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This page is in serious need of demolition and reconstruction. I'll leave it here because at least some of the links still work. Until I manage to put in the new version, though, you may want to search with a search engine such as Google or AlltheWeb to find a current address.

Reference and Directories

EXTOXNET - EXtension TOXicology NETwork
Excellent source of pesticide data in an easy to understand format.
New Jersey Hazardous Substance Factsheets
They take a long time to load. When requesting a factsheet, use 'anonymous' as a username and your email address as a password.
Environmental Organization WebDirectory
Extensive listing of environmental sites
Endangered and Extinct Species Lists
MedWeb: Toxicology
Pointers to lots of interesting toxicology and pesticide information.
GORP - Bird Watching and Related Information on Birds
GORP - Nature & Wildlife
National Environmental Information Resource Center
Welcome to EE-Link
Environmental education resources

Native Plants and Urban Wildlife

Grand Prairie Friends: Native Plants resources
Book reviews, pointers to native plant sites and more
Gary Lipe's Wildflower Homepage
Gardens, nureries, events, and more for most states
Backyard Birding
From the Baltimore Bird Club
UMN Urban Wildlife refs
References to journal articles and books of interest
Urban Critters: Life is Wild in the City!
An article about urban wildlife in the Seattle area
Urban Fox Ecology
A thesis project

Ecology and Wildlife

Washington Gap Analysis Home Page
Species distribution maps for Washington and more
University of Puget Sound Slater Museum
Index to their catalog, and lists of species seen in WA state
Biodiversity and Biological Collections WWW Server
Newsletters, checklists, more
Tweeters Birding
Archives the Tweeters (see mail lists) digests; links to other birding sites
Birding and ecological sites in CASCADIA
Birding in British Columbia
Oregon Birders On Line
The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Biodiversity, Ecology, ...
World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Ecological Information
Gopher access to some biodiversity catalogs.
Ecology Resource Network: Butterfly: Larry Lamb's List
References to books and magazine articles.
The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Herpetology (Biosciences)


The Tree of Life Home Page
Gray botanical index of new world plants
MendelWeb Homepage
Introduction to Mendelian genetics.


Garden Gate on Prairienet
One of the biggest collections of gardening links
Links to Gardening-Related Home Pages
Travis Saling's links
UW Medicinal Herb Garden Home Page
Tour the University of Washington Medicinal Herb Garden
Resistant Pest Management Newsletter

Regional Organizations

California Native Plant Society Home Page
Evergreen Foundation's Home Page
Northwest Ecosystem Alliance
Seattle Audubon Society (SAS)
Washington State Audubon Home Page
Washington Ornithological Society (WOS)

National Organizations

Bat Conservation International
Canadian Wildlife Federation - Federation canadienne de la faun
National Audubon Society
National Wildflower Research Center
Sierra Club Home Page

State and Local Government Programs

King County Surface Water Management (SWM) (Washington)
Many useful things, including opportunities to pull noxious weeds from your local parks, and help rescue native plants from contruction areas.
Oregon Extension Service Home Page
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Home Page
Oregon Wildlife Viewing reports
Washington State Department of Ecology

Federal Government Programs and National Parks

Environmental Protection Agency
The Center for Urban Ecology
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Home Page
U.S. National Park Service (NPS)
National Parks of Washington State
National Biological Service's Home Page
NA Bird Breeding Survey
North American Amphibian Monitoring Program
National Wildlife Refuge System

Mailing Lists

Moderated discussion of PNW ecological matters
Tweeters Birding Email
Unmoderated Washington state and B.C. area birding discussions.
Unmoderated discussion of native plants and urban wildlife in the Pacific Northwest
URBWLF-L: Urban Wildlife Working Group: Ecology, Education, ...
Unmoderated Urban Wildlife discussions.

News Groups

Web Search Engines

Alta Vista
Full-text search most of the Web and 13000 newsgroups.
MetaCrawler Searching
Search Yahoo, Lycos, and some others simultaneously.
DejaNews Research Service
Full text of most non-alt.* groups. Will eventually be a one-year archive.


Recycler's World
Recycling information and trading.
Bill Nye, the Science Guy.
PCL Map Collection
Huge collection of sites containing maps and mapping data.
The On-line Books Page
Thousands of public domain books.