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Disturbed land restoration (DLR)

Abandoned Mineral Lands Restoration Projects

  • Bat gate construction at Buffalo National River, AR
  • Restoration of an underground metal mine at Craters of the Moon National Monument, ID
  • Plugging of a geothermal well at Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA
  • Closure of a collapsed stope and underground gold mine at Joshua Tree National Park using polylurethane foam, CA
  • Restoration of sand and gravel quarries in cooperation with the Michigan National Guard at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, MI
  • Restoration of an underground pyrite mine and acidified stream at Prince William Forest Park, VA
  • Assessment of watershed health in the intensively mined Big South Fork watershed, KY and TN
updated on 02/02/2004  I   http://nature.nps.gov/geology/aml/amlprojects.cfm   I  Email: Webmaster
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