Environmental Groups in Oregon

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Southern Oregon Climate Action Now
(SOCAN) – Coastal Chapter
Brookings

Mission: Southern Oregon Climate Action Now is a grassroots, volunteer, non-profit organization of area residents who care about climate change and have joined forces to take bold action against it. Through volunteer projects, we focus on reducing the impacts of Global Warming across Southern Oregon.

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North West

Association of Northwest Steelheaders
Milwaukie
503-653-4176
Mission: The Association of Northwest Steelheaders are anglers dedicated to enhancing and protecting fisheries and their habitats for today and tomorrow. Our programming and services include youth conservation education, angler education, protecting public access to waterways, and advocacy for fish and fishing. The Northwest Steelheaders serves all residents of the Pacific Northwest who value strong runs of salmon and steelhead, healthy waterways, and sport fishing.

Sierra Club – Oregon Chapter
Portland
503-238-0442
Mission: Protecting Oregon’s wild forests and high deserts, and all public lands, including the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, currently threatened to be downsized.
Stopping reckless fracked gas pipelines and export terminals, like the Jordan Cove terminal and Pacific Connector Pipeline.
Fighting for affordable clean energy solutions, led by those most impacted by climate injustice, through the Portland Clean Energy Fund (PCEF) city ballot initiative.

The Nature Conservancy in Oregon
Portland
503-802-8100
Mission: The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends, and for nearly 60 years, we’ve been working in Oregon to do just that. We’re bringing people together to solve the biggest conservation challenges of our time by transforming policy, inspiring communities to take action, protecting vital habitats and natural resources and improving livelihoods.

The Northwest Association of Environmental Professionals
Portland
Mission: To provide opportunities for and to encourage the professional development and recognition of members through meetings, conferences and other activities.

Oregon League of Conservation Voters
Portland
503-224-4011
Mission: The Oregon League of Conservation Voters is a non-partisan organization with a simple mission: To pass laws that protect Oregon’s environmental legacy, elect pro-environment candidates to office, and hold all of our elected officials accountable.

Ocean Conservancy
Portland
503-505-6577
Mission: Ocean Conservancy is working with you to protect our ocean from today’s greatest global challenges. Together, we create science-based solutions for a healthy ocean and the wildlife and communities that depend on it.

Sierra Club – Columbia Network
Portland
503-238-0442 x301
Mission: To explore, learn, enjoy, and protect our region’s land, air, and water.
Dedicated to preserving Central and Eastern Oregon’s environment, natural resources, and quality of life.

Willamette Riverkeeper
Portland
503-223-6418
Mission: Willamette Riverkeeper is a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and restoration of Oregon’s great Willamette River.
Our goal is to enable the Willamette River watershed to function more naturally with cold, clean water, and to provide a healthy habitat for fish and wildlife.

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

Izaak Walton League of America – Silverton Chapter
Silverton
503-873-2681
Mission: Silverton Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America has worked to protect the Natural Resources of the Silverton area and the state of Oregon. 

Tualatin Riverkeepers
Tualatin
503-218-2580
Mission: Tualatin Riverkeepers is a community-based organization that protects and restores the Tualatin River watershed. We build watershed stewardship through engagement, advocacy, restoration, access, and education

Izaak Walton League of America – Nehalem Valley Chapter
Vernonia
503-429-4062
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.

Southwest

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Rogue Riverkeeper
Ashland
541-488-9831
Mission: Rogue Riverkeeper is a non-profit, grassroots organization that works to protect and restore clean water and native fish in the waters of the Rogue.

Southern Oregon Climate Action Now (SOCAN) – Coastal Chapter
Brookings,
503-432-4245
Mission: Southern Oregon Climate Action Now is a grassroots, volunteer, non-profit organization of area residents who care about climate change and have joined forces to take bold action against it. Through volunteer projects, we focus on reducing the impacts of Global Warming across Southern Oregon.

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SOCAN
Medford
541-324-4501
Mission: Southern Oregon Climate Action Now is a grassroots, volunteer, non-profit organization of area residents who care about climate change and have joined forces to take bold action against it. Through volunteer projects, we focus on reducing the impacts of Global Warming across Southern Oregon.

Wild Rivers Land Trust
Port Orford
541-366-2130
Mission: Foster voluntary protection of our clean water, fish and wildlife habitat, working forests, farms and ranches, in partnership with landowners and communities through conservation, restoration, collaboration and education.

Central

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Juniper Group, Oregon Sierra Club
Bend
541-385-6908
Mission: Dedicated to preserving Central and Eastern Oregon’s environment, natural resources, and quality of life

West Central

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Sierra Club – Marys Peak Group
Corvallis
541-929-6272
Mission: To explore, learn, enjoy, and protect our region’s land, air, and water.

Sierra Club – Many Rivers Group
Eugene
Mission: To explore, learn, enjoy, and protect our region’s land, air, and water.

Izaak Walton League of America – Eugene Chapter
Eugene
Mission: The Eugene Chapter of the Izaak Walton League has worked to provide a safe and convenient place to practice shooting for local residents for over 50 years.

North Central

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CREATE, a Columbia Riverkeeper Affiliate
Hood River
503-791-4847
Mission: CREATe’s mission is to protect the health of the rich and productive Columbia River Estuary, the life it supports and the many livelihoods that depend upon it.

Columbia Riverkeeper
Hood River
541-387-3030
Mission: Columbia Riverkeeper works to protect, restore, & care for the Columbia River.

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.