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An Overview of Wetland Impacts and Mitigation in Northern Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2005-04-18)
Review of the wetland permit program in northern Virginia provides insight into the process of achieving â no net lossâ of existing acreage and functions by the Virginia Water Protection Permit (VWPP) Program as ...
Digestibility of Foods and Anthropogenic Feeding of Black Bears in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2001-08-10)
<p> For years, bear hunters have provided an unknown amount of food to black bears <i>(Ursus americanus)</i> in Virginia, supplementing their natural food supply. Possible effects of feeding bears can be negative, such ...
A Case Study of the Dimensions of Affordability of Undergraduate Education in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2008-10-31)
The main purpose of this research was to examine the dimensions of affordability of public undergraduate education, focusing on a single state during a particular period of time. The main research question was: What are ...
Sense of community, political participation, and civic engagement: An examination of the relationships between local daily newspapers, news websites, and their communities
(Virginia Tech, 2016-08-02)
Newspapers have been shown to have positive correlations with their readers, sense of community, political participation, and civic engagement. Using McMillan and Chavis, Sense of Community Theory and its accompanying SCI-2 ...
Spatial Ecology of Bobcats (Lynx rufus) in the Appalachian Mountains of Western Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2019-08-27)
Despite the prevalent distribution of bobcats in western Virginia and the broader region of Appalachia, there is a paucity of information on their spatial ecology in this region. Due to the unique ecological conditions of ...
Dynamic systems analysis of fossil dinoflagellates from the Atlantic Coastal Plain, USA
(Virginia Tech, 1996-07-05)
Landscape Level Evaluation of Northern Bobwhite Habitats in Eastern Virginia Using Landsat TM Imagery
(Virginia Tech, 1999-02-04)
<P>Northern bobwhite (<I>Colinus virginianus</I>) are important game birds associated with early successional habitats across the southeastern United States. In the past 30+ years there has been an almost universal decline ...
Geochemical and Taphonomic Signatures of Freshwater Mussel Shells as Evidence of Mercury-Related Extirpations in the North Fork Holston River, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2004-05-11)
This study utilized freshwater mussel shells to assess the role of mercury contamination in the North Fork Holston River, an aquatic habitat affected by extensive extirpations of mussel populations starting in the early ...
Producer Network Effects for Rural Economic Development: An Investigation into the Economic Development Potential of Information Production as a Firm-Level Effect of Broadband Telecommunications in Rural Areas
(Virginia Tech, 2005-04-29)
Broadband telecommunications infrastructure is considered to be an economic development necessity by a significant number of policymakers and economic development professionals, particularly in rural areas. Across the ...
A Procedure for the Preliminary Assessment of Water Supply Availability
(Virginia Tech, 2001-03-15)
Of the factors that determine development potential in a given geographic area, the availability of water for residential, commercial, and industrial purposes is a primary indication of prospective growth. Governmental ...