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Audubon Society, Valley Forge Chapter

Tom Reeves

311 Wyndmoor Road

Springfield, PA 19064


Non-profit membership organization operating on the themes of conservation, recreation, and education. A wetland watch committee has begun to preserve wetlands in the area.

Boy Scouts of America, Cradle of Freedom Council

Dan Adam

1485 Valley Forge Road

Wayne, PA 19087


Youth service organization involved with community projects through churches and schools.

Brandywine Conservancy, Inc.

P.O. Box 141

Chadds Ford, PA 19317


Non-profit organization providing model land use and environmental regulations for PA municipalities. Provides land and historic site conservation and management assistance to landowners and conservation organizations.

Brandywine Valley Association, Inc.

Robert Struble Jr.

1760 Unionville-Wawaset Road

West Chester, PA 19382


Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Inc.

Jolene Chichilli

Old Waterworks Bldg.

614 N. Front St.

Harrisburg, PA 17101


Chester-Ridley-Crum Watershed Association

Carl DuPoldt

P.O Box 972

Edgmont, PA 19028


Local non-profit volunteer organization concerned with protection and improvement of the Chester, Ridley, and Crum Creek watersheds.

Chester Valley Sportsmen Association

Ray Andrews

109 Lynbrook

Paoli, PA 19301


Sportsmen club that has adopted the upper section of Darby Creek

Clean Water Action

Bob Wendelgass

1128 Walnut Street 300

Phila, PA 19107


Non-profit corporation that presses for strong environmental laws and enforcement, and educates the public to make environmentally sound consumption lifestyle decisions. Involved in incinerator and environmental justice issues.

Darby Creek Valley Association

Fritz Thornton

P.O. Box 583

Lansdowne, PA 19050


Non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to preserving the heritage and resources of the Darby Creek watershed through creek clean-ups and monitoring and educational workshops and hikes.

Delaware County Institute of Science

Alfred Palmer

11 Veterans Square

Media, PA 19063


Non-profit association which promotes the study of the natural sciences with a library, museum, lectures, and publications serving Delaware County and adjoining areas. The museum features minerals, mounted birds and animals, and herbarium, fossils, and other collections, and offers science classes for junior high students.

Delaware County Field and Stream Association

P.O. Box 1092

Brookhaven, PA 19015


A sportsmen club with interest in fishing, target shooting, and archery.

Delaware County League of Women Voters

Judith Auten

210 Moylan Avenue

Wallingford, PA 19086


Delaware County Orienteering Association

Mary Frank

14 Lake Drive

Spring City, PA 19465


Conducts walks around the region using maps and compasses as a guide.

Environmental Defense Fund

257 Park Avenue South

New York, NY 10010


Environmental and Energy Study Institute

Ken Murphy

122 C Street NW

Suite 700

Washington, DC 20001


Non-profit cooperative educational institution that provides objective information with regard to environmental policy alternatives.

Friends of Smedley Park

Judith Auten

210 Moylan Avenue

Wallingford, PA 19086


Advocate group formed to organize voluteer work at the park, plan activities, and raise funds for the park.

Girl Scouts of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Sharon Smith

594 S. New Middletown Road

Media, PA 19063


In addition to the traditional goals of Girl Scouting, the organization is active in the Polystyrene Recycling Awareness Project in Delaware County.

Grass Roots the Organic Way

Christine Weidner

38 Llangollen Lane

Newtown Square, PA 19073


GROW is an environmental organization founded to inform people about the misuse and overuse of pesticides and offer alternative solutions to pest control.

Green Space Alliance

Patrick Starr

1211 Chestnut Street

Suite 900

Phila, PA 19107


Coalition of groups and individuals convened by Pennsylvania Environmental Council to protect regional open space through cooperation.

Haverford College Arboretum

Haverford College

Haverford, PA 19041


Non-profit organization focusing on preservation, restoration, and education. The arboretum on the campus has over 1,000 trees mapped and documented.

Keystone Trails Association

Mildred Forrester

P.O. Box 251

Cogan Station, PA 17728


Non-profit organization interested in the protection of hiking opportunities in Pennsylvania.

Mid-Atlantic Council of Watershed Associations

David Froehlich

12 Morris Road

Ambler, PA 19002


Non-profit organization that shares knowledge and experience about watersheds.

Middletown Township Land Conservancy

Fred LeSturgeon

P.O. Box 4103

Elwyn, PA 19063


Non-profit volunteer organization that assists with easements of open space and conservation areas in Middletown. Compiles a registry of significant trees in the township and helps maintain township trails.

National Wildlife Federation

1400 16th Street NW

Washington, DC 20036


Nature Conservancy, Pennsylvania Chapter

P. Randolph Gray

Lee Park

1100 E. Hector Street

Conshohocken, PA 19428


Non-profit organization that preserves the plants, animals, and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on the earth by protecting the lands and water they need to survive.

Natural Lands Trust, Inc.

Hildacy Farms

1031 Palmers Mill Road

Media, PA 19063


Non-profit organization works with people and communities to preserve land in the region, manages preserves open to the public.

Newlin Mill Park

H. Dabbs Woodfin

219 S. Cheney Road

Glen Mills, PA 19342


Dual purposes include historical and environmental preservation and conservation, holds trout days in the spring.

PA Forestry Association

Scott Kurtzman

56 E. Main Street

Mechanicsburg, PA 17055


Non-profit council that organizes educational workshops on selecting, planting, and caring for trees and assessing the value of forests to a community.

Pennsylvania Environmental Council, Inc.

Andrew W. Johnson

1211 Chestnut Street

Phila, PA 19102


Non-profit membership organization dedicated to developing, promoting, supporting, and implementing sound environmental policies statewide.

Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen Clubs

Joe Neville

2426 N. Second Street

Harrisburg, PA 17110


Non-profit organization promoting programs that will encourage conservation of the natural resources of our state and nation.

Pennsylvania Recreation and Parks Society

Robert Griffith

1315 West College Avenue

Suite 200

State College, PA 16801


Promotes quality recreation and park opportunities for all citizens of the Commonwealth of PA, through conservation and education.

Pennsylvania Resource Council

Patricia Imperato

3606 Providence Road

Newtown Square, PA 19073


Non-profit statewide citizen's environmental organization that teaches conservation of natural resources, waste reduction, recycling, and litter and billboard control.

Philadelphia Herpetological Society

Mark Miller

P.O. Box 52261

Phila, PA 19115-7261


Non-profit organization with a mission of conservation and education, particularly of reptiles and amphibians.

Rails to Trails Conservancy of PA

Tom Sexton

105 Locust Street

Harrisburg, PA 17101


National, non-profit membership organization working with local recreation and conservation agencies to preserve our natural built rail systems.

Scott Arboretum

Claire Sawyers

Swarthmore College

500 College Avenue

Swarthmore, PA 19081


Covering over 110 acres at the college, the arboretum displays more than 500 different kinds of ornamental plants. Programs include a free cooperative lecture series, special events, guided tours, workshops, and trips.

Sierra Club-Eastern PA Group

Dennis Winters

623 Catherine Street

Phila, PA 19147


Grass roots volunteer organization that works to explore, enjoy, and preserve the nation's forests, water, wildlife, and wilderness. Sponsors local walks and programs.

Society for Conservation Biology, Delaware Valley Chapter

Bruce Grant

Widener University

Chester, PA 19013


Hosts annual symposium on issues related to biodiversity and conservation biology in our region.

Springton Lake Crum Creek Conservancy

Jack Eliason

3714 Gradyville Road

Newtown Square, PA 19073


Non-profit conservation group designed to protect Crum Creek and its tributaries, and preserve Springton Lake Reservoir and its watershed.

Taylor Memorial Arboretum

10 Ridley Drive

Wallingford, PA 19086


30 acre wildlife preserve along Ridley Creek containing woodlands, meadows, and collections of unusual trees and shrubs. Tours and resource material available.

Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research Center

Lin Frink

110 Old Possum Hollow Road

Newark, DE 19711


Non-profit volunteer organization that specializes in wild bird rehabilitation and oil spill response.

Tyler Arboretum

Richard Colbert

515 Painter Road

Lima, PA 19063


Non-profit institution providing an outdoor living museum that uses plants and other natural systems to further education, recreation, and science. 700 acre property contains 20 miles of hiking trails and several historic buildings.

Wildlands Conservancy

Thomas Kerr

3701 Orchid Place

Emmaus, PA 18049


Non-profit organization concerned with land and stream preservation, environmental education and recreation planning.

World Game Institute

University City Science Center

3215 Race Street

Phila, PA 19104