Chapter 18- Land resources (fill-in)

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Chapter 18: Land Resources Land Use Ecosystem Services:   (Briefly describe why each is important)  1. Wildlife habitat 2. Flood control 3. Erosion control 4. Groundwater recharge 5. Break down pollutants 6. Recycle waste 7. Maintain biodiversity 8. Protect endangered species 9. Clean air 10. Clean water 11. Fertile soil World Land Use Cropland  ___% Pastures  ___%   ( Total Agriculture = 38%) Forests ___% ___% Other (urban, roads, tundra) ___% US Land Use Private ___% Native Americans  ___% Federal government ___% Local government ___%
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Federally Owned Land Management 1. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 2. 3. National Park Service (NPS) ***These 3 in Dept. of the Interior       4.   US Forest Service (USFS)- Dept. of Agriculture Two “ideas” about US land use… 1. WISE USE:  ___________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________ 2. ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT-  _______________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________ Wilderness: Protected area of land in which no _________________________ is permitted Receives highest level of protection
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