Eco-Links

Links to other environmental organizations and websites.
 
Our Area Friends and Partners:
 
Elkhart County Parks
www.elkhartcountyparks.org
 
Elkhart County Soil & Water Conservation District
www.elkcoswcd.org
 
Elkhart County Solid Waste Management District
www.in-map.net/counties/ELKHART/GOVERNMENT/sd/swmd
   
St. Joseph County Parks
www.sjcparks.org
 
WNIT Outdoor Elements
www.wnit.org/outdoorelements/index.html
 
Woodlawn Nature Center
www.woodlawnnaturecenter.com
 
WVPE
www.wvpe.org
 
Just for Kids!:
Recycle City:
http://www.epa.gov/recyclecity/
 
Bill Nye the Science Guy:
http://nyelabs.com/
 
Eddy the Eco-Dog
http://www.eddytheeco-dog.com/
 
Adventures of Herman the Worm
http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/worms/
 
For Teachers and Parents:
National Wildlife Federation's new www.climateclassroom.org is designed to help parents and teachers talk to students of differing ages about climate change.  Its features include guidelines for parents, proposed new national global warming educator guidelines, age-adapted sources of useful curricula, a downloadable slide presentation ofr kids, presenter's guide and more!
 
Another National Wildlife Federation website is www.Greenhour.org. A website rich in family friendly content where families can explore and share their outdoor experiences and backyard adventures.
 
Join the Children and Nature Network to be a part of a growing, global community of people and organization committed to working together to reconnect children with nature.  If you have read the book Last Child in the Woods, you will want to be a part of this network! www.cnaturenet.org
 
Are you looking for natural history information or ideas for environmental education?  Take a peak at www.enaturalist.org a website created on behalf of the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History.