Preserving the Land For
Future Generations

Promoting the Recovery of Native Habitat, Educating the Youth &
Following Sound Conservation Management Practices

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Restoring the Natural Beauty of the Yadkin Valley

Welcome to the Yadkin Valley Wildlife Federation (YVWF). We are a passionate group of sportsmen dedicated to conservation efforts through the organization of community events and sporting activities. Our activities span across all ages, and we are always on the lookout for individuals to join us.

Our membership is open to anyone who shares our passion for upland wildlife habitat restoration. Come and check out our next meeting to see what we're all about.

Efforts to Keep Our Wildlife Wild!

Our mission at YVWF is to promote the recovery of native habitats while educating our youth about sound conservation management practices. We are dedicated to preserving and restoring the natural beauty of the Yadkin Valley.

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Yadkin Valley Wildlife Federation Scholarship Program

Yadkin Valley QUWF Chapter 450 is in its sixth year of providing scholarships to young people in our community. We hope you see our commitment to sowing the seeds for our future generations, so they can have a connection with our conservation efforts and heritage. Through our Scholarship Committee we have defined our requirements and stepped up our commitment. Next year we will have scholarships available.

This year we awarded up to three (3) scholarships. Deadline for next year’s applications is MAY 1, 2024.

Please submit all applications to Rob Swink at [email protected].

We are proud to honor this year’s Yadkin Valley QUWF Scholarship Winners

  • Bailey Ann Roach - $3,000
  • Sara Mickel - $1,500
  • Tyler Cox - $1000


Habitat Development and Maintenance

At YVWF, we listen to wildlife biologists who remind us that the key to restoring wild populations of bobwhite quail is habitat development and maintenance. We are currently in the process of restoring habitats on several properties within the surrounding areas.

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Become a Member

As a local chapter of the national organization Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation, we serve the area known as the Yadkin Valley. There are multiple ways to get involved with YVWF. You can attend one of our events, become a member, or even join a committee.

We focus our efforts, monetary contributions, and partnerships on immediate and positive responses to habitat projects. Don't hesitate to become a member today!

Events and Fundraising

Each year, we host a variety of wildlife events, from banquets to youth hunts and conservation fundraisers. We raise awareness and funds that directly benefit local efforts. This year, we're offering several guided hunts, promotional materials, wildlife items, hunting items, and much more!

Join us in our mission to preserve and restore the native habitats of the Yadkin Valley. We look forward to seeing you at our next event.

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Upcoming Event

2024 Fundraising Banquet

Richard Childress Racing Facility 425 Industrial Drive - Welcome, North Carolina

The Yadkin Valley Wildlife Federation, Chapter GP450 of the Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation, is hosting our Fifteenth Annual Fundraising Banquet. Our goal this evening is to provide our guests…