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Drainage of Prairie Pothole Wetlands Can Increase Flooding and Degrade Ecosystems

July 16, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Water

July 15, 2015—The drainage of small wetlands can decrease wildlife habitat and may contribute to flooding in the Prairie Pothole Region (PPR), according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey study. USGS scientists analyzed data on 141 large PPR wetlands in…