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Entering the Watershed: A New Approach to Save America's River Ecosystems

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Entering the Watershed is the product of a two-year project established by the Pacific Rivers Council to develop new federal riverine protection and restoration policy alternatives. It recommends a comprehensive new approach to river protection based on principles of watershed dynamics, ecosystem function, and conservation biology - a nationwide, strategic community- and ecosystem-based watershed restoration initiative. The book:
  • describes in detail the existing level of damage to rivers and species
  • analyzes flaws and gaps in existing policy
  • provides the framework necessary to develop new policies
  • outlines the scientific underpinnings and management strategies needed in new policy
  • makes specific policy proposals

Synopsis:

Entering the Watershed is the product of a two-year project established by the Pacific Rivers Council to develop new federal riverine protection and restoration policy alternatives. It recommends a comprehensive new approach to river protection based on principles of watershed dynamics, ecosystem function, and conservation biology — a nationwide, strategic community- and ecosystem-based watershed restoration initiative. The book: describes in detail the existing level of damage to rivers and species analyzes flaws and gaps in existing policy provides the framework necessary to develop new policies outlines the scientific underpinnings and management strategies needed in new policy makes specific policy proposals

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-446) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781559632751
Editor:
Karr, James
With:
Scurlock, Mary
With:
Scurlock, Mary
Editor:
Karr, James
Author:
Karr, James
Author:
Frissell, Chris
Author:
Scurlock, Mary
Author:
Doppelt, Bob
Author:
Doppelt, Robert
Author:
Karr, James R.
Publisher:
Island Press
Location:
Washington, D.C. :
Subject:
Rivers
Subject:
Real Estate
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Water-supply
Subject:
Watersheds
Subject:
Freshwater ecology
Subject:
Watershed management
Subject:
Stream ecology
Subject:
Stream conservation
Subject:
Watershed management -- United States.
Subject:
Real Estate - General
Subject:
Stream conservation -- United States.
Subject:
Stream ecology -- United States.
Subject:
Ecosystems & Habitats - Rivers
Subject:
Natural Resources
Subject:
Business; Real Estate
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
1
Series Volume:
800-3.
Publication Date:
19931031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
504
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , Entering the Watershed is the product of a two-year project established by the Pacific Rivers Council to develop new federal riverine protection and restoration policy alternatives. It recommends a comprehensive new approach to river protection based on principles of watershed dynamics, ecosystem function, and conservation biology — a nationwide, strategic community- and ecosystem-based watershed restoration initiative. The book: describes in detail the existing level of damage to rivers and species analyzes flaws and gaps in existing policy provides the framework necessary to develop new policies outlines the scientific underpinnings and management strategies needed in new policy makes specific policy proposals
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