RAE’s many member organizations have opportunities to get involved all over the country! Click the organization closest to you on the map to get started!

 

EarthCorps Save the Bay - San Francisco Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana Tampa Bay Watch North Carolina Coastal Federation Chesapeake Bay Foundation American Littoral Society Save the Sound, a program of CT Fund for the Environment Save The Bay - Narragansett Bay Conservation Law Foundation Galveston Bay Foundation

 Can't find one that's near you? Plan your own volunteering event! Click here for some tips on how to get started.

American Littoral Society

Volunteer site:  http://www.littoralsociety.org/index.php/take-action/volunteer   

Sign up to volunteer with the American Littoral Society, an organization dedicated to the conservation and preservation of coastal habitats and the life they support. Through their volunteer support in 2014, ALS made great strides in protecting coastal areas, including saving more than 500 acres of New Jersey coastal habitat from being bulldozed. Check out a few of the ongoing opportunities below or click the link above for recent projects!

  • Spill Spotters: Become an expert oil spill spotter and know how to remedy them before it’s too late!
  • Horseshoe Crab Taggers: Horseshoe crabs have been on the planet for millions of years, and it’s our job to make sure it stays that way!
  • National Estuaries Week celebrations

To find out more, use the contact information below:   

18 N Hartshorne Road
Building 18, Sandy Hook
Highlands, NJ 07732
Phone: (732) 291-0055
Fax: (732) 872-8041

Or sign up for their email list by clicking here.  

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 Volunteers with the American Littoral Society clam rake for marine invertebrates. (Picture from www.littoralsociety.org) 


 

Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana

Volunteer site:  http://www.crcl.org/get-involved/volunteer.html

Be a part of CRCL’s Community - Based Restoration Program to get involved in protecting Louisiana’s disappearing coasts! Louisiana’s coastal areas not only provide protection from harsh storms, they provide essential habitat for a large portion of our nation’s fisheries. To get involved, check out some ongoing opportunities below or click the link above for recent projects!

  • Dune restoration
  • Restore coastal forests by planting trees            
  • National Estuaries Week celebrations

To find out more, use the contact information below:

6160 Perkins Rd #225
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: (225)767-4181
Fax: (225) 768-8193

Or sign up for their email list by clicking here.

Volunteers gather near the coast of Louisiana for a restoration project. (Picture from www.crcl.org)

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 Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Volunteer site:  http://www.cbf.org/join-us/volunteer

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation, an organization dedicated to saving the Chesapeake Bay and where to order cialis online the life it supports, fights to find science-based solutions to major pollution issues in the Bay. The Chesapeake Bay is of major importance to those who live near it, and protecting it is of vital importance. To help CBF preserve the Chesapeake, click the link above or find ongoing opportunities in Maryland, Pennsylvania, or Virginia below!

Maryland     

  • Stream and Shoreline Restoration                                 
  • Clagett Farm plantings
  • Oyster Restoration

Pennsylvania

  • Planting native trees and shrub
  • Advocacy and Stewardship   
  • Fairs and Festivals             

Volunteers with CBF advocate for the bay in their local areas. (Pictures from www.cbf.org)

Virginia   

  • Underwater Grasses Restoration
  • Clean the Bay Day
  • Student Wave
  • VoiCeS
  • National Estuaries Week celebrations    

To find out more, use the contact information below:                       

6 Herndon Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21403
Phone: (410) 268-8816
Fax: (410) 268-6687

Or sign up for their email list by clicking here.

 

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EarthCorps

Volunteer Site: http://www.earthcorps.org/volunteer-program.php

EarthCorps is an organization dedicated to the restoration of coastal areas in Washington State. It trains emerging environmental leaders from around the world and works to restore and preserve the natural resources around Puget Sound in the state of Washington. Here are just a few of the many opportunities that EarthCorps provides:

  • The opportunity for students to commit one full year to learn about and www.appna.org restore natural habitats!
  • Volunteer events that occur most weekends, such as river restorations and improving the health of forests
  • National Estuaries Week celebrations

To find out more, use the contact information below:

6310 NE 74th St #201E                                                                                                          
Seattle, WA 98115   
Phone: (206) 322-9296
Fax: (206) 322-9312

Or sign up to receive newsletters to stay informed by clicking here.

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 An EarthCorps volunteer helps with planting trees. (Picture from www.earthcorps.org


 

 Galveston Bay Foundation

Volunteer Site: http://galvbay.org/get-involved/volunteer/

The Galveston Bay Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and conservation of the Galveston Bay in Texas. The GBF benefits primarily from its volunteers, who engage in many different kinds of restoration projects. Check out some of the ongoing opportunities below, or click the link above for more information!

To find out more, use the contact information below:

17330 Highway 3
Webster, TX 77598
Phone: (281) 332-3381
Fax: (281) 332-3153

Or sign up to receive updates by clicking here.

 Volunteers on Texas's coast take a break from restoring a local estuary. (Picture from www.galvbay.org)

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 North Carolina Coastal Federation

Volunteer site: http://www.nccoast.org/get-involved/volunteer/

The North Carolina Coastal Federation is an organization dedicated to the protection and preservation of the North Carolina coast. Through volunteer work, internships, and restoration projects, the NCCF works to restore North Carolina’s coast to its original beauty. To find out how to get involved, check out the information below or click the link above!

  • Wetland Restoration    
  • Oyster Restoration
  • Project Maintenance
  • Property and Easement Stewards
  • National Estuaries Week celebrations

To find out more, use the contact information below:

3609 Hwy 24 (Ocean)
Newport, NC 28570
Phone: (252) 393-8185
Fax: (252) 393-7508

Or sign up to receive updates by clicking here.

 

 Young volunteers restore a local estuary in North Carolina. (Picture from www.nccoast.org)

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 Save the Bay – San Francisco

Volunteer Site: http://www.savesfbay.org/volunteering

Save the Bay – San Francisco is an organization working to preserve and restore the San Francisco Bay area. Businesses, families, and individuals can all participate in saving the San Francisco Bay, a vital waterway to San Francisco's culture and natural systems. Check out some of the ongoing opportunities below, or click the link above for more recent opportunities!

To find out more, use the contact information below:    

350 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 900
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 452-9261
Fax: (510) 452-9266

Or sign up for updates by clicking here.

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 A volunteer with Save the Bay helps restore the San Francisco watershed. (Picture from www.savesfbay.org)


 

 Save the Bay – Narragansett Bay

Volunteer Site: http://www.savebay.org/volunteer

Save the Bay – Narragansett Bay is a non-profit centered in Rhode Island dedicated to the improvement and protection of the Narragansett Bay. Their vision of a clean bay that is swimmable and fishable is at the heart of their organization's purpose. There are countless ways to get involved, so check out some of the ongoing opportunities below, or click the link above for some recent projects!

  • Shoreline Cleanups
  • Storm Drain Marking
  • Local National Estuaries Week projects

To find out more, use the contact information below:

100 Bayview Drive
Providence, RI 02905 
Phone: (401) 272-3540
Fax: (401) 273-7153

Volunteers around Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island gather to retore this important wetland. (Picture from www.savebay.org)

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 Save the Sound, a program of CT Fund for the Environment

Volunteer Site: http://www.ctenvironment.org/#!volunteer/ccdd

Save the Sound is a branch of the Connecticut Fund for the Environment, which works towards protecting and improving the Long Island Sound. Save the Sound not only focuses on making more the Long Island Sound is healthy, they ensure a clean and healthy community in which its citizens can utilize the law to protect the environment and public health. Check out some of the ongoing volunteer opportunities below, or click the link above for some recent projects!

  • Monitoring Water Quality
  • Join a Coastal Cleanup team
  • Habitat Restoration in your Backyard
  • National Estuaries Week celebrations

To find out more, use the contact information below:

142 Temple Street
Suite 305
New Haven, CT 06510
Phone: (203) 787-0646
Fax: (203) 787-0246

Volunteers on Connecticut's coast gather to save their local watershed. (Picture from www.ctenvironment.org)

Or sign up for their email list by clicking here.

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 Tampa Bay Watch

Volunteer Site: http://www.tampabaywatch.org/volunteer.html

Tampa Bay Watch is a program fighting to protect and preserve the largest bay in Florida, Tampa Bay. Tampa Bay Watch provides many opportunities for volunteer work, which are essential to the preservation of this magnificent bay. Thousands of volunteers assist in restoration projects every year, encouraging public awareness of the pressing need to protect this natural ecosystem. Check out some ongoing opportunities below, or click the link above for recent projects!

  • Bay Cleanups
  • Oyster Bar Building
  • Salt Marsh Harvesters
  • Salt Marsh Planting
  • National Estuaries Week celebrations

To find out more, use the contact information below:  

Tampa Bay Watch Volunteers gather around oysters during a restoration event.   

3000 Pinellas Bayway South
Tierra Verde, FL 33715
Phone: (727) 867-8166
Fax: (727) 867-8188

Or register and click here sign up for email updates by clicking here

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