Terasa Lott

State Coordinator, SC Master Gardener Program
Water Resources Extension Agent
Horticulture Program Team, Water Resources Program Team, Florence County Cooperative Extension Office

Office: 2685 S. Irby St., Ste. K, Florence, SC 29505
Phone: 843-661-4800
Fax: 843-661-4899

Email: terasa@clemson.edu
Personal Website: http://www.clemson.edu/public/carolinaclear/consortiums/flodar_home/index.html

 Educational Background

M.Ed. Secondary Education
Coastal Carolina University 2009

B.S. Biology
Coastal Carolina University 2000


Passionate about stewardship and education, Terasa earned a B.S. in Biology and an M.Ed. in Secondary Education from Coastal Carolina University. She has over 15 years of experience in science education in both formal and informal environments. Terasa writes a monthly newspaper column for the Morning News and is the chat room moderator for SC ETV's award-winning gardening program, Making It Grow! Terasa holds several certifications including: Master Naturalist,Certified Stormwater Plan Reviewer, Certified Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Inspector, and Residential Rain Garden Professional.

 Extension and Outreach

In her role as an Extension Agent, Terasa serves as coordinator of the Florence Darlington Stormwater Consortium, a regional collaborative of Clemson’s Carolina Clear program. In this role, she is responsible for providing Pee Dee residents with public education and involvement opportunities that focus on water resource stewardship.


Lott, T. (2014, September). Carolina Yards: An Overview of Sustainable Landscaping Practices. http://www.clemson.edu/extension/hgic/water/resources_stormwater/carolina_yards.html

Lott, T. (2014, July-August). Clemson's Carolina Yards Reaches Milestone During Cooperative Extension Centennial. The South Carolina Nurseryman, 22.

Young, T. (2013, May). An Introduction to Porous Pavement. http://www.clemson.edu/extension/hgic/water/resources_stormwater/introduction_to_porous_pavement.html


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