-only version of this course, so if you cannot attend the field day, this is an option for you! The mandatory Field Day will be held on Friday, April 19th at SCDNR’s Fort Johnson Marine Center, in Charleston. Participants will gain access to the online course starting on March 1st.

Register for the Salt Marsh Short Course

Salt Marsh Short Course

Learn more about South Carolina salt marsh and tidal creeks with the Salt Marsh Short Course. This Course will highlight flora and fauna, threats to the salt marsh ecosystem, ongoing research and stewardship activities. The Salt Marsh Short Course is a self-paced online course developed by SC Department of Natural Resources, SC Sea Grant Consortium and Clemson Extension through the funding support of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

In this course, there are 5 learning modules which include a short presentation, discussion forum, and supplementary resources to learn more. Once registered, you will have 45 days to complete the course at your own pace and at a time and place of your choosing. Completion of the course is expected to take less than two hours total; you may stop and start as many times as you like during your 45-day window. This course is recommended for anyone who is interested in gaining knowledge and a better understanding of the salt marsh ecosystem. Registration is free.

Register for the Salt Marsh Short Course
beautiful waterway in lowcountry

Image by Kim Morganello, Clemson Extenison.

Living Shorelines
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