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Local and Regional Environmental Advocacy Organizations in DEC Region 3 (Lower Hudson Valley)

Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster & Westchester Counties, New York

Regional Organizations

Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK), Mid-Hudson Chapter
P.O. Box 3674
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

The Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks
897 St. Davids Lane
Niskayuna, NY 12309
Phone: 518-377-1452
FAX: 518-393-0526

Catskill Center for Conservation and Development
43355 State Route 28
Arkville, NY 12406
Phone: 845-586-2611
FAX: 845-586-3044

Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy
P.O. Box 103
Fremont Center, NY 12736
Phone: 845-468-7063

Catskill-Delaware Natural Water Alliance, Inc.
P.O. Box 411
Boiceville, NY 12412
Phone: 845-657-6238

Catskill Forest Association
P.O. Box 336
Arkville, NY 12406
Phone: 845-586-3054
FAX: 845-586-4071

Catskill Mountainkeeper
P.O. Box 381
Youngsville, NY 12791
Phone: 845-482-5400

Citizens Campaign for the Environment
Lower Hudson Valley/Connecticut Chapter

19 Court Street, Lower Level
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-997-0946
FAX: 914-997-0983

Groundwork Hudson Valley
6 Wells Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10701
Phone: 914-375-2151
FAX: 914-375-2153

Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc.
724 Wolcott Avenue
Beacon, NY 12508
Phone: 845-265-8080

League of Women Voters of the Mid-Hudson Region
P.O. Box 3564
Kingston, NY 12402
Phone: 845-340-2003

828 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Phone: 800-21-RIVER (800-217-4837)

Sierra Club Mid-Hudson Valley Group
P.O. Box 1012
Poughkeepsie, NY 12602

Sustainable Hudson Valley
P.O. Box 4112
Kingston, NY 12401-4112
Phone: 845-384-1061

Scenic Hudson, Inc.
One Civic Center Plaza, Suite 200
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: 845-473-4440
FAX: 845-473-2648

Organizations in Dutchess County

Beacon Community Center
23 West Center Street
Beacon, NY 12508
Phone: 845-831-6180
FAX: 845-831-6190

Dutchess County Environmental Management Council
c/o Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County's Environment Program
2715 Route 44
Millbrook, NY 12545
Phone: 845-677-5253 x153

Harlem Valley Rail Trail Association, Inc.
51 South Center Street
P.O. Box 356
Millerton, NY 12546-0356
Phone: 518-789-9591

Housatonic Valley Association (Tenmile River Watershed)
P.O. Box 315
19 Furnace Bank Road
Wassaic, NY 12592
Phone: 845-789-1381

Organizations in Orange County

Centro Independiente de Trabajadores Agricolas (Independent Farmworkers Center)
P.O. Box 109
Albion, NY 14411
Phone: 585-589-7460
FAX: 914-589-7460

Coalition of Health Professionals Against Pollution
19 Overhill Road
Middletown, NY 10940
Phone: 845-344-1527

Orange County Citizens Foundation
23 White Oak Drive
P.O. Box 525
Sugar Loaf, NY 10981-0525
Phone: 845-469-9459
FAX: 845-469-3145

Orange Environment, Inc.
P.O. Box 25
Goshen, NY 10924
Phone: 845-294-5852

Organizations in Putnam County

The NYSDEC Office of Environmental Justice does not have any contact information for organizations related to environmental justice in Putnam County at this time.
Please contact one of the regional organizations listed above.

To add contact information for an organization to this database, please e-mail the Office of Environmental Justice at

Organizations in Rockland County

Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK), Ramapo Chapter

Keep Rockland Beautiful
65 Parrott Road, Bldg. 12
West Nyack, NY 10994
Phone: 845-623-1534
FAX: 845-623-1536

Rockland County Environmental Management Council
Rockland County Division of Environmental Resources
50 Sanitariums Road, Bldg. P
Pomona, NY 10970
Phone: 845-364-2669
FAX: 845-364-2671

Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group
5 Algonquin Drive
Chappaqua, NY 10514
Phone: 914-238-8846

Spring Valley Concerned Citizens Coalition
10 Garden Place
Spring Valley, NY 10977

West Branch Conservation Association, Inc.
100 South Mountain Road
New City, NY 10956
Phone: 914-634-9700

Organizations in Sullivan County

Basha Kill Area Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 1121
Wurtsboro, NY 12790
Phone: 845-754-0743

Organizations in Ulster County

P.O. Box 626
New Paltz, NY 12561
Phone: 845-255-8004

Cancer Awareness Coalition
P.O. Box 533
New Paltz, NY 12561
Phone: 845-255-0836
FAX: 845-633-8320

Friends of SEQRA
P.O. Box 6063
Kingston, NY 12401-6063

Friends of the Shawangunks
P.O. Box 270
Accord, NY 12404
Phone: 845-658-3467 x3

Lower Esopus River Watch
Phone: 845-687-0267

New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG)
New Paltz Chapter

State University College
Student Union Building, Room 322
New Paltz, NY 12561
Phone: 845-257-3085

Rural Ulster Preservation Company
289 Fair Street
Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: 845-331-2140

Stand for Land
129 Cherry Hill Road
Accord, NY 12404
Phone: 845-810-2724
FAX: 270-747-7522

Organizations in Westchester County

Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK), Mohican Chapter

Beczak Environmental Education Center
35 Alexander Street
Yonkers, NY 10701
Phone: 914-377-1900
FAX: 914-377-1173

Citizens Action Network, Westchester County Chapter
7 John Dorsey Drive
Cortland Manor, NY 10567
Phone: 914-739-6164

Citizens for Byram Lake Reservoir
P.O. Box 846
Mount Kisco, NY 10549

Citizens for Equal Environmental Protection
212 St. Mary's Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
Phone: 914-736-0270

Cortlandt WATCH, Inc.
P.O. Box 271
Crompond, NY 10517

Croton Watershed Clean Water Coalition, Inc.
9 Old Corner Road
Bedford, NY 10506
Phone: 914-234-6470
FAX: 914-234-6139

Federated Conservationists of Westchester County, Inc.
E House
78 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603
Phone: 914-422-4053
FAX: 914-289-0539

Friends of Cranberry Lake, Inc.
1609 Old Orchard Street
North White Plains, NY 10604
Phone: 914-428-1005

Friends of Marshlands, Inc.
P.O. Box 237
Rye, NY 10580
Phone: 914-835-3490

Friends of Muscoot Farm
Muscoot Farm
51 Route 100
Katonah, NY 10536
Phone: 914-864-7282
FAX: 914-864-7290

Friends of Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc.
P.O. Box 548
Rye, NY 10580
Phone: 914-698-5920
FAX: 914-967-0578

Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve, Inc.
630 Bedford Road
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Phone: 914-333-0102
FAX: 914-941-3696

Friends of Rye Nature Center
Contact: Bob Clyatt, President
Box 274
Rye, NY 10580
Phone: 914-967-5150

Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct
15 Walnut Street
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Phone: 914-693-4117

Friends of the Scarsdale Parks
P.O. Box 53
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Phone: 914-725-9721

Friends of Wickers Creek Archaeological Site
P.O. Box 178
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

Greyston Foundation
21 Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10703
Phone: 914-376-3900
FAX: 914-376-1333

League of Women Voters of Westchester
200 Hamilton Avenue, White Plains Mall
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-949-0507
FAX: 914-997-9354

New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG)
Campus Center North, Room 0004
735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577-1400
Phone: 914-251-6986

Ossining Waterfront Alliance
87 Ferris Place
Ossining, NY 10562
Phone: 914-945-0815

Westchester Environmental Coalition at WESPAC
255 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd., 2nd Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-682-0488
FAX: 914-682-9499

Westchester Trails Association

Yonkers Environmental Coalition
63 Sunnyside Drive
Yonkers, NY 10705
Phone: 914-423-3811
FAX: 914-964-9548

NOTE: This database includes local organizations that advocate principles consistent with environmental justice, including pollution prevention, sustainability, resource conservation and environmental health. However, in some cases the listed organizations may not advocate on behalf of Potential Environmental Justice Areas, as defined by the DEC in NYSDEC Commissioner Policy 29, Environmental Justice and Permitting. Please contact the individual organizations for more information.

If you would like to have your organization added to or removed from this database, or you need to report any errors or omissions in contact information, please e-mail the Office of Environmental Justice.