Here are links to several organizations that may be helpful.
As always, our goal is to stimulate honest, open civil discussion.
League of Women Voters
Nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
No Labels inspired the creation of the Problem Solvers Caucus in the US Congress in early 2017. There are more than 40 members—equally divided between Democrats and Republicans—who are committed to forging bipartisan cooperation in the 115th Congress.
Citizens Climate Lobby
Non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change.
Environmental Defense Fund
Works around the globe on issues of Climate Energy, Ecosystems, Oceans and Health
Premier nonprofit environmental law organization, using the power of law and the strength of partnership to preserve the wild, to fight for healthy communities and to advance clean energy to promote a healthy climate.
Our Children's Trust
Elevates the voice of youth to secure the legal right to a stable climate and healthy atmosphere for the benefit of all present and future generations.
Calusa Water Keeper
A non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of the Caloosahatchee River & Estuary, Lake Okeechobee, Nicodemus Slough, Charlotte Harbor, Estero Bay, the near-shore waters of Lee County, and their watersheds, through education and promotion of responsible use and enjoyment by all people.
We are the nation's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization
Union of Concerned Scientists
UCS members develop tough, smart, effective campaigns that push for practical solutions to some of our planet's most pressing problems—from fighting corporate and political attacks on science to combating global warming and developing sustainable ways to feed, power, and transport ourselves.
Florida Conservation Voters
Helps elect the best public officials who will enact sound policies that ensure our cherished, yet vulnerable, natural lands and water are protected.
Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation
Dedicated to the conservation of coastal habitats and aquatic resources on Sanibel and Captiva Islands and in the surrounding watershed.
Southwest Florida Clean Water Movement
Group of concerned citizens rallying to end the toxic Lake Okeechobee discharges that destroy our river, estuary, and local Gulf waters
US Army Corp of Engineers: Lake Okeechobee
Information on Corps activities with Lake Okeechobee and the Okeechobee Waterway Project, part of the complex water management system known as the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control Project.
Captains for Clean Waters
Advocates for Clean Water in SW Florida, focusing on The South Florida Water Management District and Lake Okeechobee
Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Wildflower Program
Works to improve aesthetics and driver safety while lowering maintenance costs on Florida’s highways.
University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension Offices
Develops knowledge in agricultural, human and natural resources makes that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life.
Florida Association of Native Nurseries (FANN)
Growing, planting and promoting Florida native plants for sustainable landscapes.
Florida Native Plant Society (FNPS)
Supports research and works for the preservation, conservation and restoration of native plants and native plant communities of Florida.
Florida Wildflower Foundation
Nurtures the awareness, understanding and enjoyment of Florida’s native wildflowers through education, planting and research projects that increase the presence of wildflowers and support the wildlife depending upon them.
Helps to establish and maintain sustainable wildflower plantings for state and county roadside rights-of-way, commercial installations, parks, golf courses and individuals.
The Heritage Foundation
The Conservatives Response to Climate Change