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Environmental Conservation Education
This guide brings together useful resources on environmental conservation education.
NIEHS strives to conduct and support the very best environmental health sciences in alignment with real-world public health needs, and to translate science findings into knowledge that can inform real-life individual and public health outcomes.
The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure the United States' security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.
The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment. It translates environmental law into regulations, or sets national standards that states and tribes enforce through their own regulations.
The National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) provides access to global environmental data and information from satellites and other sources to promote and protect the Nation's security, environment, economy, and quality of life.
NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) is responsible for preserving, monitoring, assessing, and providing public access to the Nation's treasure of geophysical data and information.
The U.S. Geological Survey provides science about the natural hazards that threaten lives and livelihoods, the water, energy, minerals, and other natural resources we rely on, the health of our ecosystems and environment, and the impacts of climate and land-use change.
The U.S. Geological Survey collects information needed to understand the Nation's water resources, and provides access to water data, publications, and maps, as well as to recent water projects and events.
Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Publishing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC's Congressional Research Service.
Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional organization enhancing knowledge and expertise by providing a neutral forum for information exchange, professional development, networking opportunities, public education, and outreach. A&WMA promotes global environmental responsibility and increases the effectiveness of organizations to make critical decisions that benefit society.
The American Museum of Natural History created the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation (CBC) to contribute its extensive scientific and educational resources to the conservation of the great variety of life in all its forms and the essential interactions among them—our planet’s biodiversity. The CBC transforms knowledge—from diverse sources and perspectives, and spanning areas of scientific research as well as traditional and local knowledge—into conservation action.
Ecological Society of America (ESA) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of scientists founded to: promote ecological science by improving communication among ecologists; raise the public’s level of awareness of the importance of ecological science; increase the resources available for the conduct of ecological science; and ensure the appropriate use of ecological science in environmental decision making by enhancing communication between the ecological community and policy-makers.
GrowNYC's mission is to improve New York City's quality of life through environmental programs that transform communities block by block and empower all New Yorkers to secure a clean and healthy environment for future generations.
The LES Ecology Center has pioneered community-based models in urban sustainability since 1987. It provides unique e-waste and composting services, environmental stewardship opportunities, and educational programming to all New Yorkers who want to learn about environmental issues and take responsibility for creating solutions through action.
National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) advances informed environmental policy- and decision-making through science. Our work and programs include interdisciplinary research, scientific assessment, information dissemination, training, and curriculum development.
The NatureServe Network empowers people to sustain biodiversity by making sure everyone has access to the knowledge they need to be better stewards of our shared lands and waters. It serves as an authoritative source of comprehensive, decision-quality biodiversity data.
NYSOEA is a New York State non-profit, all volunteer organization supporting outdoor and environmental education, outdoor recreation, and interpretive services. It is a is a professional organization that promotes interdisciplinary life-long learning in, for, and about the outdoors and seeks to inspire appreciation of the environment by all people.
The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute plays a role in the Smithsonian’s global efforts to save wildlife species from extinction and train future generations of conservationists. SCBI spearheads research programs and SCBI scientists tackle some of today’s most complex conservation challenges by applying and sharing what they learn about animal behavior and reproduction, ecology, genetics, migration and conservation sustainability.
EnviroLink is a grassroots online community that unites hundreds of organizations and volunteers around the world with millions of people in almost every country in the world. EnviroLink is dedicated to providing comprehensive, up-to-date environmental information and news.
The OASIS website provides the richest source of community maps for New York City – free and all in one place online. OASIS is guided by a collaborative partnership of almost 60 greening groups, educators, individuals, businesses, nonprofits, and public agencies who use online mapping technology to help sustain the city’s open spaces and visualize the nexus between community greening and broader urban planning issues.
The Tree of Life Web Project (ToL) is a collaborative effort of biologists and nature enthusiasts from around the world. The project provides information about biodiversity, the characteristics of different groups of organisms, and their evolutionary history.