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Large, Ancient Landslides Delivered Preferred Upstream Habitats for Coho Salmon

February 11, 2013

Joshua Roering A study of the Umpqua River basin in the Oregon Coast Range helps explain natural processes behind the width of valleys and provides potentially useful details for river restoration efforts designed to improve habitats for coho salmon. Full Story

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