Conservation, educational, and user group organizations with ties to Hood Canal. This list is not comprehensive and does not imply endorsement by the WRIA 16 Watershed Team or its members.

Admiralty Audubon Initiate, promote, assist, and encourage the understanding and appreciation of nature and the conservation of wildlife and wilderness, natural resources, and natural beauty.

Backcountry Horsemen of Washington

Conservation Northwest Protecting and connecting old-growth forests and other wild areas from the Washington Coast to the BC Rockies.

Ecotrust Innovating, investing and inspiring in ways that create reliable prosperity.

Emerald Towns Alliance Providing or enhancing community services in the Brinnon and Quilcene areas of Hood Canal. Source for Brinnon ShrimpFest information.

Explore Hood Canal & South Puget Sound Resources for exploring the nature, arts, culture, history, lodging and dining of Hood Canal in Mason County.

Forterra Works to create prosperous, vibrant communities and conserves natural and working landscapes in Washington’s central Cascades and Olympic regions.

Great Peninsula Conservancy Protects the rural landscapes, natural habitats and open spaces of the Kitsap Peninsula.

Hood Canal Coordinating Council The HCCC is a Watershed-Based Council of Governments established in 1985. With partners, it works towards actions to protect and enhance Hood Canal’s environment and economic health.

Hood Canal Coordinating Council Lead Entity for Salmon Recovery Helps citizens and project sponsors understand and participate in the local salmon habitat recovery process.

Hood Canal Dissolved Oxygen Program A UW program to determine the sources of low dissolved oxygen in Hood Canal and the effect on marine life.

Hood Canal Environmental Council Supports activities that protect the water quality and the quality of life in the Hood Canal basin.

Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group (HCSEG) Works to protect and enhance the genetic diversity and populations of salmon in the Hood canal by the protection of habitat and water quality, education, wild salmon incubators and other means.

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

Jefferson County

Jefferson County Conservation District

Jefferson County Marine Resources Committee It is our mission to protect Jefferson County marine resources. We welcome your participation in this process.

Jefferson County PUD #1

Jefferson Land Trust Helps the community preserve open space, working lands and habitat in Jefferson County on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula of Washington State.

Kitsap County

Kitsap Conservation District

Kitsap County Stream Stewards Stream Stewards receive training that prepares them to work on upland and stream riparian restoration projects.

Long Live the Kings Organization restoring wild salmon in the Pacific Northwest.

Lower Hood Canal Watershed Coalition The mission of LHCWC is to improve and protect the quality and quantity of all waters (marine, surface, ground) in the Lower Hood Canal Watershed. Meets on first Mondays at the Belfair Schools District Offices at 7 PM.

Lower Elwah Klallam Tribe

Mason Conservation District

Mason County

Mason County PUD #1

NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service Northwest Regional Office

North Olympic Salmon Coalition (NOSC)

Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (NWIFC)

Northwest Watershed Institute Provides scientific and technical support to protect and restore fish and wildlife habitats and watershed ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest.

Olympic Forest Coalition Promotes the protection, conservation and restoration of natural forest ecosystems and their processes on the Olympic Peninsula.

Olympic Park Associates Sharing a passion for Olympic National Park as a wild and natural place.

Olympic Peninsula Audubon Promotes birding, conservation of habitat, and biological diversity on the Olympic Peninsula through our education and conservation efforts.

Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association Founded in 1930, the PCSGA represents shellfish growers in Washington and four other states.

People for Puget Sound People For Puget Sound's mission is to restore and protect Puget Sound and the Northwest Straits.

Point No Point Treaty Council

Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe

Port of Hoodsport

Puget Sound Partnership A community effort of citizens, governments, tribes, scientists and businesses working together to restore and protect Puget Sound.

Port Townsend Marine Science Center and Natural History Exhibit An educational and scientific organization devoted to understanding and conserving our marine and shoreline environment.

Puget Soundkeeper Alliance The mission of Puget Soundkeeper Alliance is to protect and preserve Puget Sound by monitoring, cleaning up and preventing pollutants from entering its waters.

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Helps ensure the future of elk, other wildlife and their habitat.

Shared Strategy for Puget Sound

Sierra Club Cascade Chapter Working to protect communities, wild places, and the planet itself

Skokomish Tribal Nation

Skokomish Watershed Action Team Works towards common ecological and economic goals in the Skokomish River watershed through collaborative basin restoration projects.

South Sound Chapter of the Puget Sound Anglers We are dedicated to preserving quality fisheries.

Suquamish Tribe

Theler Community Center & Wetland Trails World class wetlands preserve which provides recreation and an outdoor wildlife classroom for all ages.

The Nature Conservancy Support critical conservation work with The Nature Conservancy!

The Nature Conservancy Washington Conservation Science and Planning

Washington Native Plant Society A forum for individuals who share a common interest in Washington’s unique and diverse plant life.

Washington Sea Grant

WSU Beach Watchers We are members of communities around Puget Sound who are dedicated to learning about its creatures, landscape and natural resources so that we can better protect this priceless heritage.

Washington Toxics Coalition Washington Toxics Coalition works tirelessly to keep toxic chemicals out of homes, schools, and workplaces.

Washington Water Trust Working to restore rivers and streams in Washington.

WA State - Ecology

WA State – Health

WA State – Fish & Wildlife

The Wilderness Society The Wilderness Society's mission is to protect wilderness and inspire Americans to care for our wild places.