Pequot Library

Bringing Literature, Music, Art, Science &
the Humanities to our Community


Aspetuck Land Trust  Aspetuck Land Trust Inc. is a non-profit Connecticut corporation devoted to preserving open space and the natural resources of Easton, Fairfield, Weston and Westport for the benefit of the public Through generous gifts of land, continued efforts of volunteers, and cooperation from town agencies, the Aspetuck Land Trust has preserved over 1,700 acres of land, which will be maintained in a natural state in perpetuity.

Connecticut Audubon Society  Connecticut Audubon Society conserves Connecticut’s environment through science-based education and advocacy focused on the state’s bird populations and habitats. Founded in 1898, Connecticut Audubon Society (CAS) operates nature facilities in Fairfield, Milford, Glastonbury and Pomfret, an EcoTravel office in Essex and an Environmental Advocacy program in Hartford.

Ecological Society of America (ESA)  The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of scientists founded in 1915 to: promote ecological science; raise awareness of the importance of ecological science; increase the resources available for ecological science; and ensure the appropriate use of ecological science in environmental decision making.

Ecological Society of America (ESA) Journals  Ecology, the leading international journal in its field, publishes articles that report and interpret the results of original scientific research in basic and applied ecology.  Other publications available on this site include: Ecosphere, Ecological Applications, and Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.

Ecology and Society  Ecology and Society is an electronic, peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary journal which covers an array of those disciplines, from the natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities, concerned with the relationship between society and the life-supporting ecosystems.

Ecology Center  The Ecology Center provides the public with reliable information, tools, hands-on training, referrals, strategies, infrastructure, and models for sustainable living. These programs enable people to adopt practices that are environmentally and socially responsible.

Ecology Global Network  The mission of the Ecology Global Network™ is inform, educate and inspire the global community to respect, restore and protect our natural and human world.

Go Green Initiative  The Go Green Association aims to increase awareness of environmentally responsible behavior among children and local communities throughout the country. It seeks to inspire people to consider the environmental impact of their lifestyles and to help organizations implement green practices to protect the ecosystem.

Going Green   The Go Green Association aims to increase awareness of environmentally responsible behavior among children and local communities throughout the country. It seeks to inspire people to consider the environmental impact of their lifestyles and to help organizations implement green practices to protect the ecosystem.

Greener Living Today   Greener Living Today provides articles, resources and information on the constantly changing environmental concerns of our planet.

The Green Guide for Everyday Living   Owned by the National Geographic Society, the Green Guide makes living in an environmentally-aware way personal, practical and positive. Intended for general consumers, Green Guide (in its book, magazine and online formats) shows people how to make small changes that improve the health of the planet.

LEED Certification  The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, provides criteria for designing, building, and operating environmentally-friendly buildings.

National Audubon Society  National Audubon's mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity. This national network of community-based nature centers and chapters, scientific and educational programs, and advocacy on behalf of areas sustaining important bird populations, engages millions of people in positive conservation experiences.

National Geographic Environment  Inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888.

The Nature Conservancy  The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. The Conservancy addresses the most pressing conservation threats at the largest scale.

New York Times – Environment

The Pew Charitable Trust – Environment   Pew is a major force in educating the public and policy makers about the causes, consequences and solutions to environmental problems. It actively promote strong conservation policies in the United States and internationally.

Science Daily Ecology News  A section of ScienceDaily, the award-winning site Ecology News zeros in on discoveries, research, and trends in the relationships between living organisms and their environments.

Sierra Club  Since 1892, the Sierra Club, founded by John Muir, has been working to protect communities, wild places, and the planet itself. They are the oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States.

Sustainability Sustainability, an international open access journal of environmental, cultural, economic and social sustainability provides an advanced forum for studies related to sustainability and sustainable development. It is published by MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute) online monthly.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  The mission of EPA is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment—air, water and land.

The WWW Virtual Library – Environment  A searchable index of over 1,000 screened links arranged alphabetically and by category. The WWW Virtual Library - Environment is maintained by

The WWW Virtual Library – Sustainable Development  A comprehensive list of internet sites dealing with sustainable development, including organisations, projects and activities, electronic journals, libraries, references and documents, databases, directories or metadatabases. This page is maintained by the Center for Economic and Social Studies on the Environment, located at Université Libre de Bruxelles.

World Wildlife Fund   A conservation organization, works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.2 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally.