Predicting Prehistoric Taro (Colocasia esculenta var. antiquorum) Lo'i Distribution in Hawaii
- CREP: 10 years of rebuilding Iowa wetlands. ASBERRY, SARAH // Wallaces Farmer;Aug2011, Vol. 136 Issue 8, p82
The article offers information on the Iowa Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP), which celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2011. It notes that CREP is a joint effort of the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm...
- The Prairie-Wetland Vegetation Continuum in the Chicago Region of Northeastern Illinois. Bowles, Marlin; Jones, Michael // Ecological Restoration;Mar2007, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p29
We conducted a floristic ordination and gradient analysis of plant communities extending from prairie through graminoid-dominated wetlands in the Chicago region of northeastern Illinois. Data represented about 450 species from 103 stands sampled across a gradient of six soil moisture classes...
- Bay State Is Gaining Ground -- Literally. CLARKE, JACK // BusinessWest;7/28/2014, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p12
The author discusses the requirement for land conservation in Massachusetts as of July 2014. The topics discussed include protection of natural areas from human induced climate change, maintenance of waterlands, rivers and watersheds, and the nonprofit Massachusetts Audubon Society's "Loosing...
- FSA promotes farmable wetland CRP. Mohr, Paula // Farmer;Dec2011, Vol. 129 Issue 12, p82
The article offers information on the implementation of CP39 by the Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Minnesota as a Conservative Reserve Program (CRP) practice in 2009 to promote farmable wetland in the state.
- No longer stuck in the mud. ARENS, CURT // Farmer;Dec2010, Vol. 128 Issue 12, p64
The article offers farming techniques and strategies to effectively manage wetland farms.
- Good reasons to install wetlands. COMITO, JACQUELINE // Wallaces Farmer;Oct2013, Vol. 138 Issue 10, p41
The article offers information on the economic benefits of installing wetlantds in Iowa which include more habitat for wildlife, improved water quality, and erosion control.
- Conservation policy: Compliance provisions for soil and wetland conservation. Claassen, Roger // Oregon Wheat;Apr2012, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p6
The article focuses on the conservation policy on the wetland and soil conservation provisions in the U.S. The article mentions the policies for farmers such as the implementation of soil conservation systems approved by the U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the conversion of...
- the wild wet. McGrath, Susan // National Geographic;Aug2005, Vol. 208 Issue 2, p46
Describes the resilient mix of wildlife and cattle ranchers which share the Brazilian realm called the Pantanal. Features of the Pantanal wetland; How ranchers are increasingly taking in ecotourists to supplement their income from cattle; History of the area where, since the late 19th century,...
- Following the Wisdom of Ancestors. Davis, K. Mahealani // Environment Hawai'i;Nov2001, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p7
Proposes responsible farming of kalo in Hawaii. Overview of the guidelines being proposed for kalo farming; Aim of the guidelines; Responsibilities of a kalo farmer.