Are We Doing Our Best to Restore Watersheds? Lessons from a 10-year water restoration strategy

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Are We Doing Our Best to Restore Watersheds? Lessons from a 10-year water restoration strategy By Todd Reeve and Robert Warren • The Solutions Journal, January-February 2015 For the past decade, the Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF) has explored ways to make community-based watershed restoration more effective. Through the application of an unconventional, 10-year funding strategy, BEF has […]

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Change the Course: A New Model of Freshwater Conservation and Restoration

Monday, December 29th, 2014

Change the Course: A New Model of Freshwater Conservation and Restoration By Sandra Postel, Todd Reeve and Christian McGuigan • The Solutions Journal, July-August 2014 In more and more river basins around the world, water use is bumping up against the limits of a finite supply. Groundwater is being overpumped, wetlands are drying out, lakes […]

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Water Restoration Certificates: Voluntary, Market-Based Flow Restoration

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Water Restoration Certificates®: Voluntary, Market-Based Flow Restoration The Water Report, September 15, 2010 • By Todd Reeve, CEO, Bonneville Environmental Foundation Across the American West, thousands of miles of streams are chronically dewatered as a result of legal withdrawal of surface water to serve out-of-stream beneficial uses. Efforts are underway in many western states to support […]

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Harnessing a Voluntary Market to Restore Flow to Dewatered Rivers and Streams

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Harnessing a Voluntary Market to Restore Flow to Dewatered Rivers and Streams Global Water Forum Discussion Paper 1230, August 2012 • By Todd Reeve, CEO, Bonneville Environmental Foundation This article examines a Water Restoration Certificate model that aims to restore flows to dewatered rivers and streams through a voluntary offset market. The author argues that the […]

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