Myths of California Water: Virtual Tour

Myth

Healthy ecosystems conflict with a healthy economy.

Reality

Healthy ecosystems provide significant value to the California economy, and many opportunities exist for mutually beneficial water management.

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Further Reading

  • Earl, John P. 1950. Production of Mallards on Irrigated Land in the Sacramento Valley, California. The Journal of Wildlife Management, Vol. 14, No.3
  • Feyrer, F., T. Sommer and W. Harrell. 2006. Managing floodplain inundation for native fish: production dynamics of age-0 splittail in California’s Yolo Bypass. Hydrobiologia
  • Hanak, E., J. Lund, A. Dinar, B. Gray, R. Howitt, J. Mount, P. Moyle, Barton “Buzz” Thompson (2010), “Myths of California Water – Implications and Reality,” West-Northwest Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, Vol. 16, No. 1, Winter 2010.
  • Moyle, Peter B., Patrick K. Crain, and Keith Whitener. 2007. Patterns in the use of a restored California floodplain by native and alien fishes. San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Sciences.
  • Verhoeven JTA and T.L. Setter. 2009. Agricultural use of wetlands: opportunities and limitations. Annals of Botany
  • Yolo Bypass Conservation Measures. 2009. Lower Yolo Bypass Planning Forum