""The pleasure we feel in music springs from the obedience which is in it."

         Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862) American poet and writer

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Aquatic Invasive Species

The below Web sites offer information where you can learn more about preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species and promoting environmental behavior change.

UW Extension Lakes Program: Clean Boats, Clean Waters
With the growing concern over the spread of aquatic invasive species to Wisconsin’s inland lakes, many lake association members and other concerned citizens are looking for ways to get involved.  The Clean Boats, Clean Waters volunteer watercraft inspection program is an opportunity to take a front line defense against the spread of aquatic invasive species.

Aquatic Invasive Species - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Wisconsin’s aquatic invasive species program focuses on preventing the introduction of new invasive species to Wisconsin, preventing the spread of invasives that are already in the state, and controlling established populations when possible.

Environmental Communication and Social Marketing
The Environmental Communication and Social Marketing newsletter provides a forum for communication between professionals in the social and natural sciences who share a common interest in promoting behaviors that will positively impact the environment. The newsletter is multidisciplinary in nature, emphasizing theoretically-informed, evidence-based approaches to behavioral change. This newsletter is created by faculty from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension.

Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers
Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers is a national campaign to persuade recreational water users to take steps to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. The campaign has a widely recognized brand including logo and tagline. Wisconsin is a partner in the Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers campaign and promotes their brand through state and local outreach materials. Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers is part of the ANS Task Force public awareness campaign and is sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Coast Guard.

Other Environmental Music

The below Web sites highlight other music promoting environmental education.

Stan Slaughter - Eco-Troubadour
Stan Slaughter, self-described 'eco-troubadour,' sings songs exploring solid waste recycling and hazardous waste management.  The award-winning singer/songwriter performs at schools, museums and festivals across the United States.

Banana Slug String Band - Science, Song and Celebration
The Banana Slug String Band's new CD release, "We all live downstream" promotes watershed awareness.  Songs like Storm Drain Blues educate children on the importance of controlling non-point pollution, while in One Little River, children are introduced to what a watershed is.  "Let Wetlands Stand" promotes the value of marshes while "Listen" tells how to determine stream health by looking at macro-invertebrates.

Billy B. - The Natural Science Song and Dance Man
"Billy B" Brennan is a singer-song writer who has entertained and educated thousands of children with his songs about science and the environment.  Some of his numerous CDs include "Romp in the Swamp," which focuses on the value of wetlands and "Biodiversity and Billy B." which celebrates diversity on our planet. 

J.P. Taylor - "Singin' for the Earth"
J.P. Taylor write songs to inspire the environmentalist in everyone.  Song themes include habitat conservation, endangered species, rainforests, recycling, and more.

Rock & Ecology blog
This site offers a collection of rock music lyrics and points of view related to the environment. 

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