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.
Reserve educators have rallied behind students, teachers, and parents all dealing with the challenges of science learning during COVID-19. From coast to coast, Reserves are providing online programs to engage children with estuaries safely.
At South Carolina’s ACE Basin Reserve, marine scientists offer virtual lab tours to students who lack access to laboratory experiences and come from communities that may be under represented in science fields.