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  • The scientists in this study developed a process to help managers identify management priorities. As conditions change over time, the…

    At Your Service: Developing Models to Help Natural Resource Managers Make Better Decisions

  • Much of what humans do depends on the land that we live on. No matter how much humans change the…

    Before & After: A Look at Our Land (Land Use History of Jones County, GA)

  • Much of what humans do depends on the land that we live on. No matter how much humans change the…

    Before & After: A Look at Our Land (Land Use History of Jones County, GA) (Spanish)

  • Test your knowledge on ecosystems, vegetation, and erosion.

    Crossword – Ecosystem Services

  • In this article, scientists explore the different ecosystem services provided by prairie potholes such as soil nutrients, absorbing carbon, and…

    Fill Those Potholes! Identifying Ecosystem Services of Small Wetlands on the American Prairie

  • In the past, scientists had estimated how much rainfall is intercepted by trees growing in rural areas. The scientists in this study…

    Good to the Last Drip: How Trees Help to Reduce Pollution

  • Until the early 1950s, people mined copper, gold, and silver in the Beartooth Mountains in Montana. During mining operations, the…

    Let Nature Take Its Course: Helping the Environment Take Care of Itself

  • Until the early 1950s, people mined copper, gold, and silver in the Beartooth Mountains in Montana. During mining operations, the…

    Let Nature Take Its Course: Helping the Environment Take Care of Itself (Spanish)

  • When people go hiking or camping in back country or wilderness areas, they almost always impact the natural environment in…

    Quit Yer Horsin’ Around! The Effects of Trampling on Vegetation in Montana

  • When people go hiking or camping in back country or wilderness areas, they almost always impact the natural environment in…

    Quit Yer Horsin’ Around! The Effects of Trampling on Vegetation in Montana (Spanish)

  • Chemicals from auto emissions, industrial processes, and urban development are found in most urban areas. Two of the chemicals found…

    Sediment-al Journey: Measuring Metal Concentrations in Soil Beside Urban Waterways

  • Soil erosion and sedimentation reduce the diversity of the natural environment. When soil is eroded and sedimentation occurs, important nutrients…

    Should Ditches be Graded? Testing Unpaved Roads with a Computer Program