Environmental Organizations

Name
Category
Keywords
Contact
4RM+ULA (Formula)
St. Paul
Green Building, Sustainability Architecture, art and technology, spanish speaking opportunities 651.292.0106
info@4rmula.com
Alchemy Architects
St. Paul
Green Building, Sustainability Traditional architecture, design service, general consultation 651.647.6650
info@alchemyarch.com
Alliance for Metropolitan Stability
St. Paul
Gardening, Policy, Religion & Enviro, Urban Planning Advocacy coalition, racial, economic, and environmental justice, grassroots organization 612.332.4471
russ@metrostability.org
Alliance for Sustainability
Minneapolis
Enviro Education, Sustainability Nonprofit, community outreach, environmental action �612-250-0389
sean@afors.org
Art Start
St. Paul
Enviro Education Nonprofit, arts and education, environmental stewardship, youth and family participation 651-698-2787
Audobon Minnesota
Twin Cities
Bird Ecology, Conservation, Enviro Education Nonprofit, conservation, restoration, education and policy 651-739-9332
Aurora/St. Anthony Dvlpmt. (ASANDC)
Minneapolis
Policy, Urban Planning Community development, affordable housing, youth and resident leadership 651.222.0399
nieeta@aurorastanthony.org
BARR Engineering
Minneapolis
Environmental Consulting, Engineering Consulting service, natural resource management, permitting, lanscape design, field study 952-832-2600
Bell Museum of Natural History
Minneapolis
Conservation, Education, Research Natural history, public outreach, research and education, stewardship 612- 624-6878
sathe095@umn.edu
Bike Alliance of MN
Minneapolis
Transportation Bike advocacy, bike safety education, community outreach, technical assistance info@bikemn.org
Blue Green Alliance
Minneapolis
Enviro Business Ethics, Labor, Policy Unions and environmental orgs, public policy, research, advocacy and education 612-466-4484
chelseak@bluegreenalliance.org
Capitol Region Watershed District
St. Paul
Water Quality Permitting, water quality monitoring/mapping, education and outreach, funding and grants 651-644-8888
dawn@capitolregionwd.org
Center for Biological Diversity
Minneapolis
Conservation, Policy, Legislation Public advocacy, media outreach, national and international, endangered species protection 651 955-3821
cadkinsgiese@biologicaldiversity.org
Center for Energy & Environment (CEE)
Minneapolis
Energy, Sustainability Nonprofit, field and market research, engineering services, energy efficiency rhenderson@mncee.org
Citizen's League of Minnesota
St. Paul
Legislation, Policy Event planning, civic engagement (651) 293-0575
aarling@citizensleague.org
Clean up the River Environment (CURE)
St. Paul
Enviro Education, Policy, Water Quality Sustainability, education, outdoor activities, cultural events, communication/engagement 320-296-2984
cure@cureriver.org
Clean Water Action
Twin Cities
Legislation, Policy, Water Quality Grassroots groups, coalitions, environmental protection, state and national campaigns 612-623-3666
mncwa@cleanwater.org
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
St. Paul
Biology, Conservation, Enviro Education Animal/plant management, green design, education residency, stewardship 651-487-8252
ComoVolunteers@ci.stpaul.mn.us
Compatible Technology International
St. Paul
Food Access, Sustainability Non-profit, international aid, technology, education, nutrition, water safety, entrepreneurial support 651-632-3912
cti@compatibletechnology.org
Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa
St. Paul
Resource Management, Conservation, Emergency Response, Environmental Stewardship Youth training, service-learning, career building, job placement, environmental education 651-209-9900
info@conservationcorps.org
Conservation MN
Minneapolis
Conservation, Legislation, Policy Non-profit, advocacy, budget analysis, communication, natural resource protection 612-767-2444
info@conservationminnesota.org
Cooperative Energy Futures
St. Paul
Energy, Enviro Education, Legislation, Policy, Urban Planning Cooperative, workshops, community outreach, energy ownership 612-568-2334
info@cooperativeenergyfutures.com
Corcoran Neighborhood Org.
Twin Cities
Urban Planning Information, community advocacy, sustainability, diversity, civic engagement 612.724.7457
eric@corcoranneighborhood.org
Cycles for Change (Formerly Sibley Bike Coop)
St. Paul
Transportation Diversity and empowerment, bike safety, neighborhood outreach, bicycle access and education 651-222-2080
volunteer@cyclesforchange.org
Dero Bike Racks
Minneapolis
Transportation Transportation advocacy, green company, art, biking 800.891.9298
District 1 Community Council
Minneapolis
Urban Planning Community outreach, government, community development, 651.501.6345
district1council@aol.com
Do It Green! MN
St. Paul
Enviro Education, Publications Nonprofit, green and sustainable living, community outreach, workshops 612.345.7973
ami@doitgreen.org
Dodge Nature Center
St. Paul
Agriculture, Green Spaces, Enviro Education Outdoor classrooms, teaching programs, community involvement 651.789.5211
tyocum@dodgenaturecenter.org
Dovetail Partners, Inc.
Minneapolis
Conservation, Forest Eco., Green Building Nonprofit, sustainability, forestry certification, land use research 612.333.0430
info@dovetailinc.org
Earth Clean Corporation
St. Paul
Sustainable Technology Green technology, chemistry, research 612-230-3550
Eco Education
Minneapolis
Enviro Education Nonprofit, sustainability education, civic engagement, youth outreach, mentoring 651.222.7691
info@ecoeducation.org
Eggplant Urban Farm Supply
St. Paul
Agriculture, Gardening, Sustainability Backyard homesteading, gardening supplies, community outreach, classrooms 651.645.0818
audrey@eggplantsupply.com
Energy Resources
St. Louis Park
Energy, Sustainability Education, community outreach, event marketing, research (surveying), hispanic and latino outreach 612.889.0447
pat@energyresourcesmktg.com
Environment America
Minneapolis
Legislation, Enviro Education, Conservation National campaign, community outreach, environmental policy and advocacy (617) 747-4449�
Environment MN
St. Paul
Energy, Legislation, Policy, Sustainability Advocacy, research reports, canvassing, fundraising, petitioning 612.331.8404
Environmental Law and Policy Center
St. Paul
Policy, Litigation Clean energy development, public interest, eco-business, advocacy campaigns, environmental law 651-789-1407
jdexter@elpc.org
Eureka Recycling
Minneapolis
Policy, Recycling Nonprofit, zero-waste, recycling services, events, communications 651.222.7678
info@eurekarecycling.org
Fort Snelling State Park
St. Paul
Green Spaces, Conservation Community space, outdoor recreation, outreach, conservation 612-279-3550
fortsnelling.statepark@state.mn.us
Fresh Energy (Formerly ME3)
Minneapolis
Energy, Enviro Justice, Policy, Sustainability, Transportation, Urban Planning Public policy, clean energy, carbon reduction, government education, climate and health 651.225.0878
info@fresh-energy.org
Friends of the Boundary Waters
Minneapolis
Conservation, Forest Eco. Preservation and restoration, legislation, wilderness, policy, Washington DC 612.332.9630
info@friends-bwca.org.
Friends of the Mississippi
St. Paul
Conservation, Land Use Charitable organization, land coservation, watershed protection, stewardship 651.222.2193
www.fmr.org/contact
Friends of the Parks & Trails of St. Paul and Ramsey Co.
St. Paul
Green Spaces Community outreach, public education, development, public policy 651.689.3558
info@friendsoftheparks.org
Frogtown Farm and Park
St. Paul
Green Space, Farming Food systems, urban farming, community outreach 651-212-5383
info@frogtownfarm.org
Gardening Matters
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Gardening, Green Spaces Nonprofit, community gardening, food systems, Good Food movement, public relations/advocacy 612.821.2358
info@gardeningmatters.org
Grassroots Solutions
Minneapolis
Consulting Grassroots strategy, organizing, evaluation, consulting services 612.465.8566
internship@grassrootssolutions.com
Great Plains Institute
Minneapolis
Energy, Policy, Sustainability Research and analysis, policy development, technology, energy efficiency 612.278.7150
Great River Greening
St. Paul
Green Spaces, Water Quality Nonprofit, community restoration,.ecological inventories, restoration, management 651.665.9500
info@greatrivergreening.org
Green St. Paul
St. Paul
Sustainability, Urban Planning, Green Economy, Policy City policy, neighborhood projects, social and economic justice, canvassing (651) 442-5734
Greenpeace
Minneapolis
Enviro Business Ethics, Legislation, Policy Direct-action, investigation, collective movement, global organization, community empowerment interns@wdc.greenpeace.org
High Winds Fund, The
St. Paul
Urban Planning Macalester, urban blight prevention, community engagement 651.696.6552
highwinds@macalester.edu
Innovative Power Systems
St. Paul
Energy, Sustainability Renewable energy, design and consultation, consumer/commercial programs 651.789.5305
Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy (IATP)
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Forest Eco., Policy, Sustainability Fair trade, food systems, research, local and global 612.870.0453
kswendsrud@iatp.org
Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR), The
Minneapolis
Energy, Policy, Urban Planning Community development, enterprise, financial resourcing 612.276.3456
info@ilsr.org
Izaak Walton League of America
St. Paul
Agriculture, Energy, Land Use, Policy, Publications, Sustainability, Urban Planning, Water Quality Conservation, grassroots development, environmental stewardship 301.548.0150
info@iwla.org
KidWind Project
St. Paul
Energy, Enviro Education Classroom resources, professional development workshops, community/school events 877-917-0079
info@kidwind.org
Land Stewardship Project
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Policy, Sustainability Nonprofit, community outreach, food and farming systems 612.722.6377
gboody@landstewardshipproject.org
Legislative Energy Commission
St. Paul
Legislative, Policy Renewable energy, research lcc@lcc.leg.mn
Locus Architecture
Minneapolis
Green Building, Sustainability Design consultation, construction management 612.706.5600
paul@locusarchitecture.com
Lutheran Coalition for Public Policy in MN
St. Paul
Religion & Enviro Public policy, community engagement, sustainability 651- 224-5499
peters@lcppm.org
Macalester Sustainability Office
St. Paul
Sustainability Macalester, college policy, administration, information center 651.696.6019, shansen2@macalester.edu
Met Council, The
St. Paul
Energy, Green Spaces, Planning, Policy, Transportation, Urban Planning Affordable housing, community outreach/development, investing 651.602.1000
data.center@metc.state.mn.us
Midwest Food Connection
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Enviro Education Food education, youth education, community outreach, school programming 651.373.9878
contact@midwestfoodconnection.org
Minneapolis Biomass Exchange
Minneapolis
Energy, Recycling, Sustainability Trade opportunities, market information, quality control, biomass exchange 612.605.1540
Minneapolis Environmental Services (Part of the Minneapolis Health Department)
Minneapolis
Policy, Litigation, Government Pollution control, permitting, environmental code enforecement, research/investigations 612 673-2301
health@minneapolismn.gov "
Minnehaha Creek Watershed District
St. Paul
Water Quality Local government, scientific research and monitoring, public education, permitting 952.471.0590
admin@minnehahacreek.org
Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
St. Paul
Conservation, Water Quality, Government Resource management and planning, grants, wetland conservation (651) 296-3767
Minnesota Brownfields
Minneaplis
Sustainability, Enviro-education, Research Nonprofit, redevelopment, brownfield cleanup, contaminated land rescue (651) 307-4371
mfaust@mnbrownfields.org
Minnesota Department of Health: Environmental Health Division
St. Paul
Policy, Government Environmental focus, health 651-201-4571
health.HR@state.mn.us
Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light
Minneapolis
Religion & Enviro Climate justice, legislation, community leadership training, youth empowerment 612-246-4655
director@mnipl.org
Minnesota Sea Grant
Duluth
Enviro Education, Conservation Research, water quality, resource management (218) 726-8106
seagr@d.umn.edu
Minnesota Technical Assistance Program
Minneapolis
Energy, Technology Resource use, research, business assistance 612.624.1300
mntap@umn.edu
Mississippi National River & Recreation Area
St. Paul
Green Spaces Habitat restoration, youth and public education, volunteer programming 651.293.8424
Mississippi River Fund
St. Paul
Green Spaces, Enviro Education Land stewardship, habitat restoration, youth and public education info@missriverfund.org
MN Center for Environmental Advocacy (MCEA)
St. Paul
Legislation, Policy, Water Quality Nonprofit, research, environmental policy, sustainability 651.223.5969
mcea@mncenter.org
MN Conservation Volunteer Magazine (of the DNR)
Minneapolis
Publications Outdoor information, conservation reporting, field coverage, outdoor news and issues 651.296.6157
mcvletters@dnr.state.mn.us
MN Dept. of Agriculture
St. Paul
Agriculture, Policy, Sustainability Food systems, environmental health, agricultural economies, natural resource protection 651-201-6631
barbara.weisman@state.mn.us
MN Dept. of Employment & Economic Dvlpmt.
St. Paul
Urban Planning Business support, community support, reporting and action plans, research 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 Citizen conservation, natural resource management, outdoor recreation 651.259.5249
info.dnr@state.mn.us
MN Dept. of Transportation (MNDOT)
St. Paul
Transportation Government programs, reporting, research 651.296.3000
info.dot@state.mn.us
MN Environmental Initiative
Minneapolis
Enviro Business Ethics Nonprofit, event planning, policy solutions, collaborative projects 612.334.3388
MN Environmental Partnership
St. Paul
Conservation, Land Use Nonprofit coalistion, policy, public education, community events, clean energy/water 651.290.0154< br/> info@MEPartnership.org
MN Geospatial Information Ctr.
St. Paul
Conservation, Land Use, Urban Planning GIS coordination, land management, government 651.201.2499
mn.geo@state.mn.us
MN Green Affordable Housing Guide
Minneapolis
Green Building Affordability and sustainability, web-based resource, design/architecture, research 612.624.1351
csbr@umn.edu
MN GreenStar
Twin Cities
Green Building Building standards, training, testing, rating service, project certification 651.493.0294
info@mngreenstar.org
MN Inner City Outings (of Sierra Club - North Star Chapter)
St. Paul
Enviro Education Community outreach, urban youth/edult education, wilderness experience 612.659.9124
minnesotaico@yahoo.com
MN Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (MISA)
St. Paul
Agriculture, Policy, Sustainability Farming systems, environmental stewardship, community assistance, University of Minnesota 612.625.8235
misamail@umn.edu
MN Internship Center (MNIC)
Minneapolis
Enviro Education Charter school, community partnership, career opportunities, education 612.722.5416 x106
alibman@mnic.org
MN Land Trust
St. Paul
Conservation, Land Use Nonprofit, land acquisition/management, community assistance, organizational support 651.647.9590
mnland@mnland.org
MN Off-Road Cyclists (MORC)
St. Paul
Conservation, Transportation Nonprofit, mountain biking, natural resource preservation, trail creation, maintenance, outreach staff@morcmtb.org
MN Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
St. Paul
Sustainability Environmental monitoring, cleanup, environmental education, resource conservation 651.296.6300
daniel.helwig@pca.state.mn.us
MN Project, The
St. Paul
Agriculture, Energy, Policy, Sustainability, Urban Planning Food systems, local, equitable production, renewable energy use mnproject@mnproject.org
MN State Horticultural Society
Roseville
Agriculture, Enviro Education, Gardening, Publications Magazine publication, horticulture, volunteering, low-income outreach info@NorthernGardener.org
651.643.3601
MN Sustainable Housing Initiative
Minneapolis
Green Building Case studies, online information, research, affordable housing, energy efficiency mnshi@umn.edu
MN Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Minneapolis
Conservation, Green Spaces Resource management, wildlife recreation, environmental education, habitat protection 952.854.5900
minnesotavalley@fws.gov
MN Waste Wise
St. Paul
Enviro Business Ethics, Recycling, Waste Management Nonprofit, chamber of commerce, consulting, training/workshops, research 651.292.4650
mnwastewise@mnchamber.com
MN350
Minneapolis
Conservation, Sustainability Divestment, grassroots organization, environmental policy 651-402 8901
kate@MN350.org
MPIRG
St. Paul
Legislation, Policy Environmental preservation, consumer protection, student resource 612.627.4035
info@mpirg.org
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Bloomington, MN
Conservation Nonprofit, grants, habitat restoration and protection, national organization 612-564-7284
info@nfwf.org
Natural Resource Section of the St. Paul Department of Parks and Recreation
St. Paul
Conservation, Enviro-Education, Community Development Green space maintenance, arts and gardens, environmental services, forestry 651-632-2411
ryanna.jackson@ci.stpaul.mn.us
Nature Conservancy, The
Minneapolis
Biology, Conservation International organization, conservation financing, research and planning 612.331.0750
minnestoa@tnc.org
Nature Serve
St. Paul
Conservation, Resource Management Nonprofit, natural heritage programs, data centers, analysis and scientific research 703-908-1817
lori_scott@natureserve.org
Neighborhood Energy Connection (NEC), The
St. Paul
Energy, Enviro Education, Sustainability, Urban Planning Nonprofit, energy conservation, residential and community programming 651.221.4462
info@thenec.org
Ordway Natural History Center (KONHSA)
St. Paul
Conservation, Enviro History, Green Spaces Macalester, research, civic engagement, land management 651.455.6204
andersonm@macalester.edu
Parks & Trails Council of MN
St. Paul
Conservation, Green Spaces, Land Use Legislation, natural resource management, outdoor recreation, education 651.726.2457
info@parksandtrails.org
Patagonia
St. Paul
Enviro Business Ethics Retail, grassroots funding, waste reduction, field reporting, communications 651-698-1703
Perkins & Will
Minneapolis
Green Building, Sustainability Urban design, landscape architecture, consulting, research (612) 851-5000
Permaculture Research Institute - Backyard Harvest (PRI)
Minneapolis
Enviro Education, Gardening Food systems, water systems, energy, research, education, community building 612.242.8768
Libby@pricoldclimate.org
Pollinate Minnesota
Minneapolis
Enviro Education, Legislation, Policy Nonprofit, public education, community outreach, government 612-245-6384
erin@pollinatemn.org
Progressive Associates, Inc.
St. Paul
Enviro Business Ethics, Sustainability Development, research, consulting, result tracking, green business 651.330.1294
info@progressive-associates.com
Ramsey County Parks and Rec - Natural Resource Management Division
Bloomington, MN
Land Management, Sustainability Surveying, permitting, natural resource management, habitat conservation 651-748-2500
parks@co.ramsey.mn.us
Ramsey County Public Health Dept-Environmental Health Division
St. Paul
Policy, Sustainability Government, permitting, environmental health 651.266.2400
askeh@co.ramsey.mn.us
Raptor Center, The
St. Paul
Conservation, Enviro Education Veterinary medicine, public education, programs and events 612.624.4745
trcvol@umn.edu
REI
Roseville
Enviro Business Ethics Environmental stewardship, non-profit partnership, outdoor and community programs 651.635.0211
Renewing the Countryside
St. Paul
Agriculture, Conservation, Gardening, Sustainability, Urban Planning Nonprofit, rural communities, development, public education 612.251.7304
info@rtcinfo.org
Science Museum of MN
St. Paul
Enviro Education Nonprofit, research and collection, science education, youth outreach, traveling exhibits 651.221.9444
jobs@smm.org
Sea Life Aquarium Minnesota
Bloomington
Enviro Education Research, breeding, rescue, conservation, education and public awareness 952-883-0202
sharky@sealifeus.com
Seward Redesign
St. Paul
Labor, Urban Planning Nonprofit, community development, policy advocacy, program administration 612.435.0275
brian@redesigninc.org
Shelter Architecture
St. Paul
Sustainability Design consultation, construction management 651.870.4081
info@shelterarchitecture.com
Sierra Club, North Star Chapter
Minneapolis
Conservation, Energy, Enviro Justice, Land Use, Legislation, Policy, Sustainability, Transportation, Water Quality Outdoor exploration, community outreach, renewable energy 651.659.9124
north.star.chapter@sierraclub.org
St. Paul Parks Conservancy
Conservation, Policy, Government Nonprofit, community outreach, green spaces 651-300-6598
info@saintpaulparks.org
St. Paul Smart Trips
St. Paul
Policy, Transportation Nonprofit, sustainability, public education, urban development/planning 651.224.8555 x20
info@smart-trips.org
Stones Throw Urban Farm
Twin Cities
Agriculture, Enviro Education, Gardening Urban farming, CSA, sustainability, land management, community engagement 612-454-0585
stonesthrowurbanfarm@gmail.com
Three Rivers Park District
St. Paul
Green Spaces Environmental sustainability, recreation, education, natural resource management 763.559.6706
volunteer@threeriversparkdistrict.org
Toro
Bloomington, MN
Sustainable Technology Lawnmowers, construction equipment, landscaping, irrigation technology 952-888-8801
jobs@thetorocompany.com
Transit for Livable Communities
St. Paul
Policy, Transportation Nonprofit, advocacy, community organizing, research, urban development 651.767.0298
tlc@tlcminnesota.org
Trust for Public Land
Twin Cities
Conservation, Green Spaces Urban, research and planning, land management, design, community health 651.917.2240
midwest@tpl.org
University of Minnesota: Institute on the Environment (IonE)
St. Paul
Sustainability, Research Fellowships, grant programs, university outreach/education, business partnerships 612-626-9553
ione@umn.edu
Urban Arts Academy
Minneapolis
Enviro Education Spanish language, arts, early childhood education, nutrition, community development 612.827.1641
info@urbanartsacademy.org
Urban Rebuilders
Minneapolis
Urban Planning, Green Building General contracting, urban infill, weatherization, adaptive re-use 612.259.7752
info@urbanrebuilders.com
Urban Roots
St. Paul
Food, Conservation, Youth Development Urban planning, economic development, environmental programs, community health 651.228.7073 info@urbanrootsmn.org
Wellstone Action
Minneapolis
Legislation, Policy Progressive politics, organizational partnership, volunteer training, community organizing 651.645.3939
info@wellstone.org
Wilderness Inquiry
St. Paul
Enviro Education, Recreation Nonprofit, international, community inclusion, outdoor destination/trips (612) 676-9400
info@wildernessinquiry.org
Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (WRC)
Roseville
Conservation, Enviro Education Veterinary medicine, wildlife education 651.486.WILD (9453)
lynnette@wrcmn.org
Will Steger Foundation
Minneapolis
Enviro Education, Policy Youth empowerment, curriculum, public outreach, research 612.278.7147
info@willstegerfoundation.org
Windustry
Minneapolis
Energy, Policy, Sustainability, Urban Planning Nonprofit, community education, advocacy, renewable energy 612.200.0331
info@windustry.org
Women's Environmental Institute (WEI)
North Branch
Agriculture, Enviro Education, Enviro Justice, Policy Nonprofit, research, environmental policy, food systems, activism 651.583.0705
www.w-e-i.org/contact
Youth Farm & Market Project
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Enviro Education, Gardening Leadership programs, community outreach, CSA, sustainability 612.872.4226
phil@youthfarm.net