Importance, Preservation, and Management of Riparian Habitat: A Symposium, Tucson, Arizona, July 9, 1977

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Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1977 - Nature conservation - 217 pages
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"Twelve presernted and 15 contributed papers highlight what is known about this unique, diminishing vegetative type: characteristics, classification systems, associated fauna, use conflicts, management alternatives, and research needs. Speakers stressed the continuity and interrelationships of riparian ecosystems, their wildlife and vegetation, historic and current uses"--Abstract.

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Contents

Classiticatif of Riparian Habitat in the Southwest
5
inventry of Riparian Habitats
10
Biotic Considerat ins
14
Economic Considerations
19
The Colorado River
35
Grazing
49
Water
52
Management Aiternatives for the Riparian Habitat in
59
A Concept
68
Riparian Research Needs
80
Closing Remarks
83

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