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Earth Share of Georgia Member Organizations

Earth Share of Georgia Supports more than 60 local and global environmental organizations that address critical issues: health and human welfare, land protection, water/ air quality, energy conservation, environmental education. 1447 Peachtree Street, Suite 214, Atlanta, GA 30309, (404) 873-3173, www.earthsharega.org African Wildlife Foundation Foremost authority on African Wildlife dedicated to protecting elephants, mountain gorillas and unique species through innovative, practical programs developed with the people of Africa. 1400 16th Street, NW, Suite 120, Washington, DC 20036, (888) 4-WILDLIFE, www.awf.org American Farmland Trust Stopping the loss of farmland to sprawling development. Working with communities on smarter growth that includes local family farms. Advocating environmentally healthy farming practices. 1200 18th Street, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, (800) 431-1499, www.farmland.org American Forests Funds private and public land reforestation projects; provides satellite imagery of tree loss to cities; educates the public on the value of trees and forests. 734 15th Street, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005, (800) 368-5748, www.americanforests.org American Rivers Working to protect and restore healthy, natural rivers for the benefit of people and wildlife; ensuring clean drinking water, natural flood protection, and recreational enjoyment. 1101 14th Street NW, Suite 1400, Washington, DC 20005, (877) 4-RIVERS, www.americanrivers.org Atlanta Audubon Society The region’s primary education and conservation organization dedicated to birds; promoting the enjoyment/understanding of birds and conserving and restoring the ecosystems that support them. P.O. Box 29189, Atlanta, GA 30359, (770) 913-0511, www.atlantaaudubon.org Atlanta Bicycle Campaign Makes Atlanta a happier and healthier place to live by promoting bicycling and helping people bike more places more safely with more confidence. P.O. Box 5525, Atlanta, GA 31107, (404) 881-1112, www.atlantabike.org

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Beyond Pesticides/National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides Prevents pesticide poisoning of our environment, homes, workplaces, schools, food and water through a practical information clearinghouse on toxic hazards and non-chemical pest control. 701 E Street SE, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20003, (202) 543-5450, www.beyondpesticides.org Callaway Gardens Provides environmental education and nature experiences in a 14,000-acre reserve with butterfly center, trails, horticultural displays, fishing and a discovery center. P.O. Box 2000, Pine Mountain, GA 31822, 1-(800)-CALLAWAY, www.callawaygardens.com Captain Planet Foundation Educates and inspires youth around the world to be great stewards of the planet through innovative programs and hands-on environmental projects. 133 Luckie Street, 2nd Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303, (404) 522-4270, www.captainplanetfdn.org Center for Health, Environment and Justice Protects the health of communities and children through grassroots organizing, coalition-building, and consumer campaigns to eliminate dangerous chemicals in water, air, homes and schools. P.O. Box 6806, 150 South Washington Street, Suite 300, Falls Church, VA 22046, (703) 237-2249, www.chej.org Chattahoochee Nature Center Specializes in environmental education programs for all ages at its 127-acre resource center located on the Chattahoochee River in metro Atlanta. 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA 30075, (770) 992-2055, www.chattnaturecenter.com Clean Water Fund We all live downstream…Neighborhood-based action, education programs, which join citizens, businesses, and government for sensible solutions ensuring safe drinking water, pollution prevention, and resource conservation. 4455 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite A300-16, Washington, DC 20008-2328, (202) 895-0432, www.cleanwaterfund.org The Conservation Fund The nation’s most effective and efficient conservation organization – protecting working landscapes, wildlife habitat and recreation sites – with 97% going directly to mission. 1655 North Fort Myer Drive, Suite 1300, Arlington, VA 22209-3199, (703) 525-6300, www.conservationfund.org Conservation International Applies innovations in science, economics, policy and community participation to protect the Earth’s richest regions of biodiversity, major tropical wilderness areas and key marine ecosystems. 2011 Crystal Drive, Suite 500, Arlington, VA 22202, (800) 406-2306, www.conservation.org

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Defenders of Wildlife Working since 1947 to save America’s endangered animals and threatened habitat for future generations through public education, citizen action and scientific research. 1130 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-4604, (202) 682-9400, www.Defenders.org Earth Day Network Helps people in diverse schools and communities around the world improve the health of their children and the environment. 1616 P Street, NW, Suite 340, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 518-0044, www.earthday.net Elachee Nature Science Center Provides quality environmental education and natural experiences for more than 35,000 school children and 30,000 adults and families each year at its Center and 1,400-acre Nature Preserve. 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville, GA 30504, (770) 535-1976, www.elachee.org Environmental and Energy Study Institute Protecting the climate by educating Congress, developing innovative solutions and building broad coalitions to move America to efficient and renewable energy for a sustainable future. 1112 16th Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 628-1400, www.eesi.org Environmental Defense Environmental Defense Fund’s scientists, economists and attorneys design practical, long-term strategies to protect wildlife, natural resources, safeguard clean air, water and human health. 257 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10010, (800) 684-3322, www.environmentaldefense.org Environmental Law Institute Environmental law that works for you: community-based education + research on national problems = solutions to protect people and nature. Independent and non-partisan. 2000 L Street, NW, Suite 620, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 939-3800, www.eli.org Friends of the Earth Strives to preserve our natural resources, advocate for public health protection and work for environmental justice for all peoples throughout the world. 1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036-2008, (877) 843-8687, www.foe.org FRIENDS of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia The Garden’s mission is to foster appreciation, understanding and stewardship of plants and nature through research, collections, horticulture gardens, educational programs, and special events. 2450 South Milledge Avenue, Athens, GA 30605, (706) 542-1244, www.uga.edu/botgarden

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Georgia Conservancy Founded in 1967, the Georgia Conservancy engages environmental, business, governmental and education groups to collaboratively develop solutions to protect Georgia’s natural environment. 817 West Peachtree St., Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30308, (404) 876-2900, www.georgiaconservancy.org Georgia Organics Georgia Organics is a member supported non-profit organization working to integrate healthy, sustainable and locally grown food into the lives of all Georgians. P.O. Box 8924, Atlanta, GA 31106, www.georgiaorganics.org Georgia Ornithological Society Promotes recreational birding, scientific ornithological studies and the preservation of bird habitat. P.O. Box 5825, Valdosta, GA 31603, (478) 953-8421, www.gos.org Georgia Wildlife Federation Georgia Wildlife Federation – All programs support the thoughtful steward­ ship of Georgia’s life-sustaining resources, including water, forests, plants, and dependent wildlife. 11600 Hazelbrand Road, Covington, GA 30014, (770) 787-7887, www.gwf.org GreenLaw Provides free, high-quality legal assistance to local, state and national environmental organizations working to protect Georgia’s natural resources from unlawful air and water pollution. State Bar of Georgia Building, 104 Marietta St., Suite 430, Atlanta, GA 30303, (404) 659-3122, www.green-law.org Izaak Walton League of America From hunters to hikers, our members protect America’s outdoors through community-based conservation, education, commonsense public policy, and a commitment to strong outdoor ethics. 707 Conservation Lane, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, (800) IKE-LINE, www.iwla.org Land Trust Alliance Leads 1,700 conservation groups across America to save the forests, farms, waterways and natural areas you love in communities where you live, work and travel. 1660 L Street, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 638-4725, www.lta.org Museum of Arts & Sciences A multi-disciplinary institution serving Georgians and promoting informed environmental decision-making through environmental education programs on-site. 4182 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210-4806, (478) 477-3232, www.masmacon.com

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National Audubon Society Audubon works to protect birds, wildlife and their habitats, including our oceans. Educational outreach programs instruct and inspire future conservationists. Audubon Centers offer outdoor experiences. 225 Varicle Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10014, (212) 979-3000, www.audubon.org National Parks Conservation Association Preserves national parks from the Grand Canyon to Gettysburg; protects endangered wildlife and cultural sites; promotes new parks; defends against pollution, inappropriate development and overcrowding. 1300 19th Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036, (800) NAT-PARK, www. npca.org National Wildlife Federation America’s conservation organization dedicated to protecting endangered species and habitats for our children’s future and connecting people with nature through education and action opportunities. 11100 Wildlife Center Drive, Reston, VA 20190-5362, (800) 332-4949, www.nwf.org Natural Resources Defense Council NRDC defends embattled wilderness, rivers, clean air, coasts and wildlife across America and around the globe. Saved Baja’s whales, Canada’s spirit bears, and California’s sequoias. 40 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011, (212) 727-2700, www.nrdc.org The Nature Conservancy, Georgia Chapter A leading international nonprofit, The Nature Conservancy preserves natural communities representing the diversity of life on Earth, and in Georgia, protects forests, freshwater and coastal habitats. 1330 West Peachtree St., Suite 410, Atlanta, GA 30309, (404) 873-6946, www.nature.org/georgia Ocean Conservancy Through research, education and science-based advocacy, the Ocean Conservancy informs, inspires and empowers people to speak and act on behalf of the oceans. 1300 19th Street, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, (800) 519-1541, www.oceanconservancy.org Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center Interactive programs and live animal exhibits focus on awareness and education of the natural and cultural environment of the Chattahoochee River region. 4225 University Avenue, 151 Lenoir Hall, CSU, Columbus, GA 31907, (706) 687-4090, http://oxbow.colstate.edu Park Pride Promotes action for more and better parks throughout Atlanta through Friends-of-the-Park Groups, Adopt-a-Park, Community Gardens, volunteering, park visioning, grants and educational events. 675 Ponce de Leon Avenue, NE, 8th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30308, (404) 817-6761, www.parkpride.org

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The Peregrine Fund Saves eagles, condors, falcons, and other endangered birds through research, breeding and conservation programs. Helps preserve rainforests. Educates children and adults about nature and science. 5668 West Flying Hawk Lane, Boise, ID 83709, (208) 362-3716, www.peregrinefund.org Pesticide Action Network North America Works to eliminate poisonous pesticides. Links consumer, labor, health, environment and agriculture groups internationally to advance safer, ecologically sound pest control alternatives. 49 Powell Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94102, (415) 981-1771, www.panna.org Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Converts thousands of miles of unused railroad corridors into public trails for walking, bicycling, hiking, skating, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, wildlife habitats and nature appreciation. 2121 Ward Court, NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, (866) 202-9788, www.railstrails.org Rainforest Alliance Works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by trans­ forming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. 665 Broadway, Suite 500, New York, NY 10012-2331, (888) MY-EARTH, www.rainforest-alliance.org Reynolds Nature Preserve William H. Reynolds Memorial Nature Preserve is a 146-acre woodland dedicated to conservation and preservation while fostering an appre­ciation of the natural environment through educational programs. 5665 Reynolds Road, Morrow, GA 30260, (770) 603-4188, www.co.clayton.ga.us Rocky Mountain Institute Delivers practical information that helps citizens, businesses and governments save energy and natural resources, prevent pollution and strengthen communities through increased efficiency and innovative technologies. 1739 Snowmass Creek Road, Snowmass, CO 81654-9199, (970) 927-3851, www.rmi.org Scenic America Protects natural beauty, fights billboard blight and saves America’s special places. Our education and advocacy preserve thousands of miles of roads and hundreds of communities. 1250 (Eye) Street, NW, Suite 750 A, Washington, DC 20005, (202) 638-0550, www.scenic.org The Sierra Club Foundation Protects the right of human beings – and all living things – to a clean, sustainable environment while exploring, enjoying and protecting the wild places of earth. 1401 Peachtree Street, Suite 345, Atlanta, GA 30309, (404) 607-1262, www.georgia.sierraclub.org

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Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Promotes responsible energy choices that create global warming solutions and ensure clean, safe and healthy communities throughout the Southeast. 250 Arizona Avenue, NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, (866) 522-SACE, www.cleanenergy.org Southface Energy Institute Promotes sustainable homes, workplaces and communities through education, research, advocacy and technical assistance. 241 Pine Street, Atlanta, GA 30308, (404) 872-3549, www.southface.org The Student Conservation Association Over 1,600,000 hours of environmental service yearly, with high school and college volunteers working in parks, forests and refuges nationwide. Building trails, saving wildlife, helping visitors. P.O. Box 550, 689 River Road, Charlestown, NH 03603, (603) 543-1700, www.theSCA.org Surfrider Foundation Protects and preserves the world’s oceans, waves and beaches through conservation, activism, research and education. Activities include: water quality monitoring, environmental education and grassroots activism. P.O. Box 6010, San Clemente, CA 92674-6010, (800) 743-SURF, www.surfrider.org Trees Atlanta Non-profit citizen’s group that plants and conserves trees and educates the public about the importance of trees. Since 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted and distributed over 72,000 trees. 225 Chester Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30316, (404) 522-4097, www.treesatlanta.org Trout Unlimited, Georgia Council Protects and restores native trout and cold water habitat by improving the quality of Georgia’s water resources. 3836 Foxwood Road, Duluth, GA 30096, www.georgiatu.org and www.tu.org The Trust for Public Land Conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, gardens and other natural places, ensuring livable communities for generations to come. 600 W. Peachtree Street, NW, Suite 1840, Atlanta, GA 30308, (404) 873-7306, www.tpl.org U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund, Inc. PIRG protects the environment and public health. We organize citizens to ensure clean air and clean water; to prevent global warming and preserve natural resources. 218 D Street, SE, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20003, (202) 546-9707, www.uspirg.org Union of Concerned Scientists Scientists and citizens working on solutions to reduce air pollution and global warming, protect biodiversity, prevent nuclear proliferation and ensure a sustainable, safe food system. 2 Brattle Square, P.O. Box 9105, Cambridge, MA 02238-9105, (800) 666-8276, www.ucsusa.org

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Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper Advocates the protection and stewardship of the Chattahoochee River and its watershed to restore and preserve the river’s health for people, fish and wildlife. 3 Puritan Mill, 916 Joseph Lowery Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30318, 404-352-9828, www.chattahoochee.org The Wilderness Society Works to protect special wild places from development so that future generations will have the opportunity to enjoy America’s natural heritage. 1615 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20036, (800) THE-WILD, www.wilderness.org Wilderness Southeast Delivering life experiences with semester of nature-based science enrich­ ment for public middle schoolers. Teaching ecology, how water quality affects lives, critical thinking and stewardship skills. 9521 Whitfield Avenue, Savannah, GA 31406, (912) 897-5108, www.wilderness-southeast.org. Wildlife Conservation Society Saves endangered species and threatened ecosystems in 61 countries; teaches ecology and inspires care for wildlife through the Bronx Zoo and national science education programs. 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10460-1099, (718) 220-6891, www.wcs.org World Wildlife Fund Protects endangered wildlife and their threatened habitats by providing emergency assistance and long-term support to parks, nature preserve and anti-poaching activities on five continents. 1250 24th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037, (202) 293-4800, www.worldwildlife.org

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“Earth Share of Georgia is working for the day when… all days are smog free, every child can walk to a park, and Georgians can safely enjoy our rivers again.” Earth Share provides a simple, convenient way for you to support the environment and healthy communities. Our member organizations work hard every day to address environmental health risks, restore natural habitats, protect wildlife, reduce global warming, and much more. Earth Share of Georgia is a not-for-profit organization created by its member organizations to represent them in employee workplace giving campaigns in the state of Georgia and to provide them an efficient and secure way to manage their donations. Earth Share of Georgia annually certifies that its members operate with the highest ethical and professional standards and engage in active programs that protect our air, land, water and health on local, national and global levels. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent provided by law and can be made through payroll giving programs at participating workplaces or directly to Earth Share of Georgia. For more information about Earth Share of Georgia and our member organizations, creating a workplace giving campaign, or adding environmental choices to the charitable contribution plan where you work, please visit www.earthsharega.org or call us at (404) 873-3173.

Earth Share of Georgia 1447 Peachtree Street Suite 214 Atlanta, GA 30309 (404) 873-3173 info@earthsharega.org www.earthsharega.org


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