The Living Waters of Texas.

By: Kramer, Ken WContributor(s): Kruvand, CharlesMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandRiver Books, Sponsored by Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, Texas State University: Publisher: College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2010Description: 1 online resource (165 p.)ISBN: 9781603443128Subject(s): Rivers -- Texas | Water conservation -- Texas | Water resources development -- Environmental aspects -- Texas | Water use -- Texas | Wetlands -- TexasGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Living Waters of TexasDDC classification: 333.91/1609764 | 333.911609764 LOC classification: F392.A17 L585 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Texas Rivers and Tributaries and Photographer's Note; Introduction: the Living Waters of Texas; Where the First Raindrop Falls; Springing to Life: Keeping the Waters Flowing; Hooked on Rivers; Falling in Love with Bottomlands: Waters and Forests of East Texas; On the Banks of the Bayous: Preserving Nature in an Urban Environment; A Taste of the Marsh; The Bays and Estuaries of Texas: An Ephemeral Treasure?; The Rio Grande: Fragile Lifeline in the Desert; Leaving a Water Legacy for Texas; Texas Water Politics: Forty Years of Going with the Flow
Appendix: Selected List of Conservation Organizations Interested in Texas Water IssuesIndex
Summary: In ten impassioned essays, veteran Texas environmental advocates and conservation professionals step outside their roles as lawyers, lobbyists, administrators, consultants, and researchers to write about water. Their personal stories of what the springs, rivers, bottomlands, bayous, marshes, estuaries, bays, lakes, and reservoirs mean to them and to our state come alive in the landscape photography of Charles Kruvand. Allied with the Texas Living Waters Project (a joint education and policy initiative of the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club, the National Wildlife
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Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Texas Rivers and Tributaries and Photographer's Note; Introduction: the Living Waters of Texas; Where the First Raindrop Falls; Springing to Life: Keeping the Waters Flowing; Hooked on Rivers; Falling in Love with Bottomlands: Waters and Forests of East Texas; On the Banks of the Bayous: Preserving Nature in an Urban Environment; A Taste of the Marsh; The Bays and Estuaries of Texas: An Ephemeral Treasure?; The Rio Grande: Fragile Lifeline in the Desert; Leaving a Water Legacy for Texas; Texas Water Politics: Forty Years of Going with the Flow

Appendix: Selected List of Conservation Organizations Interested in Texas Water IssuesIndex

In ten impassioned essays, veteran Texas environmental advocates and conservation professionals step outside their roles as lawyers, lobbyists, administrators, consultants, and researchers to write about water. Their personal stories of what the springs, rivers, bottomlands, bayous, marshes, estuaries, bays, lakes, and reservoirs mean to them and to our state come alive in the landscape photography of Charles Kruvand. Allied with the Texas Living Waters Project (a joint education and policy initiative of the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club, the National Wildlife

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