S.C. Sea Grant Consortium News
Educators Discover Underwater Creatures on Bioracks
Formal and nonformal educators recently participated in a BioDiscovery Project workshop at James Island County Park, where they had an up-close look at organisms living on bioracks.
Water Chats Program Wins Prestigious National Award
Water Chats was recently presented with the Gold Award for Promotional and Marketing Materials from the Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals.
Consortium Promotes Bolger to Grants Manager
Caitlin Bolger was recently promoted to grants manager at the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium.
S.C. Sea Grant Receives $600K for Marine Debris Removal and Art Conversion Community-Based Projects
The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium has been awarded two grants of nearly $300,000 each to support community-focused projects that address marine debris prevention and removal.
S.C. Sea Grant Awards $2.6M to Study Natural Alternatives to Plastics for Use in Coastal Environmental Sectors
The Consortium awarded $2.6M to test the viability of natural alternatives to the non-biodegradable plastics commonly used in environmental restoration, water quality protection and aquaculture in coastal South Carolina.
Blue Carbon Law Symposium Scheduled for May 17-18, 2023
Registration is now open for the Sea Grant Blue Carbon Law Symposium to be held in Athens, Georgia, on May 17-18, 2023.
Consortium Promotes Knapp to Coastal Resilience Program Manager
Landon Knapp has been promoted to Coastal Resilience Program manager.
Water Chats Webinar Series Concludes, Planning for 2023 Underway
The 2022 Water Chats webinar series featuring statewide professional and student research has concluded, with planning for 2023’s program underway.
New Book Club Expands Horizons, Builds Community
The All Booked Up Coastal Reading Club kicked-off in March 2021, bringing people together to network and discuss books on environmental and natural resources topics.
Consortium Awarded $500K to Study Feasibility of Applying Dredge Material to Marsh
The Consortium was recently awarded nearly $500,000 over four years to develop an assessment framework on the benefits and feasibility of Thin Layer Placement (TLP) in South Carolina.
S.C. Sea Grant Awarded Over $400,000 to Study Contaminants of Emerging Concern and Climate Change
The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium, University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant and the National Sea Grant Law Center are collaborators on a $411,148 grant to create a competitive research program in the Southeast focused on the influence of climate change on contaminants of emerging concern.
Gorstein Elected to Sea Grant Extension Executive Committee
Matt Gorstein, assistant director for Development and Extension, was elected as secretary-treasurer for the Sea Grant Extension Assembly Executive Committee, serving a three-year term. In this role, Gorstein will keep track of the Assembly budget and ensure all...