page to find organizations based on the focus of their activities. Click
on the circles in our shared visions diagram for listings of organizations.
Storm Drainage, and Wetlands
Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds
connects you to numerous local, regional and national floodplain management
Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies
of public agencies whose function is the protection of lives, property
and economic activity from the adverse impacts of storm and flood waters.
Wetlands Inventory Center
Wetlands Inventory (NWI) of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service produces
information on the characteristics, extent, and status of the Nation™s
wetlands and deepwater habitats.
National Wetlands Research Center
The mission of the National Wetlands Research Center is to develop and
disseminate scientific information needed for understanding the ecology
and values of our nation's wetlands and for managing and restoring wetland
habitats and associated plant and animal communities.
and Green Design
on Green Design and Manufacturing
1993 to encourage multi- disciplinary research and education on environmental
management, design for environment and pollution prevention issues in
mission is to help the worldwide transformation toward sustainability,
by supporting ecovillages, joining with like-minded partners, and expanding
education and demonstration programs in sustainable living.
Design Education Initiative
A good resource
for those wanting to learn more about green infrastructure.
for the New Urbanism
architects, developers, planners, and others involved in the creation
of cities and towns, teaching them how to implement the principles of
the New Urbanism.
coalition promoting a better way to grow; one that protects farmland and
open space, revitalizes neighborhoods, keeps housing affordable, and makes
communities more livable.
of the Smart Growth Network is to encourage development that better serves
the economic, environmental and social needs of communities. The Network
provides a forum for information-sharing, education, tool development
and application, and collaboration on smart growth issues.
Watch Clearinghouse mission is to make the tools, techniques, and strategies
developed to manage growth, accessible to citizens, grassroots organizations,
environmentalists, public officials, planners, architects, the media and
business leaders. The Clearinghouse works to identify, collect, compile,
and disseminate information on the best land use practices, for those
to resources and to one another to create healthym vital, sustainable
resource for working journalists and researchers involved in the SmartGrowth
Forestry and Wildlife
Center for Urban and Community Forestry
responds to Urban and Community Forestry needs, facilitates and supports
new and existing research, and coordinates the exchange of information
among the states in the New England and New York region in order to contribute
to healthy and sustainable communities.
to promote conservation and management of forests and related natural
resources in cities, with a focus on obtaining the highest social, environmental,
psychological, and economic benefit.
Greenways and Trails
Goal is to
support America's trails by finding common ground and promoting cooperation
among all trail interests.
and other trail advocates have joined forces around a 2,600 mile traffic-free
path linking East Coast cities from Maine to Florida for an urban alternative
to the highly popular Appalachian Trail.
to Trails Conservancy
create a strong system of rail-trails: multi-purpose public paths created
from former railroad corridors.
and Greenways Clearinghouse
provides technical assistance, information resources and referrals to
trail and greenway advocates and developers across the nation.
Mountain Club promotes the protection, enjoyment, and wise use of the
mountains, rivers and trails of the Northeast.
to Federal Providers of Outdoor Recreation and Other Related Programs
A good source
of links to organizations involved with outdoor recreation.
Recreation Resource List
wealth of information concerning outdoor recreation research and activities.
entries on issues related to environmental justice.
Justice Resource Center
serve as a research, policy, and information clearinghouse on issues related
to environmental justice, race and the environment, civil rights, facility
siting, land use planning, brownfields, transportation equity, suburban
sprawl, and Smart Growth.
Gardens and Brownfields Reuse
Community Gardening Association
nonprofit membership organization of professionals, volunteers and supporters
of community greening in urban and rural communities.
of non-profit organizations helping to promote the redevelopment of Brownfield
properties throughout the United States.
for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens
for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens is a California non-profit organization
that was established in 1997 to preserve and operate Fairview Gardens,
the historic farm where their products are grown. Founded in 1895, Fairview
Gardens is considered by some to be the oldest organic farm in southern
California, and is now preserved in perpetuity through an agricultural
society that promotes urban food production and environmental conservation.
Schoolyard, in collaboration with Martin Luther King Junior Middle School,
provides urban public school students with a one-acre organic garden and
a kitchen classroom. Using food systems as a unifying concept, students
learn how to grow, harvest, and prepare nutritious seasonal produce.
Initiative will empower States, communities, and other stakeholders in
economic development to work together in a timely manner to prevent, assess,
safely clean up, and sustainably reuse brownfields.
for Responsible Management, Inc.
achieve effective collaboration and cooperation between the public and
private sectors on public policy issues relating, but not limited, to
environmental, public safety and health concerns.
is a non-profit organization that works to develop a just and sustainable
food system in the New York City region.
is a grass-roots organization that promotes economic, human and community
development in Holyoke, Massachusetts through projects relating to food
and urban agriculture.
Spaces and Public Art
magazine on waterfronts, public art, urban development and civic participation.
for Public Spaces
website for exploring environmental education on the Internet.
Office of Environmental Education
advance and support education efforts that develop an environmentally
conscious and responsible public.
for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education
Goal is to
provide access to the best information available for teaching and learning
about science, mathematics, and the environment.
American Association for Environmental Education
the Association has promoted environmental education and supported the
work of environmental educators.
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