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Peconic Baykeeper
Hampton Bays
631-653-4804
Mission: We work to reverse the environmental degradation of the past and promote new strategies and policies to protect water quality by strengthening clean water laws and holding polluters accountable.

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

Natural Resources Defense Council in NEW YORK
New York
212-727-2700
Mission: Opened in 1989 and retrofit in 2010, NRDC’s LEED-certified headquarters is housed in an Art Deco building in the city’s Flatiron District. Our five-floor space uses about one-third of the energy of a conventional office thanks to abundant natural light, thermal-paned windows, and highly efficient lighting. The space is also powered entirely by renewable energy sources, including solar and wind.

The Nature Conservancy in New York
New York
212-997-1880
Mission: The Nature Conservancy was born with the purchase of Mianus River Gorge Preserve in 1955 right here in New York. Since then, we have conserved more than 815,000 acres across the state. We continue to be a conservation leader and are proud to have been the first state program to establish programs to make our water cleaner, our oceans healthier and our cities thriving.

New York League of Conservation Voters
New York
212-361-6350
Mission: We fight climate change, conserve land and water, and protect public health in New York State through political action.

The Climate Reality Project: New York City Metro, NY Chapter
New York
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: Pace University Chapter
New York
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: Columbia University Chapter
New York
Mission: Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every level of society.

Hudson Riverkeeper
Ossining
914-478-4501
Mission: Riverkeeper is a member-supported watchdog organization dedicated to defending the Hudson River and its tributaries and protecting the drinking water supply of nine million New York City and Hudson Valley residents.

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

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

The Climate Reality Project: Suffolk County, NY Chapter
Riverhead
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: Stony Brook University Chapter
Stony Brook
Mission: Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every level of society.

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Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper
Buffalo
716-852-7483
Mission: Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper® protects and restores our water and surrounding ecosystems for the benefit of current and future generations. We protect clean water. We restore the health of ecosystems. We connect people to water. We inspire economic growth and community engagement.

The Climate Reality Project: Chautauqua County, NY Chapter
Mayville
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 New York

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Izaak Walton League of America – Central New York Chapter
Cazenovia
315-655-2752
Mission: The Central New York Chapter has worked to conserve, maintain, protect, and restore central New York’s soil, air, woodlands, waters, and wildlife.

Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper
Clayton
315-686-2010
Mission: Founded in 1978, Save The River is a non-profit, member-supported environmental organization whose mission is to restore, preserve and protect the ecological integrity of the Upper St. Lawrence River through advocacy, education and research.

Izaak Walton League of America – The Cortland Chapter
Cortland
607-849-6718
Mission: For nearly 100 years, the Izaak Walton League has fought for clean air and water, healthy fish and wildlife habitat, and conserving special places for future generations.

Izaak Walton League of America – Lake Keuka Chapter
Penn Yan
315-536-0539
Mission: For nearly 100 years, the Izaak Walton League has fought for clean air and water, healthy fish and wildlife habitat, and conserving special places for future generations.

Izaak Walton League of America – Rome Chapter
Rome
315-336-2460
Mission: For nearly 100 years, the Izaak Walton League has fought for clean air and water, healthy fish and wildlife habitat, and conserving special places for future generations.

Seneca Lake Guardian, a Waterkeeper Affiliate
Watkins Glen
607-769-4639
Mission: Seneca Lake Guardian is a New York State Not-for-Profit Corporation with 501(c)(3) and is dedicated to preserving and protecting the health of the Finger Lakes, its residents and visitors, its rural community character, and its agricultural and tourist related businesses through public education, citizen participation, engagement with decision makers, and networking with like-minded organizations.

Izaak Walton League of America – Utica Chapter
Westmoreland
315-853-1066
Mission: For nearly 100 years, the Izaak Walton League has fought for clean air and water, healthy fish and wildlife habitat, and conserving special places for future generations.

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Environmental Advocates of New York
Albany
518-462-5526
Mission: Environmental Advocates is the leading environmental government watchdog in Albany, and your voice for the environment, conservation, wildlife, and public health in New York State. Since 1969, we have been at the center of every major environmental battle, including:
Enhancing statewide protections of our environment & wildlife
Combating climate change while developing green energy technologies
Reducing waste & leveraging new financial support for conservation efforts
Cleaning up polluted lands & getting those properties back on tax rolls
Every day in the state capital, decisions are made that have lasting consequences for the health of all New Yorkers. Environmental Advocates is ever-vigilant, monitoring state government’s actions, advocating for the policies and practices that will protect our environment and defeating regressive measures that seek to roll back hard-won conservation victories.

Sierra Club – Atlantic Chapter
Albany
518-426-9144
Mission: The Club’s mission is to practice and promote the responsible use of the earth’s ecosystems and resources while exploring and enjoying the planet and promoting education and preservation of the environment

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

Adirondack Affiliate, a Waterkeeper Affiliate
Lake George
518-668-9700
Mission: The FUND for Lake George is a not-for-profit, privately funded organization dedicated to the protection of Lake George. Formed in 1980, the FUND applies a science-guided approach to protection focused on Lake George water quality and the overall health of the Lake George watershed. The FUND pursues this mission through long-term scientific research, strategic advocacy, diverse partnerships, and direct investment. The FUND sponsors the Lake George Waterkeeper, among other programs. The FUND for Lake George is managed by a Board of Trustees, has a staff of three, and maintains an office in Lake George.

Lake George Waterkeeper
Lake George
518-668-9700
Mission: The mission of the Lake George Waterkeeper is to defend the natural resources of Lake George and its watershed by promoting compliance with existing laws, supporting scientific research and upholding sound engineering principles that provide for the common good of the community.

The Climate Reality Project: Northern Adirondack Region, NY
Plattsburgh
Mission: Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every level of society.

The Climate Reality Project: Hudson Valley and Catskill NY Chapter
Stone Ridge
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 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.