Ponds

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Rock Weirs and Flumes Can Prevent Erosion

Rock weirs and flumes are effective options for preventing gully or ditch formation and for stopping the growth of existing gullies or ditches.

McMillan East Farm provides real-world examples

An update of the demonstration projects conducted on the property thus far.

Depth, watershed considerations guide pond design

Two characteristics that should be considered before constructing a new pond are depth and watershed.

Pond dam repair offers opportunity to improve design

Improving spillway design can help reduce or eliminate future problems.

Techniques conserve water resources

Ways resource stewards can make more efficient use of water.

Wetlands provide ecological and economic benefits

Wetlands are an important, yet often overlooked, resource as they provide several ecosystem service and provide habitat for several wildlife species.

Duck abundance depends on impoundment traits

Characteristics and management of a pond or marsh influence its ability to attract migratory ducks.

The Largemouth Bass

The largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) is a member of the sunfish family. This family of fish contains many species, including smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu), bluegill (Lepomis...