Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Shorebirds' use of Lancaster County islands causes feds to reverse order over Safe Harbor Dam water level

To protect shorebirds, a federal agency has reversed its earlier decision to allow the Safe Harbor Dam to permanently raise water levels by several inches on Lake Clarke.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's unexpected move will help shorebirds during their six-month migration period when they use mudflats on the reservoir for feeding and resting.

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