New Jersey Web Sites of Interest
The following links may be of interest to New Jersey odonate
enthusiasts. Most of the organizations are actively
involved in habitat preservation. A number of them provide
environmental education programs on dragonflies. If you know
of another site pertaining to New Jersey odes that should be
included here, please contact the
Jersey Nature Conservancy - The New Jersey chapter is extremely
active in habitat preservation and is interested in odonates both as
water quality indicators and as species worthy of preservation.
Audubon Society - One of the oldest and most active conservation
group in the state, NJAS has sanctuaries throughout the state many
of which are now conducting dragonfly programs and stock dragonfly
- New Jersey's Audubon's Cape May Bird Observatory runs regular
workshops and field trips for the beginning odonate
enthusiast. Their knowledgeable staff stocks a complete supply
of dragonfly identification guides. Browse
their dragonfly sighting archives.
NJ Endangered and NonGame Species Program - ENSP is the NJ DEP's
program to conserve the critters nobody hunts or fishes for and
their habitat. If you aren't checking them off on your tax
return, you should.
Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ - the private foundation
working to support the ENSP through financial aid, education and
DEP's water management website - As mentioned elsewhere on this
site, a plethora of information regarding watershed management and
Mulberry Wing - The New York metro area butterfly clubs' home
page. Hey, we think butterflies are pretty and Steve Walter
has some good info on odonates as well.
Division of Fish and Wildlife - lots of info on all kinds of
outdoor things, from bears to shellfisheries. This is the
parent of the ENSP.