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Biology

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Biology

Biology

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Assessing Wetland Functional Condition Change in Agricultural Landscapes

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 7, Long - Billed Curlew (Order: Numenius americanus) (PDF, 1.33 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 5, Bats (Order: Chiroptera) (PDF, 934 KB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 8, Grassland Birds (PDF, 3.4 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 9, Northern Bobwhite (Order: Colinus virginianus) (PDF, 3.2 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 10, Ring-Necked Pheasant (Order: Phasianus colchicus) (PDF, 2.38 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 11, American Elk (Order: Cervus elaphus) (PDF, 1.7 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 12, Wild Turkey (Order:  Meleagris gallopavo) (PDF, 1.73 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 13, Rainbow Trout (Order: Oncorhynchus mykiss) (PDF, 1.48 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 14, Ruby-Throated Hummingbird (Order: Archilochus colubris) (PDF, 2.3 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 15, Butterflies (Order: Lepidoptera) (PDF, 2.25 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 17, Shorebirds (PDF, 2 MB)

 

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THE BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA - LIFE HISTORIES FOR THE 21st CENTURY -The WHMI (now AWCC) distributed a copy of the 18-volume series, “The Birds of North America – Life Histories for the 21stCentury,” to each State Conservationist and to the Director of the Caribbean Area (the material is not applicable to the Pacific Basin Area).

 

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Wetland Restoration, Enhancement and Management

 

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Fish Assemblages (PDF, 1.62 MB)

 

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Identification of Plant Species’ Trinomials with Varying Wetland Indicator Status Designations: NORTHEAST REGION

 

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Use of Constructed Wetlands in Agricultural Environments as Breeding Habitat for Frogs

 

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Pesticide Reduction in Constructed Wetlands for Agricultural Non-point Source Runoff Treatment

 

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Application of a Soil Perturbation Index to Evaluate Created and Restored Wetlands

 

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Evaluation of the Baumer and Rice (MUUF) Procedures Used by NRCS for Estimation of Soil Hydraulic Parameters Used in the Scope and Effect Equations and the Program DRAINMOD

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 18, Managing Forests for Fish and Wildlife (PDF, 8.5 MB)

 

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Replaced by Technical Note 81 (Revised 7/08)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 21, Wetland Mammals (PDF, 3.52 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 22, Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (PDF, 1.47 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 23, Black-Tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) (PDF, 674 KB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 24, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Wildlife (PDF, 2.07 MB)

 

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Forest Land Compatible Uses for Wildlife (PDF, 291 KB)

 

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Traditional Ecological Knowledge: An Important Facet of Natural Resources Conservation

 

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Henry’s Fork Agricultural Corridor Wildlife Habitat Conservation Case Study (CD Available)  Web page

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet No. 26, Sage-grouse(Centrocercus spp.) (PDF, 717 KB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet, Light Disking to Enhance Early Successional Wildlife Habitat in Grasslands and Old Fields (PDF, 2.5 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet, Bird Use of Longleaf Pine Restoration (PDF, 1 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet, Bird Use of Reforestation Sites: Influence of Location and Vertical Structure (PDF, 803 KB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet No. 16, Wading Birds (PDF, 727 KB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet No. 33, Swift Fox (Vulpes velox) (PDF, 1 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet No. 27, Greater prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus cupido) (PDF, 1.5 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet No. 34, Native Pollinators (PDF, 2.4 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet No. 25, Native Warm-Season Grasses and Wildlife (PDF, 2.8 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet No. 29, Farm Pond Ecosystems (PDF, 2.3 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet No. 31, Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) (PDF, 851 KB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet No. 36, Bull Trout (Salvelinus confluentus) (PDF, 1 MB)

 

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Factors Affecting Butterfly Use of Filter Strips in Southwest Minnesota (PDF, 1.6 MB)

 

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Effects of Switchgrass Harvest as Biomass Fuel on Grassland-Nesting Birds (PDF, 845 KB)

 

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Importance of Williamette Valley Farmlands to Wintering Shorebirds (PDF, 861 KB)

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet No. 28, Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus) (PDF, 2.4 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet No. 32, Cropped Wetlands and Wildlife (PDF, 1.8 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet No. 30, Warmwater Streams (PDF, 3.5 MB)

 

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Publication Distribution, Farming for Pollinators Brochure

 

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Effects of Herbaceous Field Borders on Farmland Birds in the Mississippi Alluvia Valley

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet No. 37, Importance of Disturbance in Habitat Management (PDF, 7.5 MB)

 

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Creating Early Successional Wildlife Habitat Though Federal Farm Program:  An Objective-Driven Approach with Case Studies

 

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Migratory Bird Responses to Grazing

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet No. 44, Bog Turtle (Clemmys muhlenbergii) (PDF 2.47 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet No. 39, Invasive Species (PDF, 2.68 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 38, Ecologically Isolated Wetlands (PDF, 627 KB)

 

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Aquatic Condition Response to Buffer Establishment on Northern Virginia Streams (PDF, 36.9 MB)

 

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Native Warm-season Grasses and Legume Buffers for Wildlife Habitat Enhancement in Agricultural Landscapes (PDF, 1.34 MB)

 

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Grassland Bird and Snake Use of Iowa Grassed Waterways is Influenced by Site and Landscape Characteristics (PDF, 1.4 MB)

 

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Breeding Bird Use of Minnesota Filter Strips in Relation to Width, Planting Mixture, and Surrounding Land Use (PDF, 3 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 42, Scrub-shrub Birds (PDF, 400 KB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 40, Sharp-tailed Grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus) (PDF, 507 KB)

 

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Grassland Bird Use of Iowa Filter Strips in Relation to Width, Planting Mixture, and Presence of Woody Plants (PDF, 222 KB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 2, Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) (PDF, 338 KB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 46, Freshwater Mussels (PDF, 413 KB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 41, Early Successional Habitat (PDF, 494 KB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 35, Amphibians and Reptiles (PDF, 270 KB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 47, Temporarily Flooded Wetlands (PDF, 266 KB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 48, Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus clarki) (PDF, 279 KB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet  No. 45, Riparian Systems (PDF, 537 KB)

 

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Noxious, Invasive, Alien, and other problem Plant Species that threaten the Success of Wetland Restoration and Enhancement

 

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Identification OF Plant Species’ Trinomials with Varying Wetland Indicator Status Designations: Northeast Region

 

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Eastern Gamagrass (Tripsacum dactyloides):  A Plant for Forage, Conservation, and Bioenergy

 

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Effects of Exurban Development on Wildlife and Plant Communities (PDF, 205 KB)

 

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Hydrogeomorphic Wetland Classification System: An Overview and Modification to Better Meet the Needs of the Natural Resources Conservation Service

 

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Wetland Functional Assessments: Rapid Tools Used to Meet The Mandates of the 1985 Food Security Act and NRCS Wetland Protection Policy

 

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Using Farm Bill Programs for Pollinator Conservation

 

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Wildlife Insight, Working with Sage-Grouse Local Working Groups—A Practical Guide for NRCS Staff (PDF, 280 KB)

 

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Interim Technical Report – Fish and Wildlife Technology Findings from projects of the NRCS Agricultural Wildlife Conservation Center January 2009 (PDF, 1.76 MB); Fish and Wildlife Technology Findings—One-Page Summaries (PDF, 1.38 MB); and The Northern Bobwhite Project (PDF, 702 KB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Leaflet No. 20, Artificial Nesting Structures, Revised 7/08 (PDF, 5.96 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Insight, Improved Grazing Management Increases Terrestrial Invertebrate Inputs that Feed Trout in Wyoming Rangeland Streams (PDF, 2.82 MB)

 

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Wildlife Insight, Effects of Modified Livestock Water Troughs on Bat Use (PDF, 237 KB)

 

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Managing Working Lands for Northern Bobwhite Quail-The USDA NRCS Bobwhite Restoration Project (PDF, 12.5 MB)

 

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Fish and Wildlife Insight, An Evaluation of Amphibians and Fish Associated with Wetland Microtopography Projects within the White River Watershed (PDF, 309 KB)

 

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Wildlife Insight, Grassland Bird Population Responses to Upland Habitat Buffer Establishment (PDF, 800 KB)

 

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Wildlife Insight, Establishment of Native Warm-season Grasses within the Southern Piedmont:  Responses of Early Successional Birds (PDF, 408 KB)

 

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Wildlife Insight, Management Considerations for Grassland Birds in Northeastern Haylands and Pasturelands (PDF, 1.6 MB)

 

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Wildlife Insight, American Woodcock - Habitat Best Management Practices for the Northeast (PDF, 5.46 MB)

 

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Wildlife Insight, Bird Community Response to Herbaceous Buffers in Maryland (PDF, 1.49 MB)

 

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Fish Insight - Dugouts and Stream Fishes, Especially the Endangered Topeka Shiner (PDF, 676 KB)

 

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Wildlife Insight - Effect of Vegetation Management on Bird Habitat in Riparian Buffer Zones  (PDF, 1.33 MB)