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Bradford Pear Bounty

illustration of a bradford pear tree and a young potted tree, word remove and replace

bradford pear in bloomBradford pears are not native to the U.S. and have been widely planted in South Carolina for years. While the blossoms are pretty, they have a pungent odor and the trees often break during storms. Even worse, Bradford pear trees directly contribute to one of the worst invasive plant species in the Southeast – the callery pear. This program will give homeowners the option to remove Bradford pears and replace them with native trees.

Property owners are encouraged to exchange up to five (5) Bradford Pear trees for an equal number of FREE, healthy, native, young replacement trees, a one-for-one replacement.

2022 Dates

Goose Creek
November 5, 8-11 am
City Hall
519 N. Goose Creek Blvd

Goose Creek Registration

Lexington
December 10, 8-11 am
County Public Works Complex
440 Ball Park Rd
Lexington, SC 29072

Lexington Registration

2023 Dates

Aiken
Laurens
Spartanburg

Details & registration links coming soon



MEET OUR SPONSORS

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Clemson Cooperative Extension Service

Clemson Extension helps improve the quality of life of all South Carolinians by providing unbiased, research-based information through an array of public outreach programs in youth development; agribusiness; agriculture; food, nutrition and health; and natural resources.

Learn More about Extension

South Carolina Forestry Commission

The SC Forestry Commission protects, promotes and enhances South Carolina’s forests for the benefit of all. With a vision to see healthy forests, resilient communities, and impeccable service, the SC Forestry commission values safety, integrity, community, service and commitment.

Learn More about the SC Forestry Commisson
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