This month, NERRA’s roving reporter Nik Charov spoke with Julie Binz, manager at the ACE Basin Reserve in South Carolina. They talked about confounding geography, environmental education, human dimensions, and a certain graduate program every wannabe-NERRd should know.
We asked five of the current interns at the ACE Basin Reserve about the coolest and weirdest experiences they had this summer.
The rufous-breasted red knot migrates more than 9,000 miles every year, wintering as far south as Tierra Del Fuego at the southernmost tip of South America. Along the way, many take a break at South Carolina’s ACE Basin Reserve.
To protect their cherished marshes, many South Carolina communities are exploring the use of living shorelines. Thanks to our ACE Basin and North Inlet-Winyah Bay Reserves, now they have science-based path to secure the permits they need.
For a community hit by a hurricane, recovery can be a long, traumatic process that begins with understanding the storm’s impacts, which helps communities to become more resilient in the future.
South Carolina’s ACE Basin and North Inlet-Winyah Bay Reserves collaborated on a professional development training for real estate agents to help them educate their clients on living safely and well on the coast.