Bear River : last chance to change course /

Craig Denton notes water will be the primary political, social, and economic issue in the Intermountain West in the twenty-first century. Urban Utah thirsts for the Great Salt Lake principal source, the Bear River. Plans abound to divert it for a rapidly growing Wasatch Front, as the last good optio...

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Main Author: Denton, Craig, 1947-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, ©2007.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Defining the River; 2. The Ancient Saga of Water and Land: Geomorphology and Hydrology of the Bear; 3. From Alpine to Desert: The Changing Ecology of the Bear River Basin; 4. The Bear River and the Threads of Western American History; 5. Stakeholders Lay Claim to the Bear River and Its Water; 6. Damn the Dams: Conflicts Roil the Bear River; 7. Mitigation on the Bear: Repairing a Century of Misuse; Bibliography; Index