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Surprising facts about global agricultural water use: Infographic

Professional: Infographic posted by MNN - Mother Nature Network showing the deafening facts regarding global agricultural water usage and how it measures up across the globe.

Oh my goodness...I am in LOVE with this experiment idea!!!!! I can't wait until Earth Day and our Lorax unit!!!! :-)

Possible school experiment to show importance of wetlands/riparian zones! This shows the importance of plants in our soil. Plants like trees and grasses help purify ground water. Without them the ground water gets polluted and harder to clean and drink.

Conservation agriculture: an overview - We must protect the environment that feeds us. We must protect our families. While we have produced food crops through conventional tillage for many years, this has come at great cost to our environment and soil productivity with negative impact on our households' food security. Conservation agriculture offers us the best opportunity for climate change adaptation.

While we have produced food crops through conventional tillage for many years, this has come at great cost to our environment and soil productivity with negative impact on our households' food security.

Swales. Permaculture

Permaculture water harvest design - Where to build Water retention landscapes? Geoff and Nadia Lawon and Bill Mollison

1984 Unused vintage 20 cent Soil and Water Conservation postage stamps.

1984 Unused vintage 20 cent Soil and Water Conservation postage stamps.

Are marine ecosystems headed toward a new productivity regime? Model calculations suggest massive changes in the oceans' more distant future

Are marine ecosystems headed toward a new productivity regime? Model calculations suggest massive changes in the oceans' more distant future

In the face of climate change impact and inevitable sea level rise, scientists studying New York's Hudson River estuary have forecast new tidal wetlands, comprising perhaps 33 percent more wetland area by the year

Soil and water conservation: Many interesting documents on conservation and methods that can be applied to your local with a bit of tweaking.

Soil and water conservation: Many interesting documents on conservation and methods that can be applied to your local with a bit of tweaking.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications from private and public agencies as part of a new $1.2 billion matching federal grant program geared toward soil and water conservation projects across the country, including places like the Saginaw Bay Watershed, Saginaw Bay and Great Lakes

'Landmark' $1.2 billion federal conservation grant program announced by Stabenow in Bay County

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications from private and public agencies as part of a new $1.2 billion matching federal grant program geared toward soil and water conservation projects across the country, including places like the Saginaw Bay Watershed, Saginaw Bay and Great Lakes

2015 is the 60th anniversary of the National Association of Conservation Districts‘ Soil and Water Stewardship Week. — May 4, 2015

2015 is the anniversary of the National Association of Conservation Districts‘ Soil and Water Stewardship Week.

2074 Soil and Water Conservation Feb 6, 1984 Denver CO First Day Cover lot #F2074-1 by VicsStamps on Etsy

US 2074 Soil and Water Conservation Feb 1984 Denver CO - Artcraft - First Day Cover lot by VicsStamps on Etsy

My oldest son (8-years old when I wrote this Instructable) is in Cub Scouts. As part of one of the requirements we were trying to fulfill, our Wolf/Bear Den (combined meeting) performed Elective 15, Water and Soil Conservation, to earn an arrow. (This is all part of the Cub Scout Bear handbook, shown in one of the photos in this step.) This Instructable shows how our Wolf (and Bear) Den met Requirement 15 (b) Conduct a soil experiment, and (d) found out what erosion is and what kinds of…

Cub Scout Erosion Experiment

My oldest son old when I wrote this Instructable) is in Cub Scouts. As part of one of the requirements we were trying to fulfill, our Wolf/Bear Den.

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