Community Scientists Sprout New Salt Marsh Habitat
Over 200 volunteers plant nearly 90,000 seedlings at five Charleston-area sites.
Welcome to the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium
The Consortium is a university-based program that supports the wise use and conservation of South Carolina’s coastal resources to create a sustainable economy and environment. Our mission and focus areas >
Facilitating and Funding Coastal and Marine Research
Supporting the Informational Needs of Coastal Residents
Developing Resources for Educators and Students
Latest Publications and News
Over the next 30 years, a multitude of changes — including rising sea level, more frequent rain bursts, and an anticipated population influx — will alter South Carolina’s coastal landscape. How will communities adapt to the challenges presented?
Through this program commercial shrimpers have the opportunity to earn money during the off-season by creating Trawl2Trash bags made from recycled shrimp net material.
As part of the Consortium’s 2020-2022 research portfolio, the Mariculture section at the S.C. Department of Natural Resources is collaborating with three Charleston-area craft breweries to evaluate the potential of using dried spent grains from the beer-brewing process as an ingredient in fish feeds.
The Consortium launched a Career webpage for undergraduate and graduate students interested in potential job opportunities, fellowships, and locating a mentor in their field of study.