Adopt-A-Stream Training Sessions

Sign up to attend two days of training to be certified to conduct water quality testing using the Georgia Adopt-A-Stream protocol.

Biological Training

Monday, December 19th 9am—3pm
Earlewood Park Community Center 1113 Parkside Drive, Columbia, SC 29201
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Chemical and Bacterial Training

Tuesday, December 20th 9am—3pm
Earlewood Park Community Center 1113 Parkside Drive, Columbia, SC 29201
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Contact Karen Jackson at karen7@clemson.edu 803.865.1216 x 116 or Chenille Williams at williamsc3@rcgov.us 803.576.2491 for questions or to RSVP. Please RSVP by December 12th.
Gills Creek Watershed Map
Click to see an interactive map of the watershed with project information.

The Gills Creek Watershed is among the largest impaired urban watersheds in South Carolina, and contains over 70 miles of streams and lakes, and 47,000 acres of land. The watershed is included in the cities of Columbia, Cayce, Forest Acres, and Arcadia Lakes; Richland County, and the US Army's Fort Jackson.

The watershed's headwaters start above Sesquicentennial State Park and flow into the Congaree River just above the Congaree Swamp National Park.

The Gills Creek Watershed Association is dedicated to restoring the watershed through education, grass roots action, public and private partnerships, remediation projects, and controlled development.

The goal is to return the Gills Creek Watershed to a living resource providing recreational opportunities, habitat for native wildlife and plants, and a national model for watershed planning and management.

You can participate by joining the Association, becoming active in the Association's initiatives, spreading the word to your friends, neighbors and co-workers, and promoting the Association and its vision to your elected officials.

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