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Conservation biology and land conservation are related, but they are not identical. Which of the following would directly concern a land conservationist? (4 points)


I. protecting an endangered orchid 

II. converting oil-fired power plants to solar power 

III. re-creating a short-grass prairie ecosystem


I only

II only

III only

I and III only

II and III only


2.How is restoration ecology related to biology? (4 points)


Restoration ecology is a subfield of Earth sciences, which is part of biology.

Biology is a subfield of restoration ecology, which is part of conservation biology.

Conservation ecology is a subfield of conservation biology, which is part of biology.

Restoration ecology is a subfield of conservation biology, which is part of biology.

Conservation biology is a subfield of restoration ecology, which is part of biology.


3.Which of the following are types of land that can be preserved? (4 points)


I. an organic family-run farm 

II. a large commercial farm 

III. a sensitive wetland ecosystem 


I only

II only

III only

I and II only

I, II, and III


4.Which of the following is most likely to be part of a mitigation plan for a wetland environment? (4 points)


creation of a meander bend

decisions made only at the federal level

destruction of water quality

education of the public

improvement of water supply


5.Which of the following would not occur during land restoration? (4 points)


creation of a long-term sustainability plan

development of a mitigation plan

funding for introduction of native animal species

research into the land's original biological community

study of the effects of reintroducing native plants


6.Which of the following is not an example of land reclamation? (4 points)


Land around a marsh is drained to build a city building.

Land that is salty is converted into agricultural land.

Land that has been polluted by a gas station is listed as a state priority.

Soil is added to an estuary to create stable surfaces for a housing development.

Soil acidity on land that is mined is addressed.


7.Which of the following is part of the reclamation process for a mine? (4 points)


addressing issues of future development in the area

assessing water quality

building new homes

providing economic support for an area

restoring slopes to previous angles


8.Which of the following is an example of land restoration? (4 points)


building a dam to regulate water flow

eliminating an indigenous species

financing construction on brownfields

removing a road that cuts through a wildlife crossing

taxing landowners who build additions to their homes


9.Which of the following is not present in restored land? (4 points)


ability to self-sustain

reduction of threats of development

indigenous assemblages of species

integration of land into larger community

invasive species throughout


10.Which of the following is completed after a mitigation plan is finalized? (4 points)


multi-agency review

construction and development

environmental planning

environmental review

public comment

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