Springs Ecosystem Science: 2018 Symposium

hosted by the Springs Stewardship Institute and the National Park Service

JUNE 4-6, 2018, FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA

A 2-day symposium on springs ecosystems and related science and management themes. 

 Leopard Frog Marsh, Glen Canyon NRA

Leopard Frog Marsh, Glen Canyon NRA

The symposium kicked off with a social mixer on the night of June 4th and continued with presentations on the 5th and 6th.  View the program here. We are currently accepting papers derived from talks to include in a proceedings volume. Submitted presentations are below.

Contributed Presentations

  • Bailard, Jennifer. National Park Service, Mojave Desert Network Inventory and Monitoring Program. NPS Springs Monitoring Protocols
    Abstract Presentation

  • Berg, David, Adams, N., Inoue, K., and Walters, A.D. Miami University, Miami University, University of Southern California, and Texas A&M University. Using Phylogeography to Inform Conservation of Desert Spring Invertebrates
    Abstract

  • Beverly, Gary. Sierra Club and Citizens’ Water Advocacy Group. Values, Threats, and Solutions to Protect the Verde
    Abstract Presentation

  • Brick, Greg. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Spring-Hunting Strategy and the Diversity of Springs in Minnesota
    Abstract Presentation

  • Carothers, Steven W. Museum of Northern Arizona. Consequences of Tamarisk Leaf Bettle (Diorhabda spp.) Biocontrol in Southwestern Spring and Streamside Riparian Habitats
    Abstract

  • Depew, Jeff. EarthDesigns, LLC. Using Citizen Science, Education, and Community Involvement to Preserve, Protect, and Restore Springs and Wetlands of the Southwest
    Abstract Presentation

  • Donnelly, Patrick. Center for Biological Diversity, Las Vegas, Nevada. Defending Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems: 2 Case Studies
    Abstract

  • Dwire, Kate. USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station. An Overview of the GDE Method with Case Studies in Utah, Wyoming, and Colorado
    Abstract

  • Freed, Zach, Aldous, A., and Gannet, M. The Nature Conservancy, Bend Oregon, The Nature Conservancy, Portland, Oregon, and U.S. Geologic Survey Oregon Water Science Center. Springs in the Crooked River Basin, Oregon: Hydrogeologic Setting, Ecology, and Management
    Abstract

  • Fuchs, Louise, Stevens, L.E., and Fule, P.Z. Univesity of Perpignan, France, Springs Stewardship Institute, Museum of Northern Arizona, and Northern Arizona University. Quantifying the Effect of Springs on Tree Growth
    Abstract

  • Hoglander, Cerissa. Grand Canyon Trust. Collaborative Springs Restoration Case Study on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon
    Abstract

  • Jeffres, Carson A., Nichols, A.L., Lusardi, R.A., Deas, M.L., Mount, J.F., Moyle, P.B., and Dahlgren, R.A. University of California, Center for Watershed Sciences, Watercourse Engineering, Inc. and Public Policy Institute of California. Geologic Subsidies Drive High Productivity in Volcanic Spring-Fed Stream
    Abstract

  • Jenness, Jeff and Stevens, Larry. Spring Stewardship Institute, Museum of Northern Arizona. Springs and Springs Dependent Species of the Colorado River Basin
    Abstract Presentation

  • Johnson, Hank. U.S. Geological Survey, Oregon Water Science Center. Hydrogeology of Springs in the Northern Great Basin in Oregon
    Abstract Presentation

  • Kreamer, David K. Department of Geoscience, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The Invisible Pulses and Pathways for Ecosystem Health - Inconstant Groundwater Flow, Ephemeral Research Funding, and Fluctuating Public Perceptions
    Abstract Presentation

  • Larsen, Randy. Brigham Young University. Wildlife Interactions at Great Basin Springs
    Abstract

  • Ledbetter, Jeri. Spring Stewardship Institute, Museum of Northern Arizona. Pitfalls, Potholes, and Re-invented Wheels on the Road to Springs Information Management
    Abstract

  • Misztal, Louise, Hammer, S., O’Connor, R., and Hullinger, A. Sky Island Alliance, Sky Island Alliance, AMP Insights, and UA Water Resources Research Center. Developing Tools to Secure Water for Springs in the Sky Islands
    Abstract

  • North, Eric G. and Stevens, Lawrence E. All Things Wild Consulting and Spring Stewardship Institute, Museum of Northern Arizona. Terrestrial Gastropod Biogeography in the Grand Canyon Ecoregion, Southwestern USA
    Abstract

  • Rink, Glenn. FarOut Botany and Museum of Northern Arizona. Failings in Navajo Sedge Monitoring and Recovery
    Abstract Presentation

  • Sada, Donald W. and Lutz, Alexandra D. Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada. Environmental Characteristics of Great Basin and Mojave Desert Spring Systems
    Abstract

  • Schenk, Edward R. Spring Stewarship Institute, Museum of Northern Arizona. Springs Flow Restoring Surface Water Features Post Disturbance - Shinumo Creek, Grand Canyon
    Abstract

  • Sinclair, David A., Springer, A.E., and Stevens, L.E. School of Earth Sciences and Sustainability, Northern Arizona University, School of Earth Sciences and Sustainability, Northern Arizona University, and Spring Stewardship Institute, Museum of Northern Arizona. Geomorphological Influences on Physical and Biological Characteristics of Springs Ecosystems, Grand Canyon Ecoregion, Southwestern USA
    Abstract

  • Spence, John. National Park Service, Glen Canyon Recreation Area. Bryophytes Associated with Springs in the American Southwest
    Abstract Presentation

  • Springer, Abraham E. School of Earth Sciences and Sustainability, Northern Arizona University. Landscape Conservation Planning for Springs Management and Restoration
    Abstract

  • Stevens, Larry. Spring Stewardship Institute, Museum of Northern Arizona. Keynote Address
    Abstract Presentation

  • Stevens, Larry. Spring Stewardship Institute, Museum of Northern Arizona. The Global Demise of Springs Ecosystems: Whose to Blame?
    Abstract Presentation

  • Walters, Ashley D., and Berg, David J. Department of Biology, Miami University. Genetic Population Structure in an Arid Landscape: A Comparative Study of Chihuahuan Desert Invertebrates
    Abstract

  • Wilbor, Scott, Hammer, S., and Bethel, M. Sky Island Alliance. Citizen Monitoring of Springs Value to Wildlife in Madrean Landscape Linkages and Other Focal Areas
    Abstract Presentation

For more information please contact the Springs Stewardship Institute at:
(928) 774-5211 ext. 231 or email Jeri@springstewardship.org

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