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Rural Andean Bolivia: Needs and Potential Solutions
(University of Washington Water Center, 2007-01-09)
Bolton will present a history of the Engineers Without Borders program. She will outline their mission and review the UW Student Chapter history. One of the UW projects, a multi-faceted effort in Yanayo, Bolivia, will be described in greater depth. This project addressed springs, diversions, water systems, roads, bridges, ...
Ecological Issues in Floodplains and Riparian Corridors
(University of Washington Water Center, 2001-07-11)
As part of the process outlined in Washington's "Statewide Strategy to Recover Salmon: Extinction is Not an Option" the Washington Departments of Fish and Wildlife, Ecology, and Transportation were charged to develop Aquatic Habitat Guidelines employing an integrated approach to marine, freshwater, and riparian habitat ...
A Brief Guide to Restoring Salmonid Habitat in Pacific Northwest Watersheds
(University of Washington Water Center, 1999-01)
This fact sheet describes salmon restoration approaches in the Pacific Northwest. A recommended approach to restoration is to restore and manage watershed processes responsible for creating and maintaining habitat. This approach concentrates on diagnosing and treating causes of habitat degradation rather than the symptoms of ...
Research on Streamside Issues Through the Wood Compatibility Initiative
(University of Washington Water Center, 2002-11)
Through the Wood Compatibility Initiative (WCI), the Center for Streamside Studies at the University of Washington has undertaken a series of research efforts addressing production and protection of forest, fish, wildlife, and other aquatic and riparian resources. These efforts consist of microhabitat and habitat-unit-scale ...
Effects of Turbidity and Suspended Solids on Salmonids
(University of Washington Water Center, 2001-11)
Human activities in Northwestern watersheds, including logging, grazing, agriculture, mining, road building, urbanization, and commercial construction contribute to periodic pulses or chronic levels of suspended sediment in streams. Suspended sediment is associated with negative effects on the spawning, growth, and ...
Review of the TFW Monitoring Program: Watershed-Scale Monitoring Pilot Project (Draft) (Schuett-Hames, 1999)
(University of Washington Water Center, 1999-07)
Forested landscapes in Washington State are managed by a state forest practice management system that includes Washington forest practice rules, Watershed Analyses and landowner landscape plans. One objective of the management system is to protect aquatic resources and the forest practice rules are currently being changed ...