rock needs river

Book Title : Rock Needs River
Author : Vanessa McGrady
Publisher : Little A
Release Date : 2019-02
Pages : 204
ISBN : 1503903699
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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"After two years of waiting to adopt--slogging through paperwork and bouncing between hope and despair--a miracle finally happened for Vanessa McGrady. Her sweet baby, Grace, was a dream come true. Then Vanessa made a highly uncommon gesture: when Grace's biological parents became homeless, Vanessa invited them to stay. Without a blueprint for navigating the practical basics of an open adoption or any discussion of expectations or boundaries, the unusual living arrangement became a bottomless well of conflicting emotions and increasingly difficult decisions complicated by missed opportunities, regret, social chaos, and broken hearts"--

Book Title : Interim Report of Instream Flow Needs Analysis of the Rock River Basin
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Release Date : 1982
Pages : 279
ISBN : UIUC:30112109120896
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Book Title : Rock Creek Proposed National Wild and Scenic River NWSR Deerlodge and Lolo National Forest N F
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Release Date : 1972
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ISBN : NWU:35556030843247
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Book Title : Future Water Supply Needs in the Upper Duck River Basin
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Release Date : 2000
Pages :
ISBN : NWU:35556031853781
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Book Title : Rogue River National Forest N F Timber Plan OR CA
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Release Date : 1978
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ISBN : NWU:35556030813836
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Book Title : Tongass National Forest N F Indian River Timber Sale s
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Release Date : 1999
Pages : 4
ISBN : NWU:35556031876998
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Book Title : Rogue River National Forest N F Land and Resource s Management Plan LRMP CA OR
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Release Date : 1990
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ISBN : NWU:35556030829642
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Book Title : Rivers Over Rock
Author : Keith J. Tinkler
Publisher : American Geophysical Union
Release Date : 1998-02-04
Pages : 323
ISBN : 9780875900902
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Bedrock river channels are important elements in the development of regional landscapes, sites of primary erosion that frequently generate spectacular features. Leading experts here provide the first integrated view of the characteristics and operation of this important, previously neglected, class of channels. Examples from several continents cover a wide range of spatial scales, from large river basins down to reach scales and individual sites. This state-of-the-art survey of bedrock river channels will interest hydrologists, geomorphologists, and civil and environmental engineers, as well as anyone concerned with high-gradient fluvial channels with part of the boundary in rock.

Book Title : Columbia River to Stevens Pass
Author : Fred Beckey
Publisher : The Mountaineers Books
Release Date : 2000-08-01
Pages : 351
ISBN : 0898865778
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Comprehensive climbing approach, route guides to Washington's Cascades.

Book Title : Crossing the river while feeling the rocks Incremental land reform and its impact on rural welfare in China
Author : John W. Bruce, Zongmin Li
Publisher : Intl Food Policy Res Inst
Release Date : 2009
Pages : 51
ISBN :
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Between 1978 and 1984, a massive shift from collective to household agricultural production took place in China. These incremental reforms, which Deng Xiaoping called "crossing the river while feeling the rocks," eventually gave 95 percent--160 million rural Chinese families--the right to oversee household plots, leading to stunning gains in productivity. Despite the success of the HRS, the enhancement of property rights is an ongoing reform process. Landholders depended on tenure agreements that could be changed at any time. Rural areas did not have the same right to profit from appreciating land values as urban landholders. As cities have expanded rapidly, municipalities have requisitioned rural land and issued it to new users at urban prices much higher than that paid to the rural villages. The policy debate about the appropriate pace for strengthening rural land use rights continues. This reform, the Household Responsibility System (HRS), provided strong incentives for farmers to increase labor and improve land, since they could profit from any marketable surplus they produced. Meanwhile, the state set quotas and purchased crops, providing reliable markets for increased production. It also strongly supported farmers by managing irrigation and the agricultural extension system. The state's earlier investments in rural nonfarm infrastructure paid off under the reforms, as workers released from agriculture by the more efficient use of labor found employment in local rural industries. In the years following the property reforms, the quality of life in rural China improved dramatically: per capita rural income more than doubled from 1978 to 1984. Having examined the substance, process, and effects of the reforms, this paper asks what lessons from the reforms are relevant for other developing countries. In spite of differences among countries, some elements of the Chinese reform experience seem highly relevant to others engaged in the struggle to develop.