Environment

American Rivers
800 Legion Street, Suite 100B, Conway, SC 29526
Gerrit Jöbsis, Senior Director
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MISSION: American Rivers is the leading organization working to protect and restore the nation’s rivers and streams. Rivers connect us to each other, nature, and future generations. Since 1973, American Rivers has worked to preserve these connections, helping protect and restore more than 150,000 miles of rivers through advocacy efforts, on-the-ground projects, and the annual release of America’s Most Endangered Rivers. Headquartered in Washington, DC, American Rivers has offices across the country and more than 200,000 supporters, members, and volunteers nationwide.

https://www.americanrivers.org/
803-771-7114
800 Legion Street, Suite 100B, Conway, SC 29526
Belle W. Baruch Foundation
22 Hobcaw Rd., Georgetown, SC 29440
George Chastain, Executive Director
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MISSION: To conserve Hobcaw Barony’s unique natural and cultural resources for research and education.

http://hobcawbarony.org/
843-546-4623
Center For Heirs’ Property Preservation
1535 Sam Rittenberg Blvd – Ste D, Charleston, SC 29407
Jennie L. Stephens, Ph.D., Executive Director

MISSION: To protect heirs’ property and promote its sustainable use to provide increased economic benefit to low wealth family owners through education and legal services.

https://www.heirsproperty.org/
843-745-7055
Ducks Unlimited
3294 Ashley Phosphate Road, Suite 2-A, Charleston, SC, 29418
Chris Vaughn, Land Protection Coordinator
cvaughn@ducks.org

MISSION: To conserve, restore and manage wetlands and associated habitats for North America’s waterfowl. These habitats also benefit other wildlife and people.

https://www.ducks.org/
843-745-9112
Friends of Coastal South Carolina
Waccamaw Environmental Education Center, 21424 N. Fraser St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Grace Gasper, Executive Director
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MISSION: Friends of Coastal South Carolina is dedicated to preserving the ecosystems and wildlife of the South Carolina coast for future generations. To that end we support the respective missions of our coastal national wildlife refuges and forest through active participation in programs and projects that enhance these treasured resources. We work to instill a conservation ethic in students and encourage the next generation of scientists through our environmental education programs. Using our public lands as classrooms, our programs stimulate students’ interest in science and provide opportunities to participate in environmental stewardship projects. In addition to encouraging stewardship of our public lands through education, we also promote citizen stewardship through volunteer opportunities and advocacy.

http://www.sccoastalfriends.org/
843-697-7535
PO Box 1131, Mt. Pleasant , SC 29465
Friends of Huntington Beach State Park
913 Laquinta Loop, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Karen Korszeniewski, President
korsz@sccoast.net
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MISSION: To support the programs and improvement projects of Huntington Beach State Park.

http://huntingtonbeachstatepark.com/
843-650-6666
Murrells Inlet 2020
4124B Hwy 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Meredith Millen, Executive Director
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MISSION: To improve infrastructure and beautification, provide environmental education and preserve the Murrells Inlet creek and the traditions surrounding it.

http://murrellsinletsc.com
843-357-2007
PO Box 1357, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
328 East Bay, Charleston, SC 29401
Maria Whitehead, Senior Project Manager
mwhitehead@osiny.org

MISSION: To protect scenic, natural and historic landscapes to provide public enjoyment, conserve habitat and sustain communities.

http://www.openspaceinstitute.org
843-367-2080
328 East Bay, Charleston, SC 29401
Pee Dee Land Trust
154 W. Evans St., 2nd Floor, Florence, SC 29501
Lyles Cooper Lyles, Executive Director

MISSION: To conserve, and to promote an appreciation of, the significant natural, agricultural, and historical resources of the Pee Dee Region of South Carolina.

http://www.peedeelandtrust.org
843-667-3229
PO Box 2134, Florence, SC 29503
SC Coastal Conservation League
709-B Front Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Erin Pate, North Coast Director
erinpate@scccl.org
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MISSION: To protect the natural environment of the South Carolina coastal plain and to enhance the quality of life of our communities by working with individuals, businesses and government to ensure balanced solutions.

https://coastalconservationleague.org
843-545-0403
PO Box 603, Georgetown, SC 29442
SC DNR Marine Resources Division
217 Ft. Johnson Rd. Charleston, SC 29412
Julie Binz, Education Coordinator
binzj@dnr.sc.gov
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MISSION: To be the advocate for and steward of the state’s marine resources.

http://www.dnr.sc.gov/ccd/
843- 953-9156
SC Environmental Law Project
430 Highmarket St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Amy Armstrong, Executive Director, General Counsel
amy@scelp.org

MISSION: Protect the natural environment of South Carolina by providing legal services and advice to environmental organizations and concerned citizens and by improving the state’s system of environmental regulation.

https://scelp.org
843-527-0078
PO Box 1380, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
The Nature Conservancy
2231 Devine Street, Suite 100, Columbia, SC 29205
Mark Robertson, Executive Director
mwhitehead@tnc.org

MISSION: The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.

843-937-8807
2231 Devine Street, Suite 100, Columbia, SC 29205
Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge
21424 North Fraser Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Craig Sasser, Refuge Manager
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MISSION: “…working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish and wildlife and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.”

https://www.fws.gov/waccamaw/
843-527-8069
PO Box 1439, Georgetown, SC 29440
Winyah Rivers Foundation
Waccamaw RIVERKEEPER® Program, Winyah Rivers Foundation, Coastal Carolina University Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, 1270 Atlantic Ave, Conway, SC 29526
Christine Ellis, Executive Director
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MISSION: To protect, preserve, monitor and revitalize the health of the lands and waters of the greater Winyah Bay watershed.

http://www.winyahrivers.org/
843-349-4007
Waccamaw RIVERKEEPER® Program, Winyah Rivers Foundation, c/o Coastal Carolina University, PO Box 261954, Conway, SC 29528-6054