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Responses and resilience of tallgrass prairie streams to patch-burn grazing.

Published online: 01 Dec 2020

Authors: Fulgoni, J. N. & Whiles, M. R. & Dodds, W. K. & Larson, D. M. & Jackson, K. E. & Grudzinski, B. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Patch-burn grazing (PBG) can promote terrestrial heterogeneity and biodiversity, but can temporarily increase stream nutrients and ecosystem metabolis...

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Watershed condition framework: 2011-2017.

Published online: 10 Jul 2019

Published by: USA, United States Department of Agriculture

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper provides the accomplishments of the Watershed Condition Framework in the USA. Between 2011 and 2017, all restoration or maintenance project...

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Spatial and temporal patterns of Best Management Practice implementation in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, 1985-2014.

Published online: 25 Sep 2019

Authors: Sekellick, A. J. & Devereux, O. H. & Keisman, J. L. D. & Sweeney, J. S. & Blomquist, J. D.

Content type: Bulletin

Efforts to restore water quality in Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries often include extensive Best Management Practice (BMP) implementation on agricu...

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Local and landscape influences on plant communities in playa wetlands.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Tsai, J. S. & Venne, L. S. & McMurry, S. T. & Smith, L. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hydroperiod, wetland size and land use of watersheds surrounding wetlands have important individual influences on plant communities in wetlands. Our o...

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Habitat use and movement patterns for a fluvial species, the Arctic grayling, in a watershed impacted by a large reservoir: evidence from otolith microchemistry.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Clarke, A. D. & Telmer, K. H. & Shrimpton, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fluvial environments are lost following construction of dams and flooding of river valleys. Rivers flowing into newly created reservoirs are still con...

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Design and methods of the U.S. Geological Survey Northeast Stream Quality Assessment (NESQA), 2016.

Published online: 11 Sep 2019

Authors: Coles, J. F. & Riva-Murray, K. & Metre, P. C. van & Button, D. T. & Bell, A. H. & Qi, S. L. & Journey, C. A. & Sheibley, R. W.

Content type: Bulletin

During 2016, as part of the National Water-Quality Assessment Project (NAWQA), the U.S. Geological Survey conducted the Northeast Stream Quality Asses...

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Development of an integrated ecosystem model to determine effectiveness of potential watershed management projects on improving Old Tampa Bay.

Published online: 10 Feb 2016

Authors: Sherwood, E. T. & Greening, H. & Garcia, L. & Kaufman, K. & Janicki, T. & Pribble, R. & Cunningham, B. & Peene, S. & Fitzpatrick, J. & Dixon, K. & Wessel, M.

Content type: Conference paper; Bulletin article

The Tampa Bay estuary has undergone a remarkable ecosystem recovery since the 1980s despite continued population growth within the region. However dur...

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Wildland fire impacts on water yield across the contiguous United States.

Published online: 25 Sep 2019

Authors: Hallema, D. & Sun Ge & Caldwell, P. & Robinne, F. N. & Bladon, K. D. & Norman, S. & Liu YongQiang & Cohen, E. C. & McNulty, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Wildland fires in the contiguous United States (CONUS) have increased in size and severity, but much remains unclear about the impact of fire size and...

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Mechanisms of Phragmites australis invasion: feedbacks among genetic diversity, nutrients, and sexual reproduction.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Kettenring, K. M. & McCormick, M. K. & Baron, H. M. & Whigham, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A fundamental challenge to invasion ecology is to determine what factors cause an exotic species to spread rapidly long after the initial introduction...

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Farmers' perspectives on payments for watershed services in Uganda.

Published online: 24 Jan 2019

Authors: Geussens, K. & Broeck, G. van den & Vanderhaegen, K. & Verbist, B. & Maertens, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Payments for watershed services (PWS) is a market based policy tool that is increasingly being recommended for effective and sustainable management of...

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