For the past 48 years, the National Wildlife Federation Conservation Directory has served as the preeminent guide to the conservation community for a broad range of audiences. Island Press is proud to be a partner with the National Wildlife Federation to produce and distribute this invaluable annual reference.The 2003 edition will be the most comprehensive listing yet published, with information on nearly 4,000 government agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and colleges and universities, as well as more than 18,000 officials concerned with environmental conservation, education, and natural resource use and management. Included are listings of:U.S. Congress members, including committees and subcommitteesstate, provincial, and federal agencies in the U.S. and Canadanational and international governmental organizationsU.S., Canadian, and international non-governmental organizationscolleges and universities with conservation programsparks, refuges, and other protected areasconservation information resourcesEach entry contains detailed contact information including names, addresses, and telephone and fax numbers; also included are selected e-mail and internet addresses, descriptions of program areas, senior staff by name and responsibility, principal publications, and more. Entries are categorized by organization type and state or country, and indexed alphabetically and by subject, on subjects ranging from acid rain to zoology. Each person listed in the directory is also indexed alphabetically.For conservation groups, environmental activists, students and faculty, outdoor writers and science editors, natural resources agencies, wildlife organizations, scientists and researchers, job seekers, and anyone involved with the field of environmental conservation, the Conservation Directory 2003is an essential resource.The Conservation Directory 2002 is currently available.To add your environmental group or to search the Conservation Directory online, visit the National Wildlife Federation website.National Wildlife Federation Staff is the author of 'Conservation Directory 2003 The Guide to Worldwide Environmental Organizations' with ISBN 9781559639965 and ISBN 1559639962.