Reference Library

– INFORMATIVE READS –

Knowledge is Good

Ecotone loves to share knowledge. We’re always learning, collecting, and gathering interesting materials that shape the way we think and work. Well, we’ve decided to share our ever-growing collection of materials. You’ll find anything from how to use beaver dams to restore incised stream ecosystems to understanding the application of keyline geometry. Go ahead, have at it.

Beaver Believer

General

Beaver Management Solutions – Additional Resources2.2 MBInteraction of Beaver and Elk Herbivory Reduces Standing Crop of Willow79.6 KBWorking with Beaver to Restore Salmon Habitat in the Bridge Creek Intensively Monitored Watershed7.7 MBThe Beaver Restoration Guidebook10.0 MBBeaver Restoration Toolbox3.0 MBBeavers, Rebooted2.5 MBCottonwoods, Elk, and Wolves in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone National Park1.7 MBUsing Beaver Dams to Restore Incised Stream Ecosystems4.1 MBAdapting Adaptive Management for Testing the Effectiveness of Stream Restoration: An Intensively Monitored Watershed Example1.2 MBEcosystem Experiment Reveals Benefits of Natural and Simulated Beaver Dams to a Threatened Population of Steelhead2.0 MBNorth American Beaver: A Technical Conservation Assessment1.1 MBA Study of Beaver Colonies in Michigan2.8 MBBeaver Wetlands428.3 KBClassification of the Alterations of Beaver Dams to Headwater Streams in Northeastern Connecticut, U.S.A.1.1 MBThe River Discontinuum: Applying Beaver Modifications to Baseline Conditions for Restoration of Forested Headwaters809.2 KBThe Geomorphic Influences of Beaver Dams and Failures of Beaver Dams851.6 KBBeaver Habitat Suitability Model – Big Hole Watershed, Montana4.3 MBThe Community Builder: Beaver's Role in the Ecological Community843.5 KBEurasian Beaver Activity – 20173.2 MBLeave it to Beaver – Rethinking Drainage Management5.7 MBEvaluating Beaver Activity and Dam Analog Structures in the LCRE1.3 MBPotential Mitigation of and Adaptation to Climate-Driven Changes401.2 KBLivestock Grazing Limits Beaver Restoration in Northern New Mexico285.5 KBThe Beaver Restoration Guidebook7.9 MBPatch Dynamics in a Landscape Modified by Ecosystem Engineers756.3 KBAn Introduction to Induced Meandering1.3 MBBeavers – Nature's Water Engineers10.5 MB

Spatial Analysis

Changes in Riparian Area Structure, Channel Hydraulics, and Sediment Yield Following Loss of Beaver Dams480.5 KBA GIS-Based Habitat-Suitability Model as a Tool for the Management of Beavers43.5 KBProblematizing Beaver Habitat Identification Models for Reintroduction Application in the Western United States665.8 KBThe Use of a Geographic Information System to Analyze Long-Term Landscape Alteration by Beaver125.0 KBBeaver Habitat Suitability Model – Big Hole Watershed, Montana4.3 MBBeaver Restoration Assessment Tool (BRAT)1.9 MBBeaver Habitat Assessment Model on Federal Lands in New Mexico1.9 MBAssessing Beaver Habitat on Federal Lands in New Mexico1.9 MBBeaver Impact on Water Resources in the Jemez Watershed, New Mexico41.7 MBCharacterisation of Beaver Habitat Parameters That Promote the Use of Culverts as Dam Construction Sites1.5 MBHabitat Suitability Index Models: Beaver1.8 MBModeling the Surface Storage Potential of Beaver Dams in the Temple Fork Watershed220.7 KBLandscape and Habitat Attributes Influencing Beaver Distribution2.3 MBModeling the Capacity of Riverscapes to Support Beaver Dams13.1 MBQuantifying Beaver Dam Dynamics and Sediment Retention Using Aerial Imagery, Habitat Characteristics, and Economic Drivers4.2 MBModeling the Capacity of Riverscapes to Support Beaver Dams1.8 MBBeaver Dams: Their Site Selection, Establishment, and Impact in a Northern Ontario Watershed3.6 MBA Spatial Technique for Estimating Streambank Erosion Based on Watershed Characteristics182.5 KBThe Use of a Geographic Information System to Analyze Long-Term Landscape Alteration by Beaver840.6 KBGIS and Modeling in Ecological Studies: Analysis of Beaver Pond Impacts on Runoff and its Quality2.3 MBThe Use of a Geographic Information System to Analyze Long-Term Landscape Alteration by Beaver840.6 KBHabitat Factors Influencing Beaver Dam Establishment in Norther Ontario Watershed548.5 KBGIS and Modeling in Ecological Studies: Analysis of Beaver and Pond Impacts on Runoff and its Quality2.3 MBBeaver Habitat Suitability Model – Big Hole Watershed, Montana4.3 MBChanges in Riparian Area Structure, Channel Hydraulics, and Sediment Yield Following Loss of Beaver Dams480.5 KBLandscape and Habitat Attributes Influencing Beaver Distribution2.3 MBModeling the Surface Storage Potential of Beaver Dams in the Temple Fork Watershed220.7 KBProblematizing Beaver Habitat Identification Models for Reintroduction Application in the Western United States665.8 KBQuantifying Beaver Dam Dynamics and Sediment Retention Using Aerial Imagery, Habitat Characteristics, and Economic Drivers4.2 MBThe Use of a Geographic Information System to Analyze Long-Term Landscape Alteration by Beaver840.6 KBPatch Dynamics in a Landscape Modified by Ecosystem Engineers756.3 KB

Beavers and their Importance in North American History

Nature Based Reference Materials

Understanding the Application of Keyline Geometry6.1 MBBioswales… Absorb and Transport Large Runoff Events2.1 MBGeomorphic and Ecological Basis for Restoring Stage 0, and Introduction to Sessions5.5 MBDeer Creek Floodplain Restoration Project25.5 MBA Cyclic Stream Evolution Model Integrating Habitat and Ecosystem Benefits, Incorporating Space-Time Substitution322.2 KBEvolving Science and Policy to Restore Streams Using Instream Obstructions and Beaver Dam Analogues30.2 MBRestoring to Stage Zero, Recent Innovations in Restoration Science47.7 MBPlenary Session27.1 MBA Stream Evolution Model Integrating Habitat and Ecosystem Benefits3.3 MBA Tool for Beaver Dam Analogue Design Poster1.7 MBA Tool for Beaver Dam Analogue Design315.3 KBHistorical Basis for Restoring to Stage 010.5 MBWorking with Beaver to Restore Salmon Habitat in the Bridge Creek Intensively Monitored Watershed7.7 MBThe Beaver Restoration Guidebook10.0 MBBeaver Restoration Toolbox3.0 MBBeavers, Rebooted2.5 MBThe Floodplain Food Web Mosaic2.4 MBSpatial Complexity Reduces Interaction Strenghts in the Meta-Food Web of a River Floodplain Mosaic1.4 MBUsing Beaver Dams to Restore Incised Stream Ecosystems4.1 MBAdapting Adaptive Management for Testing the Effectiveness of Stream Restoration1.2 MBConfronting Hysteresis: Wood Based River Rehabilitation in Highly Altered Riverine Landscapes of South-Eastern Australia1.2 MBA Stream Evolution Model Integrating Habitat and Ecosystem Benefits8.0 MBFluvial Geomorphology and River Management17.4 MBLower South Fork McKenzie River Floodplain Enhancement Project11.2 MBAssessing the Geomorphic Recovery Potential of Rivers5.3 MBHow We Got to Stage 0: A 10 Minute History2.6 MBLWD Survey21.0 KBThe Beaver Restoration Assessment Tool (BRAT)13.4 MBUsing Beaver Dams to Restore Incised Stream Ecosystems4.2 MBBiotic Drivers of Stream Planform: Implications for Understanding the Past and Restoring the Future1.2 MBA Process-Based Approach to Restoring Depositional River Valleys to Stage 01.7 MBA Proposed Stage 0 Restoration Approach, Design and Construction8.8 MBEmbracing Chaos: Stage 0 Experience from the Sierra Foothills13.9 MB36th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference5.9 MB‘Stage Zero’ Restoration of Whychus Creek, Oregon: Monitoring Results and Lessons Learned671.2 KBDeer Creek: Stage 0 Alluvial Valley Restoration in the Western Cascades of Oregon4.6 MB

Back to Top