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.

 

Build Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop

 

What is a rain barrel and how can using one at home help to protect our local water health?

 

Come learn about the value of using rain water harvesting through rain barrels. Participate in this hands on workshop where you will be assisted in constructing your very own rain barrel, which you can take home and install at your house or property.

 


 

Date

Thursday November 9, 2017

9:30 am- noon

 

Location

Kimbel Lodge - Pond Shelter

Hobcaw Barony

22 Hobcaw Road

Georgetown, SC

 

Cost

Free

 

Intended Audience

Georgetown County residents and concerned citizens. Property owners and managers.

 

Please Note:

This workshops includes hands on activity, with optional use of power tools.  Liability waivers will be required for all participants. 

 

Registration

Spaces will be limited

More Info

Flyer

 

 

Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings

 

Imagine a world where meetings are effective, collaborative, and productive.

 

Join us to learn skills to make this possible.

 

Learn to design meetings that enhance problem solving and minimize conflict.  Collaboration can be complicated, requiring  a systematic approach. This course provides the skills and tools to design and implement collaborative approaches. The skills will be useful even when attending, but not running, meetings.

 

Date

Thursday & Friday February 1 &2, 2018

9:00 am- 5:00pm

 

Location

Howard Center

1610 Hawkins Street

Georgetown, SC

29440

 

Cost

Free

Lunches and light snacks will be provided

 

Intended Audience

Elected and appointed communit officials, community members who work on collaborative projects, leaders of non-profit or non-governmental organizations, concerned citizens who participate in civic action or committees.

 

Partners

This workshop is hosted in conjunction with Georgetown County, City of Georgetown, Georgetown RISE, and ACE Basin NERR.

 

Trainers are courtesy of NOAA Office for Coastal Management


Registration

Spaces will be limited

Please register by Jan 17, 2018

More Info

Flyer

Agenda

 

 

 

Waccamaw Conference 2018: Nature, Health, & Life

 

This year’s theme is “Nature, Health & Life” highlighting the importance of healthy ecosystems for supporting healthy animals, people and communities. The conference will feature presentations, exhibits, and a student poster contest throughout the museum.

 

Date

Saturday February 10, 2018

1:00pm-4:00pm

 

Location

Horry County Museum

805 Main Street

Conway, SC 29526

 

Cost

Free

 

Intended Audience

Concerned citizens, adults and children, individuals interested in the natural and human communities in the Waccamaw River watershed.

 

Registration

more info soon!

 

More Info

Flyer

 

Student Poster contest information

Students (K - 12th grade and post-secondary) are invited to enter a poster and/or artwork into this fun and educational community event that highlights their individual or group (e.g., club or class) project. Applicants may enter something that has already been completed or something brand new for the conference. Creativity is always welcome! This year’s contest has two broad categories to enter into: 1) SCIENCE and 2) ART. Example topics may include a class science project/report (e.g., local species, habitat protection), a club activity (e.g., community clean-up effort, water monitoring), or artwork (e.g., painting of local species or habitats, poem about the environment).

 

Posters/artwork will be displayed during the conference. While authors are not required to attend the conference, all are invited!

 

Entry information here


 

 

 

Future Coastal Training Program Events

Coastal Floodplain Basics

Reducing Non-Point Source Pollution Through Redevelopment

Webinars

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