Georgia ConservancyThe Georgia Conservancy works to protect the environment while balancing the demands of social and economic progress. We teach current and future leaders how natural resource protection and economic growth are linked. We work in a variety of arenas to protect Georgia's water, air and natural areas.
Georgia Project Learning TreeSince its introduction in the early 1970s, Project Learning Tree (PLT) has been recognized as one of the premiersupplementary prekindergarten through grade 12environmental education programs in the world. Throughhands-on, interdisciplinary activities, PLT providesstudents with opportunities to investigate environmentalissues and encourages them to make informed,responsible decisions.
The Waste Stream JournalA waste reduction newsletter of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Georgia Environmental CouncilThe Georgia Environmental Council (GEC) was formed in 1968 as an umbrella organization for environmental groups in the state. The GEC is the thread that ties Georgia's environmental community together.
The Georgia Water & Pollution Control AssociationThe Georgia Water & Pollution Control Association, Inc. (GW&PCA) is a non-profit Association which was founded in 1932 and has grown into a membership of over 5,200 operators, owners, contractors, manufacturers' representatives, engineers, elected officials, industry representatives and others concerned with water resources. Our chief purpose is to Educate and assist those who have an interest in water and wastewater in our state.
Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful,Inc.You and others in your community decide to adopt a stream, river, lake, or other waterbody. Choose what type ofactivities you would like to participate in and send us the registration form. We will send you information and help youidentify local adoption areas. It all starts with you! Water is a finite resource. For centuries water has been recognized forits life sustaining qualities. What we misuse or abuse, we can never replace.
The Georgia Lakes SocietyA non-profit organization promoting the understanding, protection, restoration andcomprehensive management of lakes, reservoirs, wetlands, and their watersheds.GLS is a chapter of the North American Lake Management Society.
DNRPrivate landowners in Georgia can take advantage of the many opportunities to mange their land for wildlife by signing up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) from Jan.18 to Feb. 11. Since 1996, private landowners have improved more than 160,000 acres of land for Georgia's wildlife resources through CRP, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).
Upper Chattahoochee RiverkeeperOur mission is to advocate and secure the protection of the Chattahoochee River, it's tributaries and watersheds.
Atlanta AudobunThe mission of the Atlanta Audubon Society is to promote the enjoyment and understanding of birds and to conserve and restore the ecosystems that support them.
Environmental Fund For GeorgiaThe Environmental Fund for Georgia represents 22 of the state's leading environmental organizations and serves as a central funder and resource for Georgia's environmental community. EFG works in partnership with businesses to integrate the environment into their workplace giving campaigns and offer employees an opportunity to help safeguard the health of Georgia's environment and its citizens.
Georgia Wildlife FederationIn February 1936, President Franklin D. Roosevelt initiated an American WildlifeConference in Washington, DC. Over 2,000 conservationists and biologists gathered to discuss the future of America's wildlife. The results of this meeting generated the formation of the General Wildlife Federation (now the National Wildlife Federation) andcooperation among the states "to stop other forms of our wildlife from going the way of the Passenger Pigeon". In the monthsfollowing, thirty-eight states, including Georgia, formed state wildlife organizations to restore and conserve America's wildlife. Thus, the Georgia Wildlife Federation was formed.
Georgia Soil and Water Conservation CommissionThe 1994 Amendments to Georgia's Erosion and Sedimentation Act specify that local soil and water conservation districts, assisted by the State Soil and Water Conservation Commission, provide an overview of cities and counties which are certified issuing authorities. This program review assists local governments in improving the effectiveness of their programs and provides technical assistance on related soil and water issues.
Georgia Native Plant SocietyTo educate the public regarding the preservation of our native plants To promote the use of native plants in home, commercial, institutional and public gardens To discourage wild collection and encourage rescuing and propagating plants taken from the path of immediate destruction.
Glynn Environmental CoalitionWelcome to our updated web site. Here you will find upcoming events, contact information, related sites, community information and Technical Assistance Reports on Hercules 009, LCP Chemicals, Terry Creek and Brunswick Wood Preserving sites.
Sierra ClubToday, we're the largest grassroots environmental organization in the country - not to mention one of the most effective. And we're still an outings group, too. We take you all over -- from the tropics to the tundra. If only to acquaint you with a whole world worth protecting and preserving. Together, we'll make the mountains glad.
Georgia Water Wise CouncilThe Council is a voluntary partnership with no compensation to its officers or board of directors. The presidency rotates betweenpublic and private sector members. Each member's contribution is through their time, their organization's staff support, andmembership fees.
Environmental Community Action, Inc.Environmental Community Action, Inc. (popularly known as ECO-Action) is a nonprofit organization working with Georgia communities confronting environmental health threats. ECO-Action provides organizing assistance and training to people who remain locked out of traditional circles of power and influence (i.e., low-income and rural residents, people of color, women, and those with limited formal education).