Explore the NI-WB Reserve

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Discovery Center

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Estuaries Illustrated



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The North Inlet–Winyah Bay NERR is located in Georgetown, SC. Through research, education, stewardship and training, the Reserve promotes healthy estuaries, watershed preservation, resilient coastal communities, and thriving ecosystems.


PART 1: Introduction

PART 2: Ecological and Biological Setting

PART 3: Summary, Synthesis and Relevance to Coastal Managment

News & Events

Winyah Master Naturalist

A few spots left for this spring...… » learn more


NI-WB Clean Team

Take action to prevent marine debris...… » learn more


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