Org Directory

Local, Regional and State Organizations are listed below. There may be some that we are not aware of, please email Thrive with any additions, ideas and suggestions.

*The green headings are links to that organization’s website*

Door County Environmental Initiatives:

Earth Week – Door County – April 2018

Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day! 
Earth Week Door County began with a focus on tree planting, but has expanded to include a variety of other activities focused on our environment, ecology, conservation, and climate information.

Celebrate Water – Door County – May 2018 – June 2019

Celebrate Water is a year-long series of activities to celebrate Door County’s water, understand the threats to it, and inspire people to protect it.

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  • Phone: (920) 421-2002

Door County Environmental Organizations:

Climate Change Coalition of Door County

A powerful voice that educates and inspires action to meet the urgent challenges of global climate change.

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Crossroads at Big Creek

The mission of Crossroads at Big Creek is to provide life-long, experience-based learning which will nurture historical and cultural appreciation, scientific curiosity and environmental awareness.

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  • Phone: 920-746-5895

Door County Environmental Council

Fostering the preservation of Door County’s natural resources.

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  • Phone: 920-743-6003

Door County Land Trust

Preserve, maintain and enhance lands that contribute significantly to the scenic beauty, open space, and ecological integrity of Door County.

Door County Nature Conservancy

Door Property Owners, Inc.

Supports the conservation of the Door Peninsula’s natural, scenic, cultural, and aesthetic resources.

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  • Phone: 920-559-9292

Forest Recovery Project

Engaging the Door Peninsula community to understand, strengthen, and protect our native forest ecosystems.

Friends of Peninsula State Park

A non-profit organization supporting the interpretive, historical, educational and visitor service programs of Peninsula State Park in Fish Creek, Wisconsin.

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  • Phone: 920-868-3258

Greater Escarpment Organization of Door County

Cultivating knowledge and stewardship of the Niagara Escarpment corridor and its geological, ecological and cultural wonders in people of all ages and from all walks of life.

Niagara Escarpment Resource Network

Promoting balanced land-use decisions and an appreciation of the ecology of the Niagara Escarpment.

Green Tier Legacy Community – Village of  Egg Harbor

The Village of Egg Harbor has adopted the resolution to become a Green Tier Legacy Community! Stay tuned for more info.

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Healthy Water Door County

Healthy Water Door County wants to invest in initiatives that research water quality issues, educate policy makers and the community, and mitigate the threats to our water in Door County, Wisconsin.

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  • Phone: 920-746-1786

The Ridges Sanctuary

preservation | education | research

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  • Phone: 920-839-2802

Sustain Door, Inc.

The mission of Sustain Door is to promote the social, economic, and environmental sustainability of Door County.

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  • Phone: 920-743-3337

Regional Environmental Organizations:

Clean Water Action Council

The Clean Water Action Council of Northeast Wisconsin
Non-Profit Corporation is organized to promote a safe, healthy, and
sustainable environment in northeast Wisconsin, to educate and inform
members and the public on environmental issues, and to take action on
behalf of members and the public to protect the environment and human
health. All operations are exclusively for charitable and educational
purposes and for the promotion of environmental justice.

  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 9144, Green Bay, WI 54308
  • Office location: A307 MAC Hall, UW-Green Bay, 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311
  • Email:
  • Phone: 920-421-8885

Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership, Inc.

Cultivating Community & Stewardship from the Ledge to the Lakeshore

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  • Phone: 920-304-1919

Lake Michigan Wind & Sun, LTD

Lake Michigan Wind & Sun can be hired by property owners in various sectors – agricultural, residential, commercial, and industrial – to do energy efficiency audits and analyses.  Property owners can save the expense of this service by doing energy use calculations using online calculators such as the Home Energy Suite and the Home Energy Saver.

  • Address:  1015 County Road U, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-8353
    • Visits by appointment only, as they are often off-site doing installations.
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  • Phone:920-743-0456

State Environmental Organizations:

The Nature Conservancy, WI – Green Bay Watershed office

Conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends

  • Northeast Wisconsin Office
    242 Michigan Street, Suite B103
    Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
  • Phone: 920-743-8695
  • Phone: 800-628-6860
  • Fax: 920-743-9068 
  • Director of Conservation-Green Bay Watershed:
    • Nicole Van Helden
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Clean Wisconsin

To protect and preserve Wisconsin’s clean water, air and natural heritage.

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  • Phone: 608-251-7020

For additional HELPFUL LINKS, check out the Door County Environmental Councils list HERE.