Bushkill Creek Watershed References & Reports

LandStudies, 2009. Visual Assessment of Stream Features Contributing to Flooding along the Main Stem of the Bushkill Creek.[available in electronic form upon request]

Hanover Engineering, 2009. Upper Bushkill Creek Watershed Coldwater Conservation Plan. [available in electronic form upon request]

Leonhardt, L. 2008. Macroinvertebrate Survey Report, Upper Bushkill Creek, Northampton County, PA.

Leonhardt, L. 2008. Fish Survey Report, Bushkill Creek and Sober's Run, Northampton County, PA.

Kney, A.D., and D. Brandes, 2007. A Graphical Screening Method for Assessing Stream Water Quality Using Specific Conductivity and Alkalinity Data. J. Environ. Management, 82(4):519-528

Risser, D.W., 2006. Simulated water budgets and ground-water/surface-water interactions in Bushkill and parts of Monocacy Creek watersheds, Northampton County, Pennsylvania-a preliminary study with identification of data needs. Report available at available at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr20061143

Urban Research and Development Corporation (URDC), 2005.Two Rivers Area Greenways Plan. [BSC served as the steering committee for this report]

Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC), 2004. Lower Delaware Monitoring Program: 2000-2003 Results and Water Quality Management Recommendations. Report available at www.state.nj.us/drbc/LD/index.htm

Heritage Conservancy, 2004. Lehigh & Northampton Counties Riparian Buffer Assessment. [Appendix C and Attachments 1-3 of this report were prepared for Bushkill Stream Conservancy]

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, 2004. Natural Features Plan Northampton County. Map prepared for the Northampton County Open Space and Natural Areas Program.

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, 2004. Northampton County Open Space and Natural Areas Program Draft Copy.

Brandes, D., and D. Germanoski, 2002. A Comprehensive Watershed Instrumentation Program for Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Education at Lafayette College. Proceedings of the 2002 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Montreal.

Earth Tech, Inc. 2002. Groundwater Study and Plan, Hercules Cement Company.

Easton Area High School (EAHS) Students Against Violating the Earth (SAVE), Annual report for 2002.

Groenendall and Jones, 2001. Two Rivers Area Watershed Conservation Management Plan. (Addenda #1 of this document is the 2000 Bushkill Creek Watershed Management Plan Goals and Recommendations)

Bushkill Stream Conservancy, 2000. Bushkill Creek Watershed Management Plan Goals and Recommendations. 12 pp.

The Nature Conservancy, 1999. A Natural Areas Inventory of Lehigh and Northampton Counties.

Bradt, P.T., Urban, M., Goodman, N., Bissell, S., and Spiegel, I., 1999. Stability and resilience in benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages, Impact of physical disturbance over twenty-five years. Hydrobiologia 403: 123-133.

Hobbs, A. 1998. Land Use, Precipitation, and Stream Discharge Effects on Nitrate Variations in the Lower Bushkill Creek Drainage Basin., Lafayette College Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, B.S. Honors thesis.

Germanoski, D., Braunwell, P., Coykendall, J.P., and Kelsey, J. 1993. Effects of agriculture, housing development, and industry on water quality in a small drainage basin, Bushkill Creek, Pennsylvania. Geological Society of America - Northeast Section, Abstracts with Programs, v. 25, no. 2, p. A18.

Joint Planning Commission (JPC) Lehigh-Northampton Counties, 1992. Bushkill Creek Watershed Act 167 Storm Water Management Plan.

Coykendall J.P., 1992. A case study of the variability of nitrogen levels in Bushkill Creek, Northampton County, PA. Lafayette Geology Department, B.S. Honors Thesis.

Wildlands Conservancy, 1991. Bushkill Stream Greenway Project, 15 pp.

Braunwell, P. 1991. Non-point source contaminants and water quality in Bushkill Creek. Lafayette Geology Department, A.B. Honors Thesis.

Kelsey, J. 1990. The Bushkill Creek: a point source study. Lafayette College Geology Department, A.B. Thesis.

Bradt, P.T., 1975. The impact of flooding on the water quality of a trout stream, Proc. Penn Acad. Sci., 49:47-50.

Bradt, P.T., 1974. The ecology of the benthic macroinvertebrate fauna of the Bushkill Creek, Northampton County, PA. Ph.D. Dissertation, Lehigh University, 182 pp.

United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service (SCS), 1974. Soil Survey of Northampton County Pennsylvania.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1972. Flood Plain Information, Bushkill Creek, Vicinity of Easton, Pennsylvania. Report for the Lehigh-Northampton Joint Planning Commission, 31 pp.

Young, R.K., 1972. Environmental baseline study of the Bushkill Creek, National Science Foundation undergraduate research project, Lafayette College, 238 pp.

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