Connecticut Public Interest Research Group: ConnPIRG takes on powerful interests on behalf of Connecticut’s citizens, working to win concrete results for our health and our well-being. With a strong network of researchers, advocates, organizers and students across the state, ConnPIRG stands up to powerful special interests on issues to stop identity theft, fight political corruption, provide safe and affordable prescription drugs, and strengthen voting rights.
UConn Cooperative Extension System: Provides practical learning resources to address complex problems of families, communities, agriculture, business and industry. CES is part of a nationwide educational network through the University of Connecticut College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
U.S. Geological Survey: Federal source for science about the Earth, its natural and living resources, natural hazards and the environment.
GreenFILE: This resource focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with articles and information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. GreenFILE serves as a resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet. The database provides indexing and abstracts for approximately 295,000 records, and full text for more than 4,600 records.
National Audubon Society: A national network of community-based nature centers and chapters, scientific and educational programs, and advocacy on behalf of areas sustaining important bird populations, engaging millions of people of all ages and backgrounds in positive conservation experiences.
Nature Conservancy: The leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.
Sierra Club: Since 1892, the Sierra Club has been working to protect communities, wild places and the planet itself. The oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States, the Sierra Club has chapters throughout the United States and Canada that offer opportunities for local involvement, activism and outings.