Wildlife Organization Directory

for Aiken, South Carolina
An * means that the organization extends only to a state level.
Also, not all organizations listed here share the same views towards the environment.


Name of organization Address or Phone Number Description
*The South Carolina Enviromental Law Project PO Box 1380 Pawleys, SC 29585 A non-profit foundation dedicated to protecting "protect South Carolina's natural resources and environment through forceful legal advocacy."
*South Carolina Wildlife Organization 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 104 Columbia, SC 29204 An organization dedicated to preserving SC wildlife.
Augusta-Aiken Audubon Society Norm Brunswig, Executive Director 336 Sanctuary Road Harleyville, SC 29448 Its mission is "to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity".
*Sierra Club--South Carolina Chapter P O Box 2388, Columbia, SC 29202 A major wildlife protection organization--it has several conservation programs.
*US Fish and Wildlife Service-South Carolina PO Box 410 Orangeburg, SC 29116 (closest address) Mission is "to conserve, protect, and enhance fish and wildlife and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people"
Aiken State Park 1145 State Park Road Windsor, SC 29856 A state park with hiking, canoeing, and wildlife programs. Located on Edisto River
Aiken County Open Land Trust PO Box 3096, Aiken SC 29802 They are "a group of citizens working to preserve some of the most valuable natural and recreational lands in Aiken County, for the benefit of our children and their successors." They also help landowners establish conservation easements to preserve landscapes while gaining tax advantages.
Hitchcock Woods Foundation PO Box 1702 Aiken, SC 29802
(803) 642-0528
Non-profit organization that maintains the Hitchcock Woods, the largest American urban forest.
South Carolina Ducks Unlimited Trey Gilland (803) 648-8208(h) Dedicated to conservation of wetlands and ducks.
The Nature Conservancy, South Carolina Chapter PO Box 5475 Columbia, SC 29250 (803) 254-9049 They have preserved 123,082 acres of wetlands, forests, and coastlines through ownership, management, or project assistance. They also manage 15 nature preserves.
National Wild Turkey Federation PO Box 530, Edgefield, SC 29824 1-803-637-3106 1-800-THE-NWTF fax 1-803-637-0034 They are a "national nonprofit conservation and education organization dedicated to conserving wild turkeys and preserving hunting traditions".

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