350.org is an international environmental organization addressing the climate crisis. Its goal is to end the use of fossil fuels and transition to renewable energy. 350.org was founded in 2008 by Middlebury College professor and journalist Bill McKibben. Its name comes from McKibben's view that the world will not be safe from global warming unless the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere falls to 350 parts per million or below from the present total of 418 ppm.
Beyond Pesticides. 701 E. Street, SE, Suite 200; Washington, DC 20003; 202-543-5450; Fax: 202-543-4791. email@example.com; www.beyondpesticides.org. Founded in 1981, Beyond Pesticides works with allies in protecting public health and the environment to lead the transition to a world free of toxic pesticides. Beyond Pesticides believes that people must have a voice in decisions that affect them directly. We believe decisions should not be made for us by chemical companies or by decision makers who either do not have all the facts or refuse to consider them.
Environmental Voter Project (EVP). https://www.environmentalvoter.org. Goal is to bring environmental voter turnout to a tipping point of overwhelming demand for progressive environmental policies. Founded by Nathaniel Stinnett, offices in 26 states.
League of Women Voters of Massachusetts. 90 Canal St. Suite 415, Boston, MA 02114; Phone: 857-452-1715; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.lwvma.org. Membership is free for 1 year for students. Join your local group. League members work with Mass. legislators to propose, track progress, and ensure passage of environmental legislation. The League needs young, dedicated members to continue the fight for a safe and just environment.
Meadowscaping for Biodiversity (MS4B). 174 Moody St., Waltham, MA 02453; email@example.com; www.meadowmaking.org. MS4B offers environmental education programs for youth ages 7-19 and adults on native plants and installing native plant gardens and meadows. Their flagship program, the Youth Environmental Entrepreneurship Program, is an opportunity to spend six weeks outdoors in nature while learning how to run a business while planning and planting gardens for customers.
National Wildlife Federation. P.O. Box 1583, Merrifield, VA 22116-1583; 800-822-9919 https://www.nwf.org. Conservation organization founded in 1936 to protect wildlife through to increase America's fish and wildlife populations and enhance their capability to thrive in a rapidly changing world. Also offers signs for Certified Wildlife Habitats to individuals and organizations that meet specific habitat requirements.
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). firstname.lastname@example.org; www.nrdc.org. The Natural Resources Defense Council is a United States-based 501 non-profit international environmental advocacy group, with its headquarters in New York City and offices in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, New Delhi, Chicago, Bozeman, and Bejiing. “Help us safeguard the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the places we treasure.”
New England Grassroots Environment Fund. P.O. Box 611, Newmarket, NH 03857; 603-905-9915; www.grassrootsfund.org. Offers grants and training tools to help organizations increase grassroots participation in climate change, food justice, public health, and other environmental issues.
Pollinator Partnership. www.pollinatorpartnership.org. Protects pollinators and pollinator habitatthrough advocacy, publications, research, pollinator action teams, curriculum materials, memberships, andmore.http://pollinator.org/PDFs/ Signature initiatives include the NAPPC (North American Pollinator Protection Campaign), National Pollinator Week, and the Ecoregional Planting Guides. Sunrise Movement.https://www.sunrisemovement.org. Sunrise is a movement of young people fighting to stop the climate crisis. Sunrise is a movement to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process.Sunrise is building an army of young people to make climate change an urgent priority across America, end the corrupting influence of fossil fuel executives on our politics, and elect leaders who stand up for the health and wellbeing of all people. “We are ordinary young people who are scared about what the climate crisis means for the people and places we love. We are gathering in classrooms, living rooms, and worship halls across the country. Everyone has a role to play. Public opinion is already with us if we unite by the millions we can turn this into political power and reclaim our democracy.” Wild Ones
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. 628 NE Broadway, Ste. 200, Portland, OR 97232; 503-232-6639; Toll Free number: 855-232-6639; Fax: 503- 233-6794. Working with diverse partners to restore and expand habitat and further the science of pollinator conservation.
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