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    Last chance for wetlands

    The Seattle Audubon Society founds the Washington Wetland Network, or WETNET, to help protect wetlands.

  • Book Reviews

    Stop the flooding

    Oregon's devastating floods could be prevented by restoring Willamette River wetlands and woodlands, study says.

  • News

    Stirring things up on the Colorado River

    The valves at Glen Canyon Dam are opened so the Colorado River can once again flood the Grand Canyon - and scientists, river guides, and environmentalists begin to study the results.

  • News

    Idaho just says no to hydro dam

    The Idaho Land Board rejects a proposed dam on the Snake River at Auger Falls.

  • Book Reviews

    Dams be damned

    Activist Yvan Rochon seeks removal of two dams on Washington's Elwha River.

  • News

    BuRec gets a new leader

    Former New Mexico State Engineer Eluid Martinez will replace Dan Beard as commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation.

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    For seven days, it will flood

    A controlled week-long flood through the Grand Canyon may help restore some of the beaches, sandbars and humpback chub fish harmed by Glen Canyon Dam.

  • News

    Montanans take to the ballot

    A coalition of sportsmen, ranchers and environmentalists called Montanans for Clean Water puts an initiative on the fall ballot designed to toughen the state's water laws.

  • News

    Clogged channel sends a river over its bank in Washington

    Winter rains flood Washington's Skokomish River valley and environmentalists say the problem is exacerbated by logging, urban sprawl, dams and other human impacts.

  • Book Reviews

    How rivers really run

    Courses in Applied Fluvial Geomorphology, Stream Classification and Applications and River Assessment and Monitoring are offered.

  • Book Reviews

    The plumber's guide to the Colorado Basin

    Artist Lester Dore's map of the plumbing of the Colorado Basin is available as a poster.

  • News

    Thou shalt not build a dam

    Pueblo Bishop Arthur Tafoya agrees with the Catholic Human Development Commission that the Animas-La Plata water project is wasteful and destructive.

  • News

    Dam project called a "bungle' and a "porker'

    The Catholic Diocese of Pueblo, Colo., blasts the proposed Animas-La Plata water project as an "environmental, economic and social bungle."

  • News

    South Dakota pulls plug on Missouri River meetings

    South Dakota withdraws from the Missouri River Basin Association, claiming frustration with bureaucracy.

  • News

    Dam project could get a free ride

    Colorado Republican Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell seeks to push ahead with dam construction on Animas-La Plata.

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