Highways & wetlands compensating wetland losses by Edgar W. Garbisch

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Offices of Research & Development, National Technical Information Service in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .

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  • Wetlands -- United States,
  • Wetland conservation -- United States

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Other titlesHighways and wetlands: compensating wetland losses
Statementprepared under the direction of Federal Highway Administration, Region 3 ; prepared by Edgar W. Garbisch, Jr. ; illustrated by J. Davis Moroz-Henry
SeriesReport -- no. FHWA-IP-86-22, Implementation package -- no. FHWA-IP-86-22
ContributionsUnited States. Federal Highway Administration. Offices of Research and Development, Environmental Concern, Inc. (Saint Michaels, Md.)
The Physical Object
Pagination60 p. :
Number of Pages60
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Open LibraryOL18285220M

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