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Environmental Groups in Georgia

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Earth Share Georgia
404-873-3173
Mission: EarthShare Georgia connects people to trusted nonprofit organizations dedicated to conserving and protecting our air, land and water. 

Environmental Groups in North Georgia

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Oconee Rivers Audubon Society
Athens
706-613-3615
Mission: We strive to improve the conservation of avian communities and habitats through outreach and public education in the Athens-Clarke County area.

The Nature Conservancy in Georgia
Atlanta
404-873-6946
Mission: The Nature Conservancy is a big organization with a big vision. We work in the most critical places so that we can have a lasting impact. Nowhere is that more true than right here in Georgia. For decades, committed supporters like you have helped us protect more than 338,000 acres, safeguard the rivers that traverse our state, and care for our envied coast.

Atlanta Audubon Society
Atlanta
678-973-2437
Mission: Building places where birds and people thrive.

Georgia Association of Environmental Professionals
Atlanta
678-837-3043
Mission: GAEP seeks to advance professionalism among Georgia’s environmental practitioners by promoting a holistic understanding of environmental issues by creating forums for the discussion of issues and ideas, providing multidisciplinary continuing education, sharing innovative solutions, and developing relationships with other environmental professionals in Georgia and nationwide.

Georgia Conservation Voters
Atlanta
478-919-5326
Mission: Protecting Georgia’s Natural Landscapes by Changing its Political Landscape

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper
Atlanta
404-352-9828
Mission: Chattahoochee Riverkeeper’s mission is to advocate and secure the protection and stewardship of the Chattahoochee River, its tributaries and watershed, in order to restore and preserve their ecological health for the people and wildlife that depend on the river system.

The Climate Reality Project: Atlanta, GA Chapter 
Atlanta
Mission: Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every level of society.

Climate Reality Campus Corps: Georgia State University Chapter
Atlanta
Mission: Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every level of society.

Climate Reality Campus Corps: Emory University Chapter
Atlanta
Mission: Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every level of society.

Georgia Wildlife Federation
Covington
770-787-7887
Mission: Believing that the natural resources of this state are economic, social, recreational, and aesthetic assets which should be restored and perpetuated for our posterity, and realizing that this can only be achieved through an aroused and enlightened opinion among the people of Georgia, we dedicate this Federation to these ends:
To encourage protection and restoration of waters, wildlife, forest, and field.
To seek more intensive education of the public in recognizing resource conservation as vital to our way of life and its preservation.
To replenish and renew a sound resources economy, but to always consider the economy of the State of Georgia and the well-being of the people therein.

Sierra Club – Georgia Chapter
Decatur
404-607-1262
Mission: To explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth;
To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth’s ecosystems and resources;
To educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment;
And To use all lawful means to carry out those objectives.

Sierra Club – Metro Atlanta Group
Decatur
404-607-1262
Mission: The Metro Atlanta Group of the Sierra Club is the grassroots organizational section of the Sierra Club. Our members live primarily in Fulton and DeKalb counties of Georgia, in the metropolitan Atlanta area. The Atlanta Group functions under an Executive Committee, comprised of five members. The elected ExCom members serve a two-year term. The ExCom functions as the guiding and administrative leaders for the members in the Atlanta area. Others serve roles in doing conservation work, lead outings trips, conduct political advocacy and meet and interact with Sierrans in Atlanta.

Sierra Club – Greater Gwinnett Group
Lilburn
404-610-5770
Mission: Empowering Gwinnett citizens to build sustainable communities

Sierra Club – Centennial Group
Marietta
Mission: Enjoy, Explore, and Protect the Planet.

Upper Coosa Riverkeeper
Rome
706-232-2724
Mission: CRBI is a 501c3 grassroots environmental organization based in Rome, Georgia with the mission to protect, preserve, and restore one of North America’s most biologically diverse river systems – the upper Coosa River basin.

Izaak Walton League of America – Greater Atlanta Chapter
Sandy Springs
404-231-0030
Mission: Defenders of Soil, Air, Woods, Water and Wildlife.

The Climate Reality Project: Northeast Georgia Chapter
Winder
Mission: Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every level of society.

Environmental Groups in Central Georgia

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Sierra Club – Savannah River Group
Augusta
706-863-2324
Mission: To explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth;
To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth’s ecosystems and resources;
To educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment;
And To use all lawful means to carry out those objectives.

Lower Savannah River Alliance, a Savannah Riverkeeper Affiliate
Augusta
330-428-4479
Mission: The Mission of the Lower Savannah River Alliance is to develop, coordinate, evaluate, facilitate, market and implement opportunities for the development and enhancement of nature-based businesses within the Lower Savannah River Region.

Savannah Riverkeeper
Augusta
706-826-8991
Mission: Savannah Riverkeeper serves as the primary guardian of the Savannah River striving to respect, protect, and improve the entire river basin through education, advocacy, and action. We are a 501c(3) non-profit organization funded by individuals and foundations that share our commitment to creating a clean and healthy river that sustains life and is cherished by its people.

Columbus Audubon Society
Columbus
706-324-4226

Sierra Club – LaGrange Group
La Grange
Mission: To explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth;
To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth’s ecosystems and resources;
To educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment;
And To use all lawful means to carry out those objectives.

Altamaha Coastkeeper
Macon
855-902-4040
Mission: Altamaha Riverkeeper protects, defends, and restores the Altamaha Watershed from our large rivers, the Ocmulgee, Oconee, Ohoopee and Altamaha to the smallest tributaries and coastal marshlands.

Ocmulgee Audubon Society
Macon
478-745-5174
Mission: A place of sharing for birders in Middle Georgia and beyond.

Environmental Groups in South Georgia

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Flint Riverkeeper
Albany
229-435-2241
Mission: The mission of the Flint Riverkeeper is to restore and preserve the habitat, water quality and flow of the Flint River for the benefit of current and future generations and dependent wildlife.

Albany Audubon Society
Albany
Mission: To promote conservation and restoration of local natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.

Altamaha Riverkeeper
Brunswick
855-902-4040
Mission: Altamaha Riverkeeper protects, defends, and restores the Altamaha Watershed from our large rivers, the Ocmulgee, Oconee, Ohoopee and Altamaha to the smallest tributaries and coastal marshlands.

Suwannee Riverkeeper
Hahira
850-290-2350
Mission: WWALS Watershed Coalition advocates for conservation and stewardship of the Withlacoochee, Willacoochee, Alapaha, Little, and Suwannee River watersheds in south Georgia and north Florida through education, awareness, environmental monitoring, and citizen activities.

Satilla Riverkeeper
Nahunta
912-462-5094
Mission: The mission of the Satilla Riverkeeper is to PROTECT, RESTORE, and EDUCATE about the ecological values and unique beauty of the Satilla River. We work to insure adequate quality and quantity of water in the Satilla River for all uses. We are the eyes and ears of the watershed and estuary.​

Sierra Club – Georgia Coastal Group
Savannah
912-691-0769
Mission: We work to protect Georgia’s coastal marshland with legislative, legal, scientific, technical, communications and advocacy techniques.

Ogeechee Riverkeeper
Savannah
866-942-6222
Mission: To protect, preserve, and improve the water quality of the Ogeechee River basin.

Ogeechee Audubon Society
Savannah
Mission: To educate adults and children about birds, wildlife and the environment. We provide opportunities to enjoy the world around us, and advocate for responsible public policy and legislation for the conservation of our natural resources.

The Climate Reality Project: Coastal Georgia Chapter
Savannah
Mission: Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every level of society.

St. Marys Riverkeeper
St. Marys
404-909-0667
Mission: To insure that the River is conserved as a swimmable, fishable, and drinkable water source for the families that lie within her watershed, from its headwaters on the Okefenokee Swamp to its month on the Atlantic ocean between Cumberland Island and Amelia Island, and for all communities and families living on her tributaries and wetlands on both the Florida and Georgia sides of the River.

Coastal Georgia Audubon Society
St. Simons Island
912-634-1322
Mission: To foster responsible environmental stewardship through education and community outreach focusing on birds.

Environmental Groups in United States

1% for the Planet...A global network of businesses, nonprofits and individuals working together for a healthy planet. More than $175 Million dollars given back to the environment.

314 Action- 314 Action was founded by members of the STEM community, grassroots supporters and political activists who believe in science.  We are committed to electing more STEM candidates to office, advocating for evidence-based policy solutions to issues like climate change, and fighting the Trump administration's attacks on science.

350.org- 350 is building a future that's just, prosperous, equitable and safe from the effects of climate change.

Association of Environmental Professionals...to be the interdisciplinary organization dedicated to developing the highest standards of ethics and proficiency in the environmental professions.

American Bird Conservancy...to conserve native birds and their habitats throughout the Americas. Our commitment to bird conservation remains absolute, even while some other groups shift their mission to prioritize people over wildlife. We believe unequivocally that conserving birds and their habitats benefits all other species — including people.

American Farmland Trust...to save the land that sustains us by protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land.

Audubon ...to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity.

Center for Biological Diversity...At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature — to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss impoverishes society, we work to secure a future for all species, great and small, hovering on the brink of extinction. We do so through science, law and creative media, with a focus on protecting the lands, waters and climate that species need to survive.

Citizens Climate Lobby...Citizens’ Climate Lobby is a non-profit, nonpartisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change.

Clean Water Action...To protect our environment, health, economic well-being and community quality of life. Clean Water Action organizes strong grassroots groups and coalitions, and campaigns to elect environmental candidates and to solve environmental and community problems.

Conservation International...Building upon a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, CI empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature, our global biodiversity, for the well-being of humanity.

Conservation Land Foundation..to protect, restore and expand the National Conservation Lands through education, advocacy and partnerships.

Earth Island Institute...Earth Island Institute has been a hub for grassroots campaigns dedicated to conserving, preserving, and restoring the ecosystems on which our civilization depends.

Earth Justice...Earthjustice was created by a small group of attorneys with a passionate belief that the power of the law could be used to preserve the environment.

Earth Watch Institute...To engage people worldwide in scientific field research and education to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment.

Earthworks... Earthworks is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting communities and the environment from the adverse impacts of mineral and energy development while promoting sustainable solutions. Earthworks stands for clean air, water and land, healthy communities, and corporate accountability. We work for solutions that protect both the Earth’s resources and our communities.

Environment America...Through Environment America, you protect the places we love and promote core environmental values, such as clean air to breathe, clean water to drink, and clean energy to power our lives.

Environmental Defense Fund...to preserve the natural systems on which all life depends.

Environmental Working Group...to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. With breakthrough research and education, we drive consumer choice and civic action.

Forest Stewardship Council...to promote environmentally sound, socially beneficial and economically prosperous management of the world's forests.

Friends of the Earth...fights to protect our environment and create a healthy and just world.

Great Old Broads for Wilderness ... is a national grassroots organization, led by women, that engages and inspires activism to preserve and protect wilderness and wild lands.

Green America... to harness economic power—the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace—to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society.

Green Latinos...a national non-profit organization that convenes a broad coalition of Latino leaders committed to addressing national, regional and local environmental, natural resources and conservation issues that significantly affect the health and welfare of the Latino community in the United States.

Greenpeace ...Greenpeace is a global, independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.

Greenpeace Fund... campaign on a variety of issues, centering on the following: Stop climate change, Defend our oceans, Protect ancient forest, Say no to genetic engineering, Eliminate toxic chemicals, End the nuclear age, Encourage sustainable trade and agriculture, Demand peace and disarmament.

Interfaith Power & Light - Interfaith Power & Light inspires and mobilizes people of faith and conscience to take bold and just action on climate change.

International Rivers...protects rivers and defends the rights of communities that depend on them. We work to stop destructive dams and promote water and energy solutions for a just and sustainable world.

Izaak Walton League...To conserve, restore, and promote the sustainable use and enjoyment of our natural resources, including soil, air, woods, waters, and wildlife.

Land Trust Alliance...To save the places people need and love by strengthening land conservation across America.

League of Conservation Voters...works to turn environmental values into national, state and local priorities. LCV, as part of the Conservation Voter Movement along our state LCV partners, advocates for sound environmental laws and policies, holds elected officials accountable for their votes and actions, and elects pro-environment candidates who will champion our priority issues.

National Geographic Society...The National Geographic Society is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization that pushes the boundaries of exploration to further our understanding of our planet and empower us all to generate solutions for a more sustainable future.

National Parks Conservation Association... protecting and enhancing America's National Park System for present and future generations.

National Wildlife Federation ...We believe America’s experience with cherished landscapes and wildlife has helped define and shape our national character and identity for generations. Protecting these natural resources is a cause that has long united Americans from all walks of life and political stripes. To hunters, anglers, hikers, birders, wildlife watchers, boaters, climbers, campers, cyclists, gardeners, farmers, forest stewards, and other outdoor enthusiasts, this conservation ethic represents a sacred duty and obligation to protect and build upon our conservation heritage for the sake of wildlife, ourselves, our neighbors, and—most of all—for future generations.

Natural Resource Defense Council...NRDC works to safeguard the earth—its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.

Ocean Conservancy... Ocean Conservancy is working with you to protect the ocean from today’s greatest global challenges.
Together, we create science-based solutions for a healthy ocean and the the wildlife and communities that depend on it.

Polar Bears International...to conserve polar bears and the sea ice they depend on. Through media, science, and advocacy, we work to inspire people to care about the Arctic, the threats to its future, and the connection between this remote region and our global climate.

Rainforest Action Network... preserves forests, protects the climate and upholds human rights by challenging corporate power and systemic injustice through frontline partnerships and strategic campaigns.

Rocky Mountain Institute... (RMI)’s mission is to transform global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, and secure low-carbon future.

Stand.Earth...believes that protecting our planet is everyone’s business. Because of our work, environmentally responsible businesses and governments will thrive. Natural systems will be protected, and the people and wildlife that depend on them will prosper. Markets will be more transparent and ethical.

The Climate Reality Project...To catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every level of society.

The Nature Conservancy...to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.

UN Environment Programme...to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

Waterkeeper Alliance...strengthens and grows a global network of grassroots leaders protecting everyone’s right to clean water.

World Business Council for Sustainable Development...to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world by making more sustainable businesses more successful.

World Watch Institute...Through research and outreach that inspire action, the Worldwatch Institute works to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world that meets human needs. The Institute’s top mission objectives are universal access to renewable energy and nutritious food, expansion of environmentally sound jobs and development, transformation of cultures from consumerism to sustainability, and an early end to population growth through healthy and intentional childbearing.

World Wildlife Fund...to conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth.