Resources and Links

 

 

Resources

 

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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