Publications listed here are public-domain documents that are riparian-related.

Arizona Riparian Council Protection and Enhancement Committee. 1990. Protection and Enhancement of Riparian Ecosystems (An Annotated Bibliography). Global Institute of Sustainability (formerly Center for Environmental Studies), Arizona State University, Tempe.

Cooper, D. J., and D. M. Merritt. 2012. Assessing the water needs of riparian and wetland
vegetation in the western United States. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-282. Fort
Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research
Station. 125 p.

Johnson, R. R., S. W. Carothers, D. M. Finch, K. J. Kingsley, and J . T. Stanley, tech. eds. 2018. Riparian research and management: Past, present, future: Volume 1. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-377. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO. 226 p. DOI: 10.2737/RMRS-GTR-377.

Levick, L., J. Fonseca, D. Goodrich, M. Hernandez, D. Semmens, J. Stromberg, R. Leidy, M. Scianni, D. P. Guertin, M. Tluczek, and W. Kepner. 2008. The Ecological and Hydrological Significance of Ephemeral and Intermittent Streams in the Arid and Semi-arid American Southwest.U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and USDA/ARS Southwest Watershed Research Center, EPA/600/R-08/134, ARS/233046, 116 pp.

Ohmart, R. D., and C. D. Zisner. 1993. Functions and Values of Riparian Habitat to Wildlife in Arizona: A Literature Review. Report submitted to Arizona Game and Fish Department, Phoenix, AZ.

Poff, B., K. A. Koestner, D. G. Neary,and D. Merrit. 2012. Threats to Western United
States Riparian Ecosystems: A Bibliography. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-269. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 78 p.

Stacey, P. B., A. L. Jones, J. C. Catlin, D. A. Duff, L. W. Stevens, and C. Gourley. 2006.User’s Guide for the Rapid Assessment of the Functional Condition of Stream-Riparian Ecosystems in the American Southwest. Wild Utah Project, Salt Lake City, UT.

Stromberg J. C., D. C. Andersen, and M. L. Scott. 2012. Riparian floodplain wetlands of the arid and semiarid Southwest. Pages 343-356 in D. Batzer and A Baldwin, eds., Wetland Habitats of North America: Ecology and Conservation Concerns. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA.

Websites and Videos

Understanding Fire Regimes in the Sonoran Desert – video by U.S. Forest Service

Tres Rios Wetland – Suzanne Jumper, Yeowon Kim and Johnathan Rugg, Arizona State University students (2015)

A Guide for Field Identification of Bankfull State in the Western United States — video by U.S. Forest Service

Arizona’s Riparian Areas – University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Service.

Educational Resources

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