Conservation Education & Outreach

Welcome! Join us to learn about conservation and how to keep our rivers, lakes, and streams clean. Find information on local pollutants of concern, conserving water, local foods, school programs, community outreach, and more. Take a look around, and stay a while!


What Can You Do?

Every person can contribute to clean water with small actions. Discover how the small things that each of us do an individual can contribute to water quality and soil health.

Buy Local!

Consumers that value fresh food and a working landscape should support local farmers by buying their products. Discover ten reasons why local food is important to Greenville County.

Seed Library

Visit the Seed Library at the Berea Branch, and take home up to ten packets seeds. Choose from over 60 varieties of heirloom food, flower, and native plant seeds ready for planting.

K-12 Classroom Programs

Are you a teacher, scout leader, or camp director? GCSWCD offers free in-classroom conservation and natural resource programs for students.

What is Stormwater?

What is stormwater and why should you be interested? Learn all about it and how runoff from stormwater can impact water quality. Preventing pollutants from entering waterways is the key!

News & Events

What's happening? Check out our monthly highlights - a brief summary of some of our programming. Learn about our workshops, events and school visits! Plus, see what's planned ahead.

"Take care of the land and the land will take care of you."

Hugh Hammond Bennett