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Environmental protection -- Citizen participation.

View Resource Earth Day Network

Every spring, get ready for Earth Day with a visit to the official Web site of the Earth Day Network Web site, "an alliance of 5,000 groups in 184 countries working to promote a healthy environment and a peaceful, just, sustainable world." The Web site contains a wealth of information and resources designed to increase public awareness of important environmental issues and provide opportunities...
View Resource Friends of Trees

Based in Portland, Oregon, the Friends of Trees organization is dedicated to restoring urban forests around the country, with a particular emphasis on the Portland metropolitan area. As their Web site notes, "Trees are an essential part of the urban ecosystem. They help keep our water and air clean, prevent erosion, provide wildlife habitat, and make neighborhoods greener, more beautiful places to...
View Resource EPA: For Citizen Action

The Concerned Citizens Resources Web site, provided by the Environmental Protection Agency, allows citizens to learn how they and their family can protect themselves and the environment. The Environmental Violations link provides information on what types of activities might be considered environmental violations, and what a citizen would need in order to report a violation. Other topics on the...