News From the Field
Large, Ancient Landslides Delivered Preferred Upstream Habitats for Coho Salmon
February 11, 2013
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.A study of the Umpqua River basin in the Oregon Coast Range helps explain natural processes behind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
University of Oregon
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