Silver Creek in Idaho
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1947 Preliminary Observations on Silver Creek by Forrest Hauck, Idaho Fish and Game. Summary
1948 History of Fishing Regulations on Silver Creek Summary
1950 Results of Tagging Study on Silver Creek by Forrest R. Hauck Summary
1953 Evaluation of Streamflow Records in Big Wood River Basin by R.P. Jones Summary
1953 Silver Creek Closure Report by James C. Simpson Summary
1953 Observations from 1953 of Aquatic Vegetation in Silver Creek by James C. Simpson Summary
1956 Silver Creek Stream Improvement by Robert B. Irving Summary
1959 Ground-Water Resources of the Middle Big Wood and Silver Creek Area by R.O. Smith Summary
1959 Geohydrologic Evaluation of Streamflow Records in the Big Wood River Basin, Idaho. Rex O. Smith 1959 Summary
1962 Quaternary Geology of the Bellevue area in Blaine and Camas Counties, Idaho by Schmidt, Dwight Lyman Summary
1963 Silver Creek Evaluation Study by Stacy V. Gebbards, Fisheries Biologist Summary
1965 Silver Creek Fishery Investigation by R.J. Bell Summary
1966 Silver Creek Evaluation Study by Robert J. Bell, Fisheries Biologist Summary
1972 Water Resources of the Big Wood River and Silver Creek Area by Paul M. Castelin and Sherl L. Chapman Summary
1975 Evapotranspiration and Climatic Data for the Silver Creek-Bellevue Triangle Blaine County, Idaho by James L. Wright USDA Summary
1975 Effects of Urbanization on the Water Resources of the Sun Valley Ketchum Area by  P. M. Castelin and J. E. Winner Summary
1976 Idaho Fish and Game Quarterly Report, Silver Creek Fisheries Investigations-Food Availability and Utilization by Trout by J. Mallet Summary
1976 The Herpetology of Silver Creek by Donald S. Sias Summary
1977 Ground Water-Surface Water Relations in the Silver Creek Area by J.A. Moreland Summary
1977 A Study of Aquatic Resources of Silver Creek at the Nature Conservancy Site by L. Francis and T.C Bjornn Summary
1977 A Preliminary Biophysical Inventory and Management Plan for the Silver Creek Biological Preserve by K. Wiley Summary
1978 Idaho Fish and Game Quarterly Report, Survey of Angler Use and Harvest by Jerry Mallet Summary
1978 Idaho Fish and Game Report, Project F-66-R by Russ Thurow Fisheries Research Biologis Summary
1978 Evaluation of Urbanization and Changes in Land use on the Water Resources of Mountain Valleys  by C.E. Brockway, K.P. Grover Summary
1979 A Concept of Natural Vegetation Patterns and Other Observations by W.R. Meiners Summary
1979 Management Implications for the Stalker Creek Ranch and Adjacent Silver Creek Preserve, Idaho by W.R. Meiners, E.G. Crosthwaite Summary
1979 Aquatic Resources in the Nature Conservancy Portion of Silver Creek by T.C. Bjornn, L.J Francis Summary
1979 The Sources and Causes of Sedimentation in Silver Creek by C.Y Manuel, J.S. Griffith and G.W. Minshall Summary
1979 The Ecology of Rainbow Trout in Stalker and Grove Creeks by J.S. Griffith Summary
1979 Ecology of Great Blue Herons on Silver Creek by N.M. Warren and M.G. Hornocker Summary
1980 Report of 1979 Work at Silver Creek by the Idaho Cooperative Fishery Research Unit by T.C. Bjornn Summary
1981-2 A Baseline Biological Study of Upper Silver Creek by J.S Griffith, F.L Rose, G.W. Minshall and C.Y. Faler Summary
1981 Report for Silver Creek Hunting The Nature Conservancy Summary
1981 Fluvial Sediments - a Summary of Source, Transportation, Deposition and Measurement of Sediment Discharge by B. R. Colby Summary
1982 Sediment Removal as a Means of Stream Habitat Improvement by J. Griffith and S. Grunder Summary
1982 Aquatic Macrophytes, Organic Detritus and Deposited Sediment of Upper Silver Creek, Stalker and Grove Creek by C.Y. Manuel-Faler Summary
1982 Benthic Invertebrates of Upper Silver Creek by G.W. Minshall, C. Yvonne Manuel-Faler and J.S. Griffith Summary
1982 A Baseline Biological Study of Those Portions of Chaney and Mud Creeks by J.S Griffith, F.L. Rose, G.W. Minshall and C.Y. Faler Summary
1983 Stream Restoration by Removal of Sediment by S. Grunder and Dr. J. Griffith Summary
1983 Biotic Responses to Removal of Sediment From a Tributary of Silver Creek by S.A. Grunder and J.S. Griffith Summary
1983 Effects of Trampling on Stream Biota in Silver Creek by S.A. Grunder Summary
1983 The Effects of Cattle Grazing on an Aquatic Stream by Graham M. Osborne Summary
1984 Mud Creek Sediment Removal Project Silt Measurement Update by S. Grunder Summary
1985 Biotic Responses to Sediment Removal in a Tributary of Silver Creek by Scott Grunder Summary
1985 A Baseline Study of That Portion of Wilson Creek by J.D. Freedman and J.S. Griffith Summary
1986 Silver Creek Evaluation by Blaine Parker and Mike Riehle, Dept. of Biological Sciences, ISU Summary
1987 Is Limited Entry Needed in Catch and Release Trout Fisheries? by J.S. Griffith Summary
1987 Additional Silver Creek Research by Mike Riehle and Blaine Parker Summary
1987 Habitat Shifts in Rainbow Trout: Competitive Influences of Brown Trout by A.J Gatz Jr, M.J. Sale and J.M Loar Summary
1987 Rainbow Trout Populations in Silver Creek Following a Decade of Catch-And-Release Regulations By M.D. Riehle, B.L. Parker, J.S. Griffith Summary
1987 Silver Creek Fishery Evaluation by B. Parker and M. Riehle Summary
1988 The Management of Exceptional Trout Stream Systems in the US by S.M. Born Summary
1988 Silver Creek Fisheries Evaluation by M. Riehle and B. Parker Summary
1989 Silver Creek Evaluation by Blaine Parker, Mike Riehle and J.S. Griffith Summary
1990 Range, Activity and Habitat of Large, Free-Ranging Brown Trout in a Michigan Stream by D.F. Clapp and R.D. Clark, Jr. Summary
1990 The Role of sediment type in growth and fecundity of mud snails (Hydrobiidae) by V. E. Forbes and G. R. Lopez Summary
1990 Visiting Hours Only, or: Catch and Release Revisited by D.W. Chapman Summary
1990 Water Resources of the Upper Big Wood River Basin by S.A. Frenzel Summary
1992 Riparian Vegetation Recovery Patterns Following Stream Channelization: A Geomorphic Perspective by C.R. Hupp Summary
1993 Water Quality Monitoring by Dallas Aronson Summary
1993 Densities and Habitat Utilization of Wood River Sculpin on Three Nature Conservancy Preserves in Idaho By DR. J.S. Griffith and K.Merkley Summary
1993 Changes in Habitat Use and Feeding Chronology of Juvenile Rainbow Trout in Fall and the Onset of Winter in Silver Creek by M.D. Riehle, J.S. Griffith Summary
1993 Evaluation of the Brown Trout Population in Upper Silver Creek and an Evaluation of it's Effect on That Fish Community By Rick Wilkison Summary
1993 Recreational Use Analysis of Silver Creek Preserve by C.J. Wasser Summary
1993 Genetic Analysis of Rainbow Trout From the Big Wood River and Trail Creek, Blaine County, Idaho by R.N. Williams and D.K. Shiozawa Summary
1994 Hydrologic Evaluation of the Big Wood River and Silver Creek Watersheds Phase 1 By C.E. Brockway, Ph.D., M. Akram Kahlown, Ph.D. Summary
1994 Evaluation of the Brown Trout Population in Upper Silver Creek and an Evaluation of it's Effect on That Fish Community By Rick Wilkison Summary
1994 Silver Creek Preserve Stream Quality Monitoring Summary by Mike Wolter, Paul Todd Summary
1995 Silver Creek Preserve Stream Quality Monitoring Executive Summary by R. Valli and E. Watters Summary
1996 Silver Creek Whirling Disease Survey by Richard Spall, Ph.D., Wade Foster, and Jack Griffith, Ph.D. Summary
1996 Brown Trout Predation in Silver Creek a Masters Thesis by Richard Wilkinson Summary
1996 Preliminary Investigation Report for Silver Creek Watershed by USDA for Blaine Soil Conservation District Summary
1996 Wood River Sculpin, Distribution in the Wood River Valley by J.S. Griffith Summary
1997 Contrasting Movement and Activity of Large Brown Trout and Rainbow Trout in Silver Creek by M.K. Young, R.A. Wilkison, J.M. Phelps lll, J.S Griffith Summary
1997 Conservation Strategy for Big Wood River Basin Wetlands by Mabel Jankovsky-Jones Conservation Data Center Summary
1997 Kilpatrick Pond Enhancement Project by Confluence Consulting, Inc. Scott Gillilan and Jim Lovell Summary
1998 Pesticides and the Silver Creek Preserve, an Assessment for Testing by Paul Todd Summary
1998 Estimates of the Economic Impact of Recreation at the Silver Creek Preserve by L. Norman Summary
1999 Hydrologic Evaluation of the Big Wood River and Silver Creek Watersheds Phase 2 by A.B. Wetzstein, C.W. Robinson, P.E., C.E. Brockway, P.E., Ph.D. Summary
1999 Irrigation Diversion Fish Loss Reduction by D.J. Megargle Summary
2000 Hydrologic Evaluation of the Big Wood and Silver Creek Watersheds by A.Lee Brown, Jr. Ph. D. Summary
2000 Thermal Tolerances of two Stream Invertebrates Exposed to Diurnally Varying Temperature by T.J. Cox and J.C. Rutherford Summary
2000 Rainbow Trout Genetics in Silver Creek by Richard N. Williams, Madison S. Powell and Matthew R. Campbell Summary
2000 Lepidoptera Species Collected at Silver Creek Preserve by A.D. Warren Summary
2001 Fine Sediment Effects on Feeding and Growth in the Invertebrate Grazers by N. Brokhuizen, S. Parker and D. Miller Summary
2001 Nitrates in Ground Water a Continuing Issue for Idaho Citizens by D. West Summary
2001 Augmented Flows in Silver Creek by A. Lee Brown, Jr. Ph.D. Summary
2001 Does distance from shore affect the degree of plant cover? : Silver Creek Preserve vs. Silver Creek West by Dr. D. Mansfield, A.M. Emery, S.L. Littlefield Summary
2001 Spatial Distribution of Three Snail Species, Including the Invader Potamopyrgus Antipodarum in a Freshwater Spring by D.C. Richards, L.D. Gazier, G.T. Lester Summary
2001-2 Additional Water Quality Data for Silver Creek by Lee Brown, Ph.D Summary
2002 Report on Water Quality Data, and Research Activity in Blaine County, Idaho by A. Lee Brown, Jr. Ph.D. Summary
2002 New Zealand Mudsnail in the Western USA Conference 2002 by C.A. Cada and B.L Kerans Summary
2002 Facilitation of Native Stream Fauna by an Invading Species? by E.S.G. Schreiber, P.S. Lake and G.P. Quinn Summary
2003 Silver Creek Symposium by Nature Conservancy of Idaho Summary
2003 Survey of the invasive New Zealand Mudsnail in Silver Creek by David C. Richards and Gary T. Lester Summary
2003 Ecological Implications of and Control Methods for Leafy Spurge in Idaho by A. M Emery and Dr. E. Yensen Summary
2003 Exotic snails dominate nitrogen and carbon cycling in a highly productive stream by R.O. Hall, J. L. Tank and M. F. Dybdahl Summary
2003 Blaine County Evaluation and Assessment of Nitrogen Sources by J.B, Connolly, K.E. Lopez-Bernal and D.L. Shaffer Summary
2004 Silver Creek Water Quality Monitoring Protocol by A. Lee Brown, Jr. Ph.D. Summary
2004 Simple Control Method to Limit the Spread of the New Zealand Mudsnail by D.C. Richards, P. O'Connell, D.C. Shinn Summary
2004 Stalker Creek Beaver Pond Management and Restoration by Brad Shoger Summary
2004 Reed Canarygrass, Control and Management in the Pacific Northwest by M. Tu Summary
2004 Idaho Fish Game night shock study on TNC property Summary
2005 A Study of the effects of age and size on the development of resistance to whirling disease by E. Ryce, A. Zale, E. MaConnell, M. Nelson Summary
2005 New Zealand mud snail notes from Bozeman MT conference 2005 Summary
2005 Facts on Silver Creek by The Nature Conservancy Summary
2005 Birds of Silver Creek by The Nature Conservancy Summary
2006 Historical Sedimentation and Sediment Transport Characteristics of Silver Creek, Idaho by Ross Perrigo Summary
2006 Parasite Causing Whirling Disease Could be Transmitted Via Fishing Waders Summary
2007 Water-Resource Trends and Comparisons Between Partial-Development and October 2006 Hydrologic Conditions by K.D. Skinner, J.R. Bartolino, A.W. Tranmer Summary
2007 Reed Canarygrass Distribution at the Nature Conservancy's Silver Creek Preserve by E. August, P. Hook, K. Salsbury Summary
2007 Kilpatrick Pond and Dam Restoration Feasibility Study-Final Report by Gillilan Associates, Inc Summary
2007 Investigations of the Invasive New Zealand mudsnail and Implications for Temperature Limitations by Christopher A. James Summary
2007 A Biological Assessment of the Benthic Macroinvertebrates in the Silver Creek Watershed by Nicholas M. Whitaker Summary
2008 Idaho Fish & Game Fish Survey of Silver and Stalker Creeks for 2007 Summary
2008 Streamside Revegetation and Reed Canarygrass Suppression at Silver Creek Preserve by Paul Hook and Jeffery Klausmann, Intermountain Aquatics, Inc Summary
2009 Ground-Water Budgets for the Wood River Valley Aquifer System, South-Central Idaho, 1995–2004 by James R. Bartolino Summary
2010 Silver Creek Watershed An Ecological Enhancement Strategy for Silver Creek, Idaho by Ecosystem Sciences Foundation Summary
2011 2011 Annual Silver Creek Report by Ecosystem Sciences Foundation Summary
2011 Dynamics of New Zealand mudsnail infestations and seasonal water temperatures in intermountain North America by C.M. Moffitt C.A. James Summary
2012 2012 Annual Silver Creek Report by Ecosystem Sciences Foundation Summary
2012 Bellevue Hydrogeologic Framework of the Wood River Valley Aquifer System, South-Central Idaho by USGS Summary
2012 Quality of Groundwater and Surface Water, Wood River Valley, South-Central Idaho, July and August 2012 by USGS Summary
2012 Relative Influence of Physical and Anthropogenic Variables on Instream Habitat in Silver Creek by Briana Corry Schultz Summary
2013 Groundwater Resources of the Wood River Valley, Idaho: A Groundwater-Flow Model for Resource Management by USGS Summary
2013 2013 Annual Silver Creek Report by Ecosystem Sciences Foundation Summary
2013 Geologic Map of Blaine County Summary
2013 Integrated Hydrologic Model of the Wood River Valley and Stream Temperature Model of  the Silver Creek Basin by Maria C. Loinaz Summary
2014 Macroinvertebrate Assessment on Kilpatrick Pond (ongoing) by USGS Summary
2014 USGS Ecological Monitoring at Silver Creek Preserve by USGS Summary
2014 Nature Conservancy Rainbow and Brown trout redd counts (ongoing) Summary
2014 2014 Annual Silver Creek Report by Ecosystem Sciences Foundation Summary
2016 Idaho Department of Water Resources Summary of Ground Water Conditions in the Big Wood River Ground Water Area 2016 Update by: Allan Wylie Summary