Reclaiming an Oasis in the Desert
Tony Paniagua, Arizona Public Media
Reports / Publications
See below for recent reports. To view a complete list Click Here
A Living River: Charting the Health of the Upper Santa Cruz River
Read more about this report series.
2010 Water Year - year three of annual report shows continued improvement on the Upper Santa Cruz River
Santa Cruz County Water Harvesting Guidance Manual
"State of" Reports Bibliography
2012 Annotated Bibliographyof reports summarizing the "State of....".
Riparian Health Score Card Bibliography
2012 List of Example Scorecards, with summaries and analyses.
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Celebrate the Santa Cruz River: Researchers' Day
On March 27, 2009, Tumacácori National Historical Park, Sonoran Institute and partners hosted “Celebrate the Santa Cruz River: Researchers' Day”. This day was an opportunity for those conducting monitoring, research, or studies along the Santa Cruz River to share their work and findings through technical presentations and posters. To download a brief proceedings of the event, including abstracts of the papers and posters presented, please follow the adjacent link. 2009 Proceedings
To download a pdf copy of the presentation or poster presented at Researchers' Day, click on the title of interest.
Gwilliam, E.L. Stream Monitoring at Tumacácori NHP (1.21 MB)
Hubbard, Andy An Overview of the Sonoran Desert Network I&M Program (692 KB)
Kirkpatrick, Chris Monitoring the Health of Riparian Bird Populations at Tumacacori National Historical Park (1.05 MB)
Mccoy, Amy Dendrochronological Applications for Riparian Conservation (2.70 MB)
McIntyre, Cheryl Assessing the Health of the Upper Santa Cruz (1.46)
Meixner, Thomas Stream/Aquifer Interactions in a Semi-Arid Artificial River: The Effects of Effluent (2.65 MB)
Moss and Rock E. Coli Monitoring at Tumacacori NHP, 2007-2008 (1.19 KB)
Sass, Sherry Friends of the Santa Cruz River: River Watch Water Quality Data (328 KB)
Sutter, Jason and Breslin, Colin Santa Cruz River and Nogales Wash and Nogales Wash Total Maximum Daily Load Studies (840 KB)
Vandervoet, Prescott TAAPing the Sources: Santa Cruz Database Creation for the Transboundary Aquifer Assessment Program (968 KB)
Villarreal, Miguel National Park Service Landscape Dynamics Monitoring: Assessing Seventy Years of Change at Tumacácori National Historical Park (3.90 KB)
Drake, Sam and Villarreal, Miguel Vegetation Map of Tumacácori NHP (7.48 MB)
Funicelli, Carianne Nogales Wash Area A: Mitigation Restoration along Potrero Creek, Santa Cruz County, Arizona (1.91)
Przybyl, Janice Wildlife Linkages Program Connecting Volunteer Effort to Conservation Action. (756 KB)
Trujillo, Francisco Composting Toilets in Nogales, Sonora: Results from an Ongoing Pilot Study (3.25 MB)
Washburne, Jim Arizona Rivers (112 KB)