Fun Links
This page is updated on an irregular basis. Feel free to contact me directly if you would like to suggest a site for me to add. I am always looking for fun and useful links for my visitors.

Environmental Organizations The Nature Conservancy. Their mission is to preserve the diversity of life on Earth, and that's about as important as it gets. The Caribbean Conservation Corporation is the oldest and most accomplished sea turtle conservation organization in the world. If you have walked in a park, paddled on a lake, or hiked through wilderness, chances are that your experience was helped along by the Sierra Club. The Utah Wilderness Coalition, they work to preserve Utah's scenic beauty. The Global Coral Reef Alliance is dedicated to growing, protecting, and managing coral reefs around the world. The Oceanic Preservation Society was founded by photographers, filmmakers, and eco-activists, and their goal is to make the public aware of the beauty and frailty of the ocean.

Rock Climbing They work with public official, local climbing groups, and land managers to preserve climbing opportunities and develop climbing policies for both public and private lands A great group that works to preserve climbing opportunities and the environment at Pinnacles National Monument in California. Good source for info on local gyms and climbing spots. A great rock climbing portal, with a huge searchable database of climbing routes, as well as forums and other fun stuff. All in one Rock Climbing Portal with all climbing information, latest news, gear shop, holidays and travel destinations. Free membership and great community. A fun site that focuses on indoor climbing, including exercises, how to build your own wall, a list of gyms, and an online climbing game.

Hiking and Backpacking Northwest climbing group founded in 1906, this fantastic organization is dedictated to outdoor recreation and stewardship of the land. They offer a wide range of courses and books, check 'em out. Wonderful organization devoted to convervation, trail maintenance, and other worthy causes. Get information on gear, trails, and more. Searchable database of trails, clubs, and organizations. Another source for info on hiking and walking gear, trails, tips, and more.

Scuba Diving Scuba gear and equipment, diving resorts, vacations, dive travel and trips and a large scuba diving directory of scuba diving resources. Excellent scuba diving portal with searchable database. Worldwide scuba diving and dive travel directory. The official site for PADI. The official site for NAUI. Maritime music and history from the Great Lakes.

Art Materials Want to try your hand at sculpting and casting? Check out the wide variety of sculpting, moldmaking, and casting supplies. They have demos, Youtube videos and classes too. Discount art supplies. I get my paints and other goodies from them, and they have classes and contests too.

Travel A great "mega search engine" that compiles results from many other travel web sites. Includes airfare, car rentals, hotels, and more.

Business services and marketing This is where I get my shopping cart software. It's simple, easy to use, and the basic version is free. If you are setting up a web site and need a simple shopping cart program, this is the place.

Other fun stuff Ever wanted to volunteer but have no idea how to find the right group for you? Then head over to Volunteer Match, where you can type in your skills or interests plus the area where you live to find all kinds of great organizations that need your help. Looking for web visitors interested in what you do? Try this free tool and find other people in your field who want to exchange links. Movie fans check this out! Lots of behind-the-scenes info on films still in production, plus movie reviews and other fun stuff. Architectural, industrial, and commercial photography nationwide. This is the family photography business, and they travel the entire US getting great images of various commercial projects. If you're an architect, engineer, builder, contractor, or building materials manufacturer, give them a visit.
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