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Arizona Association for Environmental Education (AAEE)        
AAEE is a nonprofit organization working to enhance the scope, quality, and effectiveness of EE in Arizona and to advance professionalism among all who are involved with EE. AAEE fosters strength and diversity in the Arizona EE community.
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Nevada Natural Resource Education Council (NNREC)        
The goal of NNREC is "to develop and promote natural resource education in Nevada." NNREC offers PLT, PWILD and Project WET workshops and links to other EE resources in Nevada.
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Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (AEOE) EE Resources      
AEOE is a professional organization of teachers, residential outdoor school naturalists and other environmental educators. Site includes online articles, newsletters and job listings.
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Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (AEOE)        
California based AEOE is dedicated to the education of children and to helping them increase their awareness and understanding of their natural environment. Liaison: Ryan Brennan.
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Great Basin Institute    
GBI is an interdisciplinary field studies organization promoting environmental research, education, and conservation throughout the West. It advances ecological literacy and habitat restoration through educational outreach and direct service programs. GBI offers courses and workshops in the environmental arts and sciences, providing a collaborative outreach network for Nevada educators.
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Northern Arizona Environmental Education Resources Center    
"The NAEERC assists educators in Northern Arizona with developing and integrating environmental education in their curriculum." Workshops, teaching materials, and speakers available. Part of the Center for Environmental Sciences and Education at Northern Arizona University.
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Desert Tortoise Preserve Committee    
Committee working to conserve the endangered desert tortoise by protecting the habitat it needs to survive. The DTPC site features information on the preserves, a virtual field trip to the Desert Tortoise Natural Area, in Kern County California, research papers, and information on wild tortoises.
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Soil Ecology and Restoration Group (SERG)    
SERG is a research organization whose "primary focus is on soils and below ground processes in arid and semi-arid ecosystems with emphasis on microbial ecology and plant micro-organism relationships." Information on environmental restoration, focus on deserts and soil.
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Borderweb- EE Database for AZ and NM    
Organizations directory for AZ and NM, from US Forest Service.
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Public Lands Information Center    
"Your One-Stop Source for Recreation Information" contains a state by state database of every recreation area in the west, maps, guidebooks, histories and natural history titles for every state, information on the managing agencies, and a Public Lands Museum.
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Hawaii Environmental Education Association (HEEA) Resource Guide    
Created as a service to the community to promote networking among environmental educators, resource people, students, and the public.
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Environmental Education Exchange    
"A non-profit organization established to enhance and expand the environmental literacy of inhabitants and visitors in the unique desert regions of the southwestern United States

and northwestern Mexico." Curricular materials and software available for download in PDF format.
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Environmental Education Office - US EPA Region 9    
Environmental education page for

EPA Region 9 (Southwest states).
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Spirit of the Sage Council    
A non-profit wildlife conservation project with an emphasis in endangered species and habitat protection in the Southwest. They are a coalition

of American Indians, environmental organizations, citizens action groups, scientists, legal experts and wildlife advocates.
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Interactive Watersheds    
Interactive Watershed web sites for five different watersheds across the U.S. allow people to take virtual interactive tours, learn about local resource issues and participate in watershed community centers.
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Senderos E Bulletin from Border-Wide EE Coalition      
Senderos, the electronic bulletin from the Border-Wide EE Coalition features stories and news from the border regionís environmental educators, and information about programs and events taking place in all of the ten US-Mexico Border States. The Border-Wide EE Coalition is a collaboration of many individual and group environmental educators across the region doing EE in conjunction with the Border 2012 program.

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Border EE Web    
Comprehensive and up-to-date information on environmental education programs and providers along the U.S. - Mexico border. Search the Border EE Web database for resources, programs, or people (Spanish and English)
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