Ppt on conservation of wildlife and natural vegetation definition

CLIMATE CHANGE AND ECOSYSTEMS MODIFICATION

national parks as well as areas managed for the sustainable use of natural ecosystems, including timber or wildlife harvest) covering about 11.7% of the terrestrial surface have now been established, and these play an important role in the conservation of biodiversity and ecosystem services (although important gaps in the distribution of protected areas remain, particularly in marine and freshwater systems). Technological advances have also helped lessen the increase in/


Campeche, Mexico Presentation to the Global Climate and Forestry Task Force Aceh, Indonesia May 17-21, 2010.

period, representing a very significant from the standpoint of cultural history in the national and and international tourism development Los Petenes The Petenes are small islands with tropical forest vegetation that develop between the mangroves. This area was issued on July 4, 1996, under the state system, Special Protection Area Wildlife and Aquatic "Los Petenes", with an area of 382.857 ha. On May 24, 1999 was/


By: Utkarsh Singh A presentation on: Wildlife Conservation.

Act more stringent by altering several definitions in the previous Act. International rules and laws Many nations have reached bilateral/multilateral agreements and have framed rules and regulations for protection and conservation of wildlife. Some of these are:  AFRICAN CONVENTION ON THE CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES, 1968.  CONVENTION OF WETLANDS OF INTERNATIONAL IMPORTANCE (RAMSAR CONVENTION), 1971  CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION OF THE WORLD CULTURE AND NATIONAL HERITAGE ACT, 1972 By: Utkarsh Singh


Environmental Science Introduction. Environment (biophysical), the physical and biological factors along with their chemical interactions that affect.

Programme: Environment for development following are the annual environmental events Institutions in Environment Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), Mumbai –An NGO founded in 1883. –Wildlife policy building, research, popular publications and peoples action have been unique features of this multifaceted society. –Works towards conservation of wildlife species and ecosystems. –Publications: HORNBILL, journal on natural history, Salim Ali handbook on birds, JC Daniel’s book on Indian reptiles, SH/


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Cummings QUESTION: Weighing the Issues Have you ever personally experienced evidence of the biophilia hypothesis? a)Yes, I frequently feel a connection to other living things and nature b)Yes, sometimes, on a particularly lovely day c)Maybe, but I’m not sure d)Definitely not, unless I was earning money from using nature Copyright © 2008 Pearson Education, Inc., publishing as Pearson Benjamin Cummings QUESTION/


Definitions LandThe part of the earth that is not covered by waterAn area of the earth’s surface, including all elements of the physical and biological.

. Land-use also affects the plant diversity of the vegetation cover and the landscape in general. The larger an area of land in consideration, the higher the heterogeneity of the vegetation cover. Vegetation cover is a vital component of land as it play role in conservation of other components of land – soil, water, wildlife and biodiversity. Water Water as a component of land differs from large bodies of water such as sea, lake or ocean/


Patrick McIntyre Lead Scientist- California Natural Diversity Database California Department of Fish and Wildlife Biogeographic.

(VegCAMP) Develops and Applies National Vegetation System for California Conducts vegetation mapping and sets standards Classified >500 vegetation alliances ~240 coastal Rank natural communities for rarity Slide 2 Status for Species & Communities AnimalsPlantsCommunities Federal Endangered Species Act XX CA Endangered Species Act XX CDFW Fully Protected X (CA) Native Plant Protection Act X *CDFW Species of Special ConcernX *California Rare Plant RankX *NatureServe Global & State Conservation RanksXXX Other/


ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION AIR POLLUTION. Air Pollution  Air –Necessary for Existence –Colorless, odorless mixture of gases –Quality of air varies in different.

Revision (1997) - Stricter standards Assessing Air Quality  EPA developed the Air Quality Index (AQI)  Definition of AQI: There are six categories –0 - 50Good –51 - 100 Moderate –101 - 150Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups –151 -/of stones across the stream can also be used for conserving soil and water. Area Treatment PurposeTreatment measureEffect Reduces the impact of rain drops on soils Develop vegetative cover on the non arable land Minimum displacement and disturbance of soil particles Infiltration of/


Application and Mitigation Requirements

mark" means that line on the shore established by the fluctuations of water and indicated by physical characteristics such as clear, natural line impressed on the bank, shelving, changes in the character of soil, destruction of terrestrial vegetation, the presence of litter and debris, or other appropriate means that consider the characteristics of the surrounding areas. Determining Limits of Jurisdiction Ephemeral Stream: An ephemeral stream has flowing water only during/


Benefits of Continued Virginia Coastal Zone Wetland Buffer Preservation and Implementation Bryan Johnson Wetland Soils 570.

runoff over the buffer in sheet flow, removing accumulations of pollutants, keeping vegetation healthy and keeping soils pervious. Looking to the Future Virginia is committed to preserving and protecting wetlands State parks, natural area preserves, wildlife management areas and unclaimed tidal lands currently offer protection to over 36,000 acres of wetlands through conservation programs that permanently restrict development by way of perpetual easements or fee ownership, held by federal/


Wetland Science. Wetland scientists examine: - biology - characteristic plants and animals, microorganisms of different wetland types - vulnerability.

. Common diagnostic features of wetlands are hydric soils and hydrophytic vegetation. These features will be present except where specific physiochemical, biotic, or anthropogenic factors have removed them or prevented their development.” - most comprehensive definition - common diagnostic features – broader, more flexible than previous definitions 3) International definition - International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources – 1971 Ramsar Convention Definition Areas of marsh, fen/


Water Conservation Starts with YOU! Jed Rau, Conservation Technician Lord Fairfax Soil and Water Conservation District.

ways to prevent erosion Streamside vegetation – don’t mow right up to the edge of a stream, it weakens grass/plant roots which hold soil in place during rain events. Plant trees and allow grassa nd streamside vegetation to flourish, protecting the stream and providing wildlife habitat Erosion fence during construction, hay bales, etc. Good Urban/Park Erosion Prevention Soil and Nutrient Conservation Other ways to prevent erosion/


Soil Taxonomy: Orders Suborders Great groups Subgroups Families Series Geology and the Evolution of American Forests Drummer – State soil of Illinois.

Alfisols Entisols Histosols Spodosols Inceptisols Ultisols Soil orders where natural forests occur Geologic definition: Loose surface of the earth as distinguished from solid bedrock (support of plant life not required). Traditional definition: Material which nourishes and supports growing plants (includes rocks, water, snow, air). Component definition: Mixture of mineral matter, organic matter, water, and air. Soils Soil is the outer portion of the Earth’s crust that supports plant growth/


Agriculture and Society Chapter 4 Lesson 4.3. Theme Outline Lesson 4.3 Lesson 4.3 Farming MethodsFarming Methods Preparing the LandPreparing the Land.

No-till cultivationNo-till cultivation Covered surface soilsCovered surface soils Conservation Tillage Definition : planting method in which farmers disturb surface topsoil and vegetation as little as possible Definition : planting method in which farmers disturb surface topsoil and vegetation as little as possible In ridge tillage (one kind of conservation tillage), farmers plant seeds in the valleys between carefully molded ridges of soil. The method prevents some erosion but usually requires/


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1) Background 2) Sections 1 – 18 3) Section 7 - Section 7(a)(1) - Section 7(a)(2) Informal Consultation Initiating Formal.

the conservation of such endangered species and threatened species, and to take such steps as may be appropriate to achieve the purposes of the treaties and conventions set forth in subsection (a) of this section. POLICY - It is further declared to be the policy of Congress that all Federal departments and agencies shall seek to conserve endangered species and threatened species and shall utilize their authorities in furtherance of the purposes of this Act. Definitions Conserve, conserving, and conservation/


Man And Biology Content Biology And Human Welfare Biotechnology The Genetic Engineering Use Of Bacteria And Fungi Role Of The Biology In Economic Development.

, water, vegetation and wildlife which is very essential in ensuring a continuous yield of plants used as food and other materials for the growing population. Conservation of Renewable Resources : 1. Soil Conservation: Soil is the top cover of the earth in which plants can grow. Top soil is essential for the growth of plants which in turn provides food for human beings and animals. But rain water, wind and other natural forces gradually/


BET India Module 1 Understanding the Links between Ecosystem Services and Business Main Presentation December 2012.

CSR in 2009 as the first step towards mainstreaming the concept of Business Responsibilities.  National Wildlife Action Plan (2002-2016)  Calls for adoption and implementation of strategies covering strengthening and enhancing the PA network, effective management of PAs, conservation of wild and endangered species and their habitats, restoration of degraded habitats outside PAs, control of poaching, and illegal trade in wild animal and plant  Sustainable Development Guidelines for Central Public Sector/


LWR 407 Principles of REMOTE SENSING N.L Mufute Midlands State University FACULTY OF NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND.

damage assessment Ground Water location Watershed assessment Riparian vegetation mapping Reservoir Site selection Shoreline erosion studies Flood plain and shore land zoning compliancy Survey of recreational use lakes and rivers Wetlands mapping Wildlife and ecology applications Wildlife ecology concerned with the interactions between wildlife conservation and wild life management. Wild life habitat mapping and wild life censuring are aspects of wildlife ecology for which visual image interpretation can/


Design Steps for Construction types-and-programs/stormwater/construction- stormwater/stormwater-steps-to-construction.html.

, pollution prevention through good housekeeping, and other management practices published by state or designated area‐wide planning agencies. Steep Slopes Definition “Steep Slopes” means slopes that are 1:3 (V:H) (33.3 percent) or steeper in grade. Buffer DefinitionNatural Buffer” means an area of undisturbed cover surrounding surface waters within which construction activities are restricted. Natural buffer includes the vegetation, exposed rock, or barren ground/


© 2012. All rights reserved. Front Range Roundtable Landscape Restoration Team— Wildlife Sub-Team Meeting #8 Thursday, May 30, 2013, 10:00 – 3:00pm Facilitated.

Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife Montane/Forest Habitat Coordinator 4255 Sinton Road Colorado Springs CO80907719-227-5227719-660-1427 Casey.Cooley@st ate.co.us Core Lynne DeibelUS Forest Service, ARP Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland Forest Wildlife Biologist 2150 Centre Avenue, Building E Fort CollinsCO80526970-295-6638970-420-1670 lcdeibel@fs.fed. us Co-Leader Jonas Feinstein Natural Resources Conservation Service State/


UNIT 2 NATURAL RESOURCES

conservation [ use of lands and forests]. Mega dams vs. Displacement & environmental destruction. Mining A mineral is any substance that is naturally present in Earth’s crust and is not formed from animal or vegetable matter. Earth’s geological process has formed these minerals over millions of years and/necessary in future. Ensuring long-term food security may depend on conserving wild relatives of crop plants in National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries. If plant genetic losses worldwide are not slowed down,/


Wetland Conservation Compliance

of hydrophytic vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions; and under normal circumstances does support a prevalence of such vegetation. In the Urgent Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1986, Congress added the following to the wetland definition:   “except that this term does not include lands in Alaska identified as having a high potential for agricultural development and predominance of permafrost soils.” Rule was published in 1987, assigning Natural Resources Conservation/


Oregon Wetland Planning Workshop Oregon Department of State Lands Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development.

Wildlife Habitat Areas Safe Harbor Approach Wetland Safe Harbor Steps Conduct LWI Complete LSW Adopt Inventory Adopt Safe Harbor Program Alternative to conflicting use and ESEE analysis Safe Harbor Approach Wetland Safe Harbor Protection Grading Excavation Placement of fill Vegetation removal Minimum and/standards) Functional assessment of all wetlands Analysis of historical wetland losses Development of WCP goals Designation of all wetlands into categories: development, conservation or protection Mitigation/


Marit Alanen, Fish & Wildlife Biologist, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Photo credit: DHS/USFWS/UA.

State Library Special Collections Passed in 1973 “An Act to provide for the conservation of endangered and threatened species of fish, wildlife, and plants, and for other purposes.” Administered primarily by USFWS (NOAA for some marine mammals) Divided into Sections Section 4. Determination of endangered species and threatened species Includes:  Adding/changing status/removing species  Designating critical habitat  Recovery Plans Photo credit: DHS/USFWS/UA The Secretary shall…determine/


 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/


Aquatic Ecology Notes. Chapter Overview Questions What are the basic types of aquatic life zones and what factors influence the kinds of life they contain?

Inland Wetlands: Vital Sponges Inland wetlands act like natural sponges that absorb and store excess water from storms and provide a variety of wildlife habitats. Inland wetlands act like natural sponges that absorb and store excess water from storms and provide a variety of wildlife habitats. Figure 6-18 Freshwater Inland Wetlands: Vital Sponges Filter and degrade pollutants. Filter and degrade pollutants. Reduce flooding and erosion by absorbing slowly releasing overflows. Reduce flooding/


Introduction A forest is an area with a high density of trees (or, historically, a wooded area set aside for hunting).treeshunting These plant communities.

areas, or other areas set aside for conservation purpose. Indian rain forest Indias unique topography, terrain, climate and vegetation, brings out natural diversity that cannot be witnessed anywhere else in the world. Tropical forests in Indias east present a total contrast with the pine and coniferous woodland of the Western Himalayas. Wildlife conservation in India But due the growing impact of deforestation, few concerned animal lovers are making continuous/


Chapter 18: Water Supply, Use and Management. Overview Water Water Water Supply - A US Example Water Supply - A US Example Water Use Water Use Water Conservation.

Type of vegetation Type of vegetation Type of soil Type of soil Natural Service Functions of Wetlands Freshwater wetlands are a natural sponge for water - reducing flooding Freshwater wetlands are a natural sponge for water - reducing flooding Freshwater wetlands can act as areas of groundwater recharge or discharge Freshwater wetlands can act as areas of groundwater recharge or discharge Wetlands are one of the primary nursery grounds for fish, shellfish, aquatic birds, and other/


I. EARTH SYSTEMS & RESOURCES. A. Earth Science Concepts Geologic time scale; plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanism; seasons; solar intensity and latitude.

. Spring Turnover As top water warms and ice melts, it sinks through and below the cooler, less dense water, sending oxygen down and nutrients up. Freshwater Inland Wetlands: Vital Sponges Inland wetlands act like natural sponges that absorb and store excess water from storms and provide a variety of wildlife habitats. Freshwater Inland Wetlands: Vital Sponges Filter and degrade pollutants. Reduce flooding and erosion by absorbing slowly releasing overflows. Helps/


Terrestrial Biodiversity Chapters 11 & 12. Biodiversity Increase Factors Middle stages of succession Moderate environmental disturbance Small changes.

to protect natural capita for future use Conservation Biology  Uses rapid response strategies to stem loss & degradation of biodiversity  Bioinformatics- applied science of managing, analyzing, & communicating biological information  Importance- to understand & sustain biodiversity Public Lands  35% of U.S. land  73% (of the 35%) is in Alaska National parks and preservesNational forests(and Xs) National wildlife refuges National parks and preservesNational forests(and Xs) National wildlife refuges Use/


United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service Conservation Compliance – Today! East National Technology Support Center.

years than previously possible Reduces crop stress and allows increased yield United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service Conservation Compliance 6/22/2009 East National Technology Support Center 37 Wetland Criteria ► Three factors  Hydric soil  Hydrophytic vegetation  Wetland hydrology ► Must meet the definition of all three wetland factors United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service Conservation Compliance 6/22/2009 East National/


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for the Conservation of Nature) = an updated list of species facing high risks of extinctionsThe IUCN Red List -23% of mammal species -12% of bird species -31 - 86% of all other species Since 1970, 58 fish species, 9 bird species, and 1 mammal /as Pearson Benjamin Cummings Lacey Act (1900) This a conservation law prohibited the transportation of illegally captured or prohibited animals across state lines. It was the first federal law protecting wildlife, and is still in effect, though it has been revised/


Aquatic Ecology Notes. Chapter Overview Questions What are the basic types of aquatic life zones and what factors influence the kinds of life they contain?

Inland Wetlands: Vital Sponges Inland wetlands act like natural sponges that absorb and store excess water from storms and provide a variety of wildlife habitats. Inland wetlands act like natural sponges that absorb and store excess water from storms and provide a variety of wildlife habitats. Figure 6-18 Freshwater Inland Wetlands: Vital Sponges Filter and degrade pollutants. Filter and degrade pollutants. Reduce flooding and erosion by absorbing slowly releasing overflows. Reduce flooding/


Aquatic Ecology Notes. Chapter Overview Questions What are the basic types of aquatic life zones and what factors influence the kinds of life they contain?

Inland Wetlands: Vital Sponges Inland wetlands act like natural sponges that absorb and store excess water from storms and provide a variety of wildlife habitats. Inland wetlands act like natural sponges that absorb and store excess water from storms and provide a variety of wildlife habitats. Figure 6-18 Freshwater Inland Wetlands: Vital Sponges Filter and degrade pollutants. Filter and degrade pollutants. Reduce flooding and erosion by absorbing slowly releasing overflows. Reduce flooding/


Energy Resource Review Guide. Question 1 Which group consists only of nonrenewable resources? A.sunlight, water, aluminum B.natural gas, coal, oil C.soil,

is formed when water droplets react with Sulfur dioxide and nitric oxide to form H2SO4 and HNO3. Much of our Sulfur dioxide and nitric oxide is released from the burning of fossil fuels especially coal. Mining for fossil fuels consumes areas of natural wildlife and creates habitat destruction for wildlife. Uranium is not a fossil fuel but a element. Question 24 Petroleum and natural gas form mainly from A.decayed swamp plants/


Dd.  Bio means ‘life’ and diversity means ‘variety’, hence, biodiversity refers wide variety of life on the earth.  Our planet-earth (biosphere) contains.

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 (or) Limitations 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/


Himalaya Regions Covering about 7,41,706 km area. stretches in arc shape from northern Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan and the north-western and north-eastern.

a great variety of wildlife, but the thick and dense forests account for poor visibility. The spotting of wild animals depends greatly on their habit and distinct daily and seasonal patterns of activity. The frequency of wildlife sightings in national parks and sanctuaries varies depending on the time of the year. WILDLIFE NATIONAL PARKS International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources defined national park as the combination of following three definitions a b and c Definition 1: a) As/


What is a wetland? Wetlands are areas of permanent or periodic/intermittent inundation, with water that is static or flowing fresh, brackish or salt, including.

/Bohle_wetlands_birdlist.pdf Fish species From WetlandLink The Bohle River is ecologically and economically significant as it contains large fish habitat areas, important for the fishing industry and the local community. The Bohle River has some small deepwater perennial ponds and natural riparian vegetation in its middle reaches (figure 34). Schools of mullet and tarpon have been observed and the area is used by juvenile barramundi. Further upstream, fish/


BET Module 4 Managing and Mitigating Impacts 24 th October 2012 Santiago, Chile Prepared for: Consejo Minero de Chile A.G. and Antofagasta Minerals S.A.

and investment Conventional definitions of infrastructure often omit natural ecosystems. It pays to value and invest in ecosystems as economic infrastructure. Source: WBCSD, Connecting the dots Session 2 Basic Concepts 10 The mitigation hierarchy  Mitigation = actions to manage expected environmental impacts in a responsible way  The ‘mitigation hierarchy’ concept suggests 5 steps  Biodiversity offsetting system in the US and some other countries Avoidance Offset Additional Conservation Actions/


BIODIVETRSITY: A RESOURCE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS Seminar for Postgraduate students, Wangari Maathai Institute, 23.

 Only a few accessions per species or taxon. Animal sanctuaries, zoos and orphanages  Threatened animals species eg Rhino  Artificial breeding  Release into the environment upon attainment of population threshold In-situ conservation Definition - “ The conservation of ecosystems and natural habitats and the maintenance and recovery of viable populations of species in their natural surroundings and, in the case of domesticated or cultivated species, in the surroundings where they have developed their/


What is environmental crime, and how much is happening in Australia? Dr Samantha Bricknell Following the Proceeds of Environmental Crime 22─23 February.

2 years (Endangered sp.) VicHunting, taking or destroying threatened wildlife Wildlife Act 1975 (Vic) (s41) $27,221 and/or 2 years QldTaking protected animal and keeping or use of unlawfully taken protected animal Nature Conservation Act 1992 (Qld) (s88) $225,000 and/or 2 years (Class 1) SAProtection and taking of protected animals (s45) National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 (SA) $100,000 and/or 2 years (Endangered or marine mammal) WATaking or/


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against concessions because they deprive them of extraction and manufacturing jobs Copyright © 2008 Pearson Education, Inc., publishing as Pearson Benjamin Cummings Solutions 1.National Parks and Wildlife Preserves, Wilderness designation and Marine Protected Areas (stepping stones and/or wildlife corridors) Designed to protect entire landscapes or ecosystems 2.UNESCO World Heritage Sites 3.Ecotourism 4.Community Based Conservation 5.Debt for nature swap 6.Conservation Concessions 7.Offsets 8.Cloning/


UNIT III: BIODIVERSITY & BIOTIC RESOURCES Introduction Definition Genetic, Species and Ecosystem diversity Value of biodiversity Hot-spots of biodiversity.

RESOURCES Introduction Definition Genetic, Species and Ecosystem diversity Value of biodiversity Hot-spots of biodiversity Threats to biodiversity: habitat loss, poaching of wildlife, man-wildlife conflicts Endangered and endemic species of India Conservation of biodiversity: In-situ and Ex-situ conservation of biodiversity Food and Fodder resources Introduction Biodiversity comprises the total range of plants, animals and other living things on the earth It is an index of a nation’s wealth and forms the/


Part 600 – National Planning Procedures Handbook The conservation planning process remains the same, however there are many subtle changes to update the.

, References, 600.2, Definitions and 600.3, Acronyms. 600.0 B., Conservation Plan - A conservation plan is the record of decisions and supporting information for treatment of a unit of land meeting planning criteria for one or more identified natural resource concerns as a result of the planning process. The plan describes the schedule of implementation for practices and activities needed to solve identified natural resource concerns and takes advantage of opportunities. The plan may/


Mr. Joystu Dutta and Dr. Pramod Kumar Ecology and Environment Division

and Wildlife Feb 17, 2012 - Feb 18, 2012 Bhuj- India Status Survey of Jhilmil Jheel Conservation Reserve :: Case Study Mr. Joystu Dutta and Dr. Pramod Kumar Ecology and Environment Division Forest Research Institute Dehradun Wetland :: Ramsar Definition Under the Ramsar international wetland conservation treaty, an international agreement signed by 160 countries, wetlands are defined as follows: Article 1.1: "...wetlands are areas of marsh, fen, peatland or water, whether natural/


Soil Productivity Factors and Agricultural Land Barry Wood Assessment Division Director January 2014 1.

application) to be a good steward of the land and its natural resources. In return, the State of Indiana agrees to see that the assessed value of the land is reduced to $1 per acre, and taxed on that preferential assessment. The land is managed for timber production, wildlife habitat, and the protection of watersheds, while conserving other natural resources and values. 61 Soil Productivity Factors and Agricultural Land Eligible lands may be/


VC Course Complexity Policy problems in environment & sustainability Steve Dovers Fenner School of Environment & Society 21 May 2013.

than thought – stock shelter, water infiltration, pest control (predators), wildlife. Previous focus on patches and strips for vegetation protection and restoration – another increase in scale/complexity of the biodiversity policy problem. Previous focus on patches and strips for vegetation protection and restoration – another increase in scale/complexity of the biodiversity policy problem. Demographic collapse – relicts of pre-clearing and grazing, low or nil recruitment – treeless in 50 years? Demographic/


Conservation Agriculture with Trees (CAwT): Enhancing Agroforestry Economic Benefits and Environmental Services Agustin R Mercado Jr World Agroforestry.

-FS model. Claveria, Misamis Oriental Note: Latex yield and price are expressed in dry rubber Total carbon stocks (t/ha) of different systems at 12 years in comparison with corn continuous cropping. CAwT: Good practices 1) Natural vegetative filter strips establishment Establishment of natural vegetative filter strips along contour lines is the initial and simple low cost conservation measure allowing natural vegetation to grow at 50-cm width strips spaced at/


1 Guidance for Characterization, Design, Construction and Monitoring of Mitigation Wetlands ITRC Technical and Regulatory Guidance for Characterization,

At a minimum, construction specifications should include Responsibilities and contact information of all parties involved with the mitigation project Sources of plant materials (recommended local sources be utilized as much as possible) Copies of contracts noting landscaper responsibilities such as fertilizations and irrigation, plant replacement, reseeding, temporary protection of vegetation from wildlife, and the number of site inspections 77 Construction Checklist Required construction information Season/


GAA Spring Workshop February 27, 2015 Kim M. Allerton, President

hazards posed to aviation by birds. Tools and guidance should include: Synthesis of existing airport stormwater management options. Review of Federal guidance and regulations pertaining to stormwater management, wetlands, hazards posed to aviation by wildlife, and natural resource conservation relevant to airport stormwater management options, including a discussion of any ambiguities/conflicts among them. Sample checklist of potential state and/or local environmental considerations that apply to stormwater/


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