Stormwater Pond Problem Solving and Weed Control Clinic

Friday, October 11, 2013 at 8:30am to 4:00pm

Cypress Gardens, Dean's Hall 3030 Cypress Gardens Road, Moncks Corner, SC 29461

The Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium, Carolina Clear and the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service will be conducting a day long Stormwater Pond Problem Solving & Weed Clinic that will be held on October 11, 2013 at Cypress Gardens in Moncks Corner, SC from 8:30 am until 4:00 pm.

The workshop will cover basic concepts and up-to-date information that will enable residential and commercial stormwater pond owners and pond management companies to make wise, cost effective management decisions to maintain the function of and water quality in their stormwater pond systems.  Maintenance recommendations and solutions to common stormwater pond management challenges will be covered.  A hands-on aquatic weed identification and integrated control clinic using live specimens of the most common and problematic aquatic weeds will take place in the afternoon.  Pesticide recertification credits will be available as part of this course.

Agenda:

  • 8:00-8:30 Registration
  • 8:30-8:40 Welcome and Introduction
  • 8:40-9:00 Local Water Resource Challenges
  • 9:00-9:30 Stormwater Ponds: Design & Purpose
  • 9:30-10:00 Maintenance Considerations & Additional Resources
  • 10:00-10:15 Break
  • 10:15-Noon Stormwater Pond Problem Solving
  • Noon-1:00 Lunch (provided)
  • 1:00-4:00 Integrated Weed Management Clinic

 

Cost of Course (includes lunch):

$30 (non-CCH); $70 (4 Cat. 5 CCH)

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Event Type

Workshops

Departments

Berkeley, Cooperative Extension Service, Charleston, Dorchester, Ashley Cooper SEC, Carolina Clear, Pond Management

Target Audience

General Public

Website

http://www.clemson.edu/extension/coun...

Contact Name:

Guinn Garrett or Derrick Phinney

Contact Phone:

843-722-5940, ext. 125; 843-563-0135, ext. 3

Contact Email:

cggarre@clemson.edu; dphinne@clemson.edu

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