Local Organizations

This page lists organizations and resources of use to scientists/naturalists, especially amateurs. Organizations and resources listed here have a global or non-regional focus, please contribute to the Global Organizations page. Please note that a listing here does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by IGoR. Users must use their own judgement.

To add a new entry, just add another line onto a list (beginning with an asterisk), add a link, the organization/resource name, and a short (<200) character description. To add a new category (country or region), create a new heading ("+ …") or subheading ("++ …") and start a new list.

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  • "LiMPETS (Long-term Monitoring Program and Experiential Training for Students) is an environmental monitoring and education program for students, educators, and volunteer groups."-From LiMPETS website



  • Nature Research and Curriculum Initiative: This program was created by a community college to connect students to nature by promoting undergraduate research. NRCI attempts to make science relevant, create "backyard" biologists, and stimulate conservation through stimulation.


  • Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club: "The Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club was created to promote the enjoyment, study, and exchange of information about wild mushrooms."-From Mushroom Club website


  • Friday Harbor Labs: This marine biology/oceanography research center has links and programs for local marine flora and fauna and oceanography.
  • "Invertebrates of the Salish Sea": Keys for marine invertebrate identification in the Puget Sound/Salish Sea area.

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