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This monitoring plan for aquatic and riparian resources was developed in response to monitoring needs addressed in the Biological Opinions for bull trout (U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service 1998) and steelhead (U.S. Department of Commerce, National Marine Fisheries Service…
Author(s): Jeffrey L. Kershner, Eric K. Archer, Marc Coles-Ritchie, Ervin R. Cowley, Richard C. Henderson, Kim Kratz, Charles M. Quimby, David L. Turner, Linda C. Ulmer, Mark R. Vinson
Keywords: effectiveness monitoring, stream habitat, riparian habitat, monitoring strategy, aquatic sampling, vegetation sampling, watershed conditions, critical riparian area
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-121. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 57 p.
Year: 2004
Streamside forests are crucial to the protection and enhancement of the water resources of the Eastern United States. They are extremely complex ecosystems that help provide optimum food and habitat for stream communities as well as being useful in mitigating or controlling nonpoint source…
Author(s): David J. Welsch
Keywords: NA-PR-07-91, streamside forests, soil erosion, ecosystem, stream habitat, water resources, stream habitat, groundwater, soil runoff, wildlife diversity
Source: NA-PR-07-91. [Broomall, PA:] U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Area State & Private Forestry
Year: 1991
We synthesize the biology and ecology of the Cope's giant salamander. We have conducted the first compilation of known sites for the species, to aid status assessments and conservation planning. Known and suspected threats to the species are summarized. Considerations for species and species-…
Author(s): Alex Foster, Deanna H. Olson
Keywords: Amphibian, biology, ecology, distribution, threats, stream habitat, management considerations, Oregon, Washington
Source: Interagency Special Status/Sensitive Species Program (ISSSSP), Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region, Bureau of Land Management. 57p.
Year: 2014
To comply with legal mandates, meet local management objectives, or both, many federal, state, and tribal organizations have monitoring groups that assess stream habitat at different scales. This myriad of groups has difficulty sharing data and scaling up stream habitat assessments to regional or…
Author(s): Brett B. Roper, John M. Buffington, Stephen Bennett, Steven H. Lanigan, Eric Archer, Scott T. Downie, John Faustini, Tracy W. Hillman, Shannon Hubler, Kim Jones, Chris Jordan, Philip R. Kaufmann, Glenn Merritt, Chris Moyer, Allen Pleus
Keywords: protocols, monitoring, stream habitat, data collection methods, Pacific Northwest
Source: North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 30: 565-587.
Year: 2010
Down wood is associated with the function, structure, and diversity of riparian systems. Considerable knowledge has been generated regarding down wood stocks and dynamics in temperate forests, but there are few studies on effects of silvicultural practices and riparian buffer design on down wood,…
Author(s): Adrian Ares, Deanna H. Olson, Klaus J. Puettmann
Keywords: down wood, stream habitat, timber harvest, decay class, riparian reserves
Source: In: Anderson, P.D.; Ronnenberg, K.L., eds. Density management in the 21st century: west side story. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-880. Portland, OR: US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station: 210-210.
Year: 2013
Assessments of watershed condition for aquatic and riparian species often have to rely on expert opinion because of the complexity of establishing statistical relationships among the many factors involved. Such expert-based assessments can be difficult to document and apply consistently over time…
Author(s): Sean N. Gordon, Gallo Kirsten
Keywords: watershed assessment, composite indicators, expert judgment, fuzzy logic, modeling, stream condition assessment, stream habitat
Source: Environmental Monitoring Assessment. 172(1-4): 643-661
Year: 2011
Interactions between landuse and ecosystem change are complex, especially in riparian zones. To date, few models are available to project the influence of alternative landuse practices, natural disturbance and plant succession on the likely future conditions of riparian zones and aquatic habitats…
Author(s): Steven M. Wondzell, Agnieszka Przeszlowska, Dirk Pflugmacher, Miles A. Hemstrom, Peter A. Bisson
Keywords: state and transition models, riparian management, stream habitat, Oregon Coast Range, Tillamook burn, large wood addition, coho, steelhead, lidar
Source: In: Kerns, Becky K.; Shlisky, Ayn J.; Daniel, Colin J., tech. eds. Proceedings of the First Landscape State-and-Transition Simulation Modeling Conference, June 14–16, 2011, Portland, Oregon. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-869. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station: 173-196.
Year: 2012
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