Author: Amy Scaroni

Maintaining Your Rain Garden

Rain gardens are shallow depression gardens designed and located to receive water runoff from a roof, driveway, or lawn. They work with nature to collect, filter and infiltrate runoff, while...

Blue Carbon

If your summer vacation plans include a trip to the beach, you’ll have the chance to see our coastal blue carbon resources up close and personal. What is blue carbon, you may wonder? It’s the carbon...

Blue Carbon

While you may not have heard the term “blue carbon” before, you are likely familiar with it if you have ever visited the South Carolina coastal region. Blue Carbon is the carbon that is stored in...

Trees for Stormwater Management

It is often said that one of the best things you can do to manage stormwater is to plant a tree. When it rains on natural areas, such as forests or other vegetated landscapes, some rainfall runs off...

Maintaining Your Freshwater Shoreline

Planting a vegetative shoreline buffer, known as shorescaping, stabilizes the shoreline, slows sedimentation in ponds, and filters surface runoff. An established, healthy buffer reduces the need for...

Trees & Stormwater

It is often said, “The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The second best time is today.” Trees enrich our lives in so many ways. They provide shade on a hot day, release oxygen, purify...

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