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Shoals Marine Laboratory

Shoals Marine Laboratory (SML) is dedicated to undergraduate education and research in marine science. Since 1966, SML has offered undergraduate students a unique opportunity to study marine science in the field with exceptional faculty from institutions throughout North America. Learning at SML is grounded in truly “hands-on” educational experiences. SML courses and internships provide rigorous training in… Read more »

Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous People

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Self-Determination the mission remains as our founders originally envisioned –  dedicated to Indigenous Peoples’ self-determination and the sovereignty of Native nations. Founded in 1977, the Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples emerged from a call from Indigenous communities in the Americas during the cultural, social and political renaissance era of the 1960’s and… Read more »

The Native American Lands Conservancy

California has more than 100 federally recognized tribes, and 700,000+ Native Americans living there. The mission of  the Native American Land Conservancy is to acquire, preserve and protect Native American sacred lands through protective land management, educational programs, and scientific study. Their goal is to engage multiple tribal interests to empower tribal community members and organizations… Read more »


Grist is a beacon in the smog — an independent, irreverent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck. Climate, sustainability, and social justice are the most important stories on the … well, on the planet right now. But that’s not the whole story, and it… Read more »

Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition

Leaders from the Hopi Tribe, Navajo Nation, Ute Mountain Ute Tribe , Pueblo of Zuni, and Ute Indian Tribe founded the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition in July of 2015. The Coalition represents a historic consortium of sovereign tribal nations united in the effort on multiple fronts to work collaboratively to protect and promote sacred, spiritual, historical, natural, scientific and cultural resources… Read more »

Great Old Broads For Wilderness

A national grassroots organization, led by women, that engages and inspires activism to preserve and protect wilderness and wild lands. Started in 1989 on the 25th anniversary of the Wilderness Act by a feisty bunch of lady hikers who wanted to refute Utah Senator Orrin Hatch’s notion that wilderness is inaccessible to elders. About that… Read more »

Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center

Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center, inspired by the leading international provider of experiential and outdoor education, resides in Boston Harbor Islands National Park. It remains one of our nation’s only urban-based programs. An independent nonprofit, Thompson offers Boston’s middle schools courses designed to help students develop leadership skills and character, and opportunities for service… Read more »

Boston Parks and Recreation

Funds for Boston Parks and Recreation ensure the maintenance and preservation of parks now and into the future. Our support helps the city enrich lives by providing open space, recreational facilities, and public programs for Boston residents.

Save the Harbor / Save the Bay

Thanks to Save the Harbor/Save the Bay, a nonprofit advocacy organization, Boston Harbor, once dubbed the dirtiest port in the country, now thrives. Striving to bring people back to the beaches, the group includes citizens, civic leaders, corporations, and marine scientists. After succeeding in cleaning up the harbor, they continue to hold public officials accountable… Read more »

Friends of the Public Garden

The oldest park in our nation, the Boston Common flourishes under the stewardship of the City of Boston, including its vibrant Botanical Gardens. We support the City’s ongoing efforts to sustain and preserve this natural treasure.