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Whooping Cranes and Piping Plovers: Watershed Problem Solving on the Platte (April 27)

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Whooping Cranes And Piping Plovers: Watershed Problem Solving On The Platte, Elizabeth Rieke, Gordon W. (Jeff) Fassett, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center Apr 1995

Whooping Cranes And Piping Plovers: Watershed Problem Solving On The Platte, Elizabeth Rieke, Gordon W. (Jeff) Fassett, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center

Whooping Cranes and Piping Plovers: Watershed Problem Solving on the Platte (April 27)

21 pages.

Includes illustrations, maps, and biographical information for Gordon W. Fassett and James S. Lochhead.

Habitat for species listed as endangered under federal law along the Platte River in Nebraska has been adversely affected by decreased river flows, resulting in federal legal barriers to further water development throughout the basin in three states. In June 1994 state and federal officials entered an agreement to develop a basin-wide recovery plan. Elizabeth Rieke, Assistant Secretary for Water & Science, Dept. of Interior, will discuss federal perspectives. Gordon (Jeff) Fassett, Wyoming State Engineer, and J. Michael (Mike) Jess, Nebraska Director of Water Resources ...