Resources and Links





Green Building Guide




Recommended Reading


Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder - by Richard Louv


Pilgrim at Tinker Creek - by Annie Dillard


The Wartville Wizard - by Don Madden


The Lorax - by Dr. Seuss


Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution - by Paul Hawken, Avery Lovins, L. Hunter Lovins


Passage of Discovery - by Daniel B. Botkin


A Sand County Almanac - by Aldo Leopold


The Edge of the Sea - by Rachel Carson


Discordant Harmonies - by Daniel B. Botkin


Silent Spring - by Rachel Carson


Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things - by by William McDonough and Michael Braungart


The Complete Guide to Environmental Careers in the 21st Century -  by Kevin Doyle


50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth


Rain - by Manya Stojic


1 Day in the Tropical Rain Forest - by Jean Craighead George


160 Ways to Help the World - by Linda Leeb Duper




Local Links


Roanoke River Blueway


Black Dog Salvage


Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation


Roanoke City - Environmental Management


Roanoke County Environmental Initiatives


Roanoke Valley Cool Cities Coalition


Roanoke Valley Greenways


Roanoke Valley Resource Authority


Town of Vinton


Virginia Naturally


Virginia Forest Watch


Virginia Conservation Network


Other Resources:


Impacts of Bottled Water Infographic


Environmental Protection Agency


EPA Office of Water


Epicurious Green Kitchen Tips


Goodwill Industries


Green Clean - The Environmentally Sound Guide to Cleaning Your Home


Isaak Walton League of America


International Coastal Cleanup


National Park Consevation Association


National Public Lands Day


Reduce, REUSE, Recycle


River Network


Waste Age Magazine


Water Smart

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