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Habitat considerations in restored ephemeral channels, County G I-94 Interchange, Wisconsin

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Faith Fitzpatrick (U.S. Geological Survey) and Tom Slawski (Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission) discuss intermittent riffle-pool channels in a dense urban highway environment. Even though the streams do not have flow year-round, pools maintain diverse aquatic life and floodplain connections between storm events.




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