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Date published: October 18, 2001

USGS Shares Missouri River Science at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Public Workshops

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is participating in nine of the 14 public workshops scheduled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE) this fall. The Corps of Engineers is conducting the workshops and a series of hearings to receive public comment on their recently released Revised Draft Environmental Impact Statement to the Master Water Control Manual for the Missouri River system.

Date published: October 12, 2001

Explore the World of Natural Science - USGS Introduces the New Learning Web

Click on the new U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Learning Web at http://www.usgs.gov/education/ to try your hand at exploring the world of natural science. The site has a new look with an enhanced search capability and special areas designed specifically for students in grades K-12, teachers, and "explorers" (everyone else).

Date published: October 12, 2001

The New Learning Web - Explore the World of Natural Science at USGS

Click on the new U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Learning Web at http://www.usgs.gov/education/index.html to try your hand at exploring the world of natural science. The site has a new look with an enhanced search capability and special areas designed specifically for students in grades K-12, teachers, and "explorers" (everyone else).

Date published: October 12, 2001

Explore the World of Natural Science - USGS Introduces the New Learning Web

Click on the new U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Learning Web at http://www.usgs.gov/education/ to try your hand at exploring the world of natural science. The site has a new look with an enhanced search capability and special areas designed specifically for students in grades K-12, teachers, and "explorers" (everyone else).

Date published: October 12, 2001

The New Learning Web - Explore the World of Natural Science at USGS

Click on the new U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Learning Web at http://www.usgs.gov/education/index.html to try your hand at exploring the world of natural science. The site has a new look with an enhanced search capability and special areas designed specifically for students in grades K-12, teachers, and "explorers" (everyone else).

Date published: October 8, 2001

What Wildfire Research Tells Us About Fire Risk In California

WHAT: USGS wildfire research presentations at California’s 2001 Wildfire Conference and Public Events: Ten Years After the East Bay Hills Fire.
WHEN: Thurs., Oct. 11 
WHERE: Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, Calif. 
WHO: Scientists of the USGS Western Ecological Research Center:

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Date published: October 8, 2001

USGS Finds West Nile Virus in Missouri, Arkansas

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in Madison, Wisc., confirmed today that five dead crows found in the St. Louis, Mo., area tested positive for the West Nile Virus. On Thursday, USGS biologists announced that a dead blue jay, found near El Dorado, Ark., also tested positive for the virus. These most recent cases mark the furthest west the virus has been identified in the U.S.

Date published: October 8, 2001

What Wildfire Research Tells Us About Fire Risk In California

USGS wildfire research presentations at California’s 2001 Wildfire Conference and Public Events: Ten Years After the East Bay Hills Fire.

Date published: October 8, 2001

USGS Finds West Nile Virus in Missouri, Arkansas

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in Madison, Wisc., confirmed today that five dead crows found in the St. Louis, Mo., area tested positive for the West Nile Virus. On Thursday, USGS biologists announced that a dead blue jay, found near El Dorado, Ark., also tested positive for the virus. 

Date published: October 3, 2001

Weeding Things Out in the Arid Southwest

Saltcedar, an invasive shrub from Eurasia, has the notoriety of siphoning off millions of acre-feet of water from desert aquifers. Its amazing rate of spread, an estimated seven feet per hour, averaged over time, up the Little Colorado River - is difficult to imagine outside of sci-fi flicks.

Date published: October 3, 2001

Weeding Things Out in the Arid Southwest

Saltcedar, an invasive shrub from Eurasia, has the notoriety of siphoning off millions of acre-feet of water from desert aquifers. Its amazing rate of spread, an estimated seven feet per hour, averaged over time, up the Little Colorado River - is difficult to imagine outside of sci-fi flicks.

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Date published: October 2, 2001

USGS Hosts 'Show and Tell'

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey’s Earthquake Hazards Team will be on site at an open trench on the Hayward Fault, Tuesday, October 2, to explain to city and county officials and transportation managers, the importance of trenching operations to earthquake research, and the latest results of trenching the Hayward Fault. WHEN: October 2, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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