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2007 St. Croix River Research Rendezvous

2007 St. Croix River Research Rendezvous Presentations

Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota
October 16, 2007

Presentations

THE USE OF ADAPTIVE CLUSTER SAMPLING TO ESTIMATE THE POPULATION SIZES OF QUADRULA FRAGOSA AND LAMPSILIS HIGGINSII IN THE ST. CROIX RIVER BETWEEN INTERSTATE PARK AND OSCEOLA, WI
Abstract
Daniel J. Hornbach, Department of Biology, Macalester College
Mark C. Hove, Department of Biology, Macalester College
Jill Medland, St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, National Park Service

2006 STATUS REPORT ON THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE INTERAGENCY MUSSEL COORDINATION TEAM
Abstract
Gary Wege, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Twin Cities Ecological Services Field Office
Dennis Anderson, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

MODELING THE WILLOW RIVER WATERSHED WITH SWAT: RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS
Abstract
Marylee Murphy, University of Minnesota, St. Croix Watershed Research Station
James E. Almendinger, St. Croix Watershed Research Station

CURRENT STATUS AND MONITORING OF LAKE STURGEON (ACIPENSER FULVESCRENS) IN THE ST. CROIX RIVER
Abstract
G. Nathaniel Painovich, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Rod Ramsell, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
John Frank, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Larry Damman, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

UNDERSTANDING THE PAST TO PLAN FOR THE FUTURE: PALEOECOLOGY OF THE ST. CROIX RIVER
Abstract
Joy M. Ramstack, St. Croix Watershed Research Station
Mark B. Edlund, St. Croix Watershed Research Station
Laura D. Triplett, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota
Daniel R. Engstrom, St. Croix Watershed Research Station

CHIRONOMID ANALYSIS OF LAKE SEDIMENTS FROM LAKE ST. CROIX, MINNESOTA TO RECONSTRUCT DISSOLVED OXYGEN FROM 1400 A.D. TO THE PRESENT
Abstract
Caitlin Eyre Stewart, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Donna R. Francis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

LONGITUDINAL ZONATION OF CHIRONOMIDAE (INSECTA: DIPTERA) ALONG THE ST. CROIX RIVER
Abstract
B.E. Schuetz, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota
L.C. Ferrington, Jr. Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota

UPDATE OF ACTIVITIES FOR THE PROJECT, "DEMONSTRATION OF AN APPROACH TO ASSESS THE IMPACT OF EMERGING CONTAMINANTS ON AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES IN NATIONAL PARKS: A PROJECT FOR THE ST. CROIX NATIONAL SCENIC RIVERWAY"
Abstract
Jeffery R. Meinertz, U.S Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
William H. Gingerich, U.S Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
Jeffry A. Bernardy, U.S Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
Theresa M. Schreier, U.S Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center

SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL CHANGES IN ST. CROIX MUSSEL COMMUNITIES AND HABITAT
Abstract
Alese Colehour, Department of Biology, Macalester College
Daniel J. Hornbach, Department of Biology, Macalester College
Mark C. Hove, Department of Biology, Macalester College

PRELIMINARY INVENTORY OF EPIGEIC ANTS AT THE TEWKSBURY UNIT OF THE ST. CROIX NATIONAL SCENIC RIVERWAY
Abstract
Chelsie Harder,Department of Biology, University of Wisconsin—River Falls
John Wheeler, Department of Biology, University of Wisconsin—River Falls

YOUTH RIVER ACTION PROGRAM: YOUNG ADULTS WORKING TO CONNECT SCIENCE TO CONSERVATION AND PUBLIC OUTREACH
Abstract
Toben Lafrancois, Youth River Action Program, Arcola Mills

HABITAT FACTORS AND MUSSEL ASSEMBLAGE OF FEDERALLY ENDANGERED MUSSEL SPECIES
Abstract
Skadi von Reis Crooks, Department of Biology, Macalester College
Lucia Wang, Department of Biology, Macalester College
Mark C. Hove, Department of Biology, Macalester College
Daniel J. Hornbach, Department of Biology, Macalester College

A COMPARISON OF GENETIC VARIATION BETWEEN POPULATIONS OF POCKETBOOK AND PIMPLEBACK MUSSELS ABOVE AND BELOW THE ST. CROIX FALLS DAM
Abstract
Suzy Szumowski, Department of Biology, Macalester College
Sarah Boyer, Department of Biology, Macalester College
Daniel J. Hornbach, Department of Biology, Macalester College
Mark C. Hove, Department of Biology, Macalester College

SAVING AN ENDANGERED MUSSEL: HABITAT OF THE HIGGINS EYE PEARLYMUSSEL
Abstract
Cassie Warren, Department of Biology, Macalester College
Daniel J. Hornbach, Department of Biology, Macalester College
Mark C. Hove, Department of Biology, Macalester College

CHANGING AGE STRUCTURES IN POPULATIONS OF ZEBRA MUSSELS IN THE ST. CROIX NATIONAL SCENIC RIVERWAY
Abstract
Byron Karns, National Park Service, St. Croix National Scenic Riverway
Emily Sabo, Department of Biology, Macalester College

CLEAN BOATS CLEAN WATERS - OUTREACH ON THE ST. CROIX NATIONAL SCENIC RIVERWAY, 2007
Abstract
Byron Karns, National Park Service, St. Croix National Scenic Riverway
Wade Miller, Department of Biology, Macalester College

USE OF STRESSOR IDENTIFICATION IN THE BROWN'S CREEK BIOLOGICAL TMDL
Abstract
Marcey L. Westrick, Emmons and Olivier Resources
Gary Oberts, Emmons and Olivier Resources
Travis Theil, Washington Conservation District
Jay Riggs, Washington Conservation District
Karen Kill, Brown’s Creek Watershed District

AQUATIC HABITAT CLASSIFICATION ON THE ST. CROIX NATIONAL SCENIC RIVERWAY
Abstract
Haibo Wan, Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota
James Perry, Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota
Randy Ferrin, St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, National Park Service
Brenda Moraska Lafrancois, Midwest Region, National Park Service

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE WATER QUALITY MONITORING ON THE ST. CROIX RIVER AND SELECT TRIBUTARIES IN 2007
Abstract
David VanderMeulen, National Park Service, Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network
Joan Elias, National Park Service, Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network

LONG-TERM VEGETATION MONITORING ALONG THE ST. CROIX NATIONAL SCENIC RIVERWAY
Abstract
Suzanne Sanders, National Park Service, Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network

THE INTERFACE BETWEEN RESEARCH AND INTERPRETATION
Abstract
Dale Cox, National Park Service, St. Croix National Scenic Riverway
Jean Van Tatenhove, National Park Service, St. Croix National Scenic Riverway