Environmental Nonprofits

Southern Environmental Center

The Southern Environmental Center (SEC) is the largest educational facility of its kind in Alabama and can handle groups of up to 100 visitors at … Continue reading

Alabama Environmental Council

We are a statewide, non-profit leader engaging citizens toward sustainable living and stewardship of the environment.  Our mission is to organize and empower Alabamians to … Continue reading

The Green Resource Center of Alabama

Non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of “enlightening and educating the public, industry professionals and policymakers about design, construction and maintenance practices for environmentally sustainable … Continue reading


It is the mission of GASP to clean up the Birmingham area’s air. We strive to reduce air pollution, educate the public on the health … Continue reading


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Friends of Red Mountain Park

“Building a Park in the Community… and a Community in the Park.” This organization works to develop trails and promote awareness of the newly approved Red Mountain Park in Birmingham.
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Alabama PALS

People Against a Littered State. This nonprofit organization connects people to work together for a clean, beautiful Alabama. Alabama PALS’ programs include Adopt a Mile, … Continue reading

Alabama Trails Association

The Alabama Trails Association (ATA) is committed to connecting Alabama’s mountains to the Appalachian Trail by linking Alabama’s longest trail, the 100 mile Pinhoti (Pin-ho-tee), with the … Continue reading

Alabama Coastal Foundation

Since 1993, this nonprofit has worked to create a healthy balance between the conservation needs of our priceless coastal resources and the inevitable pressures of economic … Continue reading

Alabama Clean Water Partnership

This nonprofit organization  is all about making connections- linking individuals, companies, organizations and governing bodies in order to educate the public and put projects on the ground to protect and … Continue reading

Alabama Wildlife Federation

The Alabama Wildlife Federation is the oldest and largest non-profit conservation organization in Alabama. The AWF was established by sportsmen in 1935 to promote the … Continue reading

Birmingham Audubon Society

The mission of BAS  is to advocate conservation and promote greater knowledge and enjoyment of birds, other wildlife, plants and their habitats through multi-generational educational programs and … Continue reading

Cahaba River Society

A great diversity of life depends on the Cahaba River, with Alabama’s longest remaining stretch of free-flowing river, the primary drinking water source for one-fifth … Continue reading

The Nature Conservancy in Alabama

Together with our members, donors and conservation partners, the Nature Conservancy in Alabama has protected more than 120,000 acres of critical natural lands in Alabama. … Continue reading


Save Our Unique River, Communities and Environment (SOURCE) is a grassroots group of citizens who have serious concerns about adverse impacts of the Northern Beltline … Continue reading

Wild South

Wild South is a non-profit grassroots organization whose mission is to inspire people to enjoy, value and protect the wild character and natural legacy of … Continue reading

Alabama Black Bear Alliance

ABBA represents a broad coalition of diverse interests with the goal of working cooperatively and voluntarily for the conservation of the black bear in Alabama … Continue reading

Legacy, Partners in Environmental Education

Legacy’s mission is “to create environmentally responsible citizens through balanced, fact-based education that considers diverse environmental views.”

Freshwater Land Trust

The Freshwater Land Trust, based in Birmingham, Alabama, acquires, conserves, and connects open spaces that are critical for the protection of rivers and streams and that … Continue reading

Alabama Rivers Alliance

Established in 1997, this statewide non-profit organization seeks to protect and restore Alabama’s waterways.  Through networking over fifty grassroots water protection organizations across Alabama at the local … Continue reading

Alabama Partners For Clean Air

APCA is a coalition of 14 public, private and nonprofit organizations working to improve air quality in Jefferson and Shelby counties through  voluntary strategies. APCA’s … Continue reading

The Black Warrior Riverkeeper

Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s mission is to protect and restore the Black Warrior River and its tributaries. We are a citizen-based nonprofit organization dedicated to improving … Continue reading

Fresh Air Family

Fresh Air Family Inc. is Alabama’s largest provider of outdoor education programs, offering more than 400 activities a year, 15 day camps for children and … Continue reading