Environment

American Rivers
Address: 800 Legion Street, Suite 100B, Conway, SC 29526
Contact: 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.

Organization Website Address: https://www.americanrivers.org/
Organization Phone Number: 803-771-7114
Mail: 800 Legion Street, Suite 100B, Conway, SC 29526
Avian Conservation Center
Address: 4872 Seewee Road, Awendaw, SC 29429
Contact: Daniel Prohaska, Director of Development
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MISSION: To identify and address vital environmental issues by providing medical care to injured birds of prey and shorebirds, and through educational, research and conservation initiatives.

Organization Website Address: http://www.thecenterforbirdsofprey.org/
Organization Phone Number: 843-971-7474
Mail: PO Box 1247, Charleston, SC 29402
Belle W. Baruch Foundation
Address: 22 Hobcaw Rd., Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: George Chastain, Executive Director
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MISSION: To conserve Hobcaw Barony’s unique natural and cultural resources for research and education.

Organization Website Address: http://hobcawbarony.org/
Organization Phone Number: 843-546-4623
Ducks Unlimited
Address: 3294 Ashley Phosphate Road, Suite 2-A, Charleston, SC, 29418
Contact: Chris Vaughn, Land Protection Coordinator
Contact Email: cvaughn@ducks.org
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MISSION: To conserve, restore and manage wetlands and associated habitats for North America’s waterfowl. These habitats also benefit other wildlife and people.

Organization Website Address: https://www.ducks.org/
Organization Phone Number: 843-745-9112
Friends of Coastal South Carolina
Address: Waccamaw Environmental Education Center, 21424 N. Fraser St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: 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.

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

Organization Website Address: http://huntingtonbeachstatepark.com/
Organization Phone Number: 843-650-6666
Georgetown County Historical Society
Address: 120 Broad Street, Georgetown , SC 29440
Contact: Mary Boyd, Interium Museum Manager
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MISSION: To preserve and promote the history of Georgetown County from its origins to the present for the benefit of the public by collecting and preserving historical information and artifacts, by operating a museum that houses and displays these materials and serves as an information resource, by providing educational programs and sponsoring and producing publications that increase public awareness of our heritage.

Organization Website Address: http://www.georgetowncountymuseum.com/
Organization Phone Number: 843-545-7020
Murrells Inlet 2020
Address: 4124B Hwy 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Contact: 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.

Organization Website Address: http://murrellsinletsc.com
Organization Phone Number: 843-357-2007
Mail: PO Box 1357, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Address: 328 East Bay, Charleston, SC 29401
Contact: Maria Whitehead, Senior Project Manager
Contact Email: mwhitehead@osiny.org
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MISSION: To protect scenic, natural and historic landscapes to provide public enjoyment, conserve habitat and sustain communities.

Organization Website Address: http://www.openspaceinstitute.org
Organization Phone Number: 843-367-2080
Mail: 328 East Bay, Charleston, SC 29401
Pee Dee Land Trust
Address: 154 W. Evans St., 2nd Floor, Florence, SC 29501
Contact: Lyles Cooper Lyles, Executive Director
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MISSION: To conserve, and to promote an appreciation of, the significant natural, agricultural, and historical resources of the Pee Dee Region of South Carolina.

Organization Website Address: http://www.peedeelandtrust.org
Organization Phone Number: 843-667-3229
Mail: PO Box 2134, Florence, SC 29503
Saint Frances Animal Center
Address: 125 N. Ridge St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: Devon Smith, Executive Director
Contact Email: dsmith@sfanimals.org
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MISSION: To provide a safe and nurturing environment for abandoned and mistreated dogs and cats until they can be placed in loving homes. Raising awareness through public education, community outreach and a wellness clinic, we seek to promote respect for the lives of cats and dogs by breaking the cycle of abuse, neglect and pet overpopulation in our community.

Organization Website Address: http://www.sfanimals.org
Organization Phone Number: 843-546-0780 ext.24
SC Coastal Conservation League
Address: 709-B Front Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: Erin Pate, North Coast Director
Contact Email: 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.

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

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

Organization Website Address: https://scelp.org
Organization Phone Number: 843-527-0078
Mail: PO Box 1380, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
The Nature Conservancy
Address: 2231 Devine Street, Suite 100, Columbia, SC 29205
Contact: Mark Robertson, Executive Director
Contact Email: mwhitehead@tnc.org
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MISSION: The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.

Organization Phone Number: 843-937-8807
Mail: 2231 Devine Street, Suite 100, Columbia, SC 29205
Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge
Address: 21424 North Fraser Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: 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.”

Organization Website Address: https://www.fws.gov/waccamaw/
Organization Phone Number: 843-527-8069
Mail: PO Box 1439, Georgetown, SC 29440
Winyah Rivers Foundation
Address: Waccamaw RIVERKEEPER® Program, Winyah Rivers Foundation, Coastal Carolina University Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, 1270 Atlantic Ave, Conway, SC 29526
Contact: 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.

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