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How the Yampa River, and its Dependents, Survived the Drought of 2012

11/03/12 at 06:46 AM by Vince Puzick

The National Geographic has a great article about the plight of the Yampa this summer.

 "As this year’s drought deepened and spread across the United States, many cities and farms took steps to cope.  Bans on landscape irrigation conserved municipal supplies.  Farmers pumped more groundwater for their crops to make up for the lack of rain.

 

But what’s a river to do?

 

Most rivers are last in line for help during dry spells.  Their flows disappear, their fish go belly up, and their riverside habitats for birds and wildlife dry out and wither."

 

Read the entire posting here.

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