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Resources for Information and Activities

Abrams, E., and L. Soniat. 1992. Wetland activities - food chain, food web, energy flow. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and Louisiana Sea Grant College Program, Baton Rouge, LA. 14 pp.

America's endangered wetlands. 1990. Department of the Interior; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. (brochure)

Aquatic Project Wild. 1987. Western Regional Environmental Education Council. 240 pp.

Chabreck, R. H., and R. E. Condry. 1981. Common vascular plants of the Louisiana marshes. Louisiana State University Center for Wetland Resources, Baton Rouge, LA. (Sea Grant Publication # LSU-T-79-003)

Coast & Sea. Write to Coast & Sea, Louisiana Sea Grant Communications Office, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803. (504) 388-6448. (Subscriptions are free upon request.)

The coastal zone: activities for the classroom. 1991. Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, Chauvin, LA, and the Louisiana State Department of Natural Resources, Baton Rouge, LA.

Environmental science. 1987. Calcasieu Parish Schools. Lake Charles, LA.

Living in water. 1987. An aquatic science curriculum for grades 4-6. National Aquarium in Baltimore.

Louisiana Land and Exploration Company 1989. Loss of Louisiana Wetlands. New Orleans, LA.

Madrazo, Jr., G. M., and P. Hounshell, ed. 1990. Oceanography for landlocked classrooms. National Association of Biology Teachers, Reston, VA.

Main, A. C., and R. H. Mills. 1991. Leaf key to common trees in Louisiana. Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA.

Our Gulf of Mexico: handle with care. Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium; Lafayette Natural History Museum; Louisiana Nature and Science Center, New Orleans, LA.

Penn, G. 1992. Marine awareness. Southwest Fisheries Center, Tiburon Laboratory; National Marine Fisheries Service; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; U.S. Department of Commerce.

Project earth: activity handbook for teachers. 1991. Capitol Soil and Water Conservation District, Denham Springs, LA.

Project Learning Tree. 1988. The American Forest Council.

Project Wild. 1986. Western Regional Environmental Education Council.

Sikora, J. D., ed. Lafourche Parish coastal zone curriculum resource unit. Bulletin 1834. Louisiana State Department of Education, Baton Rouge, LA.

Slattery, B. E. 1991. WOW: The Wonders of Wetlands. Environmental Concern, Inc., St. Michaels, MD.

Watzin, M. C., and J. G. Gosselink. 1992. The fragile fringe: coastal wetlands of the continental United States. Louisiana Sea Grant College Program, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA; U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC; and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Rockville, MD.

Weber, M., R. T. Townsend, and R. Bierce. 1992. Environmental quality in the Gulf of Mexico: a citizen's guide. Center for Marine Conservation, Washington, DC.

Wetland Journal: Research, Restoration, Education. Quarterly publication of Environmental Concern, Inc., P.O. Box P, 210 West Chew Avenue, St. Michaels, MD 21663. (410) 745-9620.

Addresses and Phone Numbers:

Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program
Nicholls State University Campus
P. O. Box 2663, Thibodeaux, LA 70310
(504) 447-0868 or 1-800-259-0869
(Free video -"Haunted Waters, Fragile Lands, Oh What Tales to Tell!" - and information upon request)

U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Richard B. Russell
Federal Building, Room 1200
75 Spring St. SW
Atlanta, GA 30303

Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service
Louisiana State University
Agricultural Center
Baton Rouge, LA. 70803
(Only requests for small amounts of material at a time are honored.)

Gulf of Mexico Program Office
John G. Stennis Space Center
Building 1103, Room 202
Stennis Space Center, MS 39529-6000
(601) 688-3726

Human Resources Officer
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Department of the Interior
4401 N. Fairfax Drive, 300 WEBB
Arlington, VA 22203
(703) 358-1724

Earth Science Information Center
U.S. Geological Survey
507 National Center
Reston, VA 22092
(703) 648-6045 or 1-888-ASK-USGS

National Water Information Clearinghouse
U.S. Geological Survey
423 National Center
Reston, VA 22092
(703) 648-6803

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Bureau of Land Management
Office of Environmental Education
Code 111
1849 C Street NW
Washington, DC 20240
(202) 452-5078

Education Specialist
National Park Service
Division of Interpretation
P. O. Box 37127
Washington, DC 20013-7127
(202) 523-5270

Human Resources Office
Education Specialist
Bureau of Reclamation
P. O. Box 25007
Denver Federal Center
Denver, CO 80225
(303) 236-8633

Louisiana Energy and Environmental Resource and Information Center (LEERIC)
1-800-256-ERIC or (504) 388-4600

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