Our Supporters & Partners

The Elakha Alliance is more than a board of directors. It is an alliance of individuals and organizations who support and partner with our work to restore sea otters to Oregon, and to thereby protect and enhance our marine environment.

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We thank the following institutional and individual supporters for their generous contributions, without which we could not undertake our mission.

Robert Bailey
Coon Family Foundation
Coquille Indian Tribe
Harry Hoogesteger
Don Ivy
Elizabeth Menche
Meyer Memorial Trust
Cheryl and Jim Newton
Oregon Community Foundation
Oregon Wildlife Foundation
Oregon Zoo Foundation
Paul Sherman
Sarah Stewart Foundation
Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians
United States Fish & Wildlife Service


Partnerships are the engine behind creating and implementing tangible conservation outcomes. The following organizations are key partners in the conservation of sea otters and the kelp ecosystem.

Monterey Bay Aquarium
Oregon Chapter of The Wildlife Society
Oregon State University, Department of Fisheries & Wildlife
OSU Port Orford Field Station
Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition
Oregon Wildlife Foundation
Seattle Aquarium
UC Santa Cruz / USGS Cooperative Research Station
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Website imagery: Special acknowledgment to BLM, NPS, ODFW, USFWS, NOYO Center, Emily Adamczyk, Lilian Carswell, Lara Drizd, Sara Hamilton, Dave Legid, Roy Lowe, Jim Pfeiffenberger Alan Schmierer, Lindsey Solomon, Laura Tesler Photograpy and EcoExposure Photography for imagery and supporting content.

The Elakha Alliance wishes to thank the Oregon Wildlife Foundation, which has served as fiscal sponsor for the Alliance since our founding in February 2018.

Looking to become a supporter?

Here are four ways you can help us right now:

  1. Donate
  2. Volunteer
  3. Like us on Facebook and share that page with friends.
  4. Invite us to speak at a community gathering or to an organization. (We’re doing online presentations for now, but hope to move back to in-person later in 2020).