Restoring Slough and River Banks with Biotechnical Methods in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

  title={Restoring Slough and River Banks with Biotechnical Methods in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta},
  author={Jeffrey Hart and John Hunter},
  journal={Ecological Restoration},
  pages={262 - 268}
  • J. Hart, J. Hunter
  • Published 1 December 2004
  • Environmental Science
  • Ecological Restoration
located in west-central California, immediately east of San Francisco Bay. Lying at the confluence of the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers, it is the largest inland delta and the largest estuary on the west coast of North America. It consists of 700 miles (1,127 km) of waterways, 11,000 miles (17,710 km) of inland coast, and 350,000 acres (140,000 ha) of former marshland now converted to agriculture. Historically, the Delta was a vast expanse of freshwater and brackish tidal sloughs and… 

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