Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Author "Marlin, John C."

  • Marlin, John C. (Urbana, IL : Illinois Water Resources Center, 2001)
    During the past two centuries the Illinois River and its hydrology have been altered numerous times. Early navigation works, levees, diversion, agricultural and urban drainage practices, locks and dams and other changes ...

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  • Marlin, John C. (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2004)
    A barge load of sediment excavated by clamshell from Lower Peoria Lake was shipped to Chicago, Ill. It was loaded onto trucks with a large excavator and placed at a conservation area and the Paxton I landfill reclamation ...

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  • Marlin, John C.; Darmody, Robert G. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-03)
    This report is a review of the sediment beneficial use project coordinated by the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC), which became known as the "Mud to Parks" project. This document focuses on published and ...

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  • Marlin, John C. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    The Student Sustainability Committee at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign provided a grant to the Prairie Research Institute to develop a native prairie patch behind the Natural Resources Building (NRB) and ...

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  • Marlin, John C. (Bonsall, CA : Western Dredging Assocation, 2002-06)
    The overall habitat quality of the Illinois River is significantly degraded by over 100 years of sediment accumulation. Once-deep backwaters and side channels have lost well over 70 percent of their water storage capacity ...

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  • Marlin, John C. (s.l. ; DMG World Media, 2004-02)
    Hundreds of backwater lakes and side channels along the Illinois River have lost much of their usefulness as habitat for fish, waterfowl, and other flora and fauna due to accumulated sediment. Removal of a significant ...

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  • Marlin, John C. (Bonsall, CA : Western Dredging Assocation, 2004-07)
    Sedimentation severely impacts aquatic habitat along the Illinois River system in Illinois. The problem is especially severe in backwater lakes and the Peoria Lakes that are bisected by the navigation channel. The State ...

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  • Marlin, John C.; Darmody, Robert G. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-03)
    The "Mud to Parks" Project highlights a rare opportunity to simultaneously generate environmental, recreational, and economic benefits in two distinct areas of the state of Illinois. This poster details the background of ...

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  • Marlin, John C. (Urbana, IL : Illinois Water Resources Center, 1999)
    This paper focuses on an overview of concepts for removing sediment from the backwaters and side channels of the Illinois River.

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  • Marlin, John C.; Darmody, Robert G. (College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; the Nature of Illinois Foundation; the Illinois Stewardship Advisory Committee., 2005-04)
    The "Mud to Parks" Project highlights a rare opportunity to simultaneously generate environmental, recreational, and economic benefits in two distinct areas of the state of Illinois. This article details the background of ...

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  • Marlin, John C. (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2003)
    Sediment excavated from an Illinois River backwater with a clamshell bucket was stockpiled on a field. The following day it loaded into concrete handling trucks. A concrete pump and placing boom had little difficulty ...

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  • Marlin, John C. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Provides an overview and photos of spring woodland wildflowers that are native to Illinois.

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  • Marlin, John C. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Provides information about woodland wildflowers commonly used in Illinois landscaping.

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  • Marlin, John C.; Donovan, Lindsay (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014)
    The prairie at Florida and Orchard streets in Urbana underwent a transformation over the 2013 growing season. In April, it was dominated by dandelions and weeds. As the season progressed, a variety of prairie plants ...

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