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    • American Naturalists 

      Parker, Amber L.; Prysby, Michelle D.; Kirwan, Jeffrey Lynn (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-06-19)
      Discusses the definition of natural history, important naturalists who have contributed to describing the natural history of Virginia, skills of a naturalist, resources commonly used by naturalists, and how to establish ...
    • Biodiesel fuel 

      Wen, Zhiyou; Grisso, Robert D. (Robert Dwight), 1956-; Ogejo, Jactone Arogo; Vaughan, D. H. (David Harris), 1945- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      The purpose of this publication is to introduce the basics of biodiesel fuel and address some myths and answer some questions about biodiesel fuel before farmers and fleet owners use this type of fuel.
    • Consider Logging Residue Needs for BMP Implementation When Harvesting Biomass for Energy 

      Barrett, Scott Michael; Aust, W. Michael; Bolding, M. Chad (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-08-07)
      This publication reviews the Best Management Practices (BMP) on harvesting forestry operations particularly when harvesting biomass.
    • Decentralized Small Community Wastewater Collection Systems 

      Sample, David; Fox, Laurie; Galbraith, John M. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-07-10)
      The objective of this publication is to provide an overview of decentralized wastewater systems, in particular, small cluster wastewater systems that collect wastewater from a group of homes. This publication is not intended ...
    • A Glossary of Water-Related Terms 

      Benham, Brian Leslie, 1960- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      A list with definitions to provide the reader with a working knowledge of terms that apply to Virginia's water resources.
    • GPS Utility: a User Guide for Natural Resource Professionals and Educators 

      McGee, John (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      An introduction to GPS Utility, an easy-to-use software application for managing, manipulating, and mapping your GPS information.
    • Greywater Reuse 

      Ling, Erin; Benham, Brian Leslie, 1960- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-04-30)
      Provides an explanation of greywater, its differences from blackwater, why it should be reused, how it can be used, and potential barriers that may impede the adoption of residential greywater use.
    • Growing American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) in Forestlands 

      Vaughan, Ritchie C.; Chamberlain, James L. (James Luther), 1956-; Munsell, John F. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication provides extension agent, foresters, and landowners with information on ginseng and how it can be profitable farmed in the forest, including basic biology, uses, applicable laws, habitat, planting techniques, ...
    • Guide to threatened and endangered species on private lands in Virginia 

      Gagnon, Jennifer L.; Barrett, Scott Michael; Parkhurst, James A. (James Albert) (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2010-10-05)
      Under the federal Endangered Species Act and Virginia's endangered species regulations, landowners are required to minimize negative effects on threatened and endangered species. This publication summarizes the relevant ...
    • Household Water Quality in Caroline County, Virginia 

      Ling, Erin; Benham, Brian Leslie, 1960- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-08-19)
      Clinic participants received objective information about caring for and maintaining their private water supply systems, and specific advice about addressing any problems that were identified through the analysis of their ...
    • Household Water Quality in Franklin County, Virginia 

      Ling, Erin; Benham, Brian Leslie, 1960- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-09-02)
      Clinic participants received objective information about caring for and maintaining their private water supply systems, and specific advice about addressing any problems that were identified through the analysis of their ...
    • Hydrology Basics and the Hydrologic Cycle 

      Easton, Zachary M.; Bock, Emily (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-11-09)
      Discusses basic principles of hydrology and also the water cycle.
    • Hydrology Basics and the Hydrologic Cycle 

      Easton, Zachary M.; Bock, Emily (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-11-09)
      Presents and explains some concepts in hydrology and the hydrologic cycle, with emphasis on some concepts of importance in agroecosystems.
    • Implementation: What Happens after the TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Load) Is Developed? 

      Benham, Brian Leslie, 1960-; Zeckoski, Sara C. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2005-09-01)
      A TMDL, or total maximum daily load, defines the total pollutant loading a water body can receive and till meet water quality standards. This article explains the TMDL implementation process in Virginia provides strategies ...
    • Invasive Exotic Plant Species Identification and Management 

      Yancey, Matthew (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2005-09-01)
      This publication informs landowners about invasive exotic plants and the best methods to control them.
    • Invasive Plants -- A Horticultural Perspective 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951-; Von Holle, Betsy (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-04-28)
      This publication explains how nonnative invasive plants are harmful and why you should care, how to predict the invasive potential of a plant, and how gardeners and landscape professionals can make informed choices when ...
    • Landowner's Guide to Managing Streams in the Eastern United States 

      Helfrich, Louis A. (Louis Anthony), 1942-; Weigmann, Diana L.; Neves, Richard J. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication provides general information and management guidelines to help stream property owners and their neighbors protect, improve, and restore streams.
    • A landowner's guide to working with sportsmen in Virginia 

      Bromley, Peter T. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      To foster positive relations between sportsmen and landowners, this publication discusses liability, alternative ways of managing access to private lands, and uses and methods of posting by landowners.
    • Lean Inventory Management in the Wood Products Industry: Examples and Applications 

      Quesada-Pineda, Henry J. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2008-09-28)
      One of the most difficult aspects of any manufacturing system is to control inventory. This article covers the basics of managing inventory in wood products industries using two models: one that works with deterministic ...
    • Microbial Source Tracking and the TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Loads) Process 

      Hagedorn, Charles; Benham, Brian Leslie, 1960-; Zeckoski, Sara C. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication explains microbial source tracking (MST), also known as bacterial source tracking (BST), and four approaches to identifying sources of fecal pollution. It describes the specific methods used in Virginia's ...