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Topic: Bulrushes

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  Bulrushes: Minnesota DNR
Hardstem bulrush grows on firm bottoms; softstem bulrush grows on mud bottoms.
Description: Grow above water to a height of 5 to 10 feet tall; have triangular or round-shaped stems; slender green leaves appear to be a continuation of the stem; loose cluster of brownish flowers and seeds are located near the tip of the stem.
Bulrushes attract marsh birds and songbirds and provide food for ducks, geese, and swans.
www.dnr.state.mn.us /aquatic_plants/emergent_plants/bulrushes.html   (193 words)

As stated in the Fall 1996 District Newsletter, the bulrushes provide numerous positiveand benefits to the lake, such as: anchoring sediments, protecting shorelines from wave erosion, providing substrate for invertebrates, food for waterfowl, substrate for fish eggs, nesting cover, improved water quality, fishery and wildlife functions.
The Norwegian Bay bulrush protection project actually began in the summer of 1995 with letters to the GLSD from concerned citizens and the State of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
The bulrush protection area WILL NOT affect the Norwegian Bay Canal (which is the primary lake access point for area residents) or the Norwegian Bay Sandbar (which is a primary swimming spot for boaters).
www.dotnet.com /~glsd/bulrushes.htm   (707 words)

Bulrushes are perennial grass-like plants and can grow to 10 feet tall in shallow water or in moist soils.
Giant bulrush can also grow to 10 feet, is dark green with a hard, triangular stem and no obvious leaves (sheaths at the base of the stems).
Seeds of bulrushes are consumed by ducks and other birds while geese, muskrats, and nutria consume the rhizomes and early shoots.
aquaplant.tamu.edu /database/emergent_plants/bulrush.htm   (176 words)

 Zipple.com - The Jewish Supersite - Zipple in the Press   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The metaphor of the bulrushes compels me. Bulrushes are permeable and movable, flexible yet hardy-grounded with strong roots that cannot be easily swept away by river floods.
Bulrushes: What an apt metaphor for a man whose true identity is hidden even from himself, who straddles two worlds-the Egyptian and the Israelite.
The Nile's bulrushes and the papyrus reeds from which the ark was crafted have different names in Hebrew but are seemingly interchangeable substances.
www.zipple.com /torah/20010117_torat_hayim.shtml   (585 words)

 Beautiful Bulrushes, Remarkable Reeds
Bulrushes used to clean the wastewater from a sugar plant were periodically harvested and sold to fatten ducks, being excellent fodder also for cows and other stock.
Bulrushes, having a single growth zone at the stem base (the intercalarcic meristem), can constantly grow out of an aggressive water or sludge zone along its entire height and can be harvested twice a year to keep them working.
Bulrush Kate seems more in tune with thousands of years of pre-industrial agriculture in which people met their needs by learning nature's creative ways to create their own productive nonpolluting ecosystems without ever seeing their work as engineered miracles.
www.ratical.org /LifeWeb/Articles/rushes.html   (3475 words)

 OUT OF THE BULRUSHES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
3 And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river's brink.
And when she could no longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with pitch, and put the baby therein; and she laid it in the flags by the rivers brink.
Bulrushes are fast growing papyrus reeds, which grew along the bank of the Nile River and in Egypt's delta lakes and backwaters.
www.angelfire.com /wa/LARKOFTHEMORNING/page393.html   (1654 words)

 Ark of bulrushes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The ark of bulrushes in which the infant Moses was laid (Ex.
The bulrushes of which it was made were the papyrus reed.
This page was last modified 06:16, 28 December 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ark_of_bulrushes   (92 words)

 Ark Of Bulrushes (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia) :: Bible Tools
Bulrushes (gome', "papyrus"): This species of reed was used by the Egyptians for many different vessels, some of which were intended to float or even to be used as a skiff.
Thus the ark of bulrushes was a vessel made of papyrus stalks and rendered fit to float by being covered with a mixture of bitumen and mud.
Into this floating vessel the mother of Moses placed the boy when he was three months old, and put the vessel in the water among the sedge along the banks of the Nile at the place where the ladies from the palace were likely to come to bathe.
bibletools.org /index.cfm/fuseaction/Def.show/RTD/ISBE/ID/734   (452 words)

 Alkali and Saltmarsh Bulrush   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
I assume that alkali and saltmarsh bulrushes are wind-pollinated.
In summary, both bulrushes have adaptations for achene production, dissemination, and germination in unstable environments where water levels and salinities fluctuate and bottom sediments are exposed.
A substantial amount of the current-year growth of both bulrushes depends on the carbohydrate-rich corms that can remain dormant under conditions of low water levels and high salinity for at least 2 years.
www.npwrc.usgs.gov /resource/literatr/bulrush/sexual.htm   (1047 words)

 Exodus 2:3 When she could no longer hide him, she took a papyrus
And when she was no longer able to keep him secret, she made him a basket out of the stems of water-plants, pasting sticky earth over it to keep the water out; and placing the baby in it she put it among the plants by the edge of the Nile.
And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river's brink.
And when she could no longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river's brink.
bible.cc /exodus/2-3.htm   (369 words)

 marsh bulrush   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Marsh Bulrush is closely related to sedges, plants known for growing in wet areas such as marshes, lake shores, ponds, wet woods, and ditches.
Marsh Bulrushes are most easily recognized by their flowers and fruits.
Marsh Bulrushes are often found growing with cattails, sedges, reeds, and Switchgrass.
www.fcps.k12.va.us /StratfordLandingES/Ecology/mpages/marsh_bulrush.htm   (200 words)

 Alkali and Saltmarsh Bulrush   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The group of bulrushes is recognized by perennial rhizomatous habit; large, hard, carbohydrate-rich corms or "tubers" on the rhizomes; leafy, sharply triangular stems; leaflike bracts accompanying the inflorescence; large spikelets; and floral scales that are minutely hairy and apically trifid with prominent midrib extensions ("awns").
These two bulrushes are especially variable in their zones of sympatry on the northern Atlantic coast as described by Fernald (1943) and Schuyler (1975) and in California (S. Smith, unpublished).
This bulrush occurs in much of North America from about 62° N in Alaska's Cook Inlet area and Northwest Territories, to approximately 55° N on James Bay (where disjunct; Riley and McKay 1980), to about 51° N on the Atlantic coast in Quebec and south to Mexico.
www.npwrc.usgs.gov /resource/literatr/bulrush/taxonomy.htm   (1709 words)

 UO Stratics - Flowers and Shrubs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Bulrush seeds are eaten by many kinds of birds.
Bulrushes are often seen as tall, leafless stems growing in profusion, however there are several small and leafy bulrushes in the equatorial swamps of Britannia.
Bulrushes are eaten by ducks and other wildlife.
uo.stratics.com /content/basics/flowers.shtml   (1753 words)

 Discount Hunting Gear, Government Surplus, Ammo, Shooting Supplies, Camping Gear, Outdoor Gear at The Sportsman's Guide
Bulrushes growing in protected bays support spawning bass, while those in main lake areas provide cover for summertime fish.
Other weeds are often mixed in with them; I like to fish this area as long as the bulrushes are not choked out by the other weed.
These are not as commonly found as bulrushes, but are found growing in similar bottom types.
www.sportsmansguide.com /tip/tip_read.asp?tid=144326&sid=14   (686 words)

 bulrush on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Bonding in the bulrushes: memories of a duck hunt.
Charlton Heston's son has come a long from the bulrushes: Baby Moses is now dad's director.
Vario fishes are seen ready to be sold into a "Caballito de Totora" ("Bulrush Hobbyhorse") at the beach of Pimentel, some 800 km to the N of Lima, 16 July 2004.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/X/X-bulrush.asp   (399 words)

 Raffia and Cattail Sandals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Bulrushes are cattails—those tall, graceful reedy plants with brown flower heads that look like fuzzy hot dogs.
Fresh, green bulrushes can be made into handcrafted items if they are used right away—they mold when left in bunches.
Before dried bulrushes are used for weaving, they must be soaked in warm water for 5-10 minutes to make them pliable again.
www.motherearthnews.com /library/1985_May_June/Raffia_and_Cattail_Sandals   (2119 words)

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Recent management efforts have focused on thinning stands of the two bulrushes or intermixing them with stands of shorter emergents and submersed plants in order to increase the variety of food plants available to waterfowl and other birds.
The author did not reference the simple occurrence of either bulrush in various wetlands worldwide or early taxonomic and genetic studies.
The importance of the two bulrushes for wildlife was recognized by most managers, and they were confident of their ability to establish and maintain stands of these plants on the lands they manage.
www.nbii.gov /metadata/mdata/brd-bib/usgs_brd_npwrc_b_bulrushlit.txt   (692 words)

 Sir Joshua Reynolds P.R.A. - Moses in the Bulrushes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Indeed, the resemblance of the baby in the present picture to the infant Christ in the manger is surely no coincidence, and may have been connected with Reynolds?s work on that subject.
Among the most striking aspects of Moses in the Bulrushes, apart from its fine condition, is the experimental use of colour, especially in the flesh tones of the child, and the draperies upon which he is laid.
Reynolds also appears to have been mindful of Rubens when he painted Moses in the Bulrushes, which may also be a work of the early 1780s.
www.steigrad.com /cat/reyno01.html   (948 words)

 Minnesota Walleye Fishing
One of Fairbairn's favorite methods in the bulrushes is using a suspending jerkbait or crankbait in a longer minnow-shaped style.
The best bulrush beds on Cass are found alongside each of the islands as well as several points around the lake.
Winnibigoshish might not have a lot of bulrushes, but the walleyes tend to stay in them throughout the summer, said Chris Kavanaugh, DNR fisheries supervisor for the Grand Rapids area.
www.minnesotasportsmanmag.com /fishing/MN_0605_01/index1.html   (707 words)

 Alkali and Saltmarsh Bulrush   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In several areas, managers have switched their efforts from producing monotypic stands of a few species of waterfowl food plants to growing mixed stands with greater numbers of plant species that attract waterfowl and other marsh or aquatic birds.
To meet these goals, some managers have directed their efforts toward thinning stands of the two bulrushes or intermixing bulrush stands with those of other food plants, especially shorter emergents and submersed species.
However, a few managers expressed a need for increased research on propagation techniques for the two bulrushes where the only available water is small amounts of highly saline irrigation return flows.
www.npwrc.usgs.gov /resource/literatr/bulrush/research.htm   (696 words)

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Alkaline Bulrushes Alkaline Bulrushes are a very important habitat plant for the Refuge ecosystem.
Hardstem Bulrushes Hardstem Bulrushes are another variety of the important and widespread wetland bulrushes.
Olney's Bulrush Olney's Bulrush is one more variety of the bulrush family.
www.uen.org /utahlink/tours/tourViewCategory.cgi?category_id=1010&tour_id=1006   (756 words)

 Lovely Ilonka
It was no use staying at home, so one day he wandered out into the world to try his luck, and as he walked along he came to a little hut in which he found an old woman crouching over the fire.
Well, he waited till the morning, and quite early the old woman appeared and took out a little pipe and blew in it, and in a moment all the crows in the world were flying about her.
The old woman sent after it at once, and when she questioned the magpies the crippled one was the only one who knew where the three bulrushes were.
www.rickwalton.com /folktale/crimsn01.htm   (1431 words)

 The Baby in the Bulrushes - Jewell Ellen Smith
It was just at the edge of the water, floating along among some bulrushes.
Children, the thing for you to remember about this Bible story of the little baby down in the bulrushes in his boat made out of a basket is this: God will take care of you while you are little, and, after you get to be grown up like your mothers and fathers.
Parents, the thing for you to remember about this "Baby in the Bulrushes" story is that God will help you raise up your children just as he helped that Hebrew mother down in Egypt long ago.
www.missionaryclinicbelize.org /USA/bulrushes.htm   (2560 words)

 U.S. Mayor Article | Augusta Includes Bulrushes in Plan to Protect Watershed (October 21, 2002)
Mayors today know that their decisions on water and wastewater infrastructure have repercussions for the larger watershed, even though their cities may occupy only a portion of that watershed.
This marsh-loving grass, along with cattails and other species, is now being used on a large scale to filter the city's treated sewage before it enters Butler Creek and the Savannah River downstream.
The city has a water professional operating the treatment facility at a cost savings, and the Central Savannah Region has an educational facility and nature park that is second to none.
www.usmayors.org /uscm/us_mayor_newspaper/documents/10_21_02/Augusta_BP.asp   (857 words)

 Mother Earth News Forum - transplanting bulrushes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Posted - 2005 Jun 19 : 02:19:43 AM I would appreciate any information anyone can provide about transplanting bulrushes on our lakeshore.
The west wind blows directly into our bay and the shorline is eroding.
Other properties on this lake have bulrushes and their shorelines are not eroding like ours is. If anyone ahs esperience with this problem, I would love to hear from you.
www.motherearthnews.com /forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=5598   (65 words)

 Current projects of the Oklahoma Biological Survey
Hall’s bulrush is rare and known from only a limited number of sites.
The achenes of Rocky Mountain bulrush are triangular shaped, whereas the achenes of Hall’s bulrush are two-sided (lenticular).
Note: Slender, drooping, and rufous bulrushes are similar in appearance.
www.biosurvey.ou.edu /wetland/emergent__cyper_scirpus.html   (231 words)

 bulrushes - OneLook Dictionary Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
We found 3 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word bulrushes:
Tip: Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "bulrushes" is defined.
bulrushes : Cambridge International Dictionary of English [home, info]
www.onelook.com /?w=bulrushes   (77 words)

 Lake O left bruised and muddied by Jeanne's blow
Like the outstretched fingers of a drowning man, the gnarled tips of bulrushes poke an anemic 16 inches above the chocolate brown surface of Lake Okeechobee.
Lake Okeechobee suffered widespread damage to such plants as hydrilla, cattails, eel grass and bulrushes in Hurricane Jeanne's tempestuous rampage.
About half of the bulrushes in the Kings Bar area are gone.
www.palmbeachpost.com /storm/content/news/epaper/2004/10/12/m1a_LakeO_1012.html   (1194 words)

 Bulrushes Stencils - UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Bulrushes Stencils - UK Bulrushes Stencils (190 x 300 mm)
This original stencil design has been cut using the latest laser technology for the extra detail and intricacy that has until now, only been possible with expensive hand cut stencils.
Suggest will be ideal opportunity to show how good you are and spread the word.
www.decoratingdirect.co.uk /viewprod/c/CENT9060   (154 words)

 Bible Story Moses In The Bulrushes X2 Italian Charm at Pugster
The Pharaoh was fearful of the increase of children of Israel and gave orders that all sons of Hebrews were to be slain at birth.
When Moses was born his mothe hid him for 3 months but eventually put the baby in an ark of bulrushes and released him down the river.
He was later found by the Pharaohs daughter and was nursed and kept alive.
www.pugster.com /p/X2/X2_OLDTEST_02_PG   (211 words)

 Nebraska Outdoor Forum: Refuge Lakes?
The water you will be fishing is not very deep and you will see a lot of emergent vegetation--cattails, plume reed, and especially bulrushes.
Generally you will be fishing along the outside edge of the bulrushes, and right into the bulrushes.
Oh, by the way, sometimes when those spinnerbaits or buzzbaits come out of the water, up and over some bulrushes, there is a pike that comes out of the water right behind them.
www.ngpc.state.ne.us /cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=2;t=005648   (1440 words)

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