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Understanding Marsh Change: Online Training & Field Session at Widgeon Point


March 01 - 31, 2023


Online Self-Paced Materials and In-person Field Session


This online (videos at your own pace) and field-based training (3 hours, in-person at Widgeon Point Preserve) teaches how to generally recognize different zones of the salt marsh, including the critical line, a necessary skill for anyone who makes decisions about purchasing or developing properties, marshfront management planning, or land use in coastal South Carolina, an area that benefits from functions and services provided by salt marsh ecosystems. Participants will learn to recognize key marsh features and regulatory boundaries. Understand the basics of marsh elevation change and marsh migration.

Registration is required. The in-person field training is scheduled from 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at Widgeon Point Preserve which is located at 43 Okatie Hwy in Okatie, SC 29909.


ACE Basin Coastal Training Program

  • Demonstration
  • Training
  • Webinar
  • Coastal/Resource Managers
  • Consultants
  • Developers/Contractors
  • Engineers
  • Outreach/Education Professionals
  • Coastal Buffers
  • Development
  • Flora Taxonomy/ID
  • Land Use Planning
  • Tidal Creeks
  • Wetlands
Focus Areas
  • Statewide: Coast
  • Winter 23 (Jan - Mar)
Supporting Orgs.
  • ACE Basin National Estuarine Research Reserve, SC Department of Natural Resources
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