Restoration

    Alaska’s Big Village Network Contact: Carl Wassilie
    3724 Campbell Airstrip Road Anchorage AK 99504
    Phone: 907-382-3403 Website: Alaska’s Big Village Network

    ALASKA’S BIG VILLAGE NETWORK’S (ABVN) MISSION IS TO CREATE COMMUNITIES OF INCLUSION OF INDIGENOUS AND NON-INDIGENOUS PEOPLES FOR THE HEALTH OF ALL PEOPLES’ MENTAL, SOCIAL, PHYSICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND SPIRITUAL WELL-BEING APPLYING ANCESTRAL WISDOM OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ HONOR, RESPECT AND DIGNITY OF THE WHOLE LIVING AND NON-LIVING UNIVERSE.

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    Alternatives North Contact: Kevin O'Reilly
    P.O. Box 444 Yellowknife NT X1A 2N3 Canada
    Phone: 867-920-2765 Website: Alternatives North

    Social justice coalition of environmental, antipoverty, church, organized labour, women’s groups and interested individuals. Mining focus dependent on interest of members and availability of resources but largely focused on mining policy, economic rent, closure and reclamation.

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    Amigos Bravos Contact: Brian Shields
    P.O. Box 238 Taos NM 87571 United States
    Phone: 505 758 3874 Fax: 505 758 7345 Website: Amigos Bravos

    Amigos Bravos is a nationally recognized statewide river conservation organization guided by social justice principles and dedicated to preserving and restoring the ecological and cultural integrity of New Mexico’s rivers and watersheds. Our mission is to return New Mexico’s rivers to drinkable quality wherever possible; to see that natural flows are maintained and that artificial flows are regulated to protect and reclaim river ecosystems; to preserve and restore native riparian biodiversity; to support environmentally sound and sustainable traditional ways of life; and to ensure that environmental and social justice go hand-in-hand.

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    Clark Fork Coalition Contact: Chris Brick
    P.O. Box 7593 Missoula MT 59807 United States
    Phone: 406-542-0539 Fax: 406-542-5632 Website: Clark Fork Coalition

    Founded in 1985, the Clark Fork Coalition is dedicated to protecting and restoring the Clark Fork River basin, a 22,000-square-mile area draining western Montana and northern Idaho. We have over a 27-year-long record of substantial achievements improving the health of the watershed.

     

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    Clean Up The Mines! Contact: Klee Benally
    225 E. 26th St., Ste. 1 Tucson AZ 85713
    Phone: 928-380-2629 Website: cleanupthemines
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    Eastern Pennsylvania Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation (EPCAMR) Contact: Robert E. Hughes
    101 S. Main Street Ashley PA 18706 United States

    Formed in 1995 by concerned conservation districts, EPCAMR represents a coalition of watershed organizations and reclamation partners. Members range from individuals, to the active anthracite mining industry and co-generation power plants, to non-profit organizations, 16 county conservation districts and other organizations in the anthracite and bituminous coal region of eastern Pennsylvania that are involved with abandoned mine reclamation issues. Counties covered by EPCAMR in NorthEastern and NorthCentral PA include: Tioga, Bradford, Susquehanna, Lycoming, Sullivan, Wyoming, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Northumberland, Carbon, Schuylkill, Columbia, Lebanon, Dauphin, Montour, and Wayne.

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    Friends of the Cheat Contact: Aubrey Harris
    119 S. Price St. Suite 206 Kingwood WV 26505 United States
    Phone: (304) 329-3621 Website: Friends of the Cheat

    Friends of the Cheat’s mission is to restore, preserve, and promote the outstanding natural qualities of the Cheat River watershed. We accomplish this through identifying acid mine drainage sources, creating treatment systems to restore impaired water quality, and educating the community and facilitating access to the natural beauty of the watershed through trails.

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    Great Basin Resource Watch Contact: John Hadder
    P.O. Box 207 Reno NV 89504
    Phone: 775-348-1986 Website: Great Basin Resource Watch

    Great Basin Resource Watch, founded in 1994 by a coalition of environmental, Native American, and scientific community representatives is a regional environmental justice organization dedicated to protecting the health and well bring of the land, air, water, wildlife, and communities of the Great Basin from the adverse effects of resource extraction and use. We inform communities about mining impacts; review mine proposals, permits, and expansions; and recommend policy solutions to reduce toxic emissions, protect our water resources, and preserve human and wildlife habitat.

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    Kootenai Environmental Alliance Contact: Adrienne Cronebaugh
    408 Sherman Ave., Suite301 Coeur d'Alene ID 83814 United States
    Phone: 208-667-9093 Website: Kootenai Environmental Alliance

    Kootenai Environmental Alliance is committed to conserving, protecting and restoring the environmental in North Idaho.

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    L.E.A.D. Agency Contact: Earl Hatley
    19257 S. 4403 Drive Vinita OK 74301 United States
    Phone: 918-256-5269

    Our area is impacted by abandoned lead and zinc mines, affecting a two-county area and ten Indian tribes. Mountains of tailings piles and acid mine water drainage impacts a large downstream area and lake.

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    Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment (MASE) Contact: Susan Gordon
    P.O. Box 4524 ALbuquerque NM 87196
    Phone: 505-577-8438 Website: Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment

    MACE is rooted in the experiences of uranium-impacted communities of the southwestern U.S. We are communities working to restore and protect the natural and cultural environment through respectfully promoting intercultural engagement among communities and institutions for the benefit of all life and future generations.

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    New Mexico Mining Action Network Contact: Michael Paul
    PO Box 238 Taos NM 87571 United States
    Phone: (505) 362-1063 Website: Amigos Bravos

    NMMAN is a nationally recognized collaborative effort to implement and strengthen the mine permitting and reclamation requirements of the New Mexico Mining Act. NMMAN’s mission is to be a statewide advocate for: restoration of community land and water affected by mining; enforcement of the NM Mining Act and of relevant water quality and quantity laws; and promotion of economic alternatives for mining-impacted communities.

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    Okanogan Highlands Alliance Contact: David Kliegman
    PO Box 163 Tonasket WA 98855 United States
    Phone: 509-560-4429 Website: Okanogan Highlands Alliance

    OHA works to minimize watershed impacts associated with the Buckhorn gold mine operations and exploration, improve the ecological health of the Okanogan Highlands and increase community awareness and involvement in watershed issue.

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    Rivers Without Borders Contact: Will Patric
    PO Box 1968 Port Townsend WA 98368 United States
    Phone: 360-379-2811 Fax: 360-379-2811 Website: Rivers Without Borders

    Rivers Without Borders has been striving to protect the wild intact watersheds and rich ecological and cultural values of the British Columbia-Alaska transboundary region since 1999. We engage First Nations, commercial fishermen, scientists, environmental organizations, government, community leaders, media, and others to advance our conservation vision for this vast, remote, and spectacular area.

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    Southeast Alaska Conservation Council Contact: Guy Archibald
    419 Sixth Street #200 Juneau AK 99081 United States
    Phone: (907) 586-6942 Website: Southeast Alaska Conservation Council

    SEACC have been fighting to retain the wild places and natural values of the Tongass National Forest and promoting community sustainability for over 40 years.

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