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Low water at Lake Mead exposes a wide "bathtub ring" that marks the lake's former level.
A lobster board heads out to sea
Recreational boats on quiet water with seaside homes in background.
Quinault Village of Taholah on the Pacific Coast, October 2009
Dam and spillway on the St. Francis River
Santa Ana winds carried a fire across Camp Pendleton's Las Pulgas area on September 28, 2005. The brush fire consumed 1,250 acres of the base's open land.
Panini Bay Restaurant in Tuckerton, New Jersey
Photo of washed out bridge
Mercy Hospital Joplin
The Tybee Island pier on Tybee Island
Irrigation canal and valve outside Phoenix, Arizona.
Subsistence hunter watching for whales
Pine-covered mountain peaks
A Black-Necked Stilt meanders in a shallow salt marsh at Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve near Huntington Beach, California.
An aerial view of Surfers' Point taken February 4, 2014
Myron Johnson on his farm in Alabama
Photo of young men trying to mitigate erosion near Kivalina, Alaska
Beach scene in San Juan
View of Loveland Ski Area from above the Eisenhower Tunnel in Colorado.
Meandering river in Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge
Photo of Long Island City, Queens, New York City
Louisiana Highway 1
Purdue Extension educator Hans Schmitz.
Harmful algal bloom
Exterior rendering of the proposed Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care Center
Photo of Dr. Hiza Redsteer and students on dunes
Viewing data in the control room of Tampa Bay Water.
Coast Guard cutter Healy in sea ice
Laguna Mountain skipper
Homeland of the Suquamish Tribe taken from Port Madison Bay
Photo of tornado damage in Greensburg, Kansas
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Restoring native longleaf pine ecosystems on the Francis Marion National Forest may include the use of management strategies like prescribed burning.
Planning drawing for College Avenue in Fort Colllins, CO
Photo of storm-damaged railroad tracks