Protected: South Carolina – draft

Protected: South Carolina – draft

Home to some of the fastest growing coastal communities on the U.S. East Coast, South Carolina coastal communities are facing more frequent flooding from sea level rise and storm events. In response, South Carolinians are identifying ways to visualize and reduce risk to their communities using natural infrastructure like coastal wetlands, beaches and dunes, living shorelines, and river floodplains.

Georgia

Georgia

In Georgia, local, state, federal government agencies, non-profit organizations, and private citizens are assessing where people and infrastructure within coastal communities are vulnerable to coastal hazards and sea level rise and applying natural solutions such as land protection, shoreline and wetland restoration and flood risk decision support tools.