Broad Collection of Leaflets: NRCS
(rare, threatened & endangered mammals)
Bears, Grizzly - FWS Conservation
(see also 'Ungulates)
Mammals - tour all the FWS National Refuges meeting some of the mammals that live there. For example, Turnbull NWR, Nisqually NWR, or Quivira NWR.
Plants Are Cool Too!
Maps! Digital versions of the USGS topographical
maps for the continental United States.
Water Conservation IQ Test
Wolves - International
Can't find a particular species? Try using a
search engine, such as google.com
and use the species name under "keyword".
BEST BET! NatureServe - a biological database
Astronomy Basics - the USFS doesn't have an astronomy program ... but we do have an Air program. So we are stretching the staff boundaries by including this URL. A teacher contacted us and recommended it.
Ask the Experts at Pitsco
Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab (FS/RMRS) - Science for Kids
Botanical Society of America + Bucknell University: Plants are Cool Too!
Endangered Species Information - USFWS
Students and Teachers
Green Wing - Ducks Unlimited
Science Education Network
NASA Biology Interests
National Park Service
North American Native Fish Association
Inquirer - The Natural Inquirer is a science
education resource journal for 5th grade and above.
in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation
Plant - Recommended Plant Sites for Kids
Puddler - Ducks Unlimited Print Magazine
for Kids! - Agricultural Research Service
Smithsonian Institute - National Zoological Park
National Museum of Natural History
& Provincial Trees
Statistics & Probability
The Nature Conservancy
Although marine animals do not occur on our national forests and rangelands (with the exceptions of a few waterfowl and fish species that spend part of their life cycle in the ocean), we do receive numerous questions regarding marine animals. We suggest you try the following links:
Marine Science Center
The USDA Forest Service does not have an aquaculture
program, but these two sites may be of help.