National Member Groups

African Wildlife Foundation
Protects imperiled species – mountain gorillas, rhinos, elephants– through species science, habitat conservation, leadership training and creating conservation-friendly businesses so local people benefit. 1400 16th Street, NW, Suite 120, Washington, DC 20036, (888) 4-WILDLIFE, www.awf.org
Land Trust Alliance
Leads 1,700 conservation groups across America to save the forests, farms, waterways and natural areas you love in communities where you live, work and travel. 1660 L Street NW Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 638-4725, www.landtrustalliance.org
American Farmland Trust
Helping farmers and ranchers protect their land from development, produce a healthier environment, and build successful communities. Working to save the land that sustains us. 1200 18th Street, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, (800) 431-1499, www.farmland.org
National Audubon Society
Audubon works to protect birds, wildlife and their habitats, including our oceans. Educational outreach programs instruct and inspire future conservationists. Audubon Centers offer outdoor experiences. 225 Varick Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10014, (212) 979-3199, www.audubon.org
American Forests
Funds private and public land deforestation projects; prvides satellite imagery of tree loss to cities; educates the public on the value of trees and forests. 734 15th Street, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC  20005 (800) 368-5748, www.americaforests.org
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Established by Congress, NFWF is the leader in directing federal agency dollars to protect wildlife and natural resources while raising private capital to leverage those investments. 1133 15th Street, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005, (202) 857-0166, www.nfwf.org
American Rivers
Working to protect and restore healthy natureal rivers for the benefit of people and wildlife; ensuring clean drinking water, natural flood protection, and recreational enjoyment. 1101 14th Street NW, Suite 1400, Washington, DC  20005, (877) 4-RIVERS, www.eamericarivers.org
National Parks Conservation Association
Preserves national parks from the Grand Canyon to Gettysburg; protects endangered wildlife and cultural sites; promotes new parks; defends against pollution, inappropriate development and overcrowding. 1300 19th Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036, (800) NAT-PARK, www.npca.org
Arbor Day Foundation
Through madd-media communications, by providing trees for planting, and by producing educational materials, the Arbor Day Foundation makes tree planting and care accessible to all. 211 N. 12th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508, (888) 448-7337, www.arborday.org
National Wildlife Federation
America’s conservation organization dedicated to protecting endangered species and habitats for our children’s future and connecting people with nature through education and action opportunities. 11100 Wildlife Center Drive, Reston, VA 20190-5362, (800) 332-4949, www.nwf.org
Beyond Pesticides/National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides
Prevents pesticide poisoning of our environment, homes, workplaces, schools, food and water through a practical information clearinghouse on toxic hazards and non-chemical pest control. 701 E Street SE, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20003, (202) 543-5450, www.beyondpesticides.org
Natural Resources Defense Council
NRDC defends embattled wilderness, rivers, air, coasts and wildlife across America and around the globe. Saved Baja’s whales, Canada’s Spirit bears, and California’s sequoias. 40 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011, (212) 727-2700, www.nrdc.org
Center for Health, Environment & Justice
Protects the health of communities and children through grassroots organizing, coalition-building, and consumer campaigns to eliminate dangerous chemicals in water, air, homes and schools. P.O. Box 6806, 150 South Washington Street, Suite 300, Falls Church, VA, 22046, (703) 237-2249, www.chej.org
Ocean Conservancy
Works internationally to protect marine wildlife and human health through programs to end pollution and destructive fishing practices, and to ensure vibrant, healthy oceans. 1300 19th Street, NW Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036 (800) 519-1541, www.oceanconservancy.org
Clean Water Fund
We all live downstream – Neighborhood-based action, education programs which join citizens, businesses, government for sensible solutions ensuring safe drinking water, pollution prevention, resource conservation. 1010 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005, (202) 895-0432, www.cleanwaterfund.org
The Peregrine Fund
Saves eagles, condors, falcons, and other endangered birds through research, breeding, and conservation programs. Helps preserve rainforests. Educates children and adults about nature and science. 5668 West Flying Hawk Lane, Boise, ID 83709, www.peregrinefund.org
The Conservation Fund
The nation’s most effective and efficient conservation organization – protecting working landscapes, wildlife habitat and recreation sites – with 97% of funds going directly to mission. 1655 North Fort Myer Drive, Suite 1300, Arlington, VA 22209-2156, (703) 525-6300, www.conservationfund.org
Pesticide Action Network
Works to eliminate poisonous pesticides. Links consumer, labor, health, environment and agriculture groups internationally to advance safer, ecologically sound pest control alternatives. 49 Powell Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94102, (415) 981-1771,www.panna.org
Conservation International
Using a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, CI empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature for humanity’s long-term well being. 2011 Crystal Drive, Suite 500, Arlington, VA 22202, (800) 406-2306, www.conservation.org
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Converts thousands of miles of unused railroad corridors into public trails for walking, bicycling, hiking, skating, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, wildlife habitats and nature appreciation. 1100 17th Street, NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC  20036, (866) 202-9788, www.railstrails.org
Defenders of Wildlife
Working since 1947 to save America’s endangered animals and their threatened habitat for future generations through public education, citizen advocacy, legal action and scientific research. 1130 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-4604, (202) 682-9400, www.Defenders.org
Rainforest Alliance
Works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. 665 Broadway, Suite 500, New York, NY 10012-2331, (888) MY-EARTH, www.rainforest-alliance.org
Earth Day Network
Helps people in diverse schools and communities around the world improve the health of their children and the environment through grassroots projects, education, and campaigns. 1616 P Street NW, Suite 340, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 518-0044, www.earthday.net
Rocky Mountain Institute
A think-and-do tank engaged in cutting-edge research and consulting on oil independence, renewable energy technologies, distributed energy, and resource planning. 2317 Snowmass Creek Road, Snowmass, CO 81654-9199, (970) 927-3851, www.rmi.org
Earthjustice
A nonprofit environmental law firm working to preserve our nation’s natural heritage, safeguard our environmental health, and create a sustainable energy future. 426 17th Street, 6th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612-2820, (202) 683-1250, www.earthjustice.org
Scenic America
Protects natural beauty, fights billboard blight, and saves America’s special places. Our education and advocacy preserves thousands of miles of roads and hundreds of communities. 1250 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 750A, Washington, DC 20005, (202) 638-0550, www.scenic.org
Environment America Research and Policy Center
Has more than 100 advocates, organizers, and issue experts working together to preserve our air, water, and open spaces, promoting a cleaner, greener, healthier future. 218 D Street, SE, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20003, (510) 550-6700, www.environmentamerica.org/center
The Student Conservation Association
Building new generations of conservation leaders by engaging college and high school-age individuals in hands-on sevice to parks, forests and urban greenspaces nationwide. 689 River Road, PO Boc 550, Charlestown, NH 03603-0550, (603) 543-1700, www.theSCA.org
Environmental and Energy Study Institute
Protecting the climate by educating Congress, developing innovative solutions, and building broad coalitions to move America to efficient and renewable energy for a sustainable future. 112 16th Street NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 628-1400, www.eesi.org
Surfrider Foundation
Protects and preserves the world’s oceans, waves and beaches through conservation, activism, research and education. Activities include: water quality monitoring, environmental education and grassroots activism. P.O. Box 6010, San Clemente, CA 92674-6010, (800) 743-SURF, www.surfrider.org
Environmental Defense
Environmental Defense Fund’s scientists, economists and attorneys design practical, long-term strategies to protect wildlife, natural resources, safeguard clean air, water and human health. 257 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10010, (800) 684-3322, www.environmentaldefense.org
Union of Concerned Scientists
Scientists and citizens working on solutions to reduce air pollution and global warming, protect biodiversity, prevent nuclear proliferation, and ensure a sustainable, safe food system. 2 Brattle Square, P.O. Box 9105, Cambridge, MA 02238-9105, (800) 666-8276, www.ucusa.org
Environmental Law Institute
Environmental law that works for you: community-based education + research on national problems = solutions to protect people and nature. Independent and non-partisan. 2000 L Street NW, Suite 620, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 939-3800, www.eli.org
U.S. PIRG Education Fund
PIRG protects the environment and public health. We organize citizens to ensure clean air and clean water; to prevent global warming and preserve natural resources. 218 D Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003, (202) 546-9707, www.pirg.org/uspirg
Friends of the Earth
Promotes clean and sustainable energy, clean transportation, climate justice for poor and vulnerable populations, responsible use of technology, and protection of the earth’s natural treasures. 1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036-2008, (877) 843-8687, www.foe.org
The Wilderness Society
Works to protect special wild places from development so that future generations will have the opportunity to enjoy America’s natural heritage. 1615 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20036, (800) THE-WILD, www.wilderness.org
Izaak Walton League of America
From hunters to hikers, our members protect America’s outdoors through community-based conservation, education, commonsense public policy, and a commitment to strong outdoor ethics. 707 Conservation Lane, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, (800) IKE-LINE, www.iwla.org
Wildlife Conservation Society
Saves endangered species and threatened ecosystems in 61 countries; teaches ecology and inspires care for wildlife through the Bronx Zoo and national science education programs. 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10460-1099, (718) 741-1647, www.wcs.org
The Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education, and Conservation
The Jane Goodall Institute works to create healthy ecosystems, promote sustainable livelihoods and nurture new generations of committed, active citizens around the world. 4245 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22203, (800) 592-JANE, www.janegoodall.org
World Wildlife Fund
Multinational conservation organization working worldwide to combat climate change, save endangered animals, protect wild habitats, and transform market forces to act in harmony with nature. 1250 24th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037, (202) 293-4800, www.worldwildlife.org

Comments are closed.