TITLE

RECLAIMING THE LOW COUNTRY

AUTHOR(S)
Farmer, Jared
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
High Country News;9/15/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 17, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
34738818

 

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