Iowa Environmental Organizations

Big Bluestem Audubon Society

A chapter of the National Audubon Society, based in Ames

Bold Iowa

Established in 2015 to fight the Dakota Access Pipeline

Dubuque Audubon Society

Providing educational opportunities to the people of the tri-state area and preserving the natural habitat of birds and other wildlife

Friends of Big Rock Park

The Friends of Big Rock work in conjunction with the City of Pella to maintain this natural treasure for all who visit it now and into the future

Friends of Des Moines Parks

Helping to preserve, protect, improve, and promote the use of Des Moines parks

Friends of Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

Stewards of Iowa’s endangered tallgrass prairie ecosystem

Indian Creek Nature Center

A nature center in Cedar Rapids. Indian Creek Nature Center’s mission is to promote a more sustainable future by nurturing individuals through environmental education, providing leadership in land protection and restoration, and encouraging responsible interactions with nature

Iowa Association of Naturalists

Promoting the development of skills and education within the art of interpreting the natural and cultural environments

Iowa Audubon

Protecting, restoring, and enjoying Iowa’s natural ecosystems with a focus on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats

Iowa Environmental Council

An alliance of diverse organizations and individuals working together to protect Iowa's natural environment

Iowa Native Plant Society

A forum for plant enthusiasts, gardeners, and professional botanists

Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation

Working to ensure Iowans will always have beautiful natural areas

Iowa Ornithologists' Union

Bringing together birders of all skill levels

Iowa Prairie Network

Prairies are our rain forests

Iowa Renewable Energy Association

Our mission is to make renewable energy the primary source of energy in Iowa

Iowa Rivers Revival

A Statewide Nonprofit Leading Iowans to Protect, Restore and Enjoy Our Rivers

Loess Hills Audubon Society

A chapter of the National Audubon Society based in Sioux City

Nature Conservancy of Iowa

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends

Prairie Rivers of Iowa

Promoting awareness and building respect for the ecological integrity of our natural resources

Raccoon River Watershed Association

To preserve and enhance the river and its watershed through education, research, community engagement and meaningful partnerships

Sierra Club - Iowa Chapter

We work together to protect our communities and the planet

Whiterock Conservancy

Dedicated to conserving and protecting Iowa's natural resources

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