Local Members



  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • American Littoral Society Works to protect and preserve marine life and habitat, defend the coast from harm and empower others to do the same through advocacy, education and conservation.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Teaneck Creek Conservancy A member-supported non-profit dedicated to the reclamation and protection of the environmental, cultural, and historical legacy of our watershed.

Central New Jersey

  • Monmouth Conservation Foundation Creating Parks, Saving Open Space, Preserving Farmland, Teaching Environmental Sustainability, Safeguarding Waterways and Protecting Wildlife.

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.