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March 14, 2008

'Green Living 101' seminar set March 26 in Charleston

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources' Marine Resources Division will host "Green Living 101" from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 26 at the Fort Johnson Marine Laboratory Auditorium on James Island.
The seminar will focus on applicable techniques regarding energy conservation, water management, recycling, and native plant gardening as part of the ongoing Coastal Exploration Series. Registration is required.

Online registration opens 30 days in advance of each event. Participants will learn of simple ways to reduce their overall global footprint and save money at the same time. The benefits of going green will be discussed including reduced energy bills, less garbage, free water and less time spent fertilizing the garden. Speakers will begin by discussing a few key ideas and giving helpful hints, after which participants will have the opportunity to ask questions. 

"Green Living 101" is the fourth event in the Coastal Explorations Series' spring lineup of events. The events span from February through May with many different opportunities for the public to get involved. The opportunities range in format from seminars, lectures, discussions, to hands-on identification and field outings.

DNR protects and manages South Carolina’s natural resources by making wise and balanced decisions for the benefit of the state’s natural resources and its people.


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