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.

 

Coastal Cool School: Earth In a Bottle

 

 

Intended Audience

Community members and concerned citizens

Topic

Everyday actions do make a difference in helping to protect our coastal community from the impacts of a warming climate and rising sea. At the Coast Cool School, community members learn hands-on about the science of climate change and practical ways to reduce their carbon footprint, and save energy and money. Construct your own Earth to experiment with how increasing CO2 in the air we breath will change our climate.


Date

Saturday May 21, 2016

10:00am - noon

Location

Hobcaw Barony Discovery Center

22 Hobcaw Road, Georgetown, SC

Cost

$5, materials fee

Registration

Registration required, spaces are limited

Please call to register. (843) 904-9016 or 904-9017

 

 

The Business of Recycling

 

 

   

Date

Thursday June 9, 2016

1:00pm-4:30pm

Topic

This event will present information on the benefits of recycling to the environment, society, and the economy. 
· Benefits of waste reduction and recycling
· Recycling operations in Georgetown County
· Strategies to increase recycling rates

Includes a tour of the Georgetown County Landfill and Recycling Center

Location

Hobcaw Barony Discovery Center

22 Hobcaw Road, Georgetown, SC

 

Cost

Free

More Info

Flyer

Registration

Registration required, spaces are limited

 

 

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