Audubon Society of Portland – Local chapter of national organization that has been an active participant in political issues, education, community involvement, and involvement in environmental issues.
Bicycle Transportation Alliance – Non-profit bicycle advocacy program that seeks to create sustainable, healthy communities by making bicycling easier and safer.
Coalition for a Livable Future - Network of 60 non-profit and community-based organizations working together to create a more equitable and sustainable Portland metropolitan region.
For the Sake of the Salmon - Regional organization operating in Washington, Oregon, and California focused on supporting and assisting multi-stakeholder watershed-focused efforts, raising awareness, and building consensus.
Friends of Trees - Builds community partnerships through tree plantings in order to strengthen neighborhoods and enhance the quality of urban life.
Hands On Portland – Non-profit network that connects people who want to volunteer with other non-profits that need volunteers. Projects range from clean-ups and plantings to senior care, community development, and feeding the homeless.
NW Eco-building Guild – Association of builders, designers, homeowners, tradespeople, manufacturers, suppliers and others interested in ecologically sustainable building. In addition to regular meetings with speakers, they hold special workshops and publish the Green Pages. Their mission is to function as an educational forum to facilitate building practices that protect human health, encourage sustainable resource usage, and foster long-term economic vitality.
Oregon Environmental Council - Founded in 1968 as the first statewide environmental group to be based in Oregon. They have helped develop most of the state’s environmental policy, including the Bottle Bill, the curbside recycling law; the land use planning program; the pesticide use reporting act.
Oregon Trout - Founded in 1983 by a small group of committed conservationists to protect and restore native fish and the habitats upon which they depend through advocacy, education, and on-the-ground restoration efforts.
ORLO – Non-profit organization that uses creative arts to explore environmental themes. Releases a magazine periodically and sponsors film events.
Portland Business Alliance – Coalition of business interests from throughout the City. A merger of the Chamber of Commerce and the Association for Portland Progress, it represents a unified voice of the business community engaged in public policy development.
Portland Public Schools - Public school system for City of Portland. Many schools have actively sought partnerships with BES, primarily through the Community Watershed Stewardship Grant Program or classroom watershed education programs offered by Community Affairs. PPS has also partnered with the Regulatory Policy Group to build swales and install other stormwater management controls.
River Network – Local arm of a national organization whose mission is to help people understand, protect and restore rivers and their watersheds. Their constituency is comprised of grassroots river and watershed conservation organizations, public agencies, tribal governments and coalitions, and other working to save freshwater ecosystems
on innovative stormwater projects city-wide.
1,000 Friends of Oregon – 1000 Friends of Oregon is a private nonprofit organization formed in 1975 to protect Oregon’s quality of life through the conservation of farm and forest lands, protection of natural and historic resources and promotion of more compact and livable cities.
Three Rivers Land Conservancy - Land trusts are local, regional, or statewide organizations permanently protecting important land resources for the public benefit by accepting and brokering land sales.
SOLV – Non-profit that brings together government agencies, businesses, and individual volunteers in programs and projects, sponsors statewide clean-ups, conducts education programs, leads volunteer action training sessions, sponsors an adopt-a-river program
Sustainable Industries Journal NW – Trade publication exploring "economic gain through environmental innovation. Provides a detailed look at how businesses shaping Northwest sustainable industries rank among their peers.
Urban Water Works - Technical assistance on innovative stormwater projects City-wide. Also acts as a fiscal agent for Ecoroofs Everywhere and local projects.
Willamette Pedestrian Coalition - Non-profit, community-based membership organization in the greater Portland area dedicated to promoting walking and making the conditions for walking safe and attractive
Willamette Riverkeepers - Monitors permits issued by the Department of Environmental Quality and other agencies, ensure the enforcement of the Clean Water Act and other laws, and advocate for policies that promote a healthy Willamette River. Leads on-the-water education programs, classroom presentations, and educational materials. Hosts weekend paddles, boat trips, and our annual event
Zero Waste Alliance - Non-profit partnership of universities, government, business and other organizations working to develop, promote and apply practices that lead to the reduction and elimination of waste and toxics.