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All About Sustainable Gardening  New Link!

 Thanks to Ms Graham and student Erica at the Cleary Mountain Union Free School District

 

 

 

Planet Pals

 

 

"Flowers, Plants, and Gardening: For Kids!" -

 http://www.serenataflowers.com/Flowers-plants-and-gardening-for-kids

http://www.liveearth.org

http://www.sej.org/foia/index4.htm

http://www.climateprotect.org

http://www.greeneconomics.net/

 http://www.greeneconomy.com/do/Home

 http://www.sfenvironment.com/links/

http://www.nrdc.org/reference/environGroups.asp

http://www.greenthinkers.org/blog/

http://www.worldkids.net/clubs/green/links.html 

 

 http://www.ecomall.com/

 http://www.planetpals.com/greenlinks.html

http://www.throwplace.com/directory/green_links.php

Food and Water Watch

Polluter Watch

 

Dynamic Cities Project NEW!! http://dynamiccities.squarespace.com/  

EPA’s Center for Watershed Protection http://www.cwp.org

Smart Growth http://www.smartgrowth.org

Performance data for Urban Best Management Practices http://www.bmpdatabase.org

Process for Developing Measurable Goals under a General Permit http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/stormwater/measurablegoals/part2.cfm

Smart Growth Primer http://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/pdf/WhySmartGrowth_bk.pdf

Land Use, Transportation, and Environmental Quality http://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/pdf/built.pdf

Training Classes in Smart Growth Best Management Practices http://www.dola.state.co.us/LGS/TA/Workshop.htm#growth

Smart Growth in North Carolina http://www.ncsmartgrowth.org

American Planning Association state links http://www.planning.org

Storm Water Center http://www.stormwatercenter.net and http://www.cwp.org

Smart Growth Network http://smartgrowth.org/library/bytype.asp?typ=15

EPA’s model permit for Phase II http://www.epa.gov/npdes/pubs/modpermit.pdf

Planning for Smart Growth http://www.planning.org/growingsmart/states2002.htm

Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Urban Stormwater Management http://www.metrocouncil.org/environment/watershed/bmp/manual.htm

Brownfields http://www.epa.gov/swerosps/bf/index.html

International Society of Arboriculture – tree ordinances http://www.isa-arbor.com/tree-ord/index.htm

Tree Conservation Ordinances http://store.yahoo.com/scenicam/treconorlanu.html

American Forests  - urban forests, tree policies, etc. http://www.americanforests.org

Environmental Benefits from Trees http://www.treesatlanta.org

CITYGreen software http://www.americanforests.org/download.php?file=/graytogreen/stormwater.pdf

USDA Forest Service Southern Region http://www.urbanforestrysouth.org/ordinances

Benefits of different tree species http://www.metro-region.org/article.cfm?articleid=263

Citizen Support for Tree Ordinances http://www2.champaign.isa-arbor.com/tree-ord

Car Sharing Network http://www.carsharing.net/where.html

Flex Car http://www.flexcar.com/vision/impact.asp

Green Streets http://www.metro-region.org/article.cfm?ArticleID=262

Street guidelines http://cfpub.epa.gov/sgpdb/policy.cfm?policyid=682

NCDOT Traditional Neighborhood Development Guidelines

Low-Impact Development (LID) http://www.lid-stormwater.net

LID for Phase II credit http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/stormwater/menuofbmps/edu_7.cfm

Post Construction Stormwater Management http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/stormwater/menuofbmps/post.cfm

Additional Measure of LID effectiveness http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/stormwater/menuofbmps/edu_7.cfm

Anacostia River LID http://www.lowimpactdevelopment.org

Benefits of protecting sensitive land http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/stormwater/menuofbmps/menu.cfm

Growth Management Leadership Alliance http://www.1000friends.org/smart_growth/state_organizations.cfm

EPA Region 6 list of stormwater resources http://www.epa.gov/region6/water/npdes/sw/resources.pdf

Sprawl City

Investigative Reporting (From KERA)

Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR)
http://www.muckraker.org
Established in 1977, CIR sponsors and produces invesigative projects for television, radio, print and the Web.

Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE)
http://www.ire.org/
IRE provides educational services to reporters, editors and others interested in investigative journalism and works to maintain high professional standards.

Columbia Journalism Review
http://www.cjr.org/
Published bi-monthly since 1961 by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, CJR is a preeminent magazine for professional journalists. Its articles cover trends in the journalism and media industries, professional ethics, and the stories behind the news.

The Fund for Investigative Journalism
http://fij.org/
The Fund for Investigative Journalism awards grants to reporters seeking to undertake investigative projects without the backing of a major news organization. Past FIJ-supported projects have won a variety of awards -- among them Seymour Hersh's Pulitzer Prize for his report on the U.S. Army massacre in the Vietnamese village of My Lai.

The Center for Public Integrity
http://www.publicintegrity.org/default.aspx
The Center for Public Integrity is a non-partisan nonprofit organization that works to produce original, responsible investigative journalism on issues of public concern.

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
http://www.pulitzercenter.org/
Established in 2006 as an independent division of the World Security Institute, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting identifies, sponsors, and distributes independent investigative reporting.

The Smoking Gun
http://www.thesmokinggun.com/
The Smoking Gun Web site uses materials gained via the Freedom of Information Act weigh in on current issues in the news.