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Connection to Nature

Description: Lesson plan containing a collection of activities and resources regarding connections to nature that meet state education standards and national sustainability standards for the 2nd grade level.
Date: June 26, 2014
Creator: Ibarra, Vanessa
Partner: UNT Office of Sustainability

Informacion Ambiental y Ecologica Sobre los Llanos del Rio Orinoco: Proyecto Orinoco-Apure: Seccion 3

Description: This report is section three of a study of the Llanos del Rio Orinoco. The aim of the study is to establish relationships between the characteristics of plant communities of the Central Plains of Venezuela and geomorfogenetica and pedogenic evolution during the Quaternary.
Date: June 1985
Creator: Acevedo, Miguel F.; Silva, Juan F. & Raventós, José
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Informacion Ambiental y Ecologica Sobre los Llanos del Rio Orinoco: Proyecto Orinoco-Apure: Secciones 1 y 2

Description: This report includes sections one and two of a study of the Llanos del Rio Orinoco. The aim of this study is to establish relationships between the characteristics of plant communities of the Central Plains of Venezuela and geomorfogenetica and pedogenic evolution during the Quaternary.
Date: June 1985
Creator: Acevedo, Miguel F.; Silva, Juan F. & Raventós, José
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

The ryegrasses.

Description: Describes different kinds of ryegrass, the best climate and soil for its growth, and the steps a farmer should take for successful hay and pasture growth.
Date: May 1940
Creator: Schoth, H. A. (Harry August), b. 1891. & Hein, M. A. (Mason August), b. 1894.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wood chips for the land.

Description: Describes how farmers and ranchers can use wood chips to prevent soil erosion, as bedding for livestock, and as a way to make soil richer for producing crops.
Date: June 1952
Creator: McIntyre, Arthur Clifton, 1894-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Our remaining land : we can use it and save it.

Description: Discusses the condition of the remaining productive land in the United States and the risk of losing it to soil erosion. Describes conservation efforts including the use of land standards in conservation planning.
Date: June 1949
Creator: United States. Soil Conservation Service.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tomorrow's food.

Description: Describes the Agricultural Conservation Program and its role in safeguarding the food supply through soil conservation assistance.
Date: July 1949
Creator: United States. Agricultural Conservation Programs Branch.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sagebrush burning : good and bad.

Description: Describes best practices for burning sagebrush and the grazing management to be used after burning to improve the production of forage on rangelands.
Date: 1954
Creator: Pechanec, Joseph F. (Joseph Frank), 1910-; Blaisdell, James Pershing, 1918- & Stewart, George, b. 1888
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

From the dust of the earth.

Description: Describes how the things people enjoy in everyday life come from the soil, either directly or indirectly, and the value of participating in soil conservation.
Date: March 1952
Creator: Lathrop, William H., 1900-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Use the land and save the soil.

Description: This bulletin briefly answers the questions: "What is soil and water conservation?" and "How does the Soil Conservation Service help farmers and landowners?"
Date: September 1949
Creator: Musser, R. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Growing black locust trees.

Description: Discusses the practice of growing black locust trees for profit in the timber industry as a method of erosion control and soil building. Provides suggestions for watering, weeding, insect and disease control, and marketing of seedlings.
Date: January 1941
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Taming runaway waters

Description: Describes the damage caused and the economic impact of floods and fast-moving water. Discusses the role of soil and water management programs in flood control.
Date: November 1949
Creator: Gee, C. W. (Chester Wilson), 1904-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Terracing farm lands.

Description: Discusses terracing as a way to prevent soil erosion. Provides instructions for building and maintaining terraces.
Date: 1924
Creator: Ramser, C. E. (Charles Ernest), b. 1885.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department