Stakeholders Unite for Flycatcher

Botnick, Christopher J.
July 2003
Endangered Species Bulletin;Jul-Dec2003, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p34
Possibly the most successful example of early stakeholder involvement translating into effective recovery action. Environmental organizations and individuals weighed in on the benefits of biological diversity and conserving adequate habitat. While this habitat has always this comprised a very small portion of the southwestern landscape, it is disproportionately important to wildlife and plants. Destruction and modification of riparian habitats have been caused mainly by water diversions and ground-water pumping, dam and stream channelizantion, clearing of vegetation.


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