Help Preserve Florida's Natural Heritage


Florida Audubon Society
Independent organization formally affiliated with the National Audubon Society.
www.audubon.usf.edu

Orange Audubon Society (Maitland)

Alachua Audubon Society (Gainesville)

Bay County Audubon Society (Panama City)

Broward County Audubon Society (Ft. Lauderdale)

Apalachee Audubon Society (Tallahassee)

Audubon Society of the Everglades (West Palm Beach)

Citrus County Audubon Society (Homosassa Springs)

Clearwater Audubon Society

Collier County Audubon Society (Naples)

Duval Audubon Society (Jacksonville)

Halifax River Audubon Society (Daytona Beach)

Hernando Audubon Society (Brookville)

Kissimmee Valley Audubon Society (Kissimmee)

Lake Region Audubon Society (Winter Haven)

Manatee County Audubon Society (Bradenton

Martin County Audubon Society (Stuart)

Oklawaha Valley Audubon Society (Eustis)

Peace River Audubon Society (Punta Gorda)

Pelican Island Audubon Society (Vero Beach)

St. Johns County Audubon Society (St. Augustine)

St. Lucie Audubon Society (Ft. Pierce)

St. Petersburg Audubon Society

Sanibel-Captiva Audubon Society

Sarasota Audubon Society

Seminole Audubon Society (Sanford)

Tropical Audubon Society (Miami)

Space Coast Audubon Society (Cocoa)

Tampa Audubon Society

Weston (Francis) Audubon Society (Pensacola)

West Pasco Audubon Society (Elfers)

West Volusia Audubon Society (DeLand)

Oklawaha Valley Audubon Society

 

 

Florida Chapter of the Sierra Club 

florida.sierraclub.org

Sierra Club - Central Florida

Sierra Club - Daytona Beach

Sierra Club - Ft Lauderdale

Sierra Club - Ft Myers

Sierra Club - Ft Walton Beach

Sierra Club - Gainesville/Ocala

Sierra Club - Jacksonville

Sierra Club - Miami

Sierra Club - Nassau County

Sierra Club - St Petersburg

Sierra Club - Sarasota

Sierra Club - Tallahassee

Sierra Club - Tampa

Sierra Club - Turtle Coast

Sierra Club - West Palm Beach

 

 

Influential, Florida-Specific Groups

Arthur R. Marshall Foundation

Championing the restoration and preservation of the greater Everglades ecosystem

 

Everglades Foundation

Inspiring Action on Everglades Restoration

 

Florida Wildlife Federation

Protecting Florida's Natural Resources for 70 Years

 

1000 Friends of Florida

Saving Special Places - Fighting Sprawl - Building Better Communities

 

 

Land Trusts

Florida Chapter of the Nature Conservancy  

 

Alachua Conservation Trust (Gainesville)

 

Calusa Land Trust

 

Conservancy (Naples)

 

Conservation Trust for Florida

 

Green Horizon Land Trust (Lake Wales)

 

Indian River Land Trust (Vero Beach)

 

North Florida Land Trust (Jacksonville Beach)

 

 

Animal Specific

Florida Bat Center

 

Florida Native Plant Society

 

Florida Panther Society

 

Gopher Tortoise Council

 

Save the Manatee Club

 

Ban Shark Feeding

Citizen group dedicated to putting a stop the feeding and molestation of sharks and other marine life on SCUBA or snorkel excursion.

 

Save-A-Turtle

Dedicated to the preservation, protection, and enhancement of rare and endangered sea turtles in the Florida Keys. www.save-a-turtle.org

 

Marinelife Center of Juno Beach

Primary rehabilitation facility for sea turtles and other marine life on the East Coast. www.marinelife.org

 

 

Regional/ Local Groups

Friends of the Everglades

 

Friends of the Myakka River

 

Lemon Bay Conservancy (Englewood)

 

Myakka Conservancy

 

Sarasota Conservation Foundation

 

Save the Homosassa River Alliance

 

Tampa Bay Conservancy (Riverview)

 

Tampa Baywatch

 

Artificial Reefs of the Keys

Nonprofit group working to bring the de-commissioned USAFS Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg to the Flordia Key's waters to become an artificial reef. www.bigshipwrecks.com

 

Sarasota Bay National Estuary Program

Dedicated to improving and protecting the area's natural resources. www.sarasotabay.org

 

Keep Hillsborough County Beautiful, Inc.

Environmental education organization, dedicated to litter prevention and voluntary recycling. www.khcbonline.org

 

Project Backyard Brevard

Dedicated to preserving the beauty of Brevard County, Florida, one backyard at a time. Working to educate and encourage each property owner to take personal responsibility for the local environment by practicing ecologically friendly principles in their homes and yards www.backyardbrevard.com

 

Keep Alachua County Beautiful, Inc.

Dedicated to preventing and controlling litter, improving solid waste management, and beautifying the community. www.kacb.org

 

Friends of the Wekiva River

Working to preserve the natural features of the Wekiva River Basin in Central Florida.  members.aol.com/fowr

 

Mexico Beach Artificial Reef Association

Dedicated to artificial reef deployment, research, and public education. www.mbara.org

 

St. Lucie Waterfront Council

Working to protect the integrity of an incredibly diverse estuary system, for both its ecological value and its economic value. www.stlwaterfrontcouncil.org

 

Gainesville Camellia Society

www.afn.org/~camellia

 

 

Misc

Earth Justice Florida

 

Environmental Action Group (Gainesville)

 

Florida Defenders of the Environment

 

Florida League of Conservation Voters

 

Great Outdoors Conservancy

 

Florida Association of Envrionmental Professionals

Providing information and networking to Florida's environmental professionals.

 

Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council (EPPC)

Focusing attention on the impacts exotic pest plants have on biodiversity.

 

Florida Caribbean Chapter of the American Bamboo Society

Nonprofit organization dedicated to gaining knowledge and educating the public on bamboos, with emphasis on research, preservation, and propagation of endangered species.

 

Marine Resources Development Foundation

Provides aquatic education in two locations including the Tugaloo Environmental Education Center and the Marine Lab in Key Largo, Fl.

 

Florida Caribbean Science Center

Conducting research in the southeastern U.S. and Virgin Islands focusing on nonindigenous aquatic species, coral reef ecology, marine studies, and more.
www.fcsc.usgs.gov

 

Southeast Environmental Research Program

Dedicated to applied ecological research in South Florida and the Southeast U.S.
serc.fiu.edu

 

Save Our Springs, Inc.

Dedicated to protection of natural springs from over-pumping, water mining, and pollution. www.saveourspringsinc.org

 

Southwest Florida Council for Environment Education (SWFCEE)

A non-profit education organization dedicated to the promotion and expansion of environment and native habitat studies in public and private schools from kindergarten through post-graduate studies. SWFCEE's membership is a mix of public and private organizations, including Edison Community College, Lee County School District, WCI Communities, Florida Power and Light, The Bonita Bay Group, Miromar Development and Kraft Construction.

 

 

Legal Assistance

WildLaw
A Nonprofit Environmental Law Firm