Members by Location

Statewide

  • Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions A statewide non-profit organization that works with citizens and local officials to promote the public interest in long-term natural resource protection and sustainable development.
  • El Comite De Apoyo A Los Trabajadores Agricolas (CATA) CATA is a farmworker organization that, for twenty-seven years, has facilitated farmworker organizing efforts so that they can achieve social, economic, and environmental justice.
  • Clean Water Fund We all live downstream… Neighborhood-based action, education programs which join citizens, businesses, government for sensible solutions ensuring safe drinking water, pollution prevention, resource conservation.
  • Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey Works to protect New Jersey’s rare and imperiled wildlife and the habitats they depend on through research, education, habitat restoration, and community outreach.
  • Eastern Environmental Law Center The clinic, funded predominately from contributions, empowers citizens to promote public health and protect New Jersey’s environment through legal and technical advice, strategy and representation.
  • Environmental Education Fund The Environmental Education Fund provides mentoring and resources to help organizations hold engaging programs that foster environmental education through film, discussions and multimedia events.
  • Isles, Inc. ISLES, Inc. enables urban residents to learn about and value the environment through hands-on improvements and education projects in schools, parks and neighborhoods.
  • New Jersey Audubon Society Conservation, education, and research efforts foster environmental awareness among NJ citizens to protect wildlife/plants, especially threatened and endangered species, and promote natural habitat preservation.
  • New Jersey Conservation Foundation New Jersey Conservation Foundation protects lands through acquisition and stewardship, strong land use policies and strategic partnerships.

New Jersey Coastline

  • Clean Ocean Action Clean Ocean Action is a coalition-based organization that uses research, education, and citizen action to stop ocean pollution off the NJ/NY coast.
  • NY/NJ Baykeeper Focuses on preservation and conservation of the water and waterways of the Hudson-Raritan Estuary including advocacy for open space, water quality and the environment.
  • Save Barnegat Bay A not-for-profit environmental group working to conserve undeveloped natural land and clean water throughout the Barnegat Bay watershed.
  • Surfrider Foundation Protects and preserves the world’s oceans, waves and beaches through conservation, activism, research and education. Activities include water quality monitoring, environmental education and grassroots activism.
  • Wetlands Institute, The Pioneers education, research and conservation efforts to promote appreciation and understanding of the vital role wetlands and coastal ecosystems play in the survival of life.

Northern New Jersey

  • Flat Rock Brook Nature Association Protects the lands under their supervision as a natural plant and animal sanctuary. Provides a natural environment for trail walks, nature study and other activities.
  • Friends of Liberty State Park Coordinate activities and programs to benefit the mental, emotional, and spiritual health of park users and to protect, improve and beautify this great urban state park.
  • Greater Newark Conservancy Support NJ’s urban communities in creating environmentally safe neighborhoods through grassroots education, training, community organizing, preservation, improvement of open space, revitalization, beautification and job training.
  • Hackensack Riverkeeper Through advocacy, education, action and enforcement, Hackensack Riverkeeper promotes Clean Water, Open Space and Smart Growth in the Hackensack River watershed and Newark Bay Complex.
  • Land Conservancy of New Jersey Preserves northern NJ’s open spaces through its Preservation, Stewardship and Education programs, emphasizing critical watersheds, scenic & historic landscapes, wildlife habitat and important recreation areas.
  • NY – NJ Trail Conference A coalition of 10,000 individual and 100 organizational members dedicated to protecting and promoting a 1,650-mile network of foot trails throughout greater metropolitan New York.
  • Passaic River Coalition Advocates to improve and protect our water quality, promote river restoration and reduce flooding, and preserve envrionmentally important lands, through public outreach.

Central New Jersey

Southern New Jersey

  • Pinelands Preservation Alliance The Pinelands Preservation Alliance preserves the last remaining open space between Boston and Virginia.
  • Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge: 174 acre wildlife refuge, wildlife rehabilitation hospital and environmental education center whose mission is to serve as a community resource on the importance of protecting and enhancing healthy ecosystems for all.

National Members

  • African Wildlife Foundation Foremost authority on African Wildlife dedicated to protecting elephants, mountain gorillas and other unique species through innovative, practical programs developed with the people of Africa.
  • Alaska Conservation Foundation Premier link between individual donors nationwide and Alaska’s conservation organizations. Protects Alaska’s wilderness and wildlife habitats by funding the best local environmental groups and programs.
  • Alliance to Save Energy Advances energy efficiency as the best solution for achieving environmental, economic and energy security goals.
  • Amazon Conservation Association Half of the Amazon rainforest could be lost by 2030. With your help, we can ensure these critical forests and their inhabitants continue to thrive.
  • Amazon Conservation Team Works in partnership with indigenous people to conserve biodiversity, culture and improve health in tropical America – in particular, the Amazon.
  • American Bird Conservancy Protects/restores habitat, eliminates top threats, and saves endangered species throughout the Americas.
  • American Farmland Trust Stopping the loss of farmland to sprawling development. Working with communities on smarter growth that includes local family farms. Advocating environmentally healthy farming practices.
  • American Forests Funds private and public land reforestation projects; provides satellite imagery of tree loss to cities; educates the public on the value of trees and forests.
  • American Rivers Working to protect and restore America’s rivers and foster a river stewardship ethic; ensuring safe drinking water, recreational opportunities, and preserving fish and wildlife habitat.
  • American Solar Energy Society Educates Americans about renewable energy through SOLAR TODAY magazine, the annual National Solar Tour, the National Solar Conference, chapters and member opportunities.
  • As You Sow To promote corporate environmental and social responsibility including expanding public awareness on issues relating to climate change, sustainability, environmental health, and the levels of toxic ingredients in consumer products.
  • Bat Conservation International Bats, and the habitats they rely on, urgently need your assistance. Help save these remarkable and vulnerable animals through our education, conservation and research efforts.
  • Beyond Pesticides Prevents pesticide poisoning of our environment, homes, workplaces, schools, food, and water through a practical information clearinghouse on toxic hazards and non-chemical pest control.
  • Born Free USA Works to end the suffering of wild animals in captivity, rescue individual animals in need, protect wildlife, including endangered species, and encourage compassionate conservation globally.
  • Carbonfund.org Foundation Carbonfund.org supports third-party validated renewable energy, energy efficiency and reforestation projects in the United States and around the world that reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
  • Center for Creative Land Recycling The Pioneering the cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated and vacant properties to protect public health, grow local economies and preserve our environment for generations to come.
  • Center for Health, Environment and Justice Empowers families protecting their children, and communities protecting public health, from toxic chemicals in drinking water, air, food. Assists with information, community organizing and coalition-building.
  • Children’s Environmental Health Network National multi-disciplinary organization and whose mission is to protect the developing child from environmental health hazards and promote a healthier environment.
  • City Parks Alliance Grows great parks across America, providing critical support and advocacy so that all urban residents have access to parks and recreational spaces.
  • Conservation International Using a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, CI empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature for humanity’s long-term well being.
  • 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.
  • Earth Day Network To broaden and diversify the environmental movement worldwide and mobilize it as an effective vehicle to build a healthy and sustainable planet for future generations.
  • Earth Island Institute Supports 65 projects worldwide that protect people’s health and the environment, including safeguarding our oceans, wildlife and habitat restoration, and adult/youth education and training.
  • EARTH University Foundation Supports the Costa Rico-based EARTH University to provide an environmental and agricultural education to students who commit to affecting positive change in their countries.
  • Earthjustice Nonprofit law organization working to preserve our nation’s natural heritage, protect our health, combat climate change and advance a clean energy future.
  • Earthworks Holds the oil, gas and mining industries accountable for the environmental damage they cause while protecting clean air, water, public health and people’s rights.
  • Ecologic Development Fund Empowers rural people to restore and protect tropical ecosystems. We envision rural people leading in the creation of a sustainable world for people and nature.
  • Environmental and Energy Study Institute Brings together diverse interests to educate Congress and promote solutions on clean energy, climate change, transportation, agriculture, and sprawl for a cleaner, healthier, safer future.
  • Environmental Defense Fund Environmental Defense’s scientists, economists and attorneys design practical, long-term strategies to protect wildlife and natural resources, and safeguard clean air, water and human health.
  • Environmental Integrity Project Advocates for enforcement of environmental laws and provides legal and technical resources for ordinary citizens facing David-vs-Goliath fights for clean air and water.
  • Environmental Law Institute Environmental law that works for you: community-based education + research on national problems = solutions to protect people and nature. Independent and non-partisan.
  • Food and Water Watch We work together with people to demand our right to safe food and clean water, and we fight for policies that prioritize safety over profits.
  • Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics Seeks the preservation of ecological values and biological diversity in our National Forests through education and advocating for reforms of the Forest Service’s management practices.
  • Forest Stewardship Council Promotes environmentally sound, socially beneficial and economically prosperous management of the world’s forests. FSC is the gold standard in forest stewardship.
  • Friends of the Earth Strives to preserve our natural resources, advocate for public health protection and work for environmental justice for all peoples throughout the world.
  • Friends of the National Zoo Hosts, engages and educates 2.3 million visitors annually. Provides critical funding and in-kind support for the National Zoo’s worldwide conservation research projects and operational expenses.
  • Galapagos Conservancy Through innovative science, local partnerships, and social science and policy research, Galapagos Conservancy works to conserve and protect the unique Galapagos marine and terrestrial ecosystems.
  • Green America Mobilizes consumers, investors, and businesses to end corporate abuse and shift our economy to one that is socially just and environmentally sustainable.
  • Green Corps, Inc Training a new generation of environmental leaders by working in communities with local groups to preserve forests, clean up our air and promote cleaner energy.
  • HawkWatch International Works to conserve our environment through education, long-term monitoring, and scientific research on raptors as indicators of ecosystem health.
  • Institute for Transportation and Development Policy Promotes environmentally sustainable and socially equitable transportation solutions that reduce carbon emissions and improve livability in cities worldwide.
  • Izaak Walton League of America Solutions-oriented conservationists – hunters, anglers, outdoor recreationists – working to protect America’s air, waters, woods, and wildlife habitat through education, advocacy and fostering strong outdoor ethics.
  • Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Works to create healthy ecosystems, promote sustainable livelihoods and nurture new generations of committed, active citizens around the world.
  • Land Trust Alliance Helping people protect undeveloped land in their communities — saving our forests, farms, waters, historic and natural areas. Leads, trains, and educates 1,500 land conservation groups.
  • League of Conservation Voters Education Fund Works to educate and mobilize citizens on critical environmental issues, to secure sound environmental policies, and to strengthen the capacity of the environmental movement.
  • Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics Teaches people how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly, and is the most widely accepted outdoor ethics program used on public lands.
  • National Arbor Day Foundation National leader in environmental education, nature education for children, conferences, community forestry, tree planting/care, conservation, and stewardship, celebrating Arbor Day and Arbor Day Farm.
  • National Aquarium More than an attraction, the Aquarium provides environmental education experiences and engages citizens in conservation projects that benefit the region’s watersheds and beyond.
  • National Audubon Society Combines its science, education, and policy expertise to protest and restore habitats and safeguard birds, other wildlife, and the natural resources that sustain us.
  • National Environmental Education Foundation Connect people to nature; Prepare the next generation; engage people every day; advance the field of environmental education.
  • National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Established by Congress, NFWF directs public conservation dollars to the most pressing environmental needs and matches those investments with private contributions.
  • National Forest Foundation Improving the health, productivity, and diversity of our national forests and grasslands through wildlife habitat conservation, watershed restoration, recreational enhancements and community-based forest stewardship programs.
  • National Parks Conservation Association Preserves national parks from the Grand Canyon to Gettysburg; protects endangered wildlife and cultural sites; promotes new parks; defends against pollution, inappropriate development and overcrowding.
  • National Wildlife Federation America’s conservation organization keeping wildlife in our future, protecting endangered species and habitats, and connecting children and adults with nature through education and action opportunities.
  • Natural Resources Defense Council NRDC defends 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.
  • The Nature Conservancy Buys and protects land to save our world’s rare plants and animals from extinction. Over 117 million acres protected — rainforests, prairies, wetlands, mountains, and beaches.
  • NatureServe Protecting Earth’s threatened creatures and natural places by developing scientific data to arm the stewards of our planet with knowledge that informs conservation decisions.
  • The Ocean Conservancy Through research, education and science-based advocacy, The Ocean Conservancy informs, inspires and empowers people to speak and act on behalf of the oceans.
  • Oceana Works internationally to protect marine wildlife and human health through programs to end pollution and destructive fishing practices, and to ensure vibrant, healthy oceans.
  • The Peregrine Fund Saves eagles, condors, falcons, and other endangered birds through research, breeding and conservation programs. Helps preserve rainforests. Educates children and adults about nature and science.
  • Physicians for Social Responsibility Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, PSR works to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival.
  • Rainforest Alliance Protects endangered forest ecosystems and the people that depend on them by transforming land use, business practices and consumer behavior.
  • Restore America’s Estuaries Works to preserve the nation’s network of estuaries by protecting and restoring the lands and waters essential to the richness and diversity of coastal life.
  • Rocky Mountain Institute We drive the efficient and restorative use of resources to create a world thriving, verdant, and secure, for all, forever.
  • The Conservation Fund The nation’s most effective and efficient conservation organization – protecting working landscapes, wildlife habitat and recreation sites – with 95% of funds going directly to mission.
  • The Sierra Club Foundation Fights to preserve wilderness and protect environmental quality worldwide through a powerful combination of education, scientific research, publishing, and litigation.
  • Sustainable Harvest International Provides farming families in Central America with the training and tools to preserve tropical forests and overcome poverty-all through sustainable agriculture.
  • The 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.
  • Union of Concerned Scientists Scientists and citizens together putting rigorous science to work reducing the effect of global warming, preventing nuclear proliferation, and ensuring a sustainable, safe food system.
  • The WILD Foundation Protecting wilderness and wildlife internationally while helping communities participate in and benefit from wild nature through on-the-ground field projects, policy and research, and communications.
  • The Wilderness Society Protects wilderness and inspires Americans to care for our wild places, preserving our rich natural legacy for current and future generations.
  • Wilderness Conservation Society Saves endangered species and threatened ecosystems in 60 countries, teaches ecology and inspires care for wildlife through the Bronx Zoo and national science education programs.
  • Wild Dolphin Project The longest underwater dolphin study in the world, documenting the lives and behavior of two species of resident Bahamian dolphins.
  • Wildlife Habitat Council Promotes and certifies habitat conservation and management on working lands through partnerships and education.
  • World Resources Institue A global environmental think tank providing independent research, policy analysis, and on-the-ground action to build solutions to urgent environmental challenges.
  • World Wildlife Fund Protects 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.
  • Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Inititative Connects and protects habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon so people and nature can thrive.