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AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) - Search a bibliographic database of citations to the literature of agriculture [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS), National Agricultural Library (NAL)]

Agricultural Research Magazine - USDA-ARS - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's science magazine, published monthly by the Agricultural Research Service and also available electronically. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)]

Animals & Wildlife - Provides information about animal and wildlife publications available for sale from the U.S. Government Bookstore [U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)]

Are black-eyed peas really peas? - Everyday Mysteries: Fun Science Facts from the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

B:
Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON) - BISON is an information system that allows users to access, explore, and download U.S. species occurrence data from participating data providers. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Core Science Systems (CSS)]

Biological Criteria - Provides information about Biological criteria a way of describing the qualities that must be present to support a desired condition in a waterbody and serve as the standard against which assessment results are compared. [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Water]

C:
Can it rain frogs, fish, and other objects? - Everyday Mysteries - Everyday Mysteries: Fun Science Facts from the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Celebrate Spring in the National Wildlife Refuge System - Wildlife viewing opportunities abound, along with recreational and educational activities for the whole family. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service]

Cheetah: Science Reference Guide - A research and finding aid from the Science Reference Service at the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Chemical and Biological Warfare (CBW) Science Tracer Bullet - Chemical and Biological Warfare (CBW) : Science Tracer Bullets - Research Finding Aids from the Library of Congress, Science Reference Services. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

D:
Department of Vertebrate Zoology - Research on the study of animals with backbones. [Smithsonian Institution]

E:
Earth’s Water Cycle in a Changing Climate - Webcast of a presentation at the Library of Congress by Peter Hildebrand, chief of the Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC), Science, Technology and Business Division]

Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center (EOARC) - Develop agricultural and natural resource strategies that maintain or enhance intermountain forest and shrub steppe ecosystems [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Endangered Species Program - Information on conserving and restoring endangered and threatened species and the ecosystems upon which they depend [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service]

Endangered and Threatened Species - Science Tracer Bullet - Finding guide from the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Environment/Climate Portal - Through its partnerships with industry, government, and academia, NIST is helping to advance measurements and tools for environmental science, for example by calibrating the sensors of climate-mapping satellites and detecting ever more minute quantities of toxins and pollutants in our air, soil, water, and blood. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Various laboratories]

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FAA: Wildlife Hazard Mitigation - Provide users with information that will allow them to better understand and practice wildlife hazard mitigation at airports through wildlife control. [U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)]

Fire Effects Information System (FEIS) - Provides up-to-date information about fire effects on plants and animals [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service]

Fisheries & Aquatic Life - Provides information about fisheries and aquatic life publications available for sale from the U.S. Government Bookstore [U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)]

Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC) - Home page of the Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Corvallis, Oregon, providing research and technical support for ecosystem management in the western U.S. Links to projects, field stations, fact sheets, partnerships, and publications [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

G:
Gap Analysis Program (GAP) - Home page of the Gap Analysis Program (GAP) providing assessments of the conservation status of native vertebrate species and natural land cover types of the U.S. Links to projects, applications, status maps, and a searchable database [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

Giant Pandas - Photographs, Videos, and information on the Giant Pandas at the National Zoo. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), National Park Service (NPS)]

Global Invasive Species Database - Species profiles for invasive alien species that threaten native biodiversity. Scope:all taxonomic groups from micro-organisms to animals and plants in all ecosystems. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Core Science Systems (CSS)]

Great Basin Information Project - Provides consolidated and efficient access to biological information, maps and images about the Great Basin and the Columbia Plateau Regions. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Forest & Rangeland Ecosystems Science Center-Snake River Field Station]

Green Roofs - Science Tracer Bullet - Finding aid from the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

H:
Hope for Animals and Their Worlds - Webcast: Jane Goodall's presentation on her book, Hope for Animals and Their Worlds: How Endangered Animals are Being Rescued from the Brink. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

How did the squash get its name? - Everyday Mysteries: Fun Science Facts from the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

How do spiders avoid getting tangled in their own webs? Everyday Mysteries - How do spiders avoid getting tangled in their own webs? Everyday Mysteries - fun science facts from the Li brary of Congress. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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Informatics and Collection Databases - Searchable lists of specimens, illustrations, anthropological collections, and summary information about the National Museum of Natural History collections. [Smithsonian Institution]

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) - Offers an easily accessible database with reliable information on biological species names and their hierarchical classification. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Core Science Systems (CSS)]

Inter-American Biodiversity Information Network (IABIN) - Forum to foster technical collaboration and coordination among countries of the Americas in collection, sharing, and use of biodiversity information. [Ad Hoc Organizations, Organization of American States, Department of Sustainable Development]

Is a Coconut a Fruit, Nut or Seed? - Everyday Mysteries, Fun Science Facts from the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

L:
Livestock, Dairy, Poultry and Aquaculture - Key Topic (ERS) - Research relating to the production and marketing of livestock and other information of interest to animal husbandry [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Economic Research Service (ERS)]

M:
Migration of the Monarch Butterfly - Science Reference Guide - Finding guide from the Library of Congress. Updated October 2010 [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

N:
Naegleria Infection - Education and information about naegleria including frequently asked questions, biology and publications. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Parasitic Diseases]

National Wildlife Health Center (NWHC) - The National Wildlife Health Center (NWHC) is a biomedical laboratory assessing the impact of disease on wildlife and identifying the role of various pathogens in wildlife losses. Site has links to news, programs, publications and metadata [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

National Wildlife Refuge System - The world’s premiere system of public lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife and plants [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service]

National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC) Research Library - Locate hard to find reports on species profiles, habitat suitability index, and community profiles [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species (NAS) - A national information resource for locating biogeographic accounts of nonindigenous aquatic species in the U.S. Provided are scientific reports, online/realtime queries, spatial data sets, regional contact lists, and general information [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, ND - Homepage with links to news, biological resources - resources finder, announcements, general information, help and feedback, projects, and send a postcard activity [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

P:
Poisonous Plant Database - Provides a list by author of scientific information about the animal and human toxicology of vascular plants of the world [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Pollinators - Fun and educational material on pollinators [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service]

R:
Record Group 17: Records of the Bureau of Animal Industry, 1864 - 1953 - National Archives' Archival Research Catalog description for Record Group 17: Records of the Bureau of Animal Industry, 1864 - 1953 [U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)]

Record Group 22: Records of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1868 - 2005 - National Archives' Archival Research Catalog description for Record Group 22: Records of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service [U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)]

Record Group 7: Records of the Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine, 1863 - 1956 - National Archives' Archival Research Catalog description for Record Group 7: Records of the Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine, 1863 - 1956 [U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)]

Renewable Energy and Wildlife - Brings together many fields of research to help managers, policymakers, industry, and others make decisions that allow for energy growth while responsibly lessening conflicts between renewable energy, ecosystems and wildlife. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Ecosystems]

Research, Education, & Economics Research System. REEIS - Congressionally mandated system designed to serve the Research, Education, and Economics (REE) mission agencies of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and their state and private partners, as well as Congress and the public. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)]

Rocky Mountain Research Station - Improve management, protection, and use of forests and rangelands [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service]

S:
Science Information System (SIS) - Database of USGS Biological Resources' research projects [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Biological Resources Division (BRD)]

Smithsonian Wild - Smithsonian scientists use camera traps—automated cameras with motion sensors—to study animals in the wild. [Smithsonian Institution]

T:
Terrestrial, Freshwater, and Maine Environments - Describes factors that control ecosystem structure, function, condition, and the provision of goods and services. This information is used to predict future changes to ecosystems and to describe the results of management alternatives. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Environments]

The Cheetah: A Race for Survival. Webcast - A Webcast of a presentation by Dr. Laurie Marker. She is the Founder and Executive Director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, headquartered in the Republic of Namibia. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

The Nature and Science of Autumn: Science Reference Guide - A research and finding aid from the Science Reference Service at the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Topics: National Parks - Historical documents related to National Parks/National Park Services provided through NARA's Archival Research Catalog [U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)]

U:
U. S. National Parasite Collection - Contains organisms that parasitize man and animals, is one of the world's largest, and is the major specimen repository for North American parasitologists [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS), Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC)]

US Fish and Wildlife Service Focal Species Strategy - Species profile information for bird species that are candidates for focused conservation action in the United States. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Migratory Bird Program]

USFWS National Digital Library - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service]

V:
Vegetation Inventory - Vegetation Mapping Inventory is an effort by the National Park Service (NPS) to classify, describe, and map detailed vegetation communities in more than 270 national park units across the United States. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), National Park Service (NPS); U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

Visible Earth - A searchable directory of images, visualizations, and animations to the Earth [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)]

W:
West Nile Virus - Science Reference Guide from the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

What is the difference between sweet potatoes and yams? - Science facts about the difference between sweet potatoes and yams. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Whole Wildlife Toxicology Catalog - The portal provides access to over 30 wildlife toxicology sites and databases from government, academia and non-profit organizations that deal with contaminant monitoring, mortality incidents, acute and chronic toxicity data, accumulation factors, toxicological reference values, interspecies correlations, and more general wildlife toxicology literature. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); Multiple agencies involved]