S.C. Sea Grant Consortium News
Susan Lovelace, Ph.D., has been selected as the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium executive director, effective January 1, 2021. Previously she was the Consortium’s assistant director for development and extension for over six years.
Wayne Magwood was a staunch advocate for South Carolina’s shrimping industry. In Mount Pleasant, he was known as a mentor to younger commercial shrimpers, a lender of spare parts, and, to those who knew him best, a fabled storyteller.
S.C. Sea Grant Consortium Board of Directors will hold a virtual annual meeting from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on September 30, 2020. Members of the media and the general public are invited to attend.
The Beach Sweep/River Sweep litter cleanup, originally scheduled for September 19, 2020 has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new scholars fund for undergraduates has been established to honor the life and contributions of Margaret A. Davidson.
Grant Funds South Atlantic Flood Resilience Program, Georgetown County, S.C. One of the Pilot Study Areas
A new grant gives researchers throughout the Southeast, including a team in South Carolina, the opportunity to discover green infrastructure solutions to mitigate the effects of flooding on coastal communities.
The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium has selected eight peer-reviewed research and outreach projects to be funded during the 2020-2022 cycle, spanning all five of our program focus areas.
The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium has two new staff members – Information Technology Resources Manager Chris Carr and Living Marine Resources Program Specialist Graham Gaines.
Some South Carolina fishing boats remain in operation, and their products are available at several retail seafood outlets remaining open as essential businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak.
In light of current school closures in South Carolina and around the country in response to COVID-19, a number of organizations and institutions are offering educational resources to engage in meaningful remote K-12 education.
The Educator Science Café Series, a chance for educators to hear directly from scientists, wrapped up its 2019-2020 season with “Microplastics: It’s a Small World” in February.
The ability to rapidly detect changes in age and growth patterns for fish populations is crucial to successfully managing them, and a new process studied by S.C. Sea Grant Consortium researchers shows promise for speeding up the previously time-consuming process.