Environmental Organizations- Alabama
Alabama Environmental Council
- For more than 32 years, the Alabama Environmental Council (formerly the Alabama Conservancy) has been the only Alabama-based, statewide, non-profit, citizen-led organization committed to the protection and enhancement of our state’s natural resources and environment.
- The Alabama Ornithological Society (AOS) was founded in 1952 to foster a greater knowledge of birds and to promote conservation of all natural resources. The purpose of this site is to share information about birds and birding in Alabama, and to promote conservation of bird habitat.
Alabama Rivers Alliance
- Protect & restore Alabama’s rivers. To do this, we advocate smart water policy, organize at the grassroots level, and teach citizens how they can protect their water. Our goal is to achieve healthy rivers, healthy people, and a healthy system of government for the state of Alabama.
Alabama Water Watch: http://www.alabamawaterwatch.org/
Alabama Wetlands: http://www.samford.edu/schools/artsci/biology/wetlands/
Alabama Wildlife Federation: http://www.alabamawildlife.org/
Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network: http://www.asanonline.org/
- The Alabama Trails Association (ATA) is committed to connecting Alabama’s mountains to the Appalachian Trailby linking Alabama’s longest trail, the 100 mile Pinhoti (Pin-ho-tee), with the 2,250 mile long Appalachian Trail. It isour primary goal–our main reason for existing! We are an organization of 300 (and growing!) individuals andaffiliate groups concerned with the building and maintenance of hiking trails in our state.
- Oldest and largest non-profit conservation organizationin Alabama. The AWF was established by sportsmen in 1935 to promote the conservation and wise use of our wildlife and natural resources and to ensure a high quality of life for future generations of Alabamians.
- Located in Oak Mountain State Park, the Alabama Wildlife Rehabilitation Center is Alabama’s oldest and largest wildlife rehabilitation center. More than 3,000 injured and orphaned wild creatures are cared for each year, including almost 2,000 birds representing more than 100 species. Thousands more are aided across Alabama through the Center’s 24-hour Wildlife Hotline, which provides advice and assistance on all kinds of wildlife problems and
Audubon Society-Tennessee Valley Chapter
- Audubon Society serving the Limestone, Madison, and Morgan county area of North Alabama, including Huntsville, Decatur, Madison, and Athens.
- The Cahaba River Society was founded in 1988 to promote the understanding, appreciation, enjoyment, protection,and stewardship of Alabama’s longest free-flowing river; to secure the adoption of sound water resourcemanagement policies and programs at the local and state levels; and to facilitate the development of a strongnetwork of river conservation organizations across Alabama
Camp McDowell: http://www.campmcdowell.com/
David Ludder – Environmental Attorney: http://www.enviro-lawyer.com/
Discovering Alabama: http://www.discoveringalabama.com/
- Dog River Clearwater Revival (DRCR) is an unincorporated association of property owners, recreationalusers, commercial interests, and other stakeholders concerned with environmental issues affecting DogRiver. It is a grassroots movement whose goal is to protect and restore the river.
Ducks Unlimited-Alabama Chapter
- From the very start, DU focused its conservation efforts on Canada’s prairie breeding grounds. Today, a majority of DU’s habitat conservation work continues on upland nesting sites and shallow wetlands located within the Prairie Pothole region of the north-central U.S. and south-central Canada, where 70 percent of North America’s ducks are produced.
- NAAQS. NOx. PM. VOC. WQS. TMDL. UAA. ONRW. OAW. MB-NEP. CCMP. MS4. ACT. ACF. BMU. MRBC. UST.Are these acronyms unfamiliar? Not for long. Each is loaded with implications for Alabama’sfuture environmental programs, the regulators administering those programs, the regulatedcommunity, and private citizens.
- Environmental Awareness Organization (EAO)Do you want to see more recycling options at Auburn University? Are you satisfied with essentially having no campus wide reclycling of aluminum and one rotating trailer for newspaper and office paper? This is our opportunity to find out what we can do to change this situation. Don’t let apathy get the best of you – come and learn about what we can do to make a change!
Fresh Air Family:
- With scenic beauty unsurpassed in Alabama – jagged cliffs, waterfalls, whitewater, smooth flowingsections, and sandy beaches – this mountain stream flows freely through Etowah, Marshall, and Blount Counties to form theBlack Warrior River in northwest Jefferson County. The Locust Fork river is listed in the top 2% of the nation’s rivers with”outstandingly remarkable” values.
- Established in 1987, the Land Trust of Huntsville and North Alabama is anon-profit land conservation group. We are dedicated to the preservationof natural areas and the planned development of our community. Thisenhances the quality of life and fosters economic prosperity. We hold avariety of natural areas throughout Madison County in trust for thecommunity. This land provides easy access to nature within our urbanenvironment.
Jones Valley Urban Farm: http://www.jvuf.org/
Mobile Baykeeper: http://www.mobilebaykeeper.org
Rivers of Alabama: http://www.riversofalabama.org/
Smith Lake Environmental Preservation Committee: http://www.slepc.org/
Southern Environmental Center: http://www.southernenvironment.org
Wild South: www.wildsouth.org