NW Environmental Resources

The Washington Ornithological Society was chartered in 1988 to increase knowledge of the birds of Washington and to enhance communication among all persons interested in those birds.


Since 1990, the David Suzuki Foundation has worked to find ways for society to live in balance with the natural world that sustains us. Focusing on four program areas — oceans and sustainable fishing, forests and wild lands, climate change and clean energy, and the web of life — the Foundation uses science and education to promote solutions that help conserve nature.

Ecotrust was created in 1991 by a small group of diverse people who sought to bring some of the good ideas emerging around sustainability back to the rain forests of home. We set out to characterize this region and articulate a more enduring strategy for its prosperity.

Founded in 1990, the Raincoast Conservation Society is a non-profit research and public education organization. We work in partnership with scientists, First Nations, local communities and Non-governmental Organizations to build support for decisions that protect marine and rainforest habitat on BC’s central and north coast.