عنوان مقاله [English]
Watershed management and water and soil preserving activities are used to eliminate the ill-effects of improper utilization of natural resources. But evalution of watershed management treatments in targeting goals has not yet been scientifically and logically conducted in Iran. In this article watershed management activities in part of Bande-qora watershed of kashmar which comprises almost 1200 hectares and a population of 834 people was studied. Watershed management activitied in the area started in 1379 and was finished in 1383 with regard to budjet allocation to Khorasan. Watershed management activities in Band-e-qora watershed caused flood control, ground water feeding, decreasing water turbidity and finally caused increased crop rate in the region. These activities affect, crops, migration rate and uncultivated lands utilization. In the study case, watershed management activities include biological and biomechnical operations. Mechanical watershed activities were successful but biological activities did not succeed. Biomechemical activities were also successful.