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Author: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture : [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.], 1983.
Series: Yearbook of agriculture, 1983.
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Using our natural resources.
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture : [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S.G.P.O.], 1983
(OCoLC)846090934
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: United States. Department of Agriculture.
OCLC Number: 10269396
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxix, 572 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
Contents: I. Introduction --
A Sixth Grader Spells Out Our 'Dependetses' on the Land / Merrill L. Petoskey --
II. Physical, Biological, and Social Components --
Soil Sustains Life If We Treat It Right / Richard W. Arnold --
New Efficiencies in Water Use Vital for Nation / Marvin E. Jensen / John D. Bredehoeft --
Climate: A Key Natural Resource Often Overlooked in Agriculture / James E. Newman / Robert F. Dale --
Tundra to Tropics: Living Tapestry of Our Plant Communities / John M. Safley, Jr. / Donald T. Pendleton --
The Animal Kingdom and the Way We Look at It / W.B. Clapham, Jr. --
People Change the Landscape, Pose Problems, Seek Solutions / Thomas E. Hamilton / James N. Benson --
III. Managing Natural Resource Systems --
A Billion Acres of Rangeland: Our Nation's Multiple Use Lands / Thadis W. Box --
The XXX Ranch: Managing Range for Ecology and Economy / John Merrill --
Texas Cattlemen and Shrubland Know-How / Bill E. Dahl / Henry A. Wright / Fred S. Guthery --
Livestock Predators and the Balance of Nature / Walter E. Howard --
Eagles Saved From Electrocution / Allan R. Ansell --
Comeback of Grasses and Forbs / Warren C. Whitman / Harold Goetz. Forest Lands of the Continental United States / Fred C. Hall --
Building a Family Along With a Family Forest / Leonard A. Kilian, Jr. --
Super Trees for the South's Pine Forests / Steve McDonald / Clark Lantz / Pieter Hoekstra --
Grizzlies, Elk, Eagles: Wildlife Diversity and the National Forests / Hal Salwasser --
Return of a Native: The Wild Turkey Flourishes Again / James E. Miller / Herman L. Holbrook --
Endangered Bird of Fire: the Kirtland's Warbler / Robert E. Radtke / John Byelich / George Irvine --
The Spectrum of Forest Settings for Recreation / Charles McConnell / Warren R. Bacon --
Blending Scenic and Other Values in Our Forests / Robert F. Scheele / Robert W. Ross, Jr. --
The Multi-Faceted Control of Pests That Damage Our Forests / William M. Ciesla --
Road to Recovery After Eruption of Mt. St. Helens / Joseph E. Means / Jack K. Winjum --
Instant Forestry: Getting More Wood From Fewer Trees / William E. Penoyar --
Edge in Fuel Costs Leads to Greater Wood Burning / Mark Bailey / Ken Skog --
Wetlands: a Vanishing Resource / Leigh H. Fredrickson --
Bottom Land Hardwoods: for Wildlife and Timber / Edward R. Smith / Ramon L. Callahan --
Prairie Wetlands: Home for Over 100 Wildlife Species / Erling B. (Punch) Podoll --
Louisiana Story: The Gulf Coast Wetlands / Billy R. Craft --
Chesapeake Bay's Coastal Wetlands, Biological Treasure / Elder A. Ghigiarelli, Jr. / William S. Sipple --
Ever-Changing Network of Our Streams, Rivers and Lakes / L. Dean Marriage / Ronald F. Batchelor --
Colorado River: Life Stream of the West / Jan van Schilfgaarde --
The Catfish Story: Farmers, State Services Create New Industry / Thomas L. Wellborn, Jr. --
Seagoing Migrants: Our Northwestern Salmon and Trout / William R. Meehan --
Upper Great Lakes Sportfishery Establishment Has Spectacular Impact / Howard Tanner / Mercer Patriarche / William Mullendore --
Water, Water, Everywhere for Americans at Play / David W. Lime --
The Risk Factor From Acid Rain: All the Answers Are Still Not In / William McFee / Ellis Cowling / James Gibson --
East and West, Animal Waste Cleanup Pays / E. Alan Cassell / John Van Calcar --
Harnessing Water for Electricity: One More Time / Charles M. Payne --
Wilderness, Natural Areas and Other Wild Lands / Laurence R. Jahn --
Outdoor Recreation on Public Lands: Opportunities for Everyone / Roy W. Feuchter / George H. Moeller --
Keeping the Wild in Wilderness Recreation / Robert C. Lucas --
Surface Mining Areas Can Be Restored, or Left to Ugliness / E. Wayne Chapman --
How Farmers Affect Natural Resources / Sandra S. Batie --
Family Farming: Corn, Cattle, and Conversation / Mary M. Cressel --
Specter of Another Dust Bowl Seems Laid to Rest / J.D. Schwien / W.O. Willis / A.R. Grable --
A Good Life for Wildlife on the Farm / Edward C. Soutiere --
Irrigating Better With Less Water: Small Watershed Success Story / Douglas A. Bishop --
Our Underground Water Supplies: The Sometimes Dry Facts / Herman Bouwer / Dale F. Heermann / Bobby A. Stewart --
Ground-Water Conservation on the Texas High Plains / A. Wayne Wyatt / Patricia Bruno --
Ecological Managing of Crop Pests Pays Off / Katherine Reichelderfer / Waldemar Klassen --
No Artichokes! Would Life Be Bearable Without Specialty Crops? / Darwyn H. Briggs / Henry C. Wyman --
Urban Area Greenbelts and Parks / Gary A. Moll --
Managing Soils for Your Garden and Homesite / Duane A. Bosworth --
Urban Forests, Where Trees and People Go Together / J.F. Dwyer / F.J. Deneke / G.W. Grey / G.H. Moeller --
LESA Shows Which Lands Should Stay in Farms / Lloyd E. Wright --
IV. Human Dimensions in Resource Management --
How People Interact With Resources / Marion Clawson / Emery N. Castle --
Ventriloquist, Many Others Do Volunteer Forest Work / Jean P. Ground --
Population Gains Put Pressure on Natural Resources / Anne H. Ehrlich --
Accountability Revamps Plans for Managing Our Resources / Lawrence W. Libby.
Series Title: Yearbook of agriculture, 1983.

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