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Bureau of Land Management (Fedl)- http://www.blm.gov/education/
The goal of the BLM's Environmental Education Program is to realize healthier and more productive public lands through better educated citizens who are willing to assist in solving complex environmental problems. The program includes both a school-based component and a public education and participation component.

Chesapeake Bay Program -
The Bay Program is a multigovernment, interstate partnership of state and federal agencies working to improve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): http://www.epa.gov/
EPA implements the federal laws designed to promote public health by protecting our
Nation's air, waters and soil from harmful pollution.

EPA Region III: http://www.epa.gov/region03/
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, EPA Region III office is responsible for the implementation of federal environmental programs in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

EPA Office of Water: http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/
The Office of Water is working with partners to protect America's water resources including wetlands, oceans and watersheds.

EPA Adopt Your Watershed: http://www.epa.gov/adopt/

Links to a variety of watershed activities, including Fifteen Things You Can Do to Make a Difference in Your Watershed.

EPA Water Update: http://www.epa.gov/OW/new.html
This link is comprised of a bimonthly report of on going activities in the EPA's Office of Water, list contact information after each item.

EPA Office of Pesticide Programs: http://www.epa.gov/pesticides
The mission of the OPP is to protect public health and the environment from the risks posed by pesticides and to promote safer means of pest control.
OPP seeks to educate consumers, as well as to keep
them informed about the risks of pesticides.

EPA Agricultural Center: http://www.epa.gov/agriculture/
The National Agricultural Compliance Assistance Center is the "first stop" for information about environmental requirements that affect the agricultural community. With the aid of this website and a variety of links, the Center offers comprehensive easy to understand information about compliance..commonsense flexible approaches that are both environmentally protective and agriculturally

Illinois Department of Natural Resources - http://www.dnr.state.il.us/mines/.
Links to various pages concerning llinois' abandoned wells reclamation program.

Michigan Dept of Environmental Quality - http://www.michigan.gov/deq
Our mission is to drive improvements in environmental quality for the protection of public health and natural resources to benefit current and future generations. This will be accomplished through effective administration of agency programs, providing for the use of innovative strategies, while helping to foster a strong and sustainable economy.

U. of Wisconsin, Cooperative Extenson Water Resources Publications


National Drinking Water Clearinghouse -
Assists small communities by collecting, developing, and providing timely information relevant to drinking water issues.


On Tap magazine produced quarterly by the National Drinking Water Clearinghouse

National Small Flows Clearinghouse -
Funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the National Small Flows Clearinghouse (NSFC) provides information about innovative, low-cost wastewater treatments for small communities, those with populations less than 10,000.

National Park Service - Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Programs


RTCA staff provide technical assistance to community groups and local, state, and federal government agencies so they can conserve rivers, preserve open space, and develop trails and greenways.

US Geological Survey Water Quality Data Warehouse http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa/data

USGS Pennsylvania Page -
The Pennsylvania District of the USGS collects basic data and makes interpretive investigations of Pennsylvania's water resources. This Web page is intended to provide the general public with information on USGS and with timely access to the data we collect.

USGS Current Streamflow Conditions in Pennsylvania

Water Quality Information Center (USDA's National Agricultural Library) - http://www.nalusda.gov/wqic
A service of the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the University of Maryland, providing access to information related to water resources and agriculture.

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