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Beechie, T. and S. Bolton. 1999. An approach to restoring salmonid habitat-forming processes in Pacific Northwest watersheds. Fisheries 24(4):6-15.ftp://frap.cdf.ca.gov/pub/incoming/TAC/T_I%20renotice%20tech%20doc%20August%2009%20%20KIRSTEN/BeechieBolton1999.pdf
Benda, L. and P. Bigelow. 2014. On the patterns and processes of wood in northern California streams. Geomorphology 209: 79–97. http://bigwatershed.com/documents/benda_bigelow_wood_2014.pdf
Benegar, J.R. 2011. Evaluation of constructed wood jams in a forest, gravelbed stream. Master’s thesis, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California. http://humboldt-dspace.calstate.edu/bitstream/handle/2148/779/Benegar_Thesis_Evaluation_Constructed_Wood_Jams_July_2011.pdf?sequence=4
Bennett, S., G. Pess, N. Bouwes, P. Roni, R.E. Bilby, S. Gallagher, J. Ruzycki, T. Buehrens, K. Krueger, W. Ehinger, J. Anderson, C. Jordan, B. Bowersox, and C. Greene. 2016. Progress and challenges of testing the effectiveness of stream restoration in the Pacific Northwest using intensively monitored watersheds. Fisheries 41: 92-103. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03632415.2015.1127805
Bilby, R. E., and  P.A. Bisson.1998. Function and distribution of large woody debris. Pages 324-346 in Naiman, R. J. and R.E. Bilby, editors. River ecology and management: lessons from the Pacific Coastal ecoregion. New York: Springer-Verlag. http://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/lwm/aem/docs/bisson/1998_bisson_function_and_distribution_of_lwd.pdf
Bisson P.A., J.L. Nielson, R.A. Palmalson, and L.E. Grove. 1982. A system of naming habitat types in small streams, with examples of habitat utilization by salmonids during low stream flow. Pages 62–73 in Armantrout, N.B., editor. Acquisition and utilization of aquatic habitat inventory information. Proceedings American Fisheries Society, Portland, Oregon. http://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/lwm/aem/docs/bisson/1981_bisson_acquisition_and_utilization.pdf
Bisson, P. A., R. E. Bilby, M. D. Bryant, C. A. Dolloff, G. B. Grette, R. A. House, M. L. Murphy, K. V. Koski, and J. R. Sedell. 1987. Large woody debris in forested streams in the Pacific Northwest: past, present, and future. Pages 143-190 in E. O. Salo and T. W. Cundy, editors. Streamside management: forestry and fishery interactions. College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. http://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/lwm/aem/docs/bisson/1987_bisson_large_woody_debris.pdf
Bouwes, N., S. Bennett and J. Wheaton. 2016. Adapting adaptive management for testing the effectiveness of stream restoration: an intensively monitored watershed example. Fisheries 41: 84-91. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03632415.2015.1127806
Boyer, K.L., Berg, D.R., S.V. Gregory. 2003. Riparian management for wood in rivers. Pages 407-420 inS. V. Gregory, K.L. Boyer, and A. M. Gurnell, editors. The ecology and management of wood in world rivers. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 37, Bethesda, Maryland.
California Department of Fish and Game. 2004. Recovery strategy for California coho salmon. Report to the California Fish and Game Commission. Sacramento, California. http://www.dfg.ca.gov/fish/REsources/Coho/SAL_CohoRecoveryRpt.asp
Cedarholm, C.J., R.E. Bilby, P.A. Bisson, T.W. Bumstead, B.R. Fransen, W.J. Scarlett and J.W. Ward. 1997. Response of juvenile coho salmon and steelhead to placement of large woody debris in a coastal Washington stream. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 17:947-963. http://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/lwm/aem/docs/bisson/1997_bisson_response_of_juvenile_to_lwd_in_coastal_stream.pdf
Fausch, K. D. 1984. Profitable stream positions for salmonids: relating specific growth rate to net energy gain. Canadian Journal of Zoology 62: 441-451.
Fausch, K. D. and T.G. Northcote. 1992. Large woody debris and salmonid habitat in a small coastal British Columbia stream. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 49: 682-693.http://faculty.forestry.ubc.ca/hinch/Fausch_and_Northcote_1992.pdf
Flosi, G., S. Downie, J. Hopelain, M. Bird, R. Coey, and B. Collins. 1998. California Salmonid Stream Habitat Restoration Manual. Third Edition. Inland Fisheries Division. California Department of Fish and Game. Sacramento, California. http://www.dfg.ca.gov/fish/resources/habitatmanual.asp
Gonor, J.J., J.R. Sedell and P.A. Benner. 1988. What we know about large trees in estuaries, in the sea, and on coastal beaches. Pages 83-113 in C. Maser, R.F. Tarrant, J.M. Trappe, and J.F. Franklin, editors. From the forest to the sea: a story of fallen trees. General Technical Report PNW- GTR-229.  USDA Forest Service, Portland Oregon. http://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/pubs/229chpt4.pdf
House, R. A., and P.L. Boehne.1986. Effects of instream structure on salmonid habitat and populations in Tobe Creek, Oregon. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 6: 38-46.
Kail, J, D. Hering, S. Muhar, M. Gerhard and S. Preis. 2007. The use of large wood in stream restoration: experiences from 50 projects in Germany and Austria. Journal of Applied Ecology 44: 1145–1155.
Moyle, P.B., J.A. Israel, S.E. Purdy. 2008. Salmon, steelhead and trout in California: Status of an emblematic fauna. A report commissioned by California Trout. University of California Davis Center for Watershed Sciences, Davis, California. http://watershed.ucdavis.edu/pdf/SOS-Californias-Native-Fish-Crisis-Final-Report.pdf
Nagayama, S. and F. Nakamura. 2010. Fish habitat rehabilitation using wood in the world. Lanscape and Ecological Engineering 6: 289–305.
Naiman, R. J., E.V. Balian, K.K. Bartz, R.E. Bilby, and J.J. Latterell. 2002. Dead wood Dynamics in stream ecosystems. USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-181.http://www.fs.fed.us/psw/publications/documents/gtr-181/005_Naiman.pdf
National Marine Fisheries Service. 2010. Public draft recovery plan for central California coast coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) evolutionarily significant unit. National Marine Fisheries Service, Southwest Region, Santa Rosa, California. http://www.swr.noaa.gov/recovery/Coho_Recovery_Plan_031810.htm
Roni, P. and T. P. Quinn. 2001. Effects of wood placement on movements of trout and juvenile coho salmon in natural and artificial stream channels. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 130:675-685.
Roni, P., K. Hanson, and T. Beechie. 2008. Global review of the physical and biological effectiveness of stream habitat rehabilitation techniques.North American Journal of Fisheries Management 28: 856–890.http://gis.ess.washington.edu/grg/courses/ess320/readings/Roni%20et%20al%202008%20global%20review%20of%20the%20physical%20and%20biological%20effectiveness%20of%20stream%20habitat%20rehabilitation%20techniques.pdf
Sedell, J. R., P. A. Bisson, E J. Swanson, and S. V. Gregory. 1988. What we know about large trees that fall into streams and rivers. Pages 47-81 in C. Maser, R.F. Tarrant, J.M. Trappe, and J.E. Franklin, From the forest to the sea: a story of fallen trees. U.S. Forest Service General Technical Report PNW-GTR-229.http://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/pubs/229chpt3.pdf
Whiteway, S., P. Biron, A. Zimmermann, V. Oscar, and J. Grand. 2010. Do in-stream restoration structures enhance salmonid abundance? A meta-analysis. Canadian Journal of Fish and Aquatic Sciences 67:831-841.http://www.biol.wwu.edu/peterson/Whiteway_et_al.pdf
Wooster, J. andS. Hilton. 2004. Large woody debris volumes and accumulation rates in cleaned streams in redwood forest in south­ern Humboldt County, California. Res. Note PSW-RN-426. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA ForestService, Albany, California. http://www.fs.fed.us/psw/publications/documents/psw_rn426/psw_rn426.pdf

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