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Author: Edmund Morris
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: acres
Number of Pages: 262
Published: 2009-01-01
ISBN-10: 1429013923
ISBN-13: 9781429013925

Ten years after Henry David Thoreau learned how to be a poor farmer, Edmund Morris learned how to be a good one. Ten Acres Enough is the personal story of how Morris quit the publishing business and achieved happiness and prosperity by farming ten acres of fruits and berries. Rather than glorifying poverty and isolation, Ten Acres Enough shows farming as the path to financial security, while still providing all the benefits of country life-provided that the farmer understands that the key lies in producing crops of the highest possible quality, while living within striking distance of a major

Author: Alvin L. Medina
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: annotated, bibliography, history, range, rita, experimental, santa
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 1997-01
ISBN-10: 0788137530
ISBN-13: 9780788137532

The Santa Rita Experimental Range (SRER), founded in 1903, is the oldest research area maintained by the Forest Service & has been a principal site for pioneer range research on the improvement & management of semiarid grasslands in the Southwest. Results of this research have direct applicability to over 20 million acres of semiarid rangelands in the U.S. & to another 20 million acres in northern Mexico. The history of research, an environmental description, & a discussion on vegetation changes are provided along with a complete listing of scientific publications related to SRER.

Author: Lowell L. Klessig
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: rural, property, managing, buying, acres, guide, country
Number of Pages: 57
Published: 1999-04
ISBN-10: 0788178237
ISBN-13: 9780788178238

This guide is for you if you own or plan to buy: a few acres for a country residence, a small or abandoned farm, a back 40 of woods, a hunting tract, or a lot on a lake. Sections include: rural life & customs; understanding the physical resource & legal descriptions; purchasing property rights; zoning & other public controls of land use; town government; why manage rural property?; woodlot management; wetlands & ponds; prairies, grasslands, & hedgerows; small farm management; private wells; private waste disposal; legal relationships with neighbors; trespass & liability; & selling & leasing ru

Author: Russell H. Conwell
Publisher: Arc Manor LLC
Keywords: diamonds, acres
Number of Pages: 133
Published: 2008-04
ISBN-10: 1604501863
ISBN-13: 9781604501865

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Author: Ralph J. Alig
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: uses, projections, land, major, changes, forests, area
Number of Pages: 105
Published: 2011-05
ISBN-10: 1437938698
ISBN-13: 9781437938692

Describes area changes among major land uses on the U.S. land base for historical trends from 1982 to 2002 and projections out to 2062. Historically, 11 million acres of forest, cropland, and open space were converted to urban and other developed uses from 1992 to 1997 on non-federal land in the contiguous U.S. The largest percentage increase was in urban use, which grew by 10% or 7.3 million acres between 1997 and 2001. Forest land was the largest source of land converted to developed uses such as urbanization. Urban and other developed areas are projected to continue to grow substantially, i

Author: Robin N. Nazzaro
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: land, process, exchange, additional, actions, needed, oversight, improved, management, blm, forest, service, federal
Number of Pages: 126
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437918018
ISBN-13: 9781437918014

The Bureau of Land Mgmt. (BLM) and the Forest Service manage millions of acres of public land. To enhance land mgmt. and fulfill other public objectives, they acquire and dispose of land using exchanges -- trading fed. lands for lands owned by willing private entities, individuals, or state or local govżts. Concerns have been raised about whether the public interest has always been served in these land exchanges. This report: (1) analyzes the number, trends, and characteristics of BLM and Forest Service land exchanges; and (2) determines the effectiveness of agency actions to address previous

Author: Brian J. Lepore
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: training, continues, requirements, improve, annual, update, reporting, addresses, report, dod’s, sustainability, ranges, military, congressional
Number of Pages: 20
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437924786
ISBN-13: 9781437924787

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. The DoDżs training ranges vary in size from a few acres, for small arms training, to over a million acres for large maneuver exercises and weapons testing, and include broad open ocean areas for offshore training and testing. DoD has defined a number of factors -- including competition for broadcast frequencies or airspace, air and noise pollution, endangered species, critical habitats and other protected resources, unexploded munitions, urban growth around installations, and civilian access -- that it says encroach upon its tra
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