Environmental Organizations

Name
Category
Contact
4RM+ULA (Formula)
St. Paul
Green Building, Sustainability 651.292.0106
info@4rmula.com
Alchemy Architects
St. Paul
Green Building, Sustainability 651.647.6650
info@weehouse.com
Alliance for Metropolitan Stability
St. Paul
Gardening, Policy, Religion & Enviro, Urban Planning 612.332.4471
russ@metrostability.org
Alliance for Sustainability
Minneapolis
Enviro Business Ethics, Religion & Enviro, Sustainability 612.331.1099
sean@afors.org
Art Start
St. Paul
Enviro Education 651-698-2787
http://www.artstart.org/volunteer/
Audobon Minnesota
Twin Cities
Bird Ecology, Conservation, Enviro Education 651-739-9332
Aurora/St. Anthony Dvlpmt.
Minneapolis
Policy, Urban Planning 651.222.0399
nieeta@aurorastanthony.org
BARR Engineering
Minneapolis
Environmental Consulting, Engineering 952-832-2600
Bell Museum of Natural History
Minneapolis
Conservation, Education, Research Katie Speckman, Volunteer Coordinator,
(612) 624-6878
sathe095@umn.edu
http://www.bellmuseum.umn.edu/GetInvolved/Volunteer/index.htm
Bike Alliance of MN
Minneapolis
Transportation info@bikemn.org
Blue Green Alliance
Minneapolis
Enviro Business Ethics, Labor, Policy David Foster (Executive Director)
612.466.4484, chelseak@bluegreenalliance.org
Blue Water Ponds
St. Paul
Water, Sustainable Technology 651-252-1598
http://www.bluewaterpond.com/Interns.html
Capitol Region Watershed District
St. Paul
Water Quality Dawn Nelson
651.644.8888, dawn@capitolregionwd.org
Center for Biological Diversity
Minneapolis
Conservation, Policy, Legislation (651) 955-3821
cadkinsgiese@biologicaldiversity.org
Center for Energy & Environment
Minneapolis
Energy, Sustainability rhenderson@mncee.org
Clean up the River Environment
St. Paul
Enviro Education, Policy, Water Quality 320.296.2984
cure@cureriver.org
Clean Water Action
Twin Cities
Legislation, Policy, Water Quality http://www.cleanwateraction.org/about/contact
Community Design Center of MN
St. Paul
Conservation, Enviro-Education, Community Development 651.228.7073
info@urbanrootsmn.org
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
St. Paul
Biology, Conservation, Enviro Education 651.487.8252
Compatible Technology International
St. Paul
Food Access, Sustainability 651-632-3912
http://www.compatibletechnology.org/get-involved/volunteer.html
Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa
St. Paul
Resource Management, Conservation, Emergency Response, Environmental Stewardship 651.209.9900
http://conservationcorps.org/volunteer/
Conservation MN
Minneapolis
Conservation, Legislation, Policy 612.767.2444
info@conservationminnesota.org
Cooperative Energy Futures
St. Paul
Energy, Enviro Education, Legislation, Policy, Urban Planning 612.568.2334
info@cooperativeenergyfutures.com
Corcoran Neighborhood Org.
Twin Cities
Urban Planning 612.724.7457
amy@corcoranneighborhood.org
Cycles for Change (Formerly Sibley Bike Coop)
St. Paul
Transportation 651-222-2080
Dero Bike Racks
Minneapolis
Transportation 800.891.9298
District 1 Community Council
Minneapolis
Urban Planning 651.501.6345
district1council@aol.com
Do It Green! MN
St. Paul
Enviro Education, Publications 612.345.7973
ami@doitgreen.org
Dodge Nature Center
St. Paul
Agriculture, Green Spaces, Enviro Education 651.789.5211
tyocum@dodgenaturecenter.org
Dovetail Partners, Inc.
Minneapolis
Conservation, Forest Eco., Green Building 612.333.0430
info@dovetailinc.org
Earth Clean Corporation
St. Paul
Sustainable Technology 612-230-3550
Eco Education
Minneapolis
Enviro Education 651.222.7691
www.ecoeducation.org/contact-us.html
Eggplant Urban Farm Supply
St. Paul
Agriculture, Gardening, Sustainability 651.645.0818
audrey@eggplantsupply.com
Energy Resources
St. Louis Park
Energy, Sustainability 612.889.0447
http://www.energyresourcesmn.com/contactus.cfm
Environment MN
St. Paul
Energy, Legislation, Policy, Sustainability 612.331.8404
http://www.environmentminnesota.org/contact
Environmental Justice Advocates of MN
Minneapolis
Enviro Business Ethics, Enviro Justice, Labor 612.886.3754
www.ejamn.org/contact
Environmental Law and Policy Center
St. Paul
Policy, Litigation 651-789-1407
Eureka Recycling
Minneapolis
Policy, Recycling 651.222.7678
info@eurekarecycling.org
Fresh Energy (Formerly ME3)
Minneapolis
Energy, Enviro Justice, Policy, Sustainability, Transportation, Urban Planning 651.225.0878
info@fresh-energy.org
Friends of the Boundary Waters
Minneapolis
Conservation, Forest Eco. 612.332.9630
www.friends-bwca.org/contact/
Friends of the Mississippi
St. Paul
Conservation, Land Use 651.222.2193
www.fmr.org/contact
Friends of the Parks & Trails of St. Paul and Ramsey Co.
St. Paul
Green Spaces 651.689.3558
info@friendsoftheparks.org
Gardening Matters
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Gardening, Green Spaces 612.821.2358
info@gardeningmatters.org
Grassroots Solutions
Minneapolis
Consulting 612.465.8566
Great Plains Institute
Minneapolis
Energy, Policy, Sustainability 612.278.7150
Great River Greening
St. Paul
Green Spaces, Water Quality 651.665.9500
info@greatrivergreening.org
Green St. Paul
St. Paul
Sustainability, Urban Planning, Green Economy, Policy Jesse Mortenson (Spokesperson)
(651) 442-5734
http://greensaintpaul.org/civicrm/profile/create?reset=1&gid=15
Greenpeace
Minneapolis
Enviro Business Ethics, Legislation, Policy interns@wdc.greenpeace.org
Harvest Moon Backyard Farmers
Agriculture, Enviro Education, Gardening 612-209-2146
info@harvestmoonfarmers.com
High Winds Fund, The
St. Paul
Urban Planning 651.696.6552
highwinds@macalester.edu
Innovative Power Systems
St. Paul
Energy, Sustainability 651.789.5305
Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Forest Eco., Policy, Sustainability 612.870.0453
www.iatp.org/contact
Institute for Local Self-Reliance, The
Minneapolis
Energy, Policy, Urban Planning 612.276.3456
info@ilsr.org
Izaak Walton League of America
St. Paul
Agriculture, Energy, Land Use, Policy, Publications, Sustainability, Urban Planning, Water Quality 301.548.0150
info@iwla.org
KidWind Project
St. Paul
Energy, Enviro Education 877-917-0079
info@kidwind.org
Land Stewardship Project
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Policy, Sustainability George Boody (Executive Director)
612.722.6377, gboody@landstewardshipproject.org
Locus Architecture
Minneapolis
Green Building, Sustainability 612.706.5600
www.locusarchitecture.com/contact/
Lutheran Coalition for Public Policy in MN
St. Paul
Religion & Enviro Pastor Mark Peters
651.224.5499, lcppm.org/contact-lcppm
Macalester Sustainability Office
St. Paul
Sustainability Suzanne Hansen
651.696.6019, shansen2@macalester.edu
Met Council, The
St. Paul
Energy, Green Spaces, Planning, Policy, Transportation, Urban Planning 651.602.1000
data.center@metc.state.mn.us
Midwest Food Connection
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Enviro Education 651.373.9878
contact@midwestfoodconnection.org
Minneapolis Biomass Exchange
Minneapolis
Energy, Recycling, Sustainability 612.605.1540
Minneapolis Environmental Services (Part of the Minneapolis Health Department)
Minneapolis
Policy, Litigation, Government "(612) 673-2301
health@minneapolismn.gov "
Minnehaha Creek Watershed District
St. Paul
Water Quality 952.471.0590
admin@minnehahacreek.org
Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
St. Paul
Conservation, Water Quality, Government (651) 296-3767
Minnesota Brownfields
Minneaplis
Sustainability, Enviro-education, Research (651) 307-4371
Minnesota Department of Health ? Environmental Health Division
St. Paul
Policy, Government 651-201-4571
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/hrm/studentworker/dsp_interestform.cfm
Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light
Minneapolis
Religion & Enviro 612-246-4655
director@mnipl.org (Mindy Ahler Olmstead)
Mississippi National River & Recreation Area
St. Paul
Green Spaces Kathy Swenson (Volunteer Coordinator)
651.293.8424
MN 2020
St. Paul
Legislation, Policy John Van Hecke (Executive Director)
651.379.9382, john.vanhecke@mn2020.org
MN Center for Environmental Advocacy
St. Paul
Legislation, Policy, Water Quality 651.223.5969
mcea@mncenter.org
MN Conservation Volunteer Magazine (of the DNR)
Minneapolis
Publications 651.296.6157
mcvletters@dnr.state.mn.us
MN Dept. of Agriculture
St. Paul
Agriculture, Policy, Sustainability Barbara Weisman
barbara.weisman@state.mn.us, 651-201-6631
MN Dept. of Employment & Economic Dvlpmt.
St. Paul
Urban Planning 651.259.7114
deed.customerservice@state.mn.us
MN Dept. of Natural Resources (DNR)
St. Paul
Biology, Conservation, Forest Eco., Green Spaces, Land Use, Sustainability, Water Quality Renee Vail (Volunteer Admin)
651.259.5249
MN Dept. of Transportation
St. Paul
Transportation 651.296.3000
info.dot@state.mn.us
MN Environmental Initiative
Minneapolis
Enviro Business Ethics 612.334.3388
www.environmental-intiative.org/contact
MN Environmental Partnership
St. Paul
Conservation, Land Use 651.290.0154< br /> info@MEPartnership.org
MN Geospatial Information Ctr.
St. Paul
Conservation, Land Use, Urban Planning 651.201.2499
mn.geo@state.mn.us
MN Green Affordable Housing Guide
Minneapolis
Green Building 612.624.1351
csbr@umn.edu
MN GreenStar
Twin Cities
Green Building 651.493.0294
info@mngreenstar.org
MN Inner City Outings (of Sierra Club - North Star Chapter)
St. Paul
Enviro Education 612.659.9124
minnesotaico@yahoo.com
MN Institute for Sustainable Agriculture
St. Paul
Agriculture, Policy, Sustainability 612.625.8235
misamail@umn.edu
MN Internship Center
Minneapolis
Enviro Education Amy Libman (Volunteer Manager) 612.722.5416 x106
alibman@mnic.org
MN Land Trust
St. Paul
Conservation, Land Use 651.647.9590
mnland@mnland.org
MN Off-Road Cyclists (MORC)
St. Paul
Conservation, Transportation staff@morcmtb.org
MN Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
St. Paul
Sustainability 651.296.6300
daniel.helwig@pca.state.mn.us
MN Project, The
St. Paul
Agriculture, Energy, Policy, Sustainability, Urban Planning mnproject@mnproject.org
MN State Horticultural Society
Roseville
Agriculture, Enviro Education, Gardening, Publications info@NorthernGardener.org
651.643.3601
MN Sustainable Housing Initiative
Minneapolis
Green Building mnshi@umn.edu
MN Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Minneapolis
Conservation, Green Spaces 952.854.5900
Volunteer Coordinator: sarah_inouye@fws.gov
MN Waste Wise
St. Paul
Enviro Business Ethics, Recycling, Waste Management 651.292.4650
mnwastewise@mnchamber.com
MPIRG
St. Paul
Legislation, Policy 612.627.4035
info@mpirg.org
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Bloomington, MN
Conservation 612-564-7284
National Wind, LLC
St. Paul
Energy, Enviro Business Ethics, Sustainability 612.746.6600
Natural Resource Section of the St. Paul Department of Parks and Recreation
St. Paul
Conservation, Enviro-Education, Community Development
Nature Conservancy, The
Minneapolis
Biology, Conservation 612.331.0750
minnestoa@tnc.org
Nature Serve
St. Paul
Conservation, Resource Management 703-908-1817
Neighborhood Energy Connection, The
St. Paul
Energy, Enviro Education, Sustainability, Urban Planning 651.221.4462
info@thenec.org
Ordway Natural History Center (KONHSA)
St. Paul
Conservation, Enviro History, Green Spaces 651.455.6204
andersonm@macalester.edu
Parks & Trails Council of MN
St. Paul
Conservation, Green Spaces, Land Use 651.726.2457
info@parksandtrails.org
Patagonia
St. Paul
Enviro Business Ethics 651-698-1703
Pentair
Minneapolis
Water, Sustainable Technology (763) 545-1730
Perkins & Will
Minneapolis
Green Building, Sustainability (612) 851-5000
Permaculture Research Institute - Backyard Harvest
Minneapolis
Enviro Education, Gardening 612.242.8768
coordinator@pricoldclimate.org
Progressive Associates, Inc.
St. Paul
Enviro Business Ethics, Sustainability 651.330.1294
info@progressive-associates.com
Ramsey Country Parks and Recreation - Natural Resource Management Division
Bloomington, MN
Land Management, Sustainability 651-748-2500
parks@co.ramsey.mn.us
Raptor Center, The
St. Paul
Conservation, Enviro Education 612.624.4745
trcvol@umn.edu
ReGo Electric Conversions
Minneapolis
Energy, Transportation 612.822.1626
REI
Roseville
Enviro Business Ethics 651.635.0211
Renewing the Countryside
St. Paul
Agriculture, Conservation, Gardening, Sustainability, Urban Planning Jan Joannides (Executive Director) 612.251.7304
info@rtcinfo.org
Science Museum of MN
St. Paul
Enviro Education 651.221.9444
jobs@smm.org
Sea Life Aquarium Minnesota
Bloomington
Enviro Education
Seward Redesign
St. Paul
Labor, Urban Planning Brian Miller (Executive Director)
612.435.0275, brian@redesigninc.org
Shelter Architecture
St. Paul
Sustainability 651.870.4081
info@shelterarchitecture.com
Sierra Club, North Star Chapter
Minneapolis
Conservation, Energy, Enviro Justice, Land Use, Legislation, Policy, Sustainability, Transportation, Water Quality 651.659.9124
north.star.chapter@sierraclub.org
St. Paul Parks Conservancy
St. Paul
Conservation, Policy, Government 651.292.1229
St. Paul Smart Trips
St. Paul
Policy, Transportation Jessica Treat (Executive Director)
651.224.8555 x20, jessica@smart-trips.org
Stones Throw Urban Farm
Twin Cities
Agriculture, Enviro Education, Gardening http://stonesthrowurbanfarm.wordpress.com/contact-us/
The Great Plains Institute (GPI)
Minneapolis
Energy, Policy, Sustainability (612) 278-7150
Three Rivers Park District
St. Paul
Green Spaces 763.559.6706
volunteer@threeriversparkdistrict.org
Toro
Bloomington, MN
Sustainable Technology 952-888-8801
Transit for Livable Communities
St. Paul
Policy, Transportation 651.767.0298
tlc@tlcminnesota.org
Trust for Public Land
Twin Cities
Conservation, Green Spaces 651.917.2240
midwest@tpl.org
University of Minnesota ? Institute on the Environment
St. Paul
Sustainability, Research 612-626-9553
U-Plan
St. Paul
Urban Planning Adam Maleitzke (Director)
651.641.0293, adam@u-plan.org
Urban Arts Academy
Minneapolis
Enviro Education Teresa Hichens-Olson (Program Director) 612.827.1641
artmpower@hotmail.com
Urban Rebuilders
Minneapolis
Urban Planning, Green Building Mr. Sheff Otis
612.259.7752, info@urbanrebuilders.com
Wellstone Action
Minneapolis
Legislation, Policy 651.645.3939
info@wellstone.org
Wilderness Inquiry
St. Paul
Enviro Education, Recreation (612) 676-9400
info@wildernessinquiry.org
http://www.wildernessinquiry.org/get_involved/internships.php
Will Steger Foundation
Minneapolis
Enviro Education, Policy 612.278.7147
info@willstegerfoundation.org
Windustry
Minneapolis
Energy, Policy, Sustainability, Urban Planning 612.200.0331
info@windustry.org
Women's Environmental Institute
North Branch
Agriculture, Enviro Education, Enviro Justice, Policy 651.583.0705
www.w-e-i.org/contact
Youth Farm & Market Project
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Enviro Education, Gardening Phil Rooney (Volunteer Coord.)
612.872.4226, phil@youthfarm.net