|Featured Site|Spirit of the Sage CouncilWe are an all volunteer grassroots non-profit 501 ( c )3 tax-exempt project and coalition of American Indians, environmental organizations, citizens action groups, scientists, legal experts and wildlife advocates dedicated to the protection and conservation of America's natural and cultural resources. California Ecological Restoration Projects InventoryThe signatories of the CaliforniaBiodiversity Council have joined forces to gather information on the 1000+ conservation, mitigation andrestoration projects being developed and implemented throughout California. This current push forproject-related data, called the Natural Resource Project Inventory or NRPI, will result in informationavailable both as a written report and as an electronic database searchable on the Internet. The Society for Ecological RestorationSERCAL is the California Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER), which is aninternational professional membership organization for people researching, practicing, orinterested in Ecological Restoration.The mission of the Society is to promote ecological restoration as a means of sustaining the diversity of life on Earth andreestablishing an ecologically healthy relationship between nature and culture. The California Native Plant SocietyThe California Native Plant Society (CNPS) is a statewide non-profit organization of amateurs and professionals with a common interest in California's native plants. The Society, working through its local chapters, seeks to increase understanding of California's native flora and to preserve this rich resource for future generations. Membership is open to all. Our members have diverse interests including natural history, botany, ecology, conservation, photography, drawing, hiking, and gardening. Forests ForeverTo protect and enhance the forests and wildlife habitat of California through educational, legislative and electoral activities. Second, our Mission is to recruit, educate and train articulate and effective organizers in the skills needed to convey our position on the state's forests and wildlife habitat to the citizens of California. California's Department of ConservationWe're delighted you've decided to spend some time here at California's Department of Conservation. Those of us who live in California derive great benefit from the state's natural resources, and with that benefit comes the responsibility to use and preserve those resources wisely, with both the economy and the environment in mind. California WaterfowlFounded in 1945 by a group of concerned duck hunters to look after California's waterfowl, wetlands, and outdoor heritage, CWA directly and powerfully impacts the future of your state's waterfowl through its programs for Waterfowl, Wetlands, Government Affairs, and Education. CWA is governed by your friends, neighbors, and fellow waterfowl enthusiasts. California Wilderness CoalitionFor people who believe that wilderness holds a special place in the human spirit and has intrinsic value, the California Wilderness Coalition is the only statewide organization that brings together individuals and organizations in the vigorous defense of California's remaining wildlands. The California Native Grass AssociationThe California Native Grass Association (CNGA) brings together conservationists, naturalists, resource managers,horticulturalists, seed producers, scientists, consultants and others in California with an interest in native grasses. All promotenative grasses and associated species for restoration and maintenance of California's grassland ecosystems and for use in urbanand agricultural areas. Ducks UnlimitedThis is very rare opportunity to invest in one of the most popular waterfowl artists works of our time. (thelast two decades). Over 150 wetland & upland originals, many of which have been reproduced by DucksUnlimited & others are available: Save-the-Redwoods LeagueSince 1918, the Save-the-Redwoods League has been preserving the redwood forests of California. We do this in the simplest way possible - we buy redwood forest land. Then we turn the land over to one of the thirty-seven California Redwood State Parks, to Redwood or Sequoia National Park, or to another public park or reserve. Here redwoods provide education and enjoyment today and are protected for tomorrow. The Santa Cruz Mountains Bioregional CouncilThe Santa Cruz Mountains Bioregional Council is a coalition formed to maintain the biological richness of the area in which wework and live - the Santa Cruz Mountains. Our group consists of people from resource management agencies, educationalinstitutions, conservation groups, public land agencies and interested residents. The purpose of the task force is to preservebiological diversity through the sharing of information, coordination of activities, fostering of biological research, and theinstigation of mutually supported land conservation and habitat enhancement projects. NorCal SETACPromote research, education, training and development of the environmental sciences in our region; specifically in the areas of environmental toxicology and chemistry, and hazard and risk assessment. The San Francisco Bay Wildlife SocietySan Francisco Bay National Wildlife Society is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) cooperating association, authorized by Congress to support the education, interpretation, and research activities of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. SFBWS's primary mission is to promote public awareness and appreciation of the San Francisco Bay and its natural history, and to conserve and preserve the remaining baylands as essential wildlife habitat. Institute for Ecological HealthThe Institute for Ecological Health (IEH) addresses the major land issues - urbanization, rural development, agriculture, biodiversity and wildlife habitat. We seek solutions to problems that provide for both people and nature and ensure sustainability. Animal Emancipation, Inc.We have endeavored tomake the site highly comprehensive, encompassing not only AE's history, campaigns, and brochures, but also offering academicsections and links to various web sites/pages that we believe to be of related importance. It is our hope that this breadth reflectsnot only our unwavering commitment to abolitionist animal rights philosophy (which rejects all instrumental uses ofnon-humans), but also a historically-based concern for the fate of animals as well as poetic celebrations of their grandeur. Animal Protection InstituteFounded in 1968, the Animal Protection Institute (API) is a national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to informing, educating, and advocating the humane treatment of all animals. API protects against animal abuse through enforcement/legislative actions, investigations, advocacy campaigns, public awareness, and education, at all levels from local to state, national, and international. Humane Education Network"The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them. That is the essence of inhumanity." George Bernard Shaw Humane Farming AssociationFounded in 1985, HFA has gained national recognition and respect through its hard work and its highly visible, highly successful campaigns. HFA's goals are: To protect farm animals from cruelty and abuse. To protect the public from the dangerous use of antibiotics, hormones, and other chemicals used in factory farming. To protect the environment from the devastating impacts of industrialized animal factories. San Diego Animal AdvocatesWe are working toward a higher ethic and a better world for animals. Our predominant goal is toeducate people on all animal issues, and we speak for the animals wherever they are subject tocruelty, neglect, or exploitation. Our efforts promote understanding of the inherent rights of allsentient animals to be treated with respect and decency. South Bay In Defense of AnimalsFor decades, the experience of dissecting a frog, fetal pig or earthworm was a rite of passage in high school biology class. Today, in more and more schools, technology is becoming an alternative to the smell of formaldehyde and the snap of surgical gloves. Some computer-savvy teen-agers apparently prefer to use a ``virtual scalpel'' -- a cursor on a computer -- to slice into an image of a frog rather than operate on a real amphibian. United Animal NationsThe mission of The United Animal Nations is to protect animals in danger or in need and to focus global attention on their plight to create a more humane world. Bay Area Action(BAA)Bay Area Action(BAA) is an environmental education and action nonprofit based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission is to help people discover and strengthen their connection to and concern for the natural environment through education and hands-on, action-oriented activities.