California Riparian Systems: Ecology, Conservation, and Productive Management

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Richard E. Warner, Kathleen M. Hendrix
University of California Press, Jan 1, 1984 - Nature - 1035 pages
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This volume presents 135 of the papers presented at the 1981 California Riparian Systems Conference. The papers address all aspects of riparian systems: habitat, wildlife, land management, land use policy planning, conservation and water resource management.
 

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Contents

Deciduous Islands in an Evergreen
2
A Brief History of Riparian Forests in the Central Valley of California
23
The Importance of Riparian Systems to Amphibians and Reptiles
30
Some Implications of Population Growth to Californias Renewable Resources
37
STRUCTURE STATUS AND TRENDS IN THE CONDITION OF CALIFORNIA RIPARIAN SYSTEMS
45
An Historical Overview of the Sacramento River
51
Regeneration of Riparian Forests of the Central Valley
58
Plant Succession on Merced River Dredge Spoils
68
A SmallTown Water Diversion Project on the South Fork American River
505
The Effects of Groundwater Pumping on Natural Spring Communities in Owens
515
Destruction of Riparian Systems Due to Water Development in the Mono Lake
528
Influencing Future Effects of Water Development
534
Constraints
548
Some Unexpected Findings
558
Riparian Surrogates in the SacramentoSan Joaquin Delta and Their Habitat
566
RIPARIAN SYSTEMS AND THE ECOLOGY OF BIRD POPULATIONS
577

Historical Vegetation Change in the Owens River Riparian Woodland
75
The Transitional Nature of Northwestern California Riparian Systems
85
Classification and Dynamics of Subalpine Meadow Ecosystems in the Southern
92
Fluvial Processes and Woodland Succession along Dry Creek Sonoma County
110
Riparian Vegetation Planting for Flood Control
120
Sequential Changes in Bed Habitat Conditions in the Upper Carmel River
134
Lower San Lorenzo River
142
Photodocumentation of Vegetation and Landform Change on a Riparian Site
150
The Importance of Riparian Vegetation to Stream Ecosystems
160
The Role of Streamside Bufferstrips in the Ecology of Aquatic Biota
168
The Use of Riparian Systems by Aquatic Insects
174
The Influence of Riparian Vegetation on Stream Fish Communities of California
183
Riparian Birds in the RiparianAgricultural Interface
190
Alder Cottonwood and Sycamore Distribution and Regeneration along
196
Historical Avifaunal Changes in the Riparian Zone of the Truckee River
203
Pronghorn Cattle and Feral Horse Use of Wetland and Upland Habitats
210
Philip A Meyer
216
Public Values and Riparian Systems
226
Institutional and Methodological
233
The Section 404 Experience
242
A Case for Preservation
265
Random Redundant or Rational?
274
Protection of Riparian Systems in an AntiRegulatory
281
Evolution and Riparian Systematics
288
The Central Valley Riparian Mapping Project
307
Current Condition of Riparian Resources in the Central Valley of California
314
Data Management Problems and the Role of the California
322
The Nationwide Rivers Inventory
329
Environmental Data System of the Bureau of Reclamation
335
An Application of the SpatialAggregation Method to the Description
347
Structural Floristic and Condition Inventory of Central Valley Riparian
356
A Riparian Classification System
375
A Renewable Resource Awaiting Renewal
384
Important RiparianWetland Systems of Peninsular Baja California
390
A Regional
404
Regional Riparian Research and a MultiUniversity Approach to the Special
413
Riparian SystemLivestock Grazing Interaction Research
424
A New Approach to Riparian Area Protection in Oregon
430
Mortality and Growth of Cottonwood on DredgeSpoil
438
Riparian Restoration Efforts Associated with Structurally Modified Flood
445
Streambank Stabilization Techniques Used by the Soil Conservation Service
452
Riparian System Enhancement through
459
Planting Design Inventory Techniques for Modeling the Restoration of Native
465
Irrigation Systems for Riparian Zone Revegetation
471
High Mountain Meadow Restoration
477
Dog Island Red Bluff
587
Avian Use of Marshes on the Lower Colorado River
598
Riparian Forest as Habitat for the Least Bells Vireo
605
Importance of Riparian Systems to Nesting Swainsons Hawks in the Central
612
Sensitivity of Riparian Birds to Habitat Loss
619
Avian Use of Revegetated Riparian Zones
626
MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION CHALLENGES
633
Plant Species Composition and Life Form Spectra of Tidal Streambanks
642
Sediment Control Criteria for an Urbanizing Area in San Diego County
652
Management of Riparian Vegetation in the Northcoast Region of Californias
660
Preserving Riparian Vegetation along Californias South Central Coast
673
UNIQUE ECOLOGICAL AND MANAGEMENT PROBLEMS
687
Composition and Abundance of Bird Populations in Riparian Systems of
694
Management Aspects of Relict Populations Inhabiting the Amargosa Canyon
706
The Decline of Ash Meadows a Unique Desert Ecosystem
716
Productivity in Native Stands of Prosopis glandulosa Mesquite in
722
Pros and Cons
728
Compatibility of Biofuel Production with Wildlife Habitat Enhancement
739
Management and Protection of Riparian Ecosystems in the State Park System
758
Planning Recreation Development and Wildlife Enhancement in a Riparian System
767
Management of Cultural Resources in Riparian Systems
773
Developing a Longterm Protection Plan for the McCloud River California
784
A Management Plan
795
Protecting Stream Environment Zones to Preserve Water Quality in the Lake
808
Resource Allocation Issues Associated with Maintaining Instream Flow from
815
A State Mandate for Riparian Wetland System Preservation
826
Protecting Urban StreamsA Case Study
833
The Preservation and Restoration of Riparian Resources in Conducting Flood
844
Management Options for Dry Creek Riparian Corridor Including Formation of
861
An Historical
868
Vegetation of the Santa Ana River and Some Flood Control Implications
882
Technical Delineation of Wetland Boundaries within California Riparian Systems
889
Riparian Protection from Corps of Engineers Projects
895
Ringtail Distribution and Abundance in the Central Valley of California
906
Rare Threatened and Endangered Invertebrates in California Riparian Systems
915
A Case Study in Management of a Desert Wetland System
929
The Status of Ecological Research on the Mammal Fauna of Californias Central
942
Sensitive Threatened and Endangered Mammals of Riparian and Other Wetland
950
Developing Management Strategies for Privately Owned Riparian Land
958
An Example of Coordinated
965
Timber Operations along California Streams
983
DIRECTORY OF CONTRIBUTORS
989
INDEX
997
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