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
  • David Dreher
  • Elizabeth & Warren Menche
  • Meyer Memorial Trust
  • Cheryl and Jim Newton
  • Oregon Conservation & Recreation Fund
  • Oregon Wildlife Foundation
  • Oregon Zoo Foundation
  • Paul Sherman
  • Sarah Stewart Foundation
  • Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians
  • United States Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Holly Holyk
  • Eldon and Charlene Hout
  • Peter Hatch and Susanna Gibb
  • Alice and Mike Norris
  • Oregon Wild
  • Jay Withgott


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.

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 three ways you can help us right now:

  1. Donate
  2. Like us on Facebook and share that page with friends.
  3. 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).