A wide range of information is provided on this page, including: guidance documents, tools, presentations, links to other web pages, favorite books, etc. We will continue to update this page as additional guidance and tools become available. If you have ideas or suggestions about what should be included, drop us a note at: [email protected]
- Design Criteria for Restoring Headwater Mountain Streams. Presented at the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Stream Restoration Conference in Baltimore, MD
- Framework for Success in Planning, Assessment and Implementation. Presented at the 2013 Southwest Stream Restoration Conference in San Antonio, TX
- Site Selection and Design for Stream Mitigation. Presented at the 2013 Association of State Wetland Managers, State/Tribal/Federal Coordination Meeting in Shepherdstown, WV
- Innovative Approaches to Stream Assessment and Restoration. Presented at the 2012 Stream Restoration in the Southeast: Innovations for Ecology Conference in Wilmington, NC
- Stream-Wetland Restoration - Determining Functional Lift of Stream/Wetland Restoration Projects.
- Restoring Hall County’s Streams
- Video of Frazil Ice at Yosemite. This is really cool to watch, no pun intended
- Bush Photo – Todd Bush is an amazing photographer who has a huge collection of stream, landform, and other water photos from all over the world. My house is full of his stream photos.
- Appalachian Stream Mitigation Workshop Materials
- U.S. EPA – Mitigation Web Page. This page provides updates and background information regarding Clean Water Act Section 404 Compensatory Mitigation Requirements.
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Chesapeake Bay Field Office. Provides reports, technical publications, training information, etc.
- Stream Systems Technology Center. Also known as the “Stream Team.” This a great resource site with lots of guidebooks, free software, and the Stream Notes newsletter.
- NRCS Website. Regional Hydraulic Geometry Curves. Provides links to various regional curve web sites.
- NC State University, Stream Restoration Program. Check out this web page for upcoming conferences and workshops. There are also fact sheets, a design manual, and regional curves.
- Ohio State University – STREAMS web page. Check out the interactive web based learning modules.
- University of Louisville, Stream Institute. Provides information on their program and short courses.
- Wildland Hydrology. Provides list of Rosgen’s courses, technical resources, books, etc.
- National Center for Earth-Surface Dynamics.
People often ask me for a reading list to learn more about how streams work. So, here is a list of my favorite stream books. Enjoy!
- Bunte, K., A.R. Abt. 2001. Sampling Surface and Subsurface Particle-Size Distributions in Wadable Gravel-and Cobble-Bed Streams for Analyses in Sediment Transport, Hydraulics, and Streambed Monitoring. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-74. http://www.fs.fed.us/rm Dingman, S.L. 1994. Physical Hydrology. Prentice-Hall, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
- Knighton, David. 1992. Fluvial Form and Processes. Chapman and Hall Inc., New York, NY
- Leopold, L. B. 1994. A View of the River. Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts. 298 pp.
- Leopold, L.B., M.G. Wolman, and J.P. Miller. 1964. Fluvial Processes in Geomorphology. W.H. Freeman and Company. San Francisco, CA. 511 pp.
- Rosgen, Dave. 2006. Watershed Assessment of River Stability and Sediment Supply. Wildland Hydrology. Fort Collins, CO.
- Roni, P and T. Beechie. 2013. Stream and Watershed Restoration: A Guide to Restoring Riverine Processes and Habitats. John Wiley and Sons.
- Wohl, Ellen. 2004. Disconnected Rivers: Linking Rivers to Landscapes. Yale University.
- Wohl, Ellen. 2000. Mountain Rivers. American Geophysical Union. Washington, D.C.