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20  Audubon Nature Institute: www.auduboninstitute.org/educators    
21  As an educator, you have a vital role to play in developing your students' interest in, knowledge about, and attitudes toward the natural world. Audubon is pleased to support this important work with the tips, strategies, projects, activities, games, and resources you'll find here. Check back often for updates and new ideas.      
22  CalSky Celestial Observer: http://www.calsky.com/cs.cgi    
23  Middle &high school educators will find data about the sky & the objects in it at the CalSky website. Visitors create a user profile according to their level of astronomy knowledge, then click on a tab at the top of the page to access data about the celestial object of their choice, including the Sun, Moon, planets, comets, asteroids, meteors, deep sky, or satellites.      
24  Canopy in the Clouds: http://www.canopyintheclouds.com/    
25  Examine a tropical montane cloud forest via this immersive video experience. Access video clips and facts describing each different forest environment. The site includes background information for teachers and standards-aligned lessons for students in grades 6–8 on such topics as water, weather, soils, ecology, and the science processes.      
26  Center for Environmental Education: http://www.ceeonline.org    
27  CEE works with K-12 schools to address climate change issues & to cultivate healthy lifestyles. Children learn best through experience. If their schools are green, children will learn to live that way.      
28  Center for Global Environmental Education: http://www.hamline.edu/education/environmental/cgee/index.html    
29  CGCC fosters environmental literacy and stewardship in citizens of all ages. CGCC accomplishes its purpose through four cornerstones - Graduate Education & Professional Development, Community Outreach, K-12 & Youth Resources, & Educational Multimedia Production.      
30  Center for Green Schools - U.S. Green Building Council http://www.buildgreenschools.org    
31  Children & Nature Network (C&NN): http://www.childrenandnature.org/    
32  The Children & Nature Network (C&NN) was created to encourage & support the people & organizations working nationally & internationally to reconnect children with nature. The network provides a critical link between researchers & individuals, educators & organizations dedicated to children's health & well-being.      
33  Classroom Earth: http://www.classroomearth.org    
34  An online resource designed to help high school teachers include environmental content into their daily lesson plans.      
35  Earth and Environmental Science Virtual Courseware: http://www.sciencecourseware.org/eecindex.php    
36  Covers earthquakes, global warming, biology labs, geologic time, interactive river exercise, and more.      
37  Earth Guide from Scripps Institute of Oceanography: http://www.earthguide.ucsd.edu    
38  You will find a wealth of information here - current events, brain teasers, imagery, Earth conditions, on & on.      
39  Eco-Schools - NWF: http://www.nwf.org/Global-Warming/School-Solutions/Eco-Schools-USA/Become-an-Eco-School.aspx    
40  Through school-based action teams of students, administrators, educators and community volunteers, Eco-Schools combines effective "green" management of the school grounds, facilities and the curriculum.      
41  Education Resources - LA Dept. of Environmental Quality http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/tabid/298/Default.aspx    
42  Endangered Species Podcasts - USFWS: http://www.fws.gov/endangered/about/multimedia.html    
43  Hear podcasts about featured species, such as the whooping crane, Gila trout, piping plover, desert tortoise, Florida panther, & Jesup’s milk-vetch. Most appropriate for use with middle and high school students, each 5- to 10-minute episode describes the species & reports on its status, updating listeners on the progress of any programs working to aid it protection. Teachers can download written transcripts.      
44  Enviro-Tacklebox - LPB: http://www.lpb.org/education/classroom/itv/envirotacklebox    
45  A video series, designed for middle school students that focuses on environmental education topics. The goals of the series are to stimulate student interest in environmental issues & develop critical thinking skills to support decision making.      
46  Environmental Health Science Education: http://www.niehs.nih.gov/science-education    
47  EHSE provides educators, students & scientists with easy access to reliable tools, resources & classroom materials. It seeks to invest in the future of environmental health science by increasing awareness of the link between the environment & human health.      
48  Environmental News Network (ENN): http://www.enn.com    
49  ENN has become a collection of resources, teachers, experts and tools that provide objective information and knowledge about the increasingly complex field of environmental science.      
50  Energy Explained - U.S. Energy Information Administration: http://www.eia.gov/energyexplained/    
51  Energy fuels life, economies, & the entire solar system, yet few students understand the importance of energy &its role in our lives. Energy Explained clearly conveys the facts & latest data about energy. The site is full of graphs, data, & scientific information that can add depth to high school curricula in Science, Math, or Social Studies. The site explains where gasoline comes from, what determines the price of electricity, how much renewable energy the United States uses, & hundreds of other energy topics.      
52  Energy Lesson Plans, K-12: http://www.gm.com/community-education    
53  At General Motors education web page, teachers can access lesson plans, games, & information in 3 grade bands: K–4, 5–8, and 9–12. Students in grades 5–8 can build a model car from paper or explore electricity through The Power of the Plug lessons.      
54  Estuaries: Where Rivers Meet the Sea.  http://estuaries.noaa.gov/    
55  Welcome to estuaries.noaa.gov where we aim to advance estuarine and coastal literacy. Explore these living classrooms and laboratories - our estuaries -, discover their importance and beauty, and learn what you can do to protect them.      
56  Fragile Fringe - USGS: http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov/fringe/ff_index.html    
57  A guide for teaching about coastal wetlands.      
58  Free Tech 4 Teachers Blog: http://www.freetech4teachers.com/    
59  Google-certified teacher and technology buff Richard Byrne writes this blog for K–12 technology resources. In addition to posts about new and exciting tech finds, the site contains lesson plans, teacher downloads, video creation resources, e-books, educational apps, Favorite resource Lists, and tips for setting up blogs and websites.      
60  Gizmos Science and Math Simulations - Explore Learning: http://www.explorelearning.com/index.cfm?method=cResource.dspDetail&ResourceID=514    
61  Interactive online simulations in science and math topics for use with students in grades 3–12. Search by grade & topic, state standard & textbook correlation. Each includes information for how to use it in the classroom & an accompanying student worksheet.      
62  Global Warming - Union of Concerned Scientists & Citizens: http://www.ucsusa.org/gulf/gcchallengeteachers.html    
63  Confronting climate change in the Gulf Coast Region curriculum.      
64  Globe Program: http://www.globe.gov    
65  The Global Learning & Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program is a worldwide hands-on, primary & secondary school-based science &education program. GLOBE's vision promotes & supports students, teachers & scientists to collaborate on inquiry-based investigations of the environment & the Earth system.      
66  Green Education Foundation: http://www.greeneducationfoundation.org/    
67  GEF provides curriculum and resources to K-12 students and teachers worldwide with the goal of challenging youth to think holistically and critically about global environmental concerns and solutions.      
68  Green Revolution Videos - National Science Foundation: http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/greenrevolution/    
69  The educational videos, each about five minutes long, feature scientists &engineers who are working to develop &improve the use of clean energy sources, new fuels, & other energy-related technologies. Each segment explores the research carried out by men & women at the forefront of discovery &innovation related to clean energy, as well as some of the basic science behind their work.      
70  Growing Up WILD: http://www.projectwild.org/GrowingUpWILD.htm    
71  An early childhood education program that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature & invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them.  Through a wide range of activities & experiences, Growing Up WILD provides an early foundation for developing positive impressions about the natural world &lifelong social & academic skills.      
72  Guidelines for Excellence (NAAEEP) http://www.naaee.org/npeee/materials.php    
73  Gulf of Mexico Program - EPA: http://www.epa.gov/gmpo/education/index.html    
74  Offers grade-specific lesson plans & other wetlands education materials.      
75  Hazardous Waste, Understanding of - EPA: http://www.epa.gov/superfund/students/clas_act/haz-ed/hazindex.htm    
76  Materials can be used as part of larger curriculum, as special stand-alone activities, or on an occasional basis to teach students about hazardous waste issues. Hazed is a compilation of interdisciplinary activities that focus on the often complicated & sometimes controversial scientific, technical, & policy issues related to hazardous waste sites & Superfund. It is designed to help students develop skills in critical thinking, problem solving, &decision making. It also increases environmental awareness & encourages an environmental ethic in students.      
77  Insect Appreciation Digest: http://www.cipm.info/Insectdigest/cover.pdf    
78  Everything that you ought to know about insects that your parents didn’t teach you.      
79  Journey North: http://www.learner.org/jnorth/    
80  Engages students in a global study of wildlife migration & seasonal change. K-12 students share field observations with classmates across North America. They track the coming of spring through migration patterns; the budding of plants; changing sunlight; & other natural events. Find migration maps, pictures, standards-based lesson plans, activities and information to help students make local observations & fit them into a global context.      
81  Learning Landscapes - Bureau of Land Management: http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/res/Education_in_BLM/Learning_Landscapes.html    
82  Showcases exciting events, opportunities, & resources on America’s Public Lands. Discover what the BLM has to offer to educators, students, visitors, partners and volunteers.      
83  Lessons on the Lake - Lake Pontchartrain Foundation: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1998/of98-805/lessons/    
84  An Educator's Guide to the Pontchartrain Basin is to educate students, grades 5-12, about the environmental importance of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin. It facilitates instruction for teachers, allows easy access to information on environmental issues surrounding the watershed, & captures the interests of students.      
85  Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR): http://www.dnr.louisiana.gov/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=462&pnid=0&nid=20    
86  DNR provides information dealing with an array of natural resources topics that may be of interest to teachers, researchers & students…& for the kids too!      
87  Louisiana Marine Education Resources (LaMER) - LA Sea Grant: http://www.lamer.lsu.edu/    
88  Provides a variety of formal & informal education materials on this Web site. Find accurate information about marine & aquatic ecosystems, as well as other topics, to help stimulate awareness of our close relationship to the environment.      
89  Louisiana Public Broadcasting CyberChannel: www.lpb.org/education    
90  Video service for Louisiana schools      
91  Louisiana Resource Center for Educators: http://www.lrce.org/    
92  The LRCE is dedicated to supporting innovation in education for students, teachers, administrators, higher education & families. LRCE houses a resource library of 55,000+ items which can be searched online. We are a shared resource center for educators in the public, private, parochial, charter, & home school sectors. Additionally, we provide workshops & training for Louisiana's educators, an alternative certification program, & more.      
93  Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) Educational Programs: http://www.lumcon.edu/education/default.asp    
94  LUMCON educational mission is concentrated within the Marine Education Program. It includes activities at the University, K-12 and Teacher, and Public Education levels to provide many audiences with field experiences & information about marine environments.      
95  Louisiana Wetland Education Coalition (LaWEC) - CWPPRA: http://www.lacoast.gov/education/index.htm    
96  Teacher resources, free stuff, videos, WaterMarks, Kid's Corner      
97  Lunar and Planetary Institute: http://www.lpi.usra.edu/education/resources/news/    
98  Workshops, events, resources, Earth &Space Science Newsletter, etc.      
99  NASA for educators: http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/index.html    
100  E-clips, space curriculum, STEM activities, teacher toolbox, career information, and much more.      
101  National Geographic: http://www.education.nationalgeographic.com/education/    
102  Teaching resources - multimedia, news, mapping, environmental literacy, etc.      
103  National Science Foundation: http://www.nsf.gov/news/classroom/    
104  Offers K–12 science lessons and web resources for teachers, students, and families. Choose from subject areas ranging from the Arctic to physics, and then use the materials to create lesson plans or At-home activities.      
105  National Wildlife Foundation: http://www.nwf.org/Get-outside/~/media/PDFs/Be%20Out%20There/Back%20to%20School%20full%20report.ashx    
106  Excellent report linking environmental education with psychological, cognitive, and educational outcomes.       
107  NOAA Education Resources: http://www.education.noaa.gov/    
108  Weather observations, watersheds, estuaries, ocean pollution, climate monitoring, and energy information      
109  North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE): http://www.eelink.net/pages/Teachers    
110  EE resources & links for teachers      
111  Nuclear Energy & Reactors - Scientific American: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=nuclear-energy-primer    
112  Relays basic understanding of      
113  Ocean for Life: One Ocean - National Marine Sanctuaries: http://www.sanctuaries.nos.noaa.gov/education/welcome.html    
114  Increases cultural understanding through ocean science by providing high quality, immersive ocean field studies & follow-on education programs to encourage students to discover common ground in marine science, conservation and how the ocean connects us all.      
115  PBS Learning Media http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/    
116  This new digital platform for preK–college educators offers more than 12,000 learning objects to supplement classroom curricula. The standards-aligned resources include videos, documents, images, and activities in mathematics, science, social studies, and other core subjects. With objects as diverse as a video clip exploring measurement with Curious George (K–2) to an audio podcast discussing climate change in Africa (grades 7–college), the website offers pertinent material for a wide audience.      
117  Project Learning Tree: http://www.plt.org/    
118  PLT is an award-winning environmental education program designed for teachers and other educators, parents, and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade 12.      
119  Project Wet: http://www.projectwet.org/    
120  The mission of Project WET is to reach children, parents, educators & communities of the world with water education. We invite you to join us in educating children about the most precious resource on the planet — water.      
121  Project WILD: http://www.projectwild.org/    
122  One of the most widely-used conservation & environmental education programs among educators of students in kindergarten through high school. It is based on the premise that young people and educators have a vital interest in learning about our natural world. Emphasizing wildlife because of its intrinsic value, Project WILD addresses the need for human beings to develop as responsible citizens of our planet.      
123  Rand McNally Resources: http://education.randmcnally.com/education/resources/tips.jsp?page=science    
124  K–12 teachers can access tips &activities to enhance their science, geography, social studies, reading, & math lessons. Students in grades 6–12 can conduct activities like Ocean Currents or Latitude: Climate and Seasons. Online maps and geography briefs with background information are also available.      
125  Schoolyard Habitats - National Wildlife Federation: http://www.nwf.org/schoolyard    
126  Garden for wildlife - assists schools in developing outdoor classrooms, where educators &students learn how to attract & support local wildlife. These wildlife habitats become places where students not only learn about wildlife species and ecosystems, but also outdoor classrooms where they hone their academic skills & nurture their innate curiosity and creativity.      
127  Super Fund for Students & Teachers - EPA: http://www.epa.gov/superfund/students/index.htm    
128  Designed to educate students & teachers about Superfund & hazardous waste. Included are classroom activities, frequently asked questions, information on environmental education and grants, and more!      
129  Teachers’ Domain: http://www.teachersdomain.org    
130  Digital media for the classroom & professional development      
131  Temperate Forest Foundation’s Teacher Resources: http://www.forestinfo.org/Teachers    
132  Committed to educating the public about sustainable forest resources & their effect on people & quality of life. We feel that the most effective way to do that is to educate the teachers who will be teaching future generations of citizens, voters, and policy makers to make informed decisions about sustainable forestry issues.      
133  Toxicology Testing Activity (PDF link): http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/assets/docs_p_z/blackworms-alcohol.pdf    
134  This classroom experiment from the National Institute of Environmental Health Science presents a model for toxicity testing in organisms. Targeted for students in grades 6–12, the experiment introduces basic concepts of toxicology through observing the effects of a toxicant (ethanol) on the behavior of California blackworms. Background information, laboratory instructions, discussion questions, and experiment variations are included.      
135  Tree Identification - University of Maryland & Smithsonian Institution http://newsdesk.si.edu/releases/computer-science-and-biology-come-together-make-tree-identification-snap    
136  The world’s first plant identification mobile app using visual search—Leafsnap. This electronic field guide allows users to identify tree species simply by taking a photograph of the tree’s leaves. In addition to the species name, Leafsnap provides  high-resolution photographs and information about the tree’s flowers, fruit, seeds and bark—giving the user a comprehensive understanding of the species      
137  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: http://www.fws.gov/educators/educators.html    
138  For formal and non-formal educators, it includes links to Boy Scout and Girl Scout recognition certificates, curriculum resources and activities, community service projects, professional development opportunities, & background information.      
139  Universe, Windows to: http://www.windows2universe.org    
140  Brought to you by the National Earth Science Teachers Association      
141  Virtual Field Trips - Science Companion: http://www.sciencecompanion.com/samples/virtual-field-trips-from-science-companion    
142  Find extensive science lesson plans and virtual field trips for PreK-6 students.      
143  Wetlands: Teaching Marsh - Center for Coastal Resources Management: http://www.ccrm.vims.edu/wetlands/teaching_marsh/index.html    
144  The Teaching Marsh Website is part of the Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) in Gloucester Point, Virginia.      
145  Back to Top      
146         
147  For Students      
148  Audubon Nature Institute: www.auduboninstitute.org/educators    
149  These pages are filled with activities about birds & other animals, and much more.      
150  CalSky Celestial Observer: http://www.calsky.com/cs.cgi    
151  Middle &high school educators will find data about the sky & the objects in it at the CalSky website. Visitors create a user profile according to their level of astronomy knowledge, and then click on a tab at the top of the page to access data about the celestial object of their choice, including the Sun, Moon, planets, comets, asteroids, meteors, deep sky, or satellites.      
152  EEK! Environmental Education for Kids - LA Department of Natural Resources http://dnr.wi.gov/org/caer/ce/eek/    
153  Energy Kids - U.S. Energy Information Administration: http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energy.cfm?page=nuclear_home-basics    
154  Basic understandings of nuclear energy and reactors      
155  Environmental Inquiry: http://www.ei.cornell.edu    
156  Authentic Scientific Research for High School Students      
157  Environmental Protection Agency - new student website: http://www.epa.gov/students/    
158  EPA has revamped their kids, teachers, students and high school websites into a one stop shop for our users.      
159  Envirothon: http://www.envirothon.org    
160  North America's largest high school environmental education competition      
161  Especially for Kids! - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service http://www.fws.gov/kids/    
162  Estuary Live: http://www.earthlive.org/tv/index_tv.htm    
163  Video clips educating students on topics related to estuaries - native & invasive species, habitat, pollutants, water quality, formation of, much, much more      
164  Famous US Landmarks Kid's Guide http://www.partsgeek.com/parts/famous_us_landmarks.html    
165  Food Safety Website: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/food-safety-education    
166  U.S. Department of Agriculture site features food safety information for K–college students & teachers. It includes booklets, puzzles and word searches, activity downloads, curriculum materials, articles, & other resources to introduce safe food practices.      
167  Journey North: http://www.learner.org/jnorth/    
168  Engages students in a global study of wildlife migration & seasonal change. K-12 students share their own field observations with classmates across North America. They track the coming of spring through the migration patterns of monarch butterflies, robins, hummingbirds, whooping cranes, gray whales, bald eagles— & other birds and mammals; the budding of plants; changing sunlight; & other natural events.      
169  Just for Kids - U.S. Department of the Interior http://www.doi.gov/whatwedo/youth/index.cfm    
170  Khan Academy: http://www.khanacademy.org/    
171  With a library of over 2,400 videos covering everything from arithmetic to science, finance, and history and 125 practice exercises, we're on a mission to help you learn whatever you want, whenever you want, at your own pace.      
172  Kids Corner - CWPPRA http://www.lacoast.gov/new/Ed/KidsCorner/Default.aspx    
173  Kids for Saving Earth (Elementary) http://www.kidsforsavingearth.org    
174  Maggie’s Earth Adventures http://www.missmaggie.org    
175  Nab the Aquatic Invader – SIGNIS interactive game http://www.iiseagrant.org/NabInvader/    
176  NASA Station Spacewalk Game: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/3d_resources/station_spacewalk_game.html    
177  Players in grades 5–8 are virtual astronauts on the International Space Station. Students earn “badges” for completing missions & exploring the station. They can learn how the station is assembled, take a spacewalk to bring station communications back online, or help tiny satellites on the station called Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites (SPHERES) fly in formation so they can someday be used remotely to help astronauts handle tasks. The game incorporates graphics from real NASA missions and 3-D models.      
178  NASA student page http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/index.html    
179  National Geographic: http://www.education.nationalgeographic.com/education/st/?ar_a=4    
180  Make a contour map, watch videos, BioBlitz education,online library      
181  NOAA's Sea Turtles & the Quest to Nest Game: http://www.games.noaa.gov/seaturtle/welcome.html    
182  Loggerhead sea turtles are listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.  The game's mission is to help students understand how they can help protect turtles and their habitat.      
183  Podcasting Tutorial: http://www.guidesandtutorials.com/podcasting-tutorial.html    
184  Learn how to create and publish your very own podcast quickly and easily!      
185  Science News For Kids (SNK) http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/    
186  Life's mysteries are explored in Science News for Kids (SNK), an award-winning online publication dedicated to children 9–14, their parents, and their teachers.      
187  Spigot Science Magazine on Sound: http://www.spigotsciencemag.com/    
188  Aimed at students in grades 4–9, this online magazine develops connections between science & reading through theme-based issues. Membership is free and provides access to all issues.      
189  Student Center - EPA http://www.epa.gov/students/index.html    
190  Tox Mystery (Grades 2-6) chemical hazards in the home http://toxmystery.nlm.nih.gov/    
191  Tox Town (Grades 7-adult) toxic chemical and environmental health http://www.toxtown.nlm.nih.gov    
192  USDA's Discover the Forest: http://www.fs.usda.gov/conservationeducation    
193  Aims to inspire tweens (aged 8-12) & their parents to re-connect with nature, experiencing it first-hand. Brings to life the joy & excitement kids have when they discover the wonders of nature, helping create interest in their environment & a lifelong relationship with it.      
194  Water Life Game - NOAA: http://www.games.noaa.gov/oscar/    
195  A virtual game for students in grades 5–8 takes place in an unhealthy ecosystem in an estuary on the west coast of the United States. Students learn about food webs, the factors for producing healthy estuaries, & the reasons estuaries are essential to ocean life & humans. Information also presented about marine science careers & National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s role in protecting estuaries, & ideas for getting involved in estuary protection.      
196  Which Microbe Are You? http://cmore.soest.hawaii.edu/education/kidskorner/microbe_quiz.htm    
197  A series of quizzes introduces K–12 students to the microorganisms living in the sea. Students click on one of two grade-level quizzes (grades K–5 or grades six and higher) & answer question pairs to determine their microbe personality. Teachers can access the dichotomous key and relationship trees used in creating the microbe personality quiz.      
198  Back to Top      
199         
200  For the General Public      
201  Audubon Institute: http://www.auduboninstitute.org    
202  Offers families tips, games, & opportunities to promote the enjoyment of the natural world.      
203  Aquatic Invasive Species - Minnesota Sea Grant http://www.seagrant.umn.edu/ais/    
204  BP Oil Spill – National Science Foundation http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=120962&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc    
205  For those following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, NSF released an update on the composition of the deep plume associated with the spill.  Interesting technology and a compelling read.      
206  Climate Change - EPA: http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/index.html    
207  Sea level rise reports and many other resources can be located here. This site provides an exhaustive list of publications on climate change sea level rise, particularly its effects on the United States.      
208  Climate Connections - NPR & National Geographic: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/climateconnections    
209  How we are shaping climate. How climate is shaping us. Information on ice melts, greenhouse gases, maps, temperature change, etc.      
210  Climate Research - National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) http://www.ncar.ucar.edu/research/climate    
211  Coast 2050: http://www.coast2050.gov    
212  A final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (FPEIS) &the final Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA), Louisiana - Ecosystem Restoration Study, which identifies the most critical natural & human ecological needs of coastal Louisiana and develops & recommends a near-term program of cost-effective projects to address these needs, are now available.      
213  Earth Day Network: http://www.earthday.org/    
214  Mission is to broaden, diversify & activate the environmental movement worldwide, driving action year-round through a combination of education, public policy, & consumer campaigns.      
215  Eco-Friendlier Aerosol: http://www.aerosolproducts.org/capco-press-releases/23-capco-enhances-website.html    
216  The Consumer Aerosol Products Council has updated its collection of resources to help teachers of grades 4–9 dispel misconceptions about aerosol product use, such as the idea that aerosol cans cannot be recycled. The Aerosol Adventure Kit contains 10 lesson plans and five labs about the topic. A 10-minute video, Another Awesome Aerosol Adventure, produced by the Beakman’s World television series, describes how aerosol technology works. The site links to EcoAerosols.com, an interactive website that answers questions about aerosols and the environment.       
217  Eco IQ (Aligning Economics & Ecology): http://www.ecoiq.com    
218  An online journal dedicated to the creation of a future that works.      
219  Endangered Species Program - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service http://www.fws.gov/endangered/    
220  Envirolink: http://www.envirolink.org    
221  A non-profit organization which has been providing access to thousands of online environmental resources since 1991.      
222  Environment Directory http://www.webdirectory.com    
223  Environment of the U.S. http://www.nationalatlas.gov/environment.html    
224  Environmental Concern: http://www.wetland.org    
225  Dedicated to working with all aspects of wetlands; the most productive and fascinating ecosystems in the world. Now in our 39th year of providing wetland services in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed & beyond, we continue to broaden our partnership efforts.      
226  Environmental Diseases, A – Z - National Institute of Environmental Health Services http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/atoz/    
227  Environmental Education Resources - EPA http://www.epa.gov/enviroed/resources.html    
228  Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Watch http://www.ncddc.noaa.gov/hypoxia/    
229  Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) http://www.ipcc.ch    
230  International Migratory Bird Day http://www.birdday.org    
231  Invasive Species Interactive Map - Tulane/Xavier Universities http://is.cbr.tulane.edu/InvasiveSpecies.html    
232  Louisiana Coastal Area Ecosystem Restoration Study http://www.lca.gov    
233  Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF): http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/category/page/education    
234  Become a volunteer instructor      
235  Marsh Creation Video - CWPPRA: http://lacoast.gov/ocmc/MailContent.aspx?ID=1378    
236  The video highlights the East Marsh Island Marsh Creation project while sharing basic information about using sediment in re-establishing & re-creating healthy wetland ecosystems. Through the use of sediments & hydrology, new marsh is being created where standing water once was.  CWPPRA project managers &scientists explain & demonstrate the process of the rebirth of this once lost marsh.      
237  Marsh Mission: http://www.marshmission.com/    
238  An artistic educational journey into the vanishing wetlands of Louisiana. It will chronicle the activities of naturalist-photographer C.C. Lockwood & landscape artist Rhea Gary as they explore the coastal marshland to bring attention to an under recognized crisis affecting not only Louisiana but all of the United States.      
239  Mississippi-Atchafalaya River Basin - EPA: http://water.epa.gov/type/watersheds/named/msbasin/marb.cfm    
240  History, facts, relatedlinks      
241  National Geographic on Environment: http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/?source=NavEnvHome    
242  Energy, fresh water, global warming, habitats, natural disasters, the ocean, green guide, newsletters      
243  National Hurricane Center - NOAA: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov    
244  For the latest on tropical disturbances, hurricane history,huricane preparedness, etc.      
245  National Marine Sanctuaries: http://www.sanctuaries.noaa.gov    
246  Here you'll discover the marine life & extradinary habitats that make up your nation's marine sanctuaries & our continuing efforts to conserve these ocean & coastal treasures.      
247  National Science Foundation's Science Nation http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/marshescoasts.jsp    
248  Article on Marshes and Sea Level Rise      
249  Non-Point Source Pollution http://www.protectingwater.com    
250  PLANTS Database - USDA: http://www.plants.usda.gov/    
251  Provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.      
252  Reflections on Chandeleur http://www.laseagrant.org/lighthouse/index.html    
253  StormSmart Coasts Network: Louisiana http://www.la.stormsmartcoasts.org    
254  Tropical Weather: Weather Underground http://www.wunderground.com/tropical/?index_region=at    
255  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Sustainablity in Action http://www.usace.army.mil/Missions/Sustainability/GoingGreenCampaign.aspx    
256  U.S. Geological Survey: http://education.usgs.gov/    
257  Provides scientific information intended to help educate the public about natural resources, natural hazards, geospatial data, &issues that affect our quality of life. Discover selected online resources, including lessons, data, maps, & more, to support teaching, learning, education (K-12), & university-level inquiry and research.      
258  U.S. Global Change Research Program: http://www.globalchange.gov    
259  Integrating federal research & solutions for climate & global change      
260  Water News - EPA http://water.epa.gov/    
261  Water Shedss: http://www.water.ncsu.edu/watershedss    
262  A Decision Support System for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control      
263  World in the Balance - NOVA: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/worldbalance    
264  Investigates the impact of forces that are radically changing populations in both rich & poor nations.      
265  Back to Top      
266         
267  Maps, Images      
268  Earthshots: Satellite Images of Environmental Change (USGS) http://earthshots.usgs.gov/    
269  Gulf Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) http://www.rsmas.miami.edu/    
270  Gulf of Mexico Data Atlas http://www.ncddc.noaa.gov/website/DataAtlas/atlas.htm    
271  NASA – Visible Earth http://www.visibleearth.nasa.gov/    
272  U.S. Geological Survey http://www.usgs.gov    
273  University Corporation for Atmospheric Research http://www.ucar.edu/news/features/climatechange/multimedia.jsp    
274  WETMAAP http://www.wetmaap.org    
275  Back to Top      
276         
277  Government      
278  Local/Area Specific      
279  LaCoast - Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, & Restoration Act (CWPPRA): http://www.lacoast.gov    
280  Contains information and links relating to restoration projects in coastal Louisiana. The site is funded through the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) and is hosted by the USGS National Wetlands Research Center.      
281  Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) - Atchafalaya Basin Program: http://www.dnr.louisiana.gov/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=494&pnid=0&nid=273     
282  Created to conserve, restore, and enhance the natural habitat of the basin. The Atchafalaya Basin is the nation’s largest river swamp, containing almost one million acres of our nation’s most significant bottomland hardwoods, swamps, bayous, and back-water lakes      
283  Louisiana Sea Grant: http://www.laseagrant.org    
284  Louisiana Sea Grant College Program works to promote stewardship of the state’s coastal resources through a combination of research, education and outreach programs critical to the cultural, economic and environmental health of Louisiana’s coastal zone.      
285  Louisiana Wetlands Education Program – Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences http://www.pies.uno.edu/education/index.htm    
286  Mississippi River Watershed http://www.umesc.usgs.gov/spatial-tech/images/lleake_5003539-map.gif    
287  Back to Top      
288         
289  Louisiana      
290  Department of Agriculture & Forestry (LDAF) http://www.ldaf.state.la.us    
291  Department of Culture, Recreation, & Tourism http://www.crt.louisiana.gov/    
292  Department of Education (LDOE) http://www.louisianaschools.net    
293  Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) http://www.deq.louisiana.gov    
294  Department of Health & Hospitals (DHH) http://www.dhh.state.la.us    
295  Department of Natural Resources (DNR) http://www.dnr.louisiana.gov    
296  Department of Wildlife &Fisheries (LDWF) http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov    
297  Governor's Office of Coastal Activities http://www.goca.state.la.us    
298  Louisiana State University AgCenter (LSU Ag) http://www.lsuagcenter.com/    
299  Office of the Governor http://www.gov.state.la.us/    
300  Back to Top      
301         
302  Federal      
303  Council on Environmental Quality: http://www.whitehouse.gov/ceq    
304  Coordinates Federal environmental efforts and works closely with agencies and other White House offices in the development of environmental policies and initiatives. CEQ was established within the Executive Office of the President by Congress as part of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and additional responsibilities were provided by the Environmental Quality Improvement Act of 1970.      
305  National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) http://www.noaa.gov    
306  National Science Foundation (NSF) http://www.nsf.gov    
307  National Wetlands Research Center (NWRL): http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov    
308  Source and clearinghouse of science information about wetlands in the United States and the world for fellow agencies, private entities, academia, and the public at large.      
309  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) - New Orleans District http://www.mvn.usace.army.mil    
310  U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome    
311  U.S. Department of Interior: Minerals Management Service (MMS) http://www.mms.gov    
312  U.S. Department of Interior: http://www.doi.gov    
313  Protects America’s natural resources and heritage, honors our cultures and tribal communities, & supplies the energy to power our future.      
314  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) http://www.epa.gov    
315  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) http://www.fws.gov    
316  U.S. Geological Survey http://www.usgs.gov/    
317  USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) – Louisiana http://www.la.nrcs.usda.gov    
318  Back to Top      
319         
320  Environmental Organizations/Associations      
321  Local/Area Specific      
322  Acadiana Resource Conservation & Development Council http://www.acadianarcd.com/    
323  Audubon Nature Institute: http://www.auduboninstitute.org    
324  New Orleans Zoo, Aquarium, Insectarium & Entergy IMAX Theater      
325  Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program: http://www.btnep.org/BTNEP/home.aspx    
326  The program's charter is to develop a coalition of government, private, and commercial interests for the preservation of the Barataria & Terrebonne basins by: identifying problems, assessing trends, designing pollution control, developing resource management strategies, recommending corrective actions, & seeking implementation commitments. A variety of quality educational materials are located on this site.      
327  Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana http://www.crcl.org    
328  Lake Ponchartrain Foundation http://www.saveourlake.org    
329  Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) http://www.lumcon.edu    
330  Restore or Retreat http://www.restoreorretreat.org    
331  Back to Top      
332         
333  Louisiana      
334  Keep Louisiana Beautiful http://www.keeplouisianabeautiful.org/    
335  Louisiana Environmental Education Association http://louisianaenvironmentaleducation.org/    
336  Louisiana Science Teachers Association http://www.lsta.info    
337  Louisiana Wildlife Federation http://www.lawildlifefed.org    
338  Back to Top      
339         
340  National      
341  American Rivers: http://www.americanrivers.org/    
342  Is the leading conservation organization standing up for healthy rivers so communities can thrive.  American Rivers protects and restores the nation's rivers and the clean water that sustains people, wildlife, and nature.       
343  Bird Education Network: http://www.birdeducation.org    
344  Provides educators working in the field of bird conservation with a variety of new tools and strategies they can employ to be more effective.      
345  Environmental Education & Training Partnership http://www.eetap.org/    
346  Gulf of Mexico Alliance: http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org    
347  Partnership of the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas, with the goal of significantly increasing regional collaboration to enhance the ecological and economic health of the Gulf of Mexico.      
348  Gulf Restoration Network (GRN): http://www.healthygulf.org/    
349  Network of environmental, social justice, and citizen’s groups and individuals committed to restoring the Gulf of Mexico to an ecologically and biologically sustainable condition.      
350  Keep America Beautiful: http://www.kab.org    
351  Combines education with hands-on stewardship to make America’s communities cleaner, greener, safer, and more livable.      
352  National Environmental Education Advancement Project (NEEAP): http://www.uwsp.edu/cnr/neeap    
353  Supports the development and expansion of quality environmental education programs through a variety of state and local capacity building efforts. Many NEEAP efforts encourage the development and implementation of Comprehensive Environmental Education Programs at the state and local levels.      
354  National Environmental Education Foundation http://www.neefusa.org    
355  National Marine Educators Association http://www.marine-ed.org/    
356  National Science Teachers Association http://www.nsta.org    
357  National Wildlife Federation (NWF) http://www.nwf.org    
358  Nature Conservancy http://www.nature.org    
359  North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) http://www.naaee.org    
360  Sierra Club http://www.sierraclub.org    
361  Society of Environmental Journalists http://www.sej.org    
362  Southern Association of Marine Educators http://www.lamer.lsu.edu/same/index.htm    
363  Temperate Forest Foundation: http://www.forestinfo.org    
364  The mission of the Temperate Forest Foundation is to empower the public with a better understanding of the issues and options surrounding the conservation and development of natural resources.      
365  Back to Top      
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B.   For Students      
C.   For the General Public      
D.   Maps, Images      
       
2.   Government Entities      
A.   Local/Area Specific      
10  B.   State      
11  C.   Federal      
12         
13  3.   Environmental Organizations/Associations      
14  A.   Local/Area Specific      
15  B.   State      
16  C.   National      
17         
18  Educational Resources      
19  A. For Teachers/Educators      
20  Audubon Nature Institute: www.auduboninstitute.org/educators    
21  As an educator, you have a vital role to play in developing your students' interest in, knowledge about, and attitudes toward the natural world. Audubon is pleased to support this important work with the tips, strategies, projects, activities, games, and resources you'll find here. Check back often for updates and new ideas.      
22  CalSky Celestial Observer: http://www.calsky.com/cs.cgi    
23  Middle &high school educators will find data about the sky & the objects in it at the CalSky website. Visitors create a user profile according to their level of astronomy knowledge, then click on a tab at the top of the page to access data about the celestial object of their choice, including the Sun, Moon, planets, comets, asteroids, meteors, deep sky, or satellites.      
24  Canopy in the Clouds: http://www.canopyintheclouds.com/    
25  Examine a tropical montane cloud forest via this immersive video experience. Access video clips and facts describing each different forest environment. The site includes background information for teachers and standards-aligned lessons for students in grades 6–8 on such topics as water, weather, soils, ecology, and the science processes.      
26  Center for Environmental Education: http://www.ceeonline.org    
27  CEE works with K-12 schools to address climate change issues & to cultivate healthy lifestyles. Children learn best through experience. If their schools are green, children will learn to live that way.      
28  Center for Global Environmental Education: http://www.hamline.edu/education/environmental/cgee/index.html    
29  CGCC fosters environmental literacy and stewardship in citizens of all ages. CGCC accomplishes its purpose through four cornerstones - Graduate Education & Professional Development, Community Outreach, K-12 & Youth Resources, & Educational Multimedia Production.      
30  Center for Green Schools - U.S. Green Building Council http://www.buildgreenschools.org    
31  Children & Nature Network (C&NN): http://www.childrenandnature.org/    
32  The Children & Nature Network (C&NN) was created to encourage & support the people & organizations working nationally & internationally to reconnect children with nature. The network provides a critical link between researchers & individuals, educators & organizations dedicated to children's health & well-being.      
33  Classroom Earth: http://www.classroomearth.org    
34  An online resource designed to help high school teachers include environmental content into their daily lesson plans.      
35  Earth and Environmental Science Virtual Courseware: http://www.sciencecourseware.org/eecindex.php    
36  Covers earthquakes, global warming, biology labs, geologic time, interactive river exercise, and more.      
37  Earth Guide from Scripps Institute of Oceanography: http://www.earthguide.ucsd.edu    
38  You will find a wealth of information here - current events, brain teasers, imagery, Earth conditions, on & on.      
39  Eco-Schools - NWF: http://www.nwf.org/Global-Warming/School-Solutions/Eco-Schools-USA/Become-an-Eco-School.aspx    
40  Through school-based action teams of students, administrators, educators and community volunteers, Eco-Schools combines effective "green" management of the school grounds, facilities and the curriculum.      
41  Education Resources - LA Dept. of Environmental Quality http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/tabid/298/Default.aspx    
42  Endangered Species Podcasts - USFWS: http://www.fws.gov/endangered/about/multimedia.html    
43  Hear podcasts about featured species, such as the whooping crane, Gila trout, piping plover, desert tortoise, Florida panther, & Jesup’s milk-vetch. Most appropriate for use with middle and high school students, each 5- to 10-minute episode describes the species & reports on its status, updating listeners on the progress of any programs working to aid it protection. Teachers can download written transcripts.      
44  Enviro-Tacklebox - LPB: http://www.lpb.org/education/classroom/itv/envirotacklebox    
45  A video series, designed for middle school students that focuses on environmental education topics. The goals of the series are to stimulate student interest in environmental issues & develop critical thinking skills to support decision making.      
46  Environmental Health Science Education: http://www.niehs.nih.gov/science-education    
47  EHSE provides educators, students & scientists with easy access to reliable tools, resources & classroom materials. It seeks to invest in the future of environmental health science by increasing awareness of the link between the environment & human health.      
48  Environmental News Network (ENN): http://www.enn.com    
49  ENN has become a collection of resources, teachers, experts and tools that provide objective information and knowledge about the increasingly complex field of environmental science.      
50  Energy Explained - U.S. Energy Information Administration: http://www.eia.gov/energyexplained/    
51  Energy fuels life, economies, & the entire solar system, yet few students understand the importance of energy &its role in our lives. Energy Explained clearly conveys the facts & latest data about energy. The site is full of graphs, data, & scientific information that can add depth to high school curricula in Science, Math, or Social Studies. The site explains where gasoline comes from, what determines the price of electricity, how much renewable energy the United States uses, & hundreds of other energy topics.      
52  Energy Lesson Plans, K-12: http://www.gm.com/community-education    
53  At General Motors education web page, teachers can access lesson plans, games, & information in 3 grade bands: K–4, 5–8, and 9–12. Students in grades 5–8 can build a model car from paper or explore electricity through The Power of the Plug lessons.      
54  Estuaries: Where Rivers Meet the Sea.  http://estuaries.noaa.gov/    
55  Welcome to estuaries.noaa.gov where we aim to advance estuarine and coastal literacy. Explore these living classrooms and laboratories - our estuaries -, discover their importance and beauty, and learn what you can do to protect them.      
56  Fragile Fringe - USGS: http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov/fringe/ff_index.html    
57  A guide for teaching about coastal wetlands.      
58  Free Tech 4 Teachers Blog: http://www.freetech4teachers.com/    
59  Google-certified teacher and technology buff Richard Byrne writes this blog for K–12 technology resources. In addition to posts about new and exciting tech finds, the site contains lesson plans, teacher downloads, video creation resources, e-books, educational apps, Favorite resource Lists, and tips for setting up blogs and websites.      
60  Gizmos Science and Math Simulations - Explore Learning: http://www.explorelearning.com/index.cfm?method=cResource.dspDetail&ResourceID=514    
61  Interactive online simulations in science and math topics for use with students in grades 3–12. Search by grade & topic, state standard & textbook correlation. Each includes information for how to use it in the classroom & an accompanying student worksheet.      
62  Global Warming - Union of Concerned Scientists & Citizens: http://www.ucsusa.org/gulf/gcchallengeteachers.html    
63  Confronting climate change in the Gulf Coast Region curriculum.      
64  Globe Program: http://www.globe.gov    
65  The Global Learning & Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program is a worldwide hands-on, primary & secondary school-based science &education program. GLOBE's vision promotes & supports students, teachers & scientists to collaborate on inquiry-based investigations of the environment & the Earth system.      
66  Green Education Foundation: http://www.greeneducationfoundation.org/    
67  GEF provides curriculum and resources to K-12 students and teachers worldwide with the goal of challenging youth to think holistically and critically about global environmental concerns and solutions.      
68  Green Revolution Videos - National Science Foundation: http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/greenrevolution/    
69  The educational videos, each about five minutes long, feature scientists &engineers who are working to develop &improve the use of clean energy sources, new fuels, & other energy-related technologies. Each segment explores the research carried out by men & women at the forefront of discovery &innovation related to clean energy, as well as some of the basic science behind their work.      
70  Growing Up WILD: http://www.projectwild.org/GrowingUpWILD.htm    
71  An early childhood education program that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature & invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them.  Through a wide range of activities & experiences, Growing Up WILD provides an early foundation for developing positive impressions about the natural world &lifelong social & academic skills.      
72  Guidelines for Excellence (NAAEEP) http://www.naaee.org/npeee/materials.php    
73  Gulf of Mexico Program - EPA: http://www.epa.gov/gmpo/education/index.html    
74  Offers grade-specific lesson plans & other wetlands education materials.      
75  Hazardous Waste, Understanding of - EPA: http://www.epa.gov/superfund/students/clas_act/haz-ed/hazindex.htm    
76  Materials can be used as part of larger curriculum, as special stand-alone activities, or on an occasional basis to teach students about hazardous waste issues. Hazed is a compilation of interdisciplinary activities that focus on the often complicated & sometimes controversial scientific, technical, & policy issues related to hazardous waste sites & Superfund. It is designed to help students develop skills in critical thinking, problem solving, &decision making. It also increases environmental awareness & encourages an environmental ethic in students.      
77  Insect Appreciation Digest: http://www.cipm.info/Insectdigest/cover.pdf    
78  Everything that you ought to know about insects that your parents didn’t teach you.      
79  Journey North: http://www.learner.org/jnorth/    
80  Engages students in a global study of wildlife migration & seasonal change. K-12 students share field observations with classmates across North America. They track the coming of spring through migration patterns; the budding of plants; changing sunlight; & other natural events. Find migration maps, pictures, standards-based lesson plans, activities and information to help students make local observations & fit them into a global context.      
81  Learning Landscapes - Bureau of Land Management: http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/res/Education_in_BLM/Learning_Landscapes.html    
82  Showcases exciting events, opportunities, & resources on America’s Public Lands. Discover what the BLM has to offer to educators, students, visitors, partners and volunteers.      
83  Lessons on the Lake - Lake Pontchartrain Foundation: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1998/of98-805/lessons/    
84  An Educator's Guide to the Pontchartrain Basin is to educate students, grades 5-12, about the environmental importance of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin. It facilitates instruction for teachers, allows easy access to information on environmental issues surrounding the watershed, & captures the interests of students.      
85  Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR): http://www.dnr.louisiana.gov/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=462&pnid=0&nid=20    
86  DNR provides information dealing with an array of natural resources topics that may be of interest to teachers, researchers & students…& for the kids too!      
87  Louisiana Marine Education Resources (LaMER) - LA Sea Grant: http://www.lamer.lsu.edu/    
88  Provides a variety of formal & informal education materials on this Web site. Find accurate information about marine & aquatic ecosystems, as well as other topics, to help stimulate awareness of our close relationship to the environment.      
89  Louisiana Public Broadcasting CyberChannel: www.lpb.org/education    
90  Video service for Louisiana schools      
91  Louisiana Resource Center for Educators: http://www.lrce.org/    
92  The LRCE is dedicated to supporting innovation in education for students, teachers, administrators, higher education & families. LRCE houses a resource library of 55,000+ items which can be searched online. We are a shared resource center for educators in the public, private, parochial, charter, & home school sectors. Additionally, we provide workshops & training for Louisiana's educators, an alternative certification program, & more.      
93  Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) Educational Programs: http://www.lumcon.edu/education/default.asp    
94  LUMCON educational mission is concentrated within the Marine Education Program. It includes activities at the University, K-12 and Teacher, and Public Education levels to provide many audiences with field experiences & information about marine environments.      
95  Louisiana Wetland Education Coalition (LaWEC) - CWPPRA: http://www.lacoast.gov/education/index.htm    
96  Teacher resources, free stuff, videos, WaterMarks, Kid's Corner      
97  Lunar and Planetary Institute: http://www.lpi.usra.edu/education/resources/news/    
98  Workshops, events, resources, Earth &Space Science Newsletter, etc.      
99  NASA for educators: http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/index.html    
100  E-clips, space curriculum, STEM activities, teacher toolbox, career information, and much more.      
101  National Geographic: http://www.education.nationalgeographic.com/education/    
102  Teaching resources - multimedia, news, mapping, environmental literacy, etc.      
103  National Science Foundation: http://www.nsf.gov/news/classroom/    
104  Offers K–12 science lessons and web resources for teachers, students, and families. Choose from subject areas ranging from the Arctic to physics, and then use the materials to create lesson plans or At-home activities.      
105  National Wildlife Foundation: http://www.nwf.org/Get-outside/~/media/PDFs/Be%20Out%20There/Back%20to%20School%20full%20report.ashx    
106  Excellent report linking environmental education with psychological, cognitive, and educational outcomes.       
107  NOAA Education Resources: http://www.education.noaa.gov/    
108  Weather observations, watersheds, estuaries, ocean pollution, climate monitoring, and energy information      
109  North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE): http://www.eelink.net/pages/Teachers    
110  EE resources & links for teachers      
111  Nuclear Energy & Reactors - Scientific American: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=nuclear-energy-primer    
112  Relays basic understanding of      
113  Ocean for Life: One Ocean - National Marine Sanctuaries: http://www.sanctuaries.nos.noaa.gov/education/welcome.html    
114  Increases cultural understanding through ocean science by providing high quality, immersive ocean field studies & follow-on education programs to encourage students to discover common ground in marine science, conservation and how the ocean connects us all.      
115  PBS Learning Media http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/    
116  This new digital platform for preK–college educators offers more than 12,000 learning objects to supplement classroom curricula. The standards-aligned resources include videos, documents, images, and activities in mathematics, science, social studies, and other core subjects. With objects as diverse as a video clip exploring measurement with Curious George (K–2) to an audio podcast discussing climate change in Africa (grades 7–college), the website offers pertinent material for a wide audience.      
117  Project Learning Tree: http://www.plt.org/    
118  PLT is an award-winning environmental education program designed for teachers and other educators, parents, and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade 12.      
119  Project Wet: http://www.projectwet.org/    
120  The mission of Project WET is to reach children, parents, educators & communities of the world with water education. We invite you to join us in educating children about the most precious resource on the planet — water.      
121  Project WILD: http://www.projectwild.org/    
122  One of the most widely-used conservation & environmental education programs among educators of students in kindergarten through high school. It is based on the premise that young people and educators have a vital interest in learning about our natural world. Emphasizing wildlife because of its intrinsic value, Project WILD addresses the need for human beings to develop as responsible citizens of our planet.      
123  Rand McNally Resources: http://education.randmcnally.com/education/resources/tips.jsp?page=science    
124  K–12 teachers can access tips &activities to enhance their science, geography, social studies, reading, & math lessons. Students in grades 6–12 can conduct activities like Ocean Currents or Latitude: Climate and Seasons. Online maps and geography briefs with background information are also available.      
125  Schoolyard Habitats - National Wildlife Federation: http://www.nwf.org/schoolyard    
126  Garden for wildlife - assists schools in developing outdoor classrooms, where educators &students learn how to attract & support local wildlife. These wildlife habitats become places where students not only learn about wildlife species and ecosystems, but also outdoor classrooms where they hone their academic skills & nurture their innate curiosity and creativity.      
127  Super Fund for Students & Teachers - EPA: http://www.epa.gov/superfund/students/index.htm    
128  Designed to educate students & teachers about Superfund & hazardous waste. Included are classroom activities, frequently asked questions, information on environmental education and grants, and more!      
129  Teachers’ Domain: http://www.teachersdomain.org    
130  Digital media for the classroom & professional development      
131  Temperate Forest Foundation’s Teacher Resources: http://www.forestinfo.org/Teachers    
132  Committed to educating the public about sustainable forest resources & their effect on people & quality of life. We feel that the most effective way to do that is to educate the teachers who will be teaching future generations of citizens, voters, and policy makers to make informed decisions about sustainable forestry issues.      
133  Toxicology Testing Activity (PDF link): http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/assets/docs_p_z/blackworms-alcohol.pdf    
134  This classroom experiment from the National Institute of Environmental Health Science presents a model for toxicity testing in organisms. Targeted for students in grades 6–12, the experiment introduces basic concepts of toxicology through observing the effects of a toxicant (ethanol) on the behavior of California blackworms. Background information, laboratory instructions, discussion questions, and experiment variations are included.      
135  Tree Identification - University of Maryland & Smithsonian Institution http://newsdesk.si.edu/releases/computer-science-and-biology-come-together-make-tree-identification-snap    
136  The world’s first plant identification mobile app using visual search—Leafsnap. This electronic field guide allows users to identify tree species simply by taking a photograph of the tree’s leaves. In addition to the species name, Leafsnap provides  high-resolution photographs and information about the tree’s flowers, fruit, seeds and bark—giving the user a comprehensive understanding of the species      
137  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: http://www.fws.gov/educators/educators.html    
138  For formal and non-formal educators, it includes links to Boy Scout and Girl Scout recognition certificates, curriculum resources and activities, community service projects, professional development opportunities, & background information.      
139  Universe, Windows to: http://www.windows2universe.org    
140  Brought to you by the National Earth Science Teachers Association      
141  Virtual Field Trips - Science Companion: http://www.sciencecompanion.com/samples/virtual-field-trips-from-science-companion    
142  Find extensive science lesson plans and virtual field trips for PreK-6 students.      
143  Wetlands: Teaching Marsh - Center for Coastal Resources Management: http://www.ccrm.vims.edu/wetlands/teaching_marsh/index.html    
144  The Teaching Marsh Website is part of the Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) in Gloucester Point, Virginia.      
145         
146  For Students      
147  Audubon Nature Institute: www.auduboninstitute.org/educators    
148  These pages are filled with activities about birds & other animals, and much more.      
149  CalSky Celestial Observer: http://www.calsky.com/cs.cgi    
150  Middle &high school educators will find data about the sky & the objects in it at the CalSky website. Visitors create a user profile according to their level of astronomy knowledge, and then click on a tab at the top of the page to access data about the celestial object of their choice, including the Sun, Moon, planets, comets, asteroids, meteors, deep sky, or satellites.      
151  EEK! Environmental Education for Kids - LA Department of Natural Resources http://dnr.wi.gov/org/caer/ce/eek/    
152  Energy Kids - U.S. Energy Information Administration: http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energy.cfm?page=nuclear_home-basics    
153  Basic understandings of nuclear energy and reactors      
154  Environmental Inquiry: http://www.ei.cornell.edu    
155  Authentic Scientific Research for High School Students      
156  Environmental Protection Agency - new student website: http://www.epa.gov/students/    
157  EPA has revamped their kids, teachers, students and high school websites into a one stop shop for our users.      
158  Envirothon: http://www.envirothon.org    
159  North America's largest high school environmental education competition      
160  Especially for Kids! - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service http://www.fws.gov/kids/    
161  Estuary Live: http://www.earthlive.org/tv/index_tv.htm    
162  Video clips educating students on topics related to estuaries - native & invasive species, habitat, pollutants, water quality, formation of, much, much more      
163  Famous US Landmarks Kid's Guide http://www.partsgeek.com/parts/famous_us_landmarks.html    
164  Food Safety Website: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/food-safety-education    
165  U.S. Department of Agriculture site features food safety information for K–college students & teachers. It includes booklets, puzzles and word searches, activity downloads, curriculum materials, articles, & other resources to introduce safe food practices.      
166  Journey North: http://www.learner.org/jnorth/    
167  Engages students in a global study of wildlife migration & seasonal change. K-12 students share their own field observations with classmates across North America. They track the coming of spring through the migration patterns of monarch butterflies, robins, hummingbirds, whooping cranes, gray whales, bald eagles— & other birds and mammals; the budding of plants; changing sunlight; & other natural events.      
168  Just for Kids - U.S. Department of the Interior http://www.doi.gov/whatwedo/youth/index.cfm    
169  Khan Academy: http://www.khanacademy.org/    
170  With a library of over 2,400 videos covering everything from arithmetic to science, finance, and history and 125 practice exercises, we're on a mission to help you learn whatever you want, whenever you want, at your own pace.      
171  Kids Corner - CWPPRA http://www.lacoast.gov/new/Ed/KidsCorner/Default.aspx    
172  Kids for Saving Earth (Elementary) http://www.kidsforsavingearth.org    
173  Maggie’s Earth Adventures http://www.missmaggie.org    
174  Nab the Aquatic Invader – SIGNIS interactive game http://www.iiseagrant.org/NabInvader/    
175  NASA Station Spacewalk Game: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/3d_resources/station_spacewalk_game.html    
176  Players in grades 5–8 are virtual astronauts on the International Space Station. Students earn “badges” for completing missions & exploring the station. They can learn how the station is assembled, take a spacewalk to bring station communications back online, or help tiny satellites on the station called Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites (SPHERES) fly in formation so they can someday be used remotely to help astronauts handle tasks. The game incorporates graphics from real NASA missions and 3-D models.      
177  NASA student page http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/index.html    
178  National Geographic: http://www.education.nationalgeographic.com/education/st/?ar_a=4    
179  Make a contour map, watch videos, BioBlitz education,online library      
180  NOAA's Sea Turtles & the Quest to Nest Game: http://www.games.noaa.gov/seaturtle/welcome.html    
181  Loggerhead sea turtles are listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.  The game's mission is to help students understand how they can help protect turtles and their habitat.      
182  Podcasting Tutorial: http://www.guidesandtutorials.com/podcasting-tutorial.html    
183  Learn how to create and publish your very own podcast quickly and easily!      
184  Science News For Kids (SNK) http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/    
185  Life's mysteries are explored in Science News for Kids (SNK), an award-winning online publication dedicated to children 9–14, their parents, and their teachers.      
186  Spigot Science Magazine on Sound: http://www.spigotsciencemag.com/    
187  Aimed at students in grades 4–9, this online magazine develops connections between science & reading through theme-based issues. Membership is free and provides access to all issues.      
188  Student Center - EPA http://www.epa.gov/students/index.html    
189  Tox Mystery (Grades 2-6) chemical hazards in the home http://toxmystery.nlm.nih.gov/    
190  Tox Town (Grades 7-adult) toxic chemical and environmental health http://www.toxtown.nlm.nih.gov    
191  USDA's Discover the Forest: http://www.fs.usda.gov/conservationeducation    
192  Aims to inspire tweens (aged 8-12) & their parents to re-connect with nature, experiencing it first-hand. Brings to life the joy & excitement kids have when they discover the wonders of nature, helping create interest in their environment & a lifelong relationship with it.      
193  Water Life Game - NOAA: http://www.games.noaa.gov/oscar/    
194  A virtual game for students in grades 5–8 takes place in an unhealthy ecosystem in an estuary on the west coast of the United States. Students learn about food webs, the factors for producing healthy estuaries, & the reasons estuaries are essential to ocean life & humans. Information also presented about marine science careers & National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s role in protecting estuaries, & ideas for getting involved in estuary protection.      
195  Which Microbe Are You? http://cmore.soest.hawaii.edu/education/kidskorner/microbe_quiz.htm    
196  A series of quizzes introduces K–12 students to the microorganisms living in the sea. Students click on one of two grade-level quizzes (grades K–5 or grades six and higher) & answer question pairs to determine their microbe personality. Teachers can access the dichotomous key and relationship trees used in creating the microbe personality quiz.      
197         
198  For the General Public      
199  Audubon Institute: http://www.auduboninstitute.org    
200  Offers families tips, games, & opportunities to promote the enjoyment of the natural world.      
201  Aquatic Invasive Species - Minnesota Sea Grant http://www.seagrant.umn.edu/ais/    
202  BP Oil Spill – National Science Foundation http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=120962&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc    
203  For those following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, NSF released an update on the composition of the deep plume associated with the spill.  Interesting technology and a compelling read.      
204  Climate Change - EPA: http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/index.html    
205  Sea level rise reports and many other resources can be located here. This site provides an exhaustive list of publications on climate change sea level rise, particularly its effects on the United States.      
206  Climate Connections - NPR & National Geographic: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/climateconnections    
207  How we are shaping climate. How climate is shaping us. Information on ice melts, greenhouse gases, maps, temperature change, etc.      
208  Climate Research - National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) http://www.ncar.ucar.edu/research/climate    
209  Coast 2050: http://www.coast2050.gov    
210  A final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (FPEIS) &the final Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA), Louisiana - Ecosystem Restoration Study, which identifies the most critical natural & human ecological needs of coastal Louisiana and develops & recommends a near-term program of cost-effective projects to address these needs, are now available.      
211  Earth Day Network: http://www.earthday.org/    
212  Mission is to broaden, diversify & activate the environmental movement worldwide, driving action year-round through a combination of education, public policy, & consumer campaigns.      
213  Eco-Friendlier Aerosol: http://www.aerosolproducts.org/capco-press-releases/23-capco-enhances-website.html    
214  The Consumer Aerosol Products Council has updated its collection of resources to help teachers of grades 4–9 dispel misconceptions about aerosol product use, such as the idea that aerosol cans cannot be recycled. The Aerosol Adventure Kit contains 10 lesson plans and five labs about the topic. A 10-minute video, Another Awesome Aerosol Adventure, produced by the Beakman’s World television series, describes how aerosol technology works. The site links to EcoAerosols.com, an interactive website that answers questions about aerosols and the environment.       
215  Eco IQ (Aligning Economics & Ecology): http://www.ecoiq.com    
216  An online journal dedicated to the creation of a future that works.      
217  Endangered Species Program - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service http://www.fws.gov/endangered/    
218  Envirolink: http://www.envirolink.org    
219  A non-profit organization which has been providing access to thousands of online environmental resources since 1991.      
220  Environment Directory http://www.webdirectory.com    
221  Environment of the U.S. http://www.nationalatlas.gov/environment.html    
222  Environmental Concern: http://www.wetland.org    
223  Dedicated to working with all aspects of wetlands; the most productive and fascinating ecosystems in the world. Now in our 39th year of providing wetland services in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed & beyond, we continue to broaden our partnership efforts.      
224  Environmental Diseases, A – Z - National Institute of Environmental Health Services http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/atoz/    
225  Environmental Education Resources - EPA http://www.epa.gov/enviroed/resources.html    
226  Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Watch http://www.ncddc.noaa.gov/hypoxia/    
227  Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) http://www.ipcc.ch    
228  International Migratory Bird Day http://www.birdday.org    
229  Invasive Species Interactive Map - Tulane/Xavier Universities http://is.cbr.tulane.edu/InvasiveSpecies.html    
230  Louisiana Coastal Area Ecosystem Restoration Study http://www.lca.gov    
231  Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF): http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/category/page/education    
232  Become a volunteer instructor      
233  Marsh Creation Video - CWPPRA: http://lacoast.gov/ocmc/MailContent.aspx?ID=1378    
234  The video highlights the East Marsh Island Marsh Creation project while sharing basic information about using sediment in re-establishing & re-creating healthy wetland ecosystems. Through the use of sediments & hydrology, new marsh is being created where standing water once was.  CWPPRA project managers &scientists explain & demonstrate the process of the rebirth of this once lost marsh.      
235  Marsh Mission: http://www.marshmission.com/    
236  An artistic educational journey into the vanishing wetlands of Louisiana. It will chronicle the activities of naturalist-photographer C.C. Lockwood & landscape artist Rhea Gary as they explore the coastal marshland to bring attention to an under recognized crisis affecting not only Louisiana but all of the United States.      
237  Mississippi-Atchafalaya River Basin - EPA: http://water.epa.gov/type/watersheds/named/msbasin/marb.cfm    
238  History, facts, relatedlinks      
239  National Geographic on Environment: http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/?source=NavEnvHome    
240  Energy, fresh water, global warming, habitats, natural disasters, the ocean, green guide, newsletters      
241  National Hurricane Center - NOAA: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov    
242  For the latest on tropical disturbances, hurricane history,huricane preparedness, etc.      
243  National Marine Sanctuaries: http://www.sanctuaries.noaa.gov    
244  Here you'll discover the marine life & extradinary habitats that make up your nation's marine sanctuaries & our continuing efforts to conserve these ocean & coastal treasures.      
245  National Science Foundation's Science Nation http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/marshescoasts.jsp    
246  Article on Marshes and Sea Level Rise      
247  Non-Point Source Pollution http://www.protectingwater.com    
248  PLANTS Database - USDA: http://www.plants.usda.gov/    
249  Provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.      
250  Reflections on Chandeleur http://www.laseagrant.org/lighthouse/index.html    
251  StormSmart Coasts Network: Louisiana http://www.la.stormsmartcoasts.org    
252  Tropical Weather: Weather Underground http://www.wunderground.com/tropical/?index_region=at    
253  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Sustainablity in Action http://www.usace.army.mil/Missions/Sustainability/GoingGreenCampaign.aspx    
254  U.S. Geological Survey: http://education.usgs.gov/    
255  Provides scientific information intended to help educate the public about natural resources, natural hazards, geospatial data, &issues that affect our quality of life. Discover selected online resources, including lessons, data, maps, & more, to support teaching, learning, education (K-12), & university-level inquiry and research.      
256  U.S. Global Change Research Program: http://www.globalchange.gov    
257  Integrating federal research & solutions for climate & global change      
258  Water News - EPA http://water.epa.gov/    
259  Water Shedss: http://www.water.ncsu.edu/watershedss    
260  A Decision Support System for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control      
261  World in the Balance - NOVA: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/worldbalance    
262  Investigates the impact of forces that are radically changing populations in both rich & poor nations.      
263         
264  Maps, Images      
265  Earthshots: Satellite Images of Environmental Change (USGS) http://earthshots.usgs.gov/    
266  Gulf Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) http://www.rsmas.miami.edu/    
267  Gulf of Mexico Data Atlas http://www.ncddc.noaa.gov/website/DataAtlas/atlas.htm    
268  NASA – Visible Earth http://www.visibleearth.nasa.gov/    
269  U.S. Geological Survey http://www.usgs.gov    
270  University Corporation for Atmospheric Research http://www.ucar.edu/news/features/climatechange/multimedia.jsp    
271  WETMAAP http://www.wetmaap.org    
272         

2. Government Entities

  A B C D
1 ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES      
2 1.   Educational Resources      
A.   For Teachers/Educators      
B.   For Students      
C.   For the General Public      
D.   Maps, Images      
       
2.   Government Entities      
A.   Local/Area Specific      
10  B.   State      
11  C.   Federal      
12         
13  3.   Environmental Organizations/Associations      
14  A.   Local/Area Specific      
15  B.   State      
16  C.   National      
17         
18  Government      
19  Local/Area Specific      
20  LaCoast - Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, & Restoration Act (CWPPRA): http://www.lacoast.gov    
21  Contains information and links relating to restoration projects in coastal Louisiana. The site is funded through the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) and is hosted by the USGS National Wetlands Research Center.      
22  Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) - Atchafalaya Basin Program: http://www.dnr.louisiana.gov/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=494&pnid=0&nid=273     
23  Created to conserve, restore, and enhance the natural habitat of the basin. The Atchafalaya Basin is the nation’s largest river swamp, containing almost one million acres of our nation’s most significant bottomland hardwoods, swamps, bayous, and back-water lakes      
24  Louisiana Sea Grant: http://www.laseagrant.org    
25  Louisiana Sea Grant College Program works to promote stewardship of the state’s coastal resources through a combination of research, education and outreach programs critical to the cultural, economic and environmental health of Louisiana’s coastal zone.      
26  Louisiana Wetlands Education Program – Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences http://www.pies.uno.edu/education/index.htm    
27  Mississippi River Watershed http://www.umesc.usgs.gov/spatial-tech/images/lleake_5003539-map.gif    
28         
29  Louisiana      
30  Department of Agriculture & Forestry (LDAF) http://www.ldaf.state.la.us    
31  Department of Culture, Recreation, & Tourism http://www.crt.louisiana.gov/    
32  Department of Education (LDOE) http://www.louisianaschools.net    
33  Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) http://www.deq.louisiana.gov    
34  Department of Health & Hospitals (DHH) http://www.dhh.state.la.us    
35  Department of Natural Resources (DNR) http://www.dnr.louisiana.gov    
36  Department of Wildlife &Fisheries (LDWF) http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov    
37  Governor's Office of Coastal Activities http://www.goca.state.la.us    
38  Louisiana State University AgCenter (LSU Ag) http://www.lsuagcenter.com/    
39  Office of the Governor http://www.gov.state.la.us/    
40         
41  Federal      
42  Council on Environmental Quality: http://www.whitehouse.gov/ceq    
43  Coordinates Federal environmental efforts and works closely with agencies and other White House offices in the development of environmental policies and initiatives. CEQ was established within the Executive Office of the President by Congress as part of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and additional responsibilities were provided by the Environmental Quality Improvement Act of 1970.      
44  National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) http://www.noaa.gov    
45  National Science Foundation (NSF) http://www.nsf.gov    
46  National Wetlands Research Center (NWRL): http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov    
47  Source and clearinghouse of science information about wetlands in the United States and the world for fellow agencies, private entities, academia, and the public at large.      
48  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) - New Orleans District http://www.mvn.usace.army.mil    
49  U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome    
50  U.S. Department of Interior: Minerals Management Service (MMS) http://www.mms.gov    
51  U.S. Department of Interior: http://www.doi.gov    
52  Protects America’s natural resources and heritage, honors our cultures and tribal communities, & supplies the energy to power our future.      
53  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) http://www.epa.gov    
54  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) http://www.fws.gov    
55  U.S. Geological Survey http://www.usgs.gov/    
56  USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) – Louisiana http://www.la.nrcs.usda.gov    
57         

3. Organizations & Associations

  A B C D
1 ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES      
2 1.   Educational Resources      
A.   For Teachers/Educators      
B.   For Students      
C.   For the General Public      
D.   Maps, Images      
       
2.   Government Entities      
A.   Local/Area Specific      
10  B.   State      
11  C.   Federal      
12         
13  3.   Environmental Organizations/Associations      
14  A.   Local/Area Specific      
15  B.   State      
16  C.   National      
17         
18  Environmental Organizations/Associations      
19  Local/Area Specific      
20  Acadiana Resource Conservation & Development Council http://www.acadianarcd.com/    
21  Audubon Nature Institute: http://www.auduboninstitute.org    
22  New Orleans Zoo, Aquarium, Insectarium & Entergy IMAX Theater      
23  Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program: http://www.btnep.org/BTNEP/home.aspx    
24  The program's charter is to develop a coalition of government, private, and commercial interests for the preservation of the Barataria & Terrebonne basins by: identifying problems, assessing trends, designing pollution control, developing resource management strategies, recommending corrective actions, & seeking implementation commitments. A variety of quality educational materials are located on this site.      
25  Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana http://www.crcl.org    
26  Lake Ponchartrain Foundation http://www.saveourlake.org    
27  Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) http://www.lumcon.edu    
28  Restore or Retreat http://www.restoreorretreat.org    
29         
30  Louisiana      
31  Keep Louisiana Beautiful http://www.keeplouisianabeautiful.org/    
32  Louisiana Environmental Education Association http://louisianaenvironmentaleducation.org/    
33  Louisiana Science Teachers Association http://www.lsta.info    
34  Louisiana Wildlife Federation http://www.lawildlifefed.org    
35         
36  National      
37  American Rivers: http://www.americanrivers.org/    
38  Is the leading conservation organization standing up for healthy rivers so communities can thrive.  American Rivers protects and restores the nation's rivers and the clean water that sustains people, wildlife, and nature.       
39  Bird Education Network: http://www.birdeducation.org    
40  Provides educators working in the field of bird conservation with a variety of new tools and strategies they can employ to be more effective.      
41  Environmental Education & Training Partnership http://www.eetap.org/    
42  Gulf of Mexico Alliance: http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org    
43  Partnership of the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas, with the goal of significantly increasing regional collaboration to enhance the ecological and economic health of the Gulf of Mexico.      
44  Gulf Restoration Network (GRN): http://www.healthygulf.org/    
45  Network of environmental, social justice, and citizen’s groups and individuals committed to restoring the Gulf of Mexico to an ecologically and biologically sustainable condition.      
46  Keep America Beautiful: http://www.kab.org    
47  Combines education with hands-on stewardship to make America’s communities cleaner, greener, safer, and more livable.      
48  National Environmental Education Advancement Project (NEEAP): http://www.uwsp.edu/cnr/neeap    
49  Supports the development and expansion of quality environmental education programs through a variety of state and local capacity building efforts. Many NEEAP efforts encourage the development and implementation of Comprehensive Environmental Education Programs at the state and local levels.      
50  National Environmental Education Foundation http://www.neefusa.org    
51  National Marine Educators Association http://www.marine-ed.org/    
52  National Science Teachers Association http://www.nsta.org    
53  National Wildlife Federation (NWF) http://www.nwf.org    
54  Nature Conservancy http://www.nature.org    
55  North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) http://www.naaee.org    
56  Sierra Club http://www.sierraclub.org    
57  Society of Environmental Journalists http://www.sej.org    
58  Southern Association of Marine Educators http://www.lamer.lsu.edu/same/index.htm    
59  Temperate Forest Foundation: http://www.forestinfo.org    
60  The mission of the Temperate Forest Foundation is to empower the public with a better understanding of the issues and options surrounding the conservation and development of natural resources.      

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