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This report is a scientific assessment of the characteristic composition, structure, and processes of ecosystems in the southern one-third of Illinois and Indiana and a small part of western Kentucky. It includes chapters on ecological sections and soils, water resources, forest, plants, and…
Author(s): Frank R., III ed. Thompson
Keywords: crayfish, current conditions, communities, exotics, fish, forests, Hoosier National Forest, mussels, Shawnee National Forest, soils, water resources, wildlife
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-244. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 267 p.
Year: 2004
The landscapes of southern Illinois and Indiana consist of a mix of private, State, and federally owned land used in a variety of ways. The area is comprised of nearly equal proportions of forest and open or agricultural lands. It includes species and communities that contribute significantly to…
Author(s): Frank R., III Thompson
Keywords: Hoosier National Forest, Shawnee National Forest, current conditions, forests, fish, wildlife
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-244. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 267 p.
Year: 2004
I present information on the ecological sections, subsections, and soils within the Hoosier-Shawnee Ecological Assessment Area. The assessment area falls within the Ozark Highlands Section, the Upper Golf Coastal Plain Section, and the Shawnee Hills and Highland Rim Sections of the Interior Low…
Author(s): Felix, Jr. Ponder
Keywords: Hoosier National Forest, Shawnee National Forest, soils, current conditions
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-244. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 267 p.
Year: 2004
We review the historical and current status of forests in the Hoosier-Shawnee Ecological Assessment Area. Native American people influenced the vegetation through fire and agricultural clearing across the region until the early 1800s when European settlers arrived. Clearing of the land for…
Author(s): George R. Parker, Charles M. Ruffner
Keywords: Hoosier National Forest, Shawnee National Forest, current conditions, forests
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-244. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 267 p.
Year: 2004
The diverse natural communities in the Hoosier-Shawnee Ecological Assessment Area include forests, barrens, cliffs, wetlands, and streams. Communities are described based on their dominant and characteristic canopy and understory species as well as abiotic factors. An assessment of the global and…
Author(s): Steven D. Olson, Michael A. Homoya, Elizabeth L. Shimp
Keywords: Hoosier National Forest, Shawnee National Forest, exotic, plant communities
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-244. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 267 p.
Year: 2004
The Hoosier-Shawnee Ecological Assessment Area contains 40 major watersheds with unique hydrological, ecological, and socioeconomic features. Depending on the watershed, major groundwater resources are a combination of sandstone, carbonate, and semiconsolidated or unconsolidated sand/gravel…
Author(s): Matt R. Whiles, James E. Garvey
Keywords: Hoosier National Forest, Shawnee National Forest, water resources, fish, mussels, crayfish
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-244. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 267 p.
Year: 2004
The Hoosier-Shawnee Ecological Assessment Area, part of the Coastal Plain and Interior Low Plateau physiographic provinces, includes 194 native fish species, 76 native mussel species, and 34 native crayfish species. Five of the subregions (e.g., Mississippi Embayment) that make up the assessment…
Author(s): M. Burr Brooks, Justin T. Sipiorski, Matthew R. Thomas, Kevin S. Cummings, Christopher A. Taylor
Keywords: Hoosier National Forest, Shawnee National Forest, water resources, fish, mussels, crayfish
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-244. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 267 p.
Year: 2004
We reviewed the current status of amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and selected invertebrates within the Hoosier-Shawnee Ecological Assessment Area. Species selected for this evaluation included those most commonly considered with respect to land management, namely threatened and endangered…
Author(s): Clark D. McCreedy, Kelly A. Reynolds, Cynthia M. Basile, Matthew C. Nicholson, Katie M. Dugger, Megan E. Gross, Gary M., Jr. Mohr
Keywords: Hoosier National Forest, Shawnee National Forest, communities, wildlife
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-244. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 267 p.
Year: 2004
Various native and exotic insects and diseases affect the forest ecosystems of the Hoosier-Shawnee Ecological Assessment Area. Defoliating insects have had the greatest effects in forests where oak species predominate. Increases in oak decline are expected with the imminent establishment of the…
Author(s): Dwight Scarbrough, Jennifer Juzwik
Keywords: Hoosier National Forest, Shawnee National Forest, insects, disease
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-244. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 267 p.
Year: 2004
We reviewed the impact of exotic aquatic and terrestrial wildlife on ecosystems within the Hoosier-Shawnee Ecological Assessment Area. Recent collections within the assessment area have demonstrated that faunal diversity is expanding rapidly from the intentional and unintentional release of…
Author(s): Brooks M. Burr, Cynthia M. Basile, Ginny L. Adams, Matthew C. Nicholson
Keywords: Hoosier National Forest, Shawnee National Forest, wildlife, exotic, communities
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-244. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 267 p.
Year: 2004
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