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 Vulnerability


Intended Audience Elected and appointed government officials, County, town or city staff members in departments such as emergency management, planning, zoning, building, stormwater, and public works, concerned citizens or members of Home Owners Associations

The goal of this workshop is to increase local decisionmakers’ knowledge of coastal vulnerability issues, specifically related to sea level rise.  This workshop will also introduce several different tools to improve vulnerability analysis for local areas.  We will also hear from special guest the Honorable Mayor Billy Keyserling of the City of Beaufort and his work with a local Sea Level Rise Task force.



Wednesday September 23, 2015



Kimbel Lodge
Hobcaw Barony
Georgetown, SC


This event is free of charge.




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