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Wetlander's Pick of the PostsU.S. and Mexico Unleash a Flood to Restore Colorado River Delta

By Erik Stokstad – Science Insider – March 18, 2014
The Colorado River delta once supported many birds and other species. After the U.S. government dammed the river, the lush habitat became a salt-caked wasteland. Now, an experimental flood will send water down the dry channel to help restore the ecosystem. Researchers will evaluate the responses of the riverbed, soil, and native vegetation, and perhaps pave the way for future floods. For full story, click here.

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