Resource Sites and Photo Galleries

Resource sites

  • This site is designed to make availale information about the “distribution, biogeography, biodiversity, and identification of Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies) world-wide. Here you will find resources and other links to this highly diverse member of our environment.
  • The online National Library for the Environment includes many free resources, including 692 excellent (objective, nonpartisan, technically accurate) reports produced by the Congressional Research Service.
  • NatureServe provides authoritative conservation information in a searchable database for more than 50,000 plants, animals, and ecological communities of the United States and Canada.
  • LandHelp contains links to 31 broad categories of information which then link to 2,613 more resources. Major topics include but are not limited to: planning; water; forests; fire; rangelands; fish and wildlife; livestock; small acreage management; pests; emergencies, health and safety; legal issues; recreation; tourism and value added enterprises; financial aid and programs; community assessment and management; green infrastructure; and a”Teaching Packages” Section.
  • – This new nature portal offers online searchable field guides to over 4,800 plant and animal species.
  • Digital Texas Flora – a digital database with lots of useful resources in one place including photogalleries, identification information, plant data, etc…
  • Patuxent Bird Identification InfoCenter – photographs, songs, videos, identification tips, maps, and life history information for North American birds. Looking for a great bird ID web site to share with callers or e-mailers? Try this one on the USGS site.
  • SREL Herpetology – this wonderful herpetology identification web page from the
    Savannah River Ecology Lab and the University of Georgia. Lots of great
    photos and descriptions!
  • The UK’s Natural History Museum—Department of Entomology HOSTS is a database of the hostplants of the world’s butterfly and moth (Lepidoptera) caterpillars.
  • Antbase is a website aimed at providing the best possible access to the wealth of information on ants.
Photo Galleries

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