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2.5: Watershed Restoration

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    This video revisits our watershed diagram to discuss how watershed restoration can occur. We look at nature’s watershed restorer, the beaver, and how we can fulfill the role of the beaver in slowing, sinking, and spreading the water to rehydrate parched landscapes.

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    A YouTube element has been excluded from this version of the text. You can view it online here: pb.libretexts.org/perm/?p=156

    Explore Watershed Restoration

    Explore watershed restoration projects by clicking on the links below.

    United States

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    Crater Lake, Oregon

    Canada

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    Upper Kananaskis Lake, Canada

    Mexico

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    Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

    Europe

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    Gorge Du Verdon, France

    Asia and Oceania

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    Mekong River, Thailand

    South America

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    Recife, Brazil

    Australia

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    Australia


    Image Sources

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    pixabay.com/en/crater-lake-lake-water-volcano-1188096/

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    pixabay.com/en/cabo-san-lucas-mexico-ocean-water-81372/

    pixabay.com/en/gorge-du-verdon-france-provence-969744/

    pixabay.com/en/south-africa-weeping-river-1425918/

    pixabay.com/en/mekong-river-river-chiang-kong-237502/

    pixabay.com/en/brazil-recife-atlantic-ocean-water-51128/

    pixabay.com/en/canyon-australia-river-environment-389040/