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The Heinz Center

The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment, or the Heinz Center, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank dedicated to improving the scientific and economic foundation for environmental policy.

 

 

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The Pew Center on Global Climate Change

Please see the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. .

 

 

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The Wildlife Society

The Wildlife Society (TWS), founded in 1937, is an international, non-profit, scientific and educational association dedicated to wildlife stewardship. Their mission is "to enhance the ability of wildlife professionals to conserve biodiversity, sustain productivity, and ensure responsible use of wildlife resources for the benefit of society. " The Wildlife Society encourages professional growth through certification, peer-reviewed publications, conferences, and working groups. TWS 'sections' are regional networks of The Wildlife Society in North America and encompass several states or provinces.

 

 

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Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) provides transportation practitioners, researchers, public officials, and other professionals with credible, high-quality information and research results to address the transportation challenges of the 21st century.

 

 

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Trout Unlimited

Since 1959, Trout Unlimited (TU) has worked to conserve, protect and restore North America's coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. They have protected more than 10,000 river miles nationwide and pioneered new scientific, legal and legislative tools to make America's rivers cleaner and healthier. Trout Unlimited has thousands of volunteers working out of more than 400 chapters nationwide to conserve, protect and restore coldwater fisheries.   A professional staff of more than 120 scientists, grassroots organizers, lawyers and policy experts provides a national context for these local efforts, addressing legal and legislative challenges to the health of our nation's rivers.

 

 

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U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Climate Change Center and Environmental Forecasting

In May 1999, the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the formation of its Center for Climate Change and Environmental Forecasting (CCCEF) to address issues associated with climate change and variability. The Center has become the focal point within USDOT for information and technical expertise on transportation and climate change, working with its component organizations to coordinate related research, policies, and actions. The Center promotes comprehensive multi-modal approaches to reduce GHG emissions and prepare for the effects of climate change on the transportation system, while advancing USDOT's core goals of safety, mobility, environmental stewardship, and security.

 

 

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U.S. EPA Climate Ready Estuaries

The Climate Ready Estuaries Program, of the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, works to help coastal managers protect estuaries from the effects of climate change. Climate Ready Estuaries provides a variety of information on developing coastal adaptation plans for coastal managers both within the National Estuary Programs and elsewhere. These resources relate to vulnerability assessments, developing and implementing adaptation strategies, engaging and educating stakeholders, and sharing past experience with coastal managers.

 

 

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U.S. Federal Advisory Committee on Water Information, Subcommittee on Ground Water

From the U. S. Federal Advisory Committee on Water Information, the Subcommittee on Ground Water is comprised of representatives from federal, state, corporate, non-profit and academic sectors. The goal of the Subcommittee is to develop and encourage implementation of a nationwide long-term ground water quantity and quality monitoring framework that would provide information necessary for the planning, management, and development of ground water supplies to meet current and future water needs, and ecosystem requirements.

 

 

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The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), representing more than 15,000 landscape architects across the United States, advocates and educates on a range of climate-related topics, such as sustainable urban design and community-building, stormwater management and green infrastructure, and walkable transportation. .

 

 

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University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)

Founded in 1960, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research is a nonprofit consortium of North American member universities, each of which grants doctoral degrees in the atmospheric and related sciences, plus an increasing number of international affiliates offering comparable degrees, and North American academic affiliates offering pre-doctoral degrees. UCAR serves as a hub for research, education, and public outreach for the atmospheric and Earth system science community.