The Powder River Basin of Wyoming and Montana contains about 162 billion short tons (BST) of recoverable coal from a total of 1.07 trillion short tons of in-place resources according to a new USGS assessment.
For the first time, U.S. Geological Survey scientists have mapped long-term average evapotranspiration rates across the continental United States – a crucial tool for water managers and planners because of the huge role evapotranspiration plays in...
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Across the U.S. Midwest, homeowners are restoring their yards and former farmland to the native prairie that existed in pre-settlement days.
Geotech Environmental Equipment's insight:
Homeowners in the U.S. who are restoring yards and former farmland to the native prairie that existed in pre-settlement days. Working with organizations such as The Prairie Enthusiast and the Tallgrass Prairie Center, property owners are bringing back native grass species that in turn attract an abundance of wildflowers and wildlife — all while using less water and no fertilizer.
Plant and animal species are shifting their geographic ranges and the timing of their life events – such as flowering, laying eggs or migrating – at faster rates than researchers documented just a few years ago, according to a technical report on...