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The Ultimate South Carolina Waterfowl Association Quiz
by Staff
The South Carolina Waterfowl Association was founded in order to assist the proliferation of waterfowl, in an effort to reverse the impact of lost wetlands habitat. The SCWA is an environmental success story, after increasing populations by thousands of duck and geese on many acres of reclaimed wetlands. The club has also introduced duck hunting and conservation through its camps and youth programs. Take this quiz to learn more about how the SCWA helps waterfowl.

When was the South Carolina Waterfowl Association (SCWA) founded?

  • 1986
  • 1982
  • 1978

What is the primary goal of the South Carolina Waterfowl Association (SCWA)?

  • protect and restore local wetlands and.
  • rehabilitate lost habitats
  • both of the above

Who founded the SCWA?

  • Stewart Cochran
  • David Wieliki
  • James H. Walker

What is the comparative size of the SCWA?

  • one of the largest in the USA
  • fourth largest in the USA
  • the largest in the USA

What did David Wieliki know about waterfowl management prior to starting the SCWA?

  • a Master’s degree in waterfowl biology
  • a residency in waterfowl husbandry with the federal government
  • both of the above

Whom did David Wieliki work for after he finished his master’s degree?

  • Bill Gates
  • Ted Turner
  • Steve Jobs

In what year did the SCWA start its own Mallard Restoration and Research program?

  • 1989
  • 1993
  • 1997

How many mallards did they release every year since they started?

  • 10,000
  • 15,000
  • 20,000

What does the association do in support of its South Carolina Wood Duck Production Project?

  • builds and installs thousands of nest boxes annually
  • releases thousands of wood duck ducklings into wetlands annually
  • transfers thousands of baby wood ducks from overpopulated wetlands to recovered wetlands

What is the total production of hatched wood ducks since the nest box program began?

  • 420,000 hatched
  • 500,000 hatched
  • 600,000 hatched

How many acres of millet and rice have been planted by the SCWA in South Carolina?

  • 500 acres
  • 600 acres
  • 700 acres

How many children are educated by the SCWA youth programs each year?

  • 4,300
  • 3,000
  • 2,500

What makes the SCWA different from many other organizations?

  • most staff members are professionals in the filed in which the organization works
  • most staffers interact directly with landowners
  • both of the above

How many chapters are associated with the SCWA in South Carolina?

  • 50
  • 34
  • 28

What is the name the SCWA has given to their youth camp?

  • Camp Woodie
  • Camp Mallard
  • Camp Duck Land

What percent of the American population hunts?

  • only 15 percent
  • only 10 percent
  • only 5 percent

How many states currently have waterfowl preservation associations?

  • 17
  • 26
  • 33

How many membership levels are there available in the SCWA?

  • eight
  • six
  • four

What is the name of the SCWA program that requires volunteers to guide novice young hunters on their first duck hunt?

  • Youth Waterfowl Hunting Program
  • First Time Duck Hunters Program
  • Young Quakers’ Mentoring Program

How many ducks and geese have been added to South Carolina's population directly because of SCWA waterfowl enhancement projects?

  • 93,000
  • 78,000
  • 60,000