Flood season sure to impact people, health of the river


The floods we are seeing statewide are natural events that erode channel banks, entrain trees that stack up in logjams, and create new side channels, gravel bars and sand deposits on the floodplain as they have for millennia. While flooding damages homes and infrastructure and affects the livelihoods of farmers and ranchers, it can also be seen as part of the natural process of maintaining a naturally functioning and healthy river system.

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