Additional Aquatics Resources

  1. Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation: www.dcr.virginia.gov
    1. Division of Natural Heritage Fact Sheets (DCR)
  2. Virginia’s Soil and Water Conservation Districts: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/soil_and_water/swcds.shtml
  3. Virginia Institute of Marine Science: http://www.vims.edu/
    1. Climate Change Impacts and Adaptations (VIMS): http://www.vims.edu/research/centers/programs/icccr/_docs/coastal_ecosystems.pdf
    2. Virginia’s Shallow Water Habitats (VIMS): http://web.vims.edu/bio/shallowwater/index.html
    3. Field Guide to Virginia’s Salt and Brackish Water Plants (VIMS): http://ccrm.vims.edu/education/seminarpresentations/plant_id-08/8x11brochureannotated2rh.pdf
  4. Virginia Department of Environmental Quality: www.deq.virginia.gov
  5. Virginia Coastal Zone Management: http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/CoastalZoneManagement.aspx
    1. VA Coastal Zone Management Magazine: http://www.deq.state.va.us/Programs/CoastalZoneManagement/ReportsPublications/VACZMMagazine.aspx
    2. Living Shorelines Program: http://www.deq.state.va.us/Portals/0/DEQ/CoastalZoneManagement/Virginia_Living_Shorelines_Initiative_Fact_Sheet_January_2014.pdf
  6. Virginia Department of Forestry Water Quality page: http://www.dof.virginia.gov/water/index.htm
  7. Virginia’s Natural Resource Guide: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/instruction/environmental_literacy/va-natural/index.shtml
  8. Chesapeake Bay Program: http://www.chesapeakebay.net/
    1. Bay Program Field Guide: http://www.chesapeakebay.net/fieldguide
  9. Saving the Bay Makes Dollars and Sense (Virginia Tech)
  10. Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership: http://www.apnep.org/
  11. Blackwater Nottoway Riverkeeper Program: http://blackwaternottoway.com/
  12. Tennessee Valley Authority (Clinch, Holston and Powell Rivers): http://www.tva.gov/river/
  13. US Army Corps of Engineers: http://www.usace.army.mil/
  14. US Environmental Protection Agency: http://www.epa.gov/
    1. EPA Watershed Academy modules: http://www.epa.gov/watershedacademy/online-training-watershed-management#themes
  15. US Geological Survey (Water page)
  16. US Geological Survey (Nonindigenous Aquatic Species page)
  17. US Department of Agriculture — Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS)
  18. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center (USDA)
  19. Office of Drinking Water (US-EPA)
  20. Water Management (Environment Canada)
  21. The Groundwater Foundation
  22. Texas Aquatic Science for Students (Texas Envirothon)
  23. Texas Aquatic Science Teachers’ Guide (Texas Envirothon)
  24. Climate Change Impact on Water Resources (US-EPA)
  25. The Global Conveyor Belt: Effects of Climate Change (NOAA)
  26. In Hot Water: Water Management Strategies to Weather the Effects of Global Warming (California Envirothon)
  27. A River Runs Through It (Pennsylvania Envirothon)
  28. Water Pollution (Pennsylvania Envirothon)
  29. Where Do They Go In The Winter? (Pennsylvania Envirothon)
  30. A Fish and Livestock Tale (Pennsylvania Envirothon)
  31. Today’s Forests, Tomorrow’s Legacy (University of Rhode Island)
  32. Coastal & Estuarine Ecology Overview (Virginia Master Naturalists Basic Training)

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