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.
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.
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!
Call for Artists
We're looking for artists for the 2023 Storm Drain Art Mural program! Learn about how this program beautifies Greenville County as well as educating on how storm drains work.
"Take care of the land and the land will take care of you."
Hugh Hammond Bennett