Many of the links below are out of date, but the sites are some that I have found interesting, amusing, or useful.

Click here for a new (June 2017) collection of links about saving the honeybees.


search
engines:

AltaVista
Dogpile
eXcite
Google
Great Scouts!

 
 

HotBot
Netscape
Raging
WebCrawler
Yahoo!

telephone
directories:

Verizon
AnyWho
InfoSpace
Smartpages

worldwide
directories:

RingThem.com
teldir.com
TelephoneNo.com

domain name
registrant info:

OneWhois.com

Search Engine Watch—all kinds of search links


Reference:

| GOV'T |

Merriam-Webster logo  
dictionary

  
thesaurus

Weights and Measures Resources - refdesk.com

OANDA currency converter

XE.com universal currency converter

zap2it—TV, movies

Internet Movie Database

Refdesk.com

Electric Library

Encyclopaedia Britannica

Quid (in French)

C IA—The World Factbook

The New York Times Navigator

Engineer Research and Development Center Research Library (Vicksburg)—U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

yourdictionary.com—Li nks to more than 500 dictionaries of over 140 languages

INTA—International Trademark Association checklist of U.S. trademarks

Trademark databases, U.S. and foreign

Internet Directory of Publications

The Chicago Manual of Style FAQ


Government:

FedWorld

U.S. Copyright Office

Library of Congress

Environmental Protection Agency

U.S. Government Printing Office

U.S. Naval Observatory

Stafford County home page

Virginia home page

Virginia General Assembly

Legislative Information System

North Carolina home page


News

The Free Lance-Star

The Associated Press

1st Headlines

BBC

CBC

CNN

PBS

Editor & Publisher

PPPP.net worldwide news links

EscapeArtist media links

NewsTrawler news search engine

Poynter news search

La presse française sur le web—links to French news sites


Weather

| RIVER LEVELS, TIDES  | ASTRONOMICAL, GEOPHYSICAL | CLIMATE |

NWS forecast for Hartwood, Va.

Intellicast forecast for Hartwood, Va.

AccuWeather forecast for Hartwood, Va.

 

National Weather Service

Baltimore-Washington Forecast Office (Sterling, Va.)

El Niño page

Meteorological Service of Canada

Canadian forecasts

Accuweather

Intellicast

Storm Center

Lycos weather

Unisys Weather

The Weather Channel

WeatherSite.com

River levels (USGS)

Real-time data for RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER NEAR FREDERICKSBURG

Real-time data for RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER AT REMINGTON

Real-time data for RAPIDAN RIVER NEAR CULPEPER

Old Farmer's Almanac

Tide Tables

U.S. Naval Observatory astronomical data

Magnetic Declination (NOAA)

Northern lights forecast—U. of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute

National Climatic Data Center: US Climate at a Glance

Virginia State Climatology Office



Environment

| FARM & GARDEN  | BIRDS  | INSECTS  | HERPS |
| WETLAND/AQUATIC  | FORESTRY | WILDLIFE |
| ANIMALS (general)  | PLANTS (general) | CLIMATE |
 

Agencies, organizations, publications:

Izaak Walton League of America

Save Our Streams Program

IWLA Virginia Division

Virginia Save Our Streams

Virginia Save Our Streams old site

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Environment Canada

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Norfolk District

Virginia Outdoors Foundation

York Watershed Council

Bay Journal—Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

American Rivers

Friends of the Rappahannock

Greenpeace

Natural Areas Association

Potomac Conservancy

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Virginia Conservation Network

Animal Protection Institute

Trout Unlimited

Rapidan Chapter

Northern Virginia Chapter

The Ecologist: Rethinking Basic Assumptions

Gardening:

Arbor Day Foundation Hardiness Zones

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones

Virginia Cooperative Extension

Delaware Cooperative Extension

Maryland Cooperative Extension

Rutgers (New Jersey) Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Cooperative Extension

West Virginia University Extension Service

Soil Science Society of America

Virginia Native Plant Society

Nursery Sources of Native Plants

Invasive Alien Plants in Virginia

Invasive Species: The Nation's Invasive Species Information System

Blandy Experimental Farm and State Arboretum of Virginia

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education–Virginia

Virginia Association for Biological Farming

ATTRA—Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas

Sustainable Practices for Vegetable Production in the South—N.C. State

Organic Gardening magazine

North American Fruit Explorers

NAFEX list archives

apricot group

Northumberland Berry Works (ribes)

Mid-Atlantic Regional Fruit Loop

Biodynamics

American Bamboo Society

United Plant Savers

The Green Web

InterGarden© Regenerative Agriculture, Renewable Energy, Permaculture and Bioregionalism

Farmers ALMANAC for Virginia—agribusiness information for Virginia's small and disadvantaged farmers


plants, seeds, supplies:

Organic Consumers Association seed supplier listing

Adams County Nursery

Edible Landscaping

Burpee

The Cook's Garden

Gardens Alive

Gurney's Seed & Nursery Co.

Home Harvest® Garden Supply Online

Jackson & Perkins

Lawyer Nursery

Miller Nurseries

Park Seed

Peaceful Valley Farm Supply—Organic Garden and Farm Supplies

Shepherd's Garden Seeds

Southern Exposure Seed Exchange

Victory Heirloom Seeds—open-pollinated

Wayside Gardens

Chuck Wyatt's Heirloom Tomatoes

other mail-order sources

Livestock:

Breeds of Livestock—Oklahoma State University

Forage Home Page—Penn State University

Forage-Livestock Systems—West Virginia University

Birds:

Beginner’s Guide to Bird Watching

Hummingbirds (with links)

Fred Jaicks's birding resources page (with links)

Bird Watching for Couch Potatoes (with links)

Birdingonthe.Net

Oriental Bird Club

Bird names translation index (birds of Europe)

Purple Martin Conservation Association

Purple Martin Society, NA

Insects:

Cicada Central periodical cicada page

Entomology at Virginia Tech

European hornet, Vespa crabro

Rincon-Vitova Insectaries

butterflies & moths:

Butterflies and Moths of North America

Cecropia Moth—Life Cycle (good links)

honeybees, other pollinators

New links courtesy of Saving Our Bees:

There are currently 7 bee species on the endangered list
Here’s Why We Need to Save the Bees + 10 Things You Can Do to Help
How to Become A Tree Hugger
Make a Mason Bee House
A Guide to Bringing Up Bees in Your Own Backyard
Making a Bee-Friendly Garden
Help the Honey Bees! Toxic Pesticides to Avoid in Your Garden
Guide to Composting at Home
Buzzing for Solutions: 13 Organizations and Initiatives Helping to Save Bees

American Bee Journal / Dadant

Beediverse Products / Crop Pollination Consultants Ltd.

Knox Cellars logo.

Pollination Beekeepers

The Pollination Home Page

Pollinator Paradise

Pollinator Partnership

Reptiles & Amphibians:

Virginia Herpetological Society

Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation

Wetland & Aquatic:

Virginia Water Resources Research Center

Virginia Marine Resources Commission home page

Virginia Marine Resources Commission links to other agencies

The Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences—Virginia Tech

VIMS Rapa Whelk Research and Bounty Programs

SAV in Chesapeake Bay

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species—USGS

Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

Virginia Oyster Heritage Program

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission

Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission

Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS)—NOAA

Mote Marine Laboratory

Think Tank

Monterey Bay Aquarium: Seafood Watch Program

Forestry:

Virginia Department of Forestry

Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources

Dendrology at Virginia Tech—woody plant identification

Virginia Forest Landowner Update

Virginia Big Tree Program

American Chestnut Cooperators' Foundation

Maryland DNR Forest Service

North Carolina Division of Forest Resources

N.C. State Department of Forestry

Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry

Penn State School of Forest Resources

West Virginia Division of Forestry

WVU Division of Forestry

USDA Forest Service

USDA Forest Service St. Paul Field Office

Stewardship & Landowner Assistance

Canadian Forest Service

National Association of State Foresters

Society of American Foresters

Association of Professional Foresters (U.K.)

Missouri University Extension forestry publications

USGPO forestry publications

Forest Trees of Virginia

Silvics of North America

Showy Native Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines

Black Locust Initiative

American Forests

Independent Sawmill & Woodlot Management magazine

Next Generation Woods

Wood Handbook (USFS Forest Products Laboratory)

WOODWEB


international certification:

Forest Stewardship Council
FSC United States

industry and landowner groups:

American Forest and Paper Association

American Tree Farm System

Forest Landowners Association

Pan European Forest Certification

Pennsylvania Forestry Association

Treekeepers.org

Virginia Forestry Association

equipment suppliers:

Bailey's (Southeastern Division)

Ben Meadows Company

Construction Safety Products

Forestry Suppliers, Inc.

TerraTech, Inc.

Treessentials Company

Wildlife:

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

Virginia Tech Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences

Pennsylvania Game Commission

W.Va. Division of Natural Resources

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Skunk and Opossum Web Site

Bat Conservation International

Animals (general):

The Electronic Zoo species list

The Electronic Zoo main page

NetVet Veterinary Resources

Plants (general):

Search the HortiPlex Plant Database:
(enter a common or a botanical name)

Include all records Only records with images
Only records with vendor links Only records of botanical taxa

Botanical Society of America

Vascular Plant Image Gallery

Meadowview Biological Research Station (Woodford, Va.)—conservation of bog plants

International Carnivorous Plant Society


People

Ann Rabson—Blues Piano/Guitar

Liz Schnore—Fine Art Photographer

Mimi Rabson—Violinist



Copyediting

American Copy Editors Society

Copyediting-L

Copyediting newsletter

Headsup: The Blog

News Media Cliches That Should Be Banned for Life

Testy Copy Editors

The Slot

You Don't Say

Regret the Error: Mistakes Happen


Translation

The Translator's Home Companion

Martindale's Reference Desk: Language Center

Office de la langue française (Québec)

Grand dictionnaire terminologique

Dictionnaire Universel Francophone En Ligne

Le Trésor de la Langue Française Informatisé

ATA French Language Division links page

Tennessee Bob's Famous French Links

yourdictionary.com—Li nks to more than 500 dictionaries of over 140 languages

EuroDicAutom—European Union online dictionary

Terminological Information System—Council of the European Union

IMF Terminology—A Multilingual Directory

EscapeArtist listing of Internet translation services, resources

American Literary Translators Association

American Translators Association

ATA French Language Division

ATA Literary Division



Miscellaneous

|
BOOKS | GENEALOGY | GEOGRAPHY / TRAVEL | UNSORTED |


Books:

Powell's City of Books

Barnes & Noble

Daedalus Books


foreign language:

i.b.d., Ltd.—Dictionaries and Language Reference Books

Librairie CITES—French books

technical:

Bookpool


used, rare, out of print:

Sam Weller's

ABE Books

BookFinder

alibris

bibliofind

Online antiquarian booksellers—Kipling Society site


Genealogy:

Historical U.S. Census Data Browser

Genealogical Research at the National Archives

RootsWeb

Welcome to GENDEX

GENDEX—Index of Surnames

Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site: Internet Family Finder

Family Tree Maker's Record Lookup Services ($)

Journey Through Generations—Patti Lamb's site (Quakers)

Lineages, Inc.

The Master Genealogist software

Genealogy Toolbox

Genealogy Resources on the Internet

The Genealogy Home Page

GenealogyPortal

Genealogy and the American Civil War

Library of Virginia

Digital Library Program

VAGenWeb

Orange County VAGenWeb

Campbell County, Va., home page

Cowgill Homepage

Sons of Confederate Veterans

SCV Virginia Division

Matthew Fontaine Maury Camp No. 1722, Fredericksburg, Va.

Point Lookout POW Descendants

Point Lookout, Md., Prison Camp Records

Geography & Travel:

Lycos Travel

Airport codes

FlightView flight tracker

I Fly Flight Tracker

Airline Toll-Free Numbers and Websites

OAG flight information

Amtrak

Virginia Railway Express

European train and bus schedules

VISA ATM locator

Maritime Matters—Ocean liner history and cruise ship news

Virginia Places

Fourmilab

Earth View

TerraServer topos and aerial photos

TopoZone

City of Fredericksburg's land along the Rappahannock—map

Links to country information, place names, maps... (Arizona State University Libraries site)

U. of Texas Map Collection

Multimap world atlas

Geographia home page

Delorme Eartha Maps

Mapquest

Mapblast

Maps On Us maps, routes, yellow pages

Brazilian Embassy/Embaixada do Brasil, Washington, D.C.

Guyane française en français


Unsorted:

.22 Rimfire Ammo

The Kipling Society

www.nps.gov/colo

www.Jamestown2007.org

www.apva.org

PEN American Center

National Writers Union

Le Bureau du Livre Francais / French Publishers' Agency

Crumb Products (R.Crumb)

UNH Dimond Library Documents Department & Data Center
lots of links, especially to government

Urban Legends Research Centre

Consumer Reports Online

CataList catalog of public LISTSERV lists, online archives

Scorecard: pollution hazards

Jamila Saudi's home page

David Moorman's home page

Mark Zola's Spanish to English Translation Page

Tree Climbers International

Monticello

Jefferson-Hemings DNA Testing

The Monticello Association (Jefferson descendants)

Thomas Jefferson Heritage Society

Timeline: The Atlantic Slave TradeExploring Amistad at Mystic Seaport

Slavery and Religion in America: A Time Line 1440-1866—Internet Public Library

UNESCO Transatlantic Slave Trade project

a Norwegian page about the UNESCO TST project

Race Traitor

Center for the Study of White American Culture

Association of MultiEthnic Americans