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2012 St. Croix River Research Rendezvous Presentations

2012 St. Croix River Research Rendezvous Presentations

Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota
October 16, 2012

Presentations

PERILS TO FROGS AND WETLANDS
Judy Helgen, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Biological Monitoring (Retired)

QUANTIFICATION OF TRICLOSAN, CHLORINATED TRICLOSAN DERIVATIVES, AND THEIR DIOXIN PHOTOPRODUCTS IN THE SEDIMENT OF LAKE ST. CROIX AND OTHER MINNESOTA LAKES
William A. Arnold and Cale T. Anger, University of Minnesota, Department of Civil Engineering
Dylan Blumentritt, University of Minnesota, Department of Earth Sciences
Kristopher McNeill, Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH-Z├╝rich
Daniel R. Engstrom, St. Croix Watershed Research Station, Science Museum of Minnesota

A SUMMARY OF THE SAINT CROIX NATIONAL SCENIC RIVERWAY VEGETATION MAPPING PROJECT FOR THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE VEGETATION INVENTORY PROGRAM
Kevin Hop, Sara Lubinski and Jennifer Dieck, U.S. Geological Survey
Jim Drake and Shannon Menard, NatureServe

THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE CLIMATE CHANGE RESPONSE STRATEGY
Jill Medland, National Park Service, St. Croix National Scenic Riverway

IDENTIFYING CLIMATE CHANGE REFUGE FOR AT-RISK, NATIVE BROOK TROUT OF THE WILD AND SCENIC NAMEKAGON RIVER
Patrick D. Shirey, Nathan T. Evans and Gary A. Lamberti, University of Notre Dame, Department of Biological Sciences
Michelle Prosser and Jill Medland, National Park Service, St. Croix National Scenic Riverway

PATTERNS IN FISH PREDATION ON ZEBRA MUSSELS (DREISSENA POLYMORPHA) IN THE LOWER ST. CROIX RIVER
Steve Zigler, Michelle Bartsch, Lynn Bartsch and William Richardson, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
Byron Karns. National Park Service, St. Croix National Scenic Riverway
Brenda Moraska Lafrancois, National Park Service, Ashland, Wisconsin

SPRING WATER THERMOGRAPHS AS A TOOL FOR TROUT STREAM MANAGEMENT
Scott C. Alexander and Andrew J. Luhmann, University of Minnesota, Department of Earth Sciences

SWAT-MODEL PREDICTIONS OF WATER-QUALITY IMPACTS TO THE SUNRISE RIVER WATERSHED FROM POPULATION GROWTH, AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES, URBAN PRACTICES, AND WETLAND MITIGATION
James E. Almendinger, St. Croix Watershed Research Station, Science Museum of Minnesota
Jason Ulrich, University of Minnesota, Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering

PRIORITIZING IMPLEMENTATION: TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR GETTING THE BEST BANG FOR OUR BUCK
Andy Schilling and Amy Carolan, Washington Conservation District

IDENTIFYING MECHANISMS CONTROLLING NUTRIENT CYCLING AND ECOLOGICAL FUNCTION TO IMPROVE LAKE ST. CROIX MANAGEMENT
Suzanne Magdalene and Daniel Engstrom, St. Croix Watershed Research Station, Science Museum of Minnesota
Jeffrey Ziegeweid and Richard Kiesling, U.S. Geological Survey
Kent Johnson, Metropolitan Council Environmental Services

BROWN'S CREEK STATE TRAIL MASTER PLAN - TRAIL CORRIDOR RESOURCES, DESIGN ELEMENTS, AND FUTURE CONNECTIONS
Colin D. Kelly, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Trails

PLAYCLEANGO: STOP INVASIVE SPECIES IN YOUR TRACKS
Susan Burks and Laura Van Riper, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

MORE THAN OUTDOOR EDUCATION: ONGOING RESEARCH AT THE LEE AND ROSE WARNER NATURE CENTER
Ron Lawrenz, Lee and Rose Warner Nature Center

Posters

STATUS OF TWO THREATENED REDHORSE (MOXOSTOMA) SPECIES IN THE UPPER ST. CROIX RIVER
Martin Jennings, Gene Hatzenbeler and Jeffrey Kampa, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

THE IMPACT OF A SMALL DAM ON MUSSEL ASSEMBLAGES AND HABITAT IN SUNRISE RIVER, MN
Ho-Ting Liu, Diane Rubin, Forest Schenck, Dan Hornbach and Mark Hove, Macalester College

EFFECTS OF A SMALL DAM ON THE GROWTH OF THE FRESHWATER MUSSEL, ACTINONAIAS LIGAMENTINA, IN SUNRISE RIVER, CHISAGO COUNTY, MN
Diane Rubin, Forest Schenck, Ho-Ting Liu, Dan Hornbach and Mark Hove, Macalester College

STATUS OF LAKE STURGEON RESTORATION IN THE NAMEKAGON RIVER, WISCONSIN
Jeffrey M. Kampa, Gene R. Hatzenbeler, Jamison L. Wendel and Martin J. Jennings, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

THE EFFECT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON SECONDARY SUCCESSION AFTER RECENT BLOWDOWNS IN ST. CROIX STATE PARK
Natalie Cowgill and Marcy Prince, advised by Jerry Kelly and Mekel Wiederholt Meier, Edgewood High School, Madison, Wisconsin

ANURAN POPULATION DIVERSITY, HEALTH, AND NUMBERS IN RELATION TO VEGETATION DENSITY AND WATER DEPTH IN FOUR SITES WITHIN THE ST. CROIX STATE PARK DURING THE FLOOD STAGE OF THE ST. CROIX RIVER IN SPRING 2012
David-Michael DeGuire and Sawyer Rothrock, advised by Jerry Kelly and Mekel Wiederholt Meier, Edgewood High School, Madison, Wisconsin

THE ST. CROIX RIVER'S TRIBUTARIES AND THE TRIBUTARIES' EFFECTS ON THE ST. CROIX RIVER
Juan Pablo San Emeterio and Ben Winesett, advised by Mekel Wiederholt Meier, Jerry Kelly and Jay Sekhon,
Edgewood High School, Madison, Wisconsin

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PROXIMITY TO AN ESTABLISHED WATER SOURCE AND TICK POPULATION
Nathaniel Graham and Chae Eun Esther Lee, advised by Jerry Kelly and Mekel Wiederholt Meier, Edgewood High School, Madison, Wisconsin

SOIL AND WATER QUALITY IN DISTURBED AND UNDISTURBED AREAS OF ST. CROIX STATE PARK WETLANDS
Jack Buettner, Ellie Hoffman and Kate Zellmer, advised by Jerry Kelly and Mekel Wiederholt Meier, Edgewood High School, Madison, Wisconsin