Web Information Sources for Educators.

Includes Human Ecology

An Exploratorium Learning Studio Resource Guide

This page is intended to be a quick guide to only a few resources.
See your local library for more information on this topic.

All links on this page have been evaluated for quality

Due to the usefulness of these pages to some Learning Studio visitors we have decided to make them available over the web at a very early date in their development. Do check back soon as we will continue to develop these pages.

Current News Sources

Official Agency Pages


Research Institutions

Projects and Programs

Periodicals / Magazines / Journals

Publication Directories


Maps and charts



Invasive Species

Image Sources

Education Resource Sections

Materials in the Learning Studio

San Francisco Bay Area Local Resources

San Francisco Bay Area Local Events

Other Useful and Interesting Sites

Related Pages:
Biology Earth System Science

Current News Sources:
Sites devoted to news on the topic of this page.

News From Agencies and Associations:

[topic] News Pages:

Commercial Press:

Official Agency Pages:

United States:

Other Nations:

Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network (EMAN)

USDA Forest Service Conservation Education


Biodiversity Support Program

British Ecological Society

Research Institutions:

US Long Term Ecological Research Network

Projects and Programs:

Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystem (GCTE)

Periodicals / Magazines / Journals:


Print Periodicals with Web Pages:

Electronic Periodicals:

Publication Directories:

Australia's Biodiversity Clearing House Mechanism - Key Publications for Biodiversity

EMAN and Partners Publications

GCTE - Newsletters, Brochures, Posters, and Presentations

Natural Heritage Program Fact Sheets & Brochures


ECOTOXicology database

Online Library System (OLS) - EPA

Maps and charts:

EPA - Envirofacts - Queries, Maps & Reports


Forest Ecology Terminology


ADE4 2001: Multivariate Analysis of Environmental Data software package

Invasive Species:

Invasive Species: The Nation's Invasive Species Information System

Non-native Plant and Animal Species of Concern in Aquatic and Wetland Habitats in Vermont

Species Profiles at

Teacher Resources at

Invasive Plants:


California Exotic Pest Plant Council

Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants - University of Florida

Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG)

Federal Interagency Committee for the Management of Noxious and Exotic Weeds

Exotic Plant Information Center - GLIFWC

Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council

Hawaiian Alien Plant Studies

Pacific Northwest Exotic Pest Plant Council

Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council

Southwest Exotic Plant Information Clearinghouse

TNC Wildland Invasive Species Team

Weeds Gone Wild: Alien Plant Invaders of Natural Areas

Publication Directories:

Invasive Plant Articles and Publications - CIPWG

PCA Alien Plant Working Group - Fact Sheets Section

Publications - Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council

Species Lists & Databases:

Listed Noxious Weeds and Invasive Non-Native plants - Eastern Region, USDA-Forest Service

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services - Noxious Weed List

SCDNR - Illegal Aquatic Plants of South Carolina

VA NHP Invasive Alien Plants List

Image Sources:
Education Resource Sections:
Some sites have sections devoted to educational material.
Materials in the Learning Studio:
Note: These are only a few possible searches.
Access to the Learning Studio is available for the public.
Also a small 'paper clip' next to a record indicates a web link.

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San Francisco Bay Area Local Resources:

Northern California:

San Francisco:

The Green Gate NRDC's Environmental Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco Bay Area Local Events:
This section only lists events in the counties that border San Francisco Bay

Aquatic Outreach Institute

Other Useful and Interesting Sites:

Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk Project (HEAR)

Major Biomes of the World

Population Ecology

World Wildlife Fund - Ecoregions

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Created: gp December 13, 2001
Modified: gp August 8, 2002