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Coastal Training Program

Providing science-based information, tools, and skills for better managing coastal resources.

We keep close partnerships with local communities, agencies, and experts, while collaborating with colleagues based at the other National Estuarine Research Reserves.

Program Snapshot


The Coastal Training Program brings leaders together to tackle complex issues.
  • Municipalities (staff, boards, committees)
  • Land trusts and property owners
  • State and federal agencies
  • Public utilities (water, sewer, energy)
  • Developers and contractors

Technical Assistance

  • meeting facilitation
  • stakeholder engagement
  • training design
  • evaluation design

Trainings and Workshops

  • water quality and pollution
  • watershed planning and management
  • development, land use, and conservation planning
  • geographic information and global positioning systems
  • climate change and sea level rise
  • habitat restoration, biodiversity, and invasive species

Background Documents

Upcoming CTP Workshops

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Examples of Our Work

Coastal Training Program Staff