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Title:Kishwaukee River area assessment
Author(s):Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Office of Scientific Research and Analysis
Contributor(s):Illinois Department of Natural Resources, State Geological Survey Division
Subject(s):Natural resources surveys --Illinois --Kishwaukee River Watershed
Natural resources conservation areas --Illinois --Kishwaukee River Watershed
Kishwaukee River Watershed (Ill.)
Geographic Coverage:Illinois
Abstract:describes the natural vegetation communities and the fauna ofthe region. Volume 4 contains three parts: Part I, Socio-Economic Profile, discusses the demographics, infrastructure, and economy ofthe area, focusing on the four counties with the greatest amount ofland in the area --Boone, DeKalb, McHenry and Winnebago counties; Part II, Environmental Quality, discusses air and water quality, and hazardous and toxic waste generation and management in the area; and Part III, Archaeological Resources, identifies and assesses the archaeological sites, ranging from the Paleoindian Prehistoric (B.C. 10,000) to Postwar (AD. 1946), known in the assessment watershed. Volume 5, Early Accountsofthe Ecology ofthe Kishwaukee Area, describes the ecology ofthe area as recorded by historical writings ofexplorers, pioneers, early visitors and early historians.
Issue Date:1998
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:These documents are 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. They are intended solely for noncommercial research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2009-10-07
Identifier in Online Catalog:4041403
OCLC Identifier:(OCoLC)ocm38978069

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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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