Posts Tagged: Wetlands
Research Spotlight: Foothills irrigation creates wetlands and sustains them in drought, benefitting birds
After five years, the northern Sierra Nevadas have finally been moved out of the “severe drought” category by the US Drought monitor following a promisingly rainy start to the 2017 water year. This is not only good news for our agricultural...
An unintentional wetland created by irrigation runoff at SFREC (left) and an intentionally created irrigated wetland on Spenceville SWA (right).
Mean percent of wetland surface saturated throughout the drought. “Both” means a wetland received both natural and irrigation water inputs. Error bars are 95% confidence intervals.
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