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  • How To Reduce Invasive Species

    Invasive Species “Invasive species are one of the leading threats to native wildlife and approximately 42% of threatened or endangered species are at risk primarily due to invasive species” (National Wildlife Federation, 2016, p.1). 1. What kinds of problems can invasive species cause? Do you think one group of invasive species is worse than another? Why, or why not? Some of the problems that invasive species cause is impacting natural ecosystems, the economy, recreational, agricultural,…

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  • Five Great Lakes Essay

    The five Great Lakes; Lake Superior, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, Lake Michigan, and Lake Erie together form the largest freshwater source in the world. The Great Lakes are home to many animals and essential resource to living creatures. Life would be very different without the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes are an important part of Canadians resource. They are currently being destroyed by pollution, overfishing, chemical waste and climate change. Economically, without the Great Lakes, Canada would…

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  • Michigan Glaciers

    the Upper and Lower Peninsulas. This change comes from rivers and lakes eroding, transporting, and depositing; glaciers carving the land and leaving behind water; and humans manipulating water for beneficial reasons. It’s no secret that Michigan is shaped by water simply due to the fact that it is surrounded by lakes on almost every border it has, but the rivers and lakes have more…

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  • Essay On Cosmic Chargers

    Cosmic Chargers Essay By: The Cosmic Chargers Grade 6-7th Grade _________________________________________ Our city will be located on the coast of Lake Erie, where the land is flat and where there is a large amount of water and natural resources. There will be a diverse population and there will be lots of necessary jobs like services, shops, and industrial jobs. The buildings will be obliquely shaped. Long transportation will be underground on platforms with wheels. These would help for…

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  • Thesis Statement About Salt

    Although, some seas may have greater concentration. For instance, the Dead Sea and the Great Salt Lake have a much higher salt concentration. First, the concentration level is raised to 25.8% NaCI after going through the condensers, which are heat transferring device that converts vapor into liquid. The reason for the conversion is to later be…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Salton Sea

    avocets and snowy plovers. It also supports millions of fish and a host of invertebrates, important food sources for the birds.” (Blogger, 2015) Salton Sea is a major problem because water is evaporating faster than water getting put back into the lake. If nothing is done about this, Salton Sea will dry up and destroy the whole ecosystem that is connected to it. “Some 90 percent of the original wetlands of the Colorado River Delta and central California have dried up or been converted…

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  • Personal Essay: Growing Up In Michigan

    Growing up in Michigan has been a dream come true. The sights and sounds of the Upper Peninsula are something out of a picture book. Looking out your living room window and overlooking one of the Great Lakes is something not everyone gets to experience. Moving away brought me to another great lake, another beautiful view, and more sights to see. Living in Michigan is like a never-ending tour of sightseeing. I consider myself truly lucky to live in such a wonderful place. Michigan did not take…

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  • Land Art, Spiral Jetty And The Great Serpent Mound

    It is anchored to the northeastern shore of the Great Salt Lake in the Utah desert with a meters-long straight tail that winds into the counterclockwise curvatures of the spiral. The spiral was planned for months in advance and required a team of many to bring to it to conception and thousands of tons of basalt rock, boulders, salt crystals and mud. Smithson chose the location for its stark, desolate quality and also for the features of the lake, which turns bright red seasonally due to the…

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  • Loughberry Lake Lab Report

    what the limiting nutrient was in Loughberry Lake, as well as examine the trophic state of the lake. In order to find out what the limiting nutrient was, we performed a few different tests. We began with a secchi disk test to see the transparency of the water. Then, we took water samples that we later used to test the turbidity levels of the water after adding varying amounts of phosphorous and nitrogen. Phosphorous was the limiting nutrient in the lake, because it had the most growth even when…

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  • Conger Lumber Company Case Study

    The culling of white pine on Blackstone Lake began in the late 1880s with the arrival of the Conger Lumber Company. Once the commercially viable pine had been fully exploited the process of stripping hemlock trees of their bark for the leather tanning process began on the lake in the spring of 1900. At the time the Rankin Bros., headed by James Rankin on Blackstone, were supplying the Conger Lumber Co. Another sawmill operator in the region was the Mitchell Lumber Co. set up by Thomas Mitchell…

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