River Links

Big River. Come visit the monthly newsletter of the Upper Mississippi. http://www.big-river.com/ 

The Environmental News Network- Breaking environmental news. http://enn.com/

Interactive Learning Sites 

Center for International Earth Science Information Network- CIESIN was established in 1989 as a non-profit, non-governmental organization to provide information that would help scientists, decision-makers, and the public better understand their changing world. CIESIN is the World Data Center A (WDC-A) for Human Interactions in the Environment. (Highly recommended) http://www.ciesin.org/

EPA's Surf Your Watershed. Locate, get information, link to, scan an index of indicators, and adopt your own watershed. http://www.epa.gov/surf/ 


Free Educational Games for Kids. Learning science teaches kids problem-solving and critical thinking skills, and can inspire them to want to make the world a better place through innovation and advanced understanding. Nothing can replace hands-on experiments, but for those times when you can’t build a model volcano in the living room, these highly educational games come in at a close second place.
http://www.freestuffandsamples.com/newestsamplesblog/free-educational-games-kids/

Kids for Saving Earth, Earth Saving Kids Planet. KSE's goal is to help protect the Earth through kids and adults like you. We want to educate and inspire you to 0participate in Earth-saving actions. http://www.kidsforsavingearth.org/ 

USGS Current Hydrological Conditions. This site provides access to current river levels at gaging stations throughout the US accessible by clickable map.  http://h2o.usgs.gov/public/realtime.html 

Ask-A-Geologist. E-mail your questions about rivers and receive the answer from an actual geologists. http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/docs/ask-a-ge.html 

The Museum of Rivers Education Resources. This site will take you on an environmental education trip to the rivers and waters resources. http://tess.uis.edu/www/environmentaled/framelinks/Rivers/
2museumofrivers.html

River Curriculums 

Rivers Online. This is a special effort being launched to invite other schools to participate in the sharing of information and resources in projects relating to the study of rivers. http://rol.freenet.columbus.oh.us/index.html 

GREEN - Global Rivers Environmental Education Network. http://www.igc.apc.org/green/index.html 

Where the Rivers Begin. Come learn about the CD-ROM education exploration of the rivers and forest of Mount Rainier National Park. The program provides an opportunity to learn about glaciers, glacial rivers and adjacent old-growth forests. http://www.halcyon.com/rdpayne/wtrb.html 

Students Studying Rivers 

Vermont Rivers Project. Using the river as a classroom to focus on aquatic biology. View the database, learn about the project, learn about the sites, read about recent news, and much, much more. http://dauntless.smcvt.edu/vt_rivers/splash.html 

The River Conservation Program. This includes several river education projects that raise awareness about the value of rivers and the resources they support. http://water.dnr.state.sc.us/water/envaff/river/
educate/rivedu.html
 

Michigan Watershed Links, from the Michigan Dept. of environmental Quality. This page highlights links to Michigan watershed education sites. http://www.deq.state.mi.us/swq/watershd/links.htm

Connecticut River Education Initiative. The CREI consists of a unique consortium of non-profit educational institutions from four New England states working together to establish a broad spectrum of educational resources. http://www.wgby.org/crei/

Conservation Organizations and Resources 

American Heritage Rivers Initiative. This initiative was announced by President Clinton in his State of the Union Address to revitalize our waterfronts and clean up pollution. http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/heritage/rivers.html 

California's River Assessment. A special program of the California State Resources Agency developed in collaboration with federal, state, and local agencies, and private organizations. http://endeavor.des.ucdavis.edu/cara/ 

International Rivers Network. The Network focuses on linking human rights and environmental protection. In addition, it provides information on river campaigns. http://www.irn.org/ 

American Rivers. Dedicated to protecting America's rivers. http://www.amrivers.org/

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Check out the link to lakes, rivers and streams. http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/ 

Real People, Real Places: A Guide to Ecosystem-based Works-in-Progress Around Minnesota. This is a project of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' Division of Ecosystem Based Management. http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/ebm/ebm_works 

Canadian Heritage River. The first Canadian Heritage River to be designated was the French (1986). Today, 28 rivers from across Canada are included in the System, totaling over 6000 km. http://www.voyageur.carleton.ca/chrs/chrs.html 

The Mississippi River Research Consortium (MRRC) homepage. MRRC members are scientists, river managers, teachers, students, and individuals from private business and the general public who want to encourage both pure and applied research on the water and land resources of the Mississippi River and its watershed. http://www.umesc.usgs.gov/mrrc.html

Water Environment Federation. An international not-for-profit educational and technical organization of over 40,000 water experts. http://www.wef.org/

Water Quality 

Dishonorable Discharge - Toxic Pollution of America's Waters. Where are the 50 most polluted rivers or waterbodies in the U.S? http://www.ewg.org/pub/home/reports/dishonorable/
ddrivers.html
 

Kentucky Water Watch Program - Water Quality Monitoring Projects. Dedicated to helping you protect the streams, rivers, lakes and wetlands near and dear to your heart. http://www.state.ky.us/nrepc/water/wwhomepg.htm 

Upper Merrimack Monitoring Program. Including information, photographs and maps of a volunteer monitoring program set up by the New Hampshire Dept of Environmental Services. http://des.state.nh.us/rivers/proced4.htm 

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. What is polluting our rivers and how can we stop further pollution. http://www.pca.state.mn.us/water/rivers.html 

Navigation on the Rivers 

Inland River Navigable Waterways. Can you find which one is closest to you? http://www.mvr.usace.army.mil/navdata/ww.htm

Navigation Information Connection. Here you can find extensive information about rivers, shipping, locks and dams and maps. http://www.mvr.usace.army.mil/navdata/ 

Riverboat S.S. Nenana. Come visit the Riverboat S.S. Nenana! These pages were constructed by students to document the history and restoration of one of only two wooden-hulled sternwheeled steamboats in the world. http://www2.northstar.k12.ak.us/schools/upk/
nenana/nenana.html

Geology of the Rivers 

Geological History of Minnesota Rivers. Come explore the geological history of Minnesota's rivers, including stories and maps. http://www.geo.umn.edu/courses/1004/handouts/8.html

Animals, Fish and Birds 

Birds. This Mississippi River site includes cranes, pelicans and eagles. http://www.greatriver.com/cranes.htm 

Fishing on the Rivers. Do you like to fish for fun? Catch the most recent river reports and tips for the Minnesota, St. Croix and Mississippi rivers.
http://minnesota-mania.com/fishing/links/default.htm

Recreation 

National Wild and Scenic Rivers. Explore paddling Alaska's scenic rivers. http://www.gorp.com/gorp/resource/us_river/main.htm 

North Country Rivers. Plan your own whitewater rafting adventure. North Country Rivers offers the finest personalized Whitewater Rafting trips on the West Branch of the Penobscot, Dead and Kennebec Rivers. http://www.ncrivers.com/ 

Carolina Canoe Club River Education. Educate yourself at home on what's Happening' and how to Reach the club. http://www.carolinacanoeclub.com/education.html 

American Whitewater. The mission of the American Whitewater Affiliation is to conserve and restore America's whitewater resources and to enhance opportunities to enjoy them safely. http://www.americanwhitewater.org/

Links to Other Links 

Big River Links. Check out these Upper Mississippi resources on the Web. http://www.big-river.com/

RiverResource is a place where students of rivers can explore valuable river resources. http://www.riverresource.com/default.html 

Second Nature's Sustainability Contacts. Second Nature is a nonprofit organization working to help colleges and universities expand their efforts to make environmentally sustainable and just action a foundation of learning and practice. http://www.2nature.org/programs/contacts.nsf 

GREEN: Watershed Education Resources on the Net. Multiple links for other water/environmental learning resources. http://www.igc.apc.org/green/resources.html 

 

General River Education Sites


WETnet: The Electronic Watershed Main Page. Multiple links for other water/environmental learning resources. http://www.agry.purdue.edu/water/mainshed.htm


River Resource. RiverResource is a place where students of rivers can explore valuable river resources. http://www.riverresource.com/default.html


American Rivers. Celebrating 26 years of bringing rivers to life, American Rivers is North America's leading national river-conservation organization. Our mission is to protect and restore America's river systems and to foster a river stewardship ethic. http://www.amrivers.org/


International Rivers Network IRN's mission is to halt and reverse the degradation of river systems; to support local communities in protecting and restoring the well-being of the people, cultures and ecosystems that depend on rivers; to promote sustainable, environmentally sound alternatives to damming and channeling rivers; to foster greater understanding, awareness and respect for rivers; to support the worldwide struggle for environmental integrity, social justice and human rights; and to ensure that our work is exemplary of responsible and effective global action on environmental issues. http://www.irn.org/


RiverNet RiverNet is a service provided by ERN, the European Rivers Network (NGO). The aim of RiverNet is to provide world-wide information on river-basins, ecological projects on rivers, organizations working on rivers and on the threats, as dams and canal-projects. RiverNet is multilingual service. http://www.rivernet.org/rn_e.htm

Friends of the River We work with individuals and organizations wherever there are rivers and streams - headwaters, foothills, valleys, and cities. We educate about opportunities and challenges. And we advocate passionately for protecting and restoring our watersheds. http://www.friendsoftheriver.org/


River Network River Network's mission is to help people organize to protect and restore rivers and watersheds. We work with private land owners and public agencies to acquire and conserve critical riverlands. http://www.rivernetwork.org/


Mississippi River Parkway Commission The Mississippi River Parkway Commission (MRPC) is a multi-state organization which works collectively to preserve, promote, and enhance the scenic, historic, and recreational resources of the Mississippi River, to foster economic growth in the corridor, and to develop the national, scenic and historic parkway known as the Great River Road. http://www.mississippi-river.com/mrpc/index.htm


Global Rivers Environmental Education Network GREEN is an action oriented education organization, with coordinators in 135 countries, including the United States and Canada. Its approach is based on an interdisciplinary watershed education model, focusing on improving the quality of our water, and therefore our lives. http://www.earthforce.org/green/


Old Man River Old Man River is a resource for all things related to the Upper Mississippi from art to history to current events. It is also the home of The Riverview Times, a mid-monthly community newspaper. http://www.oldmanriver.com


Water Quality Association Follow the link for tools and resources to find the WQA glossary for all sorts of watershed and water quality terminology. http://www.wqa.org

 

Sustainability

Solar Energy International
SEI provides education and training to decision makers, technicians and users of renewable energy sources, and works cooperatively with individuals an organizations to meet energy and resource efficiency needs. http://www.solarenergy.org


Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development This site provides an overview of sustainable development as it pertains to land use planning, transportation, green buildings, municipal energy, disaster planning, measuring progress, rural issues, and resource efficiency (air, water, soil). It also contains breaking news, sustainability forums, case studies, and links to other sustainability sites. http://www.sustainable.doe.gov/


Solstice: CREST. Promotes the use of cutting-edge computer, information, and communication technologies--CD-ROM and the Internet--as a more rapid, comprehensive, and cost-effective means of showcasing achievements and opportunities in sustainable energy development. http://solstice.crest.org/common/crestinfo.shtml


Second Nature's Sustainability Contacts Second Nature is a nonprofit organization working to help colleges and universities expand their efforts to make environmentally sustainable and just action a foundation of learning and practice. http://www.2nature.org/programs/contacts.nsf


FICUS FICUS is an educational network and internet forum by the Florida Center for Community Design and Reasearch. This address is the home of their sustainablity exhibit. http://www.ficus.usf.edu/


International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives This site is a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) listing about community sustainablity put together by ICLEI. ICLEI has the goal of organizing an international movement of local governments to improve global environmental conditions through local actions. http://www.cities21.com/la21/Sustfaq.htm

Green Sense Visions of Sustainability This site brings together essays and discussions on the many issues and facets of sustainability. http://greensense.com/GR_VIS.HTM


Canada’s SchoolNet Canada’s SchoolNet is a non-profit organization based around learning for a sustainable future. The site is available in English or French. http://www.schoolnet.ca/vp-pv/learning

 

Energy


Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is the principal Federal agency in charge of developing the energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies that America needs to assure that it has adequate supplies of clean energy. EERE works with industry and the U.S. Department of Energy's national laboratories to research and develop these new technologies, and operates the nation's only laboratory dedicated to renewable energy--the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Its research and development programs create new energy technologies for buildings, industries, transportation, utilities, and the Federal government. http://www.eren.doe.gov/ee.html


Alliance to Save Energy Educators Website To provide multidisciplinary learning opportunities in mathematics, science, language arts and computer skills as it relates to energy efficiency. This site offers free programs and lesson plans online. http://www.ase.org/educators/


U.S. Energy Information Administration EIA is a member of Fedstats which provide statistics from more than 70 agencies in the U.S. Federal Government. http://www.eia.doe.gov/


U.S. Department of Energy The Department of Energy is a leading science and technology agency whose research supports our nation's energy security, national security, environmental quality, and contributes to a better quality of life for all Americans. http://www.energy.gov/


Hydrogen Energy Center The Hydrogen Energy Center (HEC) is a group working to introduce hydrogen into the energy economy of Maine and the New England region. We are a non-profit, membership organization dedicated to demonstrating the benefits and methods of a renewable hydrogen energy economy. We will offer and support new hydrogen technologies as they become available. http://www.h2eco.org/index.htm


World Energy Efficiency Association Energy and Environment Resources on the Web- A categorical listing of various energy efficiency organizations' websites and missions. Includes government agencies, corporations, libraries, etc... http://www.weea.org/sampler/


Office of Basic Energy Sciences BES focuses on research in natural sciences and engineering for the basis for new and improved energy technologies and mitigation and understanding of environmental impacts. http://www.er.doe.gov/production/bes/bes.html

 

Sites Related to History of Rivers


Fox/Wolf Rivers Environmental History Project This 1998 website uses maps, stories, and photos to tell the history of Northeast Wisconsin's Fox and Wolf Rivers. The emphasis is on environmental history and how people have used, abused, and protected rivers, lakes, and wetlands. http://www.foxwolf.org/


Geological History of Minnesota Rivers Come explore the geological history of Minnesota's rivers, including stories and maps. http://www.geo.umn.edu/courses/1004/handouts/8.html


"Where the Rivers Begin" "Where the Rivers Begin" CD-ROM is an educational exploration of the rivers and forests of Mount Rainier National Park. The program provides educators and students an opportunity to learn about and understand the glaciers, glacial rivers, and adjacent old-growth forests of Mount Rainier National Park through the use of pre-trip, on-site, and post-trip activities; student worksheets, and resource materials. http://www.halcyon.com/rdpayne/wtrb.html


Gorgenet History - The Columbia River History of the Mid-Columbia River Gorge, as well as other information on the area. http://www.gorge.net/hsriver.htm

 

Floods


Floods: Volcanic and Non-Volcanic This site provides information about floods through the USGS/Cascades Volcano Observatory, Vancouver, Washington. http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Glossary/Floods/framework.html


The Weather Channel Provides information about floods, flood types, flood preps, and safety rules.
http://www.weather.com/safeside/flood/index.html


Sourcebook on Economic Losses Information is provided on economic losses related to floods, tornadoes and hurricanes in the United States along with current press releases. http://www.esig.ucar.edu/HP_roger/sourcebook/


FEMA: Fact Sheet: Floods and Flash Floods The Federal Emergency Management Agency provides background information about floods, tips on how the public can help, an overview of the National Flood Insurance Program, flood mitigation, and flood forecast maps. http://www.fema.gov/library/floodf.htm


Flood Warning Home Page The National Hydrologic Warning Council was created as a joint effort of the ALERT Users Group (AUG) and the Southwestern Association of ALERT Systems (SAAS) to provide national coordination and to become an effective voice for the flood warning community. http://www.alertsystems.org/


The 2000 Fargo Flood Home Page This site commemorates the flooding of Fargo, North Dakota, by the Red River of the North with photographs, geology, history, current conditions and more. http://www.ndsu.nodak.edu/fargoflood


NOVA Online - Flood! From the Public Broadcasting System’s program NOVA comes this site on floods, including resources and a teacher’s guide. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/flood


The American Red Cross The home page of the world famous aid organization. http://www.redcross.org

 

Sites Related to Internet Curriculums


EnviroLink Information is categorized by types of resources (organizations, publications, etc.) and environmental topics. Extensive searching tools exist to make finding the resources you want easier. http://envirolink.netforchange.com/


Eustuary Net This project was developed by the National Estuarine Reasearch Reserve System. Its purpose is to develop coastal non-point source pollution education programs. http://inlet.geol.sc.edu/estnet.html


Schuylkill River This site is home to information, history, and educational information with a glossary for the Schuylkill River in southeastern Pennsylvania. http://www.web-savvy.com/river/Schuylkill


Adopt-A-Watershed This site is home to the adopt-a-watershed science curriculum for K-12. http://www.adopt-a-watershed.org

 

General Sites on Education


Minnesota Department of Children, Families, and Learning The Minnesota Department of Children, Families & Learning works to help communities to measurably improve the well-being of children through programs that focus on education, community services, prevention, and the preparation of young people for the world of work. http://children.state.mn.us


National Energy Foundation The National Energy Foundation is the nation's premier nonprofit provider of educational materials and programs related to energy, natural resources, and the environment. NEF is supported by businesses, government agencies, associations, and the education community. http://www.nef1.org/


Environmental Education Link EE-Link is a strong presence for Environmental Education (EE) on the Internet. Consistent with the Key Principles of Environmental Education, EE-Link develops and organizes Internet resources to support, enhance and extend effective environmental education in grades K-12. The EE-Link project is responsible for development of this website, conducting training workshops, and promoting interaction and exchange among environmental education students, teachers and professionals. http://eelink.net/


The Sierra Club The Sierra Club’s environmental education section’s site, home to programs, issues, articles, news, study guides and environmental education resources. http://www.sierraclub.org/education


Canon National Envirothon The National Envirothon is an annual team based competition for high school students, run by the Canon Company. Students test their knowledge in the catagories of wildlife, forestry, soil, aquatics and current environmental issues. The Grand Prizes are college scholarships. http://www.envirothon.org


Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education This is the home page for the clearinghouse for educational materials for grades K through 12. http://www.enc.org


Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge This site is a Minnesota interactive directory of resources for environmental education. http://www.seek.state.mn.us


Environmental Education Network EEN is a project of the Enviro Link Network, and is an environmental education internet resources clearinghouse. http://www.envirolink.org/enviroed


Environmental Education Database This site is the Directory of Environmental Education Resources (DEER) , brought to you by the Colorado Department of Education and the Colarado Alliance for Environmental Education. It will find all sorts of Colorado specific agencies, organizations, companies, groups and individuals who distribute environmental education materials. http://www.einet.net/hytelnet/FUL008.html


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Education Resources Page NOAA’s education home page, complete with just for teachers and just for students sections. http://www.education.noaa.gov

  Watershed Links
 

Discover For Yourself


Surf Your Watershed This interactive site allows you to look at all sorts of information on watersheds throughout the United States. http://www.epa.gov/surf/

Know Your Watershed This site provides information on all the tools needed to start a watershed group and put together a watershed management plan to successfully implement a local, voluntary plan. Also allows you to search for watersheds by zip code, city, county or river! http://ctic.purdue.edu/kyw/kyw.html

The Green Map System (GMS) brings a locally adaptable framework into many hands. It invites design teams of all ages and backgrounds to create a Green Map by charting urban areas in a manner that illuminates the interconnections between the natural and designed environments. http://www.greenmap.org/home/home.html

The Water FAQ This list of Frequently Asked Questions describes common water problems and possible solutions to them. Explains different treatment methods. This site also provides information on testing water for pesticides, etc., as well as links to other sites. http://www.softwater.com/faq.html

Watershed Initiatives This group provides mediation and facilitation, education forums, and management of watershed and natural resource protection and restoration projects. http://www.watersheds.com

Water Environment Federation Information on public education, programs, products, and legislation. http://www.wefnet.org/

What is a Watershed? Home to information, questions and links. http://www.amesti.santacruz.k12.ca.us/watershed.html

  Government Information

Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds An office of the Environmental Protection Agency. http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/

Office of Wastewater Management Another office of the Environmental Protection Agency http://www.epa.gov/OWM/

Office of Water Yet another office of the Environmental Protection Agency http://www.epa.gov/OW/

Watershed Science Institute Part of the Natural Resources Conservation Service of the US Department of Agriculture. WSI works to "incorporate ecological principles into natural resource conservaton and accelerate the development and transfer of appropriate technology in respnse to comprehensive watershed needs and environmental sustainibility at the watershed and landscape scales." http://gneiss.geology.washington.edu/~nrcs-wsi

  Educational Programs

Yahara Watershed Education Network The Yahara Watershed Education Network is an informal umbrella for K-16 educational activities that focus on local issues using "watershed" and "ecosystem health" as integrating concepts; it is a collaborative effort of Edgewood College, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, local teachers and school districts, their students, and other interested educators. http://danenet.wicip.org/ywen/index.html

Watershed Initiatives Watershed Initiatives develops public education workshops, facilitates public meetings and mediates among stakeholder interest groups struggling with difficult natural resource issues. They also provide project management for watershed restoration projects. http://www.watersheds.com/index.html

Watershed Education Committee The Watershed Education Committee (WEC) provides a diverse forum for teachers, scientist and educators interested in watershed issues, to exchange educational and scientific information. The group works with groups such as boater's, farmers and business's, to address a wide range of issues including; agricultural runoff, oil spills, urban runoff and wetland deterioration and restoration. http://www.mbnms.nos.noaa.gov/Educate/index.html

Internet Watershed Educational Tool-Interwet The Internet Watershed Educational Tool (InterWET) was developed to help educate local officials and other concerned citizens about water resources. InterWET gives a technical and multi-perspective response to local watershed issues, using as a case study the Spring Creek Watershed in central Pennsylvania. InterWET can be used as a stand-alone educational resource and as part of larger watershed educational efforts for a variety of people in many different watersheds. http://server.age.psu.edu/dept/grads/parson/research/home.htm

US EPA Watershed Academy This program is an academy for watershed managers, focusing and based on local, states, tribal and federal experiences. http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/watershed/wacademy.htm

Adopt-A-Watershed This site is home to the adopt-a-watershed science curriculum for K-12. It focuses on the watershed as a basis for hands-on and in the field learning for students and the community, developing partnerships and reinforcing learning through community service. http://www.adopt-a-watershed.org

Global Water Sampling Project A collaborative online project which allows students from all over the world to compare the quality of their local waters. http://k12science.stevens-tech.edu/curriculum/waterproj

Water Science for Schools Information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, and maps, from the US Geological Survey. http://wwwga.usgs.gov/edu

RiverResource RiverResource provides connections for learning about rivers, and is a place to connect with other classrooms studying rivers. http://riverresource.com

Watershed-The System This is a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) based watershed management information system designed for community based organizations dealing with soil, water, and habitat conservation. http://www.watershedthesystem.com

  Organizations and Resources

The WaterShed Partners The WaterShed Partners is an informal association of organizations in the Twin Cities metropolitan area (Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota) committed to addressing shared goals pertaining to watershed education. http://cgee.hamline.edu/watershed/index.htm

The Allegheny Watershed Network The goals of the Allegheny Watershed Network are to increase communication among the many groups and individuals living and working in the Allegheny River watershed and to bring attention to the resources of the region. http://www.alleghenywatershed.org/plans.html

National Watershed Coalition The National Watershed Coalition (NWC) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization (F.E.I.N. no. 84-1142882) made up of national, regional, state, local and tribal organizations, associations and individuals, that advocate dealing with natural resource problems and issues using the watershed as the logical planning and implementation unit. They support using total resource management principles in planning, and believe that the Small Watershed Program, authorized by PL 83-566, is one of the best planning and implementation vehicles available for sound water and land resource management. http://www.nacdnet.org/nwc/

National Association of Counties-Environmental Projects The goals of the Watershed Management Project are to build awareness of watershed management issues and provide technical assistance to counties. This project is grant-funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. http://www.naco.org/programs/environ/watermgt.cfm

The National R iver Conservaton Organization This organization helps people to save local rivers and watersheds. http://www.rivernetwork.org

Watershed Management Council WMC is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to the advancement of the art and science of watershed management. http://www.watershed.org/wmc/

Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts MAWD represents 44 different watershed districts in Minnesota, all working together in water protection and management. http://www.mnwatershed.org

Watershed Science Centre WSC is an inter-disciplinary and inter-institutional alliance focusing on watershed ecosystem management, health, protection and rehabilitation. http://www.trentu.ca/wsc/

The Watershed Company Specializing in the evaluation and rehabilitation of rivers, streams, wetlands, and other wildlife habitat. http://www.watershedco.com

Conservation Technology Information Center Home to information about environmentally beneficial and economically viable management practices for agriculture, urban and other watershed stakeholders. http://ctic.purdue.edu

Water Environment Research Foundation WERF works on water quality issues, focusing on four major points: Collection and Treatment Systems, Human Health and Environmental Effects, Watershed Management and Residuals Management. http://www.werf.org

The Watershed Stewards Project Under AmeriCorps, WSP is committed to conserving, restoring, and sustaining natural habitats for future generations by linking education with high quality scientific practices. http://www.northcoast.com/~fishhelp/

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