United states natural resources and U Guide - Resources and Review

Bibliographic database of published literature on the ecology, conservation, and management of North American waterfowl and their wetland habitats. Searching is by author, title, keyword, or year. An alphabetical keyword index is also available.
The Nature Conservancy manages more than 1,500 nature preserves and protects more than nine million acres of wildlife habitat. Includes a full text magazine plus news and information on events and programs.
Information about campaigns, news, articles from the National Parks magazine and the Park Watcher newsletter.
Information about the origins of early conservation movements in nineteenth century US, established to curb the cruelty inflicted on birds hunted for fashion. Illustrates the use of feathers and whole birds as fashion accessories, excessive hunting practices, subsequent devastation of native bird populations and the formation of the Audubon society.
A guide to state parks, national parks, forests, wildlife refuges and natural areas in the US. Offers information about size, facilities, special features such as geysers and hot springs, and an outdoor activity checklist for each location. Also gives contact details, opening hours and entry fees. Searches can be conducted by name, location or by activity.
The US geological survey provides reliable, impartial information to describe and understand the earth. This information is intended to minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; enhance and protect the quality of life; and contribute to wise economic and physical development.
Aims to conserve, protect, and enhance fish and wildlife and their habitats for the benefit of the American people. Major responsibilities are migratory birds, endangered species, freshwater fish, the National Wildlife Refuge System, wetlands, conserving habitat and environmental contaminants.
Information on US National Parks, including educational, cultural and historical resources.
Image collection of native and naturalised California plant species and habitats. Each photograph is accompanied by details of the photographer, date taken, location, and distribution of the species. Images can be browsed by scientific or common names.
A guide to the waterfalls of the eastern US, searchable by waterfall name, location, and height. Includes a classification scheme and information about different types of falls, and a facility to submit data about a specific waterfall for inclusion. Also provides details of specific trips, complete with directions, and tips for visiting.
Set of documents which explore the features of the ecosystems of the Chicago Wilderness and describe ongoing conservation efforts. Features information about the Great Lakes, including their effect on human health, monitoring programs and steps taken towards pollution prevention.
Documents describing the natural conditions of the Florida Everglades under the headings hydrology, geology and biology, with information on endangered species such as the Florida Panther and the Snail Kite. Also provides information on anthropogenic effects on the Everglades ecosystem such as the development of the current water management system in south Florida and the creation of parks, refuges and preserves.
Information on the biodiversity of Alaska. Covers Alaska landscapes, and offers a vascular plant tracking list and a rare plant field guide.
Extensive collection of documents and facts sheets about US water resources, nationally and by state.
The Wilderness Society identifies what it considers to be the fifteen most endangered wild places in the USA.
Archive of mailing lists related to ecological and environmental issues, as well as lists specific to the United States.
The PLANTS database provides a single source of standardized information about plants in the US. PLANTS provides standardized plant names, symbols and other plant attribute information.
Diagram illustrating the different stages of several species' life cycles, including the Karner Blue butterfly, dwarf wedgemussel, Chinook salmon, Indiana bat, and the grizzly bear.
Provides access to environmental resources such as games, activities, teaching aids, advice, research, and technical documents. Material can be located by selecting a user category such as students, teachers, or small business, or by selecting a topic such as laws and regulations, publications, databases, and software.
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