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    Pesticide Management - Prince Edward Island

    Information on the use, handling, and regulations regarding pesticides. plus...

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    Coyote Management in Prince Edward Island

    Recommendations as to how the coyote population on Prince Edward Island should be managed. plus...

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    Best Management Practices: Agricultural Waste Management

    A comprehensive guide providing information on manure management and livestock pasturing as they relate to water quality on the farm. Specific information is available on feedlot management, land plus...

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    Guides techniques: Aménagement des boisés et terres privés pour la faune

    Ce guide s'adresse aux propriétaires de boisés ou à tout autre intervenant qui doit installer une traverse de cours d'eau en forêt privée. plus...

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    Best Management Practices - Soil Conservation

    Soil is the basis of agriculture and food production. In New Brunswick, preserving our soils is seen as the biggest challenge in ensuring sustainable agriculture for years to come. Due to the plus...

  • Action et engagement... pour une agriculture durable

    En agriculture, la pollution prend deux formes: la pollution ponctuelle et la pollution diffuse. La pollution ponctuelle se caractrise par des rejets directs bien localiss. La pollution diffuse plus...

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    Prince Edward Island - Farm Best Management Practices

    Practical guidelines drawn from research and on-farm experience. The guidelines reflect relevant regulatory requirements and approved guidelines. plus...

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    Monitoring Surface Water Quality: A Guide for Citizens, Students and Communities in Atlantic Canada

    A water quality monitoring guide with information from relevant Canadian and American sources on community based projects. Includes information on water sampling and biological monitoring along with plus...

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    Nova Scotia Environmental Farm Plan

    A voluntary program that identifies and assesses environmental risks on farms with the help of an Environmental Farm Plan coordinator. The process starts with an initial farm visit and an on farm plus...

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    Living with Wildlife

    A series of factsheets on managing wildlife that can cause damage/injury to crops and livestock. Factsheets are available for bears, bats, beavers, coyotes, deer, fish-eating birds, raccoons, skunks plus...

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    Significant Wildlife Habitat and Species Database

    The Department of Natural Resources is interested in any observations of plants, animals or habitats that are rare in number or vulnerable to disturvance (e.g. bat hibernation sites, hawk nests, deer plus...

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    Building for Wildlife: Living with Bats

    An article with details on construction, placement, and maintenance of bat houses along with information on their habitat requirements. plus...

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    Building for Wildlife: Nest Boxes

    A factsheet with information on constructing nest boxes. Includes information on construction details, location, protection and maintenance of the nest box. plus...

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    Nova Scotia Manure Management Guidlines

    A handbook outlining procedures to write a farm nutrient management plan. Includes a list of information to collect, calculations, sample forms and a sample nutrient management plan for a ficticious plus...

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    Irrigation System Types and Typical Applications

    A factsheet with information on irrigation systems in the Maritimes, including components, operations, advantages/disadvantages, crop use and costs. Pumps, irrigation scheduling and water supplies plus...

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    Main Outlet Drainage

    A factsheet discussing consturction and repairs to main outlet drainage for dykelands, which is handled and cost shared by Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and Agriculture and plus...

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    Dykeland Ditching

    A factsheet on advantages and disadvantages of methods of dykeland ditching to control surface drainage. plus...

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    Forage Establishment - Getting it to Grow

    A factsheet on perennial forages, key agents of soil conservation and improvement and well suited to marginal lands, slopes, waterways and erosion prone soils. Includes information on choosing plus...

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    Managing Saskatchewan Rangeland

    A rangeland resource management guidebook for Saskatchewan farmers with information on watering and grazing systems, livestock fencing, water requirements, water quality, and pasture watering plus...

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    Golden Rules of Forage Establishment

    A list of recommendations for the best management practices for establishing forages in Saskatchewan. plus...

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    Farm Structures and Handling Systems

    A service that provides detailed plans for download from a Canada wide network of agricultural engineers and livestock specialists concerned with planning, design and construction of modern farm plus...

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    Holding Pond Site Selection and Design

    A factsheet for livestock operators that want to contain contaminated runoff from feedlot facilities, silage, or manure piles to prevent surface water pollution. Includes information on soils plus...

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    Recommendations for the Collection and Use of Native Plants

    A resource with information on seed collection, species selection, local genotypes, weed free sources, and nursery propagation. plus...

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    Managing Your Native Prairie Parcels

    A guide for landowner with native prairie remnants. Includes information on value as habitat, assessment, setting goals, habitat improvement, and developing a management plan. Several success stories plus...

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    Managing Prairie Wetlands

    A factsheet with information on the link between native prairie parcels and wetlands, and tips for wetland management. plus...

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    Managing Manure as a Fertilizer

    A guide to using manure as a fertilizer with information on determining form and amount of each nutrient in the manure, matching application rate with crop demand, and application methods that plus...

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    Composting Solid Manure

    A facsheet on the process of composting solid manure including information on challenges, methods, site selection, regulations, quality and marketing. plus...

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    Irrigation in Saskatchewan

    A primer on irrigation in Saskatchewan with a number of links to relevant factsheets. plus...

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    Build a Nest Box

    Plans for a duck nest box. plus...

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    Hinterland Who's Who Factsheet: Pesticides and Wild Birds

    A factsheet on pesticides and their effects on wildlife with information on types and forms of pesticides, toxicity to birds, contamination of food sources, habitat loss, and best management plus...

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    Hinterland Who's Who Factsheet: Nestboxes for Birds

    A guide for building nest boxes for waterfowl and other birds with simple designs, descriptions of the needs of different species and opportunities for monitoring and reporting. plus...

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    Controlling Runoff from Confined Livestock Areas

    A factsheet with information on confined livestock areas, the potential for contamination of surface and ground water sources by runoff, and methods to prevent and dispose of runoff. plus...

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    Calculating Manure Application Rates

    A factsheet with instruction on nutrient application rate calculations for optimum agricultural and environmental benefit using soil testing and manure analysis. plus...

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    Farm Practices Guidelines for Pig Producers in Manitoba

    A comprehensive document with information on manure storage and handling - equipment, site selection, storage capacity, options for storage facilities, land application of manure and site selection. plus...

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    Land Application of Manure

    A factsheet describing the components of manure, its use as a fertilizer, potential for soil and water contamination, concerns over winter application, and nutrient management planning. plus...

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    Livestock Manure Storage

    A factsheet with information on manure storage, including environmental concerns, methods of storage, requirements by regulation and inspection. plus...

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    Manitoba Riparian Health Council

    A riparian health organization that promotes the coordination of programs and activities that support the sustainable use of riparian and associated lands in the agricultural landscape of Manitoba. plus...

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    Manitoba Dragonfly Survey

    A volunteer based program survey dragonfly species and populations in Manitoba. A manual is available with instructions for capturing and identification of dragonflies in the summer. plus...

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    Pasture Pumping Systems

    A factsheet on alternative livestock watering options including animal operated nose pumps, solar pumping systems, windmills, gas-powered water systems, sling pumps. Includes information on costs, plus...

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    Farm Practices - Pesticide

    A website with information on Integrated Pest Management, selection of pesticides, potential for contamination and legislation. plus...

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    Conservation Tillage Seeding Equipment

    A factsheet providing a general introduction to types of tillage and seeding equipment for conservation farming with a discussion of relative merits and shortcomings in small grain and oilseed plus...

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    Watershed Stewardship: A Guide for Agriculture

    A comprehensive farm stewardship resource with information on watershed features and functions, livestock management, water management, soil conservation and management, pest management, irrigation, plus...

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    Naturescape

    The Naturescape program provides information and instructions for designing wildlife habitat enhancement, preservation and restoration projects in British Columbia's rural and urban landscapes. plus...

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    Estimating Crop Residue for Soil Erosion Control

    A factsheet describing the value of crop residue/stubble in providing protection from wind and runoff erosion. Includes methods to estimate crop residue cover. plus...

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    The Streamkeepers Handbook and Modules

    The Streamkeepers Handbook and Modules is designed as an easy to use resource for getting actively involved in your local stream and, is part of the Stewardship Series. It will help you discover and plus...

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    Site Selection for Composting

    A factsheet with information on site selection to prevent water contamination, the code of agricultural practice for waste management, and site design with an example layout. plus...

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    Manure Storage Structures

    A factsheet explaining essential features of manure storage facilities (size, location, safety) and elements of the farm building code that apply. plus...

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    Improved Livestock Access to Water Using Geogrids

    A factsheet on the use of geogrids in conjunction with gravel to stabilize soft or muddy ground to allow direct access of livestock to dugout ponds or creeks under muddy conditions. plus...

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    Wildlife Damage Management

    A series of factsheets describing methods of controlling problem wildlife including habitat modification and management, noise, fencing, netting, repellents, deterrents and scare tactics and plus...

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    Improving Fish Habitat

    A factsheet on enhancing/restoring aquatic habitats to improve local fisheries. Includes information on creating or enhancing spawning beds, stabilizing banks and controlling shoreline erosion, plus...

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    Building a Pond

    A Landowner Resource Centre factsheet with information on construction and maintenance of artificial ponds. Includes information on planning the site, water sources, design considerations for fish plus...

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    Low Flow, Mid Level Stream and Ditch Crossings with Culverts

    A factsheet with information on structures to facilitate livestock crossing at ditches/streams with design considerations, construction procedures, regulations for approvals and sources of plus...

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    Control of Soil Erosion

    A factsheet with information on controlling soil erosion to sustain and improve crop yields while protecting the environment through crop and residue cover, crop rotations, tillage practices, plus...

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    Water and Sediment Control Basins

    A factsheet with information on erosion control structures to prevent bank/gully erosion through slowing the concentration of water flows. Design considerations, location, construction, plus...

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    Seeding of Erosion Control Projects

    A factsheet with instruction on types of projects which require vegetation, which grasses/vegetation types to use, fertilizing and maintenance of seeded areas. plus...

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    Grassed Waterways

    A factsheet with information on constructing grassed waterways with considerations for design, waterway shape, grade and outlets, drainage, construction, seeding and fertilizing, and maintenance. plus...

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    Ontario Agriculture Best Management Practice Series

    The Best Management Practices Series is... An award-winning series of innovative publications: presenting affordable options for protecting soil and water resources on the farm; supporting plus...

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    Cover Crops

    A factsheet on the function and use of cover crops including non-legume broad leaves, grasses, and legumes, with links to cover crop seed suppliers. plus...

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    Fencing of watercourses to control erosion

    A factsheet with information on managing livestock access to watercourses including information on sensitive areas requiring management, buffer strips, types of fences. and factors to consider plus...

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    Probing Problem Wildlife

    An website with information on tools for limiting wildlife damage to crops and livestock and articles on species of concern. plus...

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    Cattle Wintering Sites: Managing for Good Stewardship

    A document with tools for managing cattle wintering sites, including information on runoff risks, water supplies, cattle density and feeding area management. Four case studies are included in the plus...

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    Remote Pasture Water Systems for Livestock

    A factsheet with information on alternative watering systems including access ramps, water storage, water hauling, animal operated pasture pumps, pipelines, gas, solar and wind powered pump systems plus...

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    Livestock Watering Systems

    A livestock water system is one important tool available to livestock producers to help them manage their resources to maximize production and protect the environment. A livestock water system can plus...

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    Alternatives to Direct Access Livestock Watering

    A factsheet that discusses management alternatives to direct access watering, from pasture management practices, to remote watering systems. plus...

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    Riparian Area Management

    A factsheet explaining the value of healthy riparian areas, and methods to manage livestock use of the riparian zone while maintaining the integrity of water, soils and vegetation. plus...

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    Protecting Your Shorelands for Better Farming and Ranching

    A code of practices for the management of shorelands which pays off in a range of benefits for livestock from cleaner water to better forages, and fish and wildlife habitat. plus...

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    Caring for the Green Zone: Riparian Areas and Grazing Management

    A comprehensive booklet, from the Cows and Fish program, on riparian areas and grazing management with basic information on riparian areas and their importance. Grazing management issues are plus...

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    Buffers Protect the Environment

    This Extension Note describes several kinds of buffers and identifies sources to help you develop buffers on your property. The Note features sections on: Why plant buffers plus...

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    The Dos and Don'ts of Wetland Construction

    Garbisch, Edgar. W. 2003. The Dos and Don'ts of Wetland Construction: Creation, Restoration and Enhancement. Environmental Concern Inc. St. Michaels, Maryland. Based on 30 years of experience, plus...

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    The Wise Use of Peatlands

    Produced by the International Mire Conservation Group (MCG) and the International Peat Society (IPS), the manual contains background, principles and detailed guidelines including a framework for plus...

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    Constructed Wetlands in the Sustainable Landscape

    Campbell, C. and M. Ogden. 1999. Constructed Wetlands in the Sustainable Landscape. John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd. Toronto, ON. 24 pp. Constructed wetlands are gaining worldwide acceptance as plus...

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    On the Living Edge: Your Handbook for Waterfront Living

    Written by and for waterfront residents, this user-friendly handbook provides the practical information you need to enjoy and protect your natural surroundings and investments. Includes plus...

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    The Dock Primer - A Cottager's Guide

    The Dock Primer: A Cottager's Guide to Waterfront-Friendly Docks is a publication that points both the confirmed do-it-yourselfer and the equally confirmed purchase-it-yourselfer in the direction of plus...

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    FrogWatch

    Monitoring frog and toad populations is one way to check the health of wetland areas. This site describes how to track changes in frog and toad populations by listen for their calls during mating plus...

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    Farm Fencing Systems

    This Factsheet discusses the various fencing systems available, their application and approximate costs. plus...

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    Alternative Livestock Watering Systems

    A factsheet with information on pump systems that obtain their power on site from livestock, flowing water, wind and sun. Pump and supplier information is also provided. plus...

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    Dock Design with the Environment in Mind

    This interactive CD-ROM allows the viewer to 'build' a dock while minimizing impacts to eelgrass habitat. Emphasizing the ecological importance of healthy eelgrass meadows, the CD demonstrates how a plus...

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    Guidelines for Controlling Beavers and Preventing Roadway Damage

    This journal article presents a beaver management approach that attempts to balance two points of view: those who enjoy beavers and those who consider them destructive pests. This article plus...

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    Clemson Beaver Pond Leveler

    The Clemson Beaver Pond Leveler was developed to meet two goals. The need to suppress the problem of flooding agricultural and timberlands was paramount. The second goal was to maintain or improve plus...

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    Streambank Stewardship Fact Sheets

    The Streambank Stewardship series provides information about issues of importance to rural Saskatchewan landowners. Each fact sheet explains the issue, suggests solutions, and identifies the agencies plus...

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    Managing Canada Geese in Urban Environments

    Geese are extremely adaptable and may use the food and protection provided by humans in urban landscapes for nesting, raising young, molting, feeding, and resting. This has led to increasing numbers plus...

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    Caring for Shoreline Properties

    This booklet guides landowners to make sound choices that will benefit both you and the lake you enjoy. It describes management practices that can be adopted on lakeshore properties to help plus...

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    Managing Saskatchewan Wetlands: A Landowner's Guide

    This Guide defines wetlands, describes Saskatchewan wetland resources, and provides a three-step plan for developing a wetland management plan for a farm. It also profiles local ranchers and farmers plus...

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    Guidelines for the Use of Explosives In or Near Canadian Fisheries Waters

    The detonation of explosives in or adjacent to fish habitat has been demonstrated to cause disturbance, injury and/or death to fish and marine mammals, and/or the harmful alteration, disruption or plus...

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    Control of Purple Loosestrife in Alberta

    This brief overview of purple loosestrife in Alberta: describes and illustrates purple loosestrife discusses why it is a problem, how it spreads and its environmental impact plus...

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    Migratory Birds Environmental Assessment Guideline

    This guideline for conducting environmental impact statements involving migratory birds: provides policy and legislative background identifies information plus...

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    Managing Nuisance Beavers Along Roadsides

    Beavers cause serious damage to roads across North America, primarily by plugging highway culverts. This booklet provides advice on managing beavers. It: targets highway plus...

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    The Beaver Handbook

    This practical handbook presents methods and ideas for dealing with beaver problems and is designed to improve decision-making and increase cost savings. It: surveys people with hands-on plus...

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    Riparian Management Area Guidebook

    This guidebook helps managers, planners, and field staff comply with the Forest Practices Code of British Columbia Act and to set and achieve the management objectives for riparian management areas plus...

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    Invasive Species in the Great Lakes Region

    This web site is part of (GLIN) The Great Lakes Information Network Web Site http://www.great-lakes.net. It provides information and management recommendations about the following plus...

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    Guidebook for Creating Wetland Interpretation Sites

    Kusler, Jon A. No date. A Guidebook for Creating Wetland Interpretation Sites. Association of State Wetland Managers. Berne, New York. 134 p. A single source of information for local governments, plus...

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    Streambank Stewardship - Your Guide to Caring for Riparian Areas in Saskatchewan

    This Guide discusses the importance of riparian areas and provides information on the effects of agriculture and urban development. A four-step process helps landowners develop a riparian area plus...

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    Options for Controlling Beavers on Private Land

    This booklet informs Ontario landowners of their options for living with or controlling beaver activity: discusses the ecological aspects of beavers and their ponds describes plus...

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    Constructed Stormwater Wetlands

    This is a practical, reference guide to designing stormwater wetlands (constructed wetlands designed to improve stormwater quality) in the mid-Atlantic region: discusses four plus...

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    Constructed Wetlands and Wastewater Management for Confined Animal Operations

    This booklet is a practical reference for farmers interested in using constructed wetlands as a technology to manage wastewater from confined animal feeding operations. It describes: plus...

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    Wetlands and Aquatic Ecosystem

    Wetlands, watersheds, and coastlines are vital parts of the natural ecosystem and require careful planning to avoid, minimize, and mitigate damage to them as a result of transportation projects. FHWA plus...

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    Planting the Seed - A Guide to Establishing Aquatic Plants

    This is a non-technical, how-to booklet for establishing aquatic plants in marsh habitats. The guide describes: how to identify appropriate species for planting plus...

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    Purple Loosestrife: What You Should Know, What You Can Do

    This practical, easy-to-understand brochure and web site describe how to identify purple loosestrife, complete with sketches. They provide: helpful hints on how to control plus...

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    Preserving and Restoring Natural Shorelines: Extension Notes

    This fact sheet provides information on the importance of shoreline vegetation and where you can get help to restore your shoreline and other shorelines in your community. plus...

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    Restoring Shorelines with Willows: Extension Notes

    A straightforward, easy-to-read fact sheet that generally explains: the benefits of planting willows and where to get them how to plant and maintain shoreline willow plus...