Eco-Links

Links to other environmental organizations and websites.

Helpful Resources:

Indiana DNR Wildlife Rehabilitators List
If you have found sick/injured/abandoned wildlife, please contact a registered Wildlife Rehabilitator. This list provides contact information for Wildlife Rehabilitators around the state to help you find the one closest to you and who can best answer your questions.
https://www.in.gov/dnr/fishwild/files/fw-RehabList.pdf 
Invasive Species vs. Native Species
This guide was created by EEC staff to provide introductory information and further resources regarding invasive and native species. If you have questions about the resource or content, please contact EEC staff at EECmail@coei.org or (574) 293-5070.
Introductory Guide to Native vs. Invasive Plants
EPA WaterSense Calculator
Use this simple calculator to estimate how much water, energy, and money you can save by installing WaterSense labeled products in your home or apartment building.
https://www.epa.gov/watersense/watersense-calculator
Climate Change & Resiliency in Elkhart
See the presentation and slides from our past Climate Change & Resiliency in Elkhart webinar:

2020 Climate Change & Resiliency in Elkhart

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.

Find recyclable plastic info here: www.bottlestore.com/a-guide-to-the-different-types-of-recyclable-plastic