Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI)
Ms. Kathy Abusow, President and CEO
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.
Mr. Dana Leavitt, Director of Special Projects (Land Trust Program)
(864) 250-0500 ext. 23
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
Nemours Wildlife Foundation
Dr. Ernie Wiggers, President and CEO
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.
Quality Deer Management Association
Mr. Brian Murphy
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.
National Wild Turkey Federation
Mr. Mark A. Hatfield
Director of Strategic Conservation
(803) 637-3106 Ext. 7507
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.
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Mr. Tom Swayngham
Regional Biologist, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is the state wildlife agency responsible
for stewardship of South Carolina's wildlife and natural resources.
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
Dr. Skeet Burris
Cypress Bay Plantation
960 Ribaut Road
Beaufort, SC 29902