Ppt on conservation of wildlife and natural vegetation regions

Safe-Yield Work Group Prepared by Mark Holmes

impervious surfaces shall be routed through areas of natural vegetation and/or devices such as infiltration basins, infiltration trenches or similar systems West Holyoke Artificial Recharge Requirements Infiltration practices shall be utilized to reduce run-off volume increases to the extent possible as determined in accordance with infiltration standards and specifications established by the Soil Conservation Service A combination of successive practices may be used to achieve/


T HE CONSERVATION PLAN T HE P EOPLE ’ S D EMOCRATIC R EPUBLIC OF A LGERIA M OUHAMED B ENTEFTIFA HIGH SCHOOL M EMBERS OF THE GROUP : T OUAIBIA I MEN M.

. You can catch amazing glimpses of the Algeria wildlife on extensive wildlife Algeria tours. Some of the other exotic species includeChalcides mauritanicus, Chalcides minutus, Golden Jackal, Marsh Mongoose And Red Fox to name a few. 5 The wildlife of Algeria includes its flora and fauna and their natural habitats. The varied vegetation of Algeria includes coastal, mountainous and grassy desert-like regions which all support a wide range of wildlife. Many of the creatures comprising the Algerian/


BIODIVERSITY Dr. Ashalata Devi Assistant Professor

structure of both native vegetation and crops—on the land provides an important contribution to biodiversity. 6. Healthy ecosystems - The health of native and semi-natural areas, all other farmland, and soil and water influences the type and amount of biodiversity present. 7. Variety - The number and mix of species present, including crops and livestock, influences the type and amount of biodiversity present. 8. Aliens - Invasive alien species are generally detrimental to the conservation of biodiversity/


1 Refining the Protocol for a Rapid Assessment Methodology for Wind Development, and Developing a Matrix/Key to Integrate Pre- and Post-construction Monitoring.

conducted consistently at locations on a regional, local, and site-specific basis. The management implications are enormous.  While we acknowledge this effort is a significant undertaking, the need for consistency, validity, and alignment is great. 32 In Summary… The Service favors:The Service favors: –conservation of wildlife in the public trust; –development of renewable energy that is bird and bat friendly; and –use of informed decisions based on adequate environmental/


Focus Area 5A3 Issues in Australian Environments

a nomadic existence hence after spending time in a certain place relocated to another region, allowing the land and resources they used to rejuvenate. This process ensured the conservation of natural resources and prevented the degradation of the Australian landscape. Aboriginal landowners continue to be reliant on the natural environment for both spiritual, social and economic well-being. http://www.nlc.org.au/html/care_con.html http://www.nlc/


How to Prepare and Submit a Habitat Restoration Proposal The Middle Pilchuck River Cooperative Enhancement Project for ESCI 497R Ecological Restoration.

Conservancy City of Arlington City of Duvall City of Everett City of Marysville City of Monroe Edmonds Community College Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corp. King Conservation District King County Dept of Natural Resources The Members Club at Aldarra National Fish and Wildlife/TF by Snohomish County Site visit to meet landowner and discuss landowner objectives Collect site-specific data –GPS –Riparian vegetation –Streambank measurements –Estimates of channel width Identify project partners –Snohomish Co. Surface/


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/


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/


 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/


Session – 8. Indian Subcontinent The Indian Subcontinent is made up of how many countries?

2%/0%/98%) per capita: 334.7 cu m/yr (2006) Natural hazards: severe thunderstorms; flooding; landslides; drought and famine depending on the timing, intensity, and duration of the summer monsoons Environment - current issues: deforestation (overuse of wood for fuel and lack of alternatives); contaminated water (with human and animal wastes, agricultural runoff, and industrial effluents); wildlife conservation; vehicular emissions Environment - international agreements: party to: Biodiversity, Climate Change/


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/


Univ. of Phoenix SCI/256 Week 4 Chapter 16,17,18 (Not chapter 1 & 24)

donations. Examples of Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) Involved in Defending Species and Habitats Nature Conservancy Conservation International World Wildlife Fund Environmental Defense Fund Sierra Club Greenpeace. Protecting Species by Laws Hunting and Fishing Laws - Limit number of animals that can/ or on its own. Tropical soils are Oxisols and ultisols - soils that are highly leached and nutrient poor. Minerals are locked up in the vegetation; if vegetation is lost, minerals are lost. So, it /


Univ. of Phoenix SCI/256 Week 4 Chapter 16,17,18 (Not chapter 1 & 24)

donations. Examples of Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) Involved in Defending Species and Habitats Nature Conservancy Conservation International World Wildlife Fund Environmental Defense Fund Sierra Club Greenpeace. Protecting Species by Laws Hunting and Fishing Laws - Limit number of animals that can/ or on its own. Tropical soils are Oxisols and ultisols - soils that are highly leached and nutrient poor. Minerals are locked up in the vegetation; if vegetation is lost, minerals are lost. So, it /


Kissimmee Chain of Lakes Long Term Management Plan (KCOL LTMP)

of KCOL dependent fish and wildlife resources. Conserve and/or enhance aquatic and littoral habitats. Protect lake-associated listed species. Minimize development encroachment on lakeshore habitats. Aquatic Plant Mgmt Objectives Maintain hydrilla at minimal feasible levels on those lakes where eradication is not possible and eradicate hydrilla where feasible. Allow multiple uses and protect natural functions of water bodies. Restore natural/Reauthorization of the S-64 Structure Construction of regional storm/


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/


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/


Habitat Management What is wildlife habitat management? What is succession? How do wildlife habitat requirements & succession relate?

have on habitat management? Habitat Management What is Wildlife Habitat Management? The deliberate act of manipulating wildlife habitat for the benefit of wildlife and people. (Yarrow & Yarrow 1999) Credit:stpaulcareers.umn.edu Habitat Management What is Wildlife Habitat Management? The manipulation of the successional stage and physical structure of vegetation to benefit particular species, or assemblages of species, considered to be of high conservation priority, or other intrinsic value. (Ausden 2007/


Natural Vegetation & Wildlife Natural Vegetation & Wild Life.

Pigeon Great Indian Hornbill PheasantPeacock Cobra Salt Water Croc Andaman GeckoWater Monitor Wildlife of India The regions rich and diverse wildlife is preserved in :  120+ national parks  18 bio - reserves  500+ wildlife sanctuaries National Parks It is a protected area, a geographic territory within which wildlife is protected. Established to conserve the natural habitats of the wild fauna and flora with a no human interference. There are 120+ national parks in/


Final Review LCHS 2013. Which type of rock listed below covers the majority of the Earth’s land surface? I. Igneous II. Metamorphic III. Sedimentary A.

, wildlife, and atmospheric deposition. Farmers can develop and implement nutrient management plans to reduce excess application of nutrients. Which of the/of members of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and entered into force in 1975. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten the survival of the species in the wild, and it accords varying degrees of protection to more than 5,000 species of animals and 29,000 species of/


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

covered in water Are some of the most productive ecosystems in the world Benefit people and wildlife by: –providing a habitat for a vast array of wildlife and plants –filtering, cleaning and storing water –collecting and holding flood waters –absorbing wind 44 Wetlands Are being impacted by humans, such as: –removal of vegetation –water drainage –pollution 45 Marine Habitats Are made of from the productive nearshore regions to the barren ocean floor/


Chapter 23 Sustaining Ecosystems: Land Use, Conservation, and Management.

extinction. Restricted-use Lands: The goals of the 375 units of the National Parks Systems are te preserve scenic and natural landscapes, preserve and interpret the country’s historic and cultural heritage, protect wildlife habitat and wilderness areas, and provide certain types of recreation. Managing and Sustaining Rangelands Almost half of the earth’s ice-free land is rangeland: land that supplies vegetation for grazing animals and that is not intensively managed. About 42/


Joshua W. Faulkner, PhD WVU-Extension Fundamentals of Nutrient Management Training Course December 16-17, 2009 *Portions Adapted from NRCS and WVCA Best.

cover of perennial vegetation on land retired from agriculture production. Conservation cover applies to land retired from agriculture production. If wildlife is a consideration, adapted species are usually available that can serve more than one objective. WATER QUALITY BENEFITS This practice reduces erosion, runoff, and associated sedimentation and nutrient transport. Also creates or enhances wildlife habitat. Constructed Wetland PRACTICE INFORMATION Designed to simulate natural wetlands. Often part of an/


Feedback Loops Ch 5, pgs 109-122. Earth’s environmental systems Our planet’s environment consists of complex networks of interlinked systems -Matter and.

Reef -Belize: reefs, caves, and rainforests -Tanzania: savanna wildlife A powerful incentive to preserve natural areas -Reduce impacts on the landscape and species But too many visitors to natural areas can degrade the outdoor experience and disturb wildlife Conservation biology: the search for solutions Conservation biology = studies the factors behind the loss, protection, and restoration of biodiversity -Scientists became alarmed at the degradation of natural systems An applied and goal-oriented science/


Unit 3 – Case Studies Biodiversity Under Threat. Madagascar Key Characteristics-> Total of 8 plant,4 bird and 5 primate families that are all endemic.

Africa Key Characteristics-> Fynbos is the major vegetation type of the Cape floral region of South Africa. The smallest and richest kingdom with 1,300 species per 10,00km2 Why so Bio-diverse?-> Unusual geology and soils, topography and a distinctive fire regime have led to the creation of the hotspot. Conservation-> Conservation of the Cape floral area has become a national priority 12 nature reserves & 4 designated areas. No development may/


MODULE 2. MODULE 2: NATURAL RESOURCES Natural resources are natural assets (raw materials) occurring in nature that can be used for economic production.

get accumulated on soil during evaporation process. Conservation of natural resources: Role of an Individual Natural resources like forest, water, soil, food, mineral, energy and land plays a key role in the development of a nation. However these resources are facing risk of depletion due to increased exploitation for human need and required to conserve for future utilization. Conservation efforts are underway at national and international level however individual efforts are also/


RE (ESZ) DIVISION MoEF&CC 03.08.2016 NOTIFICATION OF ECO SENSITIVE ZONES (ESZ) AROUND PROTECTED AREAS (NATIONAL PARKS & WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES IN THE COUNTRY)

the Eco- Sensitive Areas.  Measures for incentivizing green growth in Western Ghats Region.  The HLWG highlighted the urgent need for the conservation of the biologically rich, diverse biodiversity and the natural landscape of the Western Ghats.  Identification of a contiguous Ecologically Sensitive Area (ESA) of 59,940 sq.km of a total area of 164, 279 sq km of area identified as Western Ghats (i.e. 37%) covering all six States/


Natural Vegetation & Wildlife Natural Vegetation & Wild Life.

Parks It is a protected area, a geographic territory within which wildlife is protected. Established to conserve the natural habitats of the wild fauna and flora with a no human interference. There are 120+ national parks in India. Wildlife of India The regions rich and diverse wildlife is preserved in :  120+ national parks  18 bio - reserves  500+ wildlife sanctuaries Wildlife Sanctuaries A wildlife sanctuary is a declared protected area, where very limited human/


Update from Oregon Wildlife Linkage Workshops, 2007 Oregon Chapter of The Wildlife Society February 14, 2008 – Salishan Resort, Oregon.

Chapter of The Wildlife Society February 14, 2008 – Salishan Resort, Oregon Oregon Conservation Strategy Charting the course for conservation All states have now completed Wildlife Action Plans Unprecedented opportunity to work across ecoregions and to work with federal partners Six Key Conservation Issues Land use changes Invasive species Changes in fire, flood regimes Water quality and quantity Institutional barriers to voluntary conservation Barriers to fish and wildlife movement Oregon Wildlife Movement/


Biodiversity and Changes in the Ecosystems: Consequences to Sustainable Development Hamdallh Zedan Conference on Environmental Economics and Sustainable.

wildlife and their habitats in nature conservation reserves. It is also about the sustainable use and management of all natural resources and safeguarding the life-support systems on earth. Society needs mechanisms for determining the appropriate trade-off between biodiversity protection and/Ecotourism Biodiversity is a source of economical wealth for many regions of the world, such as many nature reserves, parks and forests, where wildlife and plants are sources of beauty and joy for many people. Ecotourism/


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 /


The Every River Has Its People Project is in support of OKACOM and aims to build bridges between local stakeholders and OKACOM Implemented by: Regionally.

Promote co-operation between inland & river residents Empower traditional authorities Safari operators and support agencies to train communities and /or employ local people Community involvement in formation of laws and local strategies on natural resources and management practices Facilitate sustainable use and conservation A Preliminary Profile of the Kavango Region in Namibia A Preliminary Profile of the Kavango Region has been produced to provide background material for the "Every River Has its/


Susan River Watershed Located in northeastern California - Lassen County. Drains approximately 748,875 acres, or 1170 square miles of land; Ranges.

. Improve grazing management to restore native plant communities. Allow fire to play its natural role. Susanville Indian Rancheria (SIR) Tribal Youth Conservation Crew (TYCC) installing soil moisture monitors in meadow near Horse Lake. Susan River Watershed Management Strategy Goal #5:  Sustain and Improve Upland Vegetation and Wildlife Communities Management Objective #5: Sustain and Improve Native Wildlife Communities (e.g. Mule Deer, Sage Grouse) to Maintain their roles in/


Post-Hurricane Ivan Emergency Habitat Restoration Larry E. Parson – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District Linda S. Lillycrop - U.S. Army Corps.

.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Carl Ferraro – Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Roy H. Collins – Alabama Department of Environmental Management Barry D. Dailey - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District 19 th Annual Alabama Water Resources Conference and Symposium Orange Beach, Alabama October 12 -14, 2005 19 th Annual Alabama Water Resources Conference and Symposium Orange Beach, Alabama October 12 -14, 2005 Northern Gulf of Mexico Regional Sediment Management/


Managing Urban Environments for Wildlife

the built environment, efforts should be focused on conserving these critical habitat elements Wildlife Communities and Urbanization Three Categories : Avoiders sensitive to human activities and not able to use the anthropogenic resources Adapters edge species well adapted to the typical suburban, backyard, forest–park matrix Exploiters homogenous group of species that are often not native to the region and highly adapted to urban environment General Patterns urbanization/


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/


Eating Fish and Shellfish Aquatic Ecosystem Health

agencies on wetland acreage and health (www.wetlandtracker.org ) Link to EPA website on wetland health Warner Valley wildlife Area, Plumas County (??????) Diversity of California’s Wetlands Pick a Region to Enter the Wetland Tracker Basic Background Information on California Wetlands California Rapid Assessment Method (CRAM) for Wetlands Download Wetland Maps About Wetland Tracker Diversity of California’s Wetlands The natural diversity of California wetlands is unsurpassed/


TOPIC: NATURAL VEGETATION , WILD LIFE & EXTINCT ANIMALS.

some of the factors. Natural Vegetation & Wildlife Types of Vegetation Natural Vegetation & Wildlife Tropical Deciduous Forests. Thorns and shrubs. Tidal Forests. Types of Vegetation Tropical Rain Forests. Tropical Deciduous Forests. Thorns and shrubs. Tidal Forests. Alpine and Tundra Vegetation. Rainfall is more than 200cms. Height 60 meters and above. Tropical Rain Forests Evergreen by nature Rainfall is more than 200cms. Height 60 meters and above. Main trees are ebony, mahogany and rosewood. The regions/


 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/


Chapter 3 Introduction to airphoto interpretation Introduction to Remote Sensing Instructor: Dr. Cheng-Chien LiuCheng-Chien Liu Department of Earth Science.

vegetation map  Table 3.15 airphoto interpretation key. 3.12 wildlife ecology applications  Wildlife Wildlife ecology Wildlife conservation Wildlife management 3.12 wildlife ecology applications (cont.)  Wildlife habitat Combination of climate, substrate and vegetation Niche All mapping techniques are applicable “edges” delineation GIS Fig 3.32: Wildlife habitat types in Sheboygan Marsh  9 vegetation classes  5 wildlife/ natural Artificial drainage 3.15 principles of landform identification and /


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

mosaic of natural landscapes, where you can see from flood to low hills. The climatic characteristics, soil types and the presence of bodies of water such as watering con6cidos (basic for survival of the fauna), make particular ecosystems that allow the existence of the dominant types of vegetation such as evergreen lowland forest (34.71%), the low deciduous forest (48.57%) and tropical deciduous forest (16.72%). The flora of the region/


© 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. CHAPTER 7 The Use and Restoration of Ecosystems.

of poor management Regional management councils create management plans National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) provides advice and information/natural sites Agencies, environmental groups, and individuals are working to manage natural sites as part of larger ecosystems The Greater Yellowstone Coalition conserves Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks Plus seven national forests, three wildlife refuges, and private land It has addressed logging, sprawl, and road building It has curtailed shooting of/


METODE SURVEI SUMBERDAYA ALAM DAN LINGKUNGAN. ENVIRONMENTAL VALUES Annual Review of Environment and Resources Vol. 30: 335-372 (Volume publication date.

terrestrial ecosystem survey to estimate the historical density of ponderosa pine trees in northern Arizona" (2010). Faculty Publications (SEPA). Paper 375. Diunduh dari: http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/sea_fac_articles/375/…. 25/8/2012 The Terrestrial Ecosystem Survey (TES) delineates ecosystems according to their climate, geology, soils, and potential natural vegetation (U.S. Forest Service 1986). Land managers and planners can use this information to help interpret/


Chapter 18 Land Resources. Overview of Chapter 18 o Land Use World land use World land use US land use US land use o Wilderness Park and Wildlife Refuges.

Policy to let nature take it course No culling wildlife No culling wildlife No suppressing wildfire No suppressing wildfire Wildlife Refuges o National Wildlife Refuge System (1903) o Represent all major ecosystems founds in the US o Mission To preserve lands and waters for the conservation of fishes, wildlife and plants of the US To preserve lands and waters for the conservation of fishes, wildlife and plants of the US o Recreation (including hunting and fishing) are permitted/


DOI Climate Science Centers Science to Support Adaptation U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey Robin O’Malley Policy and Partnership.

and natural systems must adapt 4.Effective adaptation will require science, observations, and tools that do not presently exist 5.Effective adaptation will be enabled by landscape and regional level partnership action on both science and management Climate Change Integrated Ecosystem Model Fire Permafrost Hydrology Hypothetical Model model output x model output y Impact Models Conservation & Resource Management Decisions Other stakeholder groups Communication of Needs canopy cover probability of/


SOUTHWEST ALASKA INVENTORY AND MONITORING NETWORK (SWAN) February 22-25, 2011 Anchorage, Alaska SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS Climate Change Planning in Alaska’s.

flexible process) Resume ANILCA local hire authority Long-term $ for invasive species management. Common Implications: Riverine Natural Resources (Physical): PDO Phase, Hydrological Cycle Natural Resources (Biological): Wildlife shifts, Increase Fire, Increase Pest/Disease, Pond Conversion to Uplands Socio/Economics: Conservation of F&W for subsistence and Recreation, Access/transportation issues. Facilities: Infrastructure Risks, Fire Protection Costs, Increase Facility Maintenance Costs Interpretation/


Flora & Fauna As it affects the flora and fauna of Virginia’s coastal regions CLIMATE CHANGE.

to advance conservation and should have high priority in future ubranized regions Flora & Fauna Conclusion to VA’s Urban Areas Flora & Fauna Piedmont Region Flora & Fauna Endangered Species: Piedmont Region of Virginia There are many threatened and endangered plant and animal species in Virginia alone.There are many threatened and endangered plant and animal species in Virginia alone. Many of these endangered species lie in the piedmont region of VA.Many of these endangered/


The National Land Cover Database Project: The Story of Its Impact Carol A. Deering, ERT, contractor to the U.S. Geological Survey, Earth Resources Observation.

and Nightingale, B., 2007, Classifying Lotic Systems for Conservation: Methods and Results of the Pennsylvania Aquatic Classification: Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. "By systematically evaluating communities, habitats, and conditions across the waterways of Pennsylvania, we have gained better understanding of the aquatic natural diversity and/land-coastal linkages change detection education wildfire risk wildlife habitat biodiversity Real-World Value National Land /


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

Is an Urban Heat Island? As urban areas develop, changes occur in their landscape. Buildings, roads, and other infrastructure replace open land and vegetation. Surfaces that were once permeable and moist become impermeable and dry. These changes cause urban regions to become warmer than their rural surroundings, forming an "island" of higher temperatures in the landscape As urban areas develop, changes occur in their landscape. Buildings, roads/


Land Formation and Usage. Layers of the Earth Many geologists believe that as the Earth cooled the heavier, denser materials sank to the center and the.

of natural resources and knowledge of national history Problems: OVERUSE National Parks Glacier national Park National Parks Yellowstone National Parks Grand Teton National Parks Bad Lands Federal Designations 3. Wildlife Refuges : to preserve lands and waters for the conservation of fishes, wildlife, and plants of the US - allows for hunting, fishing and observation as long as they fit with fish and wildlife management techniques 3. Wildlife Refuges : to preserve lands and waters for the conservation of/


1 Welcome to the International Right of Way Association’s Course 600 Environmental Awareness 600-PT – Revision 5 – 04.21.09.USA.

Audubon Society (1905) The Wilderness Society (1935) National Wildlife Federation (1936) Ducks Unlimited (1937) Nature Conservancy (1951) Environmental Defense Fund (1967) Friends of the Earth (1969) Natural Resources Defense Council (1970) Green Peace (1970) Earth/ region comprised of distinctive plant and animal communities that are adapted to the physical environment of that region; biomes may be terrestrial or aquatic and are frequently named for the predominant vegetation. Bare, John A., Dictionary of /


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