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Ecosystem & Wildlife Implications of Brush Management - US Army Corps o

The State of Texas adopted a program to study and implement brush management systems across the state to improve the water availability in streams, rivers, reservoirs and aquifers, as well as to improve the rangelands. This study focused on assessing the aquatic and terrestrial species implications related to specified brush management strategies over time. This involved an integrated analysis including modeling of the landscape, assessing biological diversity and developing economic implications for the two watersheds (Twin Buttes and Edwards regions). Thus, this study is comprised of three parts: modeling of brush management strategies temporally, assessing biological diversity (aquatic and terrestrial) and estimating economic implications.

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TR-201 Ecosystem and Wildlife Implications of Brush Management (PDF; 7 MB)

Systems Designed to Improve Water Runoff and Percolation