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Charnley, S. 2018. Beavers, landowners, and watershed restoration: experimenting with beaver dam analogues in the Scott River basin, California. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-613. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 38 p.

Ciotti, D.C., Mckee, J., Pope, K.L., Kondolf, G.M., and Pollock, M.M., 2021, Design criteria for process-based restoration of fluvial systems: BioScience, v. 71, p. 831–845, doi:10.1093/biosci/biab065. 

Čiuldienė, D., Vigricas, E., Belova, O., Aleinikovas, M., and Armolaitis, K., 2020, The effect of beaver dams on organic carbon, nutrients and methyl mercury distribution in impounded waterbodies: Wildlife Biology, v. 2020, p. 1–8, doi: 

Jordan, C.E., and Fairfax, E., 2022, Beaver: The North American freshwater climate action plan: WIREs Water, v. 9, doi: 10.1002/wat2.1592. 

Pollock, M.M., Beechie, T.J., Wheaton, J.M., Jordan, C.E., Bouwes, N., Weber, N., and Volk, C., 2014, Using Beaver Dams to Restore Incised Stream Ecosystems: Oxford Journals, v. 64, p. 279–290. 

Pope, K.L., Montoya, D.S., Brownlee, J.N., Dierks, J., and Lisle, T.E., 2015, Habitat conditions of montane meadows associated with restored and unrestored stream channels of California: Ecological Restoration, v. 33, p. 61–73, doi: 10.3368/er.33.1.61. 

Technical Papers: 


Pope, K., Ciotti, D., McKee, J., Cluer, B., Pollock, M.M. and Harvey, B., Ecological Approach for Designing and Assessing Montane Meadow Restoration in California.


Scott River Watershed Council, 2018, Restoring Priority Coho Habitat in the Scott River Watershed Modeling and Planning Report


Swift, K., Build Like A Beaver! A gross oversimplification of PBR for the soon-to-be talented.

Swiftwater Design


Yarnell, S.M.,  Pope, K., Wolf, E.C., Burnett, R., and Wilson, K. 2020.  A Demonstration of the carbon sequestration and biodiversity benefits of beaver and beaver dam analogue restoration techniques in Childs Meadow, Tehama County, California. Center for Watershed Sciences Technical Report (CWS-2020-01), University of California, Davis. Prepared for CA Department of Fish and Wildlife. pp. 29. 

Wilson, K., Kelsey, R., Schroer, G., Wheaton, J., MacFarlane, W., Bangan, S., Lundquist, K., Dolman, B., Campos, B., Loffland, H.,  Beaver-based Conservation and Restoration Opportunities in Mountain Ranges of California: Beaver Restoration Assessment Tool


Forest Focus Episode 47: For the Frogs - Restoration   

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