Hydrologic restoration of a fen in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, USA


Big Meadows, a 63-ha fen in Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP), was ditched for agricultural purposes in the early part of this century. Although use of the ditch ceased after the establishment of RMNP in 1915, it continued to intercept sheet flows in the central and southern portions of the fen, causing the ground-water level to decrease and aerobic soil… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF03161529

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