Environmental Club Network
Greenspan's Environmental Club Network will help you network and organize with other environmental clubs around the world. If you want to get your club listed, email Greenspan at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Teen Animal Protectors, Rt. 1, Box 847, Headland, AL 36345. E-mail: email@example.com. Plans to help build an animal shelter in Alabama. Working on a Web site to discuss animal issues with teens worldwide.
Arizona Humane Society Teen Volunteers, Arizona Humane Society, 9226 North 13th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85021. URL: www.azhumane.org. Assists in the day-to-day operation of the Arizona Humane Society Animal Shelter. Participates in various fundraisers, such as the annual Dog Walk, to help support the shelter’s animals. Club members also serve as adoption counselors and work in the shelter’s animal hospital ward.
Save The Animals Club (STAC), 9557 E. Inverness Circle, Mesa, AZ 85208. Conducts biweekly meetings to discuss animal issues. Plans to hold bake sales and car washes to raise money for animal-related causes.
SCC Environmental Club, Scottsdale Community College, 9000 E Chaparral Road, Scottsdale, Arizona 85256-2626. We are involved in a variety of activities. The environmental club works closely with CNUW. All students are welcome, majors and non-majors alike. For more information, contact the faculty advisor.
Advisor: Roy Barnes
Junior Volunteer Program, Marin Humane Society, 171 Bel Marin Keys Blvd., Novato, CA 94949. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. URL: www.marin-humane.org. Assists the humane society in its day-to-day operations, including socializing pets, cleaning kennels, and completing adoption paperwork. Once a month, helps elementary-school kids with various animal-related projects, such as making dog biscuits, cat toys, and bird feeders.
Panda Club, Alameda High School, 2201 Encinal Ave., Alameda, CA 94501. E-mail: email@example.com. Writes letters to Congress about environmental concerns and plans to hold a schoolwide collection for an Alameda shelter for the needy.
Project EARTH (Environmental Awareness Research Through Hands-on activities), Monterey Highlands School, 400 Casuda Canyon Dr., Monterey Park, CA 91754. URL: home.earthlink.net/~projectearth. Hosts an annual student science symposium, operates a geophysical data center, and works on environmental service projects. Participates in a yearly environmental field study trip to Death Valley National Park.
American Animal Protection League, P.O. Box 363, Stonington, CT 06378. Participates in area beach and park cleanups. Collects food donations and holds fundraisers for veterinary clinics.
Amity Environmental Club, Amity Regional High School, 25 Newton Rd., Woodbridge, CT 06525. Sponsored an “Animal Rights Month,” in which members gave weekly presentations to classmates and passed out informational flyers on vivisection, factory farming, and other animal protection issues. Organized an anti-dissection campaign and purchased dissection alternatives for the school’s use. Held a demonstration against a cosmetics company that tests its products on animals. Sponsored a concert, featuring local bands, to benefit rain forest conservation efforts in Madagascar. Plans to volunteer at a local animal shelter.
Greater Love Of a Better Environment (GLOBE), East Hampton High School, N. Maple St., East Hampton, CT 06424. Sells environmental T-shirts, baked goods, and recyclable products to raise funds for environmentalists, wildlife rehabilitators, and other community members who help animals or natural habitats. To promote environmental awareness, gives away trees for planting on Arbor Day. Shows movies to students in kindergarten through third grade, to foster humane attitudes toward animals.
Students for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (SETA), Derby High School, 8 Nutmeg Ave., Derby, CT 06418-1194. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visits animal shelters and holds fundraisers to support animal welfare organizations. Plans to launch a Web site linking the club to humane societies and other animal adoption groups.
West Haven Kennel Kids, West Haven Animal Shelter, 7 Collis St., West Haven, CT 06516. Performs shelter duties, including grooming, exercising, and feeding pets. Conducts ongoing can and bottle collections to fund the shelter’s efforts.
Creatures and Critters, Watson B. Duncan Community Middle School, 5150 117th Ct. North, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418. Features guest speakers and videos at monthly meetings to educate students about compassion toward animals. Past topics of discussion have included Swim-With-The-Dolphin programs, the responsibilities of owning birds and large dogs, and treatment of animals at the South Florida Fair.
Generations, Orlando Humane Society, SPCA of Central Florida, 2727 Americana Blvd., Orlando, FL 32839. Works one-on-one with cats, kittens, and puppies at the shelter, brushing, bathing, and socializing the animals.
KIND (Kids In Nature’s Defense) Club, Max Bruner, Jr. Middle School, 322 Holmes Blvd., Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548. Holds fundraisers and sets up trust funds with local veterinarians for people who cannot afford to pay for their pets’ spay/neuter operations or emergency veterinary care. Donates money for equipment, medical supplies, and food to Pet Welfare and the Council on Aging’s “Meals on Wheels” program.
Environmental Club, Valencia Community College-West Campus, Orlando FL
South Middle School’s Ecology Club, South Middle School, 229 W. Greenhurst Rd., Nampa, ID 83686. E-mail: email@example.com. Started a recycling program for white paper at their school. Once the school is reimbursed for the recycling bins, recycling funds will be donated to animal/environmental organizations. Conducted an energy audit of their school to determine how to save electricity. Hosts officials to speak to students about energy conservation. Raises public awareness of rain forest destruction by writing letters to the editor and posting informational flyers around the community. Sells T-shirts to raise money for the purchase of rain forest acreage. Plans a cleanup of Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge, in celebration of Earth Day.
Knox County Humane Society Youth Group, Knox County Humane Society, 1855 Windish Dr., Galesburg, IL 61401. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. URL: www.misslink.net/kchs. As part of Nickelodeon’s “The Big Help,” coordinated an art exhibit for fifth graders at a local shopping mall; the exhibit’s theme was “Help Homeless Pets.” Assists in the day-to-day operation of the shelter by feeding, grooming, socializing, and exercising animals. Every February, promotes the “Have a Heart” campaign to acquaint pet owners with the shelter’s low-cost spay/neuter program.
Teens for Animals Club, Tippecanoe County Humane Society, P.O. Box 134, Lafayette, IN 47902. E-mail: email@example.com. Participated in a “Strike Out Suffering” bowling fundraiser for the Tippecanoe County Humane Society’s Injured Animal Fund. Walks, bathes, and plays with cats and dogs at the shelter to assess the animals’ temperaments. Provides potential adopters with important information about pets’ special qualities and needs. Plans to produce a Tippecanoe County Humane Society calendar for the year 2000.
Environmental Action Club (E.A.C.), Amherst Regional High School, 100 High Point Dr., Amherst, MA 01002. Coordinates the school’s paper recycling and plans to establish a can/ bottle recycling program.
Michigan Humane Society Youth Program, Michigan Humane Society, 7401 Chrysler Dr., Detroit, MI 48211. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. URL: www.mihumane.org. Participates in hands-on care of animals at the shelter, including walking, grooming, and feeding. Staffs a booth and counsels potential adopters in satellite pet adoption programs.
Kids for Saving Earth World Wide (KSEWW), P.O. Box 42118, Minneapolis, MN 55442. URL: www.kidsforsavingearth.org. Takes part in several Education into Action environmental programs, such as Tune Up the Earth, C02 Challenge, and The Mighty Mississippi Project.
Minnesota Valley Humane Society Explorer Program, Minnesota Valley Humane Society, 1313 East Hwy.13, Burnsville, MN 55337. URL: www.mnvalley.pair.com. Participates in various shelter fundraisers, including Dog Walks and Ski-A-Thons, sponsors pet Adopt-A-Thons at area schools, and assists in the day-to-day operation of the animal shelter.
Students Acting For the Environment (SAFE), Francis Howell High School, 7001 Hwy. 94, St. Charles, MO 63304. Cleaned up and planted trees at a bald eagle sanctuary. Participates in monthly cleanups of the school grounds and lake, and raises money for humane societies and other animal protection groups.
Animal Rights Club (ARC), Lincoln High School, 2229 J St., Lincoln, NE 68510. E-mail: email@example.com. Sold T-shirts to raise money for a local animal shelter and Kansas Cares, a training program for seeing-eye dogs. Set up three information booths at school on spaying/neutering, product testing on animals, and the environment. Conducted a shelter drive, in which members collected blankets, towels, pet food, and other supplies for the Capital Humane Society.
SPEAK Club (Students Protecting Earth and Animals at Kearsarge), Kearsarge Regional High School, North Rd., Sutton, NH 03260. Runs the school’s paper, cardboard, and aluminum can recycling programs and raises money to support recycling programs for the entire school district. Donates money to organizations that protect tropical and old-growth forests.
Preservation of Animal Wildlife (PAW), Millburn High School, Millburn, NJ 07041. Volunteered at local animal shelters and sold candy and baked goods to raise money for shelters and club projects. Collected signatures for various animal protection petitions.
Students Against the Vanishing Earth (SAVE), Kearney High School, 336 Devon St., Kearney, NJ 07032. Sponsored a “Pet Appreciation Week,” in which students entered a pet photo contest to win animal-related prizes. Participated in the twenty-fifth annual protest against hunting on a Great Swamp refuge. Visited Raptor Trust to observe and learn about birds of prey. Plans to host a “Try to Be a Vegetarian Week,” in which students will be asked to sign pledges stating they’ll avoid eating meat.
Animal Rights Club of Brooklyn Technical High School, Brooklyn Technical High School, 29 Fort Greene Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217. Promoted vegetarianism and veganism by staffing information tables in the school cafeteria and collected signatures from students who pledged to go meatless for a day. Put up posters encouraging students to exercise their right not to dissect animals, and met with school officials to discuss dissection alternatives. Took part in the Great American MeatOut, Teens Speak Out About the Environment, Fur Free Friday, and other demonstrations with the Animal Defense League of New York City.
Don’t Destroy the Universe (DDU) Environmental Club, Mineola High School, 10 Armstrong Rd., Garden City Park, NY 11040. Traveled to Abidjan—a town on West Africa’s Ivory Coast—to visit native Senoufu people, who employ sustainable agricultural techniques. Also hosted four students and two teachers from Abidjan in an exchange program. Coordinates the school’s recycling program for cans, bottles, and batteries. Adopts whales, manatees, and rain forest acreage with money from fundraisers. Planning a vegetarian picnic with neighboring high schools.
Eagle Hill Environmental Club, 4645 Enders Rd., Manlius, NY 13104. Plants trees on school grounds, takes photos of nature scenes, and conducts fundraising activities for environmental groups.
Students Against Animal Cruelty (SAAC), St. Joseph Hill Academy, Staten Island, NY 10312. Holds bake sales to benefit the Staten Island Council for Animal Welfare and sponsors an endangered animal each year. Plans to complete a volunteer project for a local animal shelter.
WLMS Ecology Club, Wisdom Lane Middle School, Center Lane, Levittown, NY 11756. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsored a contest in which students submitted bumper stickers encouraging people to help the environment. Awarded gift certificates to movie theaters and music and video stores as contest prizes.
Youth Environmental Action Club, Liverpool High School, 4338 Wetzel Rd., Liverpool, NY 13090. Placed trail markers and trail head booklets in nearby Friendship Woods.
Teens for Animals Club, Oregon Humane Society, P.O. Box 11364, Portland, OR 97211. E-mail: email@example.com. URL: www.oregonhumane.com. Hosted 130th birthday party for Oregon Humane Society, in which members raised more than $3,500 to support the shelter’s animals. Assists in the day-to-day operation of the shelter and organizes collections of towels, blankets, and other supplies that the shelter needs. Club members serve as adoption counselors, provide foster care for pets, and train junior volunteers.
Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC), P.O. Box 31909, Philadelphia, PA 19104-1909. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. URL: www.seac.org. Helps young people across the United States organize for environmental justice. Promotes social change to improve environmental, cultural, political, and economic conditions and publishes Threshold, a national magazine written by and for student activists. Offers a variety of training sessions, educational conferences, and outreach campaigns.
Students for Animal Protection, P.O. Box 181, Cochranville, PA 19330. E-mail: Frel1732@lbc.edu. Helps kids nationwide pass student choice policies on dissection. Runs a lending library from which students around the country can borrow books and videos on animal protection issues for use in papers, speeches, and debates. Lobbies the Pennsylvania legislature to outlaw live pigeon shoots.
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Kids For A Clean Environment (Kids F.A.C.E.), P.O. Box 158254, Nashville, TN 37215. Participates in a “One in a Million” program, with the goal of having one million young people plant one million trees in urban settings by year 2000. Through its Animal Care Team, raises money to pay for the care of sick, injured, and endangered animals.
South Oak Cliff SPCA Club, South Oak Cliff High School, 3601 South Marsalis, Dallas, TX 75216. Created a coloring book that teaches elementary-school kids about responsible pet care. Sells Valentine balloons, T-shirts, mistletoe, candy, and baked goods, and donates the proceeds—more than $10,000 to date—to the SPCA’s Emergency Medical Care Fund, which provides veterinary care for stray animals. Members are credited with helping at least 250 animals at the SPCA by fostering companion animals and bringing lost and abandoned pets to the shelter.
S.P.A.M. (Students for the Prevention of Animal Mistreatment), John Cooper School, 1 John Cooper Dr., The Woodlands, TX 77381. Volunteered for a local animal shelter by painting children’s faces at a “Dog Day Afternoon.” Took pictures of pets with Santa Claus for a club fundraiser and wrote letters to the editor protesting mistreatment of animals. Plans a benefit concert, in cooperation with Amnesty International, to protect animal and human rights.
University of Washington, Bothell
Human Rights Action! Club
The Outdoor Club
Environmental CLubs at Western Washington University
Circle K (Collegiate Kiwanis):
C.R.A.P. (Conserving, Recycling, And Providing):
Dirty Boots Hiking Club:
Exposures-Student Network of Photojournalism:
Food Not Lawns:
Shuksan Direct Action:
Students for Fair Trade:
Western Animal Rights Network:
Western Environmental Watch:
WWU Backpacking /Hiking Club:
GRRRR!, 88A Smith St., Collingwood, Victoria 3066, Australia. E-mail: email@example.com. Held a demonstration, distributed leaflets, and circulated petitions at the Royal Melbourne Agricultural Show to protest the handling of goldfish, which are sold in small plastic bags. Published a magazine called GRRRR-ZINE, which focused on vegetarianism and featured interviews with famous Australian vegetarians, including bands like Jebediah and silverchair. Plans to promote an anti-dissection week in schools, which will include student petitions and distribution of anti-dissection materials.
Students for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (SETA), Park View Education Centre, 1485 King St., Bridge-water, Nova Scotia B4V 1C4. Has arranged to hold an environmental conference involving several schools from across the province. Plans on hosting a vegetarian supper and inviting more than 150 community leaders to attend.
Alberta Public Interest Research Group (APIRG) (University of Alberta)
APIRG is one of many PIRGs around the world, which are student organizations based on the premise that students are citizens, and as such, part of their education should include recognizing and engaging in the problems of society. PIRGs exist to provide training, support, and opportunities for students to be active citizens in their communities. Through involvement with PIRGs, thousands of Canadian students have learned skills in consensus decision-making, group facilitation, event organizing, media relations, and community-based research. These skills help individuals to act effectively in the public interest.
Many working groups of APIRG have focused on environmental initiatives, and opportunities exist for students to create working groups and obtain funding for research and initiatives in environmental areas.
Campus Garden (University of Alberta)
The U of A Campus Garden group started as an ECOS initiative that created a cooperative, food-producing organic garden in the spring of 2003. The garden is situated on the north side of 89th Avenue between 110 and 111th street, and has waterbarrels on site to utilize rainwater. The group's goals include the promotion of gardening, eating locally, and the health and environmental benefits of gardening. The garden is approximately 140 square meters in size.
The Environmental and Conservation Students' Association (ECSA) (University of Alberta)
The ECSA serves the needs and interests of undergraduate students in the Environmental and Conservation Sciences Degree Program within the Department of Renewable Resources in the Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry and Home Economics at the University of Alberta.
Environmental Law Students' Society (ELSS) (University of Alberta)
The objective of ELSS is the protection of the environment using law. Membership is restricted to law students.
Contact: Faculty of Law, Law Centre, University of Alberta.
Organization of Botany Students (OBS) (University of Alberta)
This is a student organization of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta, made up of both undergraduates and graduates who are passionate about plants. The OBS has been an active organization for over 20 years, and anyone with an interest in botany is welcome to join. The club arranges botanically-oriented activities and hosts an annual departmental Christmas party.
This club organises single and multi-day trips on a monthly basis for club members. The trips are organised around members' interests, but often involve activities such as canoeing, hiking, rock climbing, or backpacking.
The Wildlife Society - University of Alberta Chapter (University of Alberta)
The U of A Student Chapter of the Wildlife Society works to prepare its members for careers in wildlife biology, conservation, and management, and to foster campus and community awareness of wildlife issues. It achieves these goals by participating in activities and conferences, providing opportunities for Student Chapter members to gain field experience and to develop an understanding of employers' objectives and needs, and conducting educational programs on wildlife issues for the campus and surrounding community.
Association des naturalistes de la Baie de Bouctouche - Bouctouche, N.B.
Celebration of Birds Nature Club - Gagetown, N.B.
Chignecto Naturalists' Club - Sackville, N.B.
Club de Naturalistes de la Péninsule acadienne - Pokemouche, N.B.
Club des Naturalistes de la Vallée de Memramcook - Memramcook, N.B.
Club d'ornithologie du Madawaska - Madawaska, N.B.
Club les ami(e)s de la nature du sud-est - Dieppe, N.B.
River Valley Naturalist Club - Knowlessville, N.B.
Fredericton Nature Club - Fredericton, N.B.
Kennebecasis Naturalists' Society - Sussex, N.B.
Moncton Naturalists' Club - Moncton, N.B.
Restigouche Naturalists' Club - Campbellton, N.B.
Saint John Naturalists' Club - St.John, M.B.
Blomidon Naturalists Society - Wolfville, N.S.
Nova Scotia Bird Society - Halifax, N.S.
Halifax Field Naturalists - Halifax, N.S.
Nova Scotia Wildflora Society - Halifax, N.S.
Annapolis Field Naturalists - Annapolis Royal, N.S.
Cape Breton Naturalists Society - Sydney, N.S.
Chignecto Naturalists Club - Sackville, N.B.
Eastern Mainland Field Naturalists - Antigonish N.S.
South Shore Naturalists Club - Bridgewater, N.S.
Tusket River Environmental Protection Association - Tusket, N.S.
Humber Natural History Society - Corner Brook, N.L.
Ecology Action Centre - Halifax, N.S.
Wild Life Club, Abeka Motorway J.S.S., P.O. Box 331 Abeka, Accra, Ghana, West Africa. Educates community youth about ecology and conservation, and raises awareness about issues such as poaching, overfishing, and endangered animals.
Japan Environment Association,
Prime Kamiyacho Building 2Fl. 1-11-9 Azabudai,Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0041
Santhy’s Animal Rights Club, 2A, Lane 1, Kapor Rd., 96000 Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia. Writes letters to the editor and teaches people about animal rights issues. Plans to distribute a club newsletter.
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