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Tell Stanford University to remove Searsville Dam

Tell Stanford Provost and Acting President John Etchemendy that you support the responsible removal of Searsville Dam in Palo Alto, California and help to return wild steelhead to their historic spawning habitat in the Corte Madera Creek.

Posted by: | July 5, 2012 | Comments: 8

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