New & Noteworthy


The National Invasive Species Council

October 20, 2014

Since its creation in 1999, NISC has provided valuable documents to assist Federal agencies in providing guidance on invasive species challenges. How invasive species are viewed is filtered by human values and we all have a stake in reducing the impacts. This site speaks to all levels and provides excellent fact sheets and management plans.


Zotero Citation Builder

October 20, 2014

Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right where you do your work—in the web browser itself. Drag and drop bibliographies anywhere: into an email, a blog post, or any word processor.


USGS Water Resources of the United States

October 20, 2014

Water Resources is one of four science disciplines of the U.S. Geological Survey with the mission is to collect and disseminate reliable, impartial, and timely information needed to understand water resources. For each state the site provides real time data from selected surface-water, groundwater, and water-quality sites.