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Conservation Organizations

  • North American Native Fishes Association (1282)

    The North American Native Fishes Association, Inc. (NANFA) is dedicated to the appreciation, study and conservation of the continent's native fishes. Goals of the association are to increase and disseminate knowledge about North America's native fishes and their habitats among aquarium hobbyists, biologists, fish and wildlife officials, anglers, educators, students, and others, through publications, electronic media, regional and national meetings, and other means; to promote the conservation of native fishes and the protection/ restoration of natural habitats; and to advance the captive husbandry of North America's native fishes for the educational, scientific, and conservation benefits it affords. (2/18/2005)

  • The Society for Ecological Restoration International (1022)

    The Society for Ecological Restoration International is a non-profit organization comprised of individuals and organizations who are actively engaged in ecologically-sensitive repair and management of ecosystems through an unusually broad array of experience, knowledge sets and cultural perspectives. It's mission is to promote ecological restoration as a means of sustaining the diversity of life on Earth and reestablishing an ecologically healthy relationship between nature and culture. The society also publishes the journal Restoration Ecology . (1/7/2005)

  • The International Year of Freshwater, 2003 (885)

    The United Nations General Assembly in resolution 55/196 proclaimed the year 2003 as the International Year of Freshwater. It encourages Governments, the United Nations system and all other actors to take advantage of the Year to increase awareness of the importance of sustainable freshwater use, management and protection. The International Year of Freshwater provides an opportunity to accelerate the implementation of the principles of integrated water resources management. The Year will be used as a platform for promoting existing activities and spearheading new initiatives in water resources at the international, regional and national levels. (4/7/2003)

  • Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum (880)

    The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum is a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to: preserving America's fly-fishing heritage; teaching its future generations of flyfishers; and protecting its fly-fishing environment. (6/9/1999)

  • American Rivers (819)

    North America's leading national river-conservation organization. Site includes Action Alerts, list of most-endangered rivers. (10/1/1998)

  • River Watch Network (1030)

    Harnessing the power of people and communities to monitor, restore, and protect the world's rivers. (10/1/1998)

  • Union of Concerned Scientists (750)

    Interests in renewable energy, global warming, transportation alternatives to the gasoline automobile, arms control, more. (10/1/1998)

  • The Nature Conservancy (755)

    Among environmental organizations, the Nature Conservancy fills a unique niche: preserving habitats and species by buying the lands and waters they need to survive. (10/1/1998)

  • Nature Heritage Network (768)

    The online manifestation of the International Network of Natural Heritage Programs and Conservation Data Centres. This project is a joint effort of The Nature Conservancy and the Association for Biodiversity Information. (10/1/1998)

  • World Conservation Monitoring Centre (771)

    Publications and data from a leading provider of information on the preservation of global biodiversity. (10/1/1998)

  • EnviroLink (778)

    "The on-line environmental community." (10/1/1998)

  • World Wildlife Fund Global Network (793)

    "The world's largest and most experienced independent conservation organization." (10/1/1998)

  • The Ecology Channel (885)

    Provides high-quality television programming to the American cable TV industry. (10/1/1998)

  • EcoNet (738)

    Environmental alerts, headlines and highlights. (10/1/1998)

  • Great Lakes Information Network (705)

    The Great Lakes Information Network, or GLIN, is a cooperative project of agencies and organizations to provide one place for people to find information relating to the binational Great Lakes region. Topics include the economy and environment, tourism, news, events and weather. (10/1/1998)

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