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Watershed and River Systems Management Program.

R. S. Parker

Watershed and River Systems Management Program.

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.? .
Written in English

  • Watershed management -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesFS -- 196-97., Fact sheet (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- FS-97-196.
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.), United States. Bureau of Reclamation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17741124M

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A critique of these restoration projects summarizes the approaches that offer the best opportunities for long-term success.