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Evan T. Little

Monday, August 13, 2007

Environmental Conservation Groups

WATER AND OCEAN SPECIFIC:
Heal the Bay - web-site
Heal the Bay is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to making Southern California coastal waters and watersheds, including Santa Monica Bay, safe, healthy and clean. We use research, education, community action and advocacy to pursue our mission.

Surfrider Foundation - web-site
The Surfrider Foundation is a grassroots, non-profit, environmental organization that works to protect our oceans, waves, and beaches.
South Orange County Chapter - web-site
Newport Beach Chapter - web-site
Huntington and Seal Beach Chapter - web-site

Orange County Coastkeeper - web-site
Since 1999, Orange County Coastkeeper's full-time staff, interns and volunteers have worked to identify and remedy pollution issues affecting local water bodies. Coastkeeper is an affiliate of the Waterkeeper Alliance, an international grassroots organization of 177 “Keepers”.



NATIVE AND SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPES:
California Native Plant Society - web-site
The mission of the California Native Plant Society is to increase understanding and appreciation of California's native plants and to conserve them and their natural habitats through education, science, advocacy, horticulture and land stewardship.

California Native Plant Society - web-site
The California Native Plant Society is an organization of laypeople and professionals united by an interest in the plants of California. It is open to all. Its principal aims are to preserve the native flora and to add to the knowledge of members of the public at large.



OPEN SPACE CONSERVATION GROUPS:
Bolsa Chica Conservancy - web-site
A non-profit, non-political organization established to ensure the preservation, restoration, and enhancement of the Bolsa Chica Wetlands in Huntington Beach, CA.

Nature Reserve of Orange County - web-site
Our mission is to ensure the persistence of Reserve's natural communities, including full spectrum of native plant and animal species, through the protection, study and restoration of native habitats and natural processes.

Canyon Land Conservation Fund - web-site
A local 501(C)-3 organization dedicated to preserving the last remaining wild lands on the western edge of the Cleveland National Forest in Orange County, California.

Laguna Canyon Foundation - web-site
A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, protecting and enhancing the South Coast Wilderness.

Back to Natives - web-site
Dedicated to the restoration and conservation of Orange County and California wildlands, through education and restoration programs featuring native plants as a centralizing theme. BNR promotes native plants, as well as habitat restoration and preservation by offering habitat restoration services and environmental education.
Through community outreach and education, Back to Natives strives to involve the community in the process of ecological restoration and conservation. We believe that a little “ecological enlightenment” and a chance to “get your hands dirty” is the best way to improve relations between people and Nature.



STATEWIDE, NATIONAL, AND INTERNATIONAL GROUPS:
Sierra Club - web-site
The Sierra Club is the largest grassroots environmental organization. Outdoor activities range from day hikes, car camping, backpacking and skiing to trail building and maintenance.

American Cetacean Society - web-site
The American Cetacean Society protects whales, dolphins, porpoises, and their habitats through public education, research grants, and conservation actions.

Audubon Society - web-site
Orange County Audubon Society is a chapter of the National Audubon Society with 2,500 members in Central Orange County. Environmental education and awareness and lobbying for conservation issues are main activities.




Written by, Evan T. Little

Realtor®, EcoBroker®
Volkl Investments Inc.
949.939.9687 phone
evan@volklinvestmentsinc.com

My other blogs:
Going "Green" in Orange County
Orange County, CA Community
Real Estate in Orange County, CA

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