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Wood Duck Management In Alabama

…. Only one species,the wood duck, occurs statewide throughout the year and nests extensively in Alabama.

On wooded wetlands and beaver ponds, wood ducks are Alabama’s most common duck. Statewide, woodies rank second only to mallards …

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Soil Descriptions and Plant Selections for Greene County

…the Coastal Plain (46%), and alluvial terraces and floodplains of rivers and creeks (15%). The rest of the county is in wetlands (1%) and water (3%).

New residents in homes on these soils may find challenges when selecting landscape plan…

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Soil Descriptions and Plant Selections for Dallas County

…taries (13%); and alkaline and acidic, clayey soils of the Alabama Black Belt prairie region (29%). Other land includes wetland (3%) and water (3%).

New residents in homes on these soils may find challenges when selecting landscape plant…

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Soil Descriptions and Plant Selections for Wilcox County

…taries (15%), and alkaline and acidic, clayey soils of the Alabama Black Belt prairie region (28%). Other land includes wetland (7.4%) and water (2.7%).

New residents in homes on these soils may find challenges when selecting landscape p…

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Soil Descriptions and Plant Selections for Pickens County

… Alabama Black Belt prairie region (5.8%). Alluvial terraces and floodplains (4.9%) are found along rivers and streams, wetlands (18.1%), and water (1.9%).

New residents in homes on these soils may find challenges when selecting landscap…

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Soil Descriptions and Plant Selections for Perry County

…land soils of the Upper Coastal Plain (60%). The rest is alluvial terraces and floodplains of rivers and creeks (4.4%), wetlands (8%), and water (1%).

New residents in homes on these soils may find challenges when selecting landscape pla…

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Soil Descriptions and Plant Selections for Hale County

…r Coastal Plain (46%). Alluvial terraces and floodplains are along rivers and creeks (7%). The rest of the county is in wetlands (18%) or water (3.5%).

New residents in homes on these soils may find challenges when selecting landscape pl…

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Aquatic Resources Team: Project Activities & Impacts 2017

Alabama is a water-rich state with more than 132,000 miles of rivers and streams, 3.6 million acres of wetlands, 60 miles of Gulf of Mexico coastline, the most extensive artificial reef system in the United States, and 560,000 acres of lake…

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Clearing Debris from Land

…o convert property acquired through a FEMA hazard mitigation program to uses compatible with open space, recreation, or wetlands management practices

 

Private Property Debris Removal
Debris removal from private property is ge…

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Using Grass Carp to Control Weeds in Alabama Ponds

…e fish have destroyed many native plant beds in these rivers. Voracious grass carp are capable of doing great damage to wetlands. It is this concern that has led most states to pass laws dictating strict control of the stocking of grass car…

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Beaver Control in Alabama

… and open forest canopies, creating habitat that generates a tremendous diversity of plants and animals. The additional wetland habitat resulting from the recovery of beaver populations, coupled with sound wildlife management, have aided th…

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Nutrient Management Planning for Broiler AFOs

… moisture dependent. Use actual values for each farm, if available.)

 

1 Water body includes pond, lake, wetland, or sinkhole. Stream includes both perennial and intermittent streams.
2 200’ for Outstanding National Resour…

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Oysters in Alabama

…rces, oysters depend on good water quality for continued use by man. Good water quality can be maintained by preserving wetlands, by careful planning of dredging activities, and by controlling pollution both in Mobile Bay and in the tributa…

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Financial Assistance

… Comply with adjusted gross income limitation (AGI)  provisions
Be in compliance with the highly erodible land and wetland conservation requirements
Develop an NRCS EQIP plan of operations

Additional restrictions and program r…

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Blue Crabs in Alabama

…nd recreationally important marine species, juvenile crabs depend heavily on the food and protection found in the tidal wetlands of the bays and bayous for good growth and survival.

Blue crabs grow rapidly, feeding on clams, mussels, oys…

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