88.9 KPOV, High Desert Community RadioClick for more information
A local non-profit radio station promoting an engaged thoughtful community, KPOV is radio by the people for the people of Central Oregon. We strengthen community and democracy through grassroots participation in independent, non-commercial radio. (more…)
Camp Fire provides positive youth development by helping boys and girls become self-reliant, self-confident kids and future leaders and focuses on family, work, health, love and providing community service. We instill a passion for friendship, nature, community in kids and have been doing so in Bend since 1916.
Encouraging effective land use planning by providing information and disseminating ideas on public policy and by aggressively enforcing federal, state and local land use and environmental laws and codes.
OSU Master Gardeners are volunteers trained by Oregon State University to provide free gardening advice that is reliable, research-based, and customized to each climate region in Oregon. The Central Oregon Chapter (COMGA) serves residents of Deschutes, Crook, and Jefferson Counties.
OSU Extension Office3893 SW Airport Way
Redmond, OR 97756
CONC organizes cross-country, snowshoe, and hiking tours, maintains cross-country trails and shelters, supports youth ski programs, and offers a learn to ski buddy program.
Central Oregon Trail Alliance (COTA) is dedicated to the Stewardship of sustainable human-powered trails and preserving access for mountain bikers through advocacy and education. COTA is a non-profit volunteer organization that works with public land managers to build and maintain trails throughout Central Oregon.
Bend, OR 97709
Through active transportation choices, Commute Option encourages healthy individuals, a clean environment, and strong economy. Commute Options represents transportation options in our community by educating citizens, businesses, and governments about the value of carpooling, van-pooling,walking, bicycling, teleworking, and using public transportation.
The Deschutes Land Trust conserves land in Central Oregon for wildlife, scenic views, and local communities.
The Deschutes River Conservancy is a Bend-based non-profit organization dedicated to restoring streamflow and improving water quality in the Deschutes Basin
Earth Advantage’s mission is to accelerate the creation of better buildings. We use an innovation model that transforms our real-world experience into products and services that advance building performance. Earth Advantage certifies, researches, educates, and incubates to help a building industry that harmonizes with the natural environment.
We offer advice and financial incentives to help Oregon homeowners and businesses improve energy efficiency, generate renewable energy, save money and shrink their carbon footprints.
Kor CLT is a grassroots non profit created to provide attainable consciously built housing for Bend’s working class. Kor will build homes with a goal of net-zero energy, as well as foster a commitment to sustainability and diversity. Kor’s homes will be perpetually affordable.
OFCO provides services to adults with disabilities in Central Oregon, Deschutes, Crook, & Jefferson Counties. Services: Possibilities Thiftstores in Bend, Redmond, & Madras. Custodial Services. Confidential Document Destruction. Bench assembly and packaging. Recyling for paper, cardboard, plastic, wood, electronics, & computers. Wood survey products. Firewood: millends and biomass bricks/pellets.
A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with more than 1700 members throughout the state. OEC advances innovative, collaborative solutions to Oregon’s environmental challenges for today and future generations.
Oregon League of Conservation Voters Education FundClick for more information
Oregon League of Conservation Voters Education Fund works to increase the political effectiveness of Oregon’s environmental community by educating, training, and coordinating citizens and organizations. (more…)
With more than 4,000 members and supporters, Oregon Natural Desert Association (ONDA) protects, defends, and restores Oregon’s deserts through both advocacy and restoration work.
Oregon WildClick for more information
Oregon Wild works to protect and restore Oregon’s wildlands, wildlife and waters as an enduring legacy for all Oregonians.
Founded in 1974, Oregon Wild (formerly the Oregon Natural Resources Council or ONRC) has been instrumental in securing permanent legislative protection for some of Oregon’s most precious landscapes, including nearly 1.7 million acres of Wilderness, the forests that provide drinking water to communities like Bend and Portland, and almost 1,800 miles of Wild & Scenic Rivers. (more…)