PACFISH/INFISH Biological Opinion (PIBO) Articles and Reports

2002. An evaluation of physical stream habitat attributes used to monitor streams. Roper, B.B., J.L. Kershner, E. Archer, R. Henderson, and N. Bouwes.

2003. The value of using permanent sites when evaluating stream attributes at the reach scale. Roper, B.B., J.L. Kershner, and R.C. Henderson

2004. An Analysis of Stream Habitat Conditions in Reference and Managed Watersheds on Some Federal Lands within the Columbia River Basin.  Kershner, J.L., B.B. Roper, N. Bouwes, R. Henderson, and E. Archer

2005. Sources of variability in conducting pebble counts: their potential influence on the results of stream monitoring programs. Olsen, D.S., B.B. Roper, J.L. Kershner, R. Henderson, and E. Archer

2007. The role of natural vegetative disturbance in determining stream reach characteristics in Central Idaho and Western Montana. Roper, B. B, B. Jarvis, J. L. Kershner

2007. Use of a wetland index to evaluate changes in riparian vegetation after livestock exclusion. Coles-Ritchie, M.C, D.W. Roberts, J.L. Kershner, and R.C. Henderson

2007. A comparison of protocols and observer precision for measuring physical stream attributes. Whitacre, H.W., B.B. Roper, and J.L. Kershner

2008. The role of observer variation in determining Rosgen stream types in Northeastern Oregon mountain streams. Roper, B. B., J. M. Buffington, E. Archer, C. Moyer, and M. Ward.

2008. Evaluating Livestock Grazing Use With Streambank Alteration Protocols: Challenges and Solutions  Heitke, J.D., Henderson, R., Roper, B., and E. Archer

2010.  An Evaluation of Management Objectives Used to Assess Stream Habitat Conditions on Federal Lands within the Interior Columbia Basin. Kershner, Jeffrey L., and Brett B. Roper

2010. A review of bull trout habitat associations and exploratory analyses of patterns across the Interior Columbia River Basin Al-Chokhachy, R., B.B. Roper, T. Bowerman, and P. Budy

2010. Evaluating the Status and Trends of Physical Stream Habitat in Headwater Streams within the Interior Columbia River and Upper Missouri River Basins Using an Index Approach Al-Chokhachy, R. , Roper, B.. and Archer, E. K

2010. A comparison of the performance and compatibility of protocols used by seven monitoring groups to measure stream habitat in the Pacific Northwest. Roper, B. and others

2011. Different approaches to habitat surveys can impact fisheries management and conservation decisions Al-Chokhachy, R. and B. Roper

2011. Quantifying the Extent of and Factors Associated with the Temporal Variability of Physical Stream Habitat in Headwater Streams in the Interior Columbia River Basin Al-Chokhachy, R. , Roper, B., Archer, E., S. Miller

2013. Exotic plant colonization and occupancy within riparian areas of the Interior Columbia and Upper Missouri River Basins, USA Al-Chokhachy, R., A. M. Ray, B. B. Roper, and E. Archer

2013. The importance of roads, nutrients, and climate for invasive plant establishment in riparian areas in the northwestern United States. Menuz, D. R. and K. M. Kettenring

2016. Linkages between unpaved forest roads and streambed sediment: why context matters in directing road restoration. Al-Chokhachy, R., T. A. Black, C. Thomas, C. H. Luce, B. Rieman, R. Cissel, A. Carlson, S. Hendrickson, E. K Archer, J. L. Kershner


2004. Testing common stream sampling methods for broad-scale, long-term monitoring Archer, E.K., B.B. Roper, R.C. Henderson, N. Bouwes, S.C. Mellison, J.L. Kershner

2004. Repeatability of riparian vegetation sampling methods: how useful are these techniques for broad-scale, long-term monitoring? Coles-Ritchie, M. C., R.C. Henderson, E.K. Archer, C. Kennedy, and J.L. Kershner

2005. PACFISH/INFISH Biological Opinion (PIBO): Effectiveness Monitoring Program seven-year status report 1998 through 2004. Henderson, R.C., E.K. Archer, B.A. Bouwes, M.S. Coles-Ritchie, and J.L. Kershner

2012. PACFISH/ INFISH Biological Opinion (PIBO) Effectiveness Monitoring Program and Invasive Plant Species Detection: A retrospective Summary 2003-2011 Archer, E. K., N. Hough-Snee, A. Van Wagenen, R. Lokteff, B. B. Roper