Resources for Environmentalists

Environmental Voter Project

Politicians won’t listen until we start voting. The Environmental Voter Project wants your voice to be heard on every Election Day.

Join the movement and sign up for the Environmental Voter Project email list here.

Federal Legislation – All Issues

Countable makes it quick and easy to understand the laws Congress is considering. We also streamline the process of contacting your lawmaker, so you can tell them how you want them to vote on bills under consideration.

5 Calls: provides phone numbers and scripts so calling is quick and easy; uses your location to find your local representatives so your calls have more impact.

Illinois & Regional Legislation – All Issues

Illinois General Assembly homepage.

Witness Slip Project Illinois. Continuously updated posts regarding timely requests for Witness slips, including recommended opponent/proponent status.   Witness Slip Project Facebook Group.

Environmental Issues: National
(may include local/state/regional links as well)

Natural Resources Defense Council. We combine the power of more than two million members and online activists with the expertise of some 500 scientists, lawyers, and policy advocates across the globe to ensure the rights of all people to the air, the water, and the wild.

Sierra Club is now the nation’s largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization — with more than two million members and supporters.

Environmental Issues: Illinois & Regional

Prairie State Conservation Coalition (PSCC) is a non-profit organization created to assist conservation land trusts, land owners and communities in their efforts to protect land and water resources in Illinois. Prairie State Conservation Coalition

The Illinois Environmental Council serves as the environmental community’s eyes, ears and voice in Springfield. The two organizations – collectively known as IEC – work together to ensure a more healthful environment for Illinois residents.