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Florida Department of Community Affairs

The Florida Coastal Management Program; Ultimate Network (newsletter linking local governments, state agencies, and Florida's citizens for better management of coast resources); Florida water quality monitoring

Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Information on water quality; wetlands; environmental regulations; groundwater; beaches and coastal waters; stormwater

National Estuary Program

Profiles of all 28 National Estuary Programs; watershed map; project summaries; Coastlines newsletter; NEP bibliographies; estuarine management issues; funding and organization

National Estuarine Research Reserves
The national estuarine research reserve system (NERRS) is a protected areas network of federal, state and local partnerships. The program was created with the 1972 passage of the Coastal Zone Management Act. Through linked programs of stewardship, education anf research, the NERRS enhances informed management and scientific understanding of the nation's estuarine and coastal habitats.
National Sea Grant Library

Includes a searchable publications database, the quarterly "Sea Grant Abstracts" journal, a summary of recent acquisitions, and other information about the library, which serves as the archive for all Sea Grant funded documents.

South Florida Water Management District

District publications; projects; technical data; rules and statutes

Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council

Council information; maps and GIS; economic data; publications; programs; contacts

Southwest Florida Water Management District

District publications; rules; plans, reports & minutes; GIS data distribution; hydrologic conditions

Surf Your Watershed

Searchable watershed atlas; mapping tool for watersheds; state and tribal watershed assessments; river conditions and wetlands restoration; American Heritage Rivers Initiative

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Watershed Information Network, Watershed Atlas
A catalog of geo-spatial displays and analyses of information and data important for watershed protection and restoration.
U.S. EPA Homepage

The Environmental Protection Agency's projects, programs, publications; environmental databases and software; contracts, grants and environmental financing; EPA offices, labs, and regions; press releases, speeches and newsletters

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—Region 4

Links to EPA programs, research, and information related to the Southeastern United States.

U.S.Geological Survey,  (1998) On-line USGS water resources reports
A USGS page dedicated to making available the latest papers on water resources compiled by governmental organizations.