Effects of tactical vehicle activity on the mammals, birds and vegetation at Fort Hood, Texas

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Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, National Technical Information Service, distributor , Champaign, Ill, [Springfield, Va
Mammals -- Texas -- Fort Hood., Birds -- Texas -- Fort Hood., Vegetation and climate -- Texas -- Fort
Statementby W.D. Severinghaus...[et al.].
SeriesTechnical report -- N-113., Technical report (Construction Engineering Research Laboratory) -- N-113.
ContributionsSeveringhaus, W. D., Construction Engineering Research Laboratory.
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. :
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Open LibraryOL17547947M

Effects of Tactical Vehicle Activity on the Mammals, Birds, and Vegetation at Fort Hood, Texas [W. Severinghaus] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A field study was conducted at Fort Hood, TX, to investigate the effects of Army tracked vehicle training on the resident mammal, bird, and plant populations.

This report: (1) describes preliminary indications of ecological differences between selected areas used for vehicle training and areas undisturbed by training, (2) documents the procedures used to obtain this information, and (3 Cited by: 9.

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A field study was conducted at Fort Knox, KY, to investigate the effects of Army tracked vehicle training on terrestrial birds, mammals, and vegetation.

Vehicle impacts are an important military training issue because, in order to adequately train for combat, military training must occur in all weather conditions and at all times of the year. Effects of Tactical Vehicle Activity on the Mammals, birds, and 19 vegetation at Fort Hood Texas Effects of Tactical Vehicle Activity on the Mammals, birds, and 20 vegetation at Fort.

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US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory Technical Report N Champaign, Illinois. 45 pp. Google Scholar. Effects of tank training activities on botanical features at Fort Hood, estern Naturalist – Effects of tactical vehicle activity on the mammals, birds, and vegetation at Fort Lewis, Washington.

US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory Technical Report N   1. Introduction. War and training for war have the potential to create significant damage to landscapes.

Maneuver training by military vehicles disrupts stable soil surfaces, creates ruts, and compacts the soil.Military vehicular traffic also damages and kills vegetation and soil microbiota.Digging anti-tank ditches, constructing berms to divert military traffic, and digging.

Fort Hood is located in southwestern Bell and southeastern Coryell counties in Central Texas. Most of theacres owned by the United States Army is located in Coryell County.

On Januat the beginning of United States involvement in World War II, it was announced that a tank destroyer tactical and firing center would be. Military lands are important ecological reserves because they often encompass large tracts of land that are protected from intensive agriculture and urban rmore, some of the finest examples of fire-maintained ecosystems within the southeastern United States are found on military bases in and adjacent to artillery ranges where frequent fires are assured and unexploded ordnance.

for Fort Hood, Texas; FY Construction Engineering Research Laboratory Timothy J. Hayden, John D. Cornelius, Howard J. Weinberg, of mission-related training activities are conducted on Fort Hood, including ma-neuver exercises for units up to brigade level, firing of live weapons, and aviation fect the soil, water, vegetation, and.

many of the animals found in this book. Local hunting and trapping economies, guiding operations and hunting leases have prospered because of the abun-dance of these animals in Texas. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department benefits because of hunting license sales, but it.

acres to Fort Hood. InFort Hood again became the home of III Corps. InFort Hood was officially designated a two-division post with the stationing of both the 1. st and 2nd Armor Divisions at Fort Hood.

In OctoberKilleen Base was re-designated as West Fort Hood and the airfield’s name was changed to Robert Gray Army Airfield.

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Many of our commercial, agricultural, and recreational activities depend on healthy native ecosystems. Overexploitation. Overexploitation is the over use of wildlife and plant species by people for food, clothing, pets, medicine, sport and many other purposes.

Get Involved. Donate Today. Sign a Petition. Goals / Objectives To assess the effects of human activities on behavior, habitat use, and population characteristics of a suite of wildlife species.

Assess the effects of restoring ecological drivers on birds and small mammals. Develop recommendations and guidelines for land managers to monitor or ameliorate the effects of these human activities on wildlife.

Ilian, a tank commander at Fort Hood, for his help in conserving the rare birds living at the base. Photo by Ben Ikenson/USFWS I f Steven Spielberg ever needs a set location for another epic war picture, Fort Hood, Texas would likely serve well.

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As one of the largest heavy artillery training sites in the countr y, Fort Hood. Fort Hood varies from open grasslands renewable from year-to-year, to dense closed canopy forests or woodlands that require years to grow to maturity, making the area a desirable locale for mammals, reptiles and birds.

Mammals. Mammals here are generally more active at night, but some nocturnal species are also active at dawn and dusk.

Fort Hood is an 88, ha U.S. Army installation situated in central Texas. Mixed juniper-oak woodlands, shrublands, and grasslands characterize the vegetation. Military training includes brigade combat team (bct) live fire and maneuvers with rotary-wing and combat service support.

Impacts of Off-Road Vehicle Use on Wildlife in the Prairie Ecosystems of Big Cypress National Preserve Abstract. Off-road vehicles (ORV) impact habitat through displacement of soil, direct damage to vegetation, and spread of invasive species. Also, effects on highly studied species such as the Florida panther have been noted.

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Hood is an active military base located near Killeen, Texas with ongoing training activities on the property. Habitat consists of karst topography and oak/juniper woodlands and savannahs, providing habitat for breeding Golden-cheeked Warblers and Black-capped Vireos.

Other effects to wildlife from roads and power lines. Roads can provide hunters and poachers with increased access into forested areas (Natural Resources Defense Council ). Many large mammals are exposed to increased hunting pressure near roads, and some may have difficulties maintaining their populations near roadsides.