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Definition: 1. land, ground, terra firma; floor. 2. soil, clay, loam; dirt, sod, turf; ground. 3. terrestrial.

Forty-five years ago, I participated in the first Earth Day Celebration held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on… 1,415 more words


Wyoming - Land of Freedom

The mountains knew the definition of freedom. They provided a place where he could find his mind. – Daniel J. Rice

In 2004 I accepted a position as the Assistant Field Manager for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Pinedale, Wyoming.

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WANTED: The "Big O" Crabapple

Malus coronaria

This apple (the variety is called “Big O”) was last seen in 2006 at the USDA/NRCS Jimmy Carter Plant Materials Center in Americus, Georgia. 147 more words

International Year of Soils Resources

The land ethic simply enlarges the boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants, and animals, or collectively: the land.  — Aldo Leopold

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The Cover Crop Chart

The Cover Crop Chart (v. 2.0) is designed to assist producers with decisions on the use of cover crops in crop and forage production systems. The chart, patterned after the periodic table of elements, includes information on 58 crop species that may be planted individually or in cocktail mixtures. 50 more words


Snowpack Lowest In Colorado Since Deadly 2012 Wildfire Season

DENVER (CBS4) – After a dry and warm March the snow in Colorado’s mountains is melting fast.

As of March 31, the statewide snowpack was 72 percent of normal, down two percent in just 24 hours. 310 more words