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turning point

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the region drained by a river system

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a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems

an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend

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The Corporate FQNV designation is a result of a stringent review of Watershed Security's qualifications and certifications by the Navy Certifying Authority (Navy CA).
In order to qualify for the Corporate FQNV designation, Watershed Security had to demonstrate that their personnel have advanced certifications and Information Assurance qualifications.
About $600,000 from the Environmental Stewardship Fund, commonly referred to as the Growing Greener Program, has been budgeted for each watershed, for a total investment of $3.
The investment in the Regional Agricultural Watershed Assessment Program will enable DEP staff to develop a working relationship with farmers in the selected watershed.
Large blueways such as the Connecticut River watershed are extremely important not only as nurseries for biodiversity and filtration systems for fresh water supplies, but also as outdoor recreational outlets for millions of all-too-cooped-up Americans.
The Connecticut River watershed is a fitting first addition to the National Blueways program given its ecological, cultural and recreational importance to millions of Americans along its 410-mile run from the peaks of Vermont along the Canadian border through New Hampshire and Massachusetts to Connecticut, where it empties into the Atlantic Ocean.
A national water quality initiative has been launched to improve impaired watersheds in two Arkansas counties.
As part of the program, eligible producers in the Cousart Bayou-Little Cypress Bayou, Upper Deep Bayou and Lower Deep Bayou watersheds will invest in voluntary conservation actions to help provide cleaner water.
Modeling Utilities to Maximize Watershed Investments
The goal is to address any potential impacts on the reservoir's drinking water supply from public use of the watershed lands.
25 to 132 acres), data have been collected from multiple larger watersheds and rain gauges on private land in the nearby Brushy Creek watershed.
STEWARDS was developed because Conservation Effects Assessment Project researchers, who study how private landowners benefit the environment when they participate in USDA conservation programs, wanted to make the watershed data available for nationwide analyses.
As might be expected, there is more organic matter from a forested watershed than from a fully or partially glacier-covered watershed.
What do we mean when we talk about watershed restoration?