Westlake Farms Demonstration Wetlands A Cooperative Effort

by John M. Shelton,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: North American Water and Environment Congress & Destructive Water


This paper describes the process for establishing a wetlands complex to evaluate environmental issues that could not be answered without the operation of a large demonstration project. A 259-hectare project in southwestern San Joaquin Valley, California, was developed as the result of extensive private, State and federal government agency cooperation. All entities will cooperate in future development, management and research in the project area.

Subject Headings: Agriculture | Wetlands (fresh water) | Team building | Federal government | Project management | Construction management | Private sector | State government | California | United States

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