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American Rivers

North America's leading river-saving organization. Find out about North America's Most Endangered and Threatened Rivers of 1996. 1025 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 720, Washington, D.C. 20005 Phone: (202) 347-7550 Fax: (202) 347-9240
ID Number : 2704
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Anacostia Watershed Network

Comprehensive web site that provides information on the Anacostia Watershed. Includes natural history, history & culture, recreation & attractions, maps, data, online calendar and messageboard, and more...
ID Number : 5983
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Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment

Welcome! Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment is a resource for public education about the local environment and for volunteer involvement in environmental improvement efforts.
ID Number : 361
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Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States

For 100 years the Audubon Naturalist Society has inspired the people of the Nation's Capital and environs to love and respect the gifts of our natural inheritance.
ID Number : 219
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Audubon Society of the District of Columbia

The Audubon Society of the District of Columbia (D.C. Audubon, formerly New Columbia Audubon) is the Washington, D.C. chapter of the National Audubon Society. Board meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month at the National Audubon Society offices at 1901 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite 1100. All are welcome.
ID Number : 11739
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 1  Calleva Outdoor Adventures - Green/Environmental Program

Calleva is now expanding our Outdoor Education options to include Green/Environmental Programming to compliment our current Adventure-based programs. Environmental Education focuses on Sustainability, Stewardship, and Agricultural practices. Groups now have two GREEN choices: 1) Choose two to four, 45 minute to 3 hour workshops and rotate your class through them much like a Ropes Course; 20 Customize Green programming into our standard Adventure-based programs.
Show Details | Visit Page | ID Number : 24043
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Chesapeake Marine Aquaria Society

Local club for bringing together marine fish and reef aquarists in the Maryland/DC area. Hosting MACNA XIII conference at Baltimore's new Waterfront Marriot in August 2001.
ID Number : 8550
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Chesapeake Wildlife Sanctuary

Wildlife Care Center: Wild Orphan Baby Nursery and Shock-Trauma Emergency Hospital for injured and orphaned wildlife serving the Maryland, Washington DC, and VA areas. Student internships and volunteer opportunities available.
ID Number : 8549
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Conservation International

A nonprofit organization using science, economics, policy, and community involvement to promote biodiversity conservation in endangered ecosystems worldwide.
ID Number : 2812
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Department of Environmental Quality

The Mission of the Department of Environmental Quality is to protect the Environment of Virginia in order to promote the Health and well-being of the Citizens of Commonwealth.
ID Number : 4032
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Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve

Dyke Marsh is a freshwater tidal wetland consisting of 380 acres just south of Alexandria, Virginia, and north of historic Mt. Vernon. Located on the west bank of the Potomac River some 95 miles from the Chesapeake Bay, Dyke Marsh is owned by the U. S. Federal Government and is managed by the National Park Service as a part of the George Washington Memorial Parkway. It is an area of open water, cattail marsh, wetland shrubs and plants, and deciduous swamp forest.
ID Number : 11738
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EcoStewards Alliance

Community-based organization providing guidance & resources for individual choices toward a lighter impact upon our environment.
ID Number : 15531
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EDF Scorecard: Hazardous Air Pollutant Report: DC

ID Number : 6340
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Federal Duck Stamp Program

elcome to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Federal Duck Stamp Home Page. The Federal Duck Stamp Program (under thedirection of the Assistant Director, External Affairs), is one of the most successful conservation ventures in existence today.Revenues collected from stamp sales are deposited directly into the Migratory Bird Conservation Fund to purchase wetlands andwildlife habitat for inclusion into the National Wildlife Refuge System.
ID Number : 8238
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 2  Friends of Huntley Meadows Park

Founded in 1985, Friends of Huntley Meadows Park is a nonprofit organization of individuals dedicated to the protection of Fairfax County's premier wetland wildlife sanctuary. The more than 400 members represent an active influential voice for the Park and for open space throughout the county.
Show Details | Visit Page | ID Number : 19358
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Friends of the Shenandoah River

The Friends of the Shenandoah River is a volunteer, non-profit, scientific organization dedicated to the preservation and protection of the Shenandoah River watershed and it's tributaries.
ID Number : 19030
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Green DC

This site is designed to be a comprehensive resource on environmental issues in the District of Columbia. Here, you'll find information about current programs, policies, services, events, and issues.
ID Number : 23759
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magicalliance.org

MAGIC will work to connect and expand the greenway system in Maryland to provide corridors for wildlife and plant propagation. MAGIC recognizes such connections are critical to providing long-term vitality and diversity of plants and animals. Research has shown that biodiversity decreases in isolated parks or small tracts of protected land. MAGIC's primary focus will be:- To promote the development of a system of interconnected parks and other protected conservation land, as habitat for wildlife and plants.- To provide wide wildlife corridors between fragmented tracts of protected land to encourage propagation of wildlife and plants.- To protect watersheds from erosion and pollutants to insure clean water is available for animal and human consumption.- To provide wildlife passages, under or over roads where they cross wildlife corridors to enable animals or trails users to cross roads safely.- To serve as a clearinghouse and coordinating office on conservation policy matters, on scientific and technical data relating to conservation, and on meetings and actions concerned with conservation and protection of all species.- To work with our members, and like-minded government and private agencies in furtherance of our defined goals.Membership will consist of a consortium of like-minded organizations and citizens working cooperatively to achieve our stated objectives and goals. Legal Status MAGIC is a 501(c)(3) organization, incorporated in the state of Maryland.
ID Number : 12844
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Maryland Department of the Environment

In 1987 the Maryland Department of the Environment was created to protect and preserve the states natural resources. In addition to restoring Maryland environment and safeguarding the environmental health of Maryland citizens, MDE's duties encompass enforcement and regulation, long-term planning and research, and technical assistance to industry and communities for pollution, growth issues, and environmental emergencies.
ID Number : 19310
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Maryland Ornithological Society

The Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS) is a nonprofit, statewide organization of people who are interested in birds and nature. It was founded in 1945 and incorporated in 1956 to promote the study and enjoyment of birds. MOS promotes knowledge about our natural resources, and fosters its appreciation and conservation. The Society also maintains a system of sanctuaries to encourage the conservation of birds and bird habitat, and to help record and publish observations of bird life.
ID Number : 8553
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Maryland Ornithological Society : Montgomery County Chapter

The Montgomery County Chapter (MCC/MOS) is one of 16 local chapters of the Maryland Ornithological Society. Its 300-plus members come from Montgomery and neighboring Maryland counties as well as the District ofColumbia and Northern Virginia. We hold monthly meetings, September through May, at 7:30 pm on the secondThursday of each month. The March meeting is replaced by our Annual Social usually held on Friday.
ID Number : 8554
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National Audubon Society: DC Chapter

The New Columbia Audubon Society is the Washington, D.C. chapter of the National Audubon Society. The chapter meets six times per year on the thirdWednesday of the month, unless otherwise announced..
Chapter information line: (202)547-2355
ID Number : 3847
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National Library for the Environment Online

The National Library for the Environment is a free & regularly updated online resource of environmental information. National Council forScience and the Environment 1725 K Street, NW, Suite 212, Washington, D.C. 20006-1401 Phone (202) 530- 5810 cnie@cnie.org Fax (202) 628-4311
ID Number : 3913
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National Water Resources Association

The National Water Resources Association is anonprofit federation of state organizations whosemembership includes rural water districts,municipal water entities, commercial companiesand individuals.
ID Number : 370
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Nuclear Control Institute

It begins with a dramatic introduction on the growing danger of plutonium, an atom-bomb material in world commerce. But it is not too late to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons. Find out how.
ID Number : 2721
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Ocean City, Maryland Reef Foundation

The Ocean City Reef Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to the enhancement of the local marine habitat through the creation and monitoring of artificial reef systems.
ID Number : 18735
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Patuxent Bird Identification Infocenter

A presentation of bird photographs, songs, identification tips, distribution maps, and life history information for North American birds, and a forum for commentary and discussion on birds.
ID Number : 3848
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Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Scientists of the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center have been involved with studies in areas such as waterfowl harvest, wildlife habitat improvement,environmental contaminants, endangered species, migratory birds, and wildlife population analysis. 12100 Beech Forest Road, Suite 4039 Laurel, Maryland 20708-4039 USA Telephone: 301-497-5500 Fax: 301-497-5505
ID Number : 2717
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Potomac Cleanup

The Alice Ferguson Foundation was established in 1954 as a non-profit organization chartered in the state of Maryland. Our mission is to provide experiences that encourage connections between people, the natural environment, farming and the cultural heritage of the Potomac River Watershed, which lead to personal environmental responsibility.
ID Number : 20895
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Second Chance Wildlife Center

ildlife rehabilitation center whose goal is to return injured and orphaned animals back to their habitat. SCWC is a nonprofit, all volunteer center in the Metropolitan Washington, DC area.
ID Number : 19163
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Sierra Club, The - Montgomery County

Representing over 4000 Sierra Club Members in Montgomery County, Maryland.
ID Number : 236
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State Birds

A list of state birds, by common and scientific name.
ID Number : 23081
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SustainableBusiness.com

SustainableBusiness.com has a global reputation as the center for environment and business on the Internet, providing news, resources, insight, and inspiration to accelerate momentum toward a green economy. The site serves as a pulse for the industry; it comprehensively covers the progress business is making through innovations in environmental management systems and product design, and through the spectrum of green business sectors such as renewable energy, recycling, social investing, and green building.
ID Number : 12598
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The National Wildlife Federation

NWF focuses its efforts on five core issue areas (Endangered Habitat, Water Quality, Land Stewardship, Wetlands, andSustainable Communities), and pursues a range of educational projects, and activist, advocacy, and litigation initiatives,within these core areas.
8925 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22184
Tel : (703) 790-4000

ID Number : 8556
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The Potomac Conservancy

The mission of the Potomac Conservancy is to conserve and enhance the scenic, recreational, natural andhistoric qualities of the Potomac River and its landscape.
Tel : 202 338 4700
ID Number : 7300
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The Potomac River Guide

The Potomac River Guide has information about the sites along the river as well as a calendar of events.
ID Number : 18742
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The Raptor Conservancy of Virginia

The Raptor Conservancy of Virginia (RCV) is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to the rehabilitaion and release of native Virginia birds of prey.
ID Number : 18112
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The Trash Force

The Trash Force hosts twice-monthly weekend excursions picking up trash and recyclables from parks, roadways, and other natural (and unnatural) areas. All are welcome to join these outings on a one-shot or regular basis.
ID Number : 3467
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Traveling Artist Wildflower Project

Wildflower watercolor illustrations from the Nat'l Parks of the Southwest and Great Plains. Each floral specimen was depicted live in the field without benefit of sample taking or photography.
ID Number : 17696
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U.S. Geological Survey in the Maryland, Delaware, and D.C. Area

The Maryland-Delaware-D.C. DistrictOffice is mostly involved with conducting water-resources investigations.However, the District Chief (Baltimore) represents all of USGS in Maryland and DC.
ID Number : 8270
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Virginia Society of Ornithology

The Virginia Society of Ornithology, Inc. exists to encourage the systematic study of birds in Virginia, to stimulate interest in birds, and to assist the conservation of wildlife and other natural resources.
ID Number : 11737
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Voice of the Naturalist

Voice of the Naturalist is a service of the Audubon Naturalist Society. The Voice of the Naturalist is written and recorded on Tuesday mornings. The area covered is (with rare exceptions) DC, MD, VA, andsouthern DE.
ID Number : 19360
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Wildlife Rescue League

The Wildlife Rescue League supports rehabilitation by providing basic supplies, recruiting transporters who will deliver injured and orphaned wildlife to the rehabilitators when necessary, and running the wildlife hotline. We provide training and reference materials for volunteers.
Tel : (703) 391-8625 (administrative calls only)
ID Number : 7393
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World Wide Fund for Nature

Contains comprehensive environmental news and information from the world'slargest conservation organization. Topics include forests, climate change,marine issues, pollution, species, wildlife, and sustainable development
ID Number : 2730
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www.MCRecycles.org

Join other Montgomery County residents interested in improving the environment.
ID Number : 15173
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