Ppt on conservation of wildlife and natural vegetation

Exploring the History and Importance of Wildlife Management Exploring the History and Importance of Wildlife Management Reminder: student learning activities.

-1962) Jay Darling (1872-1962) Designed the first migratory bird stamp. Designed the first migratory bird stamp. Drew cartoons of wildlife and natural resources. Drew cartoons of wildlife and natural resources. His cartoons made the public aware of the need for wildlife conservation. His cartoons made the public aware of the need for wildlife conservation. The work of Jay Darling “Land, water and vegetation are just that dependent on one another. Without these three primary elements in/


Lesson Exploring the History and Importance of Wildlife Management.

–1962) Jay Darling (1872–1962) Designed the first migratory bird stamp. Designed the first migratory bird stamp. Drew cartoons of wildlife and natural resources. Drew cartoons of wildlife and natural resources. His cartoons made the public aware of the need for wildlife conservation. His cartoons made the public aware of the need for wildlife conservation. The work of Jay Darling “Land, water and vegetation are just that dependent on one another. Without these three primary elements in/


PASTORALISM, NATURE CONSERVATION and DEVELOPMENT

the Gabbra pastoralists to efficiently utilise the limited range of resources and water, as well as facilitating the dispersal of seeds and regeneration of arid lands vegetation. Limiting access through local governance structures both contributes to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ensures that a comprehensive and respected conflict resolution mechanism is in place when needed. These practices have contributed to the conservation of biodiversity in the arid lands ecosystems.   GOOD/


Transition Habitat Conservancy.  Mission :  Transition Habitat Conservancy is dedicated to preserving open space and natural wildlife habitat along.

Conservation Element  Protection and conservation of the plan area’s natural resources is vital to the preservation of the rural character. Transition Habitat Conservancy Conservation Element  Goal PH/CO 1: Preserve the unique natural resources and features of Phelan/Pinon Hills including native wildlife, vegetation, and scenic vistas. Transition Habitat Conservancy Conservation Element  Policies Support the purchase of privately owned land and the acquisition of conservation easements by Conservancy/


Lecture 3/4 topics Biomes (what the heck are those?)

diversity. The Conservancys approach to conservation science relies on the consistent and systematic accumulation, management, and analysis of information on the "elements of biological diversity" specifically the status and location of plants, animals, and ecological communities. National Vegetation Classification System The national vegetation classification system focuses on existing vegetation rather than potential natural vegetation, climax vegetation, or physical habitats. The vegetation types covered/


Strategic Environmental Compliance for Fire Safe Council & Community Wildfire Protection Plan Projects Project Scope and Conservation Strategies: Wildlife.

Safe Council & Community Wildfire Protection Plan Projects Project Scope and Conservation Strategies: Wildlife and Vegetation Community Considerations Kevin Shaffer Department of Fish and Game (916) 651-7806 kshaffer@dfg.ca.gov.kshaffer@dfg.ca.gov Basic assumptions Each of the components of fire regime is significant to animals. The interaction between wildlife and fire, including the implications of altered regimes or fire and fuel management practices, may be best understood when viewing individual/


Land Management Officer Land and Water Development Division

, prevent soil erosion, minimise off-site impacts, ... ); water (water retention, maintain water regime, flood protection, etc); vegetation (protective land cover, structure, biomass, C sequestration) biodiversity (resilience, adaptability, opportunities) conservation of wildlife and wild species; agricultural biodiversity: genetic resources inter- and intra- species, farmed and associated species, ecosystem functions, air quality (minimise greenhouse gas emissions) rural amenities (e.g. landscape, tourism/


Wildlife Conservation & Management. Key Topics Wildlife Conservation Management & Conservation Principles.

Wildlife Conservation & Management Key Topics Wildlife Conservation Management & Conservation Principles Objectives You should be able to… Basic understanding of history of wildlife management Elementary knowledge of wildlife management concepts and tools Know basic idea of Pittman-Robertson Act of 1937 Understand the importance of habitat and natural resources Wildlife Conservation Concept of wildlife conservation has been around since ancient times. Restrictions on taking game are mentioned in the Bible, /


Management strategies and policies for achieving and maintaining healthy and sustainable outdoor environments that may be adopted by public and private.

out surveys of heavily visited sites and damaged areas Provide guided walks and events, give talks and educational activities for schools and the public Respond to requests for information and advice from students, visitors, the media and tourism industry Assist emergency services with local knowledge and expertise Strategies for the management of public land in Victoria Create and maintain conservation reserves Develop wildlife corridors between pockets of remnant vegetation Reintroduction of species into/


Biodiversity and Conservation

Analysis-identifies places of conservation through geographic information systems Combines maps of rare, threatened, and common species, with maps of vegetation and habitat types to predict distribution of species Current maps of reserves are compared to/ [4] Kareiva P and Marvier M. 2011. Conservation Science: Balancing the needs of people and nature. 1st ed. Greenwood Village, CO: Roberts and Company Publishers [5] Wilson EO. 1992. The Diversity of Life. New York, NY: WW Norton and Company. References [6/


Environmental Toolbox. 2 Technical Module Natural Resource Protection.

management process for these considerations Lack of information and awareness is the primary reason natural resources are damaged 3 What Natural Resources Need to be Protected? Water resources Wildlife, especially protected and endangered species Flora and fauna Minerals and other non-renewable resources Habitat (soil, water, airspace) eco-systems critical habitats conservation areas bird areas migration routes 4 Why Should You Care? Protection of natural resources in a base camp can/


Abstract The number of Pacific salmon returning to spawn in the Columbia River has declined drastically over the last 150 years. Annual spawning runs prior.

. Rainforest Conservation Society, Victoria, British Columbia. Waples, R. S. 1991. Genetic interactions between wild and hatchery salmonids: lessons from the Pacific Northwest. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, (48 (Supplement 1))124-133. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. 2002. Status report. Columbia River fish runs and fisheries, 1938-2000. 2002. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife/


Chapter 8 Land Resources and Uses. Wapusk National Park Just southeast of Churchill MB Just southeast of Churchill MB Wild and remote landscape Wild and.

grazing Grasses, forbs, shrubs Grasses, forbs, shrubs Vegetation has fibrous root system Vegetation has fibrous root system Grazing Grazing Can be beneficial /Wildlife habitat Wildlife habitat Soil Conservation Policies Consider a career as a remediation specialist Consider a career as a remediation specialist Be involved in the planning of removing contamination from soil, groundwater, and other natural sites Be involved in the planning of removing contamination from soil, groundwater, and other natural/


Measuring Habitat and Biodiversity Outcomes Sara Vickerman and Frank Casey September 26, 2013 Defenders of Wildlife.

stressors Level 2: Rapid field assessment  Landscape characteristics  Vegetation cover and composition  Soil condition  Disturbance regimes  Wildlife abundance and composition  Stressors  Calibration of remote techniques Level 2: Rapid field assessment Photo plots as example 19572006 Level 3: Intensive assessment Defenders of Wildlife Application Initially to select priority conservation areas Useful where natural habitat of interest Also used for wetland assessment, monitoring Expanded to measure/


1 8. THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (SPRING 2002) Larry D. Sanders Dept. of Ag Economics Oklahoma State University.

to conserve scenery, wildlife, historic objects) u 1960-Multiple Use & Sustainable Yield Act (MUSYA) (adds watersheds, recreation, wildlife, fishing, hunting, soil concerns to national forests) u 1964-Wilderness Act (begins preservation of unique natural areas) u 1968-Wild & Scenic Rivers Act (preservation of unique/Judge u Field Citations up to $5,000/day for serious violations u Emergency actions: threats to environment and/or threats to human health –fines $5,000 - $25,000/day –criminal penalties up to 5/


UNIT 3 ECOSYSTEMS. Ecosystem Definition: The living community of plants and animals (Biotic) in any area together with the non-living components of the.

and timber can be judiciously used. By protecting natural forests with all their diverse species as National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries where all the plants and animals can be preserved. Grassland Ecosystem A wide range of landscapes in which the vegetation is mainly formed by grasses and/such as wild sheep, goats and antelopes may be used for developing new strains of domestic animals. Conservation of Grassland Ecosystems Grasslands should not be overgrazed and areas of the grasslands should be closed /


CASE STUDIES FOR THOSE CONSIDERING AGRICULTURAL WATER CONSERVATION IN THE COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arizona California Colorado Nevada New Mexico Utah Wyoming.

River in the Green River drainage in south central Wyoming and northwest Colorado. HIGH SAVERY DAM AND RESERVOIR: IMPROVING AGRICULTURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT The success of this project was due to a broad coalition among the agricultural community, wildlife and conservation organizations, and government entities at local, state, and federal levels. The mitigation took over 20 years to permit and build. The reservoir has a multiple level outlet system designed/


2 Objectives To discuss the benefits of wildlife management. To define habitat and components of habitat. To discuss the different agencies and laws dealing.

natural resources under its stewardship and will monitor those resources at regular intervals to detect or predict changes 61 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Was established in 1940 Aids in the growth and application of environmental, moral and scientific knowledge of fish and wildlife and a sense of ethical responsibility Moral - a person’s standards of right and wrong 62 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Guides the conservation, development and management of the nation’s fish, wildlife and plants and/


Measuring Biodiversity 6/10/2016biodiversity- dept livestock and wildlife:midlands state university.

, Habitat & breeding areas for wildlife, … Aesthetic and cultural benefits 6/10/2016 biodiversity- dept livestock and wildlife:midlands state university Natural Resources Management of natural resources – Assure availability of resources for the future – Three “philosophies” Maximum sustained yield Ecosystem-based management Adaptive management 6/10/2016 biodiversity- dept livestock and wildlife:midlands state university Benefits of Biodiversity New food sources –Grains, fruits, vegetables, meat, fish 6/10/


CASE STUDIES FOR THOSE CONSIDERING AGRICULTURAL WATER CONSERVATION IN THE COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arizona California Colorado Nevada New Mexico Utah Wyoming.

River in the Green River drainage in south central Wyoming and northwest Colorado. HIGH SAVERY DAM AND RESERVOIR: IMPROVING AGRICULTURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT The success of this project was due to a broad coalition among the agricultural community, wildlife and conservation organizations, and government entities at local, state, and federal levels. The mitigation took over 20 years to permit and build. The reservoir has a multiple level outlet system designed/


Delhi State Legal Services Authority Summer Internship 2016 Emphasis on Environmental Laws (Soil & Wildlife) Group VI.

behavioural patterns also play an important role. What is Wildlife Conservation?  Wildlife conservation is a practice in which people attempt to protect endangered plant and animal species, along with their habitats.  The goal is to ensure that nature will be around for future generations to enjoy, and to recognize the importance of wildlife and wilderness lands to humans.  Wildlife conservationists work all over the world to identify species that are in/


Animals on the Edge Global warming and its Impact on Animals.

of the Conservation of Wildlife and Natural Habitats The government of the Ukraine has signed the Convention of the Conservation of Wildlife and Natural Habitats The Ukraine has promised in the Convention to take steps to conserve wild fauna and flora and natural habitats, with particular attention to endangered and vulnerable species and endangered habitats The Ukraine has promised in the Convention to take steps to conserve wild fauna and flora and natural/a vegetable garden Grow a vegetable garden Carry /


Wetlands Information & an Oregon Wetlands Explorer Portal www.oregonexplorer.info Jimmy Kagan Information Program Manager Institute for Natural Resources.

Add Local Wetland Inventories –Add WV Natural Wetlands and other wetlands data –Add data from Watershed Councils & NGOs –Develop protocols for updating Wetlands Map –Complete SSURGO level hydric soils cover statewide –Create HGM (Hydrogeomorphic Complete map of historic vegetation Complete map of historic vegetation Oregon Wetland & Riparian Guides Riparian and Wetland Vegetation of Central and Eastern Oregon – Crowe et al 2004 Riparian and Wetland Vegetation of Central and Eastern Oregon – Crowe et al 2004/


Focus Area 5A3 Issues in Australian Environments

catchment management authorities to make decisions in the best interests of the community. The Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Environment and Conservation monitor vegetation and enforce the law. Thirteen catchment management authorities have been established in New South Wales. They consist of local people who aim to help farmers prepare vegetation plans for their properties, provide incentives for improving vegetation and monitor land clearing. Individual farmers aim to make money/


Youth Wetlands Education and Outreach Program Training Future Leaders to Save America’s Treasure.

Work was awarded the 2009 Conservation Communicator of the Year by the Louisiana Wildlife Federation Hands-On Activities Vegetative Establishment  15,000 vegetative species utilized  36,000 tree saplings of 37 species delivered  450,000 seeds of upland woody species collected  7 seven greenhouse sections (5,250 ft 2 ) and 6 ponds (~ 2 acres) for year-round plant production Restoration Projects  Vegetative plantings at upland and coastal wetland sites  Tree/


Urbanization and Wildlife. Why do we care about urbanization? Globally –Roughly 39-50% of land has been converted to human uses –The world ’ s urban population.

should be maximized  buffers should be maintained around reserves  the amount of edge and degree of fragmentation within reserves should be minimized  the scale of reserve planning should be expanded beyond the local area to include entire watersheds and bioregions (Marzluff and Ewing 2001) Wildlife Conservation in Urban Areas 2. Enhance habitat locally Retain as much natural habitat as possible (especially new housing) Plant native plants, fruit- producing exotics/


BIODIVERSITY AND ENVIRONMENT

to promote the knowledge of conservation and preservation of wildlife (including flora and fauna) should be done through literatures, scientific exhibitions, audio‑visual aids and conferences stressing upon environmental conservation National Park Wildlife Sanctuaries Wetlands Mangroves Sacred Groves Protected Landscapes Ethnobiological Reserves Reserve and Protected Forests Preservation plots Biosphere Reserves Sacred Groves Sacred groves comprise of patches of forests or natural vegetation from a few/


History of Wildlife Management

could aid in the production and maintenance of the animal supply. Agencies Associated with Conservation and Management of Wildlife Federal Agencies Bureau of Land Management Department of Agriculture (USDA) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Forest Service National Park Service Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Agencies Associated with Conservation and Management of Wildlife State Agencies: Texas Dept of Agriculture (TDA) Environmental Protection/


Jo Ann Baumgartner Wild Farm Alliance Co-management of Food Safety and Conservation.

Opportunity to Learn from CA’s Conflicts & Progress Toward Co-management Dan Imhoff Food Safety Modernization Act - Take into consideration, consistent with ensuring enforceable public health protection, conservation and environmental practice standards and policies established by Federal natural resource conservation, wildlife conservation, and environmental agencies; and in the case of production that is certified organic, not include any requirements that conflict with or duplicate the requirements/


 Outdoor and Environmental Studies UNIT 4 TAYLORS LAKES SECONDARY COLLEGE OUTCOME 2b REVISION 2013.

)  Victoria’s Native Vegetation Management: A framework for action (Victoria) Trust for Nature Our vision: Within two decades, protecting native plants and wildlife on private land will be recognised and valued as a central part of mainstream Australian environmental practice. There will be a shared expectation and responsibility among communities, landowners and governments that significant natural areas on privately owned land should be conserved, just as national and state parks are/


Landscaping for Wildlife Mark Hostetler Extension Wildlife Specialist Department of Wildlife Ecology & Conservation IFAS, University of Florida.

a whole host of insect pollinators Important for production of vegetables and fruit ! Summary Cover - dense vegetation or a brush pile Food - flowering plants for adults and host plants for caterpillars Basking and puddling areas Space /of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, IFAS, University of Florida, 2001. Acknowledgements Photo & Sound Credits: Mark Hostetler, Joe Schafer, and Dan Sudia USGS Patuxent Bird Center (Bird Photos): http://www.mbr-pwrc.usgs.gov/Infocenter/infocenter.html FL Museum of Natural/


Apes Practice Exam 2 Directions: Each group of lettered answer choices refers to the numbered statements of questions that immediately follow. For each.

National Park System with the Organic Act of 1916. It was designed to "conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations." There are now 77.5 million acres of land preserved in the park system. Teddy Roosevelt is often wrongly cited as the father of this system. Teddy Roosevelt created the National Wildlife Refuge System in 1903. During his/


1 Welcome to the CLU-IN Internet Seminar NARPM Presents…ARARs for Protection of Ecological and Historical Resources Sponsored by: EPA Office of Superfund.

upon which endangered species and threatened species depend may be conserved, –to provide a program for the conservation of endangered and threatened species Policy –All Federal departments and agencies shall seek to conserve endangered and threatened species –And use their authorities in furtherance of the purpose of the Act »Section 2 of the ESA of 1973 as amended 99 ESA Prohibited Acts Prohibits, for fish and wildlife: –Import into, or export out of U.S. –“Take/


Anatomy of a CREP Easement … Jonathan Lanier, CREP Attorney October 2008.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES (hereinafter “DENR”); W I T N E S S E T H: WHEREAS, the State has established the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (“CREP”) pursuant to Chapter 113A, Article 16 of the North Carolina General Statutes, for the purposes of acquiring, maintaining, restoring and enhancing wetland and riparian resources that contribute to the protection and improvement of water quality, flood prevention, fisheries, wildlife habitat, and recreational opportunities; and/


Conserving Wildlife &  Wildlife Habitat. Next Generation Science / Common Core Standards Addressed!  HS ‐ LS2 ‐ 7. Design, evaluate, and refine a.

of wildlife conservation management?  A wildlife population survey is counting the number of wildlife in an area. These counts give information about the relative abundance of a particular species, and allow biologists to set up proper management programs. Many kinds of birds, alligators, and deer are counted in order to be able to make laws and hunting regulations. What are some examples of wildlife conservation management?  A vegetation survey determines the kinds and amounts of vegetation present/


CONSERVING AND PRESERVING A NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED LANDSCAPE The Highlands.

Keystone Conservation Trust Lancaster County Conservancy Land Conservancy of Adams County Lebanon County Conservation District Lebanon Valley Conservancy Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Montgomery County Lands Trust Natural Lands Trust Pennsylvania Environmental Council Pennsylvania Game Commission Pa Dept. of Conservation and Nat. Resources South Central Assembly for Effective Governance The Trust for Public Land The Wilderness Society Wildlands Conservancy What do we have here? Abundant wildlife (birds/


Ecoagriculture: Integrating Agriculture and Biodiversity Conservation – A Landscape Perspective Sara J. Scherr President, Ecoagriculture Partners Biodiversity.

farmers and communities benefit from stewardship of conserved areas Emerging Principles 1: Terrestrial Habitats  Maintain or restore native vegetation buffers (in US- width of 25 meters for nutrient and pollutant removal; 30 m for microclimate regulation and sediment removal; 50 m for detrital input and bank stabilization; over 100 m for wildlife habitat functions)  Protect wetlands and maintain critical function zone in natural vegetation (In US- at least 10% of watershed and 6% of any/


MASTER FARMER PROGRAM – SESSION III NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS OVERVIEW OF CONSERVATION PLANNING AND.

help landowners, as well as Federal, State, Tribal and local governments and community groups. THE ROLE OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS The purpose for the formation of the Soil and Water Conservation District is to keep decision making on natural resource conservation matters at the local level. THE LOUISIANA SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT PROGRAM An important link in local, state, federal and private cooperation in all conservation and natural resource projects What is a Soil & Water/


IOWA GAP ANALYSIS PROGRAM www.herpnet.net/Iowa-Herpetology Northern Leopard Frog animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu American Goldfinch Map the land cover of.

conservation of biodiversity. Several areas, such as Effigy Mounds National Monument and some Nature Conservancy properties, would qualify for Status 1. Boundary Data Acquisition Methods Acquire existing GIS data Scan and register aerial photos Digitize boundaries from plat maps, topo maps and DOQQS Sources 99 County Conservation Boards Iowa Department of Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Service Army Corps of Engineers The Nature Conservancy Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation Natural Resource Conservation/


LAND Environmental Science Ch. 14. Bell Ringer Objectives Distinguish between urban and rural land. Describe three major ways in which humans use land.

of Urbanization -cities generate and trap more heat – roads and buildings trap more heat than vegetation does and retains heat longer -cities generate and trap more heat – roads and buildings trap more heat than vegetation does and /effects of deforestation. Describe the environmental effects of deforestation. Explain the function of parks and of wilderness areas. Explain the function of parks and of wilderness areas. III. Land Management and Conservation As human populations grow, the resources of more /


Seeking Safe Passage: Integrating Fish & Wildlife Considerations into Caltrans Decisions and Processes Caltrans Planning Horizons HQ Office of Biological.

site distance Photo: Before and after. Lexington Culvert Highway 17, minor vegetation clearing improves visibility Best Design Practices and Wildlife Enhancements Photo: Bobcat using a culvert under Hwy 152, The Nature Conservancy Gonzales Property. Photo: Hwy 101 at Tick Creek Culvert in the Pajaro Floodplain. Partnering between The Nature Conservancy, Pathways for Wildlife and many others. Photo: The Nature Conservancy, Red Fern Property near Hwy 152. Importance of clearing debris, removing obstacles/


Koala Conservation Initiatives September 2015 Julie O’Connor Senior Conservation Partnerships Officer.

monitoring and management PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL9 Tree & Vegetation Management on Council Land Policy Of note: Trees & native vegetation managed as important assets; Predominance of locally native species in the built & natural landscape; Higher rates of retention & protection of trees & native vegetation; Minimum of no net loss of trees & native vegetation on council controlled land. PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL10 Conservation Partnerships 11 Land for Wildlife LFW Incentives Voluntary Conservation Agreements/


Natural Vegetation & Wildlife Natural Vegetation & Wild Life.

Natural Vegetation & Wildlife Natural Vegetation & Wild Life Natural Vegetation Natural vegetation is plants that have not been grown by humans. It doesn’t need help from humans and gets whatever it needs from its natural environment. India has around 47000 plant species, about 15000 flowering plants & around 90000 species of animals. Virgin vegetation is a vegetation which has grown without human intervention & it is not disturbed by humans for a relatively long period. There is/


NH Department of Environmental Services Wetlands Program Rulemaking and Process Improvement NHDES Rules update ACEC/NHDOT- 2016 Technical Exchange Conference.

on wetland creation including criteria to be met for vernal pool creation Emphasis on local Conservation Commission’s development of a “Priority Mitigation List” NHDES Aquatic Resource Mitigation Program Data Analysis and GIS Tools NHDES One Stop http://des.nh.gov/onestop NH Fish & Game Wildlife Action Plan http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us NH GRANIT http://www.granit.unh.edu/ NH Wetlands Mapper http/


Apes Practice Exam 2 Directions: Each group of lettered answer choices refers to the numbered statements of questions that immediately follow. For each.

National Park System with the Organic Act of 1916. It was designed to "conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations." There are now 77.5 million acres of land preserved in the park system. Teddy Roosevelt is often wrongly cited as the father of this system. Teddy Roosevelt created the National Wildlife Refuge System in 1903. During his/


1 William P. Cunningham University of Minnesota Mary Ann Cunningham Vassar College Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Permission required for.

Prairie Preserved Saving shortgrass prairie in Montana Land Trusts  Nature Conservancy bought the Matador ranch  American Prairie Foundation Local Land Trusts  Natural Land Trust  Brandywine Conservancy 35 Restoring Shortgrass Prairie Area in Montana where restoration is occurring 36 Wetlands 37 Why Restore Wetlands and Streams Wetlands and streams provide ecological services.  Hydrologic cycle  Food and habitat for a variety of species  Coastal wetlands absorb storm surge  Filter water/


1 Open Space Commission Update – 4/26/10. Mission Statement The Greater Flagstaff community embraces the region’s extraordinary cultural and ecological.

‘Parks, Recreation & Open Space Masterplan. Question: Specific Zoning designation needed for ‘Open Space’ – eternal conservation, preservation’. Existing RP Policies for review - OSC comments in green (04/26/10) GOAL OSPR1 (Open Space Parks & Rec) The region will have a balanced system of open lands, natural areas, wildlife corridors and habitat areas, trails, greenways, parks and recreation facilities as guided by the Greater Flagstaff Area Open Spaces/


The Woodlawn Landfill Site A Case Study in the Values and Methods of Ecological Revitalization.

for Woodlawn: Presented as Alternative Remedy New Remedy Decision, September 1999 Vegetated soil cover instead of waterproof cap Monitored natural attenuation of ground water instead of pump- and-treat Long-term monitoring of groundwater and wildlife habitat instead of perpetual waterproof cap maintenance Groundwater restoration predicted within 12 years rather than 30+ Natural vegetation allowed instead of grass forever Wildlife Habitat improvements included in Design Total Projected Cost: $ <6 Million (15/


 Our planet-earth (biosphere) contains more than 20 million species of organisms. But, of which only 1.4 million species have been identified so far.

captive breeding, animals are assured food, water, shelter and also security and hence longer life span. 3. It is carried out in cases of endangered species, which donot have any chances of survival, in the world. Disadvantages of Ex-situ Conservation 1.It is expensive method. 2.The freedom of wildlife is lost. 3.The animals cannot survive in natural environment. 4. It can be adopted only for few/


Eco-Logical Webinar Series Kate Kurgan, American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials Daniel Buford, Federal Highway Administration Deirdre.

70% perennial vegetative cover – Need to combine efforts- grass and pollinator mix Cooperative efforts with Resource Agencies:  Texas Monarch and Native Pollinator Conservation Plan  Guadalupe-Blanco River Trust  Texas Parks and Wildlife  Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center  Lower Colorado River Authority  National Wildlife Federation  Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts  Texas Department of Transportation  USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service  University/


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