Membership Drive

Becoming a member of ORK allows us to continue the important work of testing water quality, sharing stories from the watershed, fighting legal battles, providing recreational guidance, and coordinating cleanup efforts in our 5,500 square-mile territory across 22 Georgia countries.

Anyone who becomes an automatically renewing member in the month of April will be entered in a drawing to win one of the following items:

  • Salt Marsh By Land & Sea Wilderness Southeast (WiSE) trip
    • The WiSE discovery trips include expert naturalist guides, logistics, and equipment to illuminate the magic of the Low Country and encourage lifelong stewardship.
  • A customized river outing with Damon Mullis, Ogeechee Riverkeeper
    • Damon will organize a personalized, guided outing on the river for up to two people.
  • “The Never Believers” by Raven Waters
    • Original painting of a pair of barn owls. 16″ x 20″ oil on canvas. Unframed.

Make a monthly, recurring donation|Become an annual member


In addition to the various members-only perks, adding your name to our membership list is critical to our legislative efforts and grant applications. Having a strong team behind us shows that our constituents support our work.

Despite the limitations of the pandemic, ORK has successfully:

Riverkeeper Damon Mullis collects samples.

 Please consider becoming a member, for any amount, today. ORK has options for automatically recurring monthly or annual giving as well as one-time donations and corporate sponsorships.

In a year when ORK has not been able to hold fundraising events or participate at environmental gatherings, your financial contribution is critical to ORK’s continued success. If you are already a member, thank you for your support.

ORK is also acutely aware that some may not be able to give at this time. There are many ways to support ORK through advocacy, volunteering and engagement. It takes efforts on many fronts to maintain the successes of our organization.

Not sure what your membership status is? Send us an email and we’ll be happy to look you up in the database.


ORK is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a Platinum Star rating from Guidestar and is able to accept donations from donor-advised funds. Please contact staff for more information.