Links to a Variety of Aquatic Conservation Resources

Aquatic Conserv. || Environ. NGO's || Gov't Orgs || Environ. Ed.

Aquatic Conservation Groups

Michigan Watershed links. A comprehensive link set of links from Dr. Geoffrey Habron at Michigan State University and the MDR.

The River Network. Support for river and watershed advocates.

American Rivers. National river conservation organization working on multiple issues, including hydropower reform, river protection legislation, improved floodplain management, and other river stewardship i ssues.

American Whitewater Affiliation. News on river management plans and efforts to protect high-quality whitewater streams throughout the U.S.

Center for Marine Conservation. Organization dedicated to the maintenance of marine health through the promotion of sound marine policy based on hard science.

Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Education and field research aimed at managing growth and development in the Bay watershed.

Great Lakes Natural Resource Center. In depth information about watershed protection tools and efforts in the Great Lakes region.

International Rivers Network. Information for activists and researchers concerned with preserving and restoring rivers and their ecosystems.

Issak Walton League.

Water Environment Federation. International educational and technical organization of water quality experts dedicated to protecting the global water environment.

Wild Salmon. Information provided by a coalition working to restore the declining numbers of wild salmon in the Pacific Northwest.

Trout Unlimited. An organization of "conservation minded anglers" dedicated to protecting and restoring the streams and rivers providing habitat for trout and salmon.

Volunteer monitoring Kentucky Water Watch maintains a helpful compendium of volunteer monitoring links.

The Watershed Management Council

Environmental NGO's

The Nature Conservancy

American Fisheries Society

American Society of Icthyologists and Herpetologists

Environmental Defense Fund

Natural Resources Defense Council

Governmental Organizations

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. In depth information on the programs managed by the USFWS.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Information on NOAA programs.

The National Park Service
NPS - Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

U.S. Geological Service
Environmental Education

Global Rivers Environmental Education Network. Coordination for local efforts in watershed education and sustainability.

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators

NASA's Middle School Earth Science Explorer

NCEET National Consortium for Environmental Education and Training.

Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Information on programs at "one of the oldest and largest centers for marine science research and graduate training in the world."

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Last updated November 22, 2004
 J.D. Allan, School of Natural Resources & Environment
University of Michigan