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Maintaining a balanced, productive, and economically viable coastal ecosystem in South Carolina requires initiative and sustainable practices from all.

Here, we focus on commonly used pesticides in residential areas and ways to reduce the impact of those pesticides.


Rapid population growth and urban expansion in our coastal zone can result in loss of valuable ecosystem functions and resources. If all residents make small changes in pest management strategies, then we all contribute to sustaining the beauty and function of where many of us call home - the estuarine ecosystem.

There are several aspects of that can aid you in making smarter choices for pest problems you may encounter. The video tutorial below will take you on a brief tour of our site.

By clicking the cog symbol on the bottom right hand side of the box, you may change the video quality. The best resolution is the high definition (HD) selelction.