Current and Potential Riparian Forest Conditions Along Scott River Watershed Tributaries

In February 2005, members of the Scott River TMDL technical advisory group met in Ft. Jones, California, to review a number of elements of the ongoing work performed by the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, including their affiliates. The TAG members had the opportunity to review...

Patterns of regional and local riparian plant diversity in the California Sacramento - San Joaquin Valley

The widespread degradation of riparian ecosystems requires that we more fully understand patterns of plant diversity at multiple scales to inform restoration and conservation efforts locally and regionally. We analyzed the distribution of riparian plant diversity in California's Sacramento - San...

Geodatabase application for invasive plant tracking and coordinated habitat restoration

Non-native invasive plants, such as Lepidium latifolium and Arundo donax, threaten
the ecological integrity of riparian habitat throughout California. Numerous projects
across the state are underway to eradicate select weeds, yet there is little or no
monitoring of parameters that...

Geographic Information System support for total maximum daily load analysis of the Mattole River Watershed, Humboldt County, California

The Mattole River Watershed (Figure 1), Humboldt County, California, is listed on the Clean Water Act Section 303(d) list of impaired water bodies, for sediment and temperature. As required by this section and subsequent litigation, the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (NCRWQCB)...

Nonpoint Source Pollution Modeling in the North Coast of California

The Navarro River watershed hosts one of the last extant populations of coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in the Central California Evolutionarily Significant Unit. As such, the identification and restoration of riparian habitats in the Navarro River watershed is paramount to the continued...

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