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INDEX

National and International Links

Regional Listings

Organization

Water Resources

Forests

Environmental Studies Programs in the Region

Other Links

LINKS

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LINKS

Greenpeace's comprehensive list of links
WWW Virtual Environmental Library
Endangered Species Program - a site maintained by Fish and Wildlife Service devoted to all aspects of Endangered Species: listings, proposals, the 1973 Act.
Environment and Development - websites focusing on sustainability and development.
Biodiversity sites - a global listing from Australia.
US House and Senate Addresses - After visiting the above sites you might feel moved to send an email to the representatives listed here.
ENN - The Environmental News Network.
Sustaining Marine Fisheries - A prepublication report.
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy- From Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

REGIONAL LISTINGS

Cascades Volcano Observatory - from the United States Geological Survey.
Cascadia - the bioregional website from Cascadia.
King County's Hazardous Waste Management Program
Earth Island Institute - Innovative Action for the Environment.
Seattle Office of Sustainability and Environment - Based in Seattle - good regional links.
Northwest Trek - The Home Page of Northwest Trek Wildlife Park in Eatonville, WA. Good links also to zoos and wildlife parks.
Hanford Health Information Network - the site for all information on Hanford radiation releases and health effects; links to archives from the 1940s and 50s.
High Country News - the chronicle of the changing west, and all on line.
Sightline Institute - based in Seattle, base for Alan Durning and creative steps towards regional sustainability.
Pacific Northwest Labs - Battelle's Pacific Northwest Lab's Environmental Sustainability Program.
Save our Wild Salmon - returning salmon by restoring rivers
Wildfire - the home of Wildfire magazine, with links to regional, national and international wildland fire links
Wild Salmon Center - Protecting the last, best wild salmon ecosystems of the Pacific Rim
Wolf Haven International- This site, based in Tenino, Washington, brings you up to the minute information on wolves, especially the reintroduction program.


AGENCIES AND ORGANIZATIONS

Army Corps of Engineers.
Bonneville Power Administration.
Boise Cascade Corporation.
Bureau of Land Management.
Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project.
Natural Resources Conservation Service.
U.S. Department of Energy - Hanford.
U.S. Forest Service.

WATER RESOURCES

Water Resources of the United States - Take a look at the wide range of monitoring, assessment, and research activities conducted by the USGS to help understand and protect the quality of our drinking-water resources.

USGS Water Resources of Oregon

USGS Water Resources of Washington State

Washington State Salmon Recovery Homepage-The Salmon office’s role is to coordinate and produce a statewide salmon strategy, assist in the development of regional salmon recovery plans, and submit the strategy and plans to the federal government.

Wild Salmonid Policy- Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service- "Conserving the Nature of America"

National Wetlands Inventory Center- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Watershed Planning Home Page- from the Washington Department of Ecology.  New and Pertinent Information to Local Watershed Planning Efforts

Walla Walla Basin Watershed Council- fostering cooperation and education among all parties with interests in the Walla Walla River Basin Watershed in Oregon.

American Water Works Association- "Dedicated to Safe Drinking Water"

Water Quality Association - The Water Quality Association is the international trade association representing the household, commercial, industrial, and small community water treatment industry.  

USGS National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program - The NAWQA program is designed to describe the status and trends in the quality of the Nation's ground and surface-water resources and to provide a sound understanding of the natural and human factors that affect the quality of these resources.

Water Quality Report - From the EPA's Office of Water this is a water quality report by State.

Bureau of Reclamation- Managing water in the American West

Surf Your Watershed- A service to help you locate, use, and share environmental information about your place.

Hydrology Web - Hydrology Web is a site that hosts a comprehensive list of links to Hydrology and related Hydrology resources.

El Nino Theme Page- provided by NOAA for information on El Nino and La Nina

GLIN-Great Lakes Information Network

Oceanic - The Ocean Information Center - Provided by the Graduate College of Marine Studies 

Ocean Planet - Smithsonian Institution

NOAA Homepage - resource for weather news and information

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency- "to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment"

International Rivers Network - Linking human rights and environmental protection

 

FORESTS

American Forests - Global relief
FSEE - Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics.
Rainforest Action Network.

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES PROGRAMS IN THE REGION

Duke University School of the Environment - Whitman participates in a 3-2 program with Duke.
The Evergreen State College - graduate programs.
Huxley College of Environmental Studies - Bellingham, Washington.
University of Idaho - Program in Environmental Science.
University of Oregon at Eugene.
Portland State University - Environmental Sciences and Resources Program
The Institute for a Sustainable Environment - at the University of Oregon.
National Institute for the Environment.

OTHER LYNX

Connecting With Nature - a focus on ecopsychology.
Environmental Emergencies - information and response data provided by the World Conservation Service.
Greennet - the network connecting the environment, peace, and human rights.
Pesticide Action Network - for North America.
What's the world's population right now? - rapid updates, and U.S. population figures too.
El Nino Southern Oscillation Information Link

Environmental Studies Home Page

Whitman College Home Page