Partners/Advocates

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Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI)

Ms. Kathy Abusow, President and CEO
(202) 596-3450
info@sfiprogram.org

SFI Inc. is the funding partner for the project at Clemson University. SFI Inc. is a fully independent, charitable organization dedicated to promoting sustainable    forest management. SFI Inc. works with conservation groups, local communities, resource professionals, landowners, and countless other organizations and individuals who share a passion for responsible forest management.
http://www.sfiprogram.org

Upstate Forever

Mr. Dana Leavitt, Director of Special Projects (Land Trust Program)
(864) 250-0500 ext. 23
dleavitt@upstateforever.org

Upstate Forever is a nonprofit conservation organization that promotes sensible growth and the protection of special places through conservation easements in the Upstate region of South Carolina
http://www.upstateforever.org/

Nemours Wildlife Foundation

Dr. Ernie Wiggers, President and CEO
(843) 846-2539
ewiggers@nemourswildlife.org

Nemours Wildlife Foundation is a nonprofit conservation organization whose mission is to 1) develop and use management practices that conserve and sustain wildlife populations and their habitats, 2) deliver a research program that enhances the understanding of wildlife populations and their habitats and provides science based information for decision-making on all issues impacting natural resources conservation, and 3) deliver educational and outreach programs that enhances the appreciation of nature for all citizens.
http://www.nemourswildlifefoundation.org/

Quality Deer Management Association

Mr. Brian Murphy
Executive Director
(800) 209-3337
BMurphy@qdma.com

The Quality Deer Management Association is a non-profit wildlife conservation organization dedicated to ensuring a high-quality and sustainable future for white-tailed deer with an emphasis on conservation ethics.
http://www.qdma.com

National Wild Turkey Federation

Mr. Mark A. Hatfield
Director of Strategic Conservation
(803) 637-3106 Ext. 7507
mhatfield@nwtf.net

The National Wild Turkey Federation is a one of the largest nonprofit conservation organizations in North America that, along with its volunteers, partners and sponsors, has worked for the conservation of the wild turkey and wildlife habitat.
http://www.nwtf.org/about_us/

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

        Mr. Tom Swayngham
        Regional Biologist, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
        (864) 654-1671
        SwaynghamT@dnr.sc.gov
        The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is the state wildlife agency responsible
        for stewardship of South Carolina's wildlife and natural resources.
        www.dnr.sc.gov

Mr. Bartow (Bo) S. Shaw, Jr.

Founder & Director, American Forest Management, Inc.
P.O. Box 1919
407 North Pike Road East
Sumter, South Carolina 29153
803-773-5461
http://www.americanforestmanagement.com/

Dr. Skeet Burris

Cypress Bay Plantation
960 Ribaut Road
Beaufort, SC 29902
843-524-4425
email: skeetburris@hargray.com