Local Resources

Like minded Organizations that support biodiversity:

Genesee Valley Audubon Society is a 501(c)(3) Not-for-Profit organization serving the communities of Western New York State in Monroe County and parts of Genesee, Livingston and Ontario Counties. The Vision of Genesee Valley Audubon Society (GVAS) is to promote environmental conservation. Our Mission is to educate and advocate for protection of the environment, focusing on birds, wildlife and habitat.

Monroe County Master Gardener Pollinator Friendly Garden Program  We need pollinators. Pollinators need us. Pollination is vital to our food supply. Birds, bees, butterflies, beetles, as well as other insects and small mammals are responsible for putting one out of every three bites of food in our mouth. These insects and other animals play a key role in helping plants reproduce.

Monroe County Climate Stewards is a new program through CCE of Monroe County that trains volunteers to take action on climate change.

The Federation of Monroe County Environmentalists (FMCE) is composed of individuals and groups who are concerned about the environment in Monroe County and surrounding areas. The Federation facilitates communication and provides a central forum to discuss environmental issues, prioritize actions, and enlist wider support for them.