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  Resources for informative and educational
links regarding gardening, nature, and the
environment are listed below.

     
 

Topics of Interest

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Bat Conservation www.batcon.org

Best Plant Picks Midwest: https://plantnebraska.org/
Northeast: www.hort.cornell.edu/bglannuals/
Pacific Northwest: www.greatplantpicks.org
Rocky Mountains: www.plantselect.org
Southeast: http://ugatrial.hort.uga.edu
Southwest: http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/earthkind

Birding & Bird Conservation https://aba.org/
https://abcbirds.org/
www.audubon.org/conservation/education
www.birds.cornell.edu
http://cams.allaboutbirds.org
http://ebird.org
http://nestwatch.org

Butterflies Monarchs: http://monarchjointventure.org/
Monarchs: www.monarchwatch.org
Monitoring: www.habitatproject.org/projects/ibmn.html
 
Children's Gardening http://climatekids.nasa.gov/butterfly-garden/
http://extension.psu.edu/youth/betterkidcare/early-care/our-resources/tip-pages/tips/gardening
www.kidsgardening.org
https://kids.usa.gov/exercise-and-eating-healthy/eating-healthy/garden/index.shtml
www.naeyc.org/files/tyc/file/Gardening.pdf
www.ncagr.gov/cyber/kidswrld/plant/garden.htm
www.nwf.org/Garden-For-Wildlife/Create/Schoolyards.aspx
http://pss.uvm.edu/ppp/articles/safekids.htm

Climate Change http://budburst.org
www.climate.gov
www.epa.gov
www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/extpub/effects-of-cold-weather-on-horticultural-plants-in-indiana/
www.usanpn.org

Community Gardening
https://communitygarden.org/
www.localharvest.org/csa/

Composting Information www.chicagobotanic.org/plantinfo/composting
www.compostthis.co.uk/
www.epa.gov/sustainable-management-food
www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/ID-182.pdf  
www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/fall-leaves-litter-or-loam/

Container Gardening http://extension.illinois.edu/containergardening/

Deer Resistant Plants http://njaes.rutgers.edu/deerresistance/

Ecology Restoration www.wildfarmalliance.org/

Emerald Ash Borer www.emeraldashborer.info
http://extension.entm.purdue.edu/EAB/

Environment vs. Cigarettes
http://quitsmokingcommunity.org/the-environment-vs-cigarettes/

Flower Gardening Annuals: www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-080.pdf
Cut Flowers: http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/southerngarden/cutflower.html
Cut Flowers: www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-158.pdf
Cut Flowers: www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=603
Flower Garden Pests: https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/publications/E-70.pdf
Perennials: www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-079.pdf
Wildflowers: www.wildflowerinformation.org

Food Pantries
www.ampleharvest.org

Fruit Gardening Blueberries: www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-65.pdf
Cherries: www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-9.pdf
Currants & Gooseberries: www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-17.pdf
Grapes: www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-221.pdf
Raspberries: www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-44.pdf
Strawberries: www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-46.pdf
 
Great Lakes Ecosystem www.iiseagrant.org/

Herb Gardening http://food.unl.edu/free-fresh-herbs-powerpoint-and-handout
http://hnr.k-state.edu/extension/food-crops/ks-herbs/herb-fact-sheets.html
www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-28.pdf

Indoor Gardening African Violets: www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-10.pdf
Aquariums: www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-24.pdf
Ferns: www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-141.pdf
Forcing Branches: www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-23.pdf
Forcing Bulbs: www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-19.pdf
Holiday Greens: www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-22.pdf
Indoor Plants: www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-39.pdf
Terrariums: www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-13.pdf
 
Insect Repellents https://extension.umaine.edu/ipm/ipddl/publications/5108e/

Integrated Pest Management
www.birc.org

Invasive Plants www.invasive.org/
www.mipn.org/
www.nps.gov/plants/alien/

Landscaping Your Yard www.fairfaxcounty.gov/nvswcd/youyourland/landscape.htm

Lawn Care www.extension.purdue.edu/extmedia/ay/ay-2-w.pdf

Ladybug Beetles www.lostladybug.org

Native Plants www.chicagobotanic.org/plantinfo/landscaping_native_plants
http://grownative.org/
www.plantnative.org/

Nature Conservancy www.nature.org

Organic Options http://extension.missouri.edu/p/G6220
www.omri.org

Pesticide Use https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/publications/E-53.pdf
https://mdc.itap.purdue.edu/item.asp?Item_Number=PPP-109#.WIe7qH1Hb2s
 
Plant a Row for the Hungry

www.foodgatherers.org

Plant Database http://plants.usda.gov/java/

Plants and Pests Diagnostics
www.ppdl.purdue.edu/PPDL/index.html

Pollinators in Your Garden

http://extension.entm.purdue.edu/neonicotinoids
https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/publications/E-267.pdf
www.fws.gov/pollinators/
www.greatsunflower.org
www.mda.state.mn.us/protecting/bmps/~/media/Files/protecting/bmps/pollinators/pollinatoryardbmps.pdf
www.pollinator.org/
www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/gardening-for-pollinators/
www.xerces.org/

Precipitation and Weather

www.cocorahs.org

Rain Gardens www.epa.gov/soakuptherain/soak-rain-rain-gardens
www.chicagobotanic.org/conservation/rain_garden

Rose Gardens www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-128.pdf
www.rose.org/

Stinkbug Facts http://stopbmsb.org

Tree Care www.ancienttreearchive.org
www.arborday.org/index.cfm
http://dendro.cnre.vt.edu/
www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO-100.pdf
www.treepeople.org
www.treesaregood.org/

Vegetable Gardening http://extension.illinois.edu/veggies/basics.cfm
www.i4at.org/lib2/grnhsgd.htm
www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/HO_124-1.pdf
https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/publications/E-21.pdf
https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/publications/E-65.pdf
http://web.extension.illinois.edu/vegguide/

Waste Management Aluminum: www.lehighcounty.org/Departments/Solid-Waste-Management/Recycling-Facts/Aluminum
Cigarette Litter: www.kab.org/cigarette-litter-prevention/problem-and-facts
Diapers: www.diaperanswers.org/diapers-the-environment/
Diapers: http://realdiapers.org/diaper-facts
Environmental Benefits of Recycling: www.sandiego.gov/sites/default/files/legacy/environmental-services/pdf/recycling/ro/benefitsofrecycling.pdf
Food: www.endfoodwastenow.org/index.php/resources/facts
Glass: www.gpi.org/recycling/glass-recycling-facts
Kids Recycling and Waste Prevention: http://baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/publicworks/recycling/kidspages/
Paper: www.paperrecycles.org/recycling-resources/paper-shredding-recycling
Paper: http://thepaperlifecycle.org/end-of-life/in-depth/what-goes-into-the-landfill/
Paper: www.usi.edu/recycle/paper-recycling-facts
Plastic: www.recycleyourplastics.org
Recycling: www.epa.gov/recycle
Recycling for Kids and Teachers: www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/recycle/reduce/kids-and-teachers.html
Reducing and Reusing Basics: www.epa.gov/recycle/reducing-and-reusing-basics

Weed ID http://weeds.cropsci.illinois.edu/weedid.htm

Wetlands and Amphibians
www.aza.org/frogwatch
www.therouge.org/our-work/rouge-frog--toad-survey

Wildlife Conservation: www.habitatproject.org
Injured Wildlife: www.in.gov/dnr/fishwild/5492.htm
Living with Wildlife: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/wildlife/
Wildlife Habitat: http://windstar.org/
Wildlife Migration: http://learner.org/jnorth/
   
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Revised:  October 02, 2017