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Differential responses by stream and riparian biodiversity to in-stream restoration of forestry-impacted streams.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Turunen, J. & Aroviita, J. & Marttila, H. & Louhi, P. & Laamanen, T. & Tolkkinen, M. & Luhta, P. L. & Kløve, B. & Muotka, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forestry can have detrimental impacts on stream ecosystems, particularly via excessive sedimentation. A key challenge to stream management is therefor...

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Evaluation of erosion control BMPs on ditched haul road stream crossing approaches following reconstruction.

Published online: 24 Feb 2016

Authors: Lang, A. J. & Aust, W. M. & Bolding, M. C. & Schilling, E. B.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Ditched forest roads leading to stream crossings and used for log transportation have recently been a topic of water quality concern and legal controv...

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External conditions drive optimal planting configurations for salt marsh restoration.

Published online: 27 Jul 2020

Authors: Duggan-Edwards, M. F. & Pagès, J. F. & Jenkins, S. R. & Bouma, T. J. & Skov, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Coastal salt marshes are threatened by erosion from storminess and sea level rise, with resulting losses in flood protection, wildlife and recreationa...

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Spatial and temporal patterns of Best Management Practice implementation in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, 1985-2014.

Published online: 25 Sep 2019

Authors: Sekellick, A. J. & Devereux, O. H. & Keisman, J. L. D. & Sweeney, J. S. & Blomquist, J. D.

Content type: Bulletin

Efforts to restore water quality in Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries often include extensive Best Management Practice (BMP) implementation on agricu...

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Monitoring sediment production from forest road approaches to stream crossings in the Virginia Piedmont.

Published online: 15 Apr 2015

Authors: Brown, K. R. & Aust, W. M. & McGuire, K. J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Reopening of abandoned legacy roads is common in forest operations and represents a reduced cost in comparison to new road construction. However, lega...

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Forestry best management practices and sediment control at skidder stream crossings.

Published online: 15 Apr 2015

Authors: Wear, L. R. & Aust, W. M. & Bolding, M. C. & Strahm, B. D. & Dolloff, C. A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Stream crossings for skid trails have high sediment delivery ratios. Forestry Best Management Practices (BMPs) have proven to be effective for erosion...

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Embracing dynamic design for climate-resilient living shorelines.

Published online: 01 May 2021

Authors: Mitchell, M. & Bilkovic, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper draws on scientific literature and practical experience with living shoreline design and application to make recommendations for how living...

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Design and methods of the U.S. Geological Survey Northeast Stream Quality Assessment (NESQA), 2016.

Published online: 11 Sep 2019

Authors: Coles, J. F. & Riva-Murray, K. & Metre, P. C. van & Button, D. T. & Bell, A. H. & Qi, S. L. & Journey, C. A. & Sheibley, R. W.

Content type: Bulletin

During 2016, as part of the National Water-Quality Assessment Project (NAWQA), the U.S. Geological Survey conducted the Northeast Stream Quality Asses...

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Ecosystem process and function of temporary wetlands: baseline data for climate change predictions.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Authors: Schael, D. M. & Gama, P. T.

Content type: Bulletin

This study project aims to: (1) determine rates of biogeochemical cycling generated by primary producers (micro- and macroflora) in temporary wetlands...

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Development of an integrated ecosystem model to determine effectiveness of potential watershed management projects on improving Old Tampa Bay.

Published online: 10 Feb 2016

Authors: Sherwood, E. T. & Greening, H. & Garcia, L. & Kaufman, K. & Janicki, T. & Pribble, R. & Cunningham, B. & Peene, S. & Fitzpatrick, J. & Dixon, K. & Wessel, M.

Content type: Conference paper; Bulletin article

The Tampa Bay estuary has undergone a remarkable ecosystem recovery since the 1980s despite continued population growth within the region. However dur...

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