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See also our green page.

The Aldo Leopold Nature Center is an independent not-for-profit charitable organization.

The Arboretum conserves and restores Arboretum lands, davances restoration ecology, and fosters land ethic.

This National Wildlife Federation international directory includes 4,000+ environmental non-profit, education, commerical, and government groups.

Worldwide environmental information in searchable databases, tables, and maps.

Access to informational databases of the federal Environmental Protection Agency.

A wide range of botanical resources available on the Web, including biological issues, plant species, and plant sciences.

13,000+ organizations in the United States concerned with environmental issues. Can be searched by region, keyword, or name.

For those interested in stopping urban sprawl and nurturing sustainable communities.

Link to local green organizations and businesses or join their email listserv to discuss green issues with other concerned individuals.


Historical articles on 60 subjects and more than 1400 biographies of mathematicians.

An on-line math education community. Try the Math Resources by Subject.

Tables and formulas in general math, algebra, geometry, calculus, trigonometry, statistics and more.


A selective but large list of links about zoology (the study of animals). Or, see links just for kids.

Many resources on natural resources.

Many resources on natural resources including Online Field Guides.

Ignore the ads and find out how things work, from cell phones to network routers to snowblowers.

From Lemelson-MIT Awards Program, sites of help to inventors and entrepreneurs and of interest to the curious rest of us.

The UW-Madison Center for Limnology offers timelines, pertinent facts, and freezing/ice depth information for Madison area lakes.

One of many pages sponsored by NASA, this has links to individual NASA Centers, such as the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, to recent news concerning space exploration and to a search engine for other NASA information

Links to 16 South Central Wisconsin area nature centers such as Aldo Leopold Foundation, International Crane Foundation, and Mackenzie Nature Center, along with environmental education resources for teachers, parents and kids.

A searchable index to peer-reviewed published information in the physical sciences and other energy-related disciplines from the U.S. Dept. of Energy.

From the National Institute of Standards and Technology, links to physical constants, conversion factors, spectroscopic data and more.

"News, views and information for the global physics community."

Comprehensive indexes to on-line physics resources, including journals, databass, job information, math and physics constants, and more

Gateway to science websites in all disciplines. Includes searchable databases, company directories, and journals.

Hundreds of links to science information by topic, chosen by librarians. Searchable.

Gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development

Information about the UW Astronomy Department's Space Astronomy Laboratory's interactive education center.

A meta index to resources in such areas as animal health, agriculture, evolution, genetics and neurobiology.

The University of Wisconsin Graduate School provides up to date scientific information about issues in the news. An archive of past stories is available.