Links We Like

The following links include some interesting links related to the environment, including links to give you information on pending environmental issues and links to give you information to allow you to experience and enjoy our natural areas.

If you know of relevant links, particularly those related to DuPage County or the State of Illinois, not included here, please let the River Prairie Group Webmaster know what links should be added.

DuPage County

Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
The Conservation Foundation
The Illinois Prairie Path
The Morton Arboretum
DuPage Birding Club
Elmhurst Bicycle Club
Trail Riders of DuPage
Salt Creek Watershed Network


Citizens for a Better Environment
Chicago Area Earthwatch Events
Illinois Recycling Association
Prairie Woods Audubon Society, A National Audubon Society Chapter
Illinois EPA

National and Regional Environmental Organizations

Sierra Club Chapters
U.S. EPA Region 5 Home Page
Save the Dunes Council, Inc.
Environmental Links
Environmental Organization WebDirectory!
Center for Humans and Nature

Nature/Natural History

The Birds of Fermilab
The Virtual Birder ®
National Birdfeeding Society
Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology
Birding on the Web
Illinois Chicago Birding
Indiana Audubon Society Homepage
Wild Bird Emporium
Thayer Birding Software
Where do you want to go birding in Illinois today?
General Birding Information

Natural Areas

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Home Page
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Shades State Park
Pine Hills
Fayette State Park, Upper Peninsula of Michigan
The Morton Arboretum
Sylvania Wilderness and Ottawa National Forest
The Sylvania Wilderness
GORP - Sylvania Wilderness
Indiana Dunes Recreation Parks
Indiana Dunes
Parks of the Duneland area Home of the Indiana Dunes
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Home Page
Isle Royale National Park
Camping, Hiking, and Boating at Isle Royale National Park
Yellow River Forest
Calumet Wetlands
Younghusband Farm
Starved Rock State Park and Matthiessen State Park 
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
Big Eastern: The Edge of the Prairie; Links
The Tallgrass Prairie in Illinois

Habitat and Species Protection

Forest Preserve District of DuPage County -- Habitat Improvement Project
Calumet Wetlands
The Prairie Enthusiasts

Toxic Waste

Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities

Ozone Depletion

Stratospheric Ozone Depletion
STAPPA/ALAPCO: Stratospheric Ozone Links

Climate Change

Global Warming International Center
United Nations Environment Programme

Air Pollution

Nonattainment Areas for Criteria Pollutants
Information on Proposed Rule for Reducing Regional Transport of Ground-Level Ozone
Title 1 Policy Guidance Memos - NAAQS Memoranda
Air Pollution - US EPA Office of Air and Radiation
MapCruzin - Potential Adverse Environmental Effects of TRI Chemicals
Great Lakes Regional Air Toxic Emissions Inventory
Great Lakes Air Toxics Inventory: Target Toxic Compounds
Health Effects of Southland Smog

Urban Sprawl

Sprawl Resource Guide
Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development
Center for Neighborhood Technology
Sustainable Development
Sustainable development, best starting points
The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Sustainable Development
Solstice: Renewable Alternative Energy