North Carolina Science and Environment in the Best of the Web Directory

North Carolina Science and Environment

The Citizens Handbook of NC Environmental Information Sources

Provides a guide to environmental issues and resources in the state.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: North Carolina

Government agency working to understand and predict changes in environment and to conserve, protect, and manage natural resources. Offers extensive information on programs, activities, research centers and laboratories. MS Word document.

Network for Endangered Sea Turtles (N.E.S.T.)

Nonprofit organization dedicated to preserve and protect habitats and migration routes of sea turtles and other marine animals. Includes news, rescue and rehab, and ways to help.

North Carolina Coastal Federation

Contains details of membership, advocacy, initiatives, education, news and resources.

North Carolina Coastal Reserve

Features details of the coastal reserve and national estuarine research reserve. Includes sections on reserve sites, research, education, the coastal training program, stewardship and maps.

North Carolina Conservation Network

Presents an overview of the network aimed at protecting air, water and the quality of life in the state. Includes details of issues, strategy, resources, events, jobs, a blog, news and contacts.

North Carolina Energy Forum

Community of concerned citizens devoted to improving public understanding and support for the diverse energy resources in North Carolina.

North Carolina Geological Survey

Contains details of the survey including landslide information, maps and aerial photo data.

North Carolina Native Plant Society

Provides details of membership, programs, chapters, events, issues and guidelines. Includes a plant gallery.

North Carolina Natural Heritage Program

Offers a mission statement and inventory with details of publications, heritage data, site conservation and partners.

North Carolina Reserve - The Rachel Carson Compontent

Features information on Rachel Carson and the complex of islands bearing her name.

State Climate Office of North Carolina

Contains details of data, products, education outreach and a section on the aspects of North Carolina climate.

UNC Science Festival

Festival with science demos, lab tours and talks, hands-on activities, and other science experiences.

USGS: Science In Your Backyard: North Carolina

Information includes scientific news releases, maps, tools, and real time information about water and earhtquakes in North Carolina.

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