Heartwood, Inc.

Rating: 4.83 stars   6 reviews

Issues: Civil Rights, Education, Environment

Location: P.O. Box 332565 Murfreesboro TN 37133 USA

Mission: Heartwood is a cooperative network of grassroots groups, individuals and businesses dedicated to the health and well being of the heartland hardwood forests of the East, Midwest, and South, and to their interdependent plant, animal, and human communities. Heartwood protects forests and supports community activism through advocacy, education and citizen empowerment.
Geographic areas served: North America, hardwood forest
Programs: Heartwood's Forest Watch Program provides national leadership in challenging the privatization, commercialization, and exploitation of our nation's public lands, through education, administrative appeals, and litigation. We help people participate in the decision-making process for public lands through Forest Watch trainings, our Citizens Guide and other publications, our widely-distributed action alerts, and our easy-to-use web alerts. http://www.heartwood.org/alerts.php. When necessary, we defend the public interest through the courts.
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EIN 35-1846483
615-358-8898
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Rating: 5 stars  

5 people found this review helpful

I have been involved with Heartwood since 1994 and from the moment I arrived at my first Forest Council, Heartwood became my family and

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Stopping logging on public lands. Creating a moratorium on chip mills being built in the state of Missouri.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The people, the music, the dedication.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

The best people I've ever met.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-4-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

5 people found this review helpful

National Forest Protection. State Forest Monitoring. Sustainable Communities promotion. Network support for upstart grassroots groups with lots of heart and little budget. A finger in virtually every import environmental fight from Missouri to Virginia, from Mississippi to the Great Lakes. No other organization does what Heartwood does. As a network of activists and grassroots organizations, Heartwood brings folks together twice yearly in some of the most beautiful areas in the entire central hardwoods and eastern regions to organize, stratigize, inform and enjoy. An amazing group of passionate, treehuggin',

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

my day-to-day connections with activists in other geographical areas and bioregions.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the inspiration it brings to my life.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

passionate, empathetic, active and effective.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

significantly benefit the national forest closest to you.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-4-01

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