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State Agency Databases Activity Report 2/5/2012

The State Agency Databases Across the Fifty States project at http://wikis.ala.org/godort/index.php/State_Agency_Databases is pleased to announce two new volunteeers:

  • Michael Tatonetti, who is taking the New York page
  • Jenn Zuccaro, who is taking the West Virginia page

Thanks to Michael and Jenn, we are down to these four orphan states with no one to care for them:

  • Maryland
  • Minnesota
  • Rhode Island
  • Utah

If one of these states interests you, check out our Volunteer Guide. If you can meet the basic responsibilities, send me an e-mail at dnlcornwall AT Alaska DOT net.


For a full list of our last week’s activity, visit http://tinyurl.com/statedbs. Below are highlights of the work we’ve done together:


DELAWARE (John Stevenson)

The Flora of Delaware Online Database – As of January 29, 2012, the database contains 2,274 species, subspecies, and varieties (taxa), of native (1,577) and non-native (697) vascular plants known to occur in the state of Delaware.

OHIO (Audrey Hall)

County Soil Surveys and Supplements – Click the desired county on the map for a soil survey, interim soil survey or soil survey supplement. It is recommended to use only the text included in the soil surveys. Official up-to-date tables and soil maps should be viewed or downloaded at the Soil Data Mart or via the Web Soil Survey. At the Soil Data Mart select the “generate reports” button to then select the desired tables.

NEW YORK (Michael Tatonetti)

Laws of New York – Database listing of the Laws of New York State. Searchable by title or phrase.

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