Water resources agent joins Carolina Clear and Clemson Extension

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CHARLESTON — Carolina Clear and Clemson Extension have appointed C. Guinn Garrett as a water resources agent for Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties

She works with the Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium to help plan and implement targeted stormwater awareness and involvement initiatives with the support of the consortium’s partners. She also works to increase the program’s visibility across the Lowcountry.

Garrett brings a wealth of experience in program development, soil and water conservation and stormwater and water-quality management. Most recently she worked for the town of Mount Pleasant to assist its stormwater management plan and land disturbance regulations.  

Garrett is a 2007 graduate of Furman University with a bachelor’s degree in earth and environmental science and a 2010 graduate of the College of Charleston with a master’s degree in environmental studies.

The Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium is a regional collaboration involving the Carolina Clear program in partnership with communities and educators from universities, state agencies and nonprofits.

The consortium includes Berkeley, Dorchester and Charleston counties; and Charleston, North Charleston, Summerville, Goose Creek, Isle of Palms, Folly Beach, Sullivan’s Island and Lincolnville. These communities proactively address water quality and water quantity protection through development of an aware and actively involved public.

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Carolina Clear
Carolina Clear is a stormwater education and involvement program of the Clemson University Restoration Institute and the Center for Watershed Excellence. The program’s goal is to minimize polluted stormwater runoff by educating the general public, youth, builders, developers, homeowners and government officials about how they can keep water in the state’s streams, rivers and basins as clean as possible.


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Water resources agent joins Carolina Clear and Clemson Extension

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SUMTER — Carolina Clear and Clemson Extension has appointed Jolie Brown as a water resources agent in Sumter County and 4-H agent in Williamsburg County.
 
In Sumter County, Brown works with Sumter Stormwater Solutions to help plan and implement targeted stormwater awareness and involvement initiatives with the support of the consortium’s partners. She also works to increase the program’s visibility in the Sumter area.
 
As a 4-H youth development agent in Williamsburg County she will provide expertise on topics such as agriculture, natural resources and the environment, gardening, leadership, personal growth and development, and science, engineering and technology. She will begin in Williamsburg County in January.
 
Brown brings a wealth of experience in program development, soil and water conservation, and community outreach. Most recently she worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Georgetown County.
 
A native of Anderson, Brown graduated from Westside High School, and is a 2011 graduate of Clemson University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in agricultural education with an emphasis in leadership.
 
Sumter Stormwater Solutions is a regional collaboration involving the Carolina Clear program in partnership with communities and educators from universities, state agencies and nonprofits.
 
Carolina Clear
Carolina Clear is a stormwater education and involvement program of the Clemson University Restoration Institute and the Center for Watershed Excellence. The program’s goal is to minimize polluted stormwater runoff by educating the general public, youth, builders, developers, homeowners and government officials about how they can keep water in the state’s streams, rivers and basins as clean as possible.

SUMTER — Carolina Clear and Clemson Extension appointed Jolie Brown as a water resources agent in Sumter County and 4-H agent in Williamsburg County.

Brown works with Sumter Stormwater Solutions to help plan and implement targeted stormwater awareness and involvement initiatives with the support of the consortium’s partners. She also works to increase the program’s visibility in the Sumter area. 

As a 4-H youth development agent in Williamsburg County she will provide expertise on topics such as agriculture; natural resources and the environment; gardening; leadership; personal growth and development; and science, engineering and technology. She will begin in Williamsburg County in January.

Brown brings a wealth of experience in program development, soil and water conservation and community outreach. Most recently she worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Georgetown County.

 A native of Anderson, Brown graduated from Westside High School and is a 2011 graduate of Clemson University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in agricultural education with an emphasis in leadership.

Sumter Stormwater Solutions is a regional collaboration involving the Carolina Clear program in partnership with communities and educators from universities, state agencies and nonprofits.

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Carolina Clear
Carolina Clear is a stormwater education and involvement program of the Clemson University Restoration Institute and the Center for Watershed Excellence. The program’s goal is to minimize polluted stormwater runoff by educating the general public, youth, builders, developers, homeowners and government officials about how they can keep water in the state’s streams, rivers and basins as clean as possible.