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. 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. US Army Corps of Engineers: http://www.usace.army.mil/
  13. US Environmental Protection Agency: http://www.epa.gov/
    1. EPA Watershed Academy modules: http://www.epa.gov/watershedacademy/online-training-watershed-management#themes
  14. US Geological Survey (Water page)
  15. US Geological Survey (Nonindigenous Aquatic Species page)
  16. US Department of Agriculture — Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS)
  17. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center (USDA)
  18. Office of Drinking Water (US-EPA)
  19. The Groundwater Foundation
  20. Texas Aquatic Science for Students (Texas Envirothon)
  21. Texas Aquatic Science Teachers’ Guide (Texas Envirothon)
  22. Climate Change Impact on Water Resources (US-EPA)
  23. The Global Conveyor Belt: Effects of Climate Change (NOAA)
  24. In Hot Water: Water Management Strategies to Weather the Effects of Global Warming (California Envirothon)
  25. A River Runs Through It (Pennsylvania Envirothon)
  26. Water Pollution (Pennsylvania Envirothon)
  27. Where Do They Go In The Winter? (Pennsylvania Envirothon)
  28. A Fish and Livestock Tale (Pennsylvania Envirothon)
  29. Today’s Forests, Tomorrow’s Legacy (University of Rhode Island)
  30. Coastal & Estuarine Ecology Overview (Virginia Master Naturalists Basic Training)

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