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  • Carolina Nature - Will Cook's personal web site with photographs and information about birds, butterflies, and plants; links to nature resources.
  • Carolina Recycling Association - State-based recycling association conserves resources by advancing waste reduction and recycling. Includes board, membership, councils, and events. Based in Pittsboro, NC.
  • Catawba Lands Conservancy - A regional land trust that protects the land, water and wildlife resources of the Southern Piedmont and Lower Catawba River Basin.
  • Citizen's Handbook of North Carolina's Environmental Information Sources - Lists and links to information sources on a wide variety of topics.
  • Conservation Trust for North Carolina - Helps protect the state's land and water resources. Features land trust assistance, landowner assistance, public policy, and list of local land trusts across the state.
  • If It's Water - Licensed Water Treatment Facility Operator managing watersystems for 15 years. Holds an A-Well, C-Surface, Distribution License, Water MeterTechnician License and a State Certified Drinking Water Lab.
  • Jeff Pippen's Nature Home Page - Photographs and notes on butterflies, dragonflies, birds, and other animals.
  • Land Management Group - Environmental consultants specializing in wetlands, CAMA permits and soil sciences. Company profile, information on services and projects.
  • NCPIRG - North Carolina Public Interest Research Group - Works to uncover threats to public health and well-being and fight to end them via investigative research, media exposés, grassroots organizing, advocacy and litigation.
  • Nicholas School of The Environment - Duke University's graduate research and professional school for the interdisciplinary study of the environment, biological, physical and social sciences. Features research and division centers, staff and faculty, news, facilities, academic programs.
  • North Carolina Arboretum - A public institution integrating education, landscape, and research that elevates the aesthetic, cultural, and economic quality of life in North Carolina.
  • North Carolina Botanical Garden - A regional center for research, conservation, and interpretation of plants located in Chapel Hill.
  • North Carolina Chapter of The Nature Conservancy - Information about preserves, natural history, and conservation initiatives.
  • North Carolina Conservation Network - Statewide network of environmental groups. Information on membership and projects.
  • North Carolina Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Information about programs and concerns related to the coastal region, toxic contaminants, endangered species, habitat management, wetlands, and other aspects of fish and wildlife protection and enhancement.
  • North Carolina Geological Survey - Information about geology and mineral resources in the state, including geologic and geophysical maps, publications, education programs, professional licensing and other regulatory requirements, and FAQs.
  • North Carolina Natural Heritage Program - Inventories, catalogues, and facilitates protection of the rarest and the most outstanding elements of the natural diversity of the state.
  • North Carolina Nonpoint Source Management Program - Program history and updates, Section 319 grant information, nutrient strategies, and buffer rules.
  • North Carolina Sociological Association - Dedicated to making available scholarly knowledge of the social patterns of North Carolina to the region, nation and world.
  • North Carolina Spring Water Association (NCSWA) - Works with the Attorney General of all the states for protection of open bodies of water and to stop the destruction of our water sheds.
  • Office of Environmental Education - Serves as a clearinghouse linking people to environmental education materials, facilities, programs, and professionals across the state.
  • Open Space Protection Collaborative - Several land conservation organizations work jointly to increase the voluntary preservation of open space. Features overview of the partnership, tax incentive details, advisor tools, FAQs.
  • The Science House at North Carolina State University - A learning outreach program with a mission to work with K-12 teachers to emphasize the use of hands-on learning activities in science and mathematics. Forum; annotated directory of links; and searchable resources for science, math and for hands-on activities in general.
  • Search for Plants and Animals at State Parks - Checklists, photos, and information on the wildlife of each state park from the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation.
  • SpaceTalk - A student organization at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, advocating the human exploration of space. Includes news, forum and member area.
  • State Climate Office of North Carolina - The official website for the state's climate information and data retrieval. Features online data, FAQs, education resources.