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Entering the Watershed: A New Approach To Save America's River Ecosystems
by Robert Doppelt, Mary Scurlock, Chris Frissell and James R. Karr
Island Press, 1993
Cloth: 978-1-55963-274-4 | eISBN: 978-1-61091-265-5 | Paper: 978-1-55963-275-1
Library of Congress Classification QH76.E57 1993
Dewey Decimal Classification 333.9162160973

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
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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