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Author Biebighauser, Thomas R.

Title Wetland drainage, restoration, and repair / Thomas R. Biebighauser
Published Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 241 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Ages of Drainage; 2 Why They Pulled the Plug; 3 Ditching for Dollars; 4 Plowing to Drain; 5 Sticks and Stones; 6 Miles of Tiles; 7 Massive Machines and Plastic Drain Lines; 8 Filling and Leveling; 9 Wetland Drainage Stories; 10 Vestiges of Wetlands Long Past; 11 Building and Restoration; 12 Building Wetlands on Dry Land; 13 Building Wetlands on Wet Land; 14 Highways and Waterways; 15 Do Waders Come in Size 4?; 16 Flourishing Flora; 17 Fixing Failed Wetlands; 18 Finding Funding; Notes; Glossary; About the Author; Index; A; B
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Summary Wetlands are a vital part of the landscape and ecology of the United States, providing critical habitat for fish and wildlife; yet they are being destroyed at an alarming rate. A detailed and comprehensive analysis of wetlands management, Wetland Drainage, Restoration, and Repair can help reverse this trend. The book begins with an historical overview of wetland destruction and repair over the past two hundred years and shows clearly how the effects on drained locations remain evident generations later. It also serves as a unique guide to aid anyone, from novice to engineer, engaged in the pr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-234) and index
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Subject Drainage.
Wetland restoration.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813160480 (electronic bk.)
9780813160481 (electronic bk.)