CSUC Ecological Reserves Research Reports

Research theses and projects may also be found by searching the CSU, Chico CDR (Chico Digital Repository).

Adams, Chloe, 2015: Slope Stability Analysis of a Small Intermittent Failure

Aslan, Clare, 2010: Implications of newly-formed seed-dispersal mutualisms between birds and introduced plants in northern California, USA

Benigno, Gina Marie, 2011: Invertebrate Drift in Neighboring Perrenial and Seasonal Tributaries of the Sacramento River

Bergmann, Jean-Phillipe, 2013: Prezygotic Reproductive Isolation Between Mimulus guttatus and Mimulus galucescens

Bright, Lisa, 2011: Taphonomic Signatures of Animal Scavenging in Northern California: A Forensic Anthropological Analysis

Cresswell, Danielle, 2004: Summer Stream Temperatures Experienced by Adult Spring-Run Chinook Salmon in a Central Valley Stream

Daly, Jennifer, 2009: The Temporal Nature of Things

Daniele, Ninette, 2014:Blood Profiles in Western Pond Turtles (Emys marmorata) from a Nature Reserve and Comparison with a Population from a Modified Habitat

Daniele, et al., 2011: Relationship Between Avian and Vegetation Diversities in an Ecotonal Habitat

DeCarvalho, Patrick, 2012: Stream Gauging, Groundwater Monitoring, and Isotopic Analysis in Big Chico Creek, California

DeVost, Erec, 2008:Methods for Vegetation Mapping in the Cascade/Sierra Nevada Foothills: A Case Study of Big Chico Creek Watershed, Chico, California

Garcia, Dawn: Northern Saw‐whet Owl Migration Monitoring Project Summary, 2015

Gonzalez, Marisol, 2014: Stratal Geometries of Tuscan Deposits in Big Chico Creek Canyon Outcrops and in the Subsurface Underlying Chico, California

Habecker, Nicole, 2012: Ecogeographical and Intrinsic Postzygotic Isolation Between Mimulus guttatus and Mimulus galucescens

Hamill, Timmarie, 2012: Environmental Education Linking Academic Needs with Resource Management Goals 

Linden, 1999: Correlation Between Habitat Characteristics and Native Perennial Grass Species

Lynch, Mark, 2011: Beetle Response to Seasonal Prescribed Fire in Blue Oak (Quercus douglasii) Woodlands of Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve

McCall, William, 2014: Evaluating Bilateral Asymmetry of the Adult Western Pond Turtle (Emys marmorata)

C. Martin, M Ocken, M. Sopoliga: Habitat Utilization and Selection by Birds within a Chaparral Community with Notes on Avian and Plant Diversity, June 2005.

Maslin, Paul:Blue Oak Age and Growth in the Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve

Miller et al., 2015: The origin and genetic differentiation of the socially parasitic aphid Tamalia inquilinus

Miller, 2004: The Ecology of Inquilism in Communally Parasitic Tamalia Aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae).

Murphy & Perkins, 2006: Spring, Creek, and Groundwater Chemistry in the Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve and the Butte Basin, California

Perkins, Carol, 2013: Geologic and Hydrologic Controls on Spring, Stream, and Ground Water Chemistry in the the Big Chico Creek Watershed and Butte Basin, California

Rizzo, Abigail, 2012: Vegetation Management Plan: Butte Creek and Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve Complex

Shaw, Julie, 2014: Winter Ecology of Northern Saw-whet owls (Aegolius acadicus) in the Sierra Nevada Foothills of California

Shedd, Jackson, 2009: Bilateral Asymmetry in Two Secondary Sexual Characters in the Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporos occidentalis): Implications for a Correlation with Lateralized Aggression

Stone, Brandee, 2011: Analysis of Environmental Bacteria Capable of Utilizing Reduced Phosphorus Compounds

Street, Quinn, 2009: Regional Paleo-Topographic Setting of the Lovejoy Basalt, Northern California

Taylor, Brian, 2012: Relatedness Among Galling Aphids as Determined by AFLP Analysis

Willard, Eric, 2009: Temperature and Relative Humidity Gradients of Intermittent and Perennial Tributaries in Northern California

Wittsell, Rick, 2008: Density-Dependent Seasonal Home Range Size Change in Female Columbian Black-Tailed Deer