Which of the following differentiates between deforestation and clearcutting?
Who owns and manages about one-third of the total U.S. land area?
How is the balance of a forest's environmental, commercial, and recreational viability managed?
Michelle works for the federal government, and as part of her job, she is responsible for managing and conserving federally-owned land. She most likely works for which federal agency?
In working to create a sustainable forest area, a forestry service should avoid which practice?
How does deforestation disrupt the water cycle?
Which of the following is FALSE about wilderness areas?
What philosophy should guide sustainable forest management?
If a plant species is endemic to Mt. Kilimanjaro, what does that mean?
Which of the following statements is TRUE of the Environmental Movement?
All of the following represent possible uses of federal public lands EXCEPT _____.
What kinds of conditions are typical of areas with temperate deciduous forests?
Why is rangeland a good location for renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power?
Which of the following is a possible reason for a landowner to enter into a conservation easement?
How does deforestation result in increased emission of greenhouse gases?
What is the approximate total land area of the United States?
Which part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range receives the highest amount of rainfall?
Which of the following is NOT a way privately-owned land can be used?
Which of the following is NOT a use of rangeland?
Which of the following statements about estuaries are true?
A. They are the gateway to freshwater breeding grounds of some marine animals
B. They are the breeding grounds for many types of aquatic animals
C. Estuaries are resistant to pollution because the constant inflow of freshwater flushes the pollutants out into the ocean.
D. They are areas where freshwater streams or rivers merge with the sea
What is one of the inferences that can be drawn about rangeland degradation?
Which of the following best describes rangeland?
Why is air and water pollution a concern for national parks?
total net basis, which biome is the most productive?
Which biome has the greatest species richness?
What law did President Lyndon B. Johnson sign that formally designated areas in the U.S. as wilderness?
Which of the following is NOT a consequence of deforestation?
Which of the following is FALSE of rangeland?
Which of the following is true about savannas?
What was created to protect U.S. wilderness areas for the long-term preservation of their natural condition?
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