High Plains/Ogallala Aquifer Information

The High Plains Aquifer Information Network

Links for The High Plains Region

Environment > Environmental / Conservation Organizations and Information

Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC)
working to promote soil and water quality and equip agriculture with affordable, integrated management solutions
Earth Day Network
promote a healthy environment and a peaceful, just, sustainable world
Earthwatch Institute
promotes sustainable conservation of our natural resources and cultural heritage
Societal Impacts Group
from the National Center for Atmospheric Research, focuses on improving societal gains from weather forecasting by infusing social science research, methods, and capabilities into the weather enterprise
Environmental Organization WebDirectory
directory of environmental, agricultural, research and academic organizations
Environmental Working Group (EWG)
not-for-profit environmental research organization dedicated to improving public health and protecting the environment by reducing pollution in air, water and food
Ground Water Protection Council
to promote the protection and conservation of ground water resources for all beneficial uses, recognizing ground water as a critical component of the ecosystem
National Association of Conservation Districts
nationwide grass roots organization made up of people that collectively promote the wise management of our natural resources for sustained use
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
US Department of Agriculture (USDA) - help people conserve, maintain, and improve our natural resources and environment
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
environmental action organization that uses law, science to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things
Ogallala Commons
leadership to create thriving communities sustained by healthy land and abundant water in the Great Plains region
Playa Lakes Joint Venture
a conservation partnership whose mission is to create sustainable landscapes for the benefit of birds, other wildlife and humans
Sierra Club
explore, enjoy and protect the planet
Soil and Water Conservation Society
fosters the science and the art of soil, water and related natural resource management to achieve sustainability
Sustainable Agriculture Network (SARE)
support small family-owned farms throughout the US through research, education and outreach
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Animal Feeding Operations
regulates the discharge of pollutants from point sources to waters of the United States
National Geospatial Program
from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
STORET Database Access
water quality data
Surf Your Watershed
watershed data search
Water Topics
US Fish and Wildlife Service
national programs for US Fish and Wildlife
US Forest Service
information on national and state programs of the US Forest Service
consortium for environmental education and technology development