California Riparian Systems

  IN MEMORIAM
  A PICTORIAL OVERVIEW OF CALIFORNIA RIPARIAN SYSTEM CHARACTERISTICS
  FOREWORD
  PREFACE
  SOME RIPARIAN DEFINITIONS
 expand sectionACKNOWLEDGMENTS

 collapse section1—  BIOGEOGRAPHY AND DYNAMICS OF CHANGE IN CALIFORNIA RIPARIAN SYSTEMS
 expand sectionCalifornia Riparian Forests
 expand sectionA Brief History of Riparian Forests in the Central Valley of California
 expand sectionThe Importance of Riparian Systems to Amphibians and Reptiles
 expand sectionSome Implications of Population Growth to California's Renewable Resources

 collapse section2—  STRUCTURE, STATUS, AND TRENDS IN THE CONDITION OF CALIFORNIA RIPARIAN SYSTEMS
 expand sectionSummary of Riparian Vegetation Areal and Linear Extent Measurements from the Central Valley Riparian Mapping Project
 expand sectionAn Historical Overview of the Sacramento River
 expand sectionRegeneration of Riparian Forests of the Central Valley
 expand sectionPlant Succession on Merced River Dredge Spoils
 expand sectionHistorical Vegetation Change in the Owens River Riparian Woodland
 expand sectionThe Transitional Nature of Northwestern California Riparian Systems
 expand sectionClassification and Dynamics of Subalpine Meadow Ecosystems in the Southern Sierra Nevada
 expand sectionComposition and Trend of Riparian Vegetation on Five Perennial Streams in Southeastern Arizona

 collapse section3—  HYDROLOGIC AND HYDRAULIC CONSIDERATIONS IN THE STRUCTURE, FUNCTION, AND PROTECTION OF CALIFORNIA RIPARIAN SYSTEMS
 expand sectionFluvial Processes and Woodland Succession Along Dry Creek, Sonoma County, California
 expand sectionRiparian Vegetation Planting for Flood Control
 expand sectionThe Role of Riparian Vegetation in Channel Bank Stability
 expand sectionSequential Changes in Bed Habitat Conditions in the Upper Carmel River Following the Marble-Cone Fire of August, 1977
 expand sectionFlood Control and Riparian System Destruction
 expand sectionPhotodocumentation of Vegetation and Landform Change on a Riparian Site, 1880–1980

 collapse section4—  AQUATIC/RIPARIAN INTERACTIONS IN RIVERINE SYSTEMS
 expand sectionThe Importance of Riparian Vegetation to Stream Ecosystems
 expand sectionThe Role of Streamside Bufferstrips in the Ecology of Aquatic Biota
 expand sectionThe Use of Riparian Systems by Aquatic Insects
 expand sectionThe Influence of Riparian Vegetation on Stream Fish Communities of California

 collapse section5—  RIPARIAN/UPLAND INTERACTIONS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO WILDLIFE AND AGRICULTURE
 expand sectionRiparian Birds in the Riparian/Agricultural Interface
 expand sectionAlder, Cottonwood, and Sycamore Distribution and Regeneration Along the Nacimiento River, California
 expand sectionHistorical Avifaunal Changes in the Riparian Zone of the Truckee River, Nevada
 expand sectionPronghorn, Cattle, and Feral Horse Use of Wetland and Upland Habitats

 collapse section6—  ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL VALUES IN RIPARIAN SYSTEMS
 expand sectionEconomic and Social Values in Riparian Systems
 expand sectionEconomic Analysis and the Management of Riparian Resources
 Public Values and Riparian Systems
 A Farmer's View of Riparian Systems
 expand sectionDiverse Interests in Riparian Systems and the Potential for Coalition
 expand sectionThe Value of Riparian Ecosystems

 collapse section7—  RIPARIAN SYSTEMS AND THE LAW
 expand sectionIs There a National Interest in Wetlands
 expand sectionThe Clean Water Acts and the Principles of the Public Trust Doctrine
 expand sectionThe Public Trust and Riparian Systems
 expand sectionThe State as Public Trustee
 expand sectionRiparian Regulations
 expand sectionProtection of Riparian Systems in an Anti-Regulatory Era

 collapse section8—  CLASSIFICATION, INVENTORY, AND MONITORING OF RIPARIAN SYSTEMS
 expand sectionEvolution and Riparian Systematics
 expand sectionThe Central Valley Riparian Mapping Project
 expand sectionCurrent Condition of Riparian Resources in the Central Valley of California
 expand sectionRiparian Systems
 expand sectionThe Nationwide Rivers Inventory
 expand sectionEnvironmental Data System of the Bureau of Reclamation
 expand sectionSpatial Vegetation Units Used with a Description Method Based on Two Levels of Resolution to Provide the Requisite Structural Information for Vegetation Preservation
 expand sectionAn Application of the Spatial-Aggregation Method to the Description of Riparian Vegetation
 expand sectionStructural, Floristic, and Condition Inventory of Central Valley Riparian Systems
 expand sectionA Riparian Classification System

 collapse section9—  NATIONAL AND REGIONAL RIPARIAN TRENDS
 California Riparian Systems
 expand sectionOverview
 expand sectionImportant Riparian/Wetland Systems of Peninsular Baja California
 expand sectionRiparian Problems and Initiatives in the American Southwest
 expand sectionRegional Riparian Research and a Multi-University Approach to the Special Problem of Livestock Grazing in the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains
 expand sectionRiparian System/Livestock Grazing Interaction Research in the Intermountain West
 expand sectionSenate Bill 397

 collapse section10—  RIPARIAN RESTORATION
 expand sectionMortality and Growth of Cottonwood on Dredge-Spoil
 expand sectionRiparian Restoration Efforts Associated with Structurally Modified Flood Control Channels
 expand sectionStreambank Stabilization Techniques Used by the Soil Conservation Service in California
 expand sectionEnvironmental Resource Conservation
 collapse sectionPlanting Design Inventory Techniques for Modeling the Restoration of Native Riparian Landscapes
 Introduction
 General Discussion
 Historical Context
 expand sectionOn-Site and Comparable Area Inventories
 Interpreting Planting Design
 Acknowledgments
 Literature Cited
 expand sectionIrrigation Systems for Riparian Zone Revegetation
 expand sectionHigh Mountain Meadow Restoration

 collapse section11—  RIPARIAN SYSTEMS AND WATER DIVERSION PROJECTS
 expand sectionThe South Fork (Kern River) Wildlife Area
 expand sectionPotential Effects of Sewage Effluent Removal on the Lower Salinas River Riparian System
 expand sectionSofar
 expand sectionThe Effects of Groundwater Pumping on Natural Spring Communities in Owens Valley
 expand sectionDestruction of Riparian Systems Due to Water Development in the Mono Lake Watershed
 expand sectionInfluencing Future Effects of Water Development on Riparian Systems

 collapse section12—  PROBLEMS AND OPPORTUNITIES OF RIPARIAN VEGETATION ON LEVEE SYSTEMS
 expand sectionVegetation on US Army Corps of Engineers Project Levees in the Sacramento/San Joaquin Valley, California
 expand sectionRiparian Vegetation on Flood Control Project Levees
 expand sectionThe Role of Vegetation in an Integrated Pest Management Approach to Levee Management
 expand sectionExperimenting with Levee Vegetation
 expand sectionRiparian Surrogates in the Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta and Their Habitat Values

 collapse section13—  RIPARIAN SYSTEMS AND THE ECOLOGY OF BIRD POPULATIONS
 expand sectionSeasonal Variation of Bird Numbers in a Riparian Forest, Sacramento Valley, California
 expand sectionRiparian Bird Community Structure and Dynamics
 expand sectionAvian Use of Marshes on the Lower Colorado River
 expand sectionRiparian Forest as Habitat for the Least Bell's Vireo
 expand sectionImportance of Riparian Systems to Nesting Swainson's Hawks in the Central Valley of California
 expand sectionSensitivity of Riparian Birds to Habitat Loss
 expand sectionAvian Use of Revegetated Riparian Zones

 collapse section14—  COASTAL ZONE RIPARIAN SYSTEMS
 expand sectionProtection of Riparian Systems in the California Coastal Zone
 expand sectionPlant Species Composition and Life form Spectra of Tidal Streambanks and Adjacent Riparian Woodlands Along the Lower Sacramento River
 expand sectionSediment Control Criteria for an Urbanizing Area in San Diego County, California
 expand sectionManagement of Riparian Vegetation in the Northcoast Region of California's Coastal Zone
 expand sectionPreserving Riparian Vegetation along California's South Central Coast

 collapse section15—  UNIQUE ECOLOGICAL AND MANAGEMENT PROBLEMS OF CALIFORNIA DESERT RIPARIAN SYSTEMS
 expand sectionTemporal Desert Riparian Systems—the Mojave River as an Example
 expand sectionComposition and Abundance of Bird Populations in Riparian Systems of the California Deserts
 expand sectionManagement Aspects of Relict Populations Inhabiting the Amargosa Canyon Ecosystem
 expand sectionThe Decline of Ash Meadows, a Unique Desert Ecosystem
 A Manager's Perspective of Riparian Areas in the California Desert

 collapse section16—  SUSTAINED YIELD PRODUCTION IN RIPARIAN SYSTEMS
 expand sectionProductivity in Native Stands of Prosopis Glandulosa
 expand sectionRiparian Woodland Regulation
 expand sectionEconomic Values of Three Furbearers Inhabiting California Riparian Systems
 expand sectionCompatibility of Biofuel Production with Wildlife Habitat Enhancement
 expand sectionConsiderations of Riparian Biomass for Management As an Energy Source

 collapse section17—  CULTURAL, ECOLOGICAL, RECREATIONAL, AND AESTHETIC VALUES
 expand sectionRecreation Planning As a Tool to Restore and Protect Riparian Systems
 expand sectionManagement and Protection of Riparian Ecosystems in the State Park System
 expand sectionPlanning Recreation Development and Wildlife Enhancement in a Riparian Environment at Orestimba Creek
 expand sectionManagement of Cultural Resources in Riparian Systems
 expand sectionWarm Springs Dam-Lake Sonoma Ethnobotanical Preserve

 collapse section18—  INTEGRATED APPROACHES TO RIPARIAN MANAGEMENT
 expand sectionDeveloping a Long-Term Protection Plan for the McCloud River, California
 expand sectionSacramento River Environment
 expand sectionRiparian Area Management in the Pacific Southwest Region of the Forest Service
 expand sectionProtecting Stream Environment Zones to Preserve Water Quality in the Lake Tahoe Basin
 expand sectionResource Allocation Issues Associated with Maintaining Instream Flow from Wastewater

 collapse section19—  RIPARIAN INITIATIVES AT THE LOCAL LEVEL
 expand sectionA State Mandate for Riparian Wetland System Preservation
 expand sectionProtecting Urban Streams—a Case Study
 expand sectionSan Diego County Riparian Systems
 expand sectionThe Preservation and Restoration of Riparian Resources in Conducting Flood Control Activities
 expand sectionManagement Options for Dry Creek Riparian Corridor Including Formation of a Local Land Trust

 collapse section20—  THE RIVERS AND HARBORS ACT, SECTION 404, AND RIPARIAN SYSTEM CONSERVATION
 expand sectionFederal Wetlands Protection under the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899
 expand sectionVegetation of the Santa Ana River and Some Flood Control Implications
 expand sectionTechnical Delineation of Wetland Boundaries within California Riparian Systems
 expand sectionRiparian Protection from Corps of Engineers Projects
 expand sectionSection 404 Jurisdictional Determinations in Riparian Systems

 collapse section21—  RIPARIAN SYSTEMS AND THE ECOLOGY OF NON-AVIAN WILDLIFE POPULATIONS
 expand sectionRingtail Distribution and Abundance in the Central Valley of California
 expand sectionRare, Threatened and Endangered Invertebrates in California Riparian Systems
 expand sectionGray Fox Temporal and Spatial Activity in a Riparian/Agricultural Zone in California's Central Valley
 expand sectionFish Slough
 expand sectionGeographical Ecology of the Sacramento Valley Riparian Butterfly Fauna
 expand sectionThe Status of Ecological Research on the Mammal Fauna of California's Central Valley Riparian Communities
 expand sectionSensitive, Threatened, and Endangered Mammals of Riparian and other Wetland Communities in California

 collapse section22—  DEVELOPING MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR RIPARIAN LANDS IN PRIVATE OWNERSHIP
 expand sectionDeveloping Management Strategies for Privately Owned Riparian Land
 expand sectionA Management Strategy for the Kern River Preserve, California
 expand sectionRiparian System Restoration by Private Landowners
 expand sectionVector Control in Riparian/Wetland Systems
 expand sectionPest and Beneficial Insects Associated with Agriculture and Riparian Systems
 expand sectionTimber Operations Along California Streams

  DIRECTORY OF CONTRIBUTORS
 expand sectionINDEX

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