Keywords for Resource Library

[taxon]                e.g. “butterflies,” “fish,” “beetles,” “moss,” etc.
[town]                 “Barrington,” “Little Compton,” “Burrillville”
[waterbody]        incl river/stream, pond, bay, reach
animals           
biodiversity         as a subject, for documentation of b. use “inventory”
bulletin use this to find the Rhode Island Naturalist
checklist          
climate            
collections        i.e. museum collections, natural history specimens
communities     natural communities (“oak-hickory forest,” “red maple swamp,” etc.
condition         
CRMC                  Coastal Resources Management Council (RI)
database         
[education] included under “outreach”
EPA                      U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
essay              
estuarine         
event                   e.g. “bioblitz,” “conference,” “lecture,” “land & water summit,” etc.
forest              
freshwater       
geology           
grassland         
handout          
heritage              aka natural heritage, aka the state rare species program
history            
invasive           
inventory            (quantitative), and assessment (qualitative); c.f. “monitoring”; aka “survey”
law                 
marine            
methodology    
monitoring          same as assessment but repeated to detect trends
NBEP                   Narragansett Bay Estuary Program
newsletter        for the Rhode Island Naturalist use “naturalist” or “bulletin”
outreach             incl. education
plants             
pollinators       
project            
rare                 see also “heritage”
report             
restoration       
RICSC                   RI Conservation Stewardship Collaborative
RIDEM                 RI Department of Environmental Management
RIISC                    RI Invasive Species Council
RINHS                  RI Natural History Survey
salt marsh        
stewardship     
[survey]               use “inventory”
URI                      University of Rhode Island
wetland           

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