Environmental Quality Protection, Beautification

Ocean River Institute, Inc.

Cambridge, MA

Mission

Deep Sea Canyon Rangers research, educate and protect America's newest national park area, the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Marine Monument.

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Old World Climbing Fern Lygodium Cutters is an ORI program assisting the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge in the Everglades to save wildlife and to manage invasive plants that cause woody vegetation to crater inwards to become an impenetrable disaster.

Save Our Waterways from Harmful Algal Blooms Program works with households and local governments to not over-fertilize lawns resulting in cleaner waters, green grass and less money spent on lawn care.

The Ocean River Institute's mission is to foster greater personal and community involvement in environmental conservation, sustainable stewardship, protecting wildlife and ecosystems.

Ruling Year

2007

Principal Officer

Dr Rob B Moir, Ph.D.

Main Address

12 Eliot Street

Cambridge, MA 02138 USA

Keywords

environment, conservation, wildlife, ecosystem, watersheds, rivers, oceans, science education, ocean literacy

EIN

20-8273235

 Number

7894246989

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Natural Resource Conservation and Protection (C30)

Water Resource, Wetlands Conservation and Management (C32)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (C01)

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Ocean River Institute, Inc.

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