Watershed Ecology Center - Service Centers
The Educational programs are provided for the Spartanburg Water, Startex-Jasper-Welford-Duncan Water District, Greer Public Works, City and County of
Spartanburg, Woodruff Roebuck, and Blue Ridge Rural Water District.
Watershed Ecology Center - Community Outreach
Adopt-A-Stream – Offering Certification Workshops for volunteer citizen water quality monitors in Spartanburg County following a QA/QC protocol established
by SC DHEC and approved by the EPA.
Rain Barrels – Through a partnership with the Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Spartanburg County Storm Water Management and the Watershed Ecology Center,
rain barrels and installation kits are provided to Spartanburg County residents at workshops throughout the county, free of charge.
Community Events – The WEC participates in community events such as Earth Day celebrations and Discover Your Watershed which are designed to highlight
environmental issues and strategies in a fun and inviting way.
Storm Drain Marking – To help raise community awareness of non-point source water pollution, the Watershed Ecology Center has been marking storm
drains county-wide, with the message that anything going down the storm drain will flow into a nearby stream or other body of water.
Community Outreach Series – The WEC provides a selection of watershed related programs for any group, club, organization, or Home Owners Association in
Spartanburg County, free.
Summer Camps – One week of educational fun for students going into grades 1-6! Camp Discovery offers campers fun, games, experiments, craft projects,
and hands-on activities with artifacts and visits from animals from the Center to ensure that campers have fun while learning. Camps are located on the USC
Upstate campus and run from 9am to 12 noon, check the website for the date and topics of this year’s camps!
Watershed Ecology Center - Academic Outreach
Each grade specific program meets State Educational Standards for that grade and that subject.
For a full listing of the Educational Programs or more information about any of the other opportunities seen here, please visit the Watershed Ecology Center’s
website at www.uscupstate.edu/wec, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 864.503.5728.
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