A detailed guide teaching ways to create a sustaibable neighborhood. Learn about how to use permeable pavements, rainwater harvesting, greenroofs, and more.
An entire database of resources to help you reduce the impacts of coastal hazards, such as hurricane erosion and sea level rise, through green instrastructure.
A resource to help you gather information on how flooding, storms, and other risks affect your community.
Do you need to communicate research, regulations, or other complex topics via virtual presentations? This two-part course is for scientists and agency or municipal staff who want to knock their next outreach webinar, virtual conference, or online meeting presentation out of the park. Contact Abi Locatis Prochaska firstname.lastname@example.org to request this training for your organization or team, or if you have attended and need access to materials. The CTP will also host this training once a year with registration open to any SC coastal decision maker.
Planning a virtual meeting? This document, developed by NOAA, will walk you through strategies that work well and help you attain your meeting objectives.
An introducation to the benifits of living shorelines and how to use living shorelines to protect the environment and your community.
Watch a recording of a webinar hosted in July 2020 to (1) gain a current overview of wetland regulations, permitting, and common circumstances that result in violations (2) Learn to recognize basic identifying characteristics of wetlands and how they are used in delineation (3) Hear directly from federal and state agencies about regulation development, permitting processes, roles and responsibilities.
Watch a recording of a webinar hosted in July 2020 to 1) Understand wetland ecosystem functions and services (2) Learn the legal basis for wetland protections, including recent changes to wetland rules (3) Hear case studies on local-level requirements and techniques for protecting people and property.
This video is an introduction to the basic characteristics of wetlands in coastal SC: hydrology, hydric soils and hydrophytic vegetation.
This video is an overview of the wetland habitats of coastal South Carolina.
A guide to understanding the relationship between stormwater and pollution and how we can use simple stormwater management to protect the health of our waterways.
A collection of resources to help you maintain a healthy stormwater pond and solve common problems.