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Main Title The fall and rise of the wetlands of California's Great Central Valley /
Author Garone, Philip,
Publisher University of California Press,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 668191584
ISBN 9780520266636; 0520266633
Subjects Wetland conservation--California--Central Valley ; Wetlands--California--Central Valley ; Water birds--Conservation--California--Central Valley ; Migratory birds--Effect of habitat modification on--Pacific Coast (North America) ; Central Valley (Calif) ; Naturschutz ; Feuchtgebiet ; Kalifornisches L├▒gstal ; North America--Pacific Coast
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ERAM  QH76.5.C2 G37 2011 c.1 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 02/19/2020
ERAM  QH76.5.C2G37 2011 c.2 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 02/18/2020
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xv, 422 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-396) and index.
Contents Notes
The nature of the Great Central Valley and the Pacific flyway -- From Native American lands of plenty to "waste" lands -- The San Joaquin Valley : a tale of two basins -- Reclamation and conservation in the Sacramento Valley -- The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the Central Valley Project's origins -- Turning the tide : federal and state responses to the waterfowl crisis -- Battles for the grasslands and the San Joaquin River -- Conflicting agendas : new refuges and water projects for the San Joaquin Valley -- Tragedy at Kesterson Reservoir -- Wetlands resurgent : the Central Valley in the twenty-first century -- Epilogue : global climate change and the wetlands of the Great Central Valley.