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This study by DR. Philip Rosen stands as one of the most impressive, given the scope of the author's knowledge, and it is one of the most ingenious, given the proposed concepts for restoration and protection of native fish and frogs within the urban Tucson Basin.

Contributors
Rosen, Philip C., Pima County (Ariz.). County Administrator's Office
Created Date
2000-07

This study from the citizens of the Arivaca community proposes to establish an Arivaca Resource Management Zone, where a atwo level management plan integrates the otherwise fragmented land use and water policies of the various regulatory agencies. The Arivaca watershed contains one of the last remaining cienegas and perennial streams in southern Arizona. These unusual water features exist because the area is still in a state of balance, where annual water consumption is less than the natural recharge replenishing the aquifer during years of average precipitation.

Contributors
Pima County (Ariz.). County Administrator's Office
Created Date
2001-09

A restoration effort of the San Pedro River to restore sacaton grassland, riparian trees and mesquite to about half the 50 acres of fallow agricultural fields at the Bingham Cienega. The overriding goals were to (1) establish a diversity of riparian habitats in the fields which in turn will support a greater number of invertebrate, reptile, mammal and bird species; and (2) develop practical techniques for promoting establishment of native plants that require little or no irrigation.

Contributors
Pima County (Ariz.). County Administrator's Office
Created Date
2001-10

Concerns research into the origin of water sustaining the Bingham Cienega. For purposes of long term management, we need to understand what the source of water is for the various riparian areas.

Contributors
Pima Association of Governments, Pima County (Ariz.). County Administrator's Office
Created Date
2001-02

Because the West Branch area has been left alone, it has a chance to recover and become a part of the larger Paseo de las Iglesias project, and a cornerstone of a more extensive effort at ecological restoration involving the mesic coorridors of Pima County, the Santa Cruz, Rillito, and Pantano.

Contributors
Rosen, Philip C., Pima County (Ariz.). County Administrator's Office
Created Date
2001-10

Conducted for the Pima County Flood Control District by the Pima Association of Governments in order to determine if stormflows on the Cienega Creek have changed over time when analyzed in terms of frequency, volume, and seasonallity. In a data search that extends back to the 1950s, they were able to determine the daily mean flow, the flows over base, and the annual peak flows of the Cienega Creek.

Contributors
Pima Association of Governments, Pima County (Ariz.). County Administrator's Office
Created Date
2001-02

Chronicles how the intention to conserve a relic population of Gila topminnow under current resource conditions is generally insufficient. We have let the resource base degrade too far to expect project and site specific responses to stem losses, much less lead to recovery. The Gila topminnow was considered to be among the most common of fishes in the Santa Cruz River system in the early 1940s. Three decades later is was considered endangered; and in another three decades time, its recovery is not foreseeable, given the piecemeal approach to protection efforts.

Contributors
Fonseca, Julia, Pima County (Ariz.). County Administrator's Office
Created Date
2000-04

Saguaro National Park encompasses two geographically distinct areas: Rincon Mountain District and Tucson Mountain District. Of the two, only Rincon Park has significant riparian habitat due to Tanque Verde Ridge. The scope of this study includes Rincon Creek, its tributary riparian areas and Tanque Verde Creek riparian tributary areas within or immediately adjacent to the Park. Both of these creeks have riparian resources that will likely be impacted by proposed development adjacent to the Park boundaries.

Contributors
Mac Nish, Robert, Guertin, D. Phillip, Pima County (Ariz.). County Administrator's Office, et al.
Created Date
2001-06

Ten watercourses in eastern Pima County were selected because, except for one, each has a 100-year discharge in excess of 10,000 cfs, and each is located within an urbanized or urbanizing area, or in an area where an increasing number of permits are being sought to develop in the floodplain.

Contributors
Pima County (Ariz.). County Administrator's Office
Created Date
2001-02

This document and the Geographic Information System file that is now a part of the County library of over 1000 coverages, gives the scientific community access to mapping that better differentiates perennial, ephemeral and intermittent watercourses, and provides more comprehensive coverage of shallow groundwater sources. This data is significant because riparian habitat is one of the most important and least protected of the habitat types in Pima County.

Contributors
Pima Association of Governments, Pima County (Ariz.). County Administrator's Office
Created Date
2000-01