Clark Fork Symposia papers & abstracts on the Upper Clark Fork or Blackfoot Rivers

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2000 Clark Fork Symposium (alphabetized by author, titles with asterisks are full papers; others are abstracts):

Ryan Alter, Kevin Colborn, & Vicki Watson, UM Watershed Health Clinic and Msla Conservation District Wetlands of the Clark Fork Basin-Values, Threats, Conservation *

Wease Bollman, Rhithron Biological Associates, 1845 South 12th West, Msla, MT Evaluating Stream Bioassessment Protocols with Data from the Clark Fork's Ecoregion *

Bioassessment of a Reclaimed Placer Mined Stream: Recovery of Benthic Macroinvertebrate Communities Wease Bollman, Rhithron Biological Associates, 1845 South 12th West, Msla, MT

Bouse, Robin M., Hornberger, Michelle I., Luoma, Samuel N., U.S.G.S., 345 Middlefield Road, Mail Stop 465, Menlo Park, CA 94025 Lead Isotopic Compositions of Bed Sediments Suggest Clark Fork River Sources

Anna B. Breuninger, Department of Geology, U of MT, Msla, MT 59812 Effects of Floodplain Remediation on Bed Sediment Contamination in the Clark Fork River

D.J. Cain1, W.G. Wallace2, and S. Luoma, U.S.G.S., MS 465, 345 Middlefield Rd., Menlo Park, CA 940252 Center for Environmental Science, The College of Staten Island/CUNY, 2800 Victory Blvd., 6S-310, Staten Island, NY 10314 Metal Levels and Intracellular Distributions in Benthic Insects Exposed to Mine Waste

Joel Chavez (Montana Dept. of Environmental Quality) Cameron Beul (Maxim Technologies, Inc.), Mike Rotar (Inter-Fluve, Inc.) A Work in Progress: Silver Bow Creek Remedial Action

Amy Clinepelter, Riparian Wetland Research Program, School of Forestry, Univ. Montana Restoration of Chamberlain Creek, tributary of the Blackfoot River *

Kevin Colborn, UM Watershed Health Clinic, Chris Clancy, MDFWP Clark Fork Basin Fisheries-Condition, Restoration and Conservation

Donna DeFrancesco, Stephen R. Clayton, Paul L. Hansen, Brendan J. Moynahan, Patricia G. Hettick, Timothy R. Weisenberger, and Ken R. Miller. U of MT, RWRP Evaluating the Effectiveness of Streambank Stabilization Techniques for Reducing Bank Erosion on the Upper Clark Fork River, Western Montana. *

Barry Duff, ARCO Environmental Remediation, LLC, Anaconda, Montana Upper Clark Fork River Demonstration Projects, Montana* Bank Stabilization Using Bankform Roughness--Johns Demonstration Project

James A. Harris and Vicki Watson, Environmental Studies, U of MT, Msla, MT 59812 Watershed Restoration Assessment for Lost Creek -- a tributary of the Upper Clark Fork River

Hornberger, M.I., Luoma, S.N., Cain, D.J. U.S.G.S., Menlo Park, CA. Factors Controlling the Spatial Gradient of Metals in a Mine-impacted River.

Marge Hulburt, Geoff Smith, Christine Brick, Missoula Water Quality Advisory Council Remediation Alternatives for Milltown Reservoir *

Kevin Hyde, Department of Geography, U of MT, Missoula, MT 59812. Abandoned Mine Reclamation in the Mountain West - Case study: Linton Mine and Millsite on Cramer Creek, Upper Clark Fork, Montana.

John Lambing, Jim Smith, David Nimick, Charles Parrett (U.S.G.S.) Michael Ramey (R2 Resource Consultants, Inc.), William Schafer (Schafer & Associates) Geomorphology, flood-plain tailings, & metal transport in the upper Clark Fork Valley, Montana

Lhotak, John, J. Dunn, V. Edwards, M. Sanctuary, G. Hughes, M. Vitale. 2000. Graduate Research, U of MT, Environmental Studies Program, 35pp. Watershed Health Assessment of Cottonwood Creek, Deer Lodge, MT

Lhotak, John and Vicki Watson. 2001, Env. Studies, Univ. Montana. Clark Fork Non-Point Source Nutrient Sampling Report for 1999-2000.

Leslie Marty, Deer Lodge Valley CD & NRCS Bridger Plant Materials Center Route 2, Box 1189, Bridger, MT 59014. (406) 662-3579. Development of Acid/Heavy Metal-Tolerant Cultivars *

Temple McKinnon, Department of Geology, U of MT, Msla, MT 59812 Basin reactivity: Determination of solute fate on a basin scale *

Naddy RB, Stubblefield WA, Gensemer RW, Pillard DA, Vertucci FA, Hockett JR. ENSR, 4303 W. La Porte Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80521 Bioavailability of Metals in Sediments from the Upper Clark Fork River Basin, Montana.

Naddy RB, Gensemer RW, Vertucci FA, Stubblefield WA. ENSR, 4303 W. La Porte Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80521 Exposure-Effects Relationships of Metals in Macroinvertebrates in the Upper Clark Fork

Dennis R. Neuman and Stuart R. Jennings, Reclamation Research Unit, Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, MSU, Bozeman, and Robert B. Rennick, CDM Federal Programs Corporation, Helena, Montana Land Reclamation Evaluation System for Anaconda Smelter Superfund Site

D. R. Neuman, S. R. Jennings, M. J. Hooper, G.P. Cobb, S.T. McMurry, B.M. Adair, K. Reynolds, & D.J. Hoff. Reclamation Research Unit, Land Resources & Env. Sciences, MSU. Metal and Arsenic Bioavailability in Small Mammals Inhabiting Smelter Wastes and Aerial Deposition Areas Following Different Remediation Treatments

Alex Philp, EOS Education Project, U of MT, Msla, MT Changing Images of the Clark Fork Watershed: 1803-2000 *

Sugden, B.D. and Jostrom, M.D. Plum Creek Timber, PO Box 1990, Columbia Falls, MT 59912 Plum Creek Timber Company's Draft Native Fish Habitat Conservation Plan *

Tillquist, H., Vertucci, F.A, Dufresne, D., ENSR, 4303 W. LaPorte Ave., Fort Collins, CO Dietary Toxicity Reference Values for Rainbow Trout.

Lan H. Tornes, U.S.G.S., 3162 Bozeman Ave., Helena, MT 59601 Water Quality Assessment for Northern Rockies Intermontane Basins *

G.S. Vandeberg, D.J. Dollhopf and D.R. Neuman Reclamation Research Unit, Land Resources and Environmental Sciences MSU, Bozeman, MT Time Critical Removal Response of Arsenic and Metal Contaminated Soils Along the Eastside Ditch near Deer Lodge, Montana *

Vertucci F.A. and T. Wesche, ENSR, Fort Collins, CO, and HabiTech, Inc. Laramie, WY. Integrity of Benthic Macroinvertebrate Communities of the Upper Clark Fork 1991-1998.

Vertucci, F.A., Naddy, R.B., & Tillquist, H.T. , ENSR, 4303 W. La Porte Ave., Fort Collins, CO. Assessing Site-Specific Risk to Aquatic Biota from Multiple Exposure Pathways.

Werner I., Broeg K., Cain D., Wallace W., Hornberger M., Hinton D.E. and Luoma S., UC Davis, Davis, CA; Biologische Anstalt Helgoland, Hamburg, Germany; U.S.G.S., Menlo Park, CA. Biomarkers of Heavy Metal Effects in Two Species of Caddisfly Larvae from Clark Fork River, Montana: Stress Proteins (HSP70) and Lysosomal Membrane Integrity *

1990 Symposium

(in order of presentation) Distribution of Trace Metals in Fine-grained Bed Sediments and Benthic Insects in the Clark Fork River, Montana Ellen V. Axtmann , Daniel J. Cain and Samuel N. Luoma, U. S. Geological Survey 345 Middlefield Road, M.S. 465,Menlo Park, CA 94025

Nutrient Sources in the Clark Fork River Basin Gary L. Ingman and Mark A. Kerr, Department of Health and Environmental Sciences, Water Quality Bureau, Cogswell Building, Helena, Montana 59620

Control Of Algal Standing Crop By P And N In The Clark Fork River Vicki Watson and Perry Berlind, University of Montana, Loren Bahls, Montana Dept. Health and Environmental Sciences

Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Surveys in the Clark Fork River, 1986 to 1988. Daniel L. McGuire, McGuire Consulting, Box 764, Espanola, NM 87532

Determination of Point and Nonpoint Source Toxicity in the Clark Fork River Basin Using the Daphnid, Ceriodaphnia Dubia DelWayne R. Nimmo, Water Resources Division, National Park Service, et al. Affiliated with Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO 80523,

Ambient Toxicity Assessments of Clark Fork River Water-Toxicity Tests and Metals Residues in Brown Trout Organs Glenn Phillips and Ron Spoon, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks

Economic Valuation of Fisheries: Nonmarket Studies in the Clark Fork Basin John Duffield, Department of Economics, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812

Hazardous Wastes from Large-scale Metal Extraction: Clark Fork Waste Complex, MT Johnnie Moore, Department of Geology, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, Samuel N. Luoma, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California

Phosphorous Sources in Gold Creek, Tributary of the Clark Fork River--abstract Jennifer H. Carey, Environmental Studies, University of Missoula

Blackfoot River Resource Investigations--abstract Mark A. Kerr, Montana Water Quality Bureau, (now with Montana NRDP)

Nonpoint sources of Soluble Reactive Phosphorous in Upper Clark Fork--abstract Scott A. Luchessa, Environmental Studies, University of Montana

Stratigraphy and Chemistry of Metal-Contaminated Floodplain Sediments, Upper Clark Fork River Valley --abstract David A. Nimick, University of Montana (now at Montana office of USGS)

1985 Symposium

(in order of appearance)

Preliminary Interpretation of the Water Quality Associated with the Butte, Mine Flooding J.L. Sonderegger and T.E. Duaime, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Bottom. 59807 Sam Stephenson, The Anaconda Minerals Company, Butte, MT. 59701

Hydrogeology of the Colorado Tailings Area, Butte, Montana Ted Duaime, John Sonderegger and Marek Zaluski, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Montana Tech, Butte, MT. 59701

Chemical Reactions Controlling Copper Transport In The Upper Clark Fork Of The Columbia John M. Babb and Gordon K. Pagenkopf, Department of Chemistry, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT. 59717

Heavy Metals in Flood Plain Deposits Along the Upper Clark Fork River Peter M. Rice and Gary J. Ray, Gordon Environmental Laboratory, Botany Department, University of Montana, Missoula, MT. 59812

The Aquatic Invertebrates of the Upper Clark Fork River, 1972-1984 Steven P. Canton and James W. Chadwick, Chadwick & Associates, 5721 South Spotswood Street, Littleton, CO. 80120

Fish Populations, Metals Concentrations, & Stream Discharge in the Upper Clark Fork River Glenn R. Phillips, Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Capitol Station, Helena, MT. 59601

Copper, Zinc, and Arsenic in Bottom Sediments of Clark Fork River Reservoirs Carolyn Johns and Johnnie Moore, Geology Department, Univ of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812

A Synthesis of Water Quality Problems in the Clark Fork River Basin Vicki J. Watson, Botany/Environmental Studies, University of Montana, Missoula, MT. 59812

Hydrologic Investigation, Silver Bow Creek Superfund Site, Montana David Stiller, Stiller and Associates, Inc., Helena, MT. 59626

Milltown Project Rehabilitation R.A. Periman, Montana Power Company, Butte, MT. 59701

Trout Populations in the Clark Fork River, Warm Springs to Superior, Montana Dennis Workman, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Missoula, MT. 59801