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Identifying Impediments to Completing an Urban Forest Canopy Assessment in Municipalities in the State of Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2010-05-12)
Tree canopy assessments help identify the extent and location of urban forest resources under management. Tree canopy assessments give a picture of what the urban forest resource looks like presently; and can be used to ...
Designing an Urban Forest Inventory System for a Small Municipality: A Case Study of Falls Church, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2015-05-16)
The City of Falls Church, Virginia is an independent city in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, with a population of 13,600 within its two square mile jurisdiction. The City's residents are justifiably proud of their ...
Potential for identifying changes in land cover in Nepal using satellite imagery
(Virginia Tech, 1993)
A description of floral diversity in the southern Appalachians with forest management considerations for conservation
(Virginia Tech, 1994-05-04)
Biological diversity is the variety of plant and animal life, habitats and ecosystems, and the biological processes and functions within them. It is this simple yet profoundly important concept in biology which in recent ...
An evaluation of potential planning processes for national parks in Malaysia
(Virginia Tech, 1990)
Function, Design, and Establishment of Riparian Forest Buffers: A Review
(Virginia Tech, 1999-02-08)
Through the interaction of their soils, hydrology, and biotic communities, riparian forests protect and improve water quality, provide habitat for plants and animals, support aquatic communities, and provide many benefits ...
The Role of Outreach Education in Achieving Environmental Literacy
(Virginia Tech, 2000-04-18)
Teachers of all disciplines are instrumental in shaping the characters and behaviors of future citizens. One of the greatest challenges facing environmental educators is relating to a population that is increasingly insulated ...
Growing Trees in a Gravel Bed Stormwater Retention System as a Novel Approach to Stormwater Management in Urban Sites
Dense urban areas are typically covered by impervious surfaces used to construct roadways, parking lots, and sidewalks. Sealing over soils with impervious surfaces increases stormwater runoff volume and reduces water quality ...
Non-Timber Forest Products in the Livelihood and Coping Strategies of Households and Communities Afflicted by HIV/AIDS
(Virginia Tech, 2003-10-20)
This paper argues that natural resources, specifically non-timber forest products (i.e., medicinal plants, wild foods, artesinal materials, etc.) play an integral part in household and community responses to the biophysical ...
Characterization of the Vegetation and Soil of the Forest Communities at Camp Brookside in Summers County, West Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2004-12-07)
Camp Brookside, a seasonal island, is located on the floodplain of the New River in Summers County, West Virginia. This island hosts several rare plant species and a rare plant community known as a riverside flat rock plant ...