Coastal Training Program
Green Homes 101
- Water Conservation (Adobe PDF file)
- Native Gardening (Adobe PDF file)
- Energy Conservation (Adobe PDF file)
- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle (Adobe PDF file)
- Water Conservation Tips (Adobe PDF file)
- Water Usage Information (Adobe PDF file)
- Recycling Drop Off Sites (Adobe PDF file)
Website Reference Sites
- South Carolina Native Plant Society
The South Carolina Native Plant Society is a non-profit organization committed to the preservation and protection of native plant communities in South Carolina. This website provides a plethora of plant species links and PDF documents of useful information regarding native gardening.
- National Wildlife Federation
The NWF provides information via this website on the steps needed to develop wildlife habitat in your back yard. These steps include creating food and water sources as well as shelter for wildlife on your property. A certification process is available if interested.
- Clemson Extension Home and Garden Information Center
Through the Clemson Extension, information is provided to residents of South Carolina via a toll free number with interactive voice response system. Hundreds of information options are available regarding the home and garden; therefore, it is recommended to check the website before hand which provides an extension line directory. 1-888-656-9988
- South Carolina Energy Office
The South Carolina Energy Office provides a broad range of resources designed to help citizens, businesses and public entities. The site provides information on transportation, residential, schools, commerce & industry, renewable energy and public institutions. They also provide information on companies that install renewable engery in the Lowcountry.
- Oyster Shell Recycling
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources provides locations to recycle your oyster shells. This site gives information on the program and the locations of drop-off points.
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