The Fall and Rise of the Wetlands of California's Great Central Valley
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 re...more
Hardcover, 448 pages
Published April 10th 2011 by University of California Press
(first published January 1st 2011)
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