Who We Are
The South Carolina Wildlife Federation, SCWF, promotes effective habitat conservation and respect for outdoor traditions through statewide leadership, education, advocacy and partnerships. The Federation was formed in 1931, when a handful of sportsmen crisscrossed the state to recruit fellow outdoor enthusiasts. In just a few months, around 2,000 people joined as charter members. The South Carolina Wildlife Federation has maintained a diverse group of supporters and sustained its role as the trusted voice in conservation. For hunter and birdwatcher, teacher and backpacker, gardener and farmer, the SCWF serves as an umbrella organization representing various interests. SCWF builds partnerships that help to ensure that our children and grandchildren can enjoy South Carolina’s natural heritage and opportunities for outdoor recreation.
From the broad coastal marshes to the Blue Ridge escarpment, South Carolina is blessed with an incredible diversity of natural resources that are both beautiful and accessible. Drawing strength from committed donors, the South Carolina Wildlife Federation is active in promoting sound stewardship of our natural treasures. Through educational and public awareness programs along with unique partnerships, the Federation works to establish policies which sustain, protect and enhance the natural systems which give life to us all.
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit citizens' conservation organization governed by an elected board of directors and affiliated with the National Wildlife Federation, the SCWF receives a substantial portion of its gifts through its dedicated donors.
The Mission of the South Carolina Wildlife Federation is to:
ADVOCATE for wildlife, habitat and the environment,
EDUCATE citizens in the conservation ethic, and
SUPPORT outdoor traditions.