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Bill Williams River NWR Research Goes International
Southwest Region, September 11, 2007
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Since April 2006 there have been six presentations on ecosystem flow requirements, adaptive reservoir management, applying ecosystem function models, defining and implementing ecosystem flows and more; the results of research from partnership activities on the Bill Williams River in western Arizona.  Two presentations were at the Yangtze River Forum, Changsha, China and the Yangtze River Ecosystem Flow Workshop in Chongqing, China in 2006, two in Australia at the 10th Annual River Symposium in Brisbane, September 2007 and one each in Las Vegas, NV and Tucson, AZ.  Presentations were made by FWS, USGS, and TNC staff.  At least one publication is in the works for the Freshwater Biology Journal.

The Bill Williams River is one of ten projects, nationwide, in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/The Nature Conservancy "Sustainable Rivers Project".


Contact Info: Martin Valdez, 505-248-6599, martin_valdez@fws.gov
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