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View Resource Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Ecological Classification for Conservation

NatureServe (formerly The Nature Conservancy) has posted this publication on their Website. Entitled "Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Ecological Classification for Conservation," it provides in-depth information on the types of natural vegetation encountered across the US landscape.

http://www.natureserve.org/library/seeingforest.pdf
View Resource Soil Biological Communities

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Idaho provides this electronic resource on soil communities. With introductory text, illustrations, and references, these pages provide a general overview of soil communities, including Biological Crusts, Fungi, Bacteria, Protozoa, Nematodes, and Arthropods. The site also introduces general readers to Soil Food Webs and Burrowing Mammals, with an emphasis on...

https://www.blm.gov/nstc/soil/index.html
View Resource Terrestrial Vegetation of the United States: Volume 1

The NatureServe (formerly The Nature Conservancy) has posted this publication on their Website. NatureServe offers the publication Terrestrial Vegetation of the United States in two volumes -- representing "the first standardized classification of the terrestrial ecological communities of the United States ever developed at a scale fine enough to be used in making local, site-specific conservation...

http://www.natureserve.org/library/vol1.pdf
View Resource North American Benthological Society

Founded in 1953, the "North American Benthological Society (NABS) is an international scientific organization whose purpose is to promote better understanding of the biotic communities of lake and stream bottoms and their role in aquatic ecosystems, by providing media and disseminating new investigation results, new interpretations, and other benthological information to aquatic biologists and to...

https://www.freshwater-science.org/index.cfm