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Government Organizations
USGS-Biological Resources Division
Master list of worldwide government environmental resources, from EnviroLink

General Science and Natural History Organizations
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Institute of Biological Sciences
American Nature Study Society
Canada's National History Society
Center for Biology Education
Danish Natural History Society
Ecological Society of America
European Society for Evolutionary Biology
International Marinelife Alliance - Philippines
International Society of Biometeorology
International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology
Linnean Society of London
National Academy of Sciences of the USA
Organization of Biological Field Stations
Pacific Science Association
Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute
Russian Academy of Sciences
Society for Experimental Biology
Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
Society for Amateur Scientists
Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections
Society for the Study of Evolution
Conservation and Environmental Organizations
The Chesapeake Bay Trust
Earthwave Society
Friends of the Earth
International Union for the Conservation of Nature
International Wildlife Coalition
Iowa Prairie Network
The Nature Conservancy
Organization for Tropical Studies
Sierra Club
Suisun Marsh Natural History Association
Tropical Forest Resource Group

Geology and Hydrology
American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists
American Botanical Council
American Geological Institute
American Geophysical Union
American Society of Limnology and Oceanography
Association for Women Geoscientists
Carolina Geological Society
Center for International Earth Science Information Network
Edinburgh Geological Society
Geological Society (U.K.)
Geological Society of America
Geological Society of Iowa
Geoscience Information Society
International Arid Lands Consortium
International Association for Great Lakes Research
International Association of Hydrogeologists
International Association of Meiobenthologists
International Commission on Stratigraphy
International Permafrost Association
SEPM / Society for Sedimentary Geology
Soil and Water Conservation Society
Paleontology Societies
American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists
British Micropaleontological Society
Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation
Canadian Association of Palynologists
Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Gulf Coast Section
International Nannoplankton Association
International Organisation of Palaeobotany
International Subcommittee on Cambrian Stratigraphy
New York Paleontological Society
The Palaeontological Association
Paleontological Research Institution
Palaeontological Society of Japan
The Pander Society (conodonts)
Quaternary Research Association
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Western Interior Paleontological Society
Microscopy and Microbiology
American Microscopical Society
American Society for Microbiology
International Society for Evolutionary Protistology
Microscopical Society of Canada
Microscopy Society of America
North American Micropaletontological Section of the Society for Sedimentary Geology
Quekett Microscopical Club

Mycology and Plant Pathology
Also see the North American Mycological Societies listings.
American Phytopathological Society
Australasian Plant Pathology Society
British Society for Plant Pathology
International Association for Lichenology
International Mycological Association
International Society for Plant Pathology
Mycological Society of America
Mycological Society of San Francisco
Mycological Society of Toronto
Botanical Societies
American Bryological and Lichenological Society
American Fern Society
American Orchid Society
American Society of Plant Taxonomists
The Arizona Native Plant Society
Australian Systematic Botany Society
Botanical Society of America
Botanical Society of Scotland
British Bryological Society
British Phycological Society
Cactus and succulent plant societies (list)
International Aroid Society
International Asclepiad Society
International Organization for Plant Information
International Palm Society
International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society
Orchid Society of Nova Scotia
Phycological Society of America
San Diego Fern Society
General and Invertebrate Zoology
American Society of Animal Science
American Society of Parasitologists
Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
Animal Behaviour Society
Association of Polish Malacologists
Conchologists of America
International Bryozoology Association
International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature
International Polychaetology Association
International Society of Vertebrate Morphology
Russian Society of Nematologists
Society of Nematologists (site at University of Nebraska, Lincoln)
Sonoran Arthropod Studies Institute
Western Society of Malacologists
Entomology Societies
Entomological Society of America
British Butterfly Conservation
Coleopterists' Society
The British Dragonfly Society
Dragonfly Society of the Americas
International Bee Research Association
International Odonata Research Institute
International Union for the Study of Social Insects
Lepidopterists' Society
Michigan Entomological Society
Pacific Coast Entomological Society
Shetland Entomological Group
Societas Internationalis Odonatologica
Ichthyology and Herpetology
American Elasmobranch Society
American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
Associazione Erpetologica Siciliana
Australian Society of Herpetologists
Brazos Valley Herpetological Society
Crocodile Specialist Group
Desert Fishes Council
Gilbert Ichthyological Society
Desert Tortoise Council
Herpetologists' League
League of Florida Herpetological Societies
Stockholm Herpetological Society
Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles
The Pelagic Shark Research Foundation
Ornithology Organizations
American Ornithologists' Union
Hummingbird organizations (list)
National Audubon Society
BIRDNET, presented by the Ornithological Council (includes listing of ornithological societies worldwide)
Tennessee Ornithological Society
Turkey Vulture Society
Washington Ornithological Society
Mammalogy Organizations
American Society of Mammalogists
American Society of Primatologists
Bat Conservation International
Cetacean Society International
Duke University Primate Center
Human Behavior and Evolution Society
International Association for Bear Research and Management
International Primate Protection League
The Mammal Society
The Ocean Alliance


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