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Economics of Widespread Manure Application to Irrigated Crops: Raw and Composted Feedlot Manure in Eastern Colorado.

Abstract (Economic Redevelopment, Pollution – Humans) We used linear programming to simulate adoption of manure disposal technologies in eastern Colorado. Manure, either raw or composted, is assumed to be applied to irrigated cropland within 20 miles of feedlots in five … Continue reading

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Measuring the Total Economic Value of Restoring Ecosystem Services in an Impaired River Basin: Results from a Contingent Valuation Survey.

Abstract (Forest Ecology, Economic Redevelopment) Five ecosystem services that could be restored along a 45-mile section of the Platte river were described to respondents using a building block approach developed by an interdisciplinary team. These ecosystem services were dilution of … Continue reading

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Business Requirements Modeling of The Project Level NEPA Process.

Abstract (Economic Redevelopment) In July 2001, Forest Service Chief Dale Bosworth began an initiative to evaluate the sources of “process gridlock” or the inability of District level staff “to do the work that we know needs to be done because … Continue reading

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Response of Streamflow to Weather Variability under Climate Change in the Colorado Rockies.

Abstract (Conservation of Natural Resources, Economic Redevelopment, Forest Mangement) We examine the response of streamflow to long-term rainfall variability under climate change by coupling downscaled global climate model precipitation to a distributed hydrologic model. We use daily output of the … Continue reading

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Water Transfers and their Impacts: Lessons from Three Colorado Water Markets.

Abstract (Water Law, Economic Redevelopment) This paper presents an analysis of the effects of different institutional arrangements and economic environments on water markets. Characteristics of water rights transfers in the South Platte Basin of Colorado and transfers of shares of … Continue reading

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Review of U.S.D.A. Forest Service Community-Based Watershed Restoration Partnerships Appendix: Reviews of Watershed Projects.

Summary (Restoration Areas, Watershed Planning, Economic Redevelopment) The Blue Mountain Demonstration Area BMDA was initiated through agreement between Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber Chief the Forest Service Mike Domback and Assistant Secretary Agriculture Jim Lyons June. The key drivers behind the … Continue reading

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