Trust - works to stop the loss of productive farmland and
to promote farming practices that lead to a healthy environment.
Envirolink Network - a
non-profit organization, is an online environmental community.
It provides comprehensive, up-to-date environmental resources.
The Conservation Fund
- seeks sustainable conservation solutions for the 21st century,
emphasizing the integration of economic and environmental goals.
Food and Agriculture Organization
of the UN - was founded to raise levels of nutrition and standards
of living, to improve agricultural productivity, and to better the
condition of rural populations.
Forest Landowners Association,
Inc. - was formed to provide a voice for Southern forest landowners
on national and regional issues. It follows every piece of
legislation appearing before Congress that affects forestry.
Fund for Rural America
- addresses the most pressing needs in rural America and improving
the quality of life for the people who live there.
International City/County Management
Association - a professional and educational organization, represents
appointed managers and administrators in local governments throughout
Land Trust Alliance - promotes
voluntary land conservation and strengthens the land trust movement
by providing the leadership, information, skills, and resources
land trusts need to conserve land for the benefit of communities
and natural systems.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation
- is a national intermediary that channels grants, investments,
and technical support to community development corporations rebuilding
neighborhoods and rural areas throughout the country.
National Arbor Day Foundation
- helps promote tree care and conservation, and to educate people
on tree issues.
National Association of Development
Organizations - provides training, information and representation
for regional development organizations in small metropolitan and
rural America. The association, a public interest group founded
in 1967, is the largest and leading advocate for a regional approach
to community, economic and rural development and provides a network
for its members to share ideas and innovations.
National Center for Small Communities
- serves the leaders of Americas smaller communities. The
mission of the NCSC is to provide small town decision makers with
the tools to govern effectively and the skills to expand local economies,
protect natural resources and preserve community character.
Endowment for the Arts - provides funding to new and existing
partnerships to integrate the arts more fully into all aspects of
Envirothon - is a multi-disciplinary, environmental problem-solving
program culminating in an annual series of competitions for high
school student teams.
National Urban and Community
Forestry Advisory Council - supports education, projects, and
groups related to urban and community forestry.
Project Learning Tree - is an
interdisciplinary environmental education program for educators
working with students in preK through grade 12. PLT helps
students gain awareness and knowledge of the natural and built environment,
their place within it, as well as their responsibility for it.
Project Wet - facilitates
and promotes awareness, appreciation, knowledge and stewardship
of water resources through the development and dissemination of
classroom ready teaching aids and through the establishment of state
and internationally sponsored Project Wet programs.
Society of American Foresters
- is the national scientific and educational organization representing
the forestry profession in the United States. Founded in 1900
by Gifford Pinchot, the first Chief of the Forest Service, it is
the largest professional society for foresters in the world.
SUNetwork - SustainableUSA
- serves as a valuable resource for National Town Meeting participants
and others interested in the topic of sustainability. Topics include:
quick access to local or regional sustainability resources; the
latest news and information on sustainability issues in the U.S.;
searchable databases providing access to individuals and organizations
that offer sustainability resources, tools and projects; access
to the resources of the National Town Meeting, including video and
audio clips of selected presentations, the NTM proceedings, and
sustainability best practices and tools discussed at the meeting;
The Farm Bill Network - This
site contains detailed information relating to the development and
implementation of USDA Farm Bill conservation programs and related
programs benefiting fish and wildlife habitat, water quality, and
The Foundation Center -
This site is "your gateway to philanthropy on the World Wide
The Nature Conservancy - preserves
plants, animals, and natural communities that represent the diversity
of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to
Tree Link - provides information,
research, and networking for people working in urban and community
Treetures - Treetures characters
are guides that help children learn all about the way a tree functions
and how important trees, plant life, birds, animals, and insects
are to keeping the earth healthy. They are teaching
tools that use fantasy to explain scientific facts.
Trust for Public Land - protects
land for human enjoyment and well-being.
Wood in Transportation National
Information Center - Demonstrates and transfers modern timber
bridge technology that can be used in a full range of transportation
applications to improve the Nation's transportation infrastructure.
Wood Transportation Structures
Research - Provides readily accessible current information related
to wood transportation structures research, including the research
needs assessment, a current research summary, and research publications.
Yale Plant Key
for Trees - is an electronic curriculum from Yale University
to explore the particulars and peculiars of the plant species of
- a resource to support, nurture, and connect collaborative natural
resource groups working to resolve conflicts for the long-term health
of the land. Their website provides groups access to information
and resources that can assist them in achieving their goals.