The Prince's Rainforest Project This group, created by Prince Charles of England, works to prevent rainforests from disappearing and helping to prevent global warming.

Rainforest Action Network Find out how you can join other kids in becoming a Rainforest hero and helping to save the world's rainforests.

Rainforest Alliance Find ways to help preserve rainforests all over the world.

Rainforest Animals Learn which mammals, birds, insects and reptiles live in the rainforests of the world.

Track it Back Game Discover where in the world different foods come from.

Save the Rainforests Learn about the different types of rainforests in the world, the animals that live in them and how they can be saved.

Measure Your Own Ecological Footprint

Bobbie Bigfoot's Ecological Footprint Measure your mark on the planet with this online quiz by the Earth Day Network (EDN), organizers of the first Earth Day in 1970. Are you a Bobbie Bigfoot?

iCare - Helping Others

Free Grains of Rice Help stop world hunger and learn new words at the same time! For every word you guess the correct definition of, FreeRice will donate 10 grains of rice to the United Nations for people in need around the world.

Heifer International Explore this cheerful and colorful site that shows you how to help other kids around the world.

Caring for the Environment

Environmental Kids Club Find out how you can make a difference in helping our planet on this site.


Composting for Kids Watch this slide show to see how easy it is to set up your own compost container!

Cornell Composting Learn how to make a compost container out of a soda bottle on this site from Cornell University.

Earth Matters Wire Compost Bin Get instructions on how to make your own backyard compost bin.

eHow:Quick & Easy Composting for Kids Follow these easy steps to make your own compost bin. Make sure you scroll down to find the article.

How to Start a Compost Listen to Bentley Christie's podcast and watch a slide show that explains why it is important for businesses to compost.

Kaboose: Create and Decorate a Compost Bin Turn your compost bin into a work of art following the instructions on this site.

Kids' Valley Garden Here is information about composting and how to build your own compost bin.

Learn to Grow: Quick & Easy Compost Follow these easy steps to create a healthy compost pile.

SHWEC Can Composter Build your own composter from a can with a lid.

WikiHow Build a Compost Bin Follow the steps in this article to build your own compost bin from a plastic container.

Yates Garden Greenies: How to Make Compost Use this site from Down Under to create your own compost pile.

Ecology and Energy

Alliant Energy Kids Learn all about energy and natural gas and how to use them safely.

Energy Kids Page Discover all about energy - it's sources, how to save it and its history on this site from the U.S. government.

Energy Quest Learn all about energy and how to save it on this government site.

Touchstone Energy Kids Zone Find out how you can save energy and electricity on this site.

New York State

I Love NY Use the New York State map to search regions of New York State to find fun things to do!

New York Visitors Network Search the state by region, county or city to find interesting places to visit.

Round the Bend Use this Online guide to Upstate New York to locate different regions of the state.

Hudson River

NYPIRG Find out how you can help keep New York clean and environmentally friendly on this site by the New York Public Interest Research Group.

Riverkeeper Learn how to help keep the Hudson River clean through this environmental group.

Hudson River Valley Discover the resources, beauty and different recreational places that our Hudson River valley has to offer.

Hudson River Foundaton This site links scientific research with environmental needs to help people be aware of how to keep our river clean.

Hudson River Valley Heritage This site run by the Hudson River Valley Heritage offers a history of our region along with photographs and digitally accessible documents.

Water Cycle

Water: H2O=Life This site from the American Museum of Natural History tells you all you want to know about water: the water cycle, who lives in it, how to keep it healthy and more.