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What We Do

Bluestem Communications offers communication programs that inspire people to learn more, take action and build lasting connections to our precious lands and waters.

From multi-year, full organizational support to “spot” implementation of urgent communications projects, Bluestem Communications customizes our work for you. We’ll provide the strategies, training and tools you need.

We also offer specialized services:
We’ve created a communications process exclusively for environmental issues that includes:
  • conducting original public opinion research
  • building highly-tailored and strategic outreach and communications campaigns
  • managing effective, goal-based coalitions
  • increasing organizational capacity

Bluestem staff are scientists, communications and public engagement experts. We apply our passion for the environment to your specific need.


Our Mission

We advance your environmental causes by providing government agencies, other nonprofit organizations, and coalitions with the tools, know-how and ability to communicate successfully.

Our communications tools and knowledge can be applied to any environmental issue. Bluestem Communications has worked on many of the most vital and topical environmental issues and in regions all over the United States. We’ve helped environmental stewards and activists:
  • protect vital rivers including the Mississippi River and Willamette River
  • remove invasive species
  • install green infrastructure practices
  • support stormwater utility fees
  • protect and promote Lake Michigan
  • promote sustainable farming
  • reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • engage hard-to-reach populations in nature activities
  • advocate for the Clean Water Act
  • promote neighborhood composting and recycling
  • support land trusts and land conservation from Texas to Minnesota