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Building a Conservation Plan to Control Invasive Species
See how one Utah ranch is working with the Natural Resources Conservation Service to create a conservation plan to help recover land that’s being threatened by invasive species. Visit NRCS.USDA.gov to learn more.
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Building a 3D model for land-use and nature conservation planning, Savaii Island, Samoa
http://www.fao.org/forestry/en/ Documentary on building a P 3D model for land-use and nature conservation planning, Taga and Gataivai, Savaii Island, Samoa. Produced by WTmedia for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, with assistance from the Global Environment Facility, as part of the Forestry and Protected Area Management project. © FAO: http://www.fao.org
50 Years Ago, This Was a Wasteland. He Changed Everything | Short Film Showcase
Almost 50 years ago, fried chicken tycoon David Bamberger used his fortune to purchase 5,500 acres of overgrazed land in the Texas Hill Country. Planting grasses to soak in rains and fill hillside aquifers, Bamberger devoted the rest of his life to restoring the degraded landscape. Today, the land has been restored to its original habitat and boasts enormous biodiversity. Bamberger's model of land stewardship is now being replicated across the region and he is considered to be a visionary in land management and water conservation. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe ➡ Get More Short Film Showcase: http://bit.ly/ShortFilmShowcase About Short Film Showcase: The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the web and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners. Know of a great short film that should be part of our Showcase? Email sfs@natgeo.com to submit a video for consideration. See more from National Geographic's Short Film Showcase at http://documentary.com Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta In Selah: Water from Stone by Fin & Fur Films, see how former Church's Chicken CEO David Bamberger transformed a desert wasteland into a wildlife oasis. Directed by Ben Masters: http://benmasters.com/ 50 Years Ago, This Was a Wasteland. He Changed Everything | Short Film Showcase https://youtu.be/ZSPkcpGmflE National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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How NRCS Can Help You Build a Conservation Plan
See how one Montana ranch is working with the Natural Resources Conservation Service to create a conservation plan to help improve its rangeland and soil health. Click HERE For More Information: http://www.NRCS.USDA.gov
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Creating a Conservation Plan with NRCS
Learn how to create a conservation plan by contacting a member of your local NRCS office.
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From landscape architecture to conservation agriculture | Thomas Woltz | TEDxCharlottesville
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Landscape Design Thomas Woltz is the principal and owner of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects (NBW) with offices in New York City, Charlottesville VA, and San Francisco CA. During the past 19 years of practice, Woltz and his staff have forged a body of work that integrates the beauty and function of built form and craftsmanship with an understanding of complex biological systems and restoration ecology yielding hundreds of acres of reconstructed wetlands, reforested land, native meadows, and flourishing wildlife habitat. Currently NBW is entrusted with the design of 8 major public parks across the US, Canada and New Zealand. The firm’s work has been recognized with over 80 national and international awards and published widely. In 2011, Thomas Woltz was invested into the American Society of Landscape Architects Council of Fellows, among the highest honors achieved in the profession, and in 2013, named Design Innovator of the Year by the Wall Street Journal Magazine. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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Agriculture Conservation Planning: A guide for the future
The Suffolk County SWCD is here to assist you in reaching your resource protection goals through Conservation Planning. Conservation planning leads to cost-share opportunities for implementing Best Management Practices on your farm. We partner with farmers, farm managers and land owners to protect natural resources for you, your family and the future of agriculture here in Suffolk County. Together we can achieve your resource management goals through the development of a Conservation Plan. A conservation plan is a one-of-a-kind guidance document that identifies and evaluates all aspects of your specific agricultural business as it relates to the protection and preservation of local resources. Developed and certified by SWCD and NRCS specialists, a conservation plan assist you, the farmer, in the decision-making process. Conservation Plans also identify some of the best management practices to address potential environmental impacts. Conservation Planning opens the door to thousands of dollars of grant funds to install BMPs on your farm. Conservation planning truly provides a roadmap for the management of your stewardship goals for your lands. The benefits of having a conservation plan developed for your farm includes 1. Increasing overall effectiveness of recommended systems or individual conservation practices; 2. Setting up an implementation schedule that fits your timetable and financial constraints 3. Improve your bottom line 4. Help comply with environmental regulations 5. Improve regional air and water quality 6. Adapt to your changing needs and goals 7. And help the sustainability of your agricultural operation/ business Let the Suffolk County SWCD and NRCS assist you in ensuring that your farm, your business and your family are given every opportunity for successful resource protection and stewardship. Please contact the Suffolk County SWCD and our partners (CCE, NRCS, FSA) for more information about resource protection, conservation planning, on-farm best management practices or to get started on a Conservation Plan of your farm TODAY. www.SuffolkSWCD.org
Make Money From Timber and Improve Your Habitat - The Management Advantage
Timber harvest done right, is not only greatly beneficial to the habitat, but can also help you purchase a piece of property. Contact an independent forester who can come to the property and build an inventory list. Typically, trees 18 inches or larger will be identified and listed. That list can then be sent out for bid and the forester can give you advice on who to hire. Not only can you use a timber harvest for financial benefit, but also for the deer that call the property home. If you've always dreamed of creating an opening for a food plot, this is your chance. Have the timber company clear off an entire section regardless of timber value and with a little leg work afterwards, you can have that secluded food plot! Where other trees are harvested, sunlight is allowed to hit the forest floor producing a flush of new trees and native vegetation that will feed your wildlife and the money from the harvested trees can be used to pay on your land for years to come. Watch this and more wildlife management videos at http://www.themanagementadvantage.com/home/ Be sure to sign up for our weekly updates that will send our newest wildlife management videos and articles straight to your inbox!
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How we design and build a smart city and nation | Cheong Koon Hean | TEDxSingapore
As population grows in the geographically restricted island nation of Singapore, there is a dire need for comfortable, sustainable and serene living spaces. Dr. Cheong Koon highlights how Housing and Development board of Singapore is using technology to build a sustainably smart city for a better future. As head of Housing and Development Board of Singapore, Cheong Koon Hean oversees the development and management of some 1 million public housing flats in 23 towns. She formulated a roadmap to develop better designed, more sustainable and community centric towns. The first woman to head the Urban Redevelopment Authority, she led the planning of the Marina Bay precinct, creating a signature skyline for Singapore and a vibrant live-work-play destination. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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Private Land Conservation Process -  Park Manager Perspective
The "Private Land Conservation Process" series addresses a part of the strategy that Colorado Parks and Wildlife uses in order to acquire suitable lands for purposes such as public access and wildlife habitat protection. In particular, these videos address the community outreach efforts of the agency's field staff and how this is part of the agency's acquisitions process. This outreach entails forming relationships with landowners and helping them with the agency's extensive process they must go through for their land to be considered for acquisition by the agency. If you are interested in learning more about private land conservation please visit: http://cpw.state.co.us/aboutus/Pages/PrivateLand.aspx
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Habitat Conservation Plan
This presentation is to educate people about the Deschutes Basin Habitat Conservation Plan
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Getting Started with NRCS
Do you farm or ranch and want to make improvements to the land that you own or lease? NRCS offers technical and financial assistance to help farmers, ranchers and forest landowners. Watch this video to see how you can get started with NRCS. Learn more: www.nrcs.usda.gov/GetStarted
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Saving rain water / Making Swales / Water irrigation in the tropics / Growing food in Asia
In this video we learn how to save water by digging ditches and making swales. In hot climates it is essential to manage water and conserve as much as possible. Amazing skills and a good example of how growing food can made easier through some simple water management processes. Please share the teachings and help others to grow food and sustain life.
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Land Use Planning and Spatial Conservation Prioritization Using Spatial Data and Zonation Software
Introduction to Zonation part II 5:59 Spatial Conservation Planning In Europe With Zonation 30:57
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Ozark Wildlife Land Conservation
"586 acres of mature timber, hay producing fields and pasture with food plots for wildlife, a 10-acre trophy bass lake, horse stables, barn and a spacious four bedroom lodge. During the past few years, the owners began thinking about how to preserve and enhance this unique riverfront property, and they placed about 90% of the land under a Conservation Easement. The Conservation Easement ensures that the property will not be developed or disturbed in the future. Many fruit tree and vegetables are well suited for the soil and climate including asparagus, lima beans, green beans, beets, corn, cucumber, eggplant, lettuce, parsley, peanuts, peas, potatoes, pumpkin, squash, tomato, and watermelon. You will find this ranch is just 15 miles downstream from the 16,227 acre Irish Wilderness which is a protected natural wilderness in the Mark Twain National Forrest. As large as the Irish Wilderness is, it is dwarfed by the 1.5 million acre Mark Twain National Forest of which it is a part. The onsite ten acre trophy bass lake is situated only 100 yards from the lodge and the Eleven Point River has produced some of the largest wild rainbow trout, walleye, rock bass (goggle eye) and smallmouth bass of all Ozark Rivers. Experts agree that because the Eleven Point is more remote than most other Ozark rivers, it makes for excellent fishing (and hunting). The cold water fishery created by Greer Spring and the forty four miles of protected wilderness combine to create a fisherman’s “dream stream.” Founder's vision is to maintain the character and integrity of the ranch, and to protect the wildlife and scenery of this unique Eleven Point River preserve. Many also consider this ranch as a place to retreat in case of an emergency situation or natural disaster. Master plans include off-grid energy sources as well as water, food and medical resources for extended periods of time." For more information, contact Phillip Orr, Broker, Coldwell Banker Ozark Real Estate Company. 870-710-0999 or PORR@coldwellbanker.com
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Rainforest Trust’s Largest Private Land Purchase Creates Conservation Corridor in Australia
Rainforest Trust supported its Australian partner South Endeavour Trust in the purchase of the 44,726-acre Caloola property on October 31. This was the largest private land purchase to date for Rainforest Trust and protects a vital wildlife corridor situated at the crossroads of Australia’s most biodiverse regions.
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Habitat Conservation Plan - Video Learning - WizScience.com
A "Habitat Conservation Plan" is a required part of an application for an Incidental Take Permit, a permit issued under the United States Endangered Species Act to private entities undertaking projects that might result in the destruction of an endangered or threatened species. It is a planning document that ensures that the anticipated take of a listed species will be minimized or mitigated by conserving the habitat upon which the species depend, thereby contributing to the recovery of the species as a whole. The importance of preserving rare species was legally recognized in 1973 when the Endangered Species Act was signed into federal law. The purpose of the ESA is not only to protect species that have been listed as threatened or endangered, but also to conserve the ecosystems upon which those species depend. In aiming to protect species in danger of becoming extinct, the ESA prohibits actions that have the potential to result in a “taking” of any listed species. The term “take” under the ESA refers to any attempt or action involving the harassment, harm, pursuit, hunting, shooting, wounding, killing, trapping, capturing, or collecting of any listed species. Under this definition, the alteration of habitat that results in injury to, or death of, any listed species by preventing essential behavior is considered unlawful “harm”. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service are the lead agencies tasked with the implementation of the ESA and are therefore responsible for regulating prohibited and allowable activities. While the primary objective of the ESA is the protection of endangered species, and the take of such species is considered unlawful, the ESA is not absolute. In 1982, amendments were made to the 1973 ESA which authorize the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce to allow the take of federally listed species ). When non-federal activities that would otherwise be legal have the potential to result in the take of a listed species for example, they may be allowed under an Incidental Take Permit, obtained through the USFWS. To mitigate the take of listed species, Section 10 of the ESA requires that parties wishing to obtain an Incidental Take Permit must submit a conservation plan, hereafter referred to as a “Habitat Conservation Plan" or "HCP,” with their application. Wiz Science™ is "the" learning channel for children and all ages. SUBSCRIBE TODAY Disclaimer: This video is for your information only. The author or publisher does not guarantee the accuracy of the content presented in this video. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK. Background Music: "The Place Inside" by Silent Partner (royalty-free) from YouTube Audio Library. This video uses material/images from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Habitat+Conservation+Plan, which is released under Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ . This video is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ . To reuse/adapt the content in your own work, you must comply with the license terms.
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Get to know the Land Conservation Assistance Network (LandCAN)
LandCAN (https://www.landcan.org - previously the Private Landowner Network) is a free resource available to landowners, conservation professionals and anyone else interested in the myriad of program and policy issues around preserving private land resources. We are not an advocacy group, and we do not promote any specific services or products. Rather, our aim is to make information easy to access, so that farmers, foresters, ranchers and other property owners can make responsible land planning and management decisions. Our dedicated online portal provides resources for landowners in all 50 states. LandCAN resource directory contains information on land trusts, nonprofit conservation organizations, farm, forest, wildlife, wetland and other professionals to help you fulfill your conservation objectives. We continuously research and add federal and state funding and technical assistance programs. We provide simple, easy to understand program summaries, as well links to eligibility requirements and application forms. LandCAN provides the resources you need to learn about conservation opportunities that can assist you with land management, capital preservation, and tax & estate planning strategies designed to stimulate land conservation & preservation. From the basic concepts of conservation easements to in-depth articles on retaining the family farm, or finding appropriate qualified professional assistance for your needs/circumstances, LandCAN has the resources you need.
How to Write a Conservation Plan
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Lake States Bat Habitat Conservation Plan
This recorded webinar provides information about a forest bat Habitat Conservation Plan for Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan; what forest land owners and others need to know, and how to participate in the creation of the HCP.
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The Business of Conservation
Created for FLOURISH 2015, this video captures the idea that conservation is good business.
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Conservation Planning: There's a Plan for That
This video features Yolo County farmer Dave Batcheller, who was experiencing a drainage problem on his small livestock farm. Conservationist Wendy Rash turned this into an opportunity for planning and she and Batcheller embarked on a process of defining goals and options for the farm. From there they work with NRCS Engineer Ha Truong to design and create a mini wetlands with a very natural look that the landowner really loves. They planted native trees, shrubs and flowers that have helped bring pollinators and wildlife like beaver to the farm. The plan is the right thing to do, says Batcheller. He says the ranch is more efficient and he also enjoys giving a few of the corners of the farm to wildlife. To have someone help out with the knowledge, the information, the funds--it was just something I wouldn't have known how to do on my own, summarizes Batcheller.
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Conservation planning and the future of our natural world
Emma McIntosh, 2014 BHP Billiton John Monash Scholar DPhil student, School of Geography and the Environment University of Oxford LinkedIn: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/emma-mcintosh-b3a85239 Recent estimates suggest that only 2 million square kilometres, or 1.5% of the land surface (the size of Mexico, or alternately Queensland and Victoria combined) is left as true wilderness. Under the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, 192 state parties have committed to enhancing global protected area networks (national parks, reserves etc.) to 17% of the land and 10% of our oceans by 2020. Currently only 15% of the earth’s land area and 4% of our oceans are part of protected areas, many of which allow recreational or extractive human uses. With the deadline fast approaching, we are faced with challenging conflicts and trade-offs between human land uses and conservation. However, there are opportunities to explore ‘land sharing’ scenarios and novel methods to introduce transparency into the associated value-laden debates. About Emma McIntosh: Emma is an ecologist with a desire to improve the way innovative science is used to resolve environmental challenges. She is currently completing a PhD on the effectiveness of tools and processes used to undertake land use trade-offs in relation to biodiversity conservation around the globe. Emma has worked on various projects involving natural resource conflicts and was previously Science Convenor with the Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership (GHHP), coordinating the development and implementation of an annual report card for Gladstone Harbour, in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. You can read more about Emma's research and work here: http://www.geog.ox.ac.uk/graduate/research/emcintosh.html About The Change Agenda: The Change Agenda: Leadership and Direction for Australia's Future, was held in Oxford on 1 April 2016 and included 20 short presentations from John Monash Scholars studying and working in the United Kingdom and Europe. More information about the conference is available on our website: www.http://johnmonash.com/archives/category/the-change-agenda About the General Sir John Monash Foundation: Our mission is to invest in outstanding Australians from all fields of endeavour who demonstrate remarkable qualities of leadership and have the ability to deliver outcomes and inspire others for the benefit of Australia. The John Monash Scholarships are postgraduate scholarships awarded to outstanding Australians with leadership potential who wish to study overseas. The John Monash Scholarships are amongst the most important postgraduate scholarships currently available in Australia. Apply for a John Monash Scholarship: Applications open on the 1st of May and close on the 1st of August of each year. Australian Citizens who have completed an undergraduate degree in Australia (or are about to complete) and want to pursue a Masters or PhD program overseas are eligible to apply. There are no restrictions to age, study discipline, or choice of overseas institution. Visit our website to learn more about us and apply for a scholarship: http://johnmonash.com/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MonashScholars Follow us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/general-sir-john-monash-foundation Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/johnmonashfoundation Music: composed by Alies Sluiter: http://www.aliessluiter.com/. Alies is the recipient of the 2014 Australian Cultural John Monash Scholarship, supported by the Australia Council for the Arts and Mr Tim Fairfax AC. She is currently studying for a Master of Fine Arts in Film at Columbia University in New York.
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Spatial conservation planning
Find out more: http://www.rodconnolly.com/spatial-conservation.html Videography by Bodhi Connolly, Andrew Olds & Jean Davis. The burgeoning needs of an expanding human population demand intelligent management of our coastal resources. On the land, incompatible human activities are usually separated, but the high connectivity in marine ecosystems complicates spatial management. Key papers: Nagelkerken I, Sheaves M, Baker R, Connolly RM (2014) The seascape nursery: a novel spatial approach to identify and manage nurseries for coastal marine fauna. Fish and Fisheries DOI: 10.1111/faf.12057 Schlacher TA, Weston MA, Lynn D, Connolly RM (2013) Setback distances as a conservation tool in wildlife human interactions: testing their efficacy for birds affected by vehicles on open-coast sandy beaches. PLoS ONE 8(9): e71200 (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071200) Olds AD, Albert S, Maxwell PS, Pitt KA, Connolly RM (2013) Mangrove-reef connectivity promotes the effectiveness of marine reserves across the western Pacific. Global Ecology and Biogeography 22:1040-1049 Burfeind DD, Pitt KA, Connolly RM, Byers JE (2013) Performance of non-native species within marine reserves. Biological Invasions 15:17-28 Olds AD, Connolly RM, Pitt KA, Maxwell PS (2012) Habitat connectivity improves reserve performance. Conservation Letters 5:56-63
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NRCS' Mission of Conservation Planning
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Mapping Green Infrastructure for the U.S. Land Conservation Community
Learn about Green Infrastructure and how to create a strategy that will enable communities to work to preserve and connect open spaces, watersheds, wildlife habitats, parks, and other critical landscapes. This webinar focuses on the land trust conservation U.S. community. Learn more about Esri's Green Infrastructure initiative, visit http://www.esri.com/about-esri/greeninfrastructure
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The Bay Delta Conservation Plan
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17. Land Use and Conservation Law: The Adirondack History
Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) By reviewing the conservation history of the Adirondack Park, this lecture examines strategies to manage land use and natural resources in protected areas. The Adirondacks has been protected since the 1880s and became a national park in the 1970s. The government manages the park for a variety of uses, including recreational, ecological, and natural resource-related uses. The multiple uses of the park create conflict amongst stakeholders and require regulations that prevent certain types of development. The lecture reviews regulations and zoning ordinances that protect public lands. 00:00 - Chapter 1. Allocating and Managing Land Use 07:52 - Chapter 2. Curious Conservation History: The Case of the Adirondacks 16:43 - Chapter 3. Multiple Uses, Ineffective Control and Conflict 27:13 - Chapter 4. Ecological Constrains for Land and Resource Development 45:11 - Chapter 5. Who Are the Stakeholders? Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website: http://open.yale.edu/courses This course was recorded in Spring 2010.
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The Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan (short version)
Pima County, Arizona is one of the most biologically diverse and fastest growing counties in the U.S. This is the story of a diverse community that is working together to develop one of the most ambitious Habitat Conservation Plans in the country. Their goal is to save the Sonoran Desert from poorly planned growth while maintaining a strong economy. For more information, visit: www.pima.gov/sdcp Watch the full version here: https://youtu.be/4uMlomLOGFg
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Prairie Habitat Conservation Plan
Thurston County Planning Department discusses the importance of creating its own Habitat Conservation Plan. Watch to learn the benefits of a plan, and why the county is working on its own. To learn more, visit our website at www.thurstonplanning.org. If you have more questions, please contact Andrew Deffobis, Associate Planner at (360) 754-3355 ext. 5467 or by e-mail at DeffobA@co.thurston.wa.us.
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Pheasant Habitat Basics
An introduction to pheasant habitat basics. TRANSCRIPTION: "Whether you are a pheasant hunter making plans for a fall hunting trip, or a landowner planning your next habitat project, one of the keys to success is a basic understanding of the various types of habitat that pheasants use throughout the year. In spring, pheasant hens begin looking for places to nest. They select habitats that provide cover and are secure from both aerial and ground predators. Hens nest in dense grass cover that is at least 12 to 15 inches tall, which provides overhead concealment and screening from ground level. In eastern Colorado, suitable nesting habitats include fields of actively growing green wheat, stands of high-quality warm-season grass, like those enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program, and other areas with residual cover. After the eggs hatch, the hens immediately move the chicks to brood-rearing habitats. Quality brood-rearing habitats are areas of mostly broad-leaved flowering plants that are interspersed with bare ground that allow the chicks to move around under a canopy of vegetation, which offers protection for the chicks from overhead predators. Another key component of quality brood habitat is an abundance of insects. Broadleaf flowering plants produce the critical insects that chicks need in their first few weeks of life Hen pheasants and their broods spend much of the summer season in these habitats. Adequate survival cover is important year-round. This survival cover consists of grass, forb or cropland vegetation that is at least 15 inches tall, and research has proven that survival increases as vegetation gets taller. Pheasants will use woody cover such as plum thickets and windbreaks during the hottest days in summer as they provide some relief from the relentless heat of the dog days of summer. As summer progresses into fall, pheasants shift their focus from brood rearing habitat into quality roosting, loafing and security cover. These are typically areas of dense grass, tall crop residue, growing crops or forbs. During winter, pheasants spend a small portion of each day feeding on waste grain in crop fields. Most of the day is spent loafing in adjacent taller cover, generally consisting of tall grasses, forb patches, shrub thickets, harvested crop stubble and vegetation associated with farmed playa wetlands or creek bottoms. However, during severe winter snowstorms, tree rows and shrub thickets become critical places for pheasants to find protection to survive the storm. If you’re interested in a pheasant habitat project on your land, contact the pheasant habitat improvement program office at 970-521-0233 or cpw.state.co.us/PHIP."
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Multi-species Conservation Program: 10 Years of Progress
The MSCP is celebrating its 10th anniversary of collaboration to conserve and preserve endangered or threatened species along the lower Colorado River basin.
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Urban Planning: How to Create a Transit Friendly City Environment - Cities in the Balance Video
Urban Planning: How to Create a Transit Friendly City Environment - Cities in the Balance Video - Information on building a livable, green, public transportation friendly City of the Future while protecting the environment & reducing dependency on foreign oil - Cities such as Austin Texas, Portland Oregon, San Francisco California, New Orleans Louisiana, New York City, and Seattle Washington serve as excellent examples. Tags: Urban Planning: How to Create a Transit Friendly City Environment - Cities in the Balance Video Green Garden Eco Environment Square Nature Gardens Pedestrian Friendly Earth Organic Water Environmental Sustainable Eden Showdown Sustainability Ecology Living Secret Conservation Natural Pollution Nyc Urban Botanical Backyard Building Ecofriendly Evergreen Reuse Metropolis NYC San Francisco New Orleans Chicago New Urbanism Urban Planning Design Landscape Architecture Cities in the Balance: Creating the Transit- Friendly Environment (1995) http://archive.org/details/gov.dot.fhwa.ttp.vh-349 http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/ This video is a work of the United States Federal Government prepared by federal government officers and/or employees as part of their official duties and is not copyrightable and is in the public domain and free to use for any purpose including commercial use. Federal Highway Adminstration Cities in the Balance: Creating the Transit- Friendly Environment Contrasting modern suburban development with older, urban neighborhoods, this video depicts the relationship between transit and land use, and illustrates land use mitigations to make transit an attractive alternative to the automobile. Neo-traditional planning, transit- oriented design, and modest retrofits of existing suburbs are shown. The main thesis of the video is that our dependence on the automobile is the direct result of how we build our cities. Producer: Federal Highway Adminstration Creative Commons license: CC0 1.0 Universal
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5. Conservation Development - Best Local Land Use Practices
This video is from the Ohio Balanced Growth Program Best Local Land Use Practices video series. Conservation Development is a development technique that allows design and layout of an entire development parcel, to conserve resources while allowing development to occur at the same density as the underlying zoning. A special form of Planned Unit Development, conservation development utilizes high standards for open space and design, coupled with design flexibility. Conservation development can be designed to meet a range of goals including conserving open space, conserving natural and cultural resources, creating amenities attractive to buyers, and creating a new neighborhood that is an asset to the community. In many cases, concentrating development on just a portion of a development tract can minimize the cost of providing and maintaining public services and utilities.
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2014 Land Champion: Gary Runka
Gary Runka (1938-2013) had a distinguished, five-decade career in land use planning and natural resource management. He brought immense knowledge of agriculture, land use planning and natural resource management to his work with many significant projects in BC. A respected and skillful facilitator, teacher and mentor, Gary was instrumental in creating land, water, natural resource and conservation plans for every order of government, crown corporations and non-profit organizations. Notably, as the first general manager, then chair, of the BC Land Commission (now the Agricultural Land Commission), Gary played a pivotal role in establishing the Agricultural Land Reserve.
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Basics of Conservation Planning Webinar (2/2)
Part of the Basics of Agriculture series, this webinar discusses the basics of conservation planning, including what is required and how you should consider prioritizing projects or programs in your locality. This video was the second time this webinar was presented. Hosted by WI Land+Water on June 1, 2016. Presenter Information: Judy Derricks, USDA NRCS State Resource Conservationist Terry Kelly, USDA NRCS State Agronomist
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Introduction to the Draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan and EIR/EIS
This recorded presentation provides an overview of and introduction to the Draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Report and Environmental Impact Statement which was released for public review on September 26, 2014 by the California Energy Commission, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Public comments are due January 9, 2015. See www.drecp.org for additional information.
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The NRCS's role in developing native plant material for federal land
Derek Tilley, Agronomist and Manager, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Aberdeen Plant Materials Center, ID, discusses the NRCS's role in developing native plant material for federal land.
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Why do most subdivisions look so bad? With land conservation planner Randall Arendt
Visit our website http://www.LandChoices.org. Noted land conservation planner Randall Arendt, the nation's expert on conservation subdivisions http://tinyurl.com/consubs, discusses subdivision design. Randall is talking with architect Ed Noonan, creator of Tryon Farm http://tryonfarm.com, a conservation community in Michigan City, Indiana. Water quality, natural areas, wildlife and working farmland can be preserved using innovative conservation development. Approximately three-quarters of the 170-acre landscape at Tryon Farm will always be preserved as rolling pasture, meadows, woods and ponds. Learn more at http://www.LandChoices.org. Learn about Randall Arendt at http://www.greenerprospects.com.
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How to green the world's deserts and reverse climate change | Allan Savory
"Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert," begins Allan Savory in this quietly powerful talk. And terrifyingly, it's happening to about two-thirds of the world's grasslands, accelerating climate change and causing traditional grazing societies to descend into social chaos. Savory has devoted his life to stopping it. He now believes -- and his work so far shows -- that a surprising factor can protect grasslands and even reclaim degraded land that was once desert. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
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Boomerang Trick Shots | Dude Perfect
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Making Rules for Land Governance
Illustrates the drafting of by-laws and creation of mechanisms for accountable, equitable and sustainable governance of community lands and natural resources, including protections for the rights of women and marginalized groups. Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFFreO-6Fa7-StX8MQc4g8Nl9R84tHIc3 For more on Namati’s Community Land Protection program, visit namati.org/communityland Français: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFFreO-6Fa7_qTy4fAnwpHrPJfJJaB8w9 Português: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFFreO-6Fa7-7WOTGnWn0PkZCBt7JY706 Español: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFFreO-6Fa7__rUedRwO9zg_TsUVw0aPu Produced by Namati and Sinnwerkstatt. Thank you to our volunteers: Austin Willacy, Angela Bustos, Noriel Campos, Veronica Ramirez, Edgar Gonzalez, Adrien Tofighi, Fanny Murith, Diana Vodden, and Kaleb Portillo, Daniela Serodio, Guilherme Chazan, Solédad Ronco, and Amy Bisno.
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Farm pond construction an important step in water conservation
Farm pond construction an important step in water conservation a lecture by Bhawin Thakkar from Sonite corporation,Bangalore at conference on "Protected farming" at bangalore 1st and 2nd June 2016, organised by Agriplast Tech India Pvt Ltd and Agriplast Protected cultivation Pvt Ltd,
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Water Needs, Climate Patterns & The State Water Plan... What Comes Next? Part 2
Texas Land Conservation Conference Senator Ken Armbrister, Director of Legislative Affairs, Office of Governor Rick Perry, Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, Regents Professor and State Climatologist, Texas A&M University, Dr. Robert Mace, Deputy Executive Administrator -- Water Science and Conservation Division, Texas Water Development Board Senator Ken Armbrister, Director of Legislative Affairs, Office of Governor Rick Perry, Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, Regents Professor and State Climatologist, Texas A&M University, Dr. Robert Mace, Deputy Executive Administrator -- Water Science and Conservation Division, Texas Water Development Board
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Habitat Conservation Plan.wmv
Douglas PUD's Wells Hydroeletric Project Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP)
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Boreal Habitat Conservation Initiative
After the success of a pilot project with Suncor, Alberta Conservation Association's partnership became long-term to create the Boreal Habitat Conservation initiative. Important partnerships like these make it possible for ACA to purchase large areas of land and conserve them for generations to come. Alberta Conservation Association works to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and habitat for all Albertans to enjoy, value and use.
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2014 Land Awards Private Sector Finalist: Kootenay Sustainability Strategy, Teck Resources
Teck Resources' science-based sustainability strategy is working to benefit people and wildlife in BC's Kootenay region. Actions include creating and implementing water quality and ecosystem management plans; spending over $20 million to purchase and conserve land with high biodiversity value; and addressing the ongoing impacts of its mining operations through a cumulative effects management framework. Working with a variety of stakeholders, Teck has made major investments to obtain social license to operate and to conserve land across the Kootenay region, setting an example for other resource extraction companies.
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Creating A Pasture Map
Data-driven decision making is what I'm striving for on my farm. Sounds cold and dry right? It's not, it's actually a lot of fun. I also find it less stressful because then I'm not guessing, I know the answer because it is right in front of me. Troy has taught me with this video that having a map of my farm can be a valuable tool for grazing management and land planning. You can either use Google Maps or contact your local conservation district to track down maps. Whatever you use, I suggest printing them out. It's easier to share that way, good to take out in the field, and nothing beats an old-fashioned piece of paper. I've actually done some research (again, thanks to Troy) and my local conservation district offers several different kinds of maps for my farm, which is great because if I want I can address more than one issue. But for now, I must stay focused! Here's a link to an image of Troy's map used in this video: http://www.farmmarketingsolutions.com/grazingmapexample Visit Troy: http://thegrasswhisperer.com Visit me: http://farmmarketingsolutions.com
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