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Environmental Organizations

Name
Category
Keywords
4RM+ULA (Formula)
St. Paul
Green Building, Sustainability Architecture, art and technology, Spanish speaking opportunities
Alchemy Architects
St. Paul
Green Building, Sustainability Traditional architecture, design service, general consultation
Alliance for Metropolitan Stability
St. Paul
Gardening, Policy, Religion & Enviro, Urban Planning Advocacy coalition, racial, economic, and environmental justice, grassroots organization
Alliance for Sustainability
Minneapolis
Enviro Education, Sustainability Nonprofit, community outreach, environmental action
Art Start
St. Paul
Enviro Education Nonprofit, arts and education, environmental stewardship, youth and family participation
Audubon Minnesota
Twin Cities
Bird Ecology, Conservation, Enviro Education Nonprofit, conservation, restoration, education and policy
Aurora/St. Anthony Development (ASANDC)
Minneapolis
Policy, Urban Planning Community development, affordable housing, youth and resident leadership
BARR Engineering
Minneapolis
Environmental Consulting, Engineering Consulting service, natural resource management, permitting, landscape design, field study
Bell Museum of Natural History
Minneapolis
Conservation, Education, Research Natural history, public outreach, research and education, stewardship
Bike Alliance of MN
Minneapolis
Transportation Bike advocacy, bike safety education, community outreach, technical assistance
Blue Green Alliance
Minneapolis
Enviro Business Ethics, Labor, Policy Unions and environmental orgs, public policy, research, advocacy and education
Capitol Region Watershed District
St. Paul
Water Quality Permitting, water quality monitoring/mapping, education and outreach, funding and grants
Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve
East Bethel
Research, Conservation, Enviro Education Resource protection, research, biology, ecosystems
Center for Biological Diversity
Minneapolis
Conservation, Policy, Legislation Public advocacy, media outreach, national and international, endangered species protection
Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy
Minneapolis
Nonprofit, Enviro Education, Sustainability, Environmental Justice Nonprofit, environmental policy, community outreach, climate change activism
Center for Energy & Environment (CEE)
Minneapolis
Energy, Sustainability Nonprofit, field and market research, engineering services, energy efficiency
Citizen's League of Minnesota
St. Paul
Legislation, Policy Event planning, civic engagement
Citizens Utility Board (CUB)
St. Paul
Utilities, Sustainability Advocacy, education
City of Bloomington - Water Resources
Bloomington
Government Permitting, water quality monitoring/mapping
Clean Energy Resource Teams
St. Paul
Energy, Community Clean energy development, community
Clean up the River Environment (CURE)
St. Paul
Enviro Education, Policy, Water Quality Sustainability, education, outdoor activities, cultural events, communication/engagement
Clean Water Action
Twin Cities
Legislation, Policy, Water Quality Grassroots groups, coalitions, environmental protection, state and national campaigns
Climate Generation (formerly dba Will Steger)
Minneapolis
Enviro Education Nonprofit, youth education, climate change action
Common Harvest Farm
Osceola, WI
Agriculture, CSA, Sustainability Farming, food
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
St. Paul
Biology, Conservation, Enviro Education Animal/plant management, green design, education residency, stewardship
Compatible Technology International
St. Paul
Food Access, Sustainability Non-profit, international aid, technology, education, nutrition, water safety, entrepreneurial support
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
Conservation MN
Minneapolis
Conservation, Legislation, Policy Non-profit, advocacy, budget analysis, communication, natural resource protection
Cooperative Energy Futures
St. Paul
Energy, Enviro Education, Legislation, Policy, Urban Planning Cooperative, workshops, community outreach, energy ownership
Corcoran Neighborhood Organization
Twin Cities
Urban Planning Information, community advocacy, sustainability, diversity, civic engagement
Cycles for Change
St. Paul
Transportation Diversity and empowerment, bike safety, neighborhood outreach, bicycle access and education
Dero Bike Racks
Minneapolis
Transportation Transportation advocacy, green company, art, biking
District 1 Community Council
Minneapolis
Urban Planning Community outreach, government, community development,
Do It Green! MN
St. Paul
Enviro Education, Publications Nonprofit, green and sustainable living, community outreach, workshops
Dodge Nature Center
St. Paul
Agriculture, Green Spaces, Enviro Education Outdoor classrooms, teaching programs, community involvement
Dovetail Partners, Inc.
Minneapolis
Conservation, Forest Eco., Green Building Nonprofit, sustainability, forestry certification, land use research
Eggplant Urban Farm Supply
St. Paul
Agriculture, Gardening, Sustainability Backyard homesteading, gardening supplies, community outreach, classrooms
Energy Resources
St. Louis Park
Energy, Sustainability Education, community outreach, event marketing, research (surveying), Hispanic and Latino outreach
Environment MN
St. Paul
Energy, Legislation, Policy, Sustainability Advocacy, research reports, canvassing, fundraising, petitioning
Environmental Law and Policy Center
St. Paul
Policy, Litigation Clean energy development, public interest, eco-business, advocacy campaigns, environmental law
Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
Minneapolis
Consulting, Health, Energy Sustainability
Eureka Recycling
Minneapolis
Policy, Recycling Nonprofit, zero-waste, recycling services, events, communications
Farmer's Legal Action Group (FLAG)
St. Paul
Litigation, Agriculture Legal services, farming
Fort Snelling State Park
St. Paul
Green Spaces, Conservation Community space, outdoor recreation, outreach, conservation
Fresh Energy
Minneapolis
Energy, Enviro Justice, Policy, Sustainability, Transportation, Urban Planning Public policy, clean energy, carbon reduction, government education, climate and health
Friendly Streets Initiative
St. Paul
Nonprofit, Green Spaces Community space, outdoors, urban planning
Friends of the Boundary Waters
Minneapolis
Conservation, Forest Eco. Preservation and restoration, legislation, wilderness, policy, Washington DC
Friends of the Mississippi
St. Paul
Conservation, Land Use Charitable organization, land conservation, watershed protection, stewardship
Friends of the Parks & Trails of St. Paul and Ramsey Co.
St. Paul
Green Spaces Community outreach, public education, development, public policy
Frogtown Farm
St. Paul
Green Space, Farming Food systems, urban farming, community outreach
Frogtown Green
St. Paul
Green Spaces, Community, Gardening Community development
Garage Grown Gear
St. Paul
Outdoor Gear, Start-Ups Start-up support, gear
Grassroots Solutions
Minneapolis
Consulting Grassroots strategy, organizing, evaluation, consulting services
Great Plains Institute
Minneapolis
Energy, Policy, Sustainability Research and analysis, policy development, technology, energy efficiency
Great River Greening
St. Paul
Green Spaces, Water Quality Nonprofit, community restoration,.ecological inventories, restoration, management
Green Partners Environmental Education Program
Minneapolis
Environmental Education, Outreach Funding, program support
Green Routhes
Minneapolis
Sustainability, Community Engagement Travel guide, local and sustainable products, green services
Green St. Paul (4th Congressional District of MN)
St. Paul
Sustainability, Urban Planning, Green Economy, Policy City policy, neighborhood projects, social and economic justice, canvassing
High Winds Fund
St. Paul
Urban Planning Macalester, urban blight prevention, community engagement
Honor the earth
Callaway
Advocacy, Activism, Indigenous Rights Sustainability, Resources
Innovative Power Systems
Roseville
Energy, Sustainability Renewable energy, design and consultation, consumer/commercial programs
Inspiring Connections Outdoors (of Sierra Club - North Star Chapter)
St. Paul
Enviro Education Community outreach, urban youth/adult education, wilderness experience
Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy (IATP)
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Forest Eco., Policy, Sustainability Fair trade, food systems, research, local and global
Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR)
Minneapolis
Energy, Policy, Urban Planning Community development, enterprise, financial resourcing
Institute on the Environment (IonE)
St. Paul
Sustainability, Research Fellowships, grant programs, university outreach/education, business partnerships
Izaak Walton League of America
St. Paul
Agriculture, Energy, Land Use, Policy, Publications, Sustainability, Urban Planning, Water Quality Conservation, grassroots development, environmental stewardship
Land Stewardship Project
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Policy, Sustainability Nonprofit, community outreach, food and farming systems
Landmark Environmental
Bloomington
Consulting, Superfund Contaminated property
Legislative Energy Commission
St. Paul
Legislative, Policy Renewable energy, research
Loaves and Fishes
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Food Equity, Religion Non-profit, free meals, nutrition
Locus Architecture
Minneapolis
Green Building, Sustainability Design consultation, construction management
Lower Phalen Creek Project
St. Paul
Conservation, Restoration
Macalester Sustainability Office
St. Paul
Sustainability Macalester, college policy, administration, information center
Merjent Consulting
Minneapolis
Consulting, Engineering, Energy Oil, electric power, wind, solar, biofuels
Metropolitan Airports Commission
Minneapolis
Transportation, Sustainability, Urban Planning Sustainability, transportation - air travel
Metropolitan Council
St. Paul
Energy, Green Spaces, Planning, Policy, Transportation, Urban Planning Affordable housing, community outreach/development, investing
Midtown Farmers Market
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Sustainability, Food Access Equity, local food, community development
Midwest Biomass Exchange
Minneapolis
Energy, Recycling, Sustainability Trade opportunities, market information, quality control, biomass exchange
Midwest Food Connection
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Enviro Education Food education, youth education, community outreach, school programming
Mighty Earth
Minneapolis
Conservation, Clean Energy Climate change, ocean, rainforest
Minneapolis Department of Health
Minneapolis
Government Environmental focus, health
Minneapolis Environmental Services (Part of the Minneapolis Health Department)
Minneapolis
Policy, Litigation, Government Pollution control, permitting, environmental code enforcement, research/investigations
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
Minneapolis
Green Spaces, Enviro Education, Conservation Environmental sustainability, natural resource protection, recreation, education
Minnehaha Creek Watershed District
St. Paul
Water Quality Local government, scientific research and monitoring, public education, permitting
Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
St. Paul
Conservation, Water Quality, Government Resource management and planning, grants, wetland conservation
Minnesota Brownfields
Minneapolis
Sustainability, Enviro-Education, Research Nonprofit, redevelopment, brownfield cleanup, contaminated land rescue
Minnesota Environmental Quality Board
St. Paul
Policy, Conservation, Enviro Review Government, environmental policy, climate change
Minnesota Farmers' Market Association
Nerstrand
Food, Community Development Farmer's market, accessibility, program support
Minnesota Geological Survey
Minneapolis
Geology, Resource Management, Energy Education, research, policy, energy development
Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light
Minneapolis
Religion & Enviro Climate justice, legislation, community leadership training, youth empowerment
Minnesota Sea Grant
Duluth
Enviro Education, Conservation Research, water quality, resource management
Minnesota Technical Assistance Program
Minneapolis
Energy, Technology Resource use, research, business assistance
Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-Op
St. Paul
Agriculture, Sustainability, Food Access Organic, community, funding, education
Mississippi National River & Recreation Area
St. Paul
Green Spaces Habitat restoration, youth and public education, volunteer programming
Mississippi Park Connection
St. Paul
Green Spaces Recreation, outdoor spaces
MN 350
Policy, Transportation Nonprofit, advocacy, community organizing, research, urban development
MN Center for Environmental Advocacy (MCEA)
St. Paul
Legislation, Policy, Water Quality Nonprofit, research, environmental policy, sustainability
MN Conservation Volunteer Magazine (of the DNR)
Minneapolis
Publications Outdoor information, conservation reporting, field coverage, outdoor news and issues
MN Dept. of Agriculture
St. Paul
Agriculture, Policy, Sustainability Food systems, environmental health, agricultural economies, natural resource protection
MN Dept. of Employment & Economic Development
St. Paul
Urban Planning Business support, community support, reporting and action plans, research
MN Dept. of Health: Environmental Health Division
St. Paul
Policy, Government Environmental focus, health
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
MN Dept. of Transportation (MNDOT)
St. Paul
Transportation Government programs, reporting, research
MN Environmental Initiative
Minneapolis
Enviro Business Ethics Nonprofit, event planning, policy solutions, collaborative projects
MN Environmental Partnership
St. Paul
Conservation, Land Use Nonprofit coalition, policy, public education, community events, clean energy/water
MN Geospatial Information Office
St. Paul
Conservation, Land Use, Urban Planning GIS coordination, land management, government
MN Green Star
Twin Cities
Green Building Building standards, training, testing, rating service, project certification
MN Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (MISA)
St. Paul
Agriculture, Policy, Sustainability Farming systems, environmental stewardship, community assistance, University of Minnesota
MN Internship Center (MNIC)
Minneapolis
Enviro Education Charter school, community partnership, career opportunities, education
MN Land Trust
St. Paul
Conservation, Land Use Nonprofit, land acquisition/management, community assistance, organizational support
MN Off-Road Cyclists (MORC)
St. Paul
Conservation, Transportation Nonprofit, mountain biking, natural resource preservation, trail creation, maintenance, outreach
MN Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
St. Paul
Sustainability Environmental monitoring, cleanup, environmental education, resource conservation
MN State Horticultural Society
Roseville
Agriculture, Enviro Education, Gardening, Publications Magazine publication, horticulture, volunteering, low-income outreach
MN Sustainable Housing Initiative
Minneapolis
Green Building Case studies, online information, research, affordable housing, energy efficiency
MN Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Minneapolis
Conservation, Green Spaces Resource management, wildlife recreation, environmental education, habitat protection
MN Waste Wise Foundation
St. Paul
Enviro Business Ethics, Recycling, Waste Management Nonprofit, chamber of commerce, consulting, training/workshops, research
MN350
Minneapolis
Conservation, Sustainability Divestment, grassroots organization, environmental policy
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Bloomington, MN
Conservation Nonprofit, grants, habitat restoration and protection, national organization
Native Sustainability
Minneapolis
Green Design, Sustainability Sustainability planning, events, project management
North American Water Office
Lake Elmo
Conservation, Social Justice Remewable energy, energy efficiency
Ordway Natural History Center (KONHSA)
St. Paul
Conservation, Enviro History, Green Spaces Macalester, research, civic engagement, land management
Parks & Trails Council of MN
St. Paul
Conservation, Green Spaces, Land Use Legislation, natural resource management, outdoor recreation, education
Parks Environmental Consulting
Minneapolis
Consulting, Buildings, Health Environmental, health, safety
Perkins & Will
Minneapolis
Green Building, Sustainability Urban design, landscape architecture, consulting, research
Permaculture Research Institute - Backyard Harvest (PRI)
Minneapolis
Enviro Education, Gardening Food systems, water systems, energy, research, education, community building
Pollinate Minnesota
Minneapolis
Enviro Education, Legislation, Policy Nonprofit, public education, community outreach, government
Progressive Associates, Inc.
St. Paul
Enviro Business Ethics, Sustainability Development, research, consulting, result tracking, green business
Ramsey County Parks and Rec (of Natural Resource Management Division)
Bloomington, MN
Land Management, Sustainability Surveying, permitting, natural resource management, habitat conservation
Ramsey County Public Health Dept (of Environmental Health Division)
St. Paul
Policy, Sustainability Government, permitting, environmental health
re:power
Minneapolis
Legislation, Policy Progressive politics, organizational partnership, volunteer training, community organizing
RECharge Labs
St. Paul
Energy, Enviro Education Classroom resources, professional development workshops, community/school events
Recycling Association of Minnesota
St. Paul
Sustainability, Resources Education, networking
Renewing the Countryside
St. Paul
Agriculture, Conservation, Gardening, Sustainability, Urban Planning Nonprofit, rural communities, development, public education
Riverview, LLP
Morris
Agriculture Cattle, dairy, animal health, farming
Saint Paul Natural Resouces (of Saint Paul Parks and Recreation)
St. Paul
Conservation, Enviro-Education, Community Development Green space maintenance, arts and gardens, environmental services, forestry
Science Museum of MN
St. Paul
Enviro Education Nonprofit, research and collection, science education, youth outreach, traveling exhibits
Sea Life Aquarium Minnesota
Bloomington
Enviro Education Research, breeding, rescue, conservation, education and public awareness
Seward Redesign
St. Paul
Labor, Urban Planning Nonprofit, community development, policy advocacy, program administration
Shelter Architecture
St. Paul
Sustainability Design consultation, construction management
Sierra Club, North Star Chapter
Minneapolis
Conservation, Energy, Enviro Justice, Land Use, Policy, Sustainability Outdoor exploration, community outreach, renewable energy
Slow Money MN
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Sustainability, Community Engagement Local food, networking
Solar Bear
Minneapolis
Solar Energy, Sustainability Renewable energy, installation
Spark-y
Minneapolis
Education, Gardening Youth, STEM-based curriculum, sustainability, entrepreneurship
St. Paul Parks Conservancy
Conservation, Policy, Government Nonprofit, community outreach, green spaces
Student Conservation Association
Nationwide
Conservation, Education Youth training, outdoor education, sustainability practices
Summit Envirosolutions
Burnsville and New Hope
Consulting, Environment Environmental impact
Sustainable Farming Association
St. Paul
Agriculture, sustainability, education Sustainable farming, networking
The Food Group
New Hope
Food Equity, Health Food access, nutrition
The Nature Conservancy
Minneapolis
Biology, Conservation International organization, conservation financing, research and planning
The Raptor Center
St. Paul
Conservation, Enviro Education Veterinary medicine, public education, programs and events
Three Rivers Park District
St. Paul
Green Spaces Environmental sustainability, recreation, education, natural resource management
Toro
Bloomington, MN
Sustainable Technology Lawnmowers, construction equipment, landscaping, irrigation technology
Transition Towns - All St. Anthony Park
St. Paul
Urban Planning, Sustainability Advocacy, climate change response, grassroots initiative
Tree Trust
St. Louis Park
Community Development Tree planting, job creation
Trust for Public Land
Twin Cities
Conservation, Green Spaces Urban, research and planning, land management, design, community health
Twin Cities Community Agricultural Land Trust
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Land Access Investment, food production, accessibility
Urban Rebuilders
Minneapolis
Urban Planning, Green Building General contracting, urban infill, weatherization, adaptive re-use
Urban Roots
St. Paul
Food, Conservation, Youth Development Urban planning, economic development, environmental programs, community health
US Army Corps of Engineers
St. Paul
Government, Green Building, Land Use Land development, research
USDA: Forest Service
St. Paul
Government, Conservation, Land Use Land development, research
USGS Minnesota Water Science Center
Mounds View
Geology, Water, Research Water management, data collection
Water Legacy
Duluth
Conservation, Policy Resource protection, research, training
Wilderness Inquiry
St. Paul
Enviro Education, Recreation Nonprofit, international, community inclusion, outdoor destination/trips
Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (WRC)
Roseville
Conservation, Enviro Education Veterinary medicine, wildlife education
Windustry
Minneapolis
Energy, Policy, Sustainability, Urban Planning Nonprofit, community education, advocacy, renewable energy
Women's Environmental Institute (WEI)
North Branch
Agriculture, Enviro Education, Enviro Justice, Policy Nonprofit, research, environmental policy, food systems, activism
Youth Farm & Market Project
Minneapolis
Agriculture, Enviro Education, Gardening Leadership programs, community outreach, CSA, sustainability
Zilchin Consulting
St. Paul
Consulting, Zero Waste Waste, sustainability