Training Events

These events are hosted by the Coastal Training Program (CTP). Click the appropriate “Register” button below to register for an upcoming program. To register by email or phone, or for event questions, contact the CTP Coordinator.


Floodplain Management - Resources and Tools


TWO chances to attend



Thursday, June 22, 2017

9:00am-12 noon


1:30pm- 4:30 pm

(Identical content both sessions, you only need to attend one session for full credit)



These trainings will provide an overview of floodplain ordinance requirements and terminology, teach participants how to read a floodmap and use other tools to help them assess flood risk, and expose participants to the variety of planning, design, and construction mechanisms that can minimize flood vulnerability.


Speakers will include representatives of Horry County Code Enforcement and Planning & Zoning, City of Myrtle Beach Planning Department, and the University of South Carolina



Intended Audience

Planners, Floodplain Managers, Engineers, Realtors, Developers, Architects, and Elected and Appointed Officials.    This training is geared towards professionals and government officials in Horry and Georgetown Counties. No prior floodplain knowledge necessary.



Horry County Government & Justice Building

1301 2nd Ave, Conway, SC 29526


2nd Floor, Multi-Purpose Room B






Continuing Education Credits

Workshop is approved for 3 AICP CE credits by the American Planning association and 3 credits by the South Carolina Planning Education Advisory Committee, eligible for 3 Engineering PDHs, and pending for 3 CFM CECs by the ASFPM


More Info




Registration required, spaces are limited


Communication and Messaging: Climate change and Natural Resources


How to create messages that resonate and communicate about natural resource issues and climate change



Tuesday August 15, 2017




Kimbel Lodge

Hobcaw Barony

Georgetown, SC


Intended Audience

Anyone engaged in community resilience, planning, conservation, education, or outreach from the public or private sectors.



More Details and Registration Soon





Future Coastal Training Program Events

Coastal Floodplain Basics

Reducing Non-Point Source Pollution Through Redevelopment


Webinars are a great way to stay informed about the latest in scientific research and innovative development and planning practices that are relevant to coastal decision-making. Check out these websites for available programs.

NOAA Coastal Services Center, Digital Coastal Webinar Series

NOAA National Oceanographic Data Center, OneNOAA Science Seminars

Center for Land Use Education & Research (CLEAR), 2011 Webinar Series

EBM Tools Network, Demonstration Webinars

US Fish and Wildlife, Climate Change Structured Decision Making Webinar

US Fish and Wildlife, Safegaurding Wildlife from Climate Change Web Conference Series


Other Events of Interest

These events are hosted by outside groups, not by the North Inlet-Winyah Bay Coastal Training Program. Please refer to their websites or flyers for contact and registration information.

Clemson Extension Service Master Pond Manger Course
Clemson Extension will be hosting the Master Pond Manager course program in the Waccamaw region starting September 16th. This is a online and field based course designed to provide pond management strategies to stormwater and recreational pond owners and managers.


Search for Additional Events at:

South Carolina Coastal Information Network

ACE Basin Coastal Training Program


NOAA National Estuarine Research Reserve System University of South Carolina Baruch Institute-USC Belle W. Baruch Foundation