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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

It's Been 40 Years since the Eel River was saved...

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Looking Back at the Dam that could have Dried up the Eel River


(the road to Round Valley in North Mendocino County, from HWY 101)

(map is from the book "The New Book of California Tomorrow")

http://www.nytimes.com/1995/05/07/books/l-killing-the-giant-dam-458095.html?sec=&spon=

round valley dam

http://books.google.com/books?id=7xGbZWOlfvkC&pg=RA1-PA311&lpg=RA1-PA311&dq=Richard+Wilson+Dos+Rios+Dam&source=bl&ots=JvCATgl5OS&sig=M_Sr8EF_NnmoWB2-NxGvbv6umh0&hl=en&ei=zgHwSY-kLqbosgO0z7nTCg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1

book mentions round valley dam

http://dist02.casen.govoffice.com/index.asp?Type=B_PR&SEC={8A09EE4B-28DC-40D8-90C7-EF919D686CBA}&DE={910A185B-2D25-4A41-B686-16BC2E4BE80D}

wild and scenic status for north coast rivers, and Eel river, Round Valley dam killed

http://www.caltrout.org/documents/Wild%20Rivers%20Release%20FINAL%203.pdf

more on calif wild and scenic rivers

http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/9522.php

book on round valley dam

1 comment:

Heraldo Riviera said...

Great links. Thanks.