Local Organizations

Contact these non-governmental organizations for more information about their work with Oregon Coast environmental stewardship.

Beyond Toxics

Beyond Toxics works for all Oregonians to empower individuals and communities to find solutions that protect human and environmental health. 


Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition

Oregon Shores is dedicated to preserving the natural communities, ecosystems and landscapes of the Oregon coast while conserving the public's access. Oregon Shores pursues these ends through education, advocacy, and engaging citizens to keep watch over and defend the Oregon coast. 


Coast Range Association

Researches, publishes and actively addresses a variety of issues such as land-sea conservation planning, salmon and stream conservation, responsible forestry practices and watershed preservation. 


Oregon Coast Alliance

To protect the Oregon coast by working with coastal residents for sustainable communities; protection and restoration of coastal and marine natural resources; providing education and advocacy on land use development; and adaptation to climate change.


Oregon Forest Conservation Coalition

The Oregon Forest Conservation Coalition supports balanced management on northwest Oregon’s Clatsop and Tillamook forests, a public and protected Elliott State Forest, and science-based private forest rules in Oregon. Balanced forest management includes timber harvest, but also protects our clean water, salmon runs, wildlife habitat, and special places to hike, camp, fish, bike, and hunt.


Oregon Wild

Protecting Oregon's wild lands, wildlife, and waters for future generations.


Pacific Rivers Council

Protect and restore the watershed ecosystems of the West to ensure river health, biodiversity, and clean water for present and future generations.


Sustainable Northwest​

Founded in 1994, Sustainable Northwest is a pioneer in solving problems through collaboration and has grown into one of the most trusted organizations working at the intersection of the environment, economy, and community.

Photograph by Trygve Steen

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