INTEREST GROUPS

Natural Resources Defense Council
Forest Landowners Association
USPIRG (US Public Interest Research Group)
Defenders of Wildlife
World Wildlife Fund
Heritage Foundation Homepage, Link1
State Environmental Resource Center

HELPFUL GRAPHICS/POLLING DATA
Endangered Species Map


JUDICIAL BRANCH

Suggested cases for you to review include (choose one):

• National Association of Home Builders v. Defenders of Wildlife (this is a challenging case to understand -- please see your teacher for further explanation)
• Babbitt, Secretary Of Interior v. Sweet Home Chapter Of Communities For A Great Oregon (*recommended*)
• TVA v. Hill
• Robertson v. Seattle Audubon Society

Here is one helpful resource link (type in case name in search box). The library has a number of excellent resources. You may use other online sources as well (with the exception of wikipedia).

EXECUTIVE BRANCH

Learning about Connections to the Executive Branch - please click on this link and this link to learn more about an executive branch department related to your topic.

LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

Relevant Laws - Information about Federal Laws on this topic can be found here.

* New legislation proposed in House of Representatives and Senate* - we can meet and talk about this proposed legislation if the wording is difficult to understand