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Title:Early accounts of the ecology of the Vermilion River area
Author(s):White, John
Subject(s):Natural resources surveys --Illinois.
Natural resources conservation areas --Illinois.
Vermilion River Watershed (Ill. and Ind.)
Geographic Coverage:Illinois
Abstract:The Early Accounts of the Ecology of the Vermilion River Area examines an area in east central Illinois along the Indiana Illinois border. Because significant natural community and species diversity has been found in the Vermilion River watershed, a portion of the area has been designated a state "Resource Rich Area". This report is part of a series of reports on areas of lllinois where a public-private partnership has been formed to protect natural resources. The reports provide information on the natural and human resources of the areas as a basis for managing and improving their ecosystems. The determination of resource rich areas and development of ecosystem-based information and management programs in Illinois are the result of three processes -the Critical Trends Assessment Program, the Conservation Congress, and the Water Resources and Land Use Priorities Task Force.
Issue Date:2002
Publisher:Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources
Series/Report:Critical Trends Assessment Program
Genre:Report (Grant or Annual)
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Rights Information:This document is a product of the Illinois state scientific surveys and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, and has been selected and made available by the Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is intended solely for noncommercial research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2009-10-07

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  • Critical Trends Assessment Program Regional Watershed Assessments
    DDetailed assessments of 32 major watersheds in Illinois, conducted through the Critical Trends Assessment Program administered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Includes contributions from each of the State Scientific Surveys which are now part of the Prairie Research Institute.

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