The South Carolina Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) will host “The Future of Renewable Energy in South Carolina,” on January 3, 2007, in Myrtle Beach. The event will educate participants on the future of renewable energy sources, such as bio-diesel, ethanol, and green power.
The symposium will begin with lunch at the Embassy Suites-Kingston Plantation, Myrtle Beach. Registration form>>>. Registration is $50 (includes lunch) and is due by December 12, 2006.
More information on the South Carolina chapter of SWCS can be found at www.scswcs.org/. S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Land, Water and Conservation and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries divisions work together to help farmers improve agricultural efficiency and wildlife habitat on South Carolina's farmlands. Get contact information for your local Soil and Water District>>>. Von Snelgrove, conservation districts chief with DNR, is the current president of the S.C. chapter.
Confirmed speakers include representatives from the South Carolina Energy Office, the South Carolina Department of Agriculture, Santee-Cooper’s Green Power Program, and the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service. Topics will focus on how South Carolina farmers can capitalize on the growing national movement toward ethanol-blended fuels. Federal and state financial incentives available for producers who use renewable energy sources will also be discussed.