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River protection and restoration in California

California. Legislature. Senate. Committee on Natural Resources and Wildlife. Subcommittee on River Protection and Restoration.

River protection and restoration in California

transcript and written statements

by California. Legislature. Senate. Committee on Natural Resources and Wildlife. Subcommittee on River Protection and Restoration.

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Published by Senate Publications in Sacramento, CA .
Written in English

  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Rivers -- California.,
    • Stream restoration -- California.,
    • Water resources development -- California.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCalifornia Legislature, Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Wildlife, [Subcommittee on River Protection and Restoration] ; Senator Mike Thompson, chairman.
      LC ClassificationsKFC10.3 .N377 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv leaves, 268 p. :
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1240423M
      LC Control Number94622048

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