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The ability of a land area or plant community to support a given species of wildlife.
A way to classify land area . A habitat type can support certain climax vegetation both tree and undergrowth species. Habitat typing can indicate the biological potential of a site.
Vegetation capable of hiding 90% of an adult elk or deer from human's view at a distance of 200 feet or less. Also known as Cover
Historical range of variability
The variability in composition, structure, and dynamics of ecosystems before EuroAmerican influence, including the variation of physical and biological conditions within an area due to climatic fluctuations and disturbances of wind, fire, and flooding.
The distribution and abundance of different plant and animal communities or different stages of plant succession across an area of land; the greater the numbers of communities in a given area, the higher the degree of horizontal diversity.
House Concurrent Resolution (H.Con.Res.)
A concurrent resolution is a legislative proposal that must be passed by the House and Senate but does not require the signature of the President and does not have the force of law. Concurrent resolutions are generally used to express the sentiment of Congress or to amend the internal rules of the House and Senate.
House Simple Resolution (H.Res.)
A simple resolution is a legislative proposal that does not require the approval of the other chamber or the signature of the President and does not have the force of law. Simple resolutions are used only to change the internal rules of one of the chambers of Congress or to express the sentiments of one of the houses.