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Summary of water quality effects from forest practices in the South

by Stephen P. Glasser

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Published by USDA, Forest Service, Southern Region in [Atlanta, Ga.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest management,
  • Forests and forestry,
  • Water quality

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (leaves 48-49).

    StatementStephen P. Glasser
    ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service. Southern Region
    The Physical Object
    Pagination50 p. ;
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25900963M
    OCLC/WorldCa35128531

    FORTY YEARS OF LESSONS LEARNED ABOUT THE IMPACTS OF FOREST PRACTICES ON WATERSHED HYDROLOGY AND WATER QUALITY. George Ice, Principal Scientist National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Corvallis, Oregon For more than years, forest management in the United States has been evolving to address forest goals for timber and water. The origins of the Forest Service, the history of forest. effects of wildfire on water quality, is now an important consideration in these countries. Based on the information provided, the countries with the closestlinks between forest hydrology research and policy-making are Australia, Brazil, China, South Africa, and United States.

    WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON FOREST LAND [Michigan Department of Natural Resources] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.   A summary of the environmental impacts of roads, management responses, and research gaps: A literature review Patrick Daigle1 Abstract There are an estimated – km of unpaved resource roads in British Columbia. These roads are used for forest, mineral, and energy development, commercial and public recreation, and in some.

    BMPs are practices that have been adopted to minimize non-point source water pollution from forest practices. While not required by regulation, the use of BMPs has been widely accepted by the forest products industry, family forests, tribal and other agencies. Smaller bodies of water, shallow wells and springs often reflect seasonal-even daily variations in their mineral content. To understand why water from different sources varies in quality, it is necessary to know something about basic water chemistry. When suspended in the atmosphere, water vapor approximates distilled water.


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Forest Service. and United States. Service. Southern Region. Topics: Environmental aspects, Forest management, Water quality. on water quality in the South see Chapter AQUA Chapter SOCIO-3 describes the many laws and regulations governing silvicultural nonpoint-source impacts on water quality.

Without adequate controls, however, forestry operations do have the potential to significantly affect high-quality water sources and critical fisheries habitat.

A literature review on the effects of silvicultural practices on water quality in wetland forests was conducted. The review summarized results from nine wetland forests in five states (AL, FL, MI, NC, and SC). Silvicultural practices assessed were timber harvesting (including thinning and clearcutting), site preparation, bedding, planting, drainage, and by: Forestry activities, either forest harvesting or replanting, can modify water and sediment quality in many ways that affect the aquatic habitat and organisms.

For instance, canopy removal which exposes forest stream to direct solar radiation can increase water and sediment temperature [36]. Shepard, J.P. Effects of forest management on surface water quality in wetland forests.

Wetlands. 13(1): 18– Sidle, R.C. Cumulative effects of forest practices on erosion and sedimentation. In: Forestry on the frontier: Proceedings of the Society of American Foresters.

Bethesda, MD: Society of American Foresters: – in the South range from 8 to 18 inches (figure 1). Because pines intercept and transpire more water than hardwoods, the increases after cutting should be greater.

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Integrating the water and soil protection practices. Water Quality on Forest Lands. Although the quality of water draining forested watersheds is typically the best in the nation, some forest management practices can seriously impair stream water quality.

Sediment is the main concern, although nitrate and water temperature impacts are also of concern in some locations. Deforestation has an impact on the quality of water flowing through the watershed and alters the discharge, chemical and physical properties of water.

This paper presents the effect of deforestation on water quality, in particular on physical and chemical characteristics of water and evaluates the community based watershed management schemes in Buyhang micro watershed. Louisiana has developed voluntary best management practices (BMPs) to minimize negative effects of forest operations on stream water quality, but little is known about how aquatic communities.

Nine small ( ha) and four large (70– ha) watersheds were instrumented in to evaluate the effects of silvicultural practices with application of best management practices (BMPs) on stream water quality in East Texas, USA.

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