Essays Tagged: "native plants"

Wetland protection in Minnesota.

e end of the dock during the summer or marching through a bog on a school field trip to learn about native plants. Have you ever taken a biology course in which you measured nitrates in local lakes or ...

(12 pages) 99 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Australias flora and fuana report

AustraliaAustralia's native flora and fauna is truly unique. Animals such as the kangaroo, possum, emu, koala, frill neck ... aroo, possum, emu, koala, frill necked lizard and the platypus are found nowhere else on Earth. Our native flora includes beautiful specimens such as the waratah, banksia, kangaroo paw and bottlebrush ... other parts of the world. This means, that they developed separately, which made them so different.Native PlantsAustralia's distinct vegetation began to take shape after Australia became a continent. ...

(4 pages) 29 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Forest Fire: Help or Harm?

rees, and rejuvenates forests. Fires creates plant and animal habitats and encourages the growth of native plants. Fire was the forest management tool foe Native Americans for thousands of years. "Nat ...

(3 pages) 81 3 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

MegaFauna in Australia

as one of the world's six floristic regions. Not only is Australia rich in species, but most of its native plants and animals are endemic; that is, they occur naturally only in Australia. Australia's ...

(1 pages) 31 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Overview of Ecosystems

They then, plant it out in the yard and not know the damage that they could cause. Introducing non-native plants can threaten are forest, lakes, and other ecosystems endangered spices.Ecosystems help ... he time we don't care. We will drive are cars every where, hunt and kill animals, and introduce non-native plants, not knowing or understanding the consequences. Hopefully, in articles such as this on ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.7 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Chinook salmon are on the verge of being endangered???         Yes,

below, a saturation of 90% or greater, good or excellent macroinvertebrates, 1-3ft velocity, 70% of native plants, needs to be almost completely shaded, needs to be a diverse stream about 1-1 riffle, ... Overhead Canopy, and animal impact. We first checked the Bank cover which means we had to check for native plants and for any garbage and anything that could affect salmon spawning and juveniles. When ...

(5 pages) 773 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

An essay on the drought of 1991-95 in Australia

and there was somedamage to vegetation and wildlife.As droughts occur frequently in Australia,most native plants and animals are usually wellequipped to deal with them. However, introducedcrops and a ...

(1 pages) 1865 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Dryland Salinity in Australia

land.Before European settlers came to Australia, the land was covered in vast numbers of trees and native vegetation. Over the millions of years, the plant life has adapted to be salt-tolerant. The s ... tant level as most of the rain water is used by plants before it is able to leach through the soil. Native plants also have long roots which can reach the water table. Over thousands of years, this ba ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Murray Darling Basin Contemporary Issue - Blue Green Algae

co systems collapsing or being compromised. For example, fish can no longer breathe and many of the native plants cannot grow and there is a greatly reduced amount of oxygen to support sustainable lif ... s economic and not just environmental.In the Murray Darling Basin, algae poses a major threat to native species such as Murray Cod and many native plant species. Huge sections of the river system c ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science