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Wetlands preservation easements are protecting prairie potholes but some improvements are possible : report to the Honorable John D. Dingell, House of Representatives by

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Written in English


  • Wetlands -- United States,
  • Wetland ecology -- United States

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Other titlesEasements are protecting prairie potholes but some improvements are possible
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14702784M

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