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Abstract - Hydrologic Budgets for the Madison and Minnelusa Aquifers, Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming

Carter, Janet, Hamade, Ghaith and Jarrell, Gregory. 2001. Hydrologic Budgets for the Madison and Minnelusa Aquifers, Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming, Water Years 1987-1996. U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Department of the Interior, Rapid City, SD. 53 p.

Abstract

This report contains information on the important water resources for the Black Hills. The report discusses the importance of recharge to the area aquifers, and impacts from human uses. This report presents the hydrologic budgets for the Madison and Minnelusa aquifers and estimates of transimissvity.

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fire on the prairie

Fire is an important factor in protecting the prairie. Historically, fires burned across the prairie every 4 to 7 years. Fires burn the small trees that would otherwise march across the prairie and turn the grasslands to forest.