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Author Garone, Philip, 1961-
Title The fall and rise of the wetlands of California's Great Central Valley / Philip Garone.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
Edition 1st ed.

Author Garone, Philip, 1961-
Series The Stephen Bechtel Fund imprint in ecology and the environment
Stephen Bechtel Fund imprint in ecology and the environment.
Subject Wetland conservation -- California -- Central Valley.
Wetlands -- California -- Central Valley.
Central Valley (Calif.)
Description 1 online resource (422 pages)
Edition 1st ed.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-396) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Wetlands and waterfowl -- pt. 2. The fall -- pt. 3. The rise.
Note Print version record.
Summary This is the first comprehensive environmental history of California's Great Central Valley, where extensive freshwater and tidal wetlands once provided critical habitat for tens of millions of migratory waterfowl. Weaving together ecology, grassroots politics, and public policy, Philip Garone tells how California's wetlands were nearly obliterated by vast irrigation and reclamation projects, but have been brought back from the brink of total destruction by the organized efforts of duck hunters, whistle-blowing scientists, and a broad coalition of conservationists. Garone examines the many dema.
ISBN 9780520948495 (electronic bk.)
0520948491 (electronic bk.)
9781283277679 (MyiLibrary)
OCLC # 712769731
Additional Format Print version: Garone, Philip, 1961- Fall and rise of the wetlands of California's Great Central Valley. 1st ed. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011 9780520266636 (DLC) 2010040364 (OCoLC)668191584

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