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Reports and Publications

  • Davis, J.C., G.A. Davis, and S. Kinard. 2016. Juvenile Chinook and coho salmon habitats and distribution in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough: 2016. Final Report for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Fish and Wildlife Commission. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 2.3MB)
  • Davis, J.C., G.A. Davis, and R. Burns. 2016. Region II FRPA Effectiveness Monitoring. Final Report for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry. The Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, AK.
    Download the report (PDF: 2.MB)
  • Jensen, L.J., J.C. Davis, and G.A. Davis. 2016. Stream water temperatures associated with federal subsistence fisheries in Alaska-Winter 2014-Fall 2015. Final report for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Subsistence Management. The Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, AK.
    Download the report (PDF: 3.9MB)
  • Davis, J.C. and G.A. Davis. 2015. Juvenile salmon winter habitat characteristics in large glacial rivers: 2014-2015. Final Report for the National Marine Fisheries Service. The Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, AK.
    Download the report (PDF: 2.2MB)
  • Davis, J.C., G.A. Davis, A. Crabb, R. Burns, H. Ramage, and L. Jensen. 2015. Monitoring juvenile salmon and resident fish within the Matanuska-Susitna Basin 2013-2014. Final Report for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Mat-Su Basin Salmon Habitat Partnership. The Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, AK.
    Download the report (PDF: 2MB)
  • Davis, J.C., G. A. Davis, H. Ramage, and M. Briggs. 2015. Willow Creek water quality and habitat assessment. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, ACWA Grant 15-05. The Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, AK.
    Download the report (PDF: 4.5MB)
  • Burns, R.J., J.C. Davis, and G.A. Davis. 2015. Lower Little Susitna River water quality assessment: May, June and August 2014. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. The Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, AK.
    Download the report (PDF: 2.3MB)
  • Davis, J.C., G.A. Davis, L. Jensen, and E. Rothwell. 2015. Juvenile salmon winter habitat characteristics in large glacial rivers. Final Report for the National Marine Fisheries Service. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, AK.
    Download the report (PDF: 1.8MB)
  • Jensen, L.R., J.C. Davis, and G.A. Davis. 2014. Ketchikan Creeks: Stormwater Quality Assessment. Final report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 1.9MB)
  • Ramage, H. J.C. Davis, and G.A. Davis. 2014. Monitoring juvenile salmon and resident fish within the Matanuska-Susitna Basin. Annual report for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Mat-Su Basin Salmon Partnership. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, AK.
    Download the report (PDF: 1MB)
  • Davis, J.C., G.A. Davis, and A. Crabb. 2014. Big Lake water quality monitoring: 2013. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (Contract No .18-6002-12). Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, AK.
    Download the report (PDF: 1.2MB)
  • Davis, J.C., G.A. Davis, L.R. Jensen, H.N. Ramage, and E. Rothwell. 2013. Winter habitat associations of juvenile salmon in the Susitna and Talkeetna Rivers. Final Report for the National Marine Fisheries Service. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 3.7MB)
  • J.C. Davis, G.A. Davis, and L.R. Jensen. 2013. Matanuska-Susitna Stormwater Assessment: 2011-2012. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 3.7MB)
  • Davis, J.C., and G.A. Davis. 2013. Water quality investigation of the lower Little Susitna River, July 2007 through June 2012. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 2.3MB)
  • Davis, J.C., G.A. Davis, and R.J. Burns. 2013. Lake Lucile sediment quality sampling: spatial extent of impaired sediment due to outfall stormwater inputs. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 8.3MB)
  • G.A. Davis and J.C. Davis. 2013. Campbell Lake Tributary water quality investigation. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 2MB)
  • Jensen, L.R., J.C. Davis, and G.A. Davis. 2013. Stream water temperatures associated with federal subsistence fisheries in Alaska, 2011 to 2012. Final Report for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Subsistence Management. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 3.5MB)
  • Jensen, L.R., J.C. Davis, and G.A. Davis. 2013. A 2012 pilot study evaluating juvenile salmon use of Knik Arm Estuaries. Final report for the National Fish Habitat Program, Mat-Su Salmon Partnership. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 1.3MB)
  • Juvenile salmon use of Knik Arm Estuaries. A literature review. 2012
    Download the report (PDF: 500KB)
  • Davis, J.C., and G.A. Davis. 2012. Matanuska Susitna stormwater assessment-May through September 2011. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, AK.
    Download the report (PDF: 5.2MB)
  • Miller, E.M., J.C. Davis, and G.A. Davis. 2011. Monitoring juvenile salmon and resident fish with the Matanuska-Susitna Basin. Final Report for the Mat-Su Basin Salmon Habitat Partnership. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, AK.
    Download the report (PDF: 750KB)
  • Davis, J.C., G.A. Davis, and L. Eldred. 2011. Hydrocarbons and Turbidity on the Lower Little Susitna River. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. ACWA 10-03. Talkeetna, AK.
    Download the report (PDF: 3.9MB)
  • Davis, J.C. and G.A. Davis. 2011. The influence of stream-crossing structures on the distribution of rearing juvenile Pacific salmon. North American Benthological Society 30(4):1117-1128.
    Download the report (PDF: 266KB)
  • Davis, J.C. and G.A. Davis. 2011. Lower Ship Creek Water Quality Monitoring as Related to Petroleum Hydrocarbon Pollution and Fecal Coliform Bacteria. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Contract No. 18-6002. The Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, AK.
    Download the report (PDF: 3.4MB)
  • Davis, J.C. and G.A. Davis. 2010. Fecal coliform bacteria source assessment in the waters of Cottonwood Creek, Wasilla, and Little Campbell Creek, Anchorage. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Contract No. 18-2011-21-7. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, Alaska
    Download the report (PDF: 18MB)
  • Davis, J.C. and G.A. Davis. 2011. Physical and biotic evaluation of fish passage restoration-Elk Creek and Little Creek. Final Report for The Nature Conservancy. AKFO-042809CS. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 1.7MB)
  • Davis, J.C. and G.A. Davis. 2011. Hatcher Pass water quality sampling report (May 2010 through April 2011). Final Report for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 1MB)
  • Davis, J.C. and G.A. Davis. 2010. Eyak Lake oil sheen observations-August - October 2009 and April - May 2010. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, Contract No. 12-2001-5. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 2.5MB)
  • Davis, J.C., and G.A. Davis. 2010. Stream water temperatures associated with federal subsistence fisheries in Alaska. Prepared for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Subsistence Management. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 4MB)
  • Davis, J.C. and G.A. Davis. 2010. Hydrocarbons and turbidity in the Lower Little Susitna River. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 5MB)
  • Davis, J.C. and G.A. Davis. 2010. Comparison of site fidelity and growth rates of juvenile salmon between two stream types. Final Report for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 600KB)
  • Davis, J.C. and G.A. Davis. 2010. The influence of stream crossing structures on the distribution of rearing juvenile Pacific salmon. Final Report for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program. Contract No. 701818J728 . Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, AK.
    Download the report (PDF: 1.07MB)
  • Davis, J.C. G.A. Davis, and N.R. Ettema. 2009. Water Quality Evaluation of the Lower Little Susitna River: July 2008 through June 2009. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. ACWA 09-02. Talkeetna, AK..
    Download the report (PDF: 4.6MB)
  • Davis, J.C., and G.A. Davis. 2009. FRPA Region II effectiveness monitoring. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. ACWA 09-01. Talkeetna, AK.
    Download the report (PDF: 7.2MB)
  • Davis, J.C. and G.A. Davis. 2009. Assessment and classification of Mat-Su Fish habitat-stream temperatures and juvenile fish distribution. Final Report for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Fish Habitat Initiative. Talkeetna, AK.
    Download the report (PDF: 1.4MB)
  • Davis, J.C. and G.A. Davis. 2009. Hatcher Pass water quality sampling report (May 2008 through February 2009). Prepared for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 1.3MB)
  • Davis, J.C., and G.A. Davis. 2008. Water quality evaluation of the lower Little Susitna River. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. ACWA 08-02. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 704KB)
  • Davis, J.C., and G.A. Davis. 2008. Cottonwood Creek fecal coliform and temperature evaluation. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. ACWA 08-01. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 5MB)
  • Davis, J.C. and G.A. Davis. 2008 Assessment and classification of Matanuska-Susitna fish habitat-stream water temperature. Final Report for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 500KB)
  • Davis, J.C., and G.A. Davis. 2008. FRPA Effectiveness Monitoring within the Willer-Kash State Forest Harvest Area: July 2006 through May 2008 Summary. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Talkeetna, Alaska.
  • Davis, J.C., and G.A. Davis. 2008. Restoration Evaluation-Fish Passage. Final Report for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Contract No. 701816J630. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 1.7MB)
  • Davis, J.C., and G.A. Davis. 2008. A comparison of State mixing zone regulations. Prepared for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. NTP No. 18-2011-21-4.
    Download the report (PDF: 600KB)
  • Davis, J.C., and G.A. Davis. 2008. Hatcher Pass water quality sampling report. Prepared for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 1.7MB)
  • Davis, J.C. and G.A. Davis. 2007. The Little Susitna River-An ecological assessment. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. ACWA 07-11. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 1.7MB)
  • Davis, J.C. and G.A. Davis. 2007. Mitigation plans for the development of mixing zones in spawning areas. Application and Evaluation Process. Prepared for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.
  • Davis, J.C. and G. A. Davis. 2007. Streambank Restoration Evaluation - 2007. Final Report for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 2.8MB)
  • Davis, J.C., G.A. Davis, and L. Eldred. 2006. Montana Creek Ecological and Water Quality Assessment. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. ACWA 06-03. Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 1.3MB)
  • Davis, J.C., G.A. Davis, and L. Eldred. 2006. FRPA Effectiveness Monitoring within the Willer-Kash State Forest Harvest Area Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 728KB)
  • Davis, J.C., G.A. Davis, and L. Eldred. 2006. Little Susitna Water Quality Monitoring Report (March 2005-April 2006). Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 500KB)
  • Davis, J.C., G.A. Davis, and L. Eldred. 2006. Cottonwood Creek Ecological Assessment. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. ACWA 06-02. Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 404KB)
  • Davis, J.C., and G.A. Davis. 2006. Ecological assessment and site restoration plans for Montana Creek and the Yoder Road crossing and the Luthman Trail. Report for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute, Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 16.6MB)
  • Davis, J. C., and G. A. Davis. 2005. Cottonwood Creek TMDL Development-Residue. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Final Report for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, ACWA 05-02. Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 5.1MB)
  • Davis, J.C. and G.A. Davis. 2006. An ecological description of the Numbered Lakes ecosystem and potential development impact assessment. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 388KB)
  • Davis, J. C., and G. A. Davis. 2005. An inventory and assessment of streambank restoration projects within the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program Final Report. Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 4.8MB)
  • Walter, J., D. Hughes, N. Moore, F. Inoue, and G. Muhlberg. 2005. Streambank revegetation and protection, a guide for Alaska, revised 2005. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish. Anchorage, Alaska.
  • Thomas, S.A., T.V. Royer, E.B. Snyder, and J.C. Davis. 2005. Organic carbon spiraling in an impacted Idaho River. Aquatic Sciences 67: 424-433..
  • Davis, J. C., and G. A. Davis. 2004. Cottonwood Creek TMDL Development-Residue. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Report 04-10. Talkeetna, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 4.2MB)
  • Davis, J. C., and G. A. Muhlberg. 2002. Wasilla Creek Stream Condition Evaluation. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Habitat and Restoration Division, Technical Report No. 02-05. Anchorage, Alaska. 20p.
    Download the report (PDF: 2.1MB)
  • Davis, J. C., and D. B. Ryland. 2002. Upper Susitna ATV Stream Crossing Locations. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Habitat and Restoration Division, Technical Report No. DRAFT. Anchorage, Alaska. 15p.
    Download the report (PDF: 6.2MB)
  • Davis, J. C., and G. A. Muhlberg. 2002. The Evaluation of Wetland and Riparian Restoration Projects. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Habitat and Restoration Division, Technical Report No DRAFT. Anchorage, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 3.7MB)
  • Davis, J. C., and G. A. Muhlberg. 2001. Chester Creek Stream Condition Evaluation. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Habitat and Restoration Division, Technical Report No. 01-7, Anchorage, Alaska. 41p.
    Download the report (PDF: 604KB)
  • Davis, J. C., G. W. Minshall, C. T. Robinson, and P. Landrus. 2001. Monitoring wilderness stream ecosystems. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, General Technical Report, RMRS-GTR-70.
    Download the report (PDF: 1.1MB)
  • Davis, J.D., M. Wiedmer, and D. Hill. 2000. Vegetation survey and moose use of the South Ninilchik Block: Kenai Peninsula. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Habitat and Restoration Division. Technical Report No. 00-6.
  • Davis, J. C., and G. W. Minshall. 1999. Nitrogen and phosphorus uptake in two Idaho (USA) wilderness streams. Oecologia 119: 247-255.
  • Davis, J. C., P. A. North, and E. B. Major. 1998. Ecosystem recovery of placer-mined streams in interior Alaska. Environment and Natural Resources Institute, Anchorage, Alaska.
    Download the report (PDF: 22MB)
  • Muhlberg, G. A. and N. J. Moore. 1998. Streambank Revegetation and Protection, a guide for Alaska. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Technical Report No. 98-3, Anchorage, Alaska. 57p. .
  • Boggs, K., J. C. Davis, and A. M. Milner. 1997. Aquatic and Terrestrial Resources of the Kenai River Watershed: A Synthesis of Publications. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Anchorage, Alaska, EPA 910/R-97-001.
  • Davis, J. C. 1995. Functional Processes in Three Wilderness Streams. Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho, Masters Thesis.
  • Contributor. Snake River Management Plan. Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. 1995.
  • Leipitz, G.S., and G. Muhlberg. 1993. The assessment and control of cumulative impacts of coastal uses on fish habitat of the Kenai River, Alaska; Study Area, Habitat Classification and Cumulative Impact Assessment Methodology. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Habitat Division. 40pp.


Other Projects

  • 2004-Willow Creek Restoration Site Plan Development. Aquatic Restoration and Research Institute. Funded by the Matanuska-Susitna Borough through NOAA Coastal Impact Assessment.
  • 1999/2000-Fish Habitat Restoration Outreach in Anchorage and Mat-Su Borough, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Habitat and Restoration Division. Funded by the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • 1997-Kenai River Watershed Conservation Project--Phase II, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Habitat and Restoration Division. Funded by the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • 1997-Evaluation of the Effects of Placer Mining on Stream Ecosystems. Data analysis and report publication. Streamside Environmental Services 97-02, for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
  • 1997-Evaluation of the Effects of Suction Dredge Mining on the Water Quality and Morphology of the Fortymile River. Streamside Environmental Services 97-03, for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
  • 1997-Statistical Analysis of Macroinvertebrate Data to Assess Potential Water Quality Impacts Associated with Placer Mining. Streamside Environmental Services 97-01, for Environment and Natural Resources Institute.
  • 1995-Kenai River Watershed Important Lands Conservation Initiative, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Habitat and Restoration Division and The Nature Conservancy. Funded by the Environmental Protection Agency.

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