More Watershed Education Resources

There are many great watershed education tools and resources available. Explore below to dive deeper into your watershed.


GIS and Map Tools

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Florida DEP's Map Direct
Map Direct is a powerful interactive mapping website that enables you to display locations and data layers on a map including DEP regulated facilities, FEMA flood zones, land use / land cover, aerial photography, elevation, USGS quad maps, and many more.

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Google Earth
Google Earth is a free mapping tool that displays high resolution satellite images of the Earth's surface, allowing users to get a detailed "birds-eye" view of their communities and their relationship to rivers, lakes and estuaries. Google Earth requires users to download and install a free software application.

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Microsoft Live Maps
Microsoft Live Maps is a web-based map application that provides users with detailed satellite images and "birds-eye" views of their communities.


Additional Watershed Resources

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Florida is the gateway to a group of websites developed by the Florida Center for Community Design and Research at the University of South Florida. that provide comprehensive data about 11 major watershed regions.

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EPA Surf Your Watershed
This online resource by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency provides detailed information about Florida watersheds and watershed groups and organizations.

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USGS Science in Your Watershed
The U.S. Geological Survey's "Science in Your Watershed" site contains scientific information organized by watershed.

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