Vol. 2, No. 2
IYO web sites
Information on International Year of the Ocean events, activities, and more is available on these organizations' web sites:
NS Adopt-a-Stream manual
This community-based volunteer program takes a watershed approach to aquatic habitat restoration and fish population enhancement. Available to Nova Scotia groups on a long-term loan basis, and to others for a fee, the manual provides information on aquatic habitats and wildlife, laws and regulations, how to start and run a project, fundraising tips, and more. In Nova Scotia, contact the NS Salmon Association/Adopt-A-Stream Program, (902) 644-1276. Outside the province, contact the NS Department of Fisheries at (902) 485-5056.
National Environmental Directory
The National Environmental Directory Project is series of nine regional databases that provides descriptions and contact information for more than 12,000 US organizations involved in environmental education, management and policy. The information has been made available on the web, on diskette, and in print by the Global Action and Information Network (GAIN). Visit their web site, http://eelink.umich.edu/GAIN/ALL.dir/orderinfo.html or call 406-721-0440.
GOMC Five-Year Action Plan
Copies of the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment's five-year action plan for the period from 1996-2001, containing the Council's five priority goals, is available while supplies last. Call Margot Mays at the GOMC Secretariat (617) 727-9530 ext. 406, or e-mail email@example.com for a copy.