Surfrider Foundation – The Santa Cruz chapter has been working to protect our beaches since 1991.
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary – Monterey Bay is a Marine Protected Area under the federal government. The website has information on just about every aspect of the bay.
Save Our Shores - A non-profit marine conservation organization in Santa Cruz, California. Their mission is marine conservation through policy research, education, and citizen involvement.
Santa Cruz Fly Fishermen – The Santa Cruz Fly Fishermen are a local organization devoted to fly fishing
The Valley Women’s Club - dedicated to community action, awareness and leadership in environmental, educational, social, and political concerns which affect the health and welfare of the San Lorenzo Valley and our community.
Ecology Action – A nonprofit environmental consultancy delivering cutting edge education services, technical assistance, and program implementation for initiatives that assist individuals, business and government to maximize environmental quality and community well being.
Arana Gulch Watershed Alliance (AGWA) – Conserves, protects, restores and enhances the natural resources of the Arana Gulch Watershed.
California Regional Environmental Education Network - The CREEC Network is an educational project supported by the California Department of Education, Environmental Education Program, in collaboration with state, regional and local partners.
Agricultural and Land-Based Training Association – ALBA provides educational and business opportunities for farm workers and aspiring farmers to grow and sell crops grown on two organic farms in Monterey County, California.
Algalita Marine Research Foundation – AMRF is a Long Beach, California based non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the preservation of the marine environment. They have a great section and a video on plastics in the ocean.
National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration – NOAA is a federal agency focused on the condition of the oceans and the atmosphere. It plays several distinct roles within the Department of Commerce. Their mission is “to understand and predict changes in the Earth’s environment and conserve and manage coastal and marine resources to meet our nation’s economic, social and environmental needs”
WWOOF-USA – The World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farming works to connect you with a organic farm or garden to work on. They keep an excellent directory of farms all over the world.