Environmental Resources

Websites:

Fulton County Conservation District     http://fultoncountyconservationdistrict.org      The Fulton County Conservation District is a local agency that provides conservation-based programs and services to the residents of Fulton County. The Conservation District acts as a clearinghouse for natural resource information, community conservation concerns and local environmental efforts.

PA DEP http://www.depweb.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/dep_home/5968 Pennsylvania’s environmental news and information source

PA DCNR     http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/discoverdcnr/index.htm     DCNR’s mission is to conserve and sustain Pennsylvania’s natural resources for present and future generations’ enjoyment.

Earth Day     http://holidays.kaboose.com/earth-day/     This site provides numerous ideas for children celebrating Earth Day.
Includes online games, coloring activities, clip art, word searches,
language and science activities, and much more.

Earth Day Network     http://www.earthday.net     Suggestions, tips and other resources for planning environmental
programs.

Earth Day Online     http://earthday.envirolink.org/     “This website compiles a comprehensive list of Earth Day events,
regardless of size, geographic location or organizational affiliation.”

Today in History: Earth Day     http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/apr22.html     A brief history of Earth Day, “first observed in Spring of 1970.” Features
links to Library of Congress sites about related issues and people.
From the Memory Project of the Library of Congress.

Celebrate Earth Day     http://www.epa.gov/earthday/     “EPA’s Earth Day website offers you many tips and fun ways to protect
the environment and your health every day.” Features a list of Earth
Day events and volunteer opportunities and tips for reducing environmental
impacts at home.

PA Trails     http://www.explorepatrails.com/     Pennsylvania’s community resource for searching, mapping and sharing trails information statewide.

Global Warming and How to Stop It! http://roscoebrown.com/heating-up-the-earth-with-global-warming-and-how-to-stop-it.html

OnEarth Online Magazine: A Publication of the Natural Resources Defense Council http://www.onearth.org/

Resources for Kids: 

Friends of the Earth: A History of American Environmentalism with 21 Activities by Pat McCarthy J 304.2 Mc
Earth Day     Wilma Willis Gore     J 333.7 Go
Explore Natural Resources with 25 Great Projects by Anita Yasuda PT 333.7 Ya
Brilliant: Shining a Light on Sustainable Energy by Michelle Mulder J333.79 Mu
I’m Not a Plastic Bag by Rachel Hope-Allison J 333.91 Al
Save Water Every Day (Kids Save the Earth Series)  by Mari Schuh  J 333.91
Water World J 339.91 Mc
Careers in the World of Environmental Science Robert Gartner J 363.7 Ga
Take Care of the Earth Every Day (Kids Save the Earth Series)  by Tammy Gagne  J 363.7 Ga
How Carbon Footprints Work by Nick Hunter J 363.7 Hu
Planet Earth: 25 Environmental Experiments by Kathleen Reilly J 363.7 Re You Can Build Yourself
Where Does the Garbage Go?     Lincoln James     J 363.72 Ja
How Recycling Works by Geoff Barker J363.72 Ba
Waste and recycling     Barbara James     J 363.72 Ja
Recycling     Rebecca Stefoff     J 363.72 St
Garbage and recycling     Judith Woodburn     J 363.72 Wo
Reducing Waste by Anne Flounders J 363.728 Fl
A Warmer World: From Polar Bears to Butterflies, How Climate Change Affects Wildlife by Caroline Arnold J363.738 Ar
Why are the Ice Caps Melting     Anne Rockwell     J 363.738 Ro
Recycle Every Day (Kids SAve the Earth Series) by Tammy Gagne  J 363.72 Ga
Landfills by Greg Roza J 363.728 Ro
Plastic, Ahoy! Investigating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch by Patricia Newman J 363.738 Ne
The Practical Naturalist: Explore the Wonders of the Natural World 508 Pr
Into the Deep: The Life of Naturalist and Explorer William Beebe J 508.092 Sh
Our Planet Earth     Keith Lye     J 550 Ly
The Sea around us     Rachel Carson     J 551.46 Ca
How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming by Lynne Cherry and Gary Braasch J 551.6 Ch
The Bat Scientists J 599.4 Ca
The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe by Loree Burns J 638 Bu
The Facts About Habitats     Rebecca Hunter     J 577 Hu
Investigating Earth’s Deserts Grasslands and Rainforest Biomes     Sherman Hollar, editor     J 577 In
Trout are Made of Trees     April Pulley Sayre     J 577.16 Sa
Forest Habitats by Lesley McFadzean J577.3 Ma
Coral Reefs by Jason Chin J 577.7 CH
Ocean Habitats by Lesley McFadzean J 577.7 Ma
Who Needs an Iceberg? by Karen Patkau J 577.09 Pa
Citizen Scientists Loree Griffin Burns J 590.72 BU
Endangered Animals by Edward Close J 591.68 Cl
Bumble Bees of North America: An Identification Guide by Paul Williams 595.7 Wi
The Case of the Vanishing Little Brown Bats: A Scientific Mystery by Sandra Markle 595.77 Ma
Handle with Care: An Unusual Butterfly Journey by Loree Griffin Burns J 595.78 Bu
A Place for Butterflies by Melissa Stewart J 595.78 St
Fly, Butterfly by Bonnie Bader J 595.789 Ba
Sea Turtle Scientist by Stephen Swinburne J 597.92 Sw
The Manatee Scientists by Peter Lourie J 599.550 LO
The Tapir Scientist: Saving South America’s Largest Mammal by Sy Montgomery J 599.66 Mo
Desert Elephants by Helen Cowcher J 599.67 CO
The Polar Bear Scientists by Peter Lourie J 599.786 LO
Repurpose It: Invent New Uses for Old Stuff     Tammy Enz J 600.23 EN
How a Solar-Powered Home Works by Robyn Hardyman J 621.47 Ha
Where Does the Bathwater Go?     Daisy Allyn     J 628.3 Al
Where Does the Garbage Go?     Isaac Asimov     J 628.4 As
Where Does the Recycling GO?     Jerry Shea     J 628.4 Sh
Attracting Beneficial Bigs to Your Garden by Jessica Walliser 628.9 Wa
Garbage Helps Our Garden Grow Linda Glaser J 635 GL
Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World’s Strangest Parrot     Sy Montgomery     J 639.9 Mo
Harness It: New Ways to Harness Energy and Nature by Tammy Enz J 621.042 EN
Save Energy Every Day (Kids Save the Earth Series) by Tammy Gagne  J 644 Ga
Green Beauty Recipes by Julie Gabriel 646.72 Ga
Outdoor Crafts: Lots of Fun Things to Make and Do Outside           J 745.54 Ou
Our living Earth: a story of people, ecology, and preservation     Isabelle Delannoy     J 779 De
Rachel Carson: the wonder of nature     Catherine Reef     J 921 Carson
A Home for Mr. Emerson by Barbara Kerley J 921 Emerson
John Muir: Crusader for the Wilderness     Karen Clemens Warrick     J 921 Muir
Saving the Chesapeake Bay by Ryan Nagelhout J 975.2 Na
The Camping Trip that Changed America Barbara Rosenstock J 979.4 Ro

Music
Rot ‘N Roll by Stan Slaughter JCDM 52
We All Live Downstream by The Banana Slug String Band JCDM 51
Goin’ Wild in Yellowstone and the Tetons by The Banana Slug String Band JCDM 33
Dirt Made My Lunch by The Banana Slug String Band JCDM 32
At Night They Howl at the Moon: Environmental Songs for Kids by Dana Lyons and John Seed JCDM 53

Easy Readers:
Don’t Throw That Away!: A Lift-the-Flap Book about Recycling and Reusing by Lara Bergen BB Berg
Just Grace Goes Green     Charise Mericle Harper  J Fic Harp
American Girl: Julie and the eagles     Megan McDonald  J Fic Macd
Over in the Arctic: Where the Cold Wind Blows by Marianne Berkes JE Berk
Over in the Jungle: A Rainforest Rhyme by Marianne Berkes JE Berk
Over in the Ocean: In a Coral Reef by Marianne Berkes JE Berk
Over in a River: Flowing Out to Sea by Marianne Berkes JE BERK
Over in the Forest: Come and Take a Peek by Marianne Berkes JE BERK
Michael Recycle JE BETH
Michael Recycle Meets Litterbug Doug JE BETH
Dora Celebrates Earth Dat     Emily Sollinger     JE DORA
Step Gently Out     Helen Frost     JE FROS
The Great Big Green by Peggy Gifford JE Giff
The Earth Book by Todd Parr JE Parr
The Lorax     Dr. Seuss     JE SEUS
SpongeBob Goes Green     Molly Reisner     JE SPON
One Child One Planet     Bridget Llewellyn     JE Llew
Three Little Beavers     Jean Heilprin Diehl     JE DIEH
Yucky Worms     Vivian French     JE FREN
Compost Stew     Mary Sidals     JE SIDD
Caillou: The Magic of Compost     Sarah Johanson     JE CAIL
The Beauty of Nature           JE DISN
Olivia Helps Mother Nature adapted by Lauren Forte JE Falc
Plant a Tree for Me!     Kleinberg, Naomi
The Family Tree     David McPhail     JE MACP
The Wildlife ABC: A Nature Alphabet Book by Jan Thornhill JE Thor
The Wildlife 123: A Nature Counting Book by Jan Thornhill JE Thor
The Watcher: Jane Goodall’s Life with the Chimps by Jeanette Winter JE WINT

Resources for Adults:

Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Childern from Nature-Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv     155.4 Lo
The Ethics of Climate Change: Right and Wrong in a Warming World by James Garvey 179.1 Ga
The Sacred Universe by Thomas Berry 200.9 Be
Spiritual Ecology: The Cry of the Earth edited by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee 201 Sp
Rediscovering a Sense of the Sacred: Conversations with Thomas Berry by Carolyn Toben 201 To
A Forester’s Field Guide to Devotion by Juls R. Wood 201 Wo
Love God Heal Earth by Rev. Canon Sally Bingham  201.77 Bi
The Luminous Dusk: Finding God in the Deep, Still Places by Dale C. Allison, Jr. 248 Al
A New Climate for Theology: God, the World, and Global Warming by Sallie McFague 261.8 Ma
Love Letter to the Earth by Thich Nhat Hanh 294.3 Nh
What Has Nature Ever Done for Us?: How Money Reallt Does Grow on Trees by Tony Juniper 304.2 Ju
Eaarth: Making a life on a Tough New Planet by Bill McKibben 304.2 Ma
Countdown: Our Last Best Hope for a Future on Earth? by Alan Weisman 304.2 We
The Man From Clear Lake: Earthday Founder Gaylord Nelson by Bill Christofferson     328.73 Ch
Beyond Earth Day: Fulfilling the Promise by Gaylord Nelson     333.7 NE
It’s Easy being Green: A Handbook fro Earth Friendly Living by Crissy Trask     333.72 Tr
Eating Dirt:Deep Forests, Big Timber and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe by Charlotte Gill 333.7515 Gi
Renewable: The World-Changing Power of Alternative Energy by Jeremy Shere 333.79 Sh
Wildlife Guardian: Stories of a Pennsylvania Game Warden 333.9 Wa
American Catch: The Fight for OUr Loal Seafood by Paul Greenberg 333.95 Gr
Eat Here: Reclaiming Homegrown Pleasures in a Global Supermarket by Brian Halwil 338.1 Ha
Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade by Adam Minter 338.4 Mi
Pandora’s Lunchbox: How Processed Food Took Over the American Meal by Melanie Warner 338.476 Wa
The Frakers by Gregory Zuckerman 338.7 Zu
The State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible? 338.927 St
The Real Cost of Fracking: How America’s Shale Gas Boom is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food by Michelle Bamberger 363.17 Ba
Down to the Wire: Confronting Climate Collapse by David W. Orr 363.34 Or
World on the Edge by Lester R. Brown     363.7 BR
Coming Clean: Braking America’s Addiction to Oil and Coal by Michael Brune     363.7 BR
Earth in the balance: ecology and the human spirit by Albert Gore     363.7 Go
The National Audubon Society almanac of the environment: the ecology of everyday life by Valerie Harms     363.7 Ha
Animal Factory: The Looming Threat of Industrial Pig, Dairy, and Poultry Farms to Humans and the Environment by David Kirby 363.7 Ki
You Are Here: Exposing the Vital Link Between What We Do and What That Does to the Planet by Thomas Kostigen     363.7 KO
Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist by Bill McKibben 363.7 Mc
The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability–Designing for Abundance by Michael Braungart 363.7 Mc
Fight for the Bay: Why a Dark Green Environmental Awakening is Needed to Save the Chesapeake Bay by Howard Earnst 363.7009 ER
Dire Predictions: Understanding Global Warming by Michael E. Mann and Lee R. Kump 363.738 Ma
Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and You Can Too by Beth Terry     363.738 TE
Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth about the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity 363.7387 Ha
The Stop: How the Fight for Good Food Transformed a Community and Inspired a Movement by Nick Saul and Andrea Curtis 363.8 Sa
Blessing the Hands That Feed US: What Eating Closer to Home Can Teach US About Food, Community, and Our Place on Earth by Vicki Robin LT 363.809 Ro
Seven Billion and COunting: The Crisis in Global Population Growth by Michael Andregg YA 363.9 An
An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore     367.73874 Go
Sharing Nature with Children by Joseph Cornell 508 Co
Untamed: The Wildest Woman in America and the Fight for Cumberland Island by Will Harlan 508 Ha
A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold  508.73 Le
Wilderness Visionaries by Jim Dale Vickery     508.73 Vi
National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Nature: From Your Back Door to the Great Outdoors 508.73 Na
Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness by Edward Abbey 508.792 Ab
The World We Made: Alex McKay’s Story From 2050 by Jonathan Porritt 509 Po
Water: A Natural History by Alice Outwater 551.48 Ou
Climate by George Ochoa     551.6 Oc
The End of Night: Searching for Darkness in an Age of Light by Paul Bogard 551.56 Bo
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson     574.5 Ca
Downstream: A Natural History of the River     574.92 BA
The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert 576.84 KO
Food Webs: Who Eats What? by Claire Llewellyn J577 Ll
The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines by Michael E. Mann 577.2 Ma
The Predator Paradox: Ending the War with Wolves, Bears, Cougars, and Coyotes by John Shivik 591.5 Sh
The Forest unseen: A Year’s Watch in Nature by David Haskell 677.30 Ho
Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau’s Woods by Richard Primack 577.709 Pr
Under the Sea Wind by Rachel Carson 578.77 Ca
Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants by Jane Goodall  580.22 Go
The Plants of Pennsylvania by Ann Fowler Rhoads and Timothy A. Block R(Reference) 581.9748 Rh
Hope for Animals and Their World by Jane Goodall     591.68 Go
A Sting in the Tale: My Adventures with Bumblebees by Dave Goulson 595.79 Go
Toxin Toxout: Getting Harmful Chemicals out of Our Bodies and Our World by Bruce Lourie and Rick Smith 613 Lo
Fevered: Why a Hotter Planet Will Hurt Our Health–And How We Can Save Ourselves by Linda Marsa 613 Ma
Good Clean Food: Shopping Smart to Avoid GMOs, rGBH, and Products That May Cause Cancer and Other Diseases by Samuel Epstein, M.D. 613.2 Ep
Earth: The Owner’s Manual        621.041 AL
Projects to Get You Off the Grid    621.31 PR
The Zero Waste Solution: Untrashing the Planet One Community at a Time 628.4 Co
Garbology: IOur Dirty Love Affair with Trash by Edward Humes 628.4 Hu
Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden: A Natural Approach to Pest Control by Jessica Walliser 628.9 Wa
The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays of Wendell Berry 630 Be
A Farm Dies ONce a Year by Arlo Crawford 630.92 Cr
The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet  by Kristin Ohlson  631.4 Oh
Attracting Native Pollinators: Protecting North America’s Bees and Butterflies 631.5 At
The Vegetable Gardener’s Guide to Perma-Culture: Creating an Edible Eco-System by Christopher Shein 631.5 Sh
The World According to Monsanto by Marie-Monique Robin 631.52 Ro
Rodale Book of Composting    631.8 RO
Organic Gardener’s Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control   632 OR
Back to Basics: Traditional Garden Wisdom   635 BA
Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Amazing Fruit by Barry Estabrook 635 Es
Organic Lawn Care: Growing Grass the Natural Way by Howard Garrett 635.9 Ga
Beautiful No-Mow yards: More than 50 Amazing Lawn Alternatives by Evelyn Hadden     635.9 HA
Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants by Colston Burnell 635.951 Bu
Let it Rot! The Gardener’s Guide to Compost     639.8 CA
Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants by Douglas Tallamy 639.9 Ta
Go Green, Live Rich: 50 Simple Ways to Save the Earth and Get Rich Trying by David Bach     640 Ba
Living off the Grid by David S. Black     640 Bl
Newman’s Own Organic Guide to  a Good Life by Nell Newman     640 NE
The New Art of Living Green: How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint & Live a Happier More Eco_friendly Life by Erica Palmcrantz 640 PA
Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life by Reducing Your Waste by Bea Johnson 640.28 Jo
All You Need is Less: The Eco-Friendly Guide to Guilt-Free Green Living and Stress-Free Simplicity 640.28 So
Newman’s Own Cookbook by Paul Newman     641.5 Ne
Home Sweet Zero Energy Home by Barry Rehfeld     644 Re
The Homeowner’s Guide to Renewable Energy by Dan Chiras     644.22 Ch
Save Energy, Save Money: 201 Do-It-Yourself Projects           Editors of The Family Handyman     644.22 Sa
Essential Green You: Easy Ways to Detox Your Diet, Your Body, and Your Life by Deirdre Imus     648.5 Im
Ecobooks: Inventive Projects from the Recycling Bin by Terry Taylor     686.3 Ta
The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden by Rick Darke & Doug Tallamy 712 Da
Lawn Gone! Low Maintenance Sustainable, Attractive Alternatives for Your Yard by Pam Penick 712 Pe
Audubon Birdhouse Book: Building, Placing and Maintaining Great Homes for Great Birds by Margaret Baker 728 BA
Art of Natural Building       728 KE
Natural Solar Architecture        728 WR
Trash to Treasure: The Recycler’s Guide to Creative Crafts by Anne Van Wagner Childs, editor     745.5 Ch
Upcycling Celebrations: A Use-What-You-Have Guide to Decorating, Gift-Giving & Entertaining by Danny Seo     745.5 DE
Matthew Mead’s Ultimate Recycled Style Guide by Matthew Mead     747 ME
15 Minutes Outside: 365 Ways to Get Out of the House and Connect with your Kids                 790.1 CO
Naturally Fun Parties for Kids: Creating Handmade, Earth-Friendly Celebrations for All Seasons and Occasions by Anni Daulter     793.2 Da
The Green Hour: A Daily Dose of Nature for Happier, Healthier, Smarter Kids by Todd Christopher 796.083 Ch
I Love Dirt! 52 Activities to help You & Your Kids Discover the Wonder of Nature PT 796.083 Wa
Pennsylvania Mountain Vistas: A Guide for Hikers & Photographers by Scott Brown 796.510 Br
Speak to the Earth: appreciating and conserving our beautiful world by Shifra Stein     808.84 Sp
The Reef: A Passionate History: The Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to Climate Change by Iain McCalman 994.3 Mc
Recycling Sourcebook: a guide to recyclable materials, case studies, organizations and publications    by Thomas Cichonski, ed.     R 628.4 Re
Alternacrafts: 20+ Hi-Style, Lo-Budget Projects to Make by Jessica Vitkus     YA 745.5 Vi
Rail-Trails Mid Atlantic: Official Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Guidebook by Rebecca Cohen     917.404 RA
Rail-Trails PA, NJ, and NY     917.404 RA
The Adventures of Henry Thoreau: A Young Man’s Unlikely Path to Walden Pond by Michael Sims 921 Thoreau

DVDs:

No Impact Man                 EDVD Documentary 55
Dive!                       EDVD Documentary 115
Dirt!                       EDVD Documentary 79
Sesame Street Being Green           JDVD Sesame Street 09
Earthday Birthday                 JVC Holiday 02
The Lorax                       JDVD Family 109
Wall-E                       DVD Family 118
Free Willy                 DVD Family 176
Day After Tomorrow           DVD Drama 11
March of the Penguins           EDVD Documentary 08
Fern Gully                 JDVD Family 83
Gasland                        EDVD DOCUMENTARY 105
Revenge of the Electric Car                       EDVD Documentary 132
Bag It                       EDVD Documentary 117
Tapped EDVD DOCUMENTARY 164
World in the Balance EDVD DOCUMENTARY 165
The World According to Monsanto EDVD DOCUMENTARY 166
School House Rock! Earth E JDVD Educational 3
The Great Barrier Reef EDVD Science/Nature 01
Cowan’s Gap State Park E DVD Travel 24
Garbage and Recycling E JDVD Educational 9
Trashed EDVD Documentary 170
Tapped EDVD Documentary 164
Hoot DVD Family 147
The Last Ocean: The Toothfish and the Battle for Antarctica’s Soul EDVD Documentary 167
A Murder of Crows: Birds with an Attitude EDVD Science & Nature 19
What Plants Talk About EDVD Science & Nature 18
The Secret Life of Birds EDVD Science & Nature 20
The 11th Hour EDVD DOCUMENTARY 179
Meet the Coywolf EDVD Science & Nature 22
A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet EDVD Documentary 181
Greedy Lying Bastards EDVD Documentary 187
Earth Days EDVD Documentary 188
YERT Your Environmental Road Trip EDVD Documentary 189
Shattered Sky: The Battle for Energy, Economy and Environment EDVD Documentary 190