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Coastsweep

Coastsweep is the Massachusett program that organizes coastal cleanups every fall.  It is part of an international effort.  In 2011, Coastsweep volunteers cleaned up Plymouth Harbor, Nelson Street Beach, Gurnet Point & Saquish Beach.

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Ecolaw

EcoLaw serves as a network to connect legal advocates, scientists and volunteers to increase the effectives of  grassroots campaigns aimed an improving the environment and public health.

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Environmental League of MA

The Environmental League of Massachusetts is dedicated to protecting the health of our environment and citizenry by safeguarding the land, water and air of our Commonwealth.

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Goldenrod Foundation

The Goldenrod Foundation was incorporated in Massachusetts in 2000 as an operating foundation and IRS designated tax-exempt organization. Its mission is to conserve and protect the coastal environment inSoutheastern Massachusettsfor people and wildlife. The foundation is named for Seaside Goldenrod, a native plant with resilient roots that helps sustain coastal dunes and numerous species of wildlife. The founder is a New England native with a personal connection toPlymouthsince childhood. Goldenrod is a place-based foundation that connects local ecology to global issues of migration, climate change and species extinction through loss of habitat.

Dorie Stolley | dss@goldenrod.org

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Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences

tba @manomet.org

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Mass. Audubon

Protecting the nature of Massachusetts for people and wildlife.

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Mass. Division of Ecological Restoration (DER)

The mission of the Division of Ecological Restoration is to restore and protect the Commonwealth’s rivers, wetlands and watersheds for the benefit of people and the environment.

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Mass Forest & Parks Friends Network

The Massachusetts Forest and Park Friends Network is a grassroots organization of volunteer Friends groups working together for greater advocacy and better protection and enhancement of Massachusetts’  forests, parks, and trails. The Friends Network facilitates communication between Friends groups, all volunteers and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). Parklands thrive under the special care that Friends groups provide.

Sharl Heller friend@networkingfriends.net 508-591-7533

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Mass. Wildlife (MA Division of Fisheries & Wildlife)

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NuRide

NuRide is the nation’s largest rewards program for individuals who take greener trips.  It’s free, brought to you by MassDOT, and available to all who live and work in MA. Log your green trip (on foot, or by bicycle, carpool, vanpool, or transit) or non-trip (telecommuting), then get rewards that you can redeem for restaurant coupons, retailer discounts, and tickers to shows & attractions. Use the promo code GREENMA from May 14 – May 31, and get 1,000 points to start your NuRide account.

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Plymouth Agriculture Committee

Heidi Cooley | dmcooley@comcast.net

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Plymouth Outdoors

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Project Aware

Project Aware is an international organization of scuba divers dedicated to protecting the ocean.  Check their website for scheduled underwater cleanups, or contact local participants through the Diver’s Market in Plymouth.

Wayne Gomes | Info@diversmarket.com 508-746-3483

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South Shore Recycling Cooperative

The South Shore Recycling Cooperative was established in 1998 to help member towns (including Plymouth) improve their recycling programs, and reduce the quantity, toxicity and cost of disposal.

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Southeastern MA Pine Barrens Alliance (SEMPBA)

Did you know that Plymouth is a part of the second largest remaining Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens in the world?  It stretches from Duxbury to Provincetown, and includes Plympton, Carver, Wareham, Marion, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.  There are species who depend on this rare habitat for survival, some of which exist nowhere else on earth.  SEMPBA’s mission is to build partnerships, take action, and provide learning opportunities for the general public about the need to study, conserve, restore & celebrate the rare ecosystem that surrounds and supports the Pine Barrens of Southeastern Massachusetts.

Sharl Heller info@pinebarrensalliance.org 508-591-7533

Sandy Clark sandy@pinebarrensalliance.org 781-588-4142

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The Nature Conservancy

Casey Shetterly | cshetterly@tnc.org

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The Trustees of Reservations

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Town of Plymouth Conservation Commission

Evelyn Strawn | edstrawn@aol.com

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Town of Plymouth Environmental Management Division

David Gould | DGould@townhall.plymouth.ma.us

Kim Tower | KTower@townhall.plymouth.ma.us

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Town of Plymouth Open Space Committee

Swans and cygnets stepping out

Joan Bartlett | jhbartlett4@comcast.net
Charlotte Russell | crusselllongpond@aol.com

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Town of Plymouth Planning & Development Department

Patrick Farah, Network liaison | PFarah@townhall.plymouth.ma.us

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Town of Plymouth Tidal Beaches Advisory Committee

Stephanie Fugazzi |

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Trout Unlimited

Peter Motyka | peterbigbass@aol.com

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Watershed Action Alliance of Southeastern MA

Watershed groups united to protect water and natural resources in Southeastern Massachusetts.

Dorie Stolley dorie.stolley@gmail.com

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Whale & Dolphin Conservation

WDCS of Plymouth studies & advocates for all cetaceans, such as this humpback whale

Regina Asmutis-Silvia | regina@whales.org

Sue Rocca | sue.rocca@whales.org

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Wildland Restoration International

WRI is a non-profit conservation organization, based in Southeastern MA, focused solely on fire management.  Our mission: To help humanity manage fire for the greatest benefit to people and wildlife.

Bob Bale bob.bale@wildlandrestoration.org

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Wildlands Trust

Karen Grey | kgrey@wildlandstrust.org

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