Coastal Communities Program Specialist
Employed by the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium since 2000.
About April Turner
April is responsible for developing programs and projects to educate citizens, public officials, and municipal staff about sustainable land- and water-resource planning. She works in collaboration with other Extension program specialists and Consortium member institution partners to provide programs, tools, and resources on a variety of topics to enhance community efforts to address the pressures of coastal growth. Examples include programs related to low-impact development and green infrastructure, working waterfronts, and nature-based recreation and tourism.
Prior to joining the Consortium, April worked as a planner for the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. She earned a B.A. in geography from the University of Colorado and a M.A. in parks, recreation, and tourism management from Clemson University.
Learn more about the Coastal Communities program.