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BSC 1005 Principles of Biology for non-majors

Professional Organizations & Societies

There are numerous associations and societies for professionals and others who are interested in biological sciences and related issues. This is just a short list of examples. For more, Google a particular topic and associations.

Additional Resources

To locate reports and statistics from government agencies on the web, try adding the following to your Google keyword search:

site: (for Florida reports),   site:  (for Pinellas County reports), site: (for St. Pete reports), or site: .gov (for US reports)

Consider adding statistics as a keyword or use the advanced search settings to limit your searches by file type such as Excel (for data) or to pdf or Word (for reports).

Guidestar ( ), Charity Navigator ( and the Better Business Bureau: National Charity Report Index( can be used to help determine the value and authenticity of an organization.