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Gullah sweetgrass basket One of the oldest handcrafts of African origin in the United States is the hand-woven winnowing sieve, a shallow basket that was used during the Colonia Era to separate the rice seed from its chaff. Made from indigenous bulrush, sweetgrass is a strong yet supple marsh grass that thrives in the sandy soil of the coastal regions of the US South Atlantic. ian,symbol,illustration,culture,native,craft,salt marsh,coast
Gullah sweetgrass basketVector Graphic (SVG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network26 views1 downloads (Details)One of the oldest handcrafts of African origin in the United States is the hand-woven winnowing sieve, a shallow basket that was used during the Colonia Era to separate the rice seed from its chaff. Made from indigenous bulrush, sweetgrass is a strong yet supple marsh grass that thrives in the sandy soil of the coastal regions of the US South Atlantic.Add to lightbox
Marine protected area A marine protected area is a zone designated as a no-fishing or limited fishing or harvest area. This is a resource management practice that may be used when the marine resources are at risk due to human and natural activities such as over-fishing, habitat destruction, invasive species, and/or climate change. symbol,vector,illustration,icon,sign,buoy,conservation,protection,endangered,threatened,overfishing,destruction,stock,resource,management,human
Marine protected areaVector Graphic (SVG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network31 views2 downloads (Details)A marine protected area is a zone designated as a no-fishing or limited fishing or harvest area. This is a resource management practice that may be used when the marine resources are at risk due to human and natural activities such as over-fishing, habitat destruction, invasive species, and/or climate change.Add to lightbox
The Seven Key Stewardship Behaviors to Promote Watershed Health A conceptual diagram illustrates the seven key stewardship behaviors that can greatly impact the health of the watershed. diagram,key,stewardship,behaviors,watershed,health,management,restoration,practices,rain,runoff
The Seven Key Stewardship Behaviors to Promote Watershed HealthRaster Graphic (PNG) Alexandra FriesIntegration and Application Network252 views12 downloads (Details)A conceptual diagram illustrates the seven key stewardship behaviors that can greatly impact the health of the watershed.Add to lightbox
Buffer Vegetation as a Key Stewardship Behavior A conceptual diagram illustrates the practice of planting or maintaining buffer vegetation along the water's edge. diagram,buffer,vegetation,key,stewardship,behavior,watershed,forum,stream,river,water,edge,management,restoration
Buffer Vegetation as a Key Stewardship BehaviorRaster Graphic (PNG) Alexandra FriesIntegration and Application Network253 views10 downloads (Details)A conceptual diagram illustrates the practice of planting or maintaining buffer vegetation along the water's edge.Add to lightbox
Northern Great Plains Network National Park Service Units Map The Northern Great Plains Network consists of 13 park units located in the Dakotas, Nebraska and eastern Wyoming. This network consists of 11 ecoregions. Diagram from "Northern Great Plains Network Newsletter" (p. 1) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/project/nps:_northern_great_plains_network:_using_conceptual_diagrams_to_aid_communication/
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Northern Great Plains Network National Park Service Units MapRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network186 views0 downloads (Details)The Northern Great Plains Network consists of 13 park units located in the Dakotas, Nebraska and eastern Wyoming. This network consists of 11 ecoregions. Diagram from "Northern Great Plains Network Newsletter" (p. 1) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/project/nps:_northern_great_plains_network:_using_conceptual_diagrams_to_aid_communication/
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Jewel Cave National Monument Threats and Features  While Jewel Cave is currently in pristine condition there are several threats that could potential damage this site.  These threats include the pollution of ground water that seeps into the cave at various points and visitor impacts. diagram,jewel,cave,threats,feature,groundwater,contamination,national,parks,service,northern,great,plains
Jewel Cave National Monument Threats and Features Raster Graphic (PNG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network237 views4 downloads (Details)While Jewel Cave is currently in pristine condition there are several threats that could potential damage this site. These threats include the pollution of ground water that seeps into the cave at various points and visitor impacts.Add to lightbox
Generic Resources and Threats to the Northern Great Plains Parks  Some of the most common threats to the national parks ecosystems include those to quality of air, quality and quantity of available water, and the parks native species. Prescribed fire is used to prevent uncontrolled forest fires and to reduce the growth of nonnative species. Diagram from "Northern Great Plains Network Newsletter" (p. 1) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/newsletters/publication/206/northern_great_plains_network_using_conceptual_diagrams_to_aid_communication_2009-01-27/   diagram,generic,threats,northern,great,plains,national,parks,service,air,water,weeds,fire
Generic Resources and Threats to the Northern Great Plains Parks Raster Graphic (PNG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network249 views1 downloads (Details)Some of the most common threats to the national parks ecosystems include those to quality of air, quality and quantity of available water, and the parks native species. Prescribed fire is used to prevent uncontrolled forest fires and to reduce the growth of nonnative species. Diagram from "Northern Great Plains Network Newsletter" (p. 1) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/newsletters/publication/206/northern_great_plains_network_using_conceptual_diagrams_to_aid_communication_2009-01-27/ Add to lightbox
Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site Resources and Threats Human impacts to Fort Union Trading Post include loss of native grass species, invasive plants and reduced river flow. Methods such as prescribed fire and the planting of native species have been used to restore and protect the site. Diagram from "Northern Great Plains Network Newsletter" (p. 2) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/newsletters/publication/206/northern_great_plains_network_using_conceptual_diagrams_to_aid_communication_2009-01-27/  diagram,fort,union,trading,post,resources,threats,national,park,service,
Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site Resources and ThreatsRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network245 views10 downloads (Details)Human impacts to Fort Union Trading Post include loss of native grass species, invasive plants and reduced river flow. Methods such as prescribed fire and the planting of native species have been used to restore and protect the site. Diagram from "Northern Great Plains Network Newsletter" (p. 2) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/newsletters/publication/206/northern_great_plains_network_using_conceptual_diagrams_to_aid_communication_2009-01-27/ Add to lightbox
Lower Mississippi Workshop Connections Several connections were made at the Lower Mississippi River Basin workshops. These connections will be used to develop a basin-wide report card for the watershed.    diagram,flood,control,risk,economic,services,infrastructure,recreation,water,supply,ecosystems
Lower Mississippi Workshop ConnectionsRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane ThomasIntegration and Application Network229 views8 downloads (Details)Several connections were made at the Lower Mississippi River Basin workshops. These connections will be used to develop a basin-wide report card for the watershed. Add to lightbox
Chilika Lake Fishing and Aquaculture Pressures Unsustainable fishing and aquaculture practices have put pressure on the Chilika Lake ecosystem. Dead fish thrown back into the water contaminate the lake while shrimp pens trap sediment and kill juvenile fish.   diagram,fishing,aquaculture,pressures,overfishing,water,contamination,pressures,chilika,lake
Chilika Lake Fishing and Aquaculture PressuresRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network278 views7 downloads (Details)Unsustainable fishing and aquaculture practices have put pressure on the Chilika Lake ecosystem. Dead fish thrown back into the water contaminate the lake while shrimp pens trap sediment and kill juvenile fish. Add to lightbox
Counteracting Factors Impacting Best Management Practice Implementation  Improvements in water quality can be counteracted by changes in nutrient sources and land-use practices. Increased nutrient loads from stormwater and intensified agriculture often overwhelm the positive effects of best management practices. diagram,counteracting,factors,best,management,practices,water,quality,improvement,challenges
Counteracting Factors Impacting Best Management Practice Implementation Raster Graphic (PNG) Christina LyerlyIntegration and Application Network278 views18 downloads (Details)Improvements in water quality can be counteracted by changes in nutrient sources and land-use practices. Increased nutrient loads from stormwater and intensified agriculture often overwhelm the positive effects of best management practices.Add to lightbox
Streambank Fencing Livestock Grazing Management  Streambank fencing is a best management practice that has lead to improved streambank stability, water quality, in-stream habitat, and populations of fish and benthic macroinvertebrates. Diagram from "New Insights" (p.16)- http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/438/
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Streambank Fencing Livestock Grazing Management Raster Graphic (PNG) Brianne WalshIntegration and Application Network277 views23 downloads (Details)Streambank fencing is a best management practice that has lead to improved streambank stability, water quality, in-stream habitat, and populations of fish and benthic macroinvertebrates. Diagram from "New Insights" (p.16)- http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/438/
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