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Avian Knowledge Network

The Avian Knowledge Network is a partnership between diverse government agencies, organizations, and people across North America. Together this conglomerate of bird lovers and conservation projects seeks to promote access to tools and data for tracking and protecting avian wildlife. The News section, which includes blogs about the latest developments in the organization, is a great place to start....
Friends of Trees

Based in Portland, Oregon, the Friends of Trees organization is dedicated to restoring urban forests around the country, with a particular emphasis on the Portland metropolitan area. As their Web site notes, "Trees are an essential part of the urban ecosystem. They help keep our water and air clean, prevent erosion, provide wildlife habitat, and make neighborhoods greener, more beautiful places to...
Mass Audubon

Founded in 1896 by two women with a passion for the protection of birds, Mass Audubon works to protect the nature of Massachusetts for people and wildlife. Its 100,000 members help care for 35,000 acres of conservation land. On its site, visitors can learn about its advocacy work through reports, policy papers, and educational outreach efforts. In the Our Conservation Network area, visitors can...
The Chesapeake Bay Program

This Web site is the online presence of the Chesapeake Bay Program, "a unique regional partnership that has led and directed the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay." The site offers a wealth of information regarding the region's flora and fauna, habitats and ecosystem processes, restoration efforts, current events, and much more. For instance, click on Animals and Plants to access pages and pages...
The Marine Mammal Center

This Web site from San Francisco's Marine Mammal Center (MMC) offers a look at current research at the facility. Research focuses primarily on marine mammal health issues, with the goal of improving the rehabilitation process for stranded animals. Visitors to this site can read brief descriptions of current projects in three areas -- Disease Studies; Clinical Technique Studies, which investigates...
WWF Annual Report 2000

Released early in 2001, the World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) annual report describes the organization's work and concerns in six "global priorities": forests, freshwater, oceans and coasts, species, climate change, and toxic chemicals. The lavishly illustrated report also briefly covers the activities of the past year and the Fund's expenditures. Users may download the full text in .pdf or Word format.