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Rivers of Change: Trailing the Waterways of Lewis and Clark
     

Rivers of Change: Trailing the Waterways of Lewis and Clark

by Tom Mullen
 

If he was reincarnated today, Captain Meriwether Lewis could retrace the journey that his Lewis & Clark expedition made two centuries ago. Within hours he would shake his head in confusion and surprise. What became of the Missouri, Yellowstone, and Columbia rivers he traveled along? The answers come alive when told by those who live along these waterways. Following

Overview

If he was reincarnated today, Captain Meriwether Lewis could retrace the journey that his Lewis & Clark expedition made two centuries ago. Within hours he would shake his head in confusion and surprise. What became of the Missouri, Yellowstone, and Columbia rivers he traveled along? The answers come alive when told by those who live along these waterways. Following Lewis and Clark's route, author Tom Mullen spent five months exploring the Missouri, Yellowstone, and Columbia rivers. This book tells of his surprising discoveries in a landscape peppered by colorful characters, barge pilots, engineers, and biologists, and their determination to improve American rivers. This travelogue is a refreshing blend of quirky history, intriguing stories, and candid conversation from off the beaten trail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780974341606
Publisher:
Roundwood Press
Publication date:
02/28/2004
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.09(d)

Meet the Author

Tom Mullen spent over a decade working as a water resources consultant while living in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and in the US. He has a Masters Degree in Water Resource Systems Manag ement and has published articles and photographs i magazines that incl ude International Groundwater Technology, World Water, Groundwater Age and Resource Recycling. He also researched articles in the Western Un ited States with the award winning environmental newspaper High Countr y News in Paonia, Colorado. In April of 2001,Tom returned to the US to begin exploring the Lewis and Clark trail and to research and write R ivers of Change.

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