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Bioengineering techniques for streambank restoration a review of Central European practices by Martin Donat

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Published by Province of British Columbia. Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks and Ministry of Forests in [Vancouver?] .
Written in English


  • Bioengineering.,
  • Shorelines.,
  • Streambank planting.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Martin Donat.
SeriesWatershed restoration project report -- no. 2
LC ClassificationsTC537 .D65 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination86 p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21858177M

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