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Soil Survey � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 57
Summary � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 57
Chapter 5: Soil Erosion � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 59
When Is Erosion a Problem? � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 60
Results of Erosion � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 63
Summary � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 66
Chapter 6: Controlling Erosion on the Farm � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 68
Land Capability and Land Use � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 69
Control Measures for Water-Caused Erosion � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 72
Vegetative Control of Water-Caused Erosion � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 72
Mechanical Control of Water-Caused Erosion � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 75
Controlling Wind-Caused Erosion � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 78
Summary � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 79
Chapter 7: nonfarm Erosion Control � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 81
Controlling Nonfarm Erosion � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 82
Mechanical Erosion Controls � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 83
Vegetative Erosion Controls � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 85
Highway Erosion Control � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 87
Strip Mining Operations � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 88
Summary � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 89
Chapter 8: Rangeland Management � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 91
The Grasslands � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 93
History of the Ranges in This Country � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 95
The Taylor Grazing Act of 1934 � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 100
Types of Vegetation � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 100
Range Management Techniques � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 101
Summary � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 104
Chapter 9: Landfills and Solid Waste Management � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 106
Solid Wastes � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 107
Types of Solid Waste � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 112
Disposal of Solid Waste � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 112
What Is a Landfill? � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 113
Natural Attenuation Landfills � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 114
Containment Landfills � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 116
Why Recycling? � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 118
Timeline of Msw Management in the United States � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 118
Summary � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 120
Chapter 10: Wetland Preservation and Management � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 122
What Are Wetlands? � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 123
History of Wetlands in the United States � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 125
Wetland Identification � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 128
Types of Wetlands � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 130
Status of Wetlands in the United States � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 133
Wetland Preservation � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 135
Wetland Management � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 136
Other Government Programs � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 137
Summary � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 138



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