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Adirondack Citizens Council
P.O. Box 421
Hannawa Falls, NY 13647
Web site:

Adirondack Park Agency Local Government Review Board
(State agency created by legislature to monitor the activities of the Adirondack Park Agency, holds monthly meetings open to the public.)
Frederick H. Monroe, Executive Director
P.O. Box 579
Chestertown, NY 12817
Tel. (518) 494-3607
Fax 518-494-5472
Web site:

Adirondackers for Access
P.O. Box 385
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(5l8) 623-45l9
Ted Galusha (518) 623-4519

Alabama Forest Owners' Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 361434
Birmington, Alabama 35236-1434
Phone: (205) 987-8811
Fax: (205) 987-9824

Alaska Lands Update
monthly newsletter -
Karry Improte
Citizens' Advisory Committee on Federal Areas
3700 Airport Way
Fairbanks, Alaska 99709
Phone: (907) 451-2035
Fax: (907) 451-2751

Alaska Miners Association
Steve Borell, Executive Director
3305 Arctic Blvd., #202
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: (907) 563-9229
Fax: (907) 563-9225

Allen, Williford & Seale
Real Estate Appraisers
14925 Memorial Drive, Suite 200
Houston, Texas 77079
(281) 493-4444
Fax: (281) 493-6845
(800) 364-8568

American Association of Small Property Owners
F. Patricia Callahan, President
(Connects hundreds of associations of small landlords and other property owners throughout the country. Combines urban and rural property owner issues. See on-line newsletter.)
Georgetown Place, 1101 30th Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 625-8330

American Institute of Economic Research
250 Division Street
P.O. Box 1000
Great Barrington, MA 01230
(888) 528-1216
Web site:
Charles E. Murray, President & CEO
The American Institute of Economic Research was founded in 1933 and publishes books, research reports and newsletters on economic subjects, with information independent of special interests, whether commercial or political.

American Land Rights Association
Chuck Cushman, Executive Director
P.O. Box 400, Battleground, WA 98604
(360) 687-3087
Fax: (360) 687-2973
Web site:

American Policy Center
Tom DeWeese, President
41 W.Lee Highway. Suite 59-196
Warrenton, VA 20186-2203
(540) 341-8911
Web site:
DeWeese Report web site:

Associated Industries of Vermont
William Sayre
(An organization of the forest industry and allied industries)
P.O. Box 630
Montpelier, MT 05601-0630
Tel. (802) 223-3441
Fax: (802) 223-2345
Web site:

The Association of Towns of the State of New York
146 State Street
Albany, NY 12207
(518) 465-7933
Fax: (518) 465-0724
Web site:

Atlantic Legal Foundation
(Litigates selected constitutional issues including private property rights, in the New York area.)
2039 Palmer Avenue, Ste. 104
Larchmont, NY 10538
(914) 834-3322
New York Address:
330 Madison Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10017
(212) 867-3322
Web site:


Breneman & Georges
Attorneys & Counselors at Law
Patents and trademarks, related legal representation
3150 Commonwealth Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22305
(703) 683-8006
Web site:


Jack Down
(National organization of automobile hobbyists and one of the most helpful anti-zoning organizations in the country)
5077 Willoughby Road
Apt 212
Holt, MI 48842-1072
Web site:

Capital Research Center
Scott Walker, President
1513 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20077-5923
Publishes hard-hitting research in their widely cited newsletters:
Organization Trends
Green Watch
Foundation Watch
Labor Watch
Web site:

Cascade Policy Institute
John A. Charles, Environmental Policy Director
(Prefers market-based approach, rather than regulatory "smart growth" zoning)
813 SW Alder
Suite 450
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 242-0900
Web site:

Cato Institute
(Libertarian think tank, defender of private property rights)
1000 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 842-0200
Web site:

Center For Private Conservation
(promotes private conservation and private property ownership, expertise available on private property rights to grassroots leaders and policy makers)
R.J. Smith, President
140 N Street, NW - Suite 301
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 667-0191
Web site:

Center for the Defense of Free Enterprise
Ron Arnold, Exec. Vice President
12500 N.E. 10th Place, Bellevue, WA 98005
Tel. (425) 455-5038
Web site Center for Defense of Free Enterprise:
Web site for update on Undue Influence:
Web site

Chilton Ranch, Arivaca, Arizona
The Chilton website focuses on their successsful lawsuit against the Center for Biodiversity.
Jim and Sue Chilton
Chilton Ranch & Cattle Co.
Box 423
17500 West Chilton Ranch Road
Arivaca, Arizona 85601

Citizens' Advisory Committee on Federal Lands
3700 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Phone: (907) 451-2035
Fax: (907) 451-2751
Alaska Lands Update - monthly newsletter on web site. Click on "Current Edition" or "Archive"
Web site:

Citizens Against Recreational Eviction-USA

Candace Oathout, Chair
8315 Windsong Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
(952) 975-0017 Cell: 952.240.6146
Web site:

Citizens for Private Property Rights
(Covers San Diego, Ramona, Crest, Poway, Escondido, Rancho Santa Fe, Publishes monthly newsletter)
P.O. Box 441
Santa Ysabel, CA 92070
Phone: (760) 789-5878

Citizens With Common Sense
1901 Winchester Cove
Maryville, TN 27803-2882
Phone: (865) 679-6731

Coalition for Constitutional Liberties
Center for Technology Policy of the Free Congress Foundation

717 Second Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Hannah Woody: (202) 204-5332
Weekly updates about privacy issues:
Web site:

Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow
CFACT - a conservative non-profit organization to promote free market solutions to environmental problems.
P.O. Box 65722
Washington, D.C. 20035
Phone: (202) 429-2737
Web site:
Executive Director - Craig Rucker
David Rothbard, President

Committee on Open Government
State of New York Department of State
Robert J. Freeman, Executive Director
NYS Department of State
One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY 12231
(518) 474-2518
Fax: (518) 474-1927
Web site:

Competitive Enterprise Institute
(Free enterprise think tank dealing with issues such as Endangered Species Act, energy, and private property rights.)
Fred Smith, President
1899 L Street NW
12th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
Web site:

Conservation Alliance of New York (CANY)
(Statewide sportsmen's organization to support hunting, fishing, trapping and other sustainable activities which use New York's natural resources)
Mike Zagata, President
P.O. Box 39
West Davenport, NY 13860


James V. DeLong
(Scholar and widely published journalist, author of Property Matters, Out of Bounds and Out of Control, Ending "Big SIS" (The Special Interest State))
1425 44th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Tel. (202) 338-7316
Web site:

Diamond Sportsmen's Club, Inc
(New sportsmen's club near South Colton in St. Lawrence County seeks members.)
Richard Todd, President
(315) 386-4013


Environmental Conservation Organization/Sovereignty International

P.O. Box 191
Hollow Rock, TN 38342
(901) 986-0099
Web site:

Ethan Allen Institute
John McClaughry, President
4836 Kirby Mountain Road
Concord, VT 05824
Tel. (802) 695-1448
Fax: (802) 695-1436
Web site:

The Evergreen Foundation
Jim Petersen, Publisher
Published Evergreen Magazine and Technology Perspectives related to forestry issues, supporting wise use of forest resources.
P.O. Box 1290
Bigfork, MT 59911


Family Water Alliance
P.O. Bx 365
Maxwell, CA 95955
Tel. 530-438-2026

Farm Bureau of New York
Jeffery H. Kirby, Administrator
150 Wolf Road
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 436-8495

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Office of Hydropower Licensing
888 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20426
(202) 219-2700
Web site:

Forest Landowners Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 450209
Atlanta, GA 31145-0209
(404) 325-2954
fax: (404) 325-2955
toll free: 800-325-2954
Web site:

Fraser Institute
An independent Canadian economic and social research and educational organization, with the objective of redirection of public attention to the role of competitive markets in providing for the well-being of Canadians. Publishers of Economic Freedom of the World - Annual Report, many other books and publications
1770 Burrard Street, 4th Floor
Vancouver, BC V6J 3G7
Telephone: (604) 688-0221
Web site:

Free Congress Foundation
James S. Gilmore, President
Free Congress Foundation is politically conservative, but also culturally conservative. Their main focus is on the Culture War. They highlight Judeo-Christian, Western culture as opposed to the cultural and moral decay of political correctness.
1423 Powhatan Street #2
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 837-0030
fax: (703) 837-0031
Web site:

Friends of Hurricane Mountain Fire Tower
Box 426
Elizabethtown, NY 12942
Web site:


Galvin and Morgan
Attorneys at Law
M. Shiela Galvin & James E. Morgan, Principals
217 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
(518) 439-7734
Fax: (518) 475-1810
Web site:

Gardiner Residents for Individual Property Rights (GRIP)
Pamela J. O'Dell and Marion Kells, Co-Founders
(GRIP is alerting the citizens of the town of Gardiner in the Shawangunk Mountain region of Ulster County, about the importance of preserving private property ownership and about the harmful effects of preservation zoning.)
Tel: (845) 255-3557

Will N. Graves
Author and international expert on wolves and the diseases they carry.
900 Hillen Drive
Millerville, MD 21108
Tel: 410-987-7670

Law Office of David Grossack
Trains pro se activists.
294 Washington Street
Suite 435
Boston, MA 02108


Heartland Institute
Jay Lehr, Ph. D., Science Director
(Discover, develop, and promote free-market solutions to social end economic problems.)
One South Wacker Drive #2740
Chicago, Illinois 60606
Tel: (312) 377-4000
Fax: (312) 377-5000
Web site:

Steve Hicks
Box 394
White Sulphur Springs, MT 59645

Homeowners Against Rent Kontrols (HARK)
Adrian R. Tiemann, Ph.D., President
(Association of small landlords in New York City)
132 West 81st Street
New York, NY 10024

Houston Property Rights Association
(Defending property rights in Houston, Texas)
Barry Klein, President
P.O. Box 2125
Houston, TX 77252-2125
(713) 224-4144
Web site:


Independent Oil and Gas Association of New York State (IOGA)
Brad Gill, Executive Director
38 Lake Street
Hamburg, NY 14075
Tel. (716) 202-4688
Fax (716) 202-4689
(Newsletter available to members)
Web site:

Initiative for Public Policy Analysis
Thompson Ayodele, Coordinator
P.O. Box 6434
Web Site:

Institute for Justice
(Litigates issues facing small businesses, including licensing and eminent domain)
1717 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 955-1300
Web site:

Institute for Trade, Standards, and Sustainable Development
(Providing an informed, reasoned, and dispassionate voice to the global public debate.)
Lawrence A. Kogan, Esq., J.D., LLM, CEO
P.O. Box 496
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550-9998
Web Site:


James Madison Institute for Public Policy Studies
Jim McDowell, President
The Florida think tank specializing in freedom issues, including private property rights, overregulation, privatization, growth management, and many other topics, especially educational issues.
P.O. Box 37460
Tallahassee, FL 32315
Local Phone: (850) 386-3131
Phone: (800) 376-1119
Fax: (850) 386-1807
Web site:


c/o LegalPlans USA
2401 Fountainview Drive
Suite 300
Houston, TX 77057
Phone: 1-888-346-7237
Web site:

Landowners Association of North Dakota
Publishes a stalwart monthly newsletter, stands for private property ownership and private property rights.
P.O. Box 38
Bismarck, ND 58502-0038

Lobo Watch
Toby Bridges
100 Parker Court
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: (406) 542-9751


Missouri Property Rights
Maureen Morris, President
Focuses on eminent domain, infringements related to urban redevelopment, Corps of Engineers levee project.
P.O. Box 24024
Ballwin, MO 63024-0274
Web site:

Mountain States Legal Foundation
Represents individuals, businesses, and rural communities that find themselves in federal crosshairs.
2596 S. Lewis Way
Lakewood, CO 80227
Phone: (303) 292-2021
Fax: (303 292-1980
Web site:
Also publishes quarterly newsletter "The Litigator"


National Association of Mining Districts
Donald L. Fife, Chairman
508 First Street, S.E.
Washington, DC 20003

Don Fife - direct contacts:
Box 1054
Tustin, CA 92781
phone: (714) 544-8406
Fax: (714) 731-3745

National Association of Reversionary Property Owners
Richard Welsh, Executive Director
(The preeminent national organization defending owners of land through which a railroad right-of-way passes)
1075 Bellevue Way N.E.
Suite 278
Bellevue, WA 98004
E-mail: (Due to ongoing virus problems, NARPO will not open any e-mail unless the subject line contains any of the following words: rail trail, trails, or property rights.)
Web site:

National Center for Public Policy Research
David Ridenour, Vice President
(Specializing in public policy issues, focusing on excessive government, threats to private property rights, and more.)
501 Capitol Court NE
Washington, DC 20002
Tel. 202-543-4110
Fax 202-543-5975
Web site:

NFIB - New York
National Federation of Independent Business

"The Voice of Small Business"
Mark P.Alesse
New York State Director
One Commerce Plaza
Suite 1119
Albany, NY 12260
Tel. (518) 434-1262
Web site:

National Hardwood Lumber Association
P.O. Box 34518
Memphis, TN 38184-0518
Tel.: (901) 377-1818
Fax: (901) 382-6419

New England Legal Foundation
150 Lincoln Street
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 695-3660
Web site:

The NH Center for Constitutional Studies, Inc.
Dianne Gilbert, Chairman
P.O. Box 7104
Nashua, NH 0306
(603) 679-1320

New York Blue Line Council
Pieter V. C. Litchfield
(Organization of landowners and businesses concerned with Adirondack Park Agency Issues)
46 Fieldstone Drive
Gansevoort, NY 12831

New York City CLASH - Citizens Lobbying Against Smoker Harassment
(Challenging NY City smoking and food bans on constitutional grounds)
Audrey Silk, founder
P.O. Box 1036
Brooklyn, NY 11234
Web Site:

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
(NYS DEC, major New York State government agency, is very often an enemy of private property owners and of hunters and families deserving access to government-owned forest lands.)
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-4250
Web site:

New York State Off-Highway Recreational Vehicle Association, Inc.
1937 Delaware Tpk.
P.O. Box 250
Clarksville, NY 12041

New York State Office for Technology
Center for Geographic Information

(74 Chapel Street)
P.O. Box 2062
Albany, NY 12220-0062
(518) 486-3580
Web site:

North Dakota Policy Council
Brett Narloch, Executive Director
P.O. Box 3007
Bismarck, ND 58502
Tel.: (701) 223-8155
Web site:
Ask for their "BS Alerts," such as "Government Planning vs. Individual Freedom." A non-profit organization with a philosophy of limited government, NDPC works independently and by collabrating with like-minded state and national organizations.

Northeast Regional Forest Foundation
Sean R. McKeon, Executive Director
P.O. Box 83
West Dummerston, VT 05357
Tel. (802) 251-1098
Fax: (802) 251-1099


Oregon Council of Motor Vehicle Associations
(Organization of Oregon automobile hobbyists)
P.O. Box 1239
Sandy, OR 97055
(503) 668-4096

Oregonians in Action
(Litgates freedom and property rights issues in the state of Oregon.)
P.O. Box 230637
Tigard, OR 97281
(503) 620-0258
Web site:


Pacific Legal Foundation
(Litigates important private property rights cases)
3900 Lennane Drive
Sacramento, CA 95834-1909
(916) 362-2833
Web site:

Pacific Legal Foundation
1320 S. Dixie Highway
Suite 1105
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Telephone: (305) 667-1677

The Paragon Foundation, Inc.
(Specializes in rural southwestern issues)
P.O. Box 2873
Alamogordo, NM 88311
(575) 434-8998 or toll-free 1-877-847-3443
Fax: (575) 434-8992
Web site:

Patients Rights Council
(Formerly: International Task Force on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide)
A human rights group to meet the urgent need for individuals and organizations who oppose euthanasia to work together to provide information on euthanasia and related issues.
Rita L. Marker, J.D., Executive Director
P.O. Box 760
Steubenville, Ohio 43952
(740 282-3810
Web site:

Pennsylvania Independent Petroleum Producers (PIPP)
(Membership organization that advocates on behalf of petroleum producers in Pennsylvania)
P.O. Box 103
Bradford, Pennsylvania 16701-0103
Attn: Joyce Cline, Secretary
(Newsletter available to members)

Pennsylvania Landowners' Association
Keith Klingler, President
Advocate for landowners; publishes excellent newsletter, "Pennsylvania Landowner."
P.O. Box 391
Waterford, PA 16441
Tel.: 1-800-747-5178
Fax: 814-796-1434
Web site:


Range Magazine
C.J. Hadley, Editor
106 E. Adams, Suite 201
Carson City, NV 89706
(774) 884-2200
Web site:

Range Magazine subscriptions: $19.95 yearly.

River Watch—GE Report on the Hudson River
John Haggard, GE Environmental Programs
320 Great Oaks Office Park
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 792-4087
Web site:

Rocky Mountain Region PFUSA
Publishes quarterly magazine "People for the USA" about Western land issues and private property rights.
P.O. Box 1331
Rock Springs, WY 82902

Rural Utahns For Local Solutions (RUFLS)
Brad Van Dyke
Exposing the threat to private property rights and the future of rural population posed by the proposed National Mormon Pioneer Heritage Area and Heritage Highway 89 Alliance.
P.O. Box 3
Spring City, UT 84662
Telephone: (435) 462-4575


San Joaquin County Citizens Land Alliance
A California nonprofit corporation
Publishes bi-monthly newsletter "Alert."
12067 West Lammers Road
Tracy, California 95304
Phone: (209) 835-6467
Fax: (209) 835-738

Shabnam Resources
M.R. Hubert
5. Buddha Street
Madras(Chennai) 600024
Telephone: 0091 44 24721379
Fax : 0091 44 24833888
E-mail :

Shamberg Marwell Hollis Andreycak & Laidlaw, P.C.
Regional leader in land use law, development issues, property rights and litigation
John S. Marwell
55 Smith Avenue
Mount Kisco, NY 10549
Tel: (914) 666-5600
Fax: (914) 666-6267
Web site:

SC Property Rights Watch/Richland Landowners Association
Kay McClanahan, Director
The families in Richland County endured Jim Crow and segregation, but Smart Growth is being used to force them off their land.
P.O. Box 38
Eastover, SC 29044
Tel. (803) 353-2001

South Carolina Land Owners Association
Mark Nix, Executive Director
1419 Pendleton Street
Columbus, SC 29201
Tel. (803)252-0699
Fax: (803) 252-0667

Southeastern Legal Foundation
3340 Peachtree Road, NE
Suite 2515
Atlanta, GA 30326
Telephone: (404) 365-8500
Fax: (404) 365-0017
Web site:

Stop Taking Our Property

Bill Theis, President
Focuses on National Park Service and the Indiana Dunes National Seashore. One of the nation's most respected property rights groups.
P.O. Box 599
Chestertown, IN 46304


Tennessee State Alliance for Citizens Rights
Barbara Dwyer, President
P.O. Box 420
Altamont, TN 37301
Telephone: (931) 692-3920
Exposing the World Heritage Site & UN Biosphere Reserve in the south Tennessee Cumberland Region

Texas Justice Foundation
Alan Parker
8122 Datapoint Drive
Suite 812
San Antonio, TX 78229
Telephone: (210) 614-7157


Unidos Hacemos Fuerza
Randy Heiss, Chairman
P.O. Box 763
Patagonia, Arizona 85624
(520) 394-2362
This grassroots organization is battling The Nature Conservancy over the water rights to Sonoita Creek, which is the water source for the local population.

United Four Wheel Drive Associations, Inc.
...An International Organization
"United's Voice - The Newsletter of the United Four Wheel Drive Associations" and is a legislative advocate for Four Wheelers and access to government-owned lands.
Kathleen Snyder, United Office - Manager
7135 S. PR Royal Springs Dr.
Shelbyville, IN 46176-8412
Tel: (800) 448-UFWDA, (800) 448-3932
Tel: (317) 729-5862
Fax: (317) 729-5930
Web site:

U. S. MAB Bulletin
U.S. Man and the Biosphere Program
Department of State
Washington, DC 20522-3706

Utah Property Rights Association
P.O. Box 571692
Murray, Utah 84107


Vermont Property Rights Center
Thomas J. Morse
413 Vt. Rt. 15
Underhill, VT 05489

Victims of the Endangered Species Act (VESA)
Mark Bragg
P.O. Box 66118
Washington, DC 20035-6118
(202) 492-1611

The Virginia Land Rights Coalition
L. M. Schwartz, President
P.O. Box 85
McDowell, VA 24458
(540) 396-6217

"Voice of the Wallowas"
Published by: Wallowa's Future Foundation
"Voice of the Wallowas, first published in November 2005," is "An in-depth periodical dedicated to the Wallowa Valley, its people and their joint future."
(The rural area is faced with the Endangered Species Act, Watershed Restrictions, Tribal Claims, The Wildlands Program, and other environmental agendas.)

John Lenahan, Ph.D., Managing Editor & Director of Development
P.O. Box 950
Joseph, Oregon 97846
Telephone: (541) 432-00757
Web site:


Wallowa's Future Foundation
John J. Lenahan, Ph.D., Director of Project Development
P.O. Box 950
103 North Main, Suite #5
Joseph, OR 97846
(541) 432-0757

Washington Legal Foundation
(Litigates constitutional issues, including private property rights)
Daniel J. Popeo, General Counsel
1705 N. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Tel. (202) 588-0302
Web site:

Willets Point United
Business and land owners dedicated to fighting eminent domain abuse at Willets Point in Queens, NY
Web site:

Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation
Ken Hamilton, Executive Vice President
(307) 721-7712
Brett Moline, Director Public and Government Affairs
(307) 721-7711
406 S. 21st Street
P.O. Box 1348
Laramie, WY 82070
(307) 745-4835
In Wyoming: 1-800-442-8325
Web site:

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