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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…)

501 NW Bond St.
Bend, OR 97701
Map | (541) 322-0863

The BTA creates healthy, sustainable communities by making bicycling safer, more convenient and more accessible.

PO Box 28289
Portland, OR 97228
Map | (503) 226-0676

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.

62910 OB Riley Rd. Ste. 130
Bend, OR 97701
Map | (541) 382-4682

We are dedicated to improving fish habitat through our numerous conservation projects.

PO Box 1126
Bend, OR 97709
Map | (541) 312-2568

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.

50 SW Bond Street, Suite 4
Bend, OR 97701
Map | (541) 647-2930

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 Office

3893 SW Airport Way
Redmond, OR 97756

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.

PO Box 555
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.

50 SW Bond Street Suite 4
Bend, OR 97702
Map | (541) 330-2647

The Deschutes River Conservancy is a Bend-based non-profit organization dedicated to restoring streamflow and improving water quality in the Deschutes Basin

700 NW Hill St.
Bend, OR 97701
Map | (541) 382-4077

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.

623 SW Oak Street
Third Floor
Portland, OR 97205
Map | 503-968-7160

The East Cascades Audubon Society furthers the knowledge and appreciation of birds and their habitats through field trips, education, and citizen science projects.

16 NW Kansas Ave.
Bend, OR 97701
Map | (541) 241-2190

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.

421 SW Oak St., Suite 300
Portland, OR 97204
Map | (866) 368-7878

HDC has been promoting diversity and creating a safe, welcoming environment for all people in Central Oregon since 1992.

155 NW Irving Ave
Bend, OR 97701
Map | (541) 385-3320

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.

155 NW Irving Ave.
Bend, OR 97701
Map | 541-330-8758

To preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.

115 NW Oregon Ave.
Bend, OR 97701
Map | (541) 388-3020

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.

835 E HWY 126
Redmond, OR 97756
Map | (541) 548-2611

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.

222 NW Davis, #309
Portland, OR 97209
Map | (503) 222-1963 ext. 100

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…)

50 SW Bond Street
Bend, OR 97702
Map | (541) 241-4762

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.

50 SW Bond Street Suite 4
Bend, OR 97702
Map | (541) 330-2638

Our Mission:
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…)

2445 NE Division St. Suite 303
Bend, OR 97703
Map | (541) 382-2616

To actively promote development of Oregon’s untapped renewable resources and to be a forceful advocate for expanding solar, wind and geothermal energy in the Northwest.

917 SW Oak St., Suite 303
Portland, OR 97205
Map | (503) 223-4544

Our long term priority campaigns include working with fellow conservation organizations to end commercial logging on our few remaining public forests.


16 NW Kansas Avenue
Bend, OR 97701

SOLVE brings Oregonians together to improve our environment and build a legacy of stewardship.

2000 SW 1st Ave. Suite 400
Portland, OR 97201
Map | (800) 333-SOLV (7658)

Offering interpretive exhibits, public observatory, educational programs, botanical garden, nature trail. Our program leaders provide a fun and thoughtful view of our natural environment.

Off Circle 3 in Sunriver
Sunriver, OR 97707
Map | (541) 593-4394
Want to find out more about the Green Spot? Email Marianne Pyott for more information
 or call 541-385-6908 x10.