A view of the saltmarsh and a hammock island at Botany Bay

South Carolina Marsh Stakeholder Collaborative

The salt marsh defines South Carolina's estuaries, where rivers meet the sea. South Carolina's 350,000 acres of salt marsh provide barriers to storm damage and nursery habitat for key species. Learn more about salt marshes and our ongoing efforts in partnership with North Inlet - Winyah Bay NERR to study and improve their health below.

Research Bibliography

A scientist studying a piece of vegetation in the marsh

The salt marsh is a subject of a wide range of research projects across the country. Find here a collection of published research subtopics including living shorelines and restoration, marsh migration and more.

Marsh Resources

Screenshot of Clemson short course page with registration link

Find resources to help your community understand, protect and benefit from a healthy salt marsh.

Upcoming Events

Comparing water samples at a stormwater pond workshop

Join us for an upcoming event:

Contact our Coastal Training Program Coordinator, Kaitlyn Dirr, with further questions: DirrK@dnr.sc.gov