Turning back the tide

Moir, John
July 2010
High Country News;7/19/2010, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p28
An essay is presented on the tidal erosion caused by human alteration in Elkhorn Slough Reserve in California. It mentions that Elkhorn Slough Reserve is one of the most significant birding areas in the West as well as habitat for several rare plant communities and more than a dozen threatened or endangered species. The author suggests that estuaries like Elkhorn should be protected because they are the most productive natural systems on earth.


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