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Environmental Groups in Michigan

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Michigan Environmental Council
517-487-9539
Mission: Michigan Environmental Council drives the environmental agenda in Michigan.  We develop innovative policy ideas; communicate them to key audiences in a compelling fashion; and engage our members, community leaders and residents as effective local advocates for shared goals.  By leading powerful, diverse collaborations, we inspire state leaders to adopt pioneering solutions that set a global standard for environmental leadership.

Environmental Groups in Southeast Michigan

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Michigan League of Conservation Voters
Ann Arbor
734-222-9650
Mission: By working together we can make protecting Michigan’s land, air, and water political priorities once again.

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

Sierra Club – Huron Valley Group
Ann Arbor
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 these objectives. Since its founding in 1892, the Sierra Club has been our nation’s most effective defender of wilderness and the environment.

Izaak Walton League of America- Dwight Lydell Chapter 
Belmont
616-363-7346
Mission: protecting our environment and educate the public about the importance preventing air, water, and land pollution. To promote policies and activities that preserve our environment

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

Sierra Club – Crossroads Group
Brighton
810-588-6077
Mission: To get people outside to enjoy the natural world leading to their understanding and desire to protect it for our families and for our future.

Sierra Club – Detroit Inspiring Connections Outdoors (ICO)
Detroit
248-291-5089
Mission: Fostering connections between youth, community, and nature through leadership training, gear libraries, and access to campgrounds in Detroit.

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

Sierra Club – Nepessing Group
Flint
989-624-5038
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 these objectives. 

Sierra Club – Southeast Michigan Group
Royal Oak
248-425-4934
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 these objectives.

Detroit Riverkeeper
Taylor
734-288-3889
Mission: The Friends of the Detroit River envisions an ever improving quality of life for people, plants and animals in southeast Michigan and southwest Ontario. We will do that through the development of a balance of grass roots advocacy and staffed programs, forming an environmental group that watches and protects the Detroit River. Our efforts will include the creation of a highly visible resource center focusing on Detroit River issues, programs, research, policies and partnerships.

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Michigan Clean Water Action
East Lansing
517-203-0754
Mission: Clean Water Action is a national, statewide and local grassroots citizens’ organization dedicated to providing clean, safe, and affordable water, preventing pollution, creating environmentally safe jobs and getting people involved in the democratic process. We are Michigan’s largest environmental organization with over 235,000 members and we are growing everyday.

Sierra Club – Spartan
East Lansing
Mission: Spartan Sierra Club works to explore, enjoy and protect our planet. Go green, live green, stay green.

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

Sierra Club – Greater Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids
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 these objectives.

Sierra Club – Greater Jackson Area
Jackson
Mission: To explore, protect and enjoy the planet, specifically the Mid Michigan area.

Michigan United Conservation Clubs
Lansing
517-371-1041
Mission: Michigan United Conservation Clubs is the largest statewide conservation organization in the nation. Founded in 1937, the organization’s mission is to unite citizens to conserve, protect, and enhance Michigan’s natural resources and outdoor heritage.

Sierra Club – Michigan Chapter
Lansing
517-484-2372
Mission: Explore, enjoy, and protect the planet. Right here in Michigan! 

The Nature Conservancy in Michigan
Lansing
517-316-0300
Mission: Stay connected to nature all-year round with our family-friendly fields trips, inspiring Conservation Cafés, and speaking engagements.

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

North Country Trail Association, Dakota Chapter
Lowell
616-897-5987
Mission: The mission of the North Country Trail Association (NCTA) is to develop, maintain, protect and promote the North Country National Scenic Trail as the premier hiking path across the northern tier of the United States through a trail-wide coalition of volunteers and partners. NCTA unites individuals, affiliated trail groups, local Chapters, corporate sponsors, and others linked in support of building and maintaining the NCT, and telling its story.

Sierra Club – Southwest Michigan Group
Portage
Mission: Explore, Enjoy, and Protect the Planet.

Sierra Club – Southeast Michigan Group
Royal Oak
248-425-4934
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 these objectives.

Environmental Groups in North Michigan

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Yellow Dog Riverkeeper
Big Bay
906-345-9223
Mission: Preserving the Yellow Dog Watershed in its most natural state for the use of the public, now, and for the benefit of future generations.

St. Clair Channelkeeper
Harrison 
586-764-2443

Sierra Club – Three Lakes Group
Sault Ste. Marie
906) 203-4118
Mission: Explore, enjoy and protect the planet!

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.