Walker Basin Project

Reports

2016 Walker Project Phase III Final Report

Walker Basin Project 2016 Final Report

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Walker Basin Alternative Agriculture and Vegetation Management

Evaluating and Developing a Habitat Based Model for Trout that includes Temperature, Flow, and Food Production

Spatial Analysis, Mapping, and Database Support

DST Model Support – Spatial Data and Water Rights Information

Walker Basin Decision Support Tool (DST)

Better Understanding of Past, Present, and Possible Future Climatic Conditions in the Walker Basin

Economic Development Efforts Targeted Toward the Nevada Sub-Regions within Walker Basin



2013 Walker Project Phase II Final Report

Walker Basin Project 2010 Final Report

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Introduction

Use of Alternative Agriculture and Irrigation Scheduling Technology for Water Conservation in the Walker Basin

Restoration and Effects of the Walker River Environment on Biological Integrity and Secondary Production

Determining the Response of Walker River Aquatic Life to Incremental Changes in the River Management and Use

DST, GIS, Mapping and Database Support

Calibrating Basin-Scale Groundwater Models to Remotely Sensed Estimates of Groundwater Evapotranspiration

Walker Basin Decision Support Tool

Economic Development in the Walker Basin



2010 Walker Project Phase I Final Report

Walker Basin Project 2010 Final Report

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Introduction [PDF]

Past Elevations and Ecosystems of Walker Provide a Context for Future Management Decisions [PDF]

Project A: Instream and Lake Aquatic Health

Project B: Alternative Agriculture and Vegetation Management

Project C: Plant, Soil, and Water Interactions

Project D: Science, Politics, and Water Policy: Resolving Conflict in the Walker River Basin

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Project E: Development of Recommendations to Maximize Water Conveyance and Minimize Degradation of Water Quality in Walker Lake due to Erosion, Sediment
Transport and Salt Delivery

Project F: Development of a Decision Support Tool in Support of Water Right Acquisitions in the Walker River Basin

Project G: Economic Analysis of Water Conservation Practices for Agricultural Producers

Project H: Formulation and Implementation of Economic Development Strategies

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    Consequences to the Agricultural Economy in the Walker Basin [PDF]

Project I: Development of a Water Rights GIS Database

Project J: Wild Horse and Burro Marketing Study Pursuant to H.R. 2419, P.L. 109-103, Section 208

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Appendix 1: Responses to Peer Reviews

Appendix 2: Responses to Bureau of Reclamation Reviews


Walker Basin Project: Preserving a desert treasure

The complete Walker Basin Project is captured in this 16-page publication.