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Forests, Forest Farming and Silviculture
All of these resources provide information and/or supplies for forests, using forests trees for food, fuel, fiber and
fodder (silviculture), growing crops in a forest setting (forest farming), and forest conservation. Forests can feed the
world, protect the environment and wildlife, reverse present environmental hazards, such as greenhouse gases, and provide
other human necessities. All sites marked by the action image -- -- provide ways of making
a difference through Email-based campaigns.
- Agroforester.com, www.agroforester.com, PO Box 428, Holualoa, Hawaii 96725,
- Africa Forestry, Agroforestry and Environment, www.afae.org, School of Forest Resources,
University of Georgia, Tifton, Georgia, firstname.lastname@example.org
- American Forests, www.americanforests.org, PO Box 2000, Washington, DC 20013,
- Association for Temperate Agroforestry, www.missouri.edu/~afta/afta_home.html,
203 ABNR Building, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 652111, email@example.com
- Forest Conservation Portal, forests.org, Forests.org, Inc., PO Box 46281, Madison,
Wisconsin 537744-6281, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Forests for Life (World Wildlife Fund), www.panda.org/forest4life, email
- Forest Stewardship Council U.S., www.foreststewardship.org, 115 30th Street,
NW, Washington, DC 20007, email@example.com
- Heritage Forests Campaign, www.ourforests.org, 1200 18th Street, NW, Washington, DC
- International Centre for Research in Agroforestry, www.icraf.cgiar.org, PO Box
30677, Nairobi, Kenya, ICRAF@cgiar.org
- National Agroforestry Center, www.unl.edu/nac/forest-farming.html,
N. 38th Street and East Campus Loop, UNL-East Campus, Lincoln, Nebraska 68583-0822, firstname.lastname@example.org
- National Tree Trust, www.nationaltreetrust.org, 1120 G Street, Suite 770,
Washington, DC 20005, email@example.com
- Native Forest Network, www.nfn.org.au, PO Box 301, Deloraine, Tasmania 7304, Australia,
firstname.lastname@example.org This site has 27 links to forest sites.
- New Forest Project, www.newforestsproject.com, 731 8th Street, SE,
Washington, DC 20003, email@example.com
- Network for Ecofarming in Africa, www.necofa.org, no postal address,
- Oxfam www.oxfam.org is mostly a humanitarian relief organization, but they are very
environmentally conscious. You can buy a gift of trees to combat global warming (50 trees for $30), food-producing
gardens, goats, cows, sheep, llamas, camels, and all sorts of humanitarian gifts, as well at
- Race for the RainForest, www.racefortherainforest.com, no postal
address, firstname.lastname@example.org, sells rainforest herbal products
to make the rainforest economically viable without destroying it.
- Rainforest Action Network, www.ran.org, 221 Pine Street, Suite 500, San Francisco,
- Rainforest Conservation Fund, www.rainforestconservation.org, 2036 N.
Clark Street, Suite 233, Chicago, Illinois 60614, email@example.com
- Rainforestweb.org, www.rainforestweb.org, 221 Pine Street, Suite 500, San
Francisco, California, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Trees for Life, www.treesforlife.org, 3006 W. St. Louis, Wichita, Kansas 67203,
- Tropical Rainforest Coalition, www.rainforest.org, 21730 Stevens Creek Blvd., Suite
102, Cupertino, California 95014, email@example.com
- USDA Forest Service, www.fs.fed.us, PO Box 96090, Washington, DC 20090-6090,
email listing www.fs.fed.us/fs/directories/fs_office_mailrooms.html
Wildlife Conservation Organizations
These organizations and websites are focused on the conservation of wildlife. No description will be given except an
indication of an action network and clarification of what type of conversation is undertaken when it is not clear in the
organization's name and when more specific than general conservation. Action networks provide pre-written letters or
write your own for your personal action on various conservation needs, just supply them with your email, they supply you
with news about what action is needed and the contact organization or company. It is a very easy way to take part in
bettering the world. These sites are marked by this action image
- American Bird Conservancy, www.abcbirds.org, 1250 24th Street NW, Suite 400,
Washington, DC 20037 USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
- American Rivers, www.americanrivers.org, American Rivers National Office, 1025 Vermont Ave., N.W.
Suite 720, Washington, DC 20005, email@example.com,
- CAB International, www.cabi.org, no postal address, online email form.
- Care 2http://www.care2.com network is a conglomerate of people and organizations that focus on issues
on the environment, health, human welfare, animals, education, women and more. They send out alerts to sign a petiion
and make comments that will hopefully make positive change.
- Conservation International, www.conservation.org, 1919 M Street, NW, Suite 600,
Washington, DC 20036, email form on website
- The Coral Reef Alliance, www.coral.org, 2014 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, California 94704,
- Center for Environmental Citizenship, www.envirocitizen.org, 200 G Street, NE,
Washington, DC 20002, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Center for Marine Conservancy, www.cmc-ocean.org, The Ocean Conservancy, 1725
DeSales Street NW Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036, email@example.com.
- Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, www.cepf.net, Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Conservation International, 1919 M Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036 USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dancing Star Foundation: a nonprofit public benefit corporation based in California
dedicated to international biodiversity conservation, global environmental education, and animal protection.
- Defenders of Wildlife, www.defenders.org, Defenders of Wildlife, National Headquarters, 1101
14th Street, NW #1400, Washington, DC 20005, email@example.com,
- Earth Action, www.earthaction.org, 30 Cottage Street, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002,
firstname.lastname@example.org, on site action forms.
- Earth Day Network, www.earthday.org, 1616 P Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC
- Earth Island Institute, www.earthisland.org, 300 Broadway, Suite 28, San Francisco,
California 94133, email form on website
- Earthjustice, www.earthjustice.org, National Headquarters, 426 17th Street, 6th Floor,
Oakland, CA 94612-2820, email@example.com.
- Earthshare, www.earthshare.org, 3400 International Drive, NW, Suite 2K,
Washington, DC 20008, email form on website.
- Earthtrust, www.earthtrust.org, 25 Kaneohe Bay Dr., No. 205, Kailua, HI 96734,
- Earthwatch Institute, www.earthwatch.org, 3 Clock Tower Place, Suite 100, Box 75,
Maynard, Massachusetts 01754, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Environmental Defense Fund National Headquarters, www.edf.org, 257 Park Ave South, New
York, New York 10010, email@example.com
- Friends of the Earth, www.foe.org, 1025 Vermont Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20005,
firstname.lastname@example.org The Legislative Resources page offers some action links.
- Greenpeace, www.greenpeace.org 702 H Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20001,
Other branches email and addresses are available on the website (branches are all over the world).
- Indigenous Environmental Network, www.ienearth.org, PO Box 485, Bemidj, Minnesota
- International Geosphere-Biosphere Programe, www.igbp.kva.se/, addresses for
individual projects are provided on the website, email@example.com
- International Wildlife Coalition, http://www6.via-rs.com.br/iwcbr/ingles.html, PO Box 5087
88040-970 Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil, firstname.lastname@example.org
- League of Conservation Voters, www.lcv.org, League of Conservation Voters, 1920 L Street, NW,
Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, email form on website. Environmental scorecards show how your representatives have voted on key issues and you can tell them
that you are watching and what you think.
- Marine Fish Conservation Network, http://www.conservefish.org/, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE #210 Washington, DC
20003, Phone: (202) 543-5509, Fax: (202) 543-5774, the organization advocates for national policies to achieve healthy oceans and productive fisheries.
- Monarch Watch, is a University of Kansas Entomology Program project,
www.monarchwatch.org. The project is focused on protecting the endangered Monarch Butterfly.
Monarch Watch, University of Kansas, Entomology Program, 1200 Sunnyside Ave., Lawrence, KS
- National Aububon Society, www.audubon.org, addresses on website for every state and
countries outside of the US, email@example.com
- National Environmental Trust, http://environet.policy.net/, The National
Environmental Trust, 1200 18th Street, N.W., Fifth Floor, Washington, D.C. 20036, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- National Marine Sanctuaries, is a branch of the NOAA,
www.sanctuaries.nos.noaa.gov/welcome.html. NOAA's National Marine Sanctuaries, 1305 East-West
Highway, 11th Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20910. email@example.com
- National Parks Conservation Association, www.npca.org, 1300 19th St., NW, Suite 300,
Washington, DC 20036. firstname.lastname@example.org,
- National Wildlife Federation, www.nwf.org, no postal address, email form on website
- National Resources Defense Council, www.nrdc.org, 40 W 20th Street, New York, New York
10011, email@example.com See also Biogems
a project of the NRDC, and be sure to sign the Declaration of Energy Independence.
- The Nature Conservancy, http://nature.org, 4245 N Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington,
Virginia 22203-1606, firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Ocean Conservancy, www.oceanconservancy.org, no postal address given.
- Oceana, www.oceana.org 1350 Connecticut Ave., NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20036 USA.
- People's Trust for Endangered Species, www.ptes.org, 15 Cloisters House
8 Battersea Park Road, London SW8 4BG, England, email@example.com
- Physicians for Social Responsiblity, www.psr.org, 1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1012,
Washington, DC, 20009, firstname.lastname@example.org. They have a unique action center, with social issues, as well as environmental
- Save Our Environment, www.saveourenvironment.org, no postal address given,
email@example.com. This organization is a combined effort of a
number of conservation organizations (listed elsewhere on this page).
- Sierra Club, www.sierraclub.org, 85 2nd Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco,
California 94105-3441, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Society for Ecological Restoration, www.ser.org, 1955 W Grant Road #150, Tucson, Arizona
- The Petition Site http://www.thepetitionsite.com provides petitions on various causes as they become
known. They are a conglomerate of Amnesty International, The League of Conservation Voters, Enviormental Defense Fund,
National Parks Conservation Association, and Bush Greenwatch. They send out emails on important issues affecting people,
the environment, health, the media and politics offering the opportunity to sign a petation and make comments in the hope
of making positive change.
- Union of Concerned Scientists, www.ucsusa.org/index.html, National Headquarters,
2 Brattle Square, Cambridge, MA 02238-9105, email@example.com.
- The World Conservation Union, www.iucn.org, IUCN USA Multilateral Office, 1630
Connecticut Ave., NW, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20009-1053, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, www.wwt.org.uk, Slimbridge Gloucester, Glos. GL2 7BT,
- Wildlife Conservation Society, http://wcs.org, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10460,
- Wildlife Forever, www.wildlifeforever.org, 10365 W 70th Street, Eden Prarie,
Minnesota 55344, email@example.com
- Wildlife Habitat Council, http://wildlifehc.org, 1010 Wayne Ave., Suite 920, Silver
Spring, Maryland 20910, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Wildlife Information Center, www.wildlifeinfo.org, PO Box 198, Slatington,
Pennsylvania 18080-0198, email@example.com
- Wildlife Society, www.wildlife.org/index.html, 5410 Grosvenor Lane,
Bethesda, MD 20814-2197, firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Wilderness Society, www.wilderness.org, The Wilderness Society
1615 M St, NW, Washington, DC 20036, email form on website.
- World Resources Institute, www.wri.org, World Resources Institute, 10 G Street, NE (Suite 800),
Washington, DC 20002 USA , email lists and comments form on website.
- World Wildlife Fund, www.worldwildlife.org, World Wildlife Fund, 1250 24th
Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, email form on website
Wild, Native and Organically Grown Seeds and Plants
These resources provide seeds or plants that are native to a given area. Using these plants in landscaping conserves water
and provides food for native wildlife.
- Angelgroves Tree Seed Company, www.trees-seeds.com, PO Box 74, Riverhead Harbour
Grace, NF Canada AOA 3PO, email@example.com
- Easyliving Native Perennial Wild Flowers, www.easywildflowers.com, Easyliving
Wildflowers, PO Box 105913, Jefferson City, Missouri. 65110, firstname.lastname@example.org
- EPA Green Landscaping with Native Plants, www.epa.gov/glnpo/greenacres,
US EPA Region 5, 77 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago, Illinois 60604, green.Danielle@epamail.epa.gov
Specializes in plants for Great Lakes ecosystems
- Native Plants and Seeds Index, www.mertus.org/gardening/cat17/f23idx.html,
no postal address, email@example.com
The website provides the addresses, phone numbers, website URLs, and price range for 83 suppliers of native plants and seeds.
- Native North American Seeds, www.boldweb.com/greenweb/native.htm,
The GreenWeb Company, PO Box 1657, Glendale, CA 91209, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Native Seeds, www.nativeseeds.org, 526 N 4th Ave., Tucson, Arizona,
- New England Wildflower Society, www.newfs.org, 180 Hemenway Road, Farmingham,
Massachusetts 01701-2699, email@example.com
- Plants of the Wild, www.plantsofthewild.com, PO Box 866, Tekoa, Washington
- Seeds of Change, www.seedsofchange.com, no postal address, sells organic
vegetable and wildflower seeds, firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Wild Ones, www.for-wild.com, c/o Wildlife Trust, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, New
Jersey 10964-8000, email@example.com
The website provides lots of links.
- Wild Seeds, www.wildseeds.com, no postal address,
- Wildflower Farm, www.wildflowerfarm.com, no postal address,
- Wildseed Farms, www.wildseedfarms.com, 425 Wildflower Hills, PO Box 3000,
Fredericksburg, Texas 78624, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Wildseed Tasmania, www.wildseedtasmania.com.au, no postal address,
Other Environmental Resources
- IUCN Red List website lists the endangered species as they
- Endangered Species Information System provides all of the latest on endangered species of birds, fish, invertebrates, mammals, plants, reptiles and amphibians.
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Resources of Threatened
and Endangered Species. There are lists of animals -- vertebrates and invertebrates -- and plants, species lists,
species listed per calendar year from pre-1973 to 2001, and downloads of lists and resources.
- Join the World Society
for the Protection of Animals to help end suffering of animals around the world
- Marine and Coastal pecies Information System gives all the
details on marine and coastal birds, fish, invertebrates, mammals, plants, reptiles and amphibians, including habitat, food, environmental associations, taxonomy and more.
- www.pesticideinfo.org provides access to the Pan Pesticide Database, the most comprehensive database, supplying information on 5,400 active ingredients, breakdown products, and
related chemicals, it is the largest and most comphrensive database on pesticides.
- www.panna.org, the Pestcide Action Network of North America, supplies information on the pesticide effects on adults, children and pets. There is also information on GMOs (genetically modified organisms),
alternative methods, integrated pest management, organic farming and more.
- www.epa.gov/owow/index.html, the EPA -- Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds provides all sorts of information on water pollution, the Clean Water Act, packages for teachers and children,
- www.yoto.com, Year of the Ocean website, offers all the information you need to know about
ocean pollution and what can be done, personally, to clean up the oceans.
The Ocean's in Trouble website is geared to grades 4 through 6 and for educators, but the information is useful to anyone
intersted in cleaning up the oceans. The resources link is one of the more important sources of information.
- www.yoto98.noaa.gov/facts/pollut.htm NOAA Ocean Facts on
ocean pollution provides information on the often overlooked problem of runoff, some 80% of the ocean's pollution.
- The World's Water offers information on our dwindling supply of fresh water.
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