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
All along the South Carolina coast, the diamondback terrapin is endemic to salt marshes. But many populations of the species remain in steady decline.
The third and final event of the 2021 – 2022 Educator Science Café series took place in March aboard the USS Yorktown.
The Consortium and partners developed a water-level monitoring initiative that has resulted in seven new tide gauges installed along the South Carolina coast, as well as seven gauges in North Carolina.
The Consortium recently launched a Shellfish Aquaculture Toolkit to offer products and resources to current shellfish growers and people who are interested in entering the industry.