Ppt on wildlife and vegetation conservation

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

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/


Available at Areas of High Biodiversity Under Threat Gwen Raitt Biodiversity and Conservation Biology.

and coral reef hotspots adjoin terrestrial hotspots.  It would be worthwhile to expand the terrestrial conservation actions to include marine areas. Hotspots (2)  Map taken from Myers et al. (2000). Map of the 25 Biodiversity Hotspots from 2000  This hotspot originally covered 293 804 km 2 but only about 73 451 km 2 is still primary vegetation/, tree planting on mudflats, over- fishing, destructive fishing techniques and the wildlife trade.  Human density: 134 people/km 2 Indo-Burma  This hotspot/


Business Ecosystems Training U.S. Understanding and Managing the Links between Ecosystem Services and Business Facilitator Notes May 2013.

development are severely impacting biodiversity on Bainbridge Island by reducing forest cover, altering intertidal habitats, fragmenting wildlife corridors and allowing invasive species to compromise native vegetation. This pilot project intends to demonstrate how sustainable developments can result in the conservation of native vegetation and preservation of ecosystem services. It is anticipated that long-term implementation of a biodiversity offset programme could result not only in additional/


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

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.

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

Environmental challenges facing pastoralists i Livestock – Wildlife conflicts: Livestock–wildlife conflicts in pastoral systems can occur when livestock come into competition with other grazers for water and fodder. Conflict with other grazers tends /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/


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.

Minimize lawn cover 3. Provide essential resources:  Places to breed (nest boxes, platforms, trees)  Feeding stations (squirrels, birds)  Water  Cover (vegetation) 4. Provide protection from domestic predators control dog and cat behavior Wildlife Conservation in Urban Areas 5. Reduce accidental mortality: Birds crashing into windows 3.5 million birds/yr Birds hitting buildings, towers, etc. 1.5 million birds/yr Avoid planting fruit-bearing/


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

illegal in state of Florida. Public Education: Necessary for public understanding of wildlife management programs. The more people know and understand wildlife and its needs, the more likely they will support management programs. Review Questions  What does wildlife conservation ensure?  What is wildlife preservation?  Name three hunting-related projects for which the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act (Pittman-Robertson Act) provides funding. Review Questions (cont.)  Is a/


BIODIVERSITY AND ENVIRONMENT

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 trees/


History of Wildlife Management

and bag limits, The Wildlife Division {cont.} conservation of non-game species, urban wildlife issues and information, habitat inventories and monitoring, land acquisition of diverse habitats to benefit wildlife and the operations, maintenance and enhancement of 50 wildlife management areas. The Wildlife Division {cont.} Staff provides expertise and guidance on wildlife resources, wildlife restoration techniques and/River. Diverse habitats and vegetation, from the desert valleys and plateaus to wooded /


Biodiversity and Conservation

Loss: Choosing Sites to Preserve Gap 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 / Isolated Plants http://www.wildlifeandroads.org/media/images/gallery/fldot_panther.jpg Part III: Solutions to Biodiversity Loss: Wildlife Corridors http://nac.unl.edu/buffers/images/guide/2.3a.jpg Potential Downsides No use Humans use for/


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

Food Safety with Regard to Fresh-Cut Leafy Greens Environmental Conflicts After 2006 E. coli 0157: H7 Spinach Contamination Denuded vegetative buffers Hunted and poisoned wildlife Installed fences Resource Conservation District (RCD). 2007. A Grower Survey: Reconciling Food Safety and Environmental Protection. Monterey County. RCD. 2009. Challenges to Co-Management for Food Safety and Environmental Protection: A Grower Survey. Monterey County. Stuart, D. 2009a. Constrained Choice/


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

, which are regulation, give the explanation of how and why to protect special aquatic resources Five special aquatic sites under CWA: 1.Riffle Pools Complexes 2.Wetlands 3.Vegetated Shallows 4.Mudflats 5.Coral Reefs 78 Mitigation If /The Endangered Species Act of 1973 Findings –Various species of fish, wildlife, and plants have been rendered extinct as a consequence of economic growth and development untempered by adequate concern and conservation; –Other species have been so depleted in numbers that they /


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.

not intensively managed Livestock grazing Livestock grazing Grasses, forbs, shrubs Grasses, forbs, shrubs Vegetation has fibrous root system Vegetation has fibrous root system Grazing Grazing Can be beneficial Can be beneficial Carefully manage /Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) and World Wildlife Fund of Canada 1989 the endangered spaces campaign was launched by Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) and World Wildlife Fund of Canada National Marine National Marine Conservation Areas are /


WHAT IS CONSERVATION? Aldo Leopold developed the Land Ethic in the Sand County Almanac (1949.) He defined Conservation as “a state of harmony between.

YOUR CHOICE Add FOREST STEWARDSHIP And you are into PRACTICING CONSERVATION #1. Understand NATURAL ECOSYSTEMS Relationships of life and ecology over 1000’s of years: SOILS -- FROM HILLTOPS TO VALLEY BOTTOMS SOIL LIFE – FUNGI, ETC WATER, weather, growing season VEGETATIVE STRUCTURE LOW VEGETATION – GRASSES, SHRUBS HIGH FOREST – STRUCTURAL STAGES DURING LIFETIME MOSAICS ON THE LANDSCAPE – meadows, forest TERRAIN – ASPECT, SLOPE % WILDLIFE – SMALL MAMMALS, DEER/ ELK, BIRDS/


Conserving our soil Soil Conservation Poster. Filter Strip Conservation Practices Filter strips are strips of grass, trees, or shrubs that filter or clean.

serve as a sound barrier, muffling road noise Trees and shrubs provide wildlife food and cover Improved livestock weight gains can be expected when livestock are protected from winter winds and snow Soil Erosion ProfitsProfits WildlifeWildlife Air Quality Stream Protection Conservation Practices Stream protection is a practice that protects streams by excluding livestock and establishing buffer zones of vegetation to filter runoff. Soil Erosion Water Quality WildlifeWildlife/


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

trees, which are sparsely distributed, are surrounded by open grassy areas. Thorny plants are called xerophytic species and are able to conserve water. Some of these trees have small leaves, while other species have thick, waxy leaves to reduce /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 small annual plants are adapted to India/


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

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 to/additional municipal water supplies All agricultural lands involved in this purchase were dried up and put back into native vegetation Rocky Ford II Initiated in 1999 to add an additional 36% of shares Rocky Ford II /


How shall we conserve wildlife without evicting ourselves Aldo Leopold.

How shall we conserve wildlife without evicting ourselves Aldo Leopold Wildlife & Agriculture What are the historical & contemporary relationships between wildlife and agricultural practices? What are the types of farmland habitat & how do they affect wildlife? What are the pros & cons of various farmland management practices? Wildlife & Agriculture What is agroforestry? Ecological sacrifice Can farms & wildlife coexist? Who cares? Wildlife & Agriculture History Positive & negative impacts of agriculture /


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

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 their habitats Manages national programs to provide the public opportunities to understand, appreciate and wisely use fish and wildlife resources 63 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Functions include: –enforcing federal wildlife laws –protecting endangered/


PRINCIPLES OF WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT. Wildlife All wild animals that have a backbone Includes mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish.

Wildlife = Edge Wildlife is described as an edge species because it commonly lives along the edges – not in the centers – of the different types of vegetation growing in an area. This tendency for wildlife to concentrate between 2 or more types of vegetation/ good wildlife habitat Summary 1.Wildlife management is the science of managing wildlife and its habitat, including man, for the benefit of the entire Biota 2.Conservation is wise use; preservation is nonuse 3.Habitat is the key to wildlife survival 4/


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

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 to/additional municipal water supplies All agricultural lands involved in this purchase were dried up and put back into native vegetation Rocky Ford II Initiated in 1999 to add an additional 36% of shares Rocky Ford II /


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/


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

regimes Water quality and quantity Institutional barriers to voluntary conservation Barriers to fish and wildlife movement Oregon Wildlife Movement Strategy ODFW, ODOT co-leadODFW, ODOT co-lead ODFWs role: Identify wildlife prioritiesODFWs role: Identify wildlife priorities Roads impact wildlife in several ways:/ zoning) __ Roadways __ Natural barriers (i.e., lava beds; etc) ___ OHV trails ___ Vegetation management ___ Concrete median on highway ___ Other Linkage data form, page 1 of 2: 3. Score the /


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

Canyon for public open space purposes. Transition Habitat Conservancy 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/


Wetland Functions and Values Fundamentals for Conservation Commissioners Training Program - Unit 5 Fundamentals for Conservation Commissioners Training.

Migratory routes Food chain support Maintenance of water supply Maintenance of water quality Wildlife Habitat: Characteristics Diversity of wetland classes Interspersion of vegetation and open water Diversity of vegetation (vertical and horizontal) Surrounding habitat Water chemistry Scarcity Special habitat features Diversity of wetland classes Interspersion of vegetation and open water Diversity of vegetation (vertical and horizontal) Surrounding habitat Water chemistry Scarcity Special habitat features/


USDA Conservation Programs Sorting Out the Pieces: A Conference for Women Landowners Protecting Your Farm’s Soil & Water March 1, 2013.

WHIP practices is: 60% of Average Cost USDA Conservation Programs CRP: Conservation Reserve Program (General) CCRP: Continuous CRP (Rental Payments) WHIP: Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (Cost Share Rates) EQIP: Environmental Quality Incentive Program (Cost Share Rates) WRP: Wetland Reserve Program Voluntary Signup is continuous Offers financial cost share and technical assistance to install or implement structural, vegetative, and management practices on eligible agricultural lands. Involves a/


Fragmentation, Edges, Reserves and Connectivity Landscape perspective on wildlife responses to vegetative change Edge Effects –Nest predation Reserve Design.

and black- throated green warblers most May be better to use forest allocated to corridors to actually increase size of reserves instead of connecting small reserves Manage the Vegetation in the Fragment Maintain native vegetation /In: Forest Fragmentation: Wildlife and Management Implications (J. A. Rochelle, L. A. Lehmann, and J. Wisniewski eds.). Brill Academic Publishing, Leiden, The Neatherlands. Hannon, SJ and FKA Schmiegelow. 2002. Corridors may not improve the conservation value of small reserves/


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

corridors; terrain and vegetation determinations;terrain and vegetation determinations; documented and/or suspected bird, bat, and wildlife presence on or adjacent to the site – including State and Federally-listed species, birds of conservation concern, Breeding Bird Survey declining species, watchlist species, known staging, roosting and breeding areas, known maternity colonies and hibernacula, and specific migratory corridors or pathways;documented and/or suspected bird, bat, and wildlife presence on or/


Applied GIS Nat Sci Terrestrial Wildlife Modeling in GIS RESM 493q Wed Nov 18.

land cover: - Land cover, vegetation - Forest stand composition, age, size - Land cover or vegetation diversity, variety, majority Habitat Assessment Applied GIS Nat Sci 6 Methods – Deer Habitat Quantification for Michigan  Conservative and liberal estimates of required deer / distribution falling within lands managed for biodiversity protection. “Gaps” are opportunities for increased wildlife management attention and conservation. 6 Applied GIS Nat Sci 24 Gap Analysis Process Example 1. Species range is/


Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia riparia) Conservation, Population and Habitat Trends Middle Sacramento River Joe Silveira US Fish & Wildlife Service Sacramento.

, floodplain re-working; on-channel meander loops, off-channel oxbow lakes, floodplain sloughs Patterns of Riparian & Floodplain Vegetation Valley Oak Forest Cottonwood Forest Willow Scrub THE BANK SWALLOW ON THE SACRAMENTO RIVER CDFG Bank Swallow Research Program, 1986/ 2009 – 2010 Dean W. Burkett USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service Joe Silveira USDI-Fish and Wildlife Service Koll Buer California Resources Agency-Department of Water Resources Stops 1 and 2, Soils, Rm, 1997 & 2004 channel, Colonies,/


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/ Approach - Conflicting Use and ESEE Analysis Safe Harbor - Standard procedures and protection requirements Combination - Standard Approach and Safe Harbor Wetland Conservation Plan Choosing an Approach:/


Back to home page What is the History of the Field Research Station, and what is it presently like?

is used mainly for woodland, permanent pasture, and wildlife habitat. It has severe limitations for nonfarm uses. Capability unit Vw-14; woodland suitability group 4w2; wildlife group 7; recreation group 7. AtB- /conserve moisture, and control erosion and soil blowing. About two-thirds of this complex is wooded. The rest is used for crops or pasture or is left idle. Many areas are planted to pine trees. These soils are unsuited to cultivated crops. Unless the soils irrigated, they support only vegetation/


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Grazing – Our Most Commonly Used Conservation Practices.

etc.  and so on Grazing Illinois’ Most Common EQIP Conservation Practices — Grazing EQIP — Grazing Fencing  May be applied where control is needed for:  Animal or people movement,  Wildlife movement, /vegetative cover  Controls erosion, &  Protects streams & ponds. Grazing Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment  Linear plantings of single or multiple rows of trees or shrubs  Improves air quality, reduces wind erosion  Serve as living noise screens, &  Offer shelter for livestock. Grazing Conservation/


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

wildlife, and impact Florida Cooperative Extension Service – Wildlife Who are we? –Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, IFAS, University of Florida What do we do? –In issues regarding wildlife Advise the public Develop educational programs Disseminate information Conduct research Available Wildlife Information? Landscaping for wildlife Conservation and management of wildlife Human/wildlife conflict Detailed information on species Wildlife/ cavity nesters) Vegetation for Cover Plant or maintain/


Natural Vegetation & Wildlife Natural Vegetation & Wild Life.

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/


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

10/2016 biodiversity- dept livestock and wildlife:midlands state university Benefits of Biodiversity New food sources –Grains, fruits, vegetables, meat, fish 6/10/2016 biodiversity- dept livestock and wildlife:midlands state university Benefits of /- Fund environmental education, and - Better manage protected areas Conservation concession = conservation organizations pay nations to conserve, and not sell, resources 9-48 6/10/2016 biodiversity- dept livestock and wildlife:midlands state university Conclusion /


Importance of wildlife health for successful wildlife management: experience from Kazakhstan Steffen Zuther Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity.

Steffen Zuther Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan/ Frankfurt Zoological Society International Workshop on Sustainable Wildlife Management in Central Asia: Practical Experience and Way Forward, Ashgabat, 01.-/theileriosis) Other vector born disease (mosquitoes?)Other vector born disease (mosquitoes?) Poisonous vegetationPoisonous vegetation Too lush vegetationToo lush vegetation Saiga took up Clostridia with soilSaiga took up Clostridia with soil Bloom of toxic algaeBloom/


Natural Vegetation & Wildlife Natural Vegetation & Wild Life.

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/


Attracting Illinois Wildlife On Private Lands. Illinois Wildlife Needs 95% of Illinois is privately owned. Wildlife depend on private landowners for habitat.

for Establishing Habitat USDA Programs –Wetland Reserve Program –Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program –Environmental Quality Incentives Program –Conservation Reserve Program –Conservation Security Program –Conservation Technical Assistance IL Department of Natural Resources –IDNR Shelterbelts –Forestry Programs Help for Establishing Habitat IL Soil & Water Conservation Districts Fish and Wildlife Service –Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program Private Organizations –Pheasants Forever –Quail Unlimited –Ducks/


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

Biodiversity Maintaining biodiversity requires more than just protecting 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/what aspects of salinity are included. If these externalities had been factored into the original decisions to clear vegetation, a costly repair bill may have been avoided. Proper ecosystem valuation can help resource managers deal with /


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

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/ your friends Take the bus or car pool with your friends Grow a vegetable garden Grow a vegetable garden Carry your lunch in a reusable lunch box Carry your lunch in a reusable /


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.

African leader in wetland conservation. Involvement in Algerian water management is not just restricted to international corporations and global conservation organizations, individuals are /Wildlife in Algeria is exotic and varied. The diverse forms of vegetation are conducive to the growth and development of a variety of Wildlife in Algeria in Africa. Coastal, mountainous and grassy desert-like areas ter exotic Wildlife in Algeria. You can catch amazing glimpses of the Algeria wildlife on extensive wildlife/


Attracting Iowa Wildlife On Private Lands. Iowa Wildlife Needs 98 percent of Iowa is privately owned. Wildlife depend on private landowners for habitat.

food plots, grasses & forbs, trees & shrubs and wetlands. Ring-necked Pheasant Nesting habitat: Hens conceal nests in erect, undisturbed grassy vegetation at least 8 to 10 inches tall. –Research/Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program –Environmental Quality Incentives Program –Conservation Reserve Program –Continuous Conservation Reserve Program –Conservation Technical Assistance Iowa DNR –IDNR Shelterbelts –Forestry Programs Help for Establishing Habitat Fish and Wildlife Service –Partners for Fish and Wildlife/


Trisha White, Director Habitat and Highways Campaign Defenders of Wildlife.

Habitat restoration Monitoring and data collection Research and mapping habitat Evaluating roadside vegetation Training Public outreach and education MUST BE TRANSPORTATION RELATED! DO THE MATH Transportation Enhancements Program $8.1 billion authorized for TE since 1998 ÷ 11 years = $734 million per year ÷ 12 categories = $61 million per year possible for scenic + $61 million per year possible for wildlife = $122 million /year possible for conservation GET YOUR/


“The conservation objective in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley is to provide forested habitat capable of supporting sustainable populations of all forest.

forest canopy, which encourages light penetration of the forest floor, resulting in an increase in understory vegetation, and Retention and development of dominant trees with crowns that are emergent above the average forest canopy. Findings “…aid on-the-ground managers and program managers …in implementing forest management strategies for wildlife conservation.” “To achieve these habitat conditions requires managers to reassess traditional methods of silviculture, placing greater/


Original graphic art by: Griffin Shreves III alabama cooperative fish and wildlife research unit Designing Sustainable Landscapes for Avian Conservation.

area NE-GAP Project area original graphic art by: Griffin Shreves III alabama cooperative fish and wildlife research unit Identifying conservation priorities Approach Select focal species for each habitat Potential habitat* Source populations* Suitable sites/tailed kite012152.6 Cerulean warbler213412.1 Black-throated green warbler214312.0 Mallard213301.8 Alluvial forested wetlands (a) vegetation density (c) focal species value(b) focal species No Focal SpeciesFocal Species Equal WeightsWeighted Focal Species/


Environmental History. Ancient Civilizations and Their Collapse Norse Greenland Civilization – Vikings settled a small area located next to water and.

pollution. Oil Well leaks off of Santa Barbara, California kill wildlife and pollute beaches. Environmental Policy Act requires federal agencies to evaluate environmental impact of their actions. Apollo mission photo of the earth from space leads to spaceship-earth environmental worldview. 1970-1980 1970 – First EARTH DAY, EPA, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Air Act/


Focus Area 5A3 Issues in Australian Environments

Some politicians and urban green groups say native vegetation is becoming fragmented and vulnerable to weeds and feral animals making it less able to provide habitat for wildlife and causing animal and plant species to become extinct. Farmers and scientists say / for your LGA and identify the rural, residential and industrial zone lands. Conservation Land In NSW a land reserve system organised by the Department of Environment and Climate Change is used to conserve different vegetation and habitat types so /


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

staff - Respond to out of hours calls to assist the public Public land management Land management approaches can include some of the following: - Creating and maintaining conservation reserves, such as national parks and wildlife sanctuaries - Developing wildlife corridors between pockets of remnant vegetation - Translocation or reintroduction of species into areas where they used to occur - Ecotourism - Contemporary indigenous land management Some general management practices may include/


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