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Water institutional structure in the upper Midwest

Douglas R. Franklin

Water institutional structure in the upper Midwest

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Published by Economics Dept., South Dakota State University in Brookings, S.D .
Written in English

  • Middle West.
    • Subjects:
    • Water -- Law and legislation -- Middle West.,
    • Water rights -- Middle West.,
    • Riparian rights -- Middle West.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Douglas R. Franklin, John R. Powers & Ardelle Lundeen.
      SeriesEconomics research report ;, 92-2, Economics research report (Brookings, S.D.) ;, 92-2.
      ContributionsPowers, John R. 1966-, Lundeen, Ardelle A.
      LC ClassificationsHC107.S8 E27 no. 92-2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination25 leaves ;
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1047867M
      LC Control Number93620345

      The Upper Midwest is a region of the United States with no agreed-upon boundaries, but it almost always lies within the U.S. Census Bureau's Midwest region, which includes the states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana. Other websites. The History of the Upper Midwest: An Overview; USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences.   Project Methods To achieve the project goal the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture has been engaged with a participatory environmental planning effort in Iowa and the Midwest that involves non-governmental organizations (NGOs), researchers and farmers. The planning effort is multi-faceted. One facet is the identification of barriers and assessment of .

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Guide to Aquatic Invertebrates of the Upper Midwest | ii Acknowledgements Thank you to the many people who reviewed multiple drafts of this guide. Heartfelt thanks to Gary Montz, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and Joel Chirhart, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, for their contributions to ensure this guide is accurate and.

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