Environmental Organizations: New York
Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation
Dedicated to Promoting and Inspiring Passion for the Conservation of Common Loons
Adirondack Communities Advisory League
Conserving the environment in the Southern Tug Hill Towns of Ava, Boonville, Lewis & Leyden.
Adirondack Mountain Club
Dedicated to the protection and responsible recreational use of the New York State Forest Preserve, and other parks, wild lands, and waters.
Alan Devoe Bird Club
Promotes the conservation of natural resources and the enjoyment and protection of birds, flora, and fauna.
Algonquin to Adirondacks Conservation Initiative
Connecting lands and people across the Algonquin to Adirondacks region, a critical link for biodiversity and resilience in eastern North America.
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Dedicated to educating children and adults in the New York metropolitan area, protecting and preserving Alley Pond Park, open spaces and waterbodies, and advocating for sustainable environmental policies and practices.
We promote the protection, enjoyment, and understanding of the mountains, forests, waters, and trails of the Appalachian region.
A member supported 600-acre wetland preserve
Conserving and restoring natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.
Nature in Your Hands
Preserving and enhancing the Battenkill watershed through education, conservation, advocacy, and the River Watch Program.
Promotes environmental education, grass-roots activism, public and private conservation efforts, preservation and protection of open space.
Holding and preserving the lands of the Bergen Swamp.
A unique alliance of colleges and universities, public and independent K-12 schools, and leading scientific and cultural institutions.
Seeks to establish — as an Inherent Human Right — a sound, forward-looking environmental policy regarding an aesthetic, unpolluted, environment protecting a natural and historic heritage.
Serves as a coordinated voice for the river and works in harmonious partnership to protect, improve and restore the Bronx River corridor.
An advocate for the protection and preservation of the nation’s first public parkway.
Serving the lower Westchester County communities of Bronxville, Eastchester, Edgemont, Hartsdale, Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Pelham, Scarsdale, and Tuckahoe.
Encouraging and promoting birdwatching and conservation in Brooklyn and beyond.
A 14-mile route connecting Brooklyn’s waterfront.
Promotes the appreciation and enjoyment of the natural world through education and stewardship.
A group of concerned citizens formed a group focused on the environmental health of the Buffalo River.
Promoting the study of the birds of the Niagara Frontier Region.
An organization of hikers, birdwatchers, butterfly, wildflower, and nature lovers who are dedicated to promoting the natural sciences, ecology, and conservation.
Working to eliminate the release of chemical carcinogens to the environment.
Conserving and protecting birds and wildlife habitat through advocacy and education.
Working to prohibit dangerous hydraulic fracturing (fracking) since 2008.
The Advocate for the Catskills
Provides its members and the community an opportunity to learn about the study of birds within Cattaraugus County, NY.
Provides its members and the community at large with opportunities to learn about birds, local birding localities, and the environment.
Monitoring water quality issues in the southern Cayuga Lake watershed since 1998.
Protecting vital natural areas in Central New York for the health of the environment and the enjoyment of the public.
Elmsford, Greenburgh, Harrison, Purchase, Rye, Rye Brook, Port Chester and White Plains.
Saving Land. Making Trails.
Preserving and enhancing the water quality, scenic beauty and ecological health of the lakes, streams and watersheds of the Chautauqua region.
Empowering Communities. Advocating Solutions.
Developing grassroots leaders who organize their communities to run and win environmental justice and public health campaigns in Western New York.
Making Waves to Save Our Seas
Inspiring, educating and activating people
Promoting and fostering understanding and stewardship of coastal ecosystems through research and education.
Works with the community to conserve the farmland, forests, wildlife habitat, and rural character of Columbia County.
Dedicated to conserving the natural heritage and quality of life in the Upper Delaware River region.
Covers the northern Catskill Mountain and upper Susquehanna River region of New York State.
Preserving our heritage. Protecting our resources. Planning for our future.
Serving the communities of Southampton, East Hampton, Western Riverhead, Brookhaven
Birding in the northern Finger Lakes region of New York
Your Government Watchdog
Dedicated to understanding and preserving our natural environment.
Conserving significant natural landscapes in the lower Esopus Creek watershed and in the Saugerties area.
Working to familiarize citizens and decision makers in our community with the principles of balanced sustainable development.
Conserving the Finger Lakes region’s gorges, forests, lakeshore and farmland for over 20 years.
Advocating education and conservation efforts for the enjoyment, preservation and restoration of birds, wildlife and habitat in our Long Island communities.
Protect. Preserve. Restore.
Dedicated to the preservation, conservation and history of the 3,473-acre Connetquot River State Park Preserve.
Dedicated to shaping the Park by encouraging smart growth and optimal positive change throughout the 400 plus acres.
Dedicated to the preservation and restoration of the Hempstead Plains.
Dedicated to the protection and preservation of the Great Swamp of Dutchess and Putnam Counties through science and education.
Our Common Ground
Dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary.
Encouraging public participation in protecting the Preserve’s wildlife and habitat, sustaining its historical and archeological features, and maintaining its unique system of carriage roads.
Supporting the Rye Nature Center and providing a full range of environmental education programs and activities at the Center.
Dedicated to protecting the Shawangunk Mountains of New York from adverse environmental impacts.
Preserves and protects natural lands and waterways that enhance the quality of life in the greater Rochester region—providing wildlife habitat, locally grown food, and connections to nature.
Working to restore the waters of the Genesee
Educating and advocating for protection of the environment, focusing on birds, wildlife and habitat.
Join us in protecting the places you love!
Conserving critical habitat for endangered, threatened and at-risk grassland birds.
Dedicated to educating the public about the links between common environmental exposures and human health.
Advocating for the conservation of habitats for native birds and other native wildlife on Long Island.
Madison County’s Only Nature Center
Balancing Sound Development and Effective Conservation
It’s your city. Dig it.
Teaching kids. Protecting the future.
Working toward a 46-mile rail trail in the Harlem Valley and Taconic Hills of eastern New York.
Dedicated to enhancing natural resources and the distinctive character of the surrounding communities.
Protecting the Highlands
Building the birding community in New York’s Hudson-Mohawk Region
Serving the communities of Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Hastings-on-Hudson, Irvington and Yonkers
Delivers the science behind Hudson Valley issues to citizens, scientists, and decision makers.
Advancing the pace and practice of regional land protection and stewardship from the Hudson to the Housatonic.
Working to protect birds and other wildlife, and the habitats upon which they depend through education, public advocacy and conservation action.
Foster the study and enjoyment of natural history and to encourage conservation of natural resources.
Protecting Lake George since 1885
Preservation beyond the water’s edge.
Linking people with the land since 1994.
Provides year-round environmental education and recreation opportunities through utilization and protection of the natural and cultural attributes of the Lime Hollow area.
Dedicated to ornithology and natural science.
Protecting drinking water and preserving open space, especially in Long Island’s pine barrens.
Working toward a sustainable NYC since 1987.
Dedicated to preserving, protecting and promoting appreciation of the natural heritage of the Mianus River Gorge and the quality of its watershed.
Serving Special Places
A Heritage of Preservation in Harmony with Nature
Dedicated to the enjoyment, exploration, and protection of the natural world.
Protecting the Empire State
Viewing Nature, Science, and Technology in Context.
Protecting wildlife and habitat for 30 years
On the ground – and at the table.
The only statewide environmental organization in New York that fights for clean water, clean air, renewable energy and open space through political action. We’re non-partisan, pragmatic and effective.
Partners with parks and recruits volunteers to create, protect, and promote more than 1,850 miles of public trails.
Dedicated to the conservation of the Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis), our state bird.
Serving the Adirondack, Champlain and St. Lawrence Region of New York State
Connecting people with nature.
Lend a Hand. Make a Difference.
Dedicated to protecting open space to provide refuge for wildlife and educational and recreational opportunities for the community at large.
Promoting, protecting and preserving the environment and the birds that inhabit it through education, advocacy and leadership.
We Work to Protect Open Space on the North Shore
Conserving the land, protecting our future.
The National Audubon Chapter of Central New York and the Eastern Lake Ontario Basin.
Land conservation for Lake Ontario’s eastern shore
Advancing the public’s awareness of conservation for the benefit of Birds and all wildlife.
Connecting people with the lands and waters that sustain us.
New York’s leading statewide advocate for parks and trails.
Striving to preserve our bay heritage
Conserving Long Island’s working farms and natural lands.
Preserving and conserving the rural, cultural and historical character of the hamlet of Brookhaven and surrounding areas in Suffolk County, New York.
Preserving Pound Ridge Land Forever.
Working to secure the permanent protection of the significant natural and cultural resources of Plum Island.
Staten Island’s Land Conservation Organization
Dedicated to the protection and stewardship of the public and private lands of the Adirondack Park
Dedicated to preserving and protecting natural resources.
Conserving Open Space Throughout the Greater Queensbury Area
While our focus is still on birding, we do and offer a whole lot more.
Conserving land. Protecting resources.
Conserving the forests of the Rensselaer Plateau
Supporting Rochester Birding Since 1975
Dedicated to the appreciation of nature and the preservation of a healthy environment.
Working cooperatively with private landowners to protect the conservation values of their land.
Stewards who care deeply about the health of Sodus Bay.
A Local Voice for the Environment Since 1953.
Land. Parks. Advocacy.
Protecting the beauty, land, heritage and rural character of Schoharie County and adjacent areas
A 60-acre oasis of land and water that provides a sanctuary for wildlife and people.
Explore, enjoy, and protect the planet.
Dedicated to preserving open space in the town of Somers, New York.
Protecting the environment by preserving natural habitats and promoting environmental education.
Conserving, for public benefit, natural resources in and around the townships of Brookfield, Eaton, Georgetown, Hamilton, Lebanon and Madison in Madison County, NY.
Promote environmental education; conduct research pertaining to local bird populations, wildlife, and habitat; and to preserve and restore our environment.
A group of dedicated people who value both the birds and their beautiful and unspoiled habitats in Sullivan County.
Speeding the shift to a low-carbon economy
A nonprofit nature preserve and environmental education center in the Lower Hudson Valley.
Conserves land in the Thousand Islands region of New York State
Plant. Preserve. Protect.
Protecting Tug Hill’s working farm and forest lands, its wild lands, and its natural and cultural heritage.
Bring youth, nature, and community together.
Preserving open space in lower Ulster County.
Promotes conservation and research in ornithology and provides opportunities for the study and observation of birds and other wildlife.
For Environmental Justice
Preserving Westchester’s Land and Communities
Promotes appreciation for the natural beauty of Westchester County, secures and improves local trails for walkers and horseback riders, and publishes information about trail facilities.
Dedicated to preserving our region’s irreplaceable natural environments.
A not-for-profit nature center and wildlife preserve.
Protects farmland and natural habitats from development and provides public recreational opportunities.
Teaching people about wolves, their relationship to the environment and the human role in protecting their future.
Working for the preservation and protection of open space in the Town of Yorktown