Files in this item

FilesDescriptionFormat

application/pdf

application/pdfsugarpec1.pdf (4Mb)
Volume 1: GeologyPDF

application/pdf

application/pdfsugarpec2.pdf (2Mb)
Volume 2: Water ResourcesPDF

application/pdf

application/pdfsugarpec3.pdf (8Mb)
Volume 3: Living ResourcesPDF

application/pdf

application/pdfsugarpec4.pdf (4Mb)
Volume 4: Socio-Economic Profile; Environmental Quality; Archaeological ResourcesPDF

application/pdf

application/pdfsugarpedv2sup.pdf (259Kb)
PDF

application/pdf

application/pdfsugarpedv2sup.pdf (259Kb)
Vol. 2 Supplement. Surface Water ResourcesPDF

application/pdf

application/pdfsugarpedv2sup.pdf (259Kb)
Vol. 2 Supplement. Surface Water QualityPDF

Description

Title:Sugar-Pecatonica area assessment
Subject(s):Natural resources surveys --Pecatonica River Watershed (Wis. and Ill.)
Natural resources surveys --Sugar River Watershed (Wis. and Ill.)
Natural resources conservation areas --Pecatonica River Watershed (Wis. and Ill.)
Natural resources conservation areas --Sugar River Watershed (Wis. and Ill.)
Natural resources surveys --Illinois
Natural resources conservation areas --Illinois
Pecatonica River Watershed (Wis. and Ill.)
Sugar River Watershed (Wis. and Ill.)
Geographic Coverage:Illinois
Abstract:The Sugar-Pecatonica Area Assessment encompasses approximately 796.3 square miles (509,675 acres) in north central Illinois along the Wisconsin/Illinois border. The area includes virtually all of Stephenson County, the northwestern half of Winnebago County, and very small portions of Carroll, Jo Daviess, and Ogle counties. There are 21 subbasins along the Sugar and Pecatonica rivers, of which one has been designated a "Resource Rich Area" because it contains significant natural community diversity. The Sugar-Pecatonica Rivers Ecosystem Partnership was subsequently formed around this core area of high quality ecological resources. This assessment is comprised of five volumes. In Volume 1, Geology discusses the geology, soils, and minerals in the assessment area. Volume 2, Water Resources, discusses the surface and groundwater resources and Volume 3, Living Resources, describes the natural vegetation communities and the fauna of the region. Volume 4 contains three parts: Part I, Socio-Economic Profile, discusses the demographics, infrastructure, and economy of the area, focusing on the two counties with the greatest amount of land in the area -Stephenson and Winnebago; 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 known in the area. Volume 5, Early Accounts of the Ecology of the Sugar-Pecatonica Area, describes the ecology of the area as recorded by historical writings of explorers, 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)
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/14266
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:2009-11-19
Identifier in Online Catalog:4083640
OCLC Identifier:(OCoLC)ocm40327947


This item appears in the following Collection(s)

  • 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.

Item Statistics

  • Total Downloads: 833
  • Downloads this Month: 6
  • Downloads Today: 1