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Engaging K-12 Students in Salt Marsh Restoration

What is From Seeds to Shoreline?

From Seeds to Shoreline® (S2S) is South Carolina’s only salt marsh restoration program designed for students. The program trains K-12 teachers how to lead their classroom in a year-long marsh restoration.

By getting your school involved in cultivating and transplanting young seedlings of salt marsh grass, your students will not only learn about the importance of this critical coastal ecosystem, but they will be helping restore areas of salt marsh. There’s no better way to learn, serve our local communities, and have fun in the process!

The program was launched by the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium in 2011 in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Clemson University Cooperative Extension and serves K-12 students and teachers from across the state.


Please contact E.V. Bell, Marine Education Specialist, at

2021 Program

2021 Virtual Teacher Workshop Dates

July 28, 2021 from 10 AM – 12 PM
July 29, 2021 from 10 AM – 12 PM
(attendance at both sessions is required)

To participate in the From Seeds to Shoreline Program for the 2021 – 2022 school year, attendance at the two-day virtual 2020 teacher training is a pre-requisite.

Apply online starting May 1, 2021. Deadline to apply is July 12, 2021.

Questions can be emailed to