Membership Application Form
Affiliate Members are a vital part of our conservation team. The financial support given by Affiliates helps us carry out our conservation and stewardship programs within the County. Please support our efforts by becoming an Affiliate Member today! Affiliate Memberships are good for one year from the date of application. Contributions are tax deductible.
|Level of Support
||Provides one youth conservation award to raise awareness about natural resources. In 2021, youth awards will celebrate the theme "Healthy Forests = Healthy Communities."
||Provides three classroom education programs for preK-12 students at one Richland County school. These hands-on programs are aligned to state academic standards and are provided at no cost to the school or teacher.
||Funds one seed variety in the Richland County Seed Sanctuary, which provides vegetable, herb, and wildflower seeds to Richland County residents to support home gardening and pollinator habitat.
||Sponsors one high school team to compete in the SC Envirothon--an environmental science quiz bowl that promotes natural resources education and career exploration.
||Sponsors plants, soil amendments, and other supplies for one raised bed in Richland County's Pollinator Demonstration Garden at Pinewood Lake Park. Bed sponsors will be recognized with temporary Garden signage.
||Funds one Conservation Education Mini-Grant for a conservation project at a Richland County school or educaitonal site.
Affiliate members who contribute at least $100 will have the option of receiving a one-year subscription to South Carolina Wildlife Magazine (six issues), an $18 value. Those who opt to receive the subscription must subtract $18 from the total amount of their contribution to calculate their tax-deductible amount.
Memberships may be given as a gift or made in honor or in memory of someone else. To make a contribution, please mail your membership application form and a check to the address below.
Richland Soil and Water Conservation District
2020 Hampton Street, Room 3063A
Columbia, SC 29204