2014 St. Croix River Research Rendezvous Presentations
2014 St. Croix River Research Rendezvous Presentations

Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota
October 21, 2014

Presentations

CLIMATE CHANGED
Patrick Hamilton, Science Museum of Minnesota

INTEGRATING DATA FROM SATELLITE- AND GROUND-BASED SENSORS TO ASSESS KEY ECOLOGICAL CONDITIONS RELATIVE TO CLIMATE IN WETLAND-UPLAND LANDSCAPES
Walt Sadinski1, Alisa L. Gallant2, Mark F. Roth11Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, U.S. Geological Survey, La Crosse WI. 2Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Sioux Falls, SD

VEGETATION MONITORING AT THE ST. CROIX NATIONAL SCENIC RIVERWAY
Suzanne Sanders and Jessica Grochowski, Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network, National Park Service

OBSERVATIONS OF LAKE ICE-OFF PROCESSES FROM SQUARE AND SHINGOBEE LAKES
Scott Alexander, Dept. of Earth Sciences, University of Minnesota

BRIDGING THE INFORMATION GAP: MODELING AND MONITORING THE IMPACTS OF A NEW BRIDGE TO WISCONSIN
Jerry Spetzman, Chisago County/St. Croix Basin Water Resources Planning Team

USING INDEX-VELOCITY STREAMGAGES TO UPDATE ESTIMATES OF HISTORICAL DISCHARGES AND IMPROVE UNDERSTANDING OF NUTRIENT DYNAMICS IN LAKE ST. CROIX
Jeffrey Ziegeweid1 and Suzanne Magdalene21U.S. Geological Survey, Mounds View MN; 2St. Croix Watershed Research Station, Science Museum of Minnesota

ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS AND THE ST. CROIX RIVER
Jean Schaeppi-Anderson, St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, National Park Service

LONG TERM MONITORING RESULTS OF NATIVE MUSSELS IN THE LOWER ST. CROIX RIVER AND CONSERVATION MEASURES FOR THE FEDERALLY ENDANGERED NORTHERN WINGED MAPLELEAF POPULATION, MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN
Dan Kelner1 and the Mussel Coordination Team21U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – St. Paul District; 2U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 2National Park Service, 2U.S. Geological Survey, 2Macalester College, 2University of Minnesota, 2Departments of Natural Resources for Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois; 2The Nature Conservancy; and2Science Museum of Minnesota.

MOVEMENT OF RIVERINE FISH IN THE MINNESOTA, MISSISSIPPI, AND ST. CROIX RIVER SYSTEM
Joel Stiras and John Hoxmeier, Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources

SAVING A PLACE TO DANCE FOR THE "FIRE BIRD" IN EAST-CENTRAL MINNESOTA
Jodie Provost, Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources

CONNECTING THE DOTS: THE WI NW SANDS HABITAT CORRIDOR/SHARP-TAILED GROUSE PLAN
Robert Hanson, Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources

A NEW NORTHWESTERN RANGE EXTENSION FOR RHIONAESCHNA MUTATA (SPATTERDOCK DARNER)
Ron Lawrenz, Lee and Rose Warner Nature Center

SPREE: A SUCCESSFUL SEISMIC ARRAY BY A FAILED RIFT SYSTEM
Emily Wolin1, Susan van der Lee1, Trevor A. Bollmann1, Justin Revenaugh2, Ghassan I. Aleqabi3, Fiona Ann Darbyshire4, Andrew W. Frederiksen5, Doug Wiens3 and Patrick Shore31Northwestern University, 2University of Minnesota, 3Washington University,4University of Quebec at Montreal, and 5University of Manitoba

SISTER PARKS: THE COSTA RICAN CONNECTION
Chris Stein1, Olger Mendez2, Jaimie Gonzales2 and Guido Saborio21 St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, National Park Service, 2Sistema Nacional de Areas de Conservacion/Area de Conservacion Osa (SINAC/ACOSA)

Posters

DECOMPOSITION RATES OF NON-NATIVE AND NATIVE SPECIES OF LEAVES IN VALLEY CREEK: THE POTENTIAL IMPACT OF CHANGING FOREST COMMUNITIES ON FOOD RESOURCES FOR AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES
Dan Hornbach1, Jerald Dosch1, Tracy Gartner2 and Carolyn Thomas31Depts. of Biology and Environmental Studies, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, 2Dept. Biology, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI, 3Dept. Biology, Ferrum College, Ferrum, VA

MASS BALANCE ANALYSIS OF NUTRIENTS IN TWO SHALLOW RESERVOIRS OF THE KINNICKINNIC RIVER IN RIVER FALLS, WISCONSIN
Shane Farnell1, Jill K. Coleman Wasik1, James E. Almendinger21 Plant and Earth Sciences Dept., University of Wisconsin River Falls; 2St. Croix Watershed Research Station, Science Museum of Minnesota

EVALUATION OF PHOSPHORUS LOADING FROM THREE MAJOR WISCONSIN TRIBUTARIES TO LAKE ST. CROIX
Benjamin Torrison1 and Paul F. Juckem21U.S. Geological Survey, Wisconsin Water Science Center, Northwest WI Field Office, Rice Lake, WI; 2U.S. Geological Survey, Wisconsin Water Science Center, Middleton, WI

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF JACK PINE SAVANNAS IN DIFFERENT STAGE OF REGENERATION AFTER A BURN, IN RELATION TO AN ESTABLISHED JACK PINE COMMUNITY
Tess E. Heinrichs and Jonathan T. Ibach, Edgewood High School, Madison WI. Advisors Jerry Kelly, Mary Bridget Samson, Mekel Wiederholt Meier, and Ben Winesett

THE RELATIONSHIP OF TREE-DWELLING ARTHROPODS WITH TREE GENERA AND ENVIRONMENT
Grace Ingham and Mary Claire Wilson, Edgewood High School, Madison WI. Advisors Jerry Kelly,Brennan Lauer, and Mekel Wiederholt Meier

ECOLOGICAL INTEGRITY OF REHABILITATED LOG LANDINGS IN ST. CROIX STATE PARK
Marie Avey and Faith Holaday, Edgewood High School, Madison WI. Advisors Jerry Kelly and Mekel Wiederholt Meier

THE CORRELATIONS BETWEEN WOOD AND DEER TICK POPULATIONS AND TIME, ECOSYSTEM AND WEATHER
Meghan Conroy and Evelyn Stein, Edgewood High School, Madison WI. Advisors Mary Bridget Samson and Mekel Wiederholt Meier

USING NUTRIENT DIFFUSING SUBSTRATES TO INVESTIGATE HOW NUTRIENT LIMITATION IN ST. CROIX TRIBUTARIES AFFECTS THE ST. CROIX RIVER
Claudia Arndt and Angie de Vries, Edgewood High School, Madison WI. Advisors Arial Shogren and Mekel Wiederholt Meier

A PALEOLIMNOLOGICAL COMPARISON OF TWO MINNESOTA LAKES
Anne-Marie Johnson1, Mark Edlund2, Erin Mittag2 1Metro State University; 2St. Croix Watershed Research Station

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