Web Sites and Link
Carolina NatureWill Cook's personal web site with photographs and information about birds, butterflies, and plants; links to nature resources.
Carolina Recycling AssociationState-based recycling association conserves resources by advancing waste reduction and recycling. Includes board, membership, councils, and events. Based in Pittsboro, NC.
Catawba Lands ConservancyA regional land trust that protects the land, water and wildlife resources of the Southern Piedmont and Lower Catawba River Basin.
Citizen's Handbook of North Carolina's Environmental Information SourcesLists and links to information sources on a wide variety of topics.
Conservation Trust for North CarolinaHelps protect the state's land and water resources. Features land trust assistance, landowner assistance, public policy, and list of local land trusts across the state.
Environmental Energy CenterA center dedicated to the use of corn to heat homes and businesses and research into the use of alternative energy sources. Provides news, articles and facts.
Jeff Pippen's Nature Home PagePhotographs and notes on butterflies, dragonflies, birds, and other animals.
Land Management GroupEnvironmental consultants specializing in wetlands, CAMA permits and soil sciences. Company profile, information on services and projects.
NCPIRG - North Carolina Public Interest Research GroupWorks to uncover threats to public health and well-being and fight to end them via investigative research, media exposés, grassroots organizing, advocacy and litigation.
North Carolina Botanical GardenA regional center for research, conservation, and interpretation of plants located in Chapel Hill.
North Carolina ArboretumA public institution integrating education, landscape, and research that elevates the aesthetic, cultural, and economic quality of life in North Carolina.
North Carolina Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife ServiceInformation about programs and concerns related to the coastal region, toxic contaminants, endangered species, habitat management, wetlands, and other aspects of fish and wildlife protection and enhancement.
North Carolina Conservation NetworkStatewide network of environmental groups. Information on membership and projects.
North Carolina Nonpoint Source Management ProgramProgram history and updates, Section 319 grant information, nutrient strategies, and buffer rules.
North Carolina Chapter of The Nature ConservancyInformation about preserves, natural history, and conservation initiatives.
North Carolina Geological SurveyInformation about geology and mineral resources in the state, including geologic and geophysical maps, publications, education programs, professional licensing and other regulatory requirements, and FAQs.
North Carolina Spring Water Association (NCSWA)Works with the Attorney General of all the states for protection of open bodies of water and to stop the destruction of our water sheds.
North Carolina Sociological AssociationDedicated to making available scholarly knowledge of the social patterns of North Carolina to the region, nation and world.
North Carolina Natural Heritage ProgramInventories, catalogs, and facilitates protection of the rarest and the most outstanding elements of the natural diversity of the state.
North Carolina Mosquito and Vector Control AssociationProvides networking and educational opportunities, supports and promotes research and related activities, and provides a forum for intergovernmental communication. Includes a newsletter.
Office of Environmental EducationServes as a clearinghouse linking people to environmental education materials, facilities, programs, and professionals across the state.
Open Space Protection CollaborativeSeveral land conservation organizations work jointly to increase the voluntary preservation of open space. Features overview of the partnership, tax incentive details, advisor tools, FAQs.
Search for Plants and Animals at State ParksChecklists, photos, and information on the wildlife of each state park from the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation.
SpaceTalkA student organization at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, advocating the human exploration of space. Includes news, forum and member area.
State Climate Office of North CarolinaThe official website for the state's climate information and data retrieval. Features online data, FAQs, education resources.
The North Carolina Native Plant SocietyPromotes the enjoyment and conservation of native plants and their habitats through education, protection, and propagation. Articles, recommendations, sources, and information about membership.
The Science House at North Carolina State UniversityA learning outreach program with a mission to work with K-12 teachers to emphasize the use of hands-on learning activities in science and mathematics. Forum; annotated directory of links; and searchable resources for science, math and for hands-on activities in general.