• agricultural
  • The earliest form of Rangeland Management is not formally deemed part of the natural science studied today, although its roots can be traced to nomadic grazing practices of the neolithic agricultural revolution when humans domesticated plants and animals under pressures from population growth and environmental change. (wikipedia.org)
  • Deforestation is brought about by commercial logging, conversion of woodlands to agricultural land, and the felling of trees for firewood and building material. (wikipedia.org)
  • Runoff from nearby agricultural lands is also found in the natural area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nature Conservancy
  • It doesn't matter if it's from the conservation community, the fishing community or the recreational user community, there are not a lot of things we agree on, but there is one thing we agree on: We'd all like to see more capacity and a greater level of enforcement," said Mark Fox, director of external affairs for The Nature Conservancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • South Africa
  • Because of their functions in rangeland systems, biological soil crusts have been adopted by scientists and land management professionals in the U.S., Australia, and South Africa as a visible indicator of rangeland health. (blm.gov)
  • Over the past three years, our group at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH) Wallingford has been leading an international multi-disciplinary team examining the distribution, use and marketing of NTFPs from two species, marula ( Sclerocarya birrea ) in South Africa and Namibia, and crabwood ( Carapa guianensis ) in Guyana, to assess the economic and ecological impacts of their commercialisation on the forest resource base and people's livelihoods. (fao.org)
  • Congress
  • Letter from NGA Executive Director and CEO Scott Pattison and National Conference of State Legislatures Executive Director William Pound that encourages Congress to pass a final, bipartisan Water Resources Development Act reauthorization to be signed into law by the President. (nga.org)
  • Letter (from Governor Mead and Governor Brown) to House and Senate leadership urging Congress to reform the current federal wildfire suppression funding formula to ensure sufficient resources are dedicated and available for wildfire suppression activities, as the practice of using 10-year average suppression costs for budgeting no longer provides accurate funding estimates for wildfire suppression activities. (nga.org)
  • In the following days, congress enacted the establishment of emergency conservation work. (wikipedia.org)
  • sustainability
  • Also, the Paris and Bethel libraries have agreed to allot reference area space for resources about sustainability. (mofga.org)
  • Forest conservation is the practice of planning and maintaining forested areas for the benefit and sustainability of future generations. (wikipedia.org)
  • forest
  • Finally, Ms. Sprecher was instrumental in the Fiscal Year 2007 and 2008 Kealakekua Heritage Ranch Forest Legacy applications for the acquisition of two conservation easements. (hawaii.gov)
  • In the United States, forest conservation became popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Forest conservation acts to maintain, plan, and improve forested areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • 98% of forest cover in the United States is natural with the remaining 2% being plantation land. (wikipedia.org)
  • Part of the natural area is old-growth forest. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Jakey Hollow Natural Area is considered to be a Northern Conifer Forest Natural Community. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Jakey Hollow Natural Area was originally part of a larger forest that covered the region. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 1990s, the natural area was part of the Wyoming State Forest. (wikipedia.org)
  • The commercialisation of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) has an impact on many groups of people, from poor farmers to small-scale entrepreneurs, and on the resource base. (fao.org)
  • We set out to identify the `winners' and `losers' in forest product commercialisation to help establish methods of sustainable harvest of resources, benefit local producers, and resolve conflicts. (fao.org)
  • soil
  • When heavy machinery is used to clear forests or develop land, the soil becomes compacted. (wikipedia.org)
  • jurisdiction
  • Since much of this land is under the jurisdiction of DLNR, we have the primary responsibility to eradicate these plants. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prior to passage of SB100, despite early state actions implementing some state land policy through its jurisdiction over state highways, land use planning was almost exclusively exercised by municipalities and counties. (wikipedia.org)
  • Area
  • A logging mill was located at nearby Fowlers Hollow State Park, which was turned into a campsite and picnic area in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since 1987 a large section of the western shore of Henderson Inlet has been managed by the Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area, including the former property of the Weyerhaeuser Timber Company and, to its north, part of the historic Esterly Farm and its associated woodland, which according to local folklore, possibly deriving from native legends, is populated by elves. (wikipedia.org)
  • History of Olympia, Washington Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area Phillips, James W. (1971). (wikipedia.org)
  • Boomtime: A history of the Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Jakey Hollow Natural Area is a natural area in Jakey Hollow in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Jakey Hollow Natural Area is located in Hemlock Township, Madison Township, and Mount Pleasant Township, in Columbia County, Pennsylvania. (wikipedia.org)
  • The vast majority of the hollow is in Mount Pleasant Township, which is also where the entirety of the natural area is located. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Jakey Hollow Natural Area is located on a small tributary of Little Fishing Creek. (wikipedia.org)
  • A glen is also located in the natural area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Two cornfields lie next to the Jakey Hollow Natural Area and the area in the vicinity of it is being developed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some of the woods surrounding the natural area is privately owned. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additionally, a stone quarry is found near the natural area. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main tree species in the natural area are second-growth eastern hemlock, a small amount of virgin hemlock, and hardwood trees. (wikipedia.org)
  • The white pine population in the natural area consists of dozens of individuals, some of which more than 100 feet (30 m) high. (wikipedia.org)
  • There is also a layer of herbs and shrubs in the Jakey Hollow Natural Area. (wikipedia.org)
  • A number of bird species inhabit the Jakey Hollow Natural Area. (wikipedia.org)
  • A number of invasive species inhabit the Jakey Hollow Natural Area, including garlic mustard. (wikipedia.org)
  • The hardwood trees in the natural area are 200 years old. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 1950s, Ward Crawford and his brother purchased the land that the Jakey Hollow Natural Area is on and protected it. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hunting is permitted in the Jakey Hollow Natural Area. (wikipedia.org)
  • The trail system of the natural area is not formal or well-established. (wikipedia.org)
  • This trail starts at the parking lot for the natural area and climbs down into Jakey Hollow, where it crosses the stream at the bottom of the hollow and climbs up the other side, reaching a field. (wikipedia.org)
  • The paths in the natural area were created by previous visitors. (wikipedia.org)
  • ENVIRONMENT
  • Letter (from Governor Brown and Governor Mead) to the Senate Environment and Public Works and House Natural Resources Committees on the need for continued input from the states before legislation is introduce altering the Endangered Species Act. (nga.org)
  • The mission of the South Dakota conservation partnership is to provide leadership and administer programs to help people conserve, improve, and sustain our natural resources and environment. (volunteermatch.org)
  • Earth Team volunteers work side-by-side with conservation professionals to help people conserve, improve, and sustain our natural resources and environment. (volunteermatch.org)
  • I believe that LANDS really showed me how to look at landscapes and the environment to address certain questions. (uvm.edu)
  • In addition, the Environment Conservation Act defines the environment as "the aggregate of surrounding objects, conditions and influences that influence the life and habits of man or any other organism or collection of organisms. (wikipedia.org)
  • ecological
  • Pastoralism has become a contemporary anthropological and ecological study as it faces many threats including fragmentation of land, conversion of rangeland into urban development, lack of grazing movement, impending threats on global diversity, damage to species with large terrain, decreases in shared public goods, decreased biological movements, threats of a "tragedy of enclosures", limitation of key resources, reduced biomass and invasive plant species growth. (wikipedia.org)
  • Board
  • The Board of Land and Natural Resources approved the TMT project, but the State Supreme Court of Hawaii invalidated the building permits in December 2015, ruling that the board had not followed due process. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • In 1854 a millwright named Harvey Rice Woodard made a claim to the land around the bay that still bears his name, Woodard Bay, which soon became the location of a thriving logging industry that survived, though much diminished in its final years, until 1984. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Iowa Innovation Corporation and its partner, the Iowa Innovation Council, have been working for several years to bridge the resource gap that plagues the state’s emerging technology companies. (issuu.com)
  • Hostile encounters and booby traps along with a variety of other criminal acts have been associated with the illegal cultivation of marijuana on State land, jail time ranges from 5 years to 20 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • Opponents of the creation of Nevada State College feared at the time that its creation would take resources from UNLV. (wikipedia.org)
  • reports
  • Here you will find a collection of articles, books, fact sheets and technical memos, reports and studies related to saving farm and ranch land and supporting agriculture. (farmlandinfo.org)
  • community
  • The LANDS interns provided us with an opportunity to forge a greater relationship with UVM, to provide an educational opportunity, and to have community members see the passion that these students brought to their work. (uvm.edu)
  • local
  • They also face a lack of culturally and linguistically appropriate services and may be unfamiliar with the U.S. health system or local resources. (mofga.org)
  • field
  • It gives an excellently broad look at the field of conservation. (uvm.edu)
  • This experience has certainly enhanced my understanding of conserved lands and the multi-dimensional field that it is. (uvm.edu)
  • people
  • One million people were affected by projects financed by the World Bank alone, and at the heart of the operational policies were free, prior and informed consent, and customary rights to land and resources - of keen importance to indigenous peoples. (un.org)
  • When people started to realize that the resources were not unlimited within the forests, conservation efforts began to start. (wikipedia.org)