Friends of Oliphant Coastal Environments, organized in 2007, is a nonprofit group of volunteers. Volunteers use their talents, time and energy to ensure that the coastal environments of the Oliphant community are preserved so they will be here for future generations to appreciate and enjoy.
Friends of Oliphant Coastal Environments seek to preserve, protect, enhance and improve the unique fen, alvar and beach/grassland ecosystems and waters of the Oliphant mainland community and adjacent Fishing Islands.
Friends of Oliphant Coastal Environments value:
- crystal clean water and healthy beaches
- the natural beauty of our area
- protection of our unique coastal environments
- the creation and use of collaborative planning
- blending the needs of people to access shorelines for recreation and property use with sensitive area protection
- respect for private property
To encourage and foster an understanding and awareness of our unique ecosystems within our local and extended Oliphant community by offering public meetings, special interest speakers, and distribution of information on issues related to preserving and enhancing our environment.
To foster a deep appreciation and preservation of Oliphant coastal environments by developing partnerships with organizations and institutions that will encourage environmental stewardship.
Lee Burton: Chair
Terry Finlay: Treasurer
David Bauman: Director
Steve Burton: Director
Verenna Finlay: Director
Rosie Lewis: Director
John Stafford: Director / Website
Donations, bequests, memorial gifts, etc. would be gratefully received and acknowledged.
Contact us @ firstname.lastname@example.org