Nature & Conservation

Beaufort Conservation District

817 Paris Avenue
Port Royal, SC 29935
Phone number: 
522-8100

The Beaufort Conservation District assists landowners, land-users, government entities, educators and all citizens. The Beaufort Conservation District provides a dynamic environmental education program reaching all ages in our community. 100% of donations go directly to program efforts. All contributions are tax deductible.

Beaufort County Animal Shelter and Control

Hwy. 21 (Just past the Marine Corps Air Station)
PO Drawer 1228
Beaufort, SC 29901
Phone number: 
843-255-5010

Beaufort County Open Land Trust

1001 Bay Street
PO Box 75
Beaufort, SC 29901
Phone number: 
521-2175

Provides leadership in preserving, protecting, and enhancing the natural beauty and scenic open vistas of Beaufort County.

Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service

102 Beaufort Industrial Village
P.O. Box 189
Beaufort, SC 29901
Phone number: 
470-3655

Clemson Extension employs Extension Agents who work closely with state extension specialists and researchers located on campus and at the various research and education centers located across the state. Your local Extension Agents provide expertise in Agronomic Crops, Economic & Community Development, Food Safety & Nutrition, 4-H, Horticulture, Livestock & Forages, and Natural Resources. 

Coastal Conservation League

902 North Street
Beaufort, SC 29901
Phone number: 
522-1800

The Coastal Conservation League's mission is to protect the natural environment of the South Carolina coastal plain and to enhance the quality of our life of our communities by working with individuals, businesses and government to ensure balanced solutions.

Fripp Island Audubon Club

199 Tarpon Blvd.
Fripp Island, SC 29920
Phone number: 
838-5311

The Fripp Island Audubon Club's goal is to provide the opportunities for study, observation, and conservation of the wildlife, flora and fauna of the South Carolina low country.

Meetings: October-April, Fripp Island Community Center, 1/4 mile past the gate on the west side of Tarpon Blvd.

Hunting Island State Park

2555 Sea Island Parkway
Hunting Island, SC 29920
Phone number: 
843-838-2011

Hunting Island State Park is located just 16 miles east of the historic town of Beaufort and is one of the most popular and beautiful beaches in South Carolina. This 5,000 acre park and it's 3 miles of natural beach hosts more than a million visitors a year.

Keep Beaufort County Beautiful

120 Shanklin Road
Beaufort, SC 29906
Phone number: 
470-6416

Keep Beaufort County Beautiful is an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, Inc. Our goal is to educate individuals about litter prevention and ways to reduce, reuse, recycle, and properly manage waste materials. Through partnerships and strategic alliances with citizens, businesses, and government, Keep Beaufort County Beautiful's programs motivate volunteers to clean up, beautify, and improve their neighborhoods, thereby creating healthier, safer, and livable community environments.

Little Friends Wildlife Center

17 Tanglewood Drive
Beaufort, SC 29902
Phone number: 
379-7075

Wildlife Rehabilitation and Relocation -- Injured and Orphaned Animals

Lowcountry Estuarium

Phone number: 
524-6600

The Lowcountry Estuarium is a learning center designed to provide hands-on learning about the coastal environments of our beautiful area, such as salt marshes, beaches, coastal waters, and estuaries. 

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