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Wet Prairie [electronic resource] : people, land, and water in agricultural Manitoba / Shannon Stunden Bower ; foreword by Graeme Wynn.

By: Stunden Bower, Shannon, 1977-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Nature, history, society: Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 238 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780774818544 (electronic bk.); 0774818549 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Agriculture -- Manitoba -- History | Drainage -- Manitoba -- History | Watershed management -- Manitoba -- History | Agriculture and state -- Manitoba | Agriculture -- Social aspects -- Manitoba | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Environmental Economics | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Green Business | NATURE -- Natural ResourcesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Wet Prairie.DDC classification: 333.76/097127 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : the wet prairie -- Drains and cultural communities : the early years of Manitoba drainage, 1870-1915 -- Juridictional quagmires : dominion authority and prairie wetlands, 1870-1930 -- Drains and geographical communities : experts, highlanders, and lowlanders assess drainage -- Internaional bioregions and local mementum : the International Joint Commission, Ducks Unlimited, and continued drainage -- Permanence, maintenance, and change : watershed management in Manitoba -- Conclusion : chequer board squares in a dynamic landscape -- Appendices.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : the wet prairie -- Drains and cultural communities : the early years of Manitoba drainage, 1870-1915 -- Juridictional quagmires : dominion authority and prairie wetlands, 1870-1930 -- Drains and geographical communities : experts, highlanders, and lowlanders assess drainage -- Internaional bioregions and local mementum : the International Joint Commission, Ducks Unlimited, and continued drainage -- Permanence, maintenance, and change : watershed management in Manitoba -- Conclusion : chequer board squares in a dynamic landscape -- Appendices.

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