Teacher Resources: Education Links

AZA (ASSOCIATION OF ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS)
Group promotes excellence by offering accreditation for qualified zoos around the world. Page includes membership information and list of publications.

BRONX ZOO (WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY)
Part of The Wildlife Conservation Society.

NASA SPACE PLACE
Games, animations, projects, and fun facts about Earth, space and technology.

NATIONAL WETLANDS RESEARCH CENTER
The National Wetlands Research Center is a source and clearinghouse of science information about wetlands in the United States and the world for fellow agencies, private entities, academia and the public at large.

LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
The mission of the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is to preserve and enhance the nonrenewable natural resources of the state, consisting of land, water, oil, gas, and other minerals, through conservation, regulation, and management/exploitation, to ensure that the state of Louisiana realizes appropriate economic benefit from its asset base.

LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES
Strives to manage, conserve, and promote wise utilization of Louisiana's renewable fish and wildlife resources and their supporting habitats through replenishment, protection, enhancement, research, development, and education for the social and economic benefit of current and future generations; to provide opportunities for knowledge of and use and enjoyment of these resources; and to promote a safe and healthy environment for the users of the resources.

U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's mission is, working with others, to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

PROJECT LEARNING TREE
PLT uses the forest as a "window" on the world to increase students' understanding of our environment; stimulate students' critical and creative thinking; develop students' ability to make informed decisions on environmental issues; and instill in students the commitment to take responsible action on behalf of the environment.

PROJECT WET
(Water Education for Teachers) is an award-winning, nonprofit water education program and publisher. The program facilitates and promotes awareness, appreciation, knowledge, and stewardship of water resources through the dissemination of classroom-ready teaching aids and the establishment of internationally sponsored Project WET programs.

WINDOWS ON THE WILD - WORLD WILDLIFE FUND
Known worldwide by its panda logo, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) leads international efforts to protect endangered species and their habitats.

NORTH AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
The North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) is a network of professionals, students, and volunteers working in the field of environmental education throughout North America and in over 55 countries around the world. Since 1971, the Association has promoted environmental education and supported the work of environmental educators.

KIDS F.A.C.E. (KIDS FOR A CLEAN ENVIRONMENT)
The mission of Kids for A Clean Environment is to provide information on environmental issues to children, to encourge and facilitate youth's involvement with effective environmental action and to recognize those efforts which result in the improvement of nature.

SIERRA CLUB ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PAGE
To explore, enjoy and protect the wild places of the earth. To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources. To educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment. To use all lawful means to carry out these objectives.

THE NATIONAL ZOO
Providing leadership in animal care, science, education, and sustainability.

NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION'S KIDS PAGE
National Wildlife Federation inspires Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future.