Wood You Believe We Get So Much From Trees? Are amazing!
They provide beauty, shade, oxygen, clean air and water, fruit, nuts and wood products such as paper, furniture and housing. These benefits are well known. But did you know that literally thousands of products are made from trees? File2601. Esalessons.pdf. Hubbard Brook Dataset Search. HB Student Activities. HB_Student_Activity2.pdf. Stelprdb5269813. Electronic Resources. Water: H2O=Life Series of animations, doen in conjunction with major water exhibit at American Museum of Natural History, about where NYC water comes from, how it gets to the city and what happens after it goes down the drain.
Digital Macroinvertebrate ID Cards, with photos description, habitat, and life cycle information. To download go to: After the Storm 30-minute video on stormwater issues, includes segment at NYC Watershed farm. EcosystemServices.pdf. CES - Ecosystem Services Fact Sheets: Ecosystem Services. Ecosystem Services. The National Wildlife Federation believes that Americans should be working together to protect wildlife and wild places for their own sake.
Wildlife is important to the heritage, culture and heart of America and we want to preserve it as a legacy for our children. Although you cannot put a value on all the ways that the natural world enriches our lives, there are many tangible benefits to living in a world with strong and healthy ecosystems. We have a stronger economy, diverse food products and advancements in medical research all as a result of wildlife and natural ecosystems. What Does Wildlife Do For Us? Ecosystem Services - TEEB. This tables presents the different categories of ecosytem services that ecosystems provide.
Provisioning Services are ecosystem services that describe the material or energy outputs from ecosystems. They include food, water and other resources. Food: Ecosystems provide the conditions for growing food. Food comes principally from managed agro-ecosystems but marine and freshwater systems or forests also provide food for human consumption. Wild foods from forests are often underestimated. How Much Is Clean Water Worth? A lot, say researchers who are putting dollar values on wildlife and ecosystems—and proving that conservation pays 02-01-2005 // Jim Morrison THE WATER THAT QUENCHES THIRSTS in Queens and bubbles into bathtubs in Brooklyn begins about 125 miles north in a forest in the Catskill Mountains.
It flows down distant hills through pastures and farmlands and eventually into giant aqueducts serving 9 million people with 1.3 billion gallons daily.