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Helpful Directories, Collections, and Resources
Acadia National Park Amphibian and Reptile Inventory: March – September 2001
U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Northeast Region, Inventory & Monitoring Program, Northeast Temperate Network, Woodstock, Vermont.
Amphibians and Reptiles of Canada
Canadian Herpetological Society.
Includes taxonomic information on all recognized amphibian species. Species accounts, including life histories, conservation status, and literature references, for many amphibians.
Iowa State University, Department of Entomology.
Catalog of Botanical Photographs & Illustrations
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
Checklists of Lichens and Lichenicolous Fungi
A Global Information System for the Biodiversity of Lichens
Encyclopedia of Life
An online database containing all 1.8 million known species on Earth.
Tree of Life Website. D. Cannatella.
Maine Rare Plant List and Rare Plant Fact Sheets
Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.
The Plant List - A Working List of all Plant Species
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Missouri Botanical Garden
Species in Parks: Flora and Fauna Databases
Search database by National Park Service site or species name. Information Center for the Environment, University of California, Davis and National Park Service.
Birds of the World
Birds of the World, produced by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, contains image and video galleries showing bird behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs and nestlings, and more. Online species accounts contain recordings of songs and calls. Continually updated.
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