Sandhill Research & Education Center

Clemson Hosts Sunday Carnival Rides

 On SunAmusement Rideday, April 26, 1PM to 8PM, bring your friends and family to the Clemson Sandhill REC and enjoy the carnival rides and atmosphere     provided by Amusements of America.  In addition to the rides and carnival foods there will also be a mini farmers market featuring a variety of plants and fresh strawberries.  Admission to the carnival and market is free.  A donation of $2.00 per car is requested for parking.  A portion of the funds from the carnival will help to support the Clemson Sandhill REC.   We hope to see you there!

Sandhill Fish Club Registration Is Open!

Our fishing season begins March 16 and runs through December 20th.  New this year is the raising of the creel limit to 8 of each species.  Returning members who still have their ID card to not need to apply unless their status has changed.  You do need to pay your fee online.  Click here to go to the Fish Club homepage and access the needed information.

Sandhill Farmers Market Application Now Online

If you are interested in becoming a vendor for the 2015 season please click here to be directed to the Sandhill Farmers Market homepage.  You may also wish to sign up for the Market Newsletter while visiting the page.  Vendor information, the online application and the newsletter sign up are located on the right.  Opening day is May 5th.

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Sparkleberry Fair - April 24, 25

Sparkleberry Country Fair celebrates its 20th anniversary this coming Saturday, April 24, and is also offering carnival rides only on Friday the 24th.  Don't miss this annual community celebration.


Coyotes have established residency in all 46 counties of South Carolina.  You can read more about coyotes and their habits by clicking here.

Did you know?

The Sandhill Research and Education Center was established in 1926 for agricultural research in the primarily rural Columbia area. Today, Sandhill is home to the Clemson Institute for Economic and Community Development.



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