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View Resource Midcontinent Ecological Science Center (MESC)

This information-rich site from the US Geological Survey (USGS) describes MESC research projects, educational materials, publications, and scientific news pertaining to "the conservation and management of natural resources in interior western landscapes." One of sixteen science centers in the USGS's Biological Resources Division, MESC works "to provide the scientific understanding and technologies...

https://www.fort.usgs.gov/
View Resource Description of the Ecoregions of the United States

An electronic (interactive) version of a 1995 publication by the US Forest Service (USFS), this site is based on the National Hierarchical Framework of Ecological Units, designed to provide "a standardized method for classifying, mapping, and describing ecological units" in the US. The "Ecoregions of the United States" contains three simple color maps of the United States (including Alaska, Hawaii...

https://www.fs.fed.us/land/ecosysmgmt/index.html
View Resource CAST

The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) was formed in 1972 as a result of a meeting sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences' National Research Council. CAST's mission is to "assemble, interpret, and communicate credible science-based information regionally, nationally, and internationally to legislators, regulators, policymakers, the media, the private sector and the...

http://www.cast-science.org/index.cfm