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Environmental Organization Links

In addition to chapters of well-known national organizations like the Nature Conservancy and the Sierra Club, there are many organizations in Northeast Pennsylvania that are dedicated to protecting different components of the local environment. Such organizations include watershed groups, nature preserves, land trusts and sportsman’s groups. They welcome inquiries about membership and support.

Northeast Pennsylvania and Neighboring Regions

The Beacon Institute

Eastern Pennsylvania Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation (EPCAMR)

Carbon County Conservation District


Carbon County Groundwater Guardians

Consortium for Scientific Assistance to Watersheds

Center for Integrated Watershed Studies

Countryside Conservancy

Earth Conservatory

Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon Society

Hicks Creek Watershed Association

Lacawac Wildlife Sanctuary

Lackawanna County Conservation District

Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority

Lackawanna River Corridor Association

Luzerne Conservation District

Pennsylvania Environmental Council

The Lehigh Earth Observatory

Lehigh Gap Nature Center

Mid-Atlantic Center for Urban Forestry

North Branch Land Trust

Northeast Audubon Society

Northeast Pennsylvania Urban and Community Forestry Program

Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)

Pocono  Northeast Resource Conservation & Development Council (RC&D)

Schuylkill Conservation District

Susquehanna County Conservation District

Susquehanna River Heartland Coalition for Environmental Studies

Tobyhanna Creek / Tunkhannock Creek Watershed Association (TC/TCWA)

The Willary Water Resource Center 

Endless Mountains Nature Center

Endless Mountains Heritage Region

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

Wayne County Conservation District

Wyoming County Conservation District

Wyoming Valley Watershed Coalition


Statewide Organizations

The Nature Conservancy (Pa Chapter)

Penn Environment

Pennfuture 

Pennsylvania Consortium for Interdisclplinary Environmental Policy

Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited

Pennsylvania Ducks Unlimited

Pennsylvania Sierra Club

Susquehanna River Basin Commission

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