Oregon plants and animals
- Common Trees of the Pacific Northwestfrom Oregon State University
- Encyclopedia of Lifeauthoritative free online resource aims to provide pictures of every species; slow to load
- Endangered Species in Oregonfrom the Department of Fish and Wildlife; includes scientific names
- Invasive Species in Oregonfrom the Oregon Invasive Species Council
- Oregon Biodiversity Information Centerfrom Oregon State University
Oregon biology books and videos at the PCC Library
- Land Mammals of Oregon byISBN: 0520211995Publication Date: 1998-08-15
Oregon Government and University Sites
A roundup of useful, authoritative life science information.
- Air Quality Indexfrom the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality -- how's the air quality today?
- EnvirofactsThe EPA's convenient way to look up environmental data for your neighborhood.
- Institute for Natural Resourcesland management research from Oregon State University
- Oregon Coastal Atlastools and data about the Oregon coast
- Oregon Sea Grantfrom Oregon State University -- coastal science research
- Oregon Climate Change Research InstituteIncludes the Oregon Climate Service, which provides current and historical Oregon climate data from Oregon State University
- Oregon Conservation Strategyfrom the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
- Oregon Department of Environmental Qualityincludes information on water quality, air quality, and waste management
- Oregon Explorermaps, tools and data about Oregon natural resources, from Oregon State University
- Oregon Department of Forestryincludes info on forest fires
- Oregon Soil Surveysfrom the USDA
Where does your water come from? Here are some links to help you find out more.
- Surf your watershedSearch by zip code to find local watershed information collected by the EPA
- Oregon Water Quality Indexfrom the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
- Portland's Water Systemfrom the Portland Water Bureau
- Portland watershedsfrom the City of Portland
- Your Waterfrom the Tualatin Valley Water District
- Metro's Solid Waste library shelfMaps, studies, plans and more -- all about how the Portland Metro area disposes of waste.