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Our Mission

The SC Conservation Bank Act

Title 48 Chapter 59 
S.C. Code of Laws Act 200 bankboard

Mission statement:

To improve the quality of life in South Carolina through the conservation of significant natural resource lands, wetlands, historical properties, archeological sites, and urban parks.


  • Protect significant natural resource areas and wildlife habitats
  • Protect water quality
  • Maintain the State's forest lands
  • Protect farmlands, especially family farms
  • Protect and enhance the State's natural beauty
  • Protect and enhance significant historical and archaeological sites
  • Enhance public access for outdoor recreation and preserve traditional uses such as hunting, fishing, and other types of outdoor recreation
  • To encourage cooperation and innovative partnerships among landowners, state agencies, municipalities, and non-profit organizations.