Pond Life 
by George K. Reid 
A guide to common plants and animals of North American ponds and lakes This guide describes and illustrates the plants and animals that live in or near ponds, lakes, streams and wetlands. It includes surface-dwelling creatures as well as those of open water, the bottom, and the shore and tells how various animals and plants live together in a community.

Guide to Stream Quality Monitoring a volunteer action project
by The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the Division of Natural Areas and Preserves 
This guide provides information on macroinvertebrates, data, volunteers, water monitoring, maintaining quality data along with macroinvertebrate identification cards.

Save Our Streams – Monitor’s Guide to Aquatic Macroinvertebrates 
by Loren Larkin Kellogg 
A publication of the Izaak Walton League of America

A Guide to Organizing a River Cleanup Event 
by Tom’s of Maine

Field Manual for Global Low-Cost Water Quality Monitoring 
by William B. Stapp and Mark K. Mitchell 
This book provides a global perspective for watershed education. It includes activities to help readers understand key concepts and build skills. It provides handouts and instructions for making inexpensive equipment.

A Guide to Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America 
by J. Reese Voshell, Jr. 
This book meets the needs of naturalists, environmentalists, anglers, teachers, students, and others by providing substantive information in easy-to-understand, nontechnical language for many groups of invertebrates commonly found in the streams, lakes, ponds and other freshwater environments of North America. This book will appeal to both novices and those with more advanced knowledge of the subject. It also contains more than 100 color illustrations.

Healthy Water, Healthy People Water Quality Educators Guide
by The Watercourse, International Project WET 
The purpose of this publication is to raise educator’s awareness and understanding of water quality topics and issues by demonstrating the relationship of water quality to personal, public, and environmental health. This publication-especially when used in combination with the other Healthy Water, Healthy People materials-gives teachers, students, nonformal educators, water managers, treatment plant operators, and citizens an opportunity to explore water quality topics in an interactive, easy-to-use, hands-on format.

Aquatic Entomology The Fishermen’s and Ecologists’ Illustrated Guide to Insects and Their Relatives 
by W. Patrick McCafferty 
An up-to-date, easy-to-use introduction to the world of insects associated with aquatic environments. This book is the first consistent and thoroughly comparative treatment of each of the orders and families of aquatic and semiaquatic insects in North America, north of Mexico.