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Lesson 4: The Sustainable Forest

Artifact: an object with historic value that has survived from the past.

Erosion: the wearing away of the soil, usually by wind or water.

Hydroelectric Plant: a place where electricity is produced by the energy of rapidly moving water.

Riparian Zone: the area along a river or a stream.

Spawning: the producing or depositing of eggs by fish.