American Farm Bureau Federation

Mission

"AFBF is the unified national voice of agriculture, working through our grassroots organizations to enhance and strengthen the lives of rural Americans and to build strong, prosperous agricultural communities." (http://www.fb.org/index.php?action=about.home)

Issue areas: Business, Labor, and Economics | Environment | Land Use
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2006 News Frequency: Top 60th percentile

American Farmland Trust

Mission

"American Farmland Trustis a private, nonprofit organization founded in 1980 to protect our nation's farmland. AFT works to stop the loss of productive farmland and to promote farming practices that lead to a healthy environment." (http://www.farmland.org)

Issue areas: Land Use
2012 Influence Indicators:
2006 News Frequency: Top 60th percentile

American Forest Foundation

Mission

"Chartered in 1982, The American Forest Foundation (AFF) began with the purpose of developing and administering programs that encourage the long-term stewardship of the environment and our natural resources. The American Forest Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit education and conservation organization working for healthy forests, quality environmental education, and to help people make informed decisions about our communities and our world. " (http://www.affoundation.org/cms/pages/2_6.html)

Issue areas: Land Use | 2006 News Frequency: Below 60th percentile

American Forests

Mission

"Our mission is to grow a healthier world. Our vision is to have a healthy forest ecosystem in every community." (http://www.amfor.org/about_us/)

Issue areas: Land Use
2012 Influence Indicators:
2006 News Frequency: Top 60th percentile

Beyond Pesticides (formerly National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides)

Mission

"Beyond Pesticides began in 1981 as the National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides, a non-profit membership organization that was formed to serve as a national network committed to pesticide safety and the adoption of alternative pest management strategies which reduce or eliminate a dependency on toxic chemicals." (http://www.beyondpesticides.org/ --> About Us --> Mission)

Issue areas: Land Use | 2006 News Frequency: Below 60th percentile

National Parks Conservation Association

Mission

National Parks Conservation Association's mission is to "to protect and enhance America's National Park System for present and future generations." (http://npca.org/about%5Fnpca/)

Issue areas: Environment | Land Use
2012 Influence Indicators:
2006 News Frequency: Top 60th percentile

Natural Resources Defense Council

Mission

"The Natural Resources Defense Council's purpose is to safeguard the Earth: its people, its plants and animals and the natural systems on which all life depends..." (http://www.nrdc.org/about/)

Issue areas: Environment | Land Use 2006 News Frequency: Top 30th percentile

Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America Regional Center

Mission

"PANNA (Pesticide Action Network North America) works to replace pesticide use with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives." (http://www.panna.org/about/about.html)

Issue areas: Environment | Land Use | 2006 News Frequency: Top 60th percentile

Rainforest Action Network

Mission

RAN "works to protect the Earth's rainforests and support the rights of their inhabitants through education, grassroots organizing, and non-violent direct action." (http://www.ran.org/about_ran/mission.html)

Issue areas: Environment | Land Use | 2006 News Frequency: Top 60th percentile

Trust for Public Land

Mission

"Land conservation is central to TPL's mission. Founded in 1972, the Trust for Public Land is the only national nonprofit working exclusively to protect land for human enjoyment and well-being. TPL helps conserve land for recreation and spiritual nourishment and to improve the health and quality of life of American communities." (http://www.tpl.org/tier2_sa.cfm?folder_id=170)

Issue areas: Land Use
2012 Influence Indicators:
2006 News Frequency: Top 30th percentile