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Environmental Science Organizations

Local Government Environmental Assistance Network can be found at Local Government Environmental Assistance Network (LGEAN) is a "first-stop shop" providing environmental management, planning, funding, and regulatory information for local government elected and appointed officials, managers, and staff.      

American Water Works Association American Water Works Association can be found at The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is an international nonprofit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply in North America and beyond.

The Ecological Society of America can be found at The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of scientists founded in 1915 to: 1) promote ecological science by improving communication among ecologists, 2) raise the public's level of awareness of the importance of ecological science, 3) increase the resources available for the conduct of ecological science, and 4) ensure the appropriate use of ecological science in environmental decision making by enhancing communication between the ecological community and policy makers.

The National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) can be found at

The Environment Directory list of environmental organizations and search engine can be found at

The Student Conservation Association The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is a leader in national resource conservation, providing service opportunities, outdoor skills and leadership training to thousands of young women and men each year. In all 50 states, high school, college, graduate students and others join together through SCA to care for national parks and forests, historic and cultural resources, and urban green spaces.

North American Association for Environmental Education The North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) is a network of professionals, students, and volunteers working in the field of environmental education throughout North America and in over 55 countries around the world. Since 1971, the association has promoted environmental education and supported the work of environmental educators.

National Wildlife Federation Established in 1936, the National Wildlife Federation inspires Americans to protect wildlife for the future. The NEF represents four million members and supporters join through affiliated wildlife organizations in 47 states and territories.

The Nature Conservancy The Nature Conservancy is a leading international, nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the diversity of life on earth. The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on earth by protecting the land and water they need to survive.

The Sierra Club The Sierra Club has more than 750,000 members who are inspired by nature and work together to protect our communities and the planet. The club is Americas oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization.