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Beamer, EM. 2007. Juvenile salmon and nearshore fish use in shoreline and lagoon habitat associated with Ala Spit, 2007.

Beamer, EM. 2009.  Thoughts on traditional ecological knowledge, values, and salmon management.

Beamer, EM. 2014. McElroy Slough beach seine summary results for unmarked juvenile Chinook salmon: 2014.

Beamer, EM, B Brown, K Wolf. 2011.  Juvenile Salmon and nearshore fish use in shallow intertidal habitat associated with Dugualla Heights Lagoon, 2011.

Beamer, EM, B Brown, K Wolf. 2012.  Juvenile Salmon and nearshore fish use in shallow intertidal habitat associated with Dugualla Heights Lagoon, 2012.

Beamer, EM, T Beechie, J Klochak. 1998. A strategy for implementation, effectiveness, and validation monitoring of habitat restoration projects, with two examples from the Skagit River basin, Washington.

Beamer, EM, T Beechie, B Perkowski, J Klochak. 2000. Application of the Skagit Watershed Council’s Strategy.

Beamer, EM, J Demma, and Rich Henderson. 2014. Kukutali Preserve Juvenile Chinook Salmon and Forage Fish Assessment.

Beamer, EM, and K Fresh. 2012. Juvenile Salmon and Forage Fish Presence and Abundance in Shoreline Habitats of the San Juan Islands, 2008-2009: Map Applications for Selected Fish Species.

Beamer, EM, J Haug, C Rice, and K Wolf. 2009.  Nearshore fish assemblages in reference and Spartina removal sites located in south Skagit Bay.

Beamer, EM, R Henderson. 1998. Juvenile salmonid use of natural and hydromodified stream bank habitat in the mainstem Skagit River, northwest Washington.

Beamer, EM, and R Henderson. 2012. Fisher Slough Floodgate Report for Water Year 2011.

Beamer, EM, and R Henderson. 2013. Fisher Slough Floodgate Report for Water Year 2012.

Beamer, EM, and R Henderson, B Brown. 2015. Juvenile Chinook Salmon Utilization of Habitat Associated with the Wiley Slough Restoration Project, 2012-2013.

Beamer, EM, R Henderson, G Hood, A McBride, and K Wolf. 2012. Fisher Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration 2011 Monitoring Report.

Beamer, EM, R Henderson, G Hood, and K Wolf. 2013. Fisher Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration 2012 Monitoring Report.

Beamer, EM, R Henderson, C Ruff, and K Wolf. 2014. Juvenile Chinook salmon utilization of habitat associated with the Fisher Slough restoration Project, 2009-2013.

Beamer, EM, R Henderson, K Wolf. 2004. Bull trout use of Swinomish Reservation waters.

Beamer, EM, R Henderson, K Wolf. 2006. Effectiveness monitoring of the Deepwater Slough restoration project for wild juvenile Chinook salmon presence, timing, and abundance.

Beamer, EM, R Henderson, K Wolf. 2007. Juvenile salmon and nearshore fish use in shoreline and lagoon habitat associated with Turners Bay, 2003-2006.

Beamer, EM, R Henderson, K Wolf.  2009. Lone Tree Creek and pocket estuary restoration: progress report for 2004-2008 Fish Monitoring.

Beamer, EM, R Henderson, K Wolf.  2010.  Juvenile salmon, estuarine, and freshwater fish utilization of habitat associated with the Fisher Slough restoration project, Washington 2009.

Beamer, EM, R Henderson, K Wolf.  2011.  Juvenile salmon, estuarine, and freshwater fish utilization of habitat associated with the Fisher Slough Restoration Project in 2010.

Beamer, EM, R Henderson, K Wolf. 2013. Juvenile Salmon, Estuarine, and Freshwater Fish Utilization of Habitat Associated With the Fisher Slough Restoration Project in 2011.

Beamer, EM, R Henderson, K Wolf. 2013. Juvenile Salmon, Estuarine, and Freshwater Fish Utilization of Habitat Associated With the Fisher Slough Restoration Project in 2012.

Beamer, EM, A Kagley, K Fresh. 2006.  Juvenile salmon and nearshore fish use in shallow intertidal habitat associated with Harrington Lagoon, 2005.

Beamer, EM & K Larsen. 2004. The importance of Skagit delta habitat on the growth of the wild ocean-type Chinook in Skagit Bay: Implications for delta restoration.

Beamer, EM & RG LaRock. 1998. Fish use and water quality associated with a levee crossing the tidally influenced portion of Browns Slough, Skagit River estuary, Washington.

Beamer, EM, A McBride, C Greene, R Henderson, et al. 2005. Delta and nearshore restoration for the recovery of wild Skagit River Chinook salmon: Linking estuary restoration to wild Chinook salmon populations.

Beamer, EM, A McBride, R Henderson. 2004. Lone Tree pocket estuary restoration: 2004 fish sampling and pre-restoration project monitoring report.

Beamer, EM, A McBride, R Henderson, J Griffith, et al. 2006. Habitat and fish use of pocket estuaries in the Whidbey basin and north Skagit County bays, 2004 and 2005.

Beamer, EM, A McBride, R Henderson, K Wolf. 2003. The importance of non-natal pocket estuaries in Skagit Bay to wild Chinook salmon: An emerging priority for restoration.

Beamer, EM, RE McClure, BA Hayman. 2000. Fiscal year 1999 Skagit River Chinook restoration research project performance report.

Beamer, E, C Rice, R Henderson, K Fresh, M Rowse.  2007.  Taxonomic Composition of Fish Assemblages, and Density and Size of Juvenile Chinook Salmon in the Greater Skagit River Estuary.  Field Sampling and Data Summary Report.

Beamer, EM, JC Sartori, KA Larsen. 2000. Skagit Chinook life history study progress report number 3.

Beamer, EM, JP Shannahan, K Wolf, E Lowery, D Pflug. 2010.  Freshwater habitat rearing preferences for stream type juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and steelhead (O. mykiss) in the Skagit River Basin: Phase 1 study report.

Beamer, EM and K Wolf. 2011. Measurements of Landscape Connectivity for Blind Tidal Channel Networks and Selected Pocket Estuary Outlets Within the Skagit Tidal Delta and Bay.

Beamer, EM, WT Zackey, D Marks, D Teel, D Kuligowski, R Henderson. 2013. Juvenile Chinook Salmon Rearing in Small Non-Natal Streams Draining Into the Whidbey Basin.

Boyer, D, S Madsen. 2006. Prairie Creek feasibility study.

Collins, BD. 1998. Preliminary assessment of historic conditions of the Skagit River in the Fir Island area: implications for salmonid habitat restoration.

Collins, BD. 2000. Mid-19th century stream channels and wetlands interpreted from archival sources for three north Puget Sound estuaries.

Collins, BD, AJ Sheikh. 2002. Methods used to map the historical riverine landscape and habitats of the Skagit River.

Dinnel, P, J Apple. 2012. Community Beach Seining at Ship Harbor, Fidalgo Island, Washington, August 2012.

Dinnel, P, J Apple. 2013. Community Beach Seining at Ship Harbor, Fidalgo Island, Washington, June and August 2013.

Greene, CM, E Beamer. 2006. Monitoring of population responses by Skagit River Chinook salmon to estuary restoration.

Greene, C, E Beamer. 2011. Monitoring Population Responses to Estuary Restoration.

Greene, C, J Hall, E Beamer, R Henderson, B Brown.  2012.  Biological and physical effects of “Fish-Friendly” tide gates.

Hayes, MC, S Rubin, R Reisenbichler, F Goetz, E Jeanes, A McBride.  2011. Marine habitat use by anadromous bull trout from the Skagit River, Washington.

Hayman, RA, EM Beamer, RE McClure. 1996. FY 1995 Skagit River Chinook restoration research final project performance report. Text | Tables and Figures

Henderson, R, and EM Beamer. 2014. Fisher Slough Floodgate Report for Water Year 2013.

Henderson, R, and EM Beamer. 2015. Fisher Slough Floodgate Report for Water Year 2014.

Henderson, R, G Hood, E Beamer, and K Wolf. 2014. Fisher Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration 2013 Monitoring Report.

Henderson, R, A Kagley, K Fresh, EM Beamer et al. 2007. Juvenile salmon and nearshore fish use in shallow intertidal habitat associated with Race Lagoon, 2006 and 2007.

Henderson, R, and K Wolf. 2014. Fisher Slough all fish tech memo for Water Year 2013.

Hinton, S, J Blank, A McKain, G Hood, et al. 2005. Wiley Slough Estuarine Design Report.

Hood, WG. 2004a. Deepwater Slough restoration monitoring report: 2000-2003.

Hood, WG. 2004b. Indirect environmental effects of dikes on estuarine tidal channels: Thinking outside of the dike for habitat restoration and monitoring.

Hood, WG. 2004c. Likely scaling of basin area with some marine riparian zone functions in proceedings of the DFO/PSAT Sponsored Marine Riparian Experts Workshop, Tsawwassen, BC.

Hood, WG. 2006. Deepwater Slough restoration monitoring: Channel cross section comparisons, 2000-2006.

Hood, WG. 2007a. Large woody debris influences vegetation zonation in an oligohaline tidal marsh.

Hood, WG. 2007b. Scaling tidal channel geometry with marsh island area: A tool for habitat restoration, linked to channel formation process.

Hood, WG.  2009.  Habitat monitoring strategy for the tidal Skagit delta.

Hood, WG.  2010.  Tidal channel meander formation by depositional rather than erosional processes: examples from the prograding Skagit River Delta (Washington, USA).

Hood, WG. 2012. Beaver in tidal marshes: Dam effects on low-tide channel pools and fish use of estuarine habitat. (Washington, USA). Please contact Greg Hood for a copy of this document. Click here for contact information.

Hood, WG. 2013. Applying and testing a predictive vegetation model to management of the invasive cattail, Typha angustifolia L., in an oligohaline tidal marsh reveals priority effects caused by non-stationarity. The final publication is available at link: http://link.springer.com/

Hood, WG. 2014. Differences in tidal channel network geometry between reference marshes restored by historical dike breaching. Please contact Greg Hood for a copy of this document. Click here for contact information.

Hood, WG. 2015. Geographic variation in Puget Sound tidal planform geometry. Publication is available via link: http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1QCWW,3sl3OwY5

Marks, D, M Olis, K Wyman. 2004. An evaluation of the Skagit Basin coho SSHIAP/LFA database and an assessment of the DNR last fish water type map.

McBride A, EM Beamer. 2010. Feasibility assessment for salt marsh restoration at Camano Island State Park, Whidbey basin.

McBride A, EM Beamer. 2010.  Feasibility assessment for salt marsh restoration at Possession Park, Whidbey basin.

McBride A, K Wolf, EM Beamer. 2006. Skagit Bay nearshore habitat mapping.

McBride A, S Todd, O Odum, M Koschak, EM Beamer.  2009.  Developing a geomorphic model for nearshore habitat mapping and analysis.

Mickelson E.  2009.  Crescent Creek Freshwater Input Analysis.

Montgomery, DR, EM Beamer, GR Pess, TP Quinn. 1999. Channel type & salmonid spawning distribution & abundance.

Mostovetsky, A, J Phillips, M Olis, C Veldhuisen. 2014. Skagit and Sauk Tributary Stream Temperature Monitoring: 2008-2013 Results and Interpretation.

Olis, M, C Veldhuisen. 2007.  Suiattle Forest Road Sediment Reduction Assessment Phase 1-Northern Suiattle basin.

Olis, M, C Veldhuisen. 2007.  Suiattle Forest Road Sediment Reduction Assessment-Appendices.

Phillips, J, C Veldhuisen, S Morris, D Couvelier. 2011.  Skagit and Sauk River basin stream temperature monitoring: 2008-2009 progress report.

Phillips, J, C Veldhuisen, M Olis. 2009.  Using channel geometry to simplify the use of the sizing table for culverts on Type N streams.

Phillips, J, M Olis, C Veldhuisen. 2012. Channel and Fish Response to the East Fork Hooper Creek Culvert Removal.

Ramsden, K, D Smith.  2010.  Suiattle River channel mapping and Forest Road 26 erosion risk analysis.

Schmidt, S, and Island County Marine Resources Committee, 2010. Juvenile Salmon and Nearshore Fish Use in Shallow Intertidal Habitat Associated with Cornet Bay 2010.

Schmidt, S, and Island County Marine Resources Committee, 2012. Juvenile Salmon and Nearshore Fish Use in Shallow Intertidal Habitat Associated with Cornet Bay 2011.

Slater, GL. 2004. Waterbird abundance and habitat use in estuarine and agricultural habitats of the Skagit and Stillaguamish River deltas.

Smith, D. 2005. Off-channel habitat inventory and assessment for the upper Skagit River basin.

Smith, D, K Ramsden. 2006. Illabot Creek habitat restoration feasibility study.

Smith, D, K Ramsden, and S Hinton.  2011.  Reach level analysis for the Middle Skagit River Assessment.

Sobocinski, K. 2004. A comparison of tidally influenced salt marshes using a bioenergetics model for Chinook salmon.

SRSC. 2014. Summary of Fish Catch Results for Bowman Beach, Bowman Lagoon and Lottie Bay.

SSC Research Department. 2003. Estuarine fish sampling methods.

SSC & USGS. 1999. Skagit Chinook life history study progress report number 2.

SRSC, Battelle PNNL, USGS. 2008. McGlinn Island Causeway & Jetty  Habitat Restoration Feasibility Phase 1: Establishing the viability of hydraulic connectivity between Skagit and Padilla Bays.

Todd, S, O Odum, M Koschak, A McBride. 2009. Quality Assurance Methodology for Mapping Marine Shoreline Geomorphology.