Entering the Watershed

Entering the Watershed

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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 proposalsNational Marine Fisheries Service revised Policy for Riparian Habitat Protection in Alaska (May 3, 1988) (cited in Southeast ... The Forest Service manuala#39;s broader definition of riparian areas does not constitute a binding regulation, nor is it universally applied in forest planning. ... Franklin, J., J. Gordon, K. Norman Johnson, J.W. Thomas, Alternatives for Management of Late-Successional Forests of theanbsp;...

Title:Entering the Watershed
Author:Robert Doppelt, Mary Scurlock, Chris Frissell, James R. Karr
Publisher:Island Press - 1993-10-01


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