Tag Archive: habitat

Mar 10 2014

A Few Good Reads (3/10/14): Colorado’s Snowpack Grows and the Response to the 2013 Floods Continues

This week: The snowpack in the South Platte River basin keeps going up, delayed repairs on a damaged bridge on the St. Vrain Creek due to the presence of some eagles, an intriguing video on how wolves impact rivers, an ecological perspective on the 2013 Colorado floods, Christchurch, New Zealand receives a month of rain …

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Oct 22 2012

A Few Good Reads (10/22/12): Agreement on Delta Fixes, Residual Risk on the Missouri, and the PE Licensing Debate Heats Up

This week: Agreement on smaller levee and habitat fixes in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, dealing with floods on the Missouri River, some great aerial photography of the Colorado River system, healthy rivers bringing economic benefit, and the professional engineers’ license debate heats up. Warring parties agree on some levee, habitat fixes in Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta …

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Jul 23 2012

A Few Good Reads (7/23/12): Flood control on the Truckee River, Minot Moving Forward

This week: Flood control on the Truckee River finally moving forward? Collaboration and compromise in the Teanaway basin, Minot’s plan for the $68M grant, “Drought and downpour” across the U.S. from the Big Picture,  and bargain flood insurance for those in the High Park Fire area. Feds renew work on Truckee River flood project (RGJ.com) …

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Apr 20 2012

Freeing the Calapooia in Oregon (Video)

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This week we have clip about the removal of dams along the Calapooia River in Oregon. The Calapooia is a key tributary to the Willamette River and is one of the few (as the video explains) channels without a hydroelectric structure. Yet it still had 3 small dams that hindered migratory fish species so the …

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