Calling all explorers ages 6-14! Registration for the 2018 Wet & Wild Camp is now open. Join the Conservation District and Greenville County 4H as we spend a week outdoors studying animals and insects, watching seeds sprout, taking nature hikes, testing water quality, and so much more! Registration is open until July 9th or until spaces […]
GCSWCD is hosting a Project WET Educators workshop on Tuesday, March 7. This workshop is FREE to South Carolina formal and informal educators thanks to a grant from Duke Energy. Please spread the word about this exciting opportunity! Register by February 24 athttp://scprojectwet.org/2017/02/educator-workshop-march-7-2017/ or by calling Maddi Phillips at 864-920-6401.
Soils are the foundation for everything that we are and do. From the clothes we wear, the food we eat, to the houses we live in, every person and thing gets its start from the soil! Essays Due March 24, 2016 Open to 5th – 8th grade students 2017 Essay Contest Information and Materials
We have our contest winners. Many beautiful entries made our selections difficult, but we’re pleased to announce these winners.
Each autumn, GCSWCD publishes an annual report documenting our efforts throughout the year. Download the 2016 report to see program impact and accomplishments! Click to view the PDF document
The Greenville County Soil and Water Conservation District is pleased to offer 5 Mini-Grants in the amount of $250 for Autumn 2016. These grants are for conservation related projects or education events/programs. A grant application is attached and must be returned by October 12, 2016 for consideration. If your school participates in the Green Steps Schools program, […]
The National Association of Conservation Districts, in partnership with USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service, has awarded a $50,000 Urban Agriculture Grant to the Greenville County Soil and Water Conservation District. The grant will partially fund the Legacy City Farm project; an urban demonstration farm which will showcase the latest conservation techniques in urban agriculture. The […]
It’s time for the 2016 photography contest! Open to all Greenville County school children, grades K-12 and free to enter! $50 prizes will be awarded in each category: We All Need Trees – Anything tree related. Leaves, branches, fruit, a single tree or a forest. Agriculture and Farming – Photos of farm animals, crops in […]
Do you think Greenville is looking a little trashy? Take the Trash Bag Challenge! It’s simple Greenville County Residents… here’s what you do: Pick up enough litter to fill one trash bag Take a photo of you with your filled bag Email it with your name and address to email@example.com That’s it! We’ll send you […]
Wet and Wild Camp registration is now open for 2016! Wet and Wild Camp is a week-long science education camp focusing on one of our most precious resources: water! From waterfalls to wildlife, campers will experience the beauty and complexity of aquatic systems while gaining an understanding and appreciation for all things wet. Wet and Wild Camp […]