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Use of Electricity in the Control of Sea Lampreys: Electromechanical Weirs and Traps and Electrical Barriers

Description: From abstract: An account is given of experiments conducted in 1951 and 1952 with electro-mechanical and electrical barriers for the blocking and/or capture of sea lamprey runs in tributary streams of northern Lake Huron and northern Lake Michigan.
Date: December 1952
Creator: Applegate, Vernon C.; Smith, Bernard R. & Nielsen, Willis L.

Biological Survey of Texas

Description: From introduction: "Report on the biological survey of Texas conducted over a number of years through collection of information and specimens. Focus on life zones and their subdivisions and on the mammals and reptiles of the state."
Date: October 24, 1905
Creator: Bailey, Vernon

The Mammals and Life Zones of Oregon

Description: From introduction: "Summary of the life zones and mammals of Oregon with emphasis on providing reliable information on the management of wildlife. Importance for identifying those species which are state and national assets, and those species of less value or destructive habits."
Date: 1936
Creator: Bailey, Vernon

Mammals of New Mexico

Description: Summary of the species of mammals native to New Mexico, including a map of the life zones, descriptions of the physiographic features, and lists of characteristic zone-marking plants, birds, mammals.
Date: December 1931
Creator: Bailey, Vernon

Some Biological Effects of Ditching Tidewater Marshes

Description: Just a century ago some 625,000 acres of salt, brackish, and freshwater marshes bordered the Atlantic coast from Maine to Virginia. As early as 1885, however, work was begun to reclaim for agriculture considerable acreages of the fresher tidal lands. This research was conducted to study the effects of marshland drainage on plants, wildlife and wildlife habitat.
Date: 1950
Creator: Bourn, Warren Scudder

Life Zone Investigations in Wyoming

Description: Characterizes five transcontinental life zones in Wyoming; defines their extent and limits; lists mammal, breeding bird, reptile, amphibian, and plant species; and provides notes on distribution and abundance of trees observed during the survey.
Date: October 3, 1917
Creator: Cary, Merritt

Duck Production Studies on the Prairie Potholes of South Dakota

Description: From introduction: "Determine the extent, distribution, and numbers of small water areas formerly and now present in the prairie pothole region of the Dakotas and Minnesota; to determine their importance to wildlife, the factors bringing about their disappearance, and to develop, if possible, methods for their preservation, if that appears warranted."
Date: March 1956
Creator: Evans, Charles D.