Alpaca Regsitry Inc. (ARI)
Alpaca Registry, Inc. (ARI), headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska, is the largest, non-profit alpaca pedigree registry in the world. ARI (the only organization of its kind) was created by the alpaca industry association for the benefit of alpaca breeders in the United States, but expanded to also register alpacas in Canada and other countries throughout the world.
North West Camelid Foundation (NWCF) From its beginning in 1987, the Foundation s mission has grown into a concerted effort to support the camelid medical research at Oregon State University's College of Veterinary Medicine and to provide funds to maintain the herd of llamas and alpacas available to them. The NWCF is very proud to have played a role in the outstanding reputation OSU has obtained over the years for their camelid research and the valuable opportunity they provide for veterinary students to have hands-on education in that field.
Willamette Women's Farmer Network (WWFN)
WWFN is a community of women from central and southern Willamette Valley of Oregon, that are actively engaged in farm and ranch activities. They join together to further their knowledge of farm and ranch related issues both in the market place and in agricultural practices. They work together to enhance economic self-sufficiency through shared experience, resources, and visions of how their farm work will impact themselves and our community.
The EWES are a bunch of sheepish people meeting every 1st, 3rd and 5th (if there is one) Wednesday of each month to spin, knit, chat, eat, drink, show & tell.
AFCNA The Fiber Coop of North America
The Alpaca Fiber Cooperative of North America, Inc. (AFCNA) is an agricultural cooperative owned and operated by alpaca farmers seeking the benefits of economies of scale to add value to their raw product and strengthen their marketing power.
International Camelid Institute
The International Camelid Institute (ICI) promotes education, service and collaboration among researchers, breeders, owners, fiber and textile industry professionals and animal enthusiasts worldwide.
Alpaca llama Show Association
The purpose of ALSA is to promote Llamas and Alpacas by enhancing the visibility and demonstrating the versatility of Lamas at shows.
Alpaca Research Foundation
The Mission of the Alpaca Research Foundation is to encourage and support scientific research which benefits the North American alpaca industry, primarily in the areas of alpaca health, husbandry, genetics, and fiber.