South Central Regional Center Resources
Reports and Fact Sheets
Counting Cover Crops
New National Wildlife Federation report provides overview, success stories of cover crop use in the United States today.
Clean Water Grows
Across the United States, 41,509 water bodies are considered too polluted to meet water quality standards. Read about six successful cover crop outreach efforts.
Restoring A Degraded Gulf of Mexico
A report examining the health of the Gulf’s wildlife and wetlands three years after the Deepwater Horizon blowout—and how we can use BP’s oil spill fines to restore the Gulf of Mexico.
A Student's Guide to How Corporate Oil, Gas and Coal Money Influences U.S. Energy Policy
This guide takes the reader behind the curtains of American politics and policy development to shed light on the handful of fossil fuel-based companies that are pouring money into Congress and the media in an attempt to undermine America's ability to confront the climate change crisis.
Nature Play at Home : A Guide for Boosting Children’s Healthy Development and Creativity
Shows parents and caregivers how they can turn an uninspired outdoor environment into an entertaining and exciting play area that will have kids from 1-12 years welcoming that frequent parental command, “Go outside and play!”
The Dirt on Dirt
In our latest report, we'll reveal how getting down and dirty in the great outdoors--far from being a bad thing-- helps children lead happier, healthier lives.
Reengineer Mississippi River Delta To Protect Nation’s Economic, Ecological Assets
Building a series of engineered structures called diversions along the lower Mississippi River will yield tens of billions of dollars in net annual benefits to the nation and hedge against future disasters, according to a new report co-authored by 22 prominent scientists and engineers.
The report calculates that if these Texas cities achieved just a 25% reduction in outdoor water use, they could save, collectively, an average of 147 million gallons every day during the summer.