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1000 Friends of Oregon

Working with Oregonians to enhance our quality of life by building livable urban and rural communities, protecting family farms and forests, and conserving natural areas.

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American Farmland Trust

We're stopping the loss of American’s farmland to sprawling development. We work with communities on smarter growth that includes local family farms and we advocate environmentally healthy farming practices.

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American Forests

Funding private and public land reforestation projects; providing satellite imagery of tree loss to cities; educating the public on the value of trees and forests.

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American Rivers

Protecting and restoring healthy natural rivers and the variety of life they sustain for the benefit of people, fish, and wildlife.

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African Wildlife Foundation

Protecting elephants, mountain gorillas, and other endangered species through innovative, practical programs developed with the people of Africa.

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Arbor Day Foundation

We inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees. A national leader in tree planting and care, nature education for young children, community forestry, and conservation. Promotes Arbor Day and manages Arbor Day Farm.

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Audubon Society of Portland

Our mission is to promote the enjoyment, understanding and protection of native birds, other wildlife and their habitats.

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Bark

Bark's mission is to transform Mt. Hood National Forest into a place where natural processes prevail, where wildlife thrives and where local communities have a social, cultural, and economic investment in its restoration and preservation.

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Beyond Pesticides/National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides

Preventing pesticide poisoning of our environment, homes, workplaces, schools, food, and water through a practical information clearinghouse on toxic hazards and non-chemical pest control.

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Beyond Toxics

Beyond Toxics works to guarantee environmental protections and health for all communities and residents. We expose root causes of toxic pollution and help communities find effective, lasting solutions.

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Bicycle Transportation Alliance

The BTA creates healthy, sustainable communities by making bicycling safe, convenient, and accessible.

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BRING Recycling

Helping people understand how the stuff we use shapes the planet we share.

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Center for Health, Environment Justice

Empowering families and communities to protect their health from the effects of toxic chemicals in drinking water, air, and food; assisting with information, community organizing, and coalition-building.

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Clean Water Fund

Creating neighborhood-based action and education programs that join citizens, businesses, and government for sensible solutions to ensure safe drinking water, pollution prevention, and resource conservation.

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Columbia Land Trust

Columbia Land Trust conserves and cares for vital lands, waters, and wildlife of the Columbia River region. We focus our work from the John Day River east of the Cascades to the Pacific Ocean, reaching about 50 miles from the Columbia into both Oregon and Washington.

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Columbia Riverkeeper

Columbia Riverkeeper works to protect and restore the water quality of the Columbia River and all life connected to it, from the headwaters to the Pacific Ocean.

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The Conservation Fund

Preserving America’s outdoor heritage of wetlands, wildlife habitat, greenways, and open space. 96% of funds go directly to mission; more than 3.4 million acres protected since 1985.

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Conservation International

Applying innovations in science, economics, policy, and community participation to protect the Earth’s richest regions of biodiversity, major tropical wilderness areas, and key marine ecosystems.

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Corvallis Environmental Center

The Corvallis Environmental Center’s mission is to educate, engage and inspire people to create a healthy, sustainable community.

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Defenders of Wildlife

Working since 1947 to save America’s precious wild animals and threatened habitat for our children and future generations through education, citizen action, and scientific research.

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Earth Day Network

Helping schools and communities around the world improve the health of their children and the environment through community service, education, campaigns, and events.

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Environmental Defense

Designing practical, long-term strategies to protect wildlife, natural resources, safeguard clean air, water, and human health. Employs scientists, economists and attorneys.

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Earthjustice

Earthjustice is a non-profit public interest law organization dedicated to protecting the magnificent places, natural resources, and wildlife of this earth, and to defending the right of all people to a healthy environment.

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Environment America Research & Policy Center

Environment America Research & Policy Center is dedicated to protecting our air, water and open spaces. We investigate problems, craft solutions, educate the public and decision-makers, and help the public make their voices heard in local, state and national debates over the quality of our environment and our lives.

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Environmental Law Institute

Creating solutions to protect people and nature through environmental law that works for the community. Independent and non-partisan.

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Environmental and Energy Study Institute

Developing and promoting innovative policies on climate change, clean air, transportation, renewable energy/efficiency technologies, and sprawl; promoting policymaker action through education, advocacy, and coalition-building.

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The Environmental Center

Our mission is to embed sustainability into daily life in Central Oregon.

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The Freshwater Trust

The Freshwater Trust is a not-for-profit organization that actively works to preserve and restore our freshwater ecosystems.

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Friends of the Earth

Striving to preserve our natural resources, advocating for public health protection, and working for environmental justice for all peoples throughout the world.

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Friends of Trees

We bring people together to plant and care for city trees and green spaces.

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Friends of the Columbia Gorge

Ensuring that the beautiful and wild Columbia Gorge remains a place apart, an unspoiled treasure for generations to come.

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Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics

FSEEE holds the Forest Service accountable for responsible land stewardship. We work to protect your national forests, wildlife habitat, wilderness, and rivers by reforming the U.S. Forest Service through advocacy, education, and whistleblower protection.

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Growing Gardens

Growing Gardens promotes home-scale organic food gardening to help people grow their own food. In back yards and school yards, we work with families and kids to improve nutrition, health and self-reliance while enhancing the quality of life and the environment for individuals and communities in Portland, Oregon.

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Greenbelt Land Trust

Protecting lands in the mid-Willamette Valley

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Hells Canyon Preservation Council

Protecting and restoring the wild lands and habitats of the Hells Canyon-Wallowa and Blue Mountain Ecosystems through direct advocacy, public education, and the creation of science-based policy.

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Institute for Applied Ecology

The mission of the Institute for Applied Ecology is to conserve native ecosystems through restoration, research and education.

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Izaak Walton League of America

Working to protect America’s air, waters, woods, and wildlife habitat through education, advocacy, and fostering strong outdoor ethics. Constituents are solutions-oriented conservationists and outdoor enthusiasts.

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The Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education and Conservation

Works to create healthy ecosystems, promote sustainable livelihoods and nurture new generations of committed, active citizens around the world.

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KS Wild

KS Wild is an advocate for the forests, waters, and wildlife of the Klamath and Rogue River basins of southwest Oregon and northwest California. We use environmental law, science, collaboration, education, and grassroots organizing to defend healthy ecosystems and help build sustainable communities.

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Land Trust Alliance

Helping people protect undeveloped land such as forests, farms, open spaces, waters, natural and historic areas in their community; leading, training, and educating 1,600 land conservation groups.

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McKenzie River Trust

The McKenzie River Trust protects and cares for special lands and the rivers that flow through them in western Oregon. We are committed to a future in which intact, functioning ecosystems provide clean water, abundant fish and wildlife, and productive natural landscapes throughout western Oregon.

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National Fish & 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.

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National Parks Conservation Association

Preserving national parks from the Grand Canyon to Gettysburg; protecting endangered wildlife and cultural sites; promoting new parks; and defending against pollution, inappropriate development, and overcrowding.

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National Wildlife Federation

NWF connects people to wildlife through education and outreach, inspiring them to protect, preserve, and restore America's natural resources for wildlife and for our children’s future.

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Native Plant Society of Oregon

Dedicated to the enjoyment, conservation, and study of Oregon’s native plants and habitats.

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Natural Resources Defense Council

Defending embattled wilderness, rivers, clean air, coasts, and wildlife across America and around the globe. Saved Baja’s whales, Canada’s spirit bears, and California’s sequoias.

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The Nature Conservancy in Oregon

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. The Nature Conservancy has helped protect more than 500,000 acres of important habitats in Oregon.

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Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides

The Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP) combines outreach, education, advocacy and organizing to protect community and environmental health and inspire the use of ecologically sound solutions to reduce the use of pesticides.

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Northwest Earth Institute

Since 1993, NWEI has been leading the curious and the motivated to take responsibility for Earth. Our proven process of connection, reflection and action changes you for good. Through discussion courses and the annual EcoChallenge, we help you engage your community in meaningful conversations that lead to “Aha!” moments about the way you live, work, create and consume. The result is a life that is simpler, richer, and better--for you and for Earth.

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The Ocean Conservancy

Protects marine wildlife. Promotes marine sanctuaries. Conserves fisheries. Prevents ocean pollution. Achieves goals through volunteer networks, public education and science-based advocacy.

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Oceana

Oceana is the largest international organization working solely to protect the world’s oceans.

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Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center

Promoting ancient forest stewardship through educational experiences inspired by Opal Creek's natural and cultural history.

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OLCV Education Fund

OLCV Education Fund empowers Oregon's environmental movement by giving Oregonians the knowledge and skills they need to be effective advocates for the environment. Our largest programs are coordinating the Oregon Conservation Network, a statewide coalition of environmental groups that promotes environmental protection in the Oregon Legislature, and coordinating Regional Conservation Networks focused on local and regional government bodies and voter engagement efforts.

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Oregon Environmental Council

Our mission is to advance innovative, collaborative solutions to Oregon's environmental challenges for today and future generations.

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Oregon Natural Desert Association

Oregon Natural Desert Association (ONDA) exists to protect, defend and restore Oregon’s high desert. Working in partnership with more than 4,000 members and supporters, ONDA is the only group dedicated exclusively to the preservation of Oregon’s high desert.

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Oregon State Parks Foundation

Oregon State Parks Foundation is the only statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing Oregon state parks. We work to enrich the park experience for generations to come.

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Oregon Wild

Protecting and restoring Oregon’s wildlands, wildlife, and water. Current campaigns focus on permanent protection of wilderness, old-growth forests, and Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuges.

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Pacific Rivers Council

Our mission is to protect and restore rivers, their watersheds, and the native aquatic species that depend on them. We do this for the benefits that healthy watersheds provide to present and future generations--as well as for the intrinsic virtues of the rivers themselves.

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The Peregrine Fund

Saving eagles, condors, falcons, and other endangered birds through research, breeding, and conservation programs; preserving rainforests; educating children and adults about nature and science.

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Pesticide Action Network North America

Working to eliminate poisonous pesticides; linking consumer, labor, health, environment, and agriculture groups internationally to advance safer, ecologically sound pest control alternatives.

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Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Converting 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.

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Rainforest Alliance

Protecting the environment and rainforest for people, plants and animals. Since 1987, has improved lives of 65,000+ farm workers and conserved 30,000,000+ acres in 60+ countries.

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Recycling Advocates

Formed in 1987, Recycling Advocates is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the mission to involve people in creating a sustainable future through local efforts to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Our membership is comprised of conservation-minded citizens and waste prevention professionals.

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Rocky Mountain Institute

Delivering practical information that helps citizens, businesses, and governments save energy and natural resources, prevent pollution, and strengthen communities through increased efficiency and innovative technologies.

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Scenic America

Scenic America is the only national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated solely to preserving and enhancing the visual character of America's communities and countryside.

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River Network

River Network’s mission is to empower and unite people and communities to protect and restore rivers and other waters that sustain the health of our country. We work for the day when all people feel responsibility for their local river, lake, wetland or bay and have the capacity to effectively protect those resources.

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Renewable Northwest Project

RNP's Mission: Promote the expansion of environmentally responsible renewable energy resources in the Northwest. RNP's Vision: Make new, clean energy a reality. Our economy depends on it. Our climate and quality of life rely on it. Join us!

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The Sierra Club Foundation

Fighting to preserve wilderness and protect environmental quality worldwide through a powerful combination of education, scientific research, publishing, and litigation.

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Surfrider Foundation

Protecting and preserving the world’s oceans, waves, and beaches through conservation, activism, research, and education. Activities include water quality monitoring, environmental education, and grassroots activism.

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Solar Oregon

Solar Oregon is a non-profit organization providing education and community outreach to encourage Oregonians to choose solar energy. Solar energy - Oregon's most abundant renewable resource.

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The Student Conservation Association

Volunteering in parks, forests, and refuges nationwide to build trails, save wildlife, and help visitors. Over 1,200,000 hours of environmental service yearly, with high school and college.

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Trust For Public Land

The Trust for Public Land conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, gardens and other natural places, ensuring livable communities for generations to come.

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Tualatin Riverkeepers

Tualatin Riverkeepers empowers people in our community to protect, restore and enjoy the river, streams and wetlands. Tualatin Riverkeepers builds watershed stewardship through public education, access to nature, citizen involvement and advocacy.

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Union of Concerned Scientists

Working on solutions to reduce air pollution and global warming, protect biodiversity, prevent nuclear proliferation, and ensure a sustainable, safe food system.

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WaterWatch of Oregon

Restoring and protecting flows in Oregon’s rivers for the fish, wildlife and people who depend on them.

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The Wetlands Conservancy

Protecting and conserving Oregon’s wetlands; training, educating, and providing assistance to landowners, groups and businesses to increase conservation of wetlands.

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The Wilderness Society

Protecting America’s special wild places from development. Areas include parks, forests, wildlife refuges and other wilderness areas, which belong to all Americans.

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Wildlife Conservation Society

In the Pacific West region, WCS' goal is to save wildlife and wild lands through conservation of natural ecosystem processes needed to sustain healthy wildlife populations, with special emphasis on large, diverse ecosystems unique to the Pacific West.

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Willamette Riverkeeper

Our mission is to make the Willamette River Watershed healthy for fish and wildlife, and safe for fishing and swimming, forever and for all.

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World Wildlife Fund

Protecting endangered wildlife and their threatened habitats by providing emergency assistance and long-term support to parks, nature preserves, and anti-poaching activities on five continents.

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