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CASE STUDY OF THE WEEK:  YOLO BASIN WETLANDS

The Corpsís Sacramento District created 3,700 of freshwater wetland and
riparian forest
to mitigate for the adverse effects of flood control projects and
agricultural drainage.

To learn more, visit http://gis.spk.usace.army.mil/reveg/yolo.htm

For more information on Corps restoration projects, visit:
http://www.amrivers.org/corpsreform.html

HELP SAVE SNAKE RIVER SALMON

Federal salmon managers will take public comments supporting the removal
of
four dams on the Lower Snake River to avoid the extinction of four salmon
and steelhead runs until March 31.

To support Snake River dam removal, visit www.salmonforever.org

For more information, visit www.amrivers.org/snake.html/


MISSOURI RIVER DAM OPERATIONS THREATEN NATIVE SPECIES

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has concluded that current and
proposed
Missouri River dam operations would lead to the extinction of three
listed
species.

To learn more, visit http://www.amrivers.org/missourireject-press.html

For more information on dam reforms proposed by conservation groups,
visit
http://www.amrivers.org/missourispringrisefacts.html


FY 2001 BUDGET REQUEST TO BE RELEASED

The President released his budget request for FY 2001 on Monday, February
7.
For more information about funding priorities for FY 2001 and what you
can
do,
visit http://www.amrivers.org/rbudget.html.

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with "unsubscribe Corps Reform listserve" in the subject line to
smcdowell at amrivers_org

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Suzy McDowell
Outreach Coordinator
American Rivers
1025 Vermont Ave, NW, #720
Washington, DC 20005
202-347-7550 x3040
smcdowell at amrivers_org