Who: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District and Dorchester County
What: The Charleston District will be holding an informational meeting for the Polk Swamp Restoration Project to educate the public and media about the project. Project managers will be available to answer questions and written public comments will be taken.
When: Thursday, April 16, from 6-7 p.m.
Where: Kenneth F. Waggoner Services Center, County Council Chambers, 201 Johnston Street, St. George, SC 29477
Why: The study is investigating possible alternatives for the restoration of the aquatic ecosystem in Polk Swamp, including restoration of the natural channel, elimination of invasive aquatic vegetation, promotion of native species, and the enhancement of fish and wildlife habitat.
Contact: Glenn Jeffries, chief of corporate communications, 843-329-8103
Release no. 15-0401