External Links

Some of our past collaborators and favorite ecological resources on the web from the Pacific Northwest and beyond



The Klamath Bird Observatory: Advancing Bird and Habitat Conservation through Science, Education and Partnerships

Northwest Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (NWPARC).Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC) is an inclusive partnership dedicated to the conservation of the herpetofauna–reptiles and amphibians–and their habitats.
The Washington chapter of The Wildlife Society (TWS-WA). The Wildlife Society (TWS), founded in 1937, is an international non-profit scientific and educational association dedicated to excellence in wildlife stewardship through science and education

Gilbert Icthyological Society: Fostering communication in the Pacific Northwest concerning all things icthyological

The Puget Sound Mycological Society (PSMS) was founded in 1964 to foster the understanding and appreciation of Mycology as a hobby and a science, and to assist related institutions in these purposes.
The Oregon Mycological Society (OMS) offers activities and educational opportunities for its members to study, collect and identify edible and non-edible fungi, and to learn how to safely gather and enjoy edible mushrooms.
Northwest Scientific Association, a network of professional and amateur scientists from diverse disciplines that provides support and a forum for research and education relevant to the environment and resource management of northwestern North America.
California Native Plant Society (CNPS), whose nearly 10,000 members promote native plant appreciation, research, education, and conservation through our five statewide programs and 34 regional chapters in California.
California Bird Records Committee whose purposes include endorsing records of selected birds from the State of California and adjacent ocean, including, but not limited to, all such records submitted for publication to any official journal or check-list of the Western Field Ornithologists.
PNW Native Freshwater Mussel Workgroup, whose goal is to ensure that freshwater mussel research, management, and educational activities are coordinated, prioritized, and are consistent with identified information needs.

Field Herp Forum NW chapter. The field herp forum is the worldwide community of field herpers.



Ecological Society of America, the largest organization of professional ecologists.

The American Society of Mammalogists (ASM) was established in 1919 for the purpose of promoting interest in the study of mammals.

American Fisheries Society: To improve the conservation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems by advancing fisheries and aquatic science and promoting the development of fisheries professionals.


American Society of Icthyologists and Herpetologists (ASIH) is a society dedicated to the scientific study and conservation of fishes, amphibians, and reptiles.



The Global Owl Project is a long-term, worldwide project to advance foundational aspects of science and conservation for the world’s owls.

BIRDNET is an online repository of information about the science of ornithology, and about issues of interest to ornithologists.
The Pacific Seabird Group (PSG) is a society of professional seabird researchers and managers dedicated to the study and conservation of seabirds.

Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles (SSAR)a not-for-profit organization established to advance research, conservation, and education concerning amphibians and reptiles, was founded in 1958.


Society for Conservation Biology is dedicated to advancing the science and practice of conserving the Earth’s biological diversity.