Helpful Web Sites
The following Web sites offer additional information about topics covered in the Riparian Restoration fact sheet series and the Native Plant Selector pages.
Protecting water resources with riparian zones
- Sustainable shoreland practices
- Streambank protection and stabilization
- Stream corridor restoration guide
Landscaping with native plants
Attracting wildlife with Native Plants
Identifying and selecting native plants
- Database of Tennessee vascular plants with photographs
- Wildflower reference guide
- Plant characteristics and requirements
- Tree Identification
Finding native plants
- Tennessee Nursery and Landscape Association
- Georgia Native Plant Society
- Virginia Native Plant Society
- Plant information, including sources, societies, etc.
Other sources of information
Other places to check for information include your state’s wildlife resources agency, the local agricultural extension agency, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, nature organizations in your area, or your local library. You may also want to check with the department of plant sciences, botany, wildlife, fisheries, or environmental science at a local college or university.
Each state has an agency responsible for administering and enforcing water quality regulations. A Web search of agencies in your state will help you locate the right agency to notify about suspected pollution or other water quality enforcement issues.