2016 St. Croix River Research Rendezvous Presentations
2016 St. Croix River Research Rendezvous Presentations

Long-term water quality monitoring in the Upper St. Croix and Namekagon Rivers: Is excess phosphorus a problem?
David D. VanderMeulen and Richard A. Damstra, National Park Service, Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Program, Ashland WI (Cooperators Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources)

Modeled phosphorus load reductions in the St. Croix Basin from agricultural best management practices
James E. Almendinger, St. Croix Watershed Research Station, Science Museum of Minnesota, Marine on St. Croix MN

Potential effects of invasive carp and carp prevention strategies on sturgeon populations in two National Park units
Jeffrey Ziegeweid1, Steven Zigler2, Lynn Bartsch2, Michelle Bartsch2, Jay Glase3, Byron Karns4, Quinton Phelps5 and Joel Stiras6. 1US Geological Survey, Minnesota Water Science Center, Mounds View MN; 2US Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, La Crosse WI; 3National Park Service, Midwest Region, Ashland WI; 4National Park Service, St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, St. Croix Falls WI; 5Missouri Dept. of Conservation, Big Rivers and Wetlands Field Station, Jackson MO; 6Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources, East Metro Fisheries Office, St. Paul MN

Projected shifts in fish species dominance in Wisconsin lakes under climate change
Gretchen Hansen1, Jonathan Hansen, Jordan Read2, Luke Winslow2, and Kevin Rose3; 1Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources; 2US Geological Survey; 3Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The sediment P bulge: Why is internal P loading so stubbornly persistent?
William F. James, Discovery Center - Sustainability Sciences Institute, Dept. of Biology, University of Wisconsin - Stout, Menomonie WI

Internal loading of sediment-bound phosphorus as a driver for Cyanobacteria blooms
Joshua Carlson, Michelle Natarajan, Alaina Fedie, Adam Heathcote and Mark Edlund, St. Croix Watershed Research Station, Science Museum of Minnesota, Marine on St. Croix MN

A paleolimnological approach to lake management
Jeremy Williamson1, Mark Edlund2 and JoyRamstackHobbs2 . 1 Polk County Land and Water Resources Dept., Balsam Lake WI; 2 St. Croix Watershed Research Station, Science Museum of Minnesota, Marine on St. Croix MN

The MPCA’s proposal to revise Minnesota’s sulfate standard to protect wild rice
Edward Swain, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St. Paul MN

University and high school researchers reveal life history needs of local native cylindrical papershell mussel
Trurisa Pathoumthong1, Matt Berg2 and Mark Hove1. 1University of Minnesota, St. Paul MN; 2Grantsburg High School, Grantsburg WI

Recent discovery of exceptional aquatic plant community in Terrapin Lake, Warner Nature Center
Meghan Funke1, Jim Shaver2 and Ron Lawrenz3. 1Emmons & Olivier Resources; 2Carnelian-Marine-St.Croix Watershed District; 3Lee and Rose Warner Nature Center, Science Museum of Minnesota, Marine on St. Croix MN

Flora of Interstate State Park, Polk County, Wisconsin
Derek Anderson1 and Julie Fox2. 1Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources; 2Interstate Park, Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources, St. Croix Falls WI

Highlights of the St. Croix Wetland Management District: Management, research and collaboration
Chris Trosen and Tom Kerr, US Fish and Wildlife Service, New Richmond WI

Poster Presentations

The effect of repeated disturbances on plant diversity in St. Croix State Park
Henry Jacobs and FredRichards, advised by Jerry Kelly and Mekel Wiederholt Meier, Edgewood High School, Madison WI

Comparison of the presence and diversity of lichens relative to proximity to water in St. Croix State Park
Gina Moran and Barbara Hanna, advised by Brennan Lauer, Jerry Kelly and Mekel Wiederholt Meier, Edgewood High School, Madison WI

Evaluation of background and non-point source pollution of phosphorus in the Kinnickinnic River watershed
Alexandra Spaulding and Jill K. Coleman Wasik. Dept. of Plant and Earth Sciences, University of Wisconsin - River Falls

Community structure of aquatic turtles in the Kinnickinnic watershed
Crystal J. Carpenter and Kevyn J. Juneau, University of Wisconsin - River Falls

Needle in a haystack: Hunting for a rare dragonfly (Rhionaeschna mutata) in the St. Croix River Valley, MN
Holly Kundel1, Meghan Springborn1, Ron Lawrenz2 and Emily Schilling1. 1Augsburg College, Minneapolis MN;  2Lee and Rose Warner Nature Center, Science Museum of Minnesota, Marine on St. Croix MN

Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed investigations using geochemical analyses
Gabriele Houle1, Samuel Duncanson1, Kevin Theissen1, and Mark Edlund2. 1Department of Geology, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul MN; 2St. Croix Watershed Research Station, Science Museum of Minnesota, Marine on St. Croix MN

A pond with a fishy past? A paleolimnological study using Chaoborus americanus sub-fossil remains in pond sediments to understand fish colonization history
Taylor Mattice1, Colin Skerrett1, Ron Lawrenz2, and Emily Schilling1. 1Augsburg College, Minneapolis MN;  2Lee and Rose Warner Nature Center, Science Museum of Minnesota, Marine on St. Croix MN

White-Tailed deer telemetry study
Rebecca Franke, Stillwater Area High School, Stillwater MN

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