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RNRF Member Organizations


American Geophysical Union

2000 Florida Ave, NW · Washington, DC 20009 · (202) 462-6900

The American Geophysical Union is a not-for-profit society of Earth and space scientists with more than 61,000 members in 146 countries. Established in 1919 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., AGU advances the Earth and space sciences through its scholarly publications, meetings, and outreach programs. For more information, visit http://www.agu.org


American Meteorological Society

45 Beacon Street · Boston, MA 02018 · (617) 227-2425 · fax: (617) 742-8718

AMS promotes the development and dissemination of information and education in the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences, and the advancement of their professional applications. Founded in 1919, AMS currently has a membership of more than 11,000 professionals, professors, students, and weather enthusiasts. 

AMS publishes nine atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic journals, sponsors more than 12 conferences annually, and offers numerous programs and services. These programs and services include two professional certification programs, the Radio and Television Seal of Approval and the Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) programs, and an array of undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships to support students pursuing careers in the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. For more information, visit http://www.ametsoc.org


American Society of Civil Engineers

1801 Alexander Bell Drive · Reston, VA 20191 · (800) 548-2723 · fax: (703) 295-6222

Founded in 1852, ASCE represents more than 125,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide, and is America’s oldest national engineering society. ASCE is comprised of Regional Councils, Younger Member Councils, Sections, Branches, Student Chapters and Clubs, and International Student Groups. ASCE’s vision is to position engineers as global leaders building a better quality of life, and to advance the science and profession of engineering to enhance the welfare of humanity. As a part of this vision, ASCE maintains and enforces a code of ethics which includes environmental amendments to incorporate the principles of sustainable development.

ASCE is the world’s leading source of technical and professional information in the civil engineering field. ASCE’s technical and professional councils publish numerous journals, and ASCE offers an even greater number of internationally renowned publications. In addition to these journals, ASCE publishes policy statements on a wide variety of issues, holds educational programs for civil engineering students and professionals, and runs a Congressional Fellows Program in Washington, D.C. For more information, visit http://www.asce.org


AMERICAN SOCIETY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS FUND

636 Eye Street, NW · Washington, DC 20001 · (202) 898-2444 · fax: (202) 898-1185            


The ASLA Fund is the 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the American Society of Landscape Architects. It is supported by the tax-deductible contributions of ASLA members, firms, and individuals who share the ASLA Fund's commitment to careful stewardship, wise planning, and artful design of our cultural and natural environment. The Fund's mission is to expand the body of knowledge of the landscape architecture profession, promote the values of landscape architecture, and increase public understanding of environmental and land-use issues and principles.

The ASLA Fund is administered by ASLA's chapter trustees and its elected officers. ASLA's executive vice president serves as its president, and the immediate past-president of ASLA serves as its Chair.


American Water Resources Association

P.O. Box 1626 · Middleburg, VA 20118 · (540) 687-8390 · fax: (540) 687-8395

AWRA is a non-profit professional association dedicated to the advancement of men and women in water resources management, research, and education. AWRA's membership is multidisciplinary; its diversity is its hallmark. It is the professional home of a wide variety of water resources experts including engineers, educators, foresters, biologists, ecologists, geographers, managers, regulators, hydrologists, and attorneys

AWRA is known for its community, conversation, and connections. Many members prefer the openness that occurs within its community and conferences. Through open discussion at conferences and in the Journal of the American Water Resources, water resources professionals of many different disciplines come together for joint action to resolve critical issues that confront them. This integrated approach to water resources has proven invaluable to AWRA members. AWRA's programs and services are designed for AWRA to serve as a knowledge center for its members by providing new and innovative ways to solve real-life problems. Joining AWRA allows you to keep up with professional developments, get answers when you need them, and make new friends and lifelong contacts. For more information, visit http://www.awra.org


Geological Society of America 

P.O. Box 9140 · Boulder, CO 80301-9140 · (303) 357-1000 · fax: (303) 357-1070

GSA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of the geosciences. The Society was founded in New York in 1888 by some of the great geologists of the time. GSA is the first enduring society for the geosciences in America. It is a global professional society with a growing membership of more than 22,000 individuals in 97 countries. Twenty-eight percent of its members are students. The Society's primary activities are organizing scientific meetings and conferences and publishing scientific literature. Other activities include disbursing research grants, operating an employment matching and interview service, honoring outstanding scientific contributors with medals and awards, assisting teachers in geoscience education, and fostering public awareness of geoscience issues.

GSA's mission is to be a leader in advancing the geosciences, enhancing the professional growth of its members, and promoting the geosciences in the service to humankind and stewardship of the Earth. For more information, visit http://www.geosociety.org


Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

229 S. Baylen Street · Pensacola, FL 32502 · (850) 469-1500 · fax: (850) 469-9778

SETAC is a professional society established to promote the use of multidisciplinary approaches to solving problems of the impact of chemicals and technology on the environment. SETAC's nearly 5,000 members are professionals in the fields of chemistry, toxicology, biology, ecology, atmospheric sciences, health sciences, earth sciences and environmental engineering. 

Since 1979, SETAC's unique strength lies in its commitment to balance the interests of academia, business and government. Its members are concerned about global environmental issues and dedicated to the effective communication of research to both scientific and public sectors. 
SETAC holds regular technical workshops to evaluate current and prospective environmental issues. SETAC publishes Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, a peer-reviewed monthly journal dedicated to furthering scientific knowledge and disseminating information on environmental toxicology and chemistry, including the application of these sciences to risk assessment. For more information, visit http://www.setac.org





International Organizations

(not RNRF Members)

Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations

Inter-American Water Resources Network

The International Institute for Sustainable Development

International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

International Union of Soil Sciences

Global Environment Facility

Organization of American States

United Nations Development Programme

United Nations Environment Programme

The World Bank

World Business Council for Sustainable Development





Historical References

Stockholm Declaration on the Human Environment (1972)

President's Council on Sustainable Development
(Archive of reports prepared by PCSD between 1993 and 1999. Maintained by the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)

United Nations Conference on Environment & Development (Rio) (1992)

Earth Summit +5 (Rio +5) (1997)

World Summit on Sustainable Development (Rio +10) (2002)

Executive Actions of Obama Administration, 2008-2016; Climate, Energy and Environment