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    • Service Learning on the River: Educating for Sustainability in the NRV 

      Pearce, Annie (New River Symposium, 2017-05-16)
      The New River is influenced by a variety of pressures ranging from economic development and attendant environmental impacts, to changing community expectations and choices, to infrastructure investments by local government. ...
    • Eastern Hellbender 

      Blatny, Doug (New River Symposium, 2017-05-16)
      Program will include a presentation about the natural history of the Eastern Hellbender. Following will be a discussion about the baseline study results concerning the Eastern Hellbender's population in the South Fork New ...
    • Watauga High School Rain Garden—A Community Partnership 

      England, Laura (New River Symposium, 2017-05-16)
      Ongoing urban development in the Town of Boone has meant increasing coverage of pavement and other impervious surfaces. Local tributaries of the South Fork New River, like Hardin Creek, show symptoms of “urban stream ...
    • Natural history, threats, and current research related to Candy Darter (Etheostoma osburni) in Virginia 

      McBaine, Katie E.; Angermeier, Paul L. (New River Symposium, 2017-05-16)
      The candy darter (Etheostoma osburni) is a small riffle-dwelling, non-game fish species endemic to the New River drainage in Virginia and West Virginia. It is narrowly restricted to medium-size streams with cold-cool ...
    • The Stroubles Creek Watershed: History of Development and Chronicles of Research 

      Younos, Tamim (New River Symposium, 2017-05-16)
      Dr. Younos launched the Stroubles Creek Watershed Initiative in 1999. The major goal of the Initiative was to provide research, educational, and service-learning opportunities to Virginia Tech students. A secondary goal ...
    • Community and Sustainability Along the New River 

      Hansell, Tom; Redding, Mary Anne; Wagner, Kelsey (New River Symposium, 2017-05-16)
      In 2016, students at Appalachian State University partnered with the New River Conservancy (NRC) on a series of projects designed to celebrate the NRC’s 40th anniversary and to highlight current issues in the upper New ...
    • ReNew the New: An Approach for Regional River Clean-ups on the New River 

      Gottfredson, Michael (New River Symposium, 2017-05-16)
      In August 2016, the New River Valley successfully held its first regional river clean-up event in Radford, called “Fall into the New.” Four hundred volunteers and representatives from Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, and Pulaski ...
    • The National Park Service in Southern West Virginia 

      Allison, Amanda (New River Symposium, 2017-05-16)
      The National Park Service manages three units in southern West Virginia, New River Gorge National River, Gauley River National Recreation Area, and Bluestone National Scenic River. All three units were designated for their ...
    • Marker-assisted restoration of native New River walleye 

      Harris, Sheila; Copeland, John R.; Palmer, George; Hallerman, Eric (New River Symposium, 2017-05-16)
      Walleye (Sander vitreus) is an important game fish in the Upper New River, with March and April walleye fishing effort from Buck Dam to Claytor Lake increasing from 49 to 66% of total fishing effort between 2007 and 2016. ...
    • Program Overview, New River Symposium 2019 

      Unknown author (New River Symposium, 2019-04-11)
      A program overview for the New River Symposium held April 11-12, 2019, at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.
    • Mucking Around with Aquatic Plants in Claytor Lake: What Have We Learned? 

      Copeland, John R.; Blankenship, Joan; Walters, Laura (New River Symposium, 2019-04-12)
      Aquatic vegetation is an important habitat component in southern reservoirs, but native vegetation in these important fisheries is often displaced by unwanted non-native species, creating less desirable habitat conditions. ...
    • Back to the Future: The TIA Alliance as a Student Recruitment Tool 

      Copeland, John R.; Smith, A. Kirk; Murphy, Brian R. (New River Symposium, 2019-04-12)
      Future natural resource management success depends on a workforce of well-trained, motivated, and relevant conservation professionals. Today’s high school students need to ‘rub elbows’ with inspirational natural resource ...
    • The New River Grant Trail: From 5ML to 5 Liters 

      Blankenship, Joan (New River Symposium, 2019-04-12)
      This presentation is designed to show the connection between native habitat restoration and the funding that is necessary to make the projects happen. The BASS Nation of Virginia with a partnership between Virginia Department ...
    • Fish, Fishing, and Ecosystem Services and Dysfunctions in the New River 

      Orth, Donald J. (New River Symposium, 2019-04-12)
      This paper reviews the selected ecosystem services provided by New River to riverside communities. I also highlight threats to sustaining these services and dysfunctions and possibilities for restoration. A framework of ...
    • Unlocking New Insights into Riverscapes with Drone-based Laser Scanners 

      Hession, W. Cully (New River Symposium, 2019-04-12)
      Measurement of physical characteristics across space and time is essential for research and management of aquatic ecosystems. Physical parameters help us quantify and understand channel morphology, aquatic and riparian ...
    • Effects of Land Cover and Riparian Buffers on Coldwater Fish Assemblages in Upper South Fork New River Headwater Streams 

      Sanders, C. L.; Kinlaw, T.; Colby, J.; Martin, D.; Goughnour, E.; Kuntz, N.; Spagnolo, W.; Buckner, G.; Tuberty, S. (New River Symposium, 2019-04-12)
      Riparian vegetation is an essential component of a stream ecosystem. Riparian buffers reduce runoff contamination, improve bank stability, and produce shading that regulates the water temperature for many organisms that ...
    • Middle Fork New River Restoration Prioritization Plan 

      Jennings, Greg; Patoprsty, Wendy; Blount, Chelsea; Hartsell, Jonathan (New River Symposium, 2019-04-12)
      The Middle Fork Greenway is an emerging multi-use greenway connecting the towns of Blowing Rock and Boone along the Middle Fork New River in Watauga County, NC. We developed a comprehensive River Restoration Prioritization ...