Environmental Resource Links


Buckeye Forest Council

The Buckeye Forest Council (BFC) is a membership-based, grassroots organization dedicated to protecting Ohio’s native forests and their inhabitants. The BFC uses education, advocacy and organizing to address the need for forest preservation and low-impact recreation over logging and resource extraction.  We seek to instill in Ohioans a sense of personal connection to and responsibility for Ohio's native forests and to challenge the exploitation of land, wildlife and people.

Crown Point Ecology Center

The Mission of Crown Point is to demonstrate the practical applications of ecology. Guiding Principles are Community, Sustainability, Justice, and Spirituality.  Key program areas include education and sustainable agriculture. Programs are designed to reconnect individuals, families and groups to the basic processes of Earth while challenging society to live with simplicity and mindfulness.

Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District

To promote conservation of land and aquatic resources in a developed environment through stewardship initiatives, education programs, and technical assistance. 

Earth Day Coalition

The mission of EDC is to provide education, inspire leadership and encourage action for a healthy environment.

EcoCity Cleveland/GreenCityBlueLake

GreenCityBlueLake started as a magical phrase—a phrase that excited people's imaginations with the possibilities of creating green cities on a blue lake in Northeast Ohio. With the launch of this website, it's become a new kind of community workspace—an online presence where the people and organizations advancing sustainability in the region can tell their stories, learn from each other, and develop strategies to accelerate the progress. You are invited to participate!
This site was developed to serve the sustainability community of Northeast Ohio by EcoCity Cleveland, a nonprofit organization that has been at the center of sustainability activities and creative planning efforts in Northeast Ohio since 1992. EcoCity has facilitated many collaborative projects, and its websites and publications have received national recognition.

Friends of Wetlands

Friends of Wetlands is a local group that addresses local, as well as state and federal issues. All of our funding comes from the generosity of our members. No one in FOWL makes any money or is paid for the work done; we are a completely volunteer organization. Your membership in and support of FOWL really makes all the difference.

Green Energy Ohio

Nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting environmentally and economically sustainable energy policies and practices in the State of Ohio.

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes

The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes conserves a natural area, connects people with nature and inspires environmental stewardship.

Nature Conservancy of Ohio

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive. The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.

New Agrarian Center & City Fresh

The New Agrarian Center is committed to building a stronger and more sustainable regional food system in Northeast Ohio- a food system that promotes health in the broadest sense of the word: healthy land, healthy communities, healthy individuals, and a healthy economy.

Ohio Citizen Action

Ohio's largest consumer and environmental organization, with 150,000 dues-paying members. Campaigns on issues from public health and the environment to utility and insurance rates.

Ohio Prairie Association

Nonprofit volunteer organization that promotes knowledge and appreciation, conservation, restoration, management, and expansion of prairie communities.

Policy Matters Ohio

Policy Matters Ohio is a non-partisan policy research institute and Ohio partner of the Apollo Alliance.

Sierra Club

Resources on statewide environmental issues including information on current legislation and suburban sprawl.

Tinkers Creek Watershed Partners

To increase awareness and build support for the preservation and improvement of water quality, land use, and habitat value throughout the Tinkers Creek Watershed by offering technical, educational, and NPDES assistance to the communities that use and depend on the well-being of their natural resource.

Western Reserve Land Conservancy

Western Reserve Land Conservancy (WRLC) is a non-profit conservation organization dedicated to preserving land throughout the Western Reserve region of Northeast Ohio. WRLC works with landowners, communities, government agencies, and other non-profit organizations to protect natural areas and working landscapes.