Museum of Alberta
The Official Website of the Provincial Museum, where you can view
virtual exhibits, information on current exhibits and view extensive
information on research projects and collections that the museum
An Alberta Environment website on the climate changes within
Profiles of 13 endangered species that reside in Alberta. A
treasure trove of information and pictures.
An Alberta Sustainable Resources Site that documents the
preservation of biodiversity in Alberta, as well as providing
information on specific animals common to Alberta.
The Sierra Club
Specific Information on the 21 ecoregions of the United States
and Canada, with plans to restore the ecological health of the
The online home of the 60-second series Hinterland Who's Who,
which provides educational programming to kids about the various
species of mammals and birds of Canada. The site has a variety of
fact sheets and digitized videos ready for downloading!
A cutting-edge website made by students for promoting species
that are facing extinction in the new millenium.
A searchable database of species that are at risk of being
extinct within Canada. The database is searchable by both species
name and by region.
A Discovery Channel Canada website profiling the endangered
species of Canada.
The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society website, a group that
promotes the protection of ecosystems in Canada.
Rare information on various endangered species from around the
world, as well as explanations of the protection of these species,
lists of organizations and case studies of the protection of
Endangered Species Project
A website featuring projects made by kids from around the world
that profile endangered species from their individual regions.
at Risk in Canada - http://www.ualberta.ca/~mjrogers/
(offline as of October 16, 2001).
A profile of species at risk in Canada, and what can be done
about this problem.
of Zoology, University of Alberta
A website previewing the Museum of Zoology, with a wide variety
of "feature creatures".
A magazine profiling the environment of Alberta, with in-depth
articles on a variety of interests.
Canada's Forest Network
A guide to Canadian Forest, and information on the forestry
An internet source for global environmental information.
A Canadian Geospatial information distrubtion website. Includes free
vector mapping and satellite imaging!
Edmonton Mycological Society
The Edmonton Mycological Society is a non-profit organization that was founded by
Prof. Randy Currah and Helene (Leni) Schalkwijk-Barendsen, author of the mushroom
field guide "Mushrooms of Western Canada", in 1987. From modest beginnings, they
have grown over the past 18 years to have currently about 130 members from across
They are a volunteer study group, who's members are fascinated by fungi. They are
the only mycological club in Canada's prairie provinces and they provide education
to promote an understanding and appreciation of the Kingdom of Fungi. Ongoing
activities include the study of the diversity and roles of fungi, providing educational
programs to the public, seasonal forays throughout central and western Alberta, an
annual mushroom exposition, and the development of lists of fungi from various
ecosystems across Alberta.
Please visit their website at www.wildmushrooms.ws to learn more about the Edmonton
Mycological Society and how you can become a member and learn along with them about fungi.