Santa Cruz River Research Days - an annual event allowing partners to share their work.
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Learning Center of the American Southwest
Reports / Publications
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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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Santa Cruz River Researchers' Day 2010
On March 19, 2010 Tumacácori National Historical Park, Sonoran Institute and Friends of the Santa Cruz River hosted the second annual 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 work presented and additional research being conducted in the region, please follow the adjacent link. 2010 Proceedings
To read about other research please read about Santa Cruz River Researchers' Day 2009
To view a pdf copy of a presentation given at Santa Cruz River Researchers' Day 2010, click on the title of interest.
Emily Brott – Conserve to Enhance Pilot Project (PDF 3 MB)
Doug Duncan – Fisheries Surveys in the San Rafael Valley (PDF 2.37 MB)
Evan Gwilliam – Ecosystem monitoring at Tumacácori NHP 2009-2010 (PDF 4.7 MB)
Julie Jackson – Santa Cruz River Fish Survey 2009: Nogales to Amado (PDF 1.96 MB)
Keith Nelson – Risk Analysis of Pumping Impacts on Simulated Groundwater Flow in the Santa Cruz Active Management Area (PDF 2.6 MB)
Andrea Prichard – Research on Stormwater Harvesting in the Santa Cruz Tributaries of Nogales, Sonora (PDF 1.36 MB)
Channah Rock and Jeremy Moss – Characterizing the Sources of Microbial Contamination: DNA Testing of Excessive E. coli in the Santa Cruz River, Tumacácori NHP, AZ (PDF 1.58 MB)
Kristine Uhlman – NEMO Watershed-based Planning, AGWA Modeling, and Effluent Mapping of the Santa Cruz River (PDF 5.57 MB)
Prescott Vandervoet – Assessment of the Binational Upper Santa Cruz River Aquifer: Designing a Work Plan (PDF 0.71 MB)
Claire Zugmeyer – Charting the Health of the Upper Santa Cruz River (PDF 1.65 MB)