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Cooperative Extension: Carolina Clear

Silt Fence and Beyond

Silt Fence and Beyond: Erosion and Sediment Control Best Practices is a full day workshop for contractors, inspectors, and regulators who wish to learn more about saving time and money on job sites through proper selection, installation, and maintenance of construction BMPs. 

Topics covered include:

  • Establishing vegetative cover
  • Hydromulching
  • Erosion control blankets
  • Turf reinforcement mats, and more!

The content is taught by Clemson Extension Agents and Specialists.  Participants will receive PDHs or CEUs upon completion of the workshop.

Sample workshop agenda

Time Topic
9:00 Registration
9:15 Regulations
9:45 Silt Fences and Sediment Tubes
10:45 Break
11:00 Establishing Vegetative Cover
11:45 Lunch (provided)
12:45 Hydraulically Applied Products
1:45 Erosion Control Blankets and Turf Reinforcement Mats
2:45 Conclusion

Please note: This workshop should not be confused with the CEPSCI certification program. This is NOT an inspector certification program.

For additional information, please contact Steven O'Shields (Water Resources Extension Agent for Anderson County) at 864-359-3385 or

Workshop Sponsors

fuss and oneill

authorized dealer filtrexx

palmetto supreme

ieca international erosion control association

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