Farmer, Jared
September 2008
High Country News;9/15/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 17, p16
The article focuses on the environmental projects designed to restore rivers and lakes in the Western states in the U.S. It relates the old transcontinental West of the post-Civil War period, in which the big dams and open-pit mines did not yet exist. It also notes the changes of the lakes in the lowlands and the rise of the age of reclamation which flooded and drained several places in the country. Moreover, the article also highlights how the history of Utah Lake which will serve as the model of the restoration process.


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