References and Additional Resources

Reference Books

  • Hayes, M., J. Michel, and J. Holmes.  2008.  A Coast for All Seasons: A Naturalist’s Guide to the Coast of South Carolina.  Pandion Books.  Columbia, SC.  288pp. Porcher, R. and D.
  • Rayner.  2002.  A Guide to the Wildflowers of South Carolina.  University of South Carolina Press.  Columbia, SC. 544 pp.
  • Porcher, R. and W. Judd.  2014.  The Market Preparation of Carolina Rice:  An Illustrated History of Innovations in the Lowcountry Rice Kingdom.  University of South Carolina Press. Columbia, SC. 379 pp.
  • Seabrook, C. 2012. The World of the Salt Marsh: Appreciating and Protecting the Tidal Marshes of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast. University of Georgia Press.  Athens, GA.  367 pp.
  • Tiner, R. W.  2013. Tidal Wetlands Primer – An Introduction to Their Ecology, Natural History, Status, and Conservation. University of Massachusetts Press.  Boston, MA. 508 pp.
  • Tuten, J. H.  2010.  Lowcountry Time and Tide.  University of South Carolina Press.  Columbia, SC.  200 pp.
  • Wiegert, R. and B. Freeman.  1990.  Tidal Salt Marshes of the Southeast Atlantic Coast: A Community Profile.  Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.  Washington, D.C. 70 pp.

Children's/Educational Material

  • Alber, M. and J. Turley.  2012.  And the Tide Comes In… Exploring a  Georgia Salt Marsh.  Taylor Trade Publishing.  Lanham, MD. 32 pp.
  • Bryant, D., G. Davidson, and C. Ingram.  2003.  Georgia’s Amazing Coast.  University of Georgia Press.  Athens, GA.  112 pp.
  • Bryant, D., G. Davidson, T. Kirby Hathaway, and K. Angione. 2013. North Carolina’s Amazing Coast.  University of Georgia Press. Athens, GA.  102 pp.
  • DeVictor, S., D. Knott, and S. Crowe.  2010.  South Carolina Beachcomber’s Guide – A Guide to Common Invertebrates, Plants and Natural Artifacts of the South Carolina Seashore, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Charleston, SC.  93 pp.


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SCDNR Southeastern Regional Taxonomic Center:
SC Department of Health & Environmental Control:
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FL Department of Environmental Protection:
National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) System:
NC Coastal Reserve and NERR:
North Inlet-Winyah Bay NERR:
Sapelo Island NERR:
Guana Tolomato Matanzas NERR:
Teachers on the Estuary (TOTE), Estuaries 101:
From Seeds to Shoreline (S2S) Program:
Coastal Carolina Discovery Program:
SC Aquarium:
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Brevard County Environmentally Endangered Lands Program:
Clemson Carolina Clear:
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