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Main Title Assessing the suitability of windbreaks as wildlife habitat : 1994 pilot plan /
Author Hess, George, R. ; Bay, J. M.
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Author Title of a Work
Bay, Jeff M.
CORP Author North Carolina State Univ. at Raleigh.;Environmental Monitoring Systems Lab., Las Vegas, NV.;Agricultural Research Service, Raleigh, NC.
Publisher Environmental Monitoring and Systems Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1994
Report Number EPA/620/R-94/023
Stock Number PB95-129136
OCLC Number 32481772
Subjects Windbreaks, shelterbelts, etc.--Nebraska. ; Wildlife habitat improvement--Nebraska.
Additional Subjects Windbreaks ; Wildlife habitats ; Ecology ; Great Plains ; Birds ; Biological indicators ; Grasslands ; Cultivated lands ; Feasibility ; Biological stress ; Environmental monitoring ; Air pollution effects(Animals) ; Biodiversity ; Bird Species Richness Index ; Pilot study ; Agricultural lands ; Agroecosystem
Internet Access
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http://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPDF.cgi?Dockey=300041GA.PDF
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NTIS  PB95-129136 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation viii, 31 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Abstract
The Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program's (EMAP) Agroecosystems Reosurce Group is developing a program to monitor and evaluate the ecological condition of United States Agricultural lands. Windbreaks are an important non-crop element in the Great Plains, an extensive agricultural landscape. Although planted to protect fields, crops, livestock, and farmsteads from the prevailing winds, windbreaks also provide some of the scarce wooded habitat for birds and other wildlife. This document describes the plan for a pilot study that focuses on the potential biodiversity value of windbreaks in the Great Plains, and is designed to test the feasibility of applying the U.S. Fish and Wildlife's Bird Species Richness Index for windbreaks on a regional basis. An associated Wildlife Habitat Suitability Index can also be calculated from these data. A follow-up visit to the sample windbreaks is planned for the Spring, 1995, to survey the birds present and test the Bird Species Richness Index.
Notes
At head of title: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program, Agroecosystem Resource Group. Distributed to depository libraries in microfiche. Shipping list no.: 95-0178-M. "August 1994." Includes bibliographical references (pages 29-31). "EPA/620/R-94/023." Microfiche.