University of Michigan psychology research in the December 2008 issue of Psychological Science explored the cognitive benefits of interacting with nature and found that walking in a park in any season, or even viewing pictures of nature, can help improve memory and attention.
From the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the Birds of North America Online is a comprehensive reference for life history information on over 700 different bird species that breed in the U.S. and Canada. Includes photo gallieries, vocalizations, updated text, and video for many species.
TRI is a resource for learning about toxic chemical releases and pollution prevention activities reported by industrial and federal facilities. TRI data support informed decision-making by communities, government agencies, industries, and others.
Executive Order 12898. Topics addressed include: "Agency Responsibilities; Research, Data Collection, and Analysis; Subsistence Consumption of Fish and Wildlife; and Public Participation and Access to Information."