Watershed Stories

Lessons Learned

These stories are located within the pages of  "Healthy Rivers: A Water Course", an online program designed to improve the understanding of the ecology, management, and stewardship of river and stream systems. 

Each story shares lessons learned from river systems that were not managed as systems and the consequences of ignoring the inter-relationships of hydrology, geomorphology, connectivity, water quality and biology.

Implementing New Ideas

River Restoration

"Reconnecting Rivers: Natural Channel Design in Dam Removal and Fish Passage" documents modern river restoration approaches - dam removals, dam modifications, and by-pass fishways - that restore connectivity.