Agriculture, Gardening & Landscape Architecture

Vegetation Map of Saipan(pdf)

Now available is a detailed color vegetation map of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands produced by the US Forest Service.

Posted September 15, 2013

The chapters below from the textbook Island Ecology and Environmental Management: CNMI have information about Agriculture, Gardening and Landscape Architecture (pdf):

Chapter 30 Farming & Gardening Practices [J. Furey]

Chapter 42 Building & Landscape Design; and Community Aesthetics [J. Furey, P. Peshut, & K. Francis]

The  United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has the following programs:

Link to APASEEM Soil & Soil Resources Conservation page

A variety of US Government Topographical, Soil and other MAPS of  the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands from the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection of the University of Texas Libraries:

Pacific Basin Online Soil Survey Manuscripts for ten areas of the western Pacific at the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) website.

NRCS is a program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).


Last Updated 9/25/2013