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Bibliography of Literature Describing Riparian Restoration/Revegetation Projects, Programs, Techniques and Standards in the Western United States (with emphasis on California)

Compiled by The Habitat Restoration Group
February 23, 1999

American Fisheries Society, Western Division. 1982. The Best Management Practices for the Management and Protection of Western Riparian Stream Ecosystems.

Anderson, B.W. In press. Creating habitat for the Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Cuccyzus americana). In D. Abell, (Ed.). California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. USDA Forest Service.

Anderson, B.W. and R.D. Ohmart. 1985. Riparian revegetation as a mitigating process in stream and river restoration, p. 41-79. In J.A. Gore (Ed.), The Restoration of Rivers and Streams: Theories and Experience. Butterworth Publishers. Boston, Massachusetts.

Anderson, B.W., W.C. Hunter and R.D. Ohmart. In press. Changes from 1977 to 1983 in bird species using riparian revegetation sites on the lower Colorado River. In D. Abell (Ed.). California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. USDA Forest Service.

Anderson, B.W. In press. Need for experimentation associated with desert riparian revegetation projects. In D. Abell (Ed.), California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. Davis, California. USDA Forest Service.

Anderson, B.W., J. Disano, D.L. Brooks, and R.D. Ohmart. 1984. Mortality and growth of cottonwood on dredge spoil, p. 438-444. In R.E. Warner and K.M. Hendrix (Eds.), California Riparian Systems: Ecology, Conservation and Productive Management. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Anderson, B.W., R.D. Ohmart, and J. Disano. 1978. Revegetating the riparian floodplain for wildlife, p.318-331. In Strategies for Protection and Management of Floodplain Wetlands and Other Riparian Ecosystems. USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report WO-12.

Anderson, B.W. and R.D. Ohmart. 1984. Avian Use of Revegetated Riparian Zonesp. 626-631. In R.E. Warner and K.M. Hendrix (Eds.), California Riparian Systems: Ecology, Conservation and Productive Management. University of California Press. Berkeley.

Anderson, B.W. and R.D. Ohmart. 1982. Revegetation for Wildlife Enhancement Along the Lower Colorado River. Boulder City, Nevada: USDI Bureau of Reclamation.

Anderson, B.W. and R.D. Ohmart. 1981. Revegetation efforts along the lower Colorado River. Final report to USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Boulder City, Nevada.

Anderson, B.W. and R.D. Ohmart. 1979. Riparian revegetation: An Approach to Mitigating for a Disappearing Habitat in the Southwest, p. 481-487. In The Mitigation Symposium: A National Workshop on Mitigating Losses of Fish and Wildlife Habitats. Fort Collins, Colorado. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report RM-65.

Apple, L.L. 1985. Riparian habitat restoration and beavers, p. 489-490. In R.R. Johnson et al. (Eds.), Riparian Ecosystems and Their Management: Reconciling Conflicting Uses. USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report RM-120.

Barry, W.J. 1984. Management and protection of riparian ecosystems in the state park system, p. 758-766. In Warner, R.E. and K.M. Hendrix (Eds.), California Riparian Systems: Ecology, Conservation and Productive Management. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Barry, W.J. 1988. Some uses of riparian species in the landscape and for revegetation, p. 164-168. In J.P. Rieger and B.K. Williams (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd Native Plant Revegetation Symposium, San Diego, California. Society for Ecological Restoration and Management, Madison, Wisconsin.

California Department of Water Resources. 1987. Origins and Objectives of the Urban Stream Restoration Program. California Department of Water Resources, Sacramento.

California Department of Water Resources. 1973. Sacramento River Levee Revegetation Study, Final Report, 1968-1973. District Report, Central District, California Department of Water Resources, Sacramento.

California Reclamation Board. 1967, revised 1981. Guide for Vegetation on Project Levees.

California Reclamation Board. 1967, revised 1976. Levee Encroachment, Guide for Vegetation on Project Levees.

Capelli, M.H. 1984. San Simeon State Beach: riparian restoration program, p. 74-81. In J.P. Riger and B.A. Steele (Eds.), Proceedings of the Native Plant Revegetation Symposium, California Native Plant Society, San Diego, California.

Carter, L.W. and G.L. Anderson. 1984. Riparian vegetation on flood control project levees: constraints and opportunities, p. 548-550. In R.E. Warner and K.M. Hendrix (Eds.), California Riparian Systems: Ecology, Conservation and Productive Management. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Chaimson, J.F. 1984. Riparian Vegetation Planting for Flood Control, p. 120-123. In R.E. Warner and K.M. Hendrix (Eds.), California Riparian Systems: Ecology, Conservation and Prodcutive Management. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Chainey, S. and S. Mills. In press. Revegetation of riparian trees and shrubs on alluvial soils along the upper Sacramento River, 1987-88. In D. Abell (Ed.), California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. Davis, California. USDA Forest Service.

Chan, F. In press. Reestablishment of native riparian species at a disturbed high elevation site. In D. Abell (Ed.), California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. Davis, California. USDA Forest Service.

Chan, F. 1985. Vegetation Establishment (PG&E, San Francisco). Proc. of International Erosion Control Association Conference XVI, February 21-22, 1985.

Clay, D.H. 1984. High mountain meadow restoration, p. 477-479. In R.E. Warner and K.M. Hendrix (Eds.), California Riparian Systems: Ecology, Conservation and Productive Management. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Crumpacker, D.W. 1985. The Boulder Creek Corridor projects: riparian ecosystem management in an urban setting, p. 389-392. In R.R. Johnson, et al. (Eds.), Riparian Ecosystems and Their Management: Reconciling Conflicting Uses. USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report RM-120.

Daar, S., W. Klitz, and W. Olkowski. 1984. The role of vegetation in an integrated pest management approach to levee management, p. 551-557. In R.E. Warner and K.M. Hendrix (Eds.), California Riparian Systems: Ecology, Conservation, and Productive Management. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Dawson, K.J. 1984. Planting design inventory techniques for modeling the restoration of native riparian landscapes, p. 465- 470. In R.E. Warner and K.M. Hendrix (Eds.), California Riparian Systems: Ecology, Conservation and Productive Management. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Dawson, K.J. and G.E. Sutter. 1985. Research issues in riparian landscape planning, p. 408-412. In R.R. Johnson, et al. (Eds.), Riparian Ecosystems and Their Management: Reconciling Conflicting Uses. USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report RM-120.

Department of the Army, Office of the Chief of Engineers. 1984. Fish and Wildlife Program for the Sacramento River Bank Project, California, First Phase. House Document 98-264.

Department of Water Resources. 1973. Sacramento River Levee Revegetation Study. Department of Water Resources Central District, State of California.

Disano, J., B.W. Anderson, and R.D. Ohmart. 1984. Irrigation systems for riparian zone revegetation, p. 471-476. In R.E. Warner and K.M. Hendrix (Eds.), California Riparian Systems: Ecology, Conservation and Productive Management. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Elmore, Wayne. In press. Riparian management: ten streams in ten years. In D. Abell (Ed.). California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. USDA Forest Service.

Elmore, W. In press. The fallacy of structures and the fortitude of vegetation. In D. Abell (Ed.). California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. USDA Forest Service.

Frazier, J.W., T.W. Beck and S.R. Robertson. In press. Ground zero: An approach to recreating forested riparian areas-- the aftermath of the Stanislaus Complex Fire of 1987. In D. Abell (Ed.). California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. USDA Forest Service.

Fulton, R. 1988. Los Coches mitigation area -- a case study in native plant revegetation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, p. 169-177. In J.P. Reiger and B.K. Williams (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd Native Plant Revegetation Symposium. San Diego, California. Society for Ecology Restoration and Management, Madison, Wisconsin.

Goldner, B.H. 1984. Riparian restoration efforts associated with structurally modified flood control channels, p. 445-451. In R.E. Warner and K.M. Hendrix (Eds.), California Riparian Systems: Ecology, Conservation and Productive Management.

University of California Press, Berkeley.

Goldner, B.H. 1988. The Alamitos Creek revegetation project -- the lessons learned, p. 185-192. In J.P. Rieger and B.K. Williams (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd Native Plant Revegetation Symposium, San Diego, California. Society for Ecological Restoration and Management, Madison, Wisconsin.

Granholm, S.L., W.P. Henry, W.K. Kanemoto, and R.E. Palmer. 1984. Designing riparian plantings to mimic native forests within four hydrologic zones along the Sacramento River, p. 198-212. In J.P. Rieger and B.K. Williams (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd Native Plant Revegetation Symposium, San Diego, California. Society for Ecological Restoration and Management, Madison, Wisconsin.

Gray, D.H. and A.T. Leiser. 1982. Biotechnical Slope Protection and Erosion Control. Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York.

Griggs, F.T. and R.B. Hansen. In press. Recovery of riparian vegetation following the removal of livestock on three sites in the San Joaquin Valley. In D. Abell (Ed.). California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. USDA Forest Service.

Hall, R.S. and A.R. Bammann. 1988. Riparian restoration techniques on Arizona's public lands, p. 178-184. In J.P. Rieger and B.K. Williams (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd Native Plant Revegetation Symposium, San Diego, California. Society for Ecological Restoration and Management, Madison, Wisconsin.

Harlacher, R.A. 1988. Determination of planting densities for revegetation projects, p. 22-27. In J.P. Rieger and B.K. Williams (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd Native Plant Revegetation Symposium, San Diego, California. Society for Ecological Restoration and Management, Madison, Wisconsin.

Henry, W.P. and B. Holton, et al. 1986. Riparian Planting Design Manual for the Sacramento River, Chico Landing to Collinsville. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, Sacramento, California. 85 p. plus appendices.

Hunter, W.C., B.W. Anderson and R.E. Tollefson. In press. Bird use of natural and recently revegetated cottonwood-willow habitats on the Kern River. In D. Abell (Ed.). California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. USDA Forest Service.

Key, J.W. 1987. Small instream structure construction for meadow restoration in Clark Canyon, California. In Proceedings of the California Watershed Management Conference. November 18- 28, 1986. West Sacramento, California. University of California Wildlands Resource Center Report No. 11:161.

Key, J.W. and M.A. Gish. In press. The Clark Canyon Demonstration Area, Mono County, California. In D. Abell (Ed.). California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. USDA Forest Service.

Kindel, F. 1977. Environmental applications in Corps of Engineers work with reference to riparian vegetation management, p. 99-100. In A. Sands (Ed.), Riparian Forests in California: their ecology and conservation. Institute of Ecology Publication No. 15, University of California, Davis.

King, J.R. 1984. Revegetation banks and levees of the Sacramento River System, p. 70-73. In J.P. Rieger and B.A. Steele (Eds.), Proceedings of the Native Plant Revegetation Symposium, California Native Plant Society, San Diego, California.

Klingeman, P.C. and J.B. Bradley. 1976. Williamette River Basin streambank stabilization by natural means. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District.

LaRosa, R. 1984. Environmental resource conservation: riparian system enhancement through water reclamation, p. 459-464. In R.E. Warner and K.M. Hendrix (Eds.), California Riparian Systems: Ecology, Conservation and Productive Management. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Lindquist, D.S. and L.Y. Bowie. In press. Riparian restoration in the northern Sierra Nevada: A biotechnical approach. In D. Abell (Ed.), California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. Davis, California. USDA Forest Service.

Lines, I.L. Jr., J.R. Carlson, and R.A. Corthell. 1978. Repairing flood damaged streams in the Pacific Northwest. In Strategies for Protection and Management of Floodplain Wetlands and Other Riparian Ecosystems. USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report WO-12.

Marcus, L. In press. Riparian restoration and watershed management: some examples from the California coast. In D. Abell (Ed.). California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. USDA Forest Service.

McCall, J.D. and R.F. Knox. 1978. Riparian habitat in channelization projects. In Strategies for Protection and Management of Floodplain Wetlands and Other Riparian Ecosystems. USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report WO-12.

McCluskey, C.D., J. Brown, D. Bornholdt, D.A. Duff, and A.H. Winward. 1983. Willow Planting for Riparian Habitat Improvement. Technical Note 363. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Denver, Colorado.

Miller, C.R. and W.M. Borland. 1963. Stabilization of Five-Mile and Muddy Creeks.

Morris, R. 1976. Monument Bend plantings review. Internal document, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, Sacramento, California.

Morris, R.H. 1984. Planning recreation development and wildlife enhancement in a riparian environment at Orestimba Creek, p. 767- 772. In R.E. Warner and K.M. Hendrix (Eds.), California Riparian Systems: Ecology, Conservation and Productive Management. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Nolan, M.F. 1984. Vegetation on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project levees in the Sacramento/San Joaquin Valley, California, p. 738-747. In R.E. Warner and K.M. Hendrix (Eds.), California Riparian Systems: Ecology, Conservation and Productive Management. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Oldham, J.A. and B.E. Valentine. In press. The Crescent Bypass: A riparian restoration project on the Kings River, Fresno County. In D. Abell (Ed.), California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. Davis, California. USDA Forest Service.

Parsons, D.A. 1963. Vegetative control of streambank erosion, p. 130-136. In Proc. of the Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference. USDA-ARS (SEA) Misc. Publ. 970.

Patterson, D.W., C.U. Finch, and G.I. Wilcox. 1984. Streambank stabilization techniques used by the Soil Conservation Service in California, p. 452-458. In R.E. Warner and K.M. Hendrix (Eds.), California Riparian Systems: Ecology, Conservation and Productive Management. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Platts, W.S., et al. 1987. Methods for Evaluating Riparian Habitats with Applications to Management. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report INT-221.

Reichard, N. In press. Restoring and maintaining riparian habitat on private pastureland along North Coast streams. In D. Abell (Ed.). California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. USDA Forest Service.

Rieger, J.P. 1988. California Department of Transportation riparian restoration projects in San Diego County, p. 213-220. In J.P. Rieger and B.K. Williams (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd Native Plant Revegetation Symposium, San Diego, California. Society for Ecological Restoration and Management, Madison, Wisconsin.

Rieger, J.P. and K. Baird. In press. A restoration design for least Bell's vireo habitat in San Diego County, California. In D. Abell (Ed.), California Riparian System Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22- 24, 1988. Davis, California. USDA Forest Service.

Rigney, M., L.R. Mewaldt, B.O. Wolf and R.R. Duke. In press. Wildlife monitoring of a riparian mitigation site. In D. Abell (Ed.). California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. USDA Forest Service.

Riley, A. and A. Sands. 1984. The design and planning approach to flood damage reduction a way to restore the riparian environment, p. 82-86. In J.P. Rieger and B.A. Steele (eds), Proceedings of the Native Plant Revegetation Symposium. California Native Plant Society, San Diego, California.

Rosgen, D.L. In press. Conversion of a braided river pattern to meandering -- a landmark restoration project. In D. Abell (Ed.). California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. USDA Forest Service.

Schiechtl, H. 1980. Bioengineering for Land Reclamation and Conservation. University of Alberta Press. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Schultze, R.F., and G.I. Wilcox. 1985. Emergency measures for streambank stabilization: an evaluation, p. 59-61. In R.R. Johnson, et al. (Eds.), Riparian Ecosystems and Their Management: Reconciling Conflicting Uses. USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report RM-120.

Schultze, R.F. 1984. Riparian system restoration by private landowners: an example of coordinated interagency assistance, p. 965-967. In R.E. Warner and K.M. Hendrix (Eds.), California Riparian Systems: Ecology, Conservation and Productive Management. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Sheeter, G.R. and E.W. Claire. In press. Juniper for streambank stabilization in Eastern Oregon. In D. Abell (Ed.), California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. Davis, California. USDA Forest Service.

Smith, J.J. In press. Recovery of riparian vegetation on an intermittent stream following removal of cattle. In D. Abell (Ed.). California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. USDA Forest Service.

Stanley, J.T., J. Rieger and A. Sands. In press. A survey of riparian restoration projects in California. In D. Abell (Ed.). California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. USDA Forest Service.

Stanley, J.T., L.R. Silva, H.C. Appleton, M.S. Marangio and B. Goldner. In press. Lower Coyote Creek (Santa Clara County) Pilot Revegetation Project. In D. Abell (Ed.), California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. Davis, California. USDA Forest Service.

Stanley, J.T. and W.A. Stiles, III. 1983. Revegetation Manual for the Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District. County of Alameda Public Works Agency, Hayward, California. 71 p. plus appendices.

Stiles, W.A. III. 1975. A Landscaping Guide to Native and Naturalized Plants for Santa Clara County. Santa Clara Valley Water District, San Jose, California.

Swenson, E.A. and C.L. Mullins. 1985. Revegetating riparian trees in southwestern floodplains, p. 135-138. In R.R. Johnson, et al. (Eds.), Riparian Ecosystems and Their Management: Reconciling Conflicting Uses. USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report RM-120.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 1972 (rev. 1975). Landscape Planting at Floodwalls, Levees and Embankment Dams. Engineering Manual 1110-2-301. Department of the Army, Office of the Chief Engineer, Publications Depot, Alexandria, VA.

U.S. Army Waterways Experiment Station. 1986. Review of "Riparian Planting Design Manual for the Sacramento River, Chico Landing to Collinsville". Memorandum for Record, March 13, 1986.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service. 1985. Llagas Creek Watershed, Riparian Restoration Project, Santa Clara County, California.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service. 1983. Dormant Stock Planting for Channel Stabilization. Biology Note No. 22 - Arizona. June, 1983.

Van Cleve, D.H., H.A. Wier and L.A. Comrack. In press. Coyote Creek management and restoration project, Anza Borrego Desert State Park, California. In D. Abell (Ed.). California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. USDA Forest Service.

Vorster, P. and G.M. Kondolf. In press. Restoration of riparian and aquatic habitats in the Mono Lake Watershed. In D. Abell (Ed.). California Riparian Systems Conference: Protection, Management and Restoration for the 1990's. September 22-24, 1988. USDA Forest Service.

Wheeler, G.P. and J.M Fancher. 1984. San Diego County riparian systems: current threats and statutory protection efforts, p. 838-843. In R.E. Warner and K.M. Hendrix (Eds.), California Riparian Systems: Ecology, Conservation and Productive Management. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Whitlow, T.H., R.W. Harris, and A.T. Leiser. 1984. Experimenting with levee vegetation: some unexpected findings, p. 558-565. In R.E. Warner and K.M. Hendrix (Eds.), California Riparian Systems: Ecology, Conservation and Productive Management. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Whitlow, T.H., R.W. Harris, and A.T. Leiser. 1979. Use of vegetation to reduce levee erosion in the Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta, 4p. plus appendices. Annual progress report. California Department of Water Resources, Sacramento.

Whitlow, T.H., R.W. Harris and A.T. Leiser. 1980. Use of vegetation to reduce levee erosion in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Annual progress report. California Department of Water Resources, Sacramento.

Wolfe, D. 1988. Recreating a "natural" riparian environment, or getting the creek out of the culvert, p. 193-197. In J.P. Rieger and B.K. Williams (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd Native Plant Revegetation Symposium, San Diego, California. Society for Ecological Restoration and Management, Madison, Wisconsin.

York, J.C. 1985. Dormant stub planting techniques, p. 513-514. In R.R. Johnson, et al. (Eds.), Riparian Ecosystems and Their Management: Reconciling Conflicting Uses. USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report RM-120.

Compiled by: The Habitat Restoration Group P.O. Box 4006 Felton, CA 95018 USA Voice: (408) 335-6800 Fax: (408) 335-6810 hrg@cruzio.com; http://www.cruzio.com/~hrg/

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