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Strombus gigas (Queen Conch) The queen conch is an important cultural and economic resource for Caribbean countries, but populations are in decline due primarily to overfishing and poaching. symbol,vector,illustration,gastropod,shell,seagrass,SAV,conservation,protection,endangered,threatened,destruction,stock,resource,management,tourism,human
Strombus gigas (Queen Conch)Vector Graphic (SVG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network42 views2 downloads (Details)The queen conch is an important cultural and economic resource for Caribbean countries, but populations are in decline due primarily to overfishing and poaching.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 Network51 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
Eroded shoreline with tree snags. Tree roots are underminded by wave action and eventually succumb while the shoreline is eroded. erosion,bulkhead,storm,protection,stabilize,habitat,vegetation,amphibian,reptile,invertebrate,insect,wetland,marsh,river,tributary,Eastern Shore,Talbot County,Maryland
Eroded shoreline with tree snags.Photo (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES511 views9 downloads (Details)Tree roots are underminded by wave action and eventually succumb while the shoreline is eroded.Add to lightbox
Hardened shoreline prevents erosion. Stone rip-rap installed by the property owners in an attempt to prevent shoreline erosion. Hardened edges along the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers reduces natural shoreline habitat that fish and other marine animals depend on for food and shelter. bulkhead,protection,stabilize,habitat,vegetation,amphibian,reptile,invertebrate,insect,wetland,marsh,river,tributary,Eastern Shore,Talbot County,Maryland
Hardened shoreline prevents erosion.Photo (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES401 views9 downloads (Details)Stone rip-rap installed by the property owners in an attempt to prevent shoreline erosion. Hardened edges along the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers reduces natural shoreline habitat that fish and other marine animals depend on for food and shelter.Add to lightbox
Coastal Wetlands Resilience to Climate Change Comparison Coastal wetlands that are protected from erosion have an adequate sediment supply to build upwards, and will likely be more resilient to the effects of climate change. Diagram from "Chesapeake Bay Report Card 2013" (p.1)- http://ian.umces.edu/press/report_cards/publication/447/2013_chesapeake_bay_report_card_2014-05-23/   diagram,climate,change,coastal,wetlands,resilience,effects,erosion,protection,sediment,supply
Coastal Wetlands Resilience to Climate Change ComparisonRaster Graphic (PNG) Alexandra FriesIntegration and Application Network475 views46 downloads (Details)Coastal wetlands that are protected from erosion have an adequate sediment supply to build upwards, and will likely be more resilient to the effects of climate change. Diagram from "Chesapeake Bay Report Card 2013" (p.1)- http://ian.umces.edu/press/report_cards/publication/447/2013_chesapeake_bay_report_card_2014-05-23/ Add to lightbox
Woods along the shoreline Woods along the shoreline of Chesapeake Bay. erosion,tree,protection,climate change,sea level rise,wetland,estuary,restoration,stabilization,buffer,living shoreline
Woods along the shorelinePhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network206 views6 downloads (Details)Woods along the shoreline of Chesapeake Bay.Add to lightbox
Woods along the shoreline Woods along the shoreline of Chesapeake Bay.  erosion,trees,protection,climate change,sea level rise,wetland,estuary,restoration,stabilization,buffer,living shoreline
Woods along the shorelinePhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network190 views2 downloads (Details)Woods along the shoreline of Chesapeake Bay. Add to lightbox
Mangroves and oyster reefs   Mangroves and oyster reefs at Pumpkin Bay in the Ten Thousand Islands, Florida. photo,report card,Florida Department of Environmental Protection,Naples,Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve,Gulf of Mexico,saline
Mangroves and oyster reefs Photo (JPG) Alexandra FriesIntegration and Application Network654 views28 downloads (Details)Mangroves and oyster reefs at Pumpkin Bay in the Ten Thousand Islands, Florida.Add to lightbox
Power lines in Shenandoah In Shenandoah National Park, electrical power lines cross through the park, and the area around them must be maintained and managed. While they are needed, they also bisect the natural areas of the park and can disturb wildlife. Shenandoah National Park, VA. photo,electricity,conservation,national park,biodiversity,protection,nature,electricity poles
Power lines in ShenandoahPhoto (JPG) Alexandra FriesIntegration and Application Network202 views2 downloads (Details)In Shenandoah National Park, electrical power lines cross through the park, and the area around them must be maintained and managed. While they are needed, they also bisect the natural areas of the park and can disturb wildlife. Shenandoah National Park, VA.Add to lightbox
Power lines in Shenandoah In Shenandoah National Park, electrical power lines cross through the park, and the area around them must be maintained and managed. While they are needed, they also bisect the natural areas of the park and can disturb wildlife. Shenandoah National Park, VA. photo,electricity,conservation,national park,biodiversity,protection,nature,electricity poles
Power lines in ShenandoahPhoto (JPG) Alexandra FriesIntegration and Application Network134 views0 downloads (Details)In Shenandoah National Park, electrical power lines cross through the park, and the area around them must be maintained and managed. While they are needed, they also bisect the natural areas of the park and can disturb wildlife. Shenandoah National Park, VA.Add to lightbox
Power lines in Shenandoah In Shenandoah National Park, electrical power lines cross through the park, and the area around them must be maintained and managed. While they are needed, they also bisect the natural areas of the park and can disturb wildlife. Shenandoah National Park, VA. photo,electricity,conservation,national park,biodiversity,protection,nature,electricity poles
Power lines in ShenandoahPhoto (JPG) Alexandra FriesIntegration and Application Network134 views0 downloads (Details)In Shenandoah National Park, electrical power lines cross through the park, and the area around them must be maintained and managed. While they are needed, they also bisect the natural areas of the park and can disturb wildlife. Shenandoah National Park, VA.Add to lightbox
Vaccinium corymbosum (Highbush blueberry) Highbush blueberry is one of the most important plants in the blueberry family. It is found around wetlands, in woodland clearings, and open meadows, and provides food for many birds and a few mammals. symbol,vector,illustration,Plantae,Ericales,Ericaceae,wildlife,shelter,nest,berry,protection,habitat
Vaccinium corymbosum (Highbush blueberry)Vector Graphic (SVG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network273 views92 downloads (Details)Highbush blueberry is one of the most important plants in the blueberry family. It is found around wetlands, in woodland clearings, and open meadows, and provides food for many birds and a few mammals.Add to lightbox

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