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Wildlife Study Guide

Along with aquatics, forestry and soils, wildlife is another of our valuable natural resources. Wildlife are highly dependent upon the status of aquatic, forestry and soil ecology. Today, the greatest threat to wildlife is habitat loss. The impact of human land use practices on wildlife populations and their habitats is a major concern nation-wide. Download …

Soil and Land Use Study Guide

There can be many uses of the word “soil”, depending upon the context. For example, soil can be thought of as an engineering material for road construction, as dirt on clothing, as a mixture of ingredients for growing potted plants, or what the farmers plow every spring. Download a Soil and Land Use Study Guide …

Aquatic Ecology Study Guide

Aquatics or aquatic ecology is the study of animals and plants in freshwater environments. In addition to the many common aquatic species in New York, a student of aquatics learns about watersheds, wetlands and the hydrologic cycle. Essential to understanding and appreciating the field of aquatics is a basic knowledge of the physical and chemical …

NY State Envirothon Forestry Study Guide

The forestry station will focus on forests as ecosystems in New York State. Students will be expected to have a basic understanding of forested ecosystems, how they function and change over time, their role in a watershed, and why they are valuable resources. Download the entire Forestry Section in a .PDF In general, the word …

2017 Current Issue

Agricultural Soil and Water Conservation Stewardship (current topic)  Download a PDF of this section Key Topics 1. Soil and Water Conservation best management practices; their purpose and implementation. 2. How are soil and water conservation best management practices interrelated to the management of wildlife, forestry and aquatic systems? 3. How do agriculturists maintain a balance between …

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