Tag Archive: nature conservancy

May 03 2013

Floodplains by Design (Video)

The Midwest United States is starting to recover from the flooding that has done a lot of damage over the past 2 to 3 weeks. The Illinois River has finally gotten below flood stage. More spring flooding could be on the way though but at least flood stage forecasts of the Red River through Fargo …

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Mar 02 2012

The Sustainable Rivers Project (Video)

This week, we wanted to highlight the Sustainable Rivers Project, a joint effort between the Nature Conservancy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and University of California-Davis which has been looking at modernizing the operation of dams  to achieve multiple benefits – social, economic, and environmental. Studies have been done on the Savannah River in …

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