Watersheds

The following lists are excellent resources for learning more about Utah's watershed ecosystems.  Enjoy!

Books

Adler, Robert W. 2003. Restoring Colorado River Ecosystems: A Troubled Sense of Immensity. Island Press. Washington, D.C.
Aitchison, Stewart, and Barbara Kemp. 1983. Naturalist’s San Juan River Guide. Pruett Publishing Co. Boulder, CO.
Beebe, William. 1988. The Book of Naturalists: An Anthology of the Best Natural History. Princeton University Press. New Jersey.
Bown, Stephen R. 2002. The Naturalists: Scientific Travelers in the Golden Age of Natural History. Barnes and Noble Books. http://books.google.com/books?id=9bVJ_o80TqgC&lpg=PP1&pg=PA4 - v=onepage&q&f=false
Brönmark, Christer, and Lars-Anders Hansson. The Biology of Lake and Ponds. Oxford University Press. New York, NY.
Carson, Rachel. 1998. The Sense of Wonder. HarperCollins. New York.
Carson, Rachel. 2002. Silent Spring. Mariner Books. New York.
Cornell, Joseph. 1998. Sharing Nature with Children. DAWN Publications. Nevada City, CA.
Crimmel, Hal, Ed. 2003. Teaching in the Field: Working with Students in the Outdoor Classroom. University of Utah Press. Salt Lake City, UT.
Denton, Craig. 2007. Bear River: Last Chance to Change Course. Utah State University Press. Logan, UT.
Dobson, Clive, and Gregor Gilpin Beck. 1999. Watersheds: A Practical Handbook for Healthy Water. Firefly Books. Tonawanda, NY.
Environmental Concern. 2003. WOW! The Wonders of Wetlands. St. Micheals, MD.
Farmer, Jared. 1999. Glen Canyon Dammed: Inventing Lake Powell and the Canyon Country. University of Arizona Press. Tucson, AZ.
Fox, Steven. 1981. The American Conservation Movement: John Muir and His Legacy. University of Wisconsin Press. Madison, Wisconsin.
Garbisch, Edgar W. 2003. The Dos and Don’ts of Wetland Construction. Environmental Concern. St. Micheals, MD.
Great Salt Lake Wetland Education Master Plan http://www.utahwetlands.org/education.htm
Interagency Workgroup on Wetland Restoration. An Introduction and User’s Guide to Wetland Restoration, Creation, and Enhancement. http://www.epa.gov/owow/wetlands/restore/finalinfo.html
The Izaak Walton League of America. 1998. Handbook for Wetlands Conservation and Sustainability. The Izaak Walton League of America. Gaithersburg, MD.
Knudson, Douglas M., Ted T. Cable, and Larry Beck. 2003. Interpretation of Cultural and Natural Resources. Venture Publishing. State College, PA.
Lee, Katie, and Terry Tempest Williams. 1998. All My Rivers are Gone: A Journey of Discovery Through Glen Canyon. Johnson Books. Boulder, CO.
Leopold, Aldo. 1966. A Sand County Almanac. Oxford University Press.
Lock, Patricia A., Catherine Quinn, and Terry Messmer. Utah’s Wetlands Workbook. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. Salt Lake City, UT.
Louv, Richard. 2006. Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder. Algonquin Books. Chapel Hill, NC.
Mitsch, William J., and James G. Gosselink. 1993. Wetlands. Van Nostrand Reinhold. New York, NY.
Nash, Roderick. 1982. Wilderness and the American Mind. Yale University Press. New Haven, Connecticut.
Powell, John Wesley. 2003. The Exploration of the Colorado River and its Canyons. Penguin Books. New York.
Ripple, Karen L., and Edgar W. Garbisch. 2000. POW! The Planning of Wetlands. Environmental Concern. St. Micheals, MD.
Sobel, David. 1999. Beyond Ecophobia: Reclaiming the Heart in Nature Education. Orion Society. Great Barrington, MA.
Stegner, Wallace. 1992. Beyond the Hundredth Meridian. Penguin Books. New York.
Stum, Marlin. 1999. Visions of Antelope Island and Great Salt Lake. Utah State University Press. Logan, UT.
Topping, Gary. 2002. Great Salt Lake: An Anthology. Utah State University Press. Logan, UT.
Utah Lake: Legacy DVD and Activity book http://www.junesuckerrecovery.org/resources.html
Weiner, Johnathan. 1994. The Beak of the Finch. Vintage Publishing. New York, NY.
Wetlands of Utah: A Citizen’s Guide to the Enjoyment and Conservation of Utah’s Wetlands. Utah State University. http://www.wildlife.utah.gov/wetlandsed/pdf/wetlands_of_utah_book.pdf
Williams, Terry Tempest. 1991. Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place. Vintage Books. New York.
Wilson, EO. 2003. The Future of Life. Abacus. McComb, MS.
Wilson, E.O. 1994. Naturalist. Warner Books. New York.
Wonders of our Wetlands NIE Insert http://www.utahwetlands.org/education.htm
Worster, Donald. 1992. Rivers of Empire: Water, Aridity, and the Growth of the American West. Oxford University Press. New York, NY.
Wetzel, Robert G. 2001. Limnology: Lake and River Ecosystems. Academic Press. Burlington, MA.

Organizations

The American Society of Naturalists: http://www.amnat.org/
Center for Biodiversity and Conservation http://cbc.amnh.org/
EO Wilson Biodiversity Foundation http://www.eowilson.org/
Friends of Great Salt Lake http://www.fogsl.org/
Great Salt Lake Audubon http://www.greatsaltlakeaudubon.org/
Great Salt Lake Water Quality Steering Committee http://www.deq.utah.gov/Issues/GSL_WQSC/index.htm
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change http://www.ipcc.ch/
National Association for Interpretation http://www.interpnet.com/
North American Association for Environmental Education http://www.naaee.org/
Utah Geological Survey http://geology.utah.gov/
Utah Rivers Council http://www.utahrivers.org/
Utah Society for Environmental Education http://www.usee.org/
Utah State University Water Quality Extension http://extension.usu.edu/waterquality/

Programs

Great Salt Lake Bird Festival http://www.greatsaltlakebirdfest.com/
Great Salt Lake Ecosystem Program http://wildlife.utah.gov/gsl/
National Project for Excellence in Environmental Education http://www.naaee.org/programs-and-initiatives/guidelines-for-excellence/
Project SLICE - Friends of Great Salt Lake http://www.fogsl.org/
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Wetlands Program http://wildlife.utah.gov/wetlands/wetprogr.html
Utah State University Water Quality Extension http://extension.usu.edu/waterquality/htm/educationalprograms
Utah’s Wonderful Wetlands http://www.wildlife.utah.gov/wetlandsed/

Websites

Flora of North America http://www.fna.org/
3-D tour of Arches National Park Geology http://3dparks.wr.usgs.gov/arches/index.html
The Electronic Naturalist: http://www.enaturalist.org/
Florida Master Naturalist Program http://www.masternaturalist.ifas.ufl.edu/
Great Salt Lake (Utah Geological Survey) http://geology.utah.gov/utahgeo/gsl/index.htm
Great Salt Lake Basin Watershed Description http://greatsaltlake.utah.edu/description/
Great Salt Lake Playa Food Web Project (Westminster College) http://people.westminstercollege.edu/faculty/tharrison/gslplaya99/
Great Salt Lake: A Special Report (Deseret Morning News) http://www.deseretnews.com/misc/gsl/gsl.htm
A Lake Divided (Utah Geological Survey) http://geology.utah.gov/utahgeo/gsl/lakedivided3.htm
List of Utah’s Lakes and Reservoirs http://www.waterquality.utah.gov/watersheds/lakes.htm
Slide show of Utah’s geologic history through time http://geology.utah.gov/utahgeo/geo/geohistory2.htm
Utah Conservation Data Center http://dwrcdc.nr.utah.gov/ucdc/default.asp
Utah Division of Water Quality Stragtegic Monitoring Plan 2006-2007 http://waterquality.utah.gov/Monitoring/2007_DWQ_Monitoring_plan.pdf
Utah Reclamation Mitigation and Conservation Commission wetlands projects http://www.mitigationcommission.gov/wetlands/wetlands.html
Utah Wetlands Interpretive Network http://www.utahwetlands.org/index.htm
Utah’s 2006 305(b) Water Quality Assessment Report http://www.waterquality.utah.gov/documents/Utah305b_2006Vol1_6-30-06.pdf
Very useful Keys to Macroinvertebrates in Rivers and Ponds http://clean-water.uwex.edu/pubs/wav.htm#key1