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2009 St. Croix River Research Rendezvous Presentations

2009 St. Croix River Research Rendezvous Presentations

Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota
October 20, 2009

Presentations

MEASURING EUTROPHICATION IMPACTS ON DISSOLVED OXYGEN CONCENTRATIONS IN LAKE ST. CROIX
Abstract
Kent Johnson, Metropolitan Council Environmental Services
David VanderMeulen, National Park Service, Great Lakes Inventory & Monitoring Network
Jim and Roberta Harper, Lake St. Croix Citizen Monitoring Volunteers

WASTEWATER INDICATOR CHEMICALS IN WASTEWATER EFFLUENT, SURFACE WATERS, AND BED SEDIMENTS IN THE ST. CROIX NATIONAL SCENIC RIVERWAY
Abstract
Abigail Tomasek, USGS Minnesota Water Science Center
Kathy Lee, USGS Minnesota Water Science Center
Donald Hansen, USGS Minnesota Water Science Center

HISTORICAL TRACE METAL LOADING TO A LARGE RIVER RECORDED IN THE SEDIMENTS OF LAKE ST. CROIX, USA
Abstract
Steven J. Balogh, Metropolitan Council Environmental Services
Laura D. Triplett, St. Croix Watershed Research Station, Science Museum of Minnesota; Current address: Department of Geology, Gustavus Adolphus College
Daniel R. Engstrom, St. Croix Watershed Research Station, Science Museum of Minnesota
Yabing H. Nollet, Metropolitan Council Environmental Services

CONSTRUCTING A SWAT MODEL OF THE ST. CROIX BASIN
Abstract
James E. Almendinger, St. Croix Watershed Research Station, Science Museum of Minnesota
Xuesong Zhang, Texas A&M University and Joint Global Change Research Institute, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

OVERVIEW OF THE SUNRISE RIVER WATERSHED STUDY
Abstract
Elliott Stefanik, US Army Corps of Engineers
Jerry Spetzman, Chisago County
Chris Klucas, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

SIMULATION OF GROUNDWATER/LAKE WATER INTERACTION FOR SHELL LAKE, WASHBURN COUNTY, WI
Abstract
Paul Juckem, U.S. Geological Survey - Wisconsin Water Science Center

HISTORIC RESOURCES OF THE ST. CROIX VALLEY
Abstract
Claire Vincent, Macalester College

CONSERVING WILDLIFE BY GOING GREEN: USING NON-TOXIC ALTERNATIVES FOR OUTDOOR SPORTING GOODS
Abstract
Gail Buhl, The Raptor Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
Luis Cruz-Martinez, DVM, The Raptor Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
Amanda Baribeau, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Get the Lead Out! Coordinator

PHENOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DRIVERS OF ALGAE AND ZOOPLANKTON IN 12 HIGH NUTRIENT, SHALLOW LAKES (CARNELIAN-MARINE-ST. CROIX WATERSHED DISTRICT, WASHINGTON CO., MN)
Abstract
Toben Lafrancois, St. Croix Watershed Research Station, Science Museum of Minnesota

INTERPRETING GEOMORPHIC, BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL STREAM DATA TO DETERMINE BIOTIC STRESSORS AND WRITE A TMDL FOR AN IMPAIRED TROUT STREAM IN THE ST. CROIX RIVER WATERSHED
Abstract
Jason Naber, Emmons & Olivier Resources

EFFECTS OF NUTRIENT ENRICHMENT ON THE GROWTH AND SURVIVAL OF JUVENILE LAMPSILIS CARDIUM IN THE ST. CROIX (SACN) AND UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (MISS)
Abstract
Michelle Bartsch, USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
William Richardson, USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
Lynn Bartsch, USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
Richard Kiesling, USGS Minnesota Water Science Center
Brenda Moraska Lafrancois, National Park Service, Midwest Region, St. Croix Watershed Research Station

A DNA BARCODING APPROACH TO IDENTIFYING NEWLY TRANSFORMED JUVENILE MUSSELS RECOVERED FROM NATURALLY INFESTED FISHES
Abstract
Sarah L. Boyer, Biology Department, Macalester College
Alex A. Howe, Biology Department, Macalester College
Mark C. Hove, Dept. of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota

CHRONIC TOXICITY OF DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE TO LAMPSILIS SILIQUOIDEA IN A FLOW-THROUGH, CONTINUOUS EXPOSURE TEST SYSTEM
Abstract
Jeffery R. Meinertz, USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
Theresa M. Schreier, USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
Karina R. Hess, USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
Jeffry A. Bernardy, USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center

Posters

UNDERSTANDING SUGAR MAPLE RANGE LIMITS: CLIMATE AND BIOTIC INTERACTIONS ALONG A NORTH-SOUTH GRADIENT
Abstract
Rachel C. Putnam, University of Minnesota
Peter B. Reich, University of Minnesota

CLIMATE, VEGETATION, AND FIRE HISTORY OF HELL HOLE LAKE: A PALEOECOLOGICAL APPROACH
Abstract
Christa Drake, University of Minnesota
Randy Calcote, University of Minnesota
Sara Hotchkiss, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Elizabeth Lynch, Luther College

WOOD TURTLE IN THE ST. CROIX WATERSHED: ASSESSMENTS 2009
Abstract
Kurt Miedtke, MN DNR Intern,University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Luke Vaneps, MN DNR Intern, Valley City State University, Valley City, North Dakota

MAIN CHANNELS, FLOWING BACKWATERS, AND ISOLATED BACKWATERS IN THE ST. CROIX (SACN) AND UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVERS (MISS): NITROGEN CYCLING AT HIGH AND LOW FLOWS
Abstract
William Richardson, USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
Lynn Bartsch, USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
Michelle Bartsch, USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
Richard Kiesling, USGS Minnesota Water Science Center
Brenda Moraska LaFrancois, National Park Service, Midwest Region, St. Croix Watershed Research Station

BIOLOGICAL, CHEMICAL, AND PHYSICAL PARAMETERS THAT AFFECT CYANOBACTERIA IN UPPER ST. CROIX LAKE
Abstract
Pevan, T., Large Lakes Observatory, University of Minnesota-Duluth
DeMars, J. Large Lakes Observatory, University of Minnesota-Duluth
Guildford, S. Large Lakes Observatory, University of Minnesota-Duluth

LAKE STURGEON REINTRODUCTION AND POPULATION ASSESSMENT IN THE NAMEKAGON RIVER AND ST. CROIX RIVER, WISCONSIN
Abstract
Jeff Kampa, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Gene Hatzenbeler, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

STATUS OF THE GILT DARTER IN THE UPPER ST. CROIX RIVER DRAINAGE
Abstract
Martin J. Jennings, Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources, Bureau of Integrated Science Services
Gene R. Hatzenbeler, Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources, Bureau of Integrated Science Services
Jeffrey M. Kampa, Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources, Bureau of Integrated Science Services

PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT OF FUNCTIONAL AND FAMILY DIVERSITY OF MACROINVERTEBRATES IN THE MAIN STREAM, SIDE CHANNEL, AND BACKWATER AREAS OF THE ST. CROIX RIVER, JUNE 2009
Abstract
C. A.DeGuire, Student, Edgewood High School, Madison WI
C. M. Kuecker, Student, Edgewood High School, Madison WI
M. A. Wiederholt Meier, Director, Advanced Environmental Field Education, Edgewood High School, Madison WI
Toben D. Lafrancois, Research Associate, St. Croix Watershed Research Station

THE NATURE CONSERVANCY'S CONSERVATION ACTION PLANS FOR THE ST. CROIX BASIN
Abstract
Kristen Blann, The Nature Conservancy

THE THREE RIVERS CENTER AT MACALESTER COLLEGE AND THE MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY: DEVELOPING A WORKSHOP TO ADVANCE COLLABORATION BETWEEN HISTORIANS AND SCIENTISTS
Abstract
Dan Hornbach, Department of Environmental Studies, Macalester College
Lesley Kadish, Division of Library, Publications and Collections, Minnesota Historical Society

RESOURCE PARTITIONING AMONG FRESHWATER MUSSELS
Abstract
Cara Weggler, Department of Environmental Studies, Macalester College
Daniel J. Hornbach, Departments of Environmental Studies and Biology, Macalester College
Kelly R. MacGregor, Department of Geology, Macalester College
Mark C. Hove, Department of Biology, Macalester College

SUSPENDED SEDIMENT AND ORGANIC MATTER ON THE ST. CROIX RIVER AND IMPLICATIONS FOR FRESHWATER MUSSELS
Abstract
Carl Skarbek, Macalester College
Dan Hornbach, Department of Biology, Macalester College
Mark Hove, Department of Biology, Macalester College
Kelly MacGregor, Department of Biology, Macalester College

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF ST. CROIX RIVER MUSSELS AND HOST FISH SPECIES
Abstract
Brandon Sansom, Washington and Jefferson College Department of Biology
Mark C. Hove, Department of Biology, Macalester College
Daniel J. Hornbach, Departments of Biology and Environmental Studies, Macalester College

USE OF DNA BARCODING TO DETERMINE THE IDENTITY OF MUSSELS COLLECTED FROM NATURALLY INFESTED FRESHWATER DRUM FISH HOSTS
Abstract
Nathan Juergens, Biology Department, Macalester College
Sarah L. Boyer, Biology Department, Macalester College
Mark C. Hove, Biology Department, Macalester College and Dept. of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota

SEDIMENTATION IN THE INDIANHEAD RESERVOIR BEHIND ST. CROIX FALLS DAM
Abstract
Jacque Kutvirt, Macalester College
Kelly MacGregor, Macalester College
Dan Hornbach, Macalester College
Mark Hove, Macalester College
Byron Karns, National Park Service, St. Croix National Scenic Riverway
Jill Medland, National Park Service, St. Croix National Scenic Riverway

THE EFFECT OF THE ST. CROIX FALLS HYDRODAM ON RIVERBED TEMPERATURE
Abstract
Alese Colehour, Macalester College
Daniel J. Hornbach, Macalester College
Mark C. Hove, Macalester College
Kelly R. MacGregor, Macalester College

BED SEDIMENT SIZE DISTRIBUTION AND MINERALOGY IN INDIANHEAD RESERVOIR, ST. CROIX RIVER
Abstract
Karen Jackson, Macalester College
Kelly MacGregor, Macalester College
Dan Hornbach, Macalester College
Mark Hove, Macalester College