Research on Water Harvesting Featured in Report to President

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The Good Neighbor Environmental Board issued its 16th annual report to the president, recommending specific federal actions to develop a more comprehensive approach to ecological restoration in the U.S. - Mexico Border Region.

USGS research to document the impacts of installing rock check dams and larger gabion-style check dams in the Mexican Highlands is featured in their case study (p. 48-49). Read the report online at