Survivor Tree

On Thursday, March 4th, the Survivor Tree gifted by the Spartanburg SWCD to Spartanburg High School Envirothon Teams was planted in its new home. This American Elm is a direct descendant to the tree that remained standing in the wake of the Oklahoma City bombing and represents the resilience and perseverance of the Envirothon teams.

In the Garden

Join us as we learn how to turn our existing raised-bed garden into a No-Till, sustainable, environmentally and soil friendly, vegetable and pollinator garden! View the first installment of the series HERE.

Youth Deer Day

Statewide Youth Deer Day coming up Statewide Youth Deer Day on all private lands and certain WMAs* will occur after the regular deer season, on Saturday, Jan. 2,2021. Regulations for Youth Day are as follows: For youth 17 years old and younger. Youth hunters who have not completed the hunter education program must be accompanied by an … Read more

USC Upstate Arbor Day

The Spartanburg Soil and Water Conservation District was invited to attend the USC Upstate SC Arbor Day Celebration where our own commissioner, Dr. Jack A. Turner, introduced the keynote speaker; Dr. Bruce Fraedrich. Dr. Fraedrich spoke about the landscape at the 911 memorial and was a member of the organization who selected, planted and maintain … Read more

SC Arbor Day

Friday, December 4th is Arbor Day in South Carolina. The Spartanburg Soil and Water Conservation District celebrated this day be dedicating a descendant of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing to the Spartanburg High School Envirothon Teams for their persistence, award winning work, and dedication. Due to the winter break, the tree will be planted in … Read more

Open to the Public

Our monthly board meetings are open to the public and we would love to have you join us! The meetings are held at 3:30 pm on the second Monday of each month. Currently we are meeting virtually. Contact us to receive an invitation to the meeting.