The Middle Rio Grande: A Scholar’s Guide to the Law, Science, Literature, and Citizens of the River

Denise Fort and Theresa Strike, UNM School of Law

December 3, 2009

Bibliography

History, Anthropology, Archeology

Frank C. Hibben, Sites of the Paleo-Indian in the middle Rio Grande Valley, 17 American Antiquities 41 (1951).

John Martin Campbell and Florence Hawley Ellis, The Artrisco sites: Cochise manifestations in the Middle Rio Grande Valley, 17 American Antiquities 211 (1952).

Theodore R. Reinhart, The Rio Rancho Phase: a preliminary report on early Basketmaker culture in the middle Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico, 32 American Antiquities 458 (1967).

D. Bruce Dickson, Settlement pattern stability and change in the middle northern Rio Grande Region, New Mexico: a test of some hypotheses, 40 American Antiquities 159 (1975).

Michael Welsh, The United States Army Corps Of Engineers In The Middle Rio Grande Valley, 1935-1955, 60 N. M. Historical Rev. 295 (1985).

Sandra Lee Pinel, Stopping the Flood of Damages from Cochiti Dam, Cultural Survival Quarterly June, 1988, at 25.

Elinore M. Barrett, The Geography of the Rio Grande Pueblos in the Seventeenth Century, 49 Ethnohistory 123 (2002).

George Allen Agogino, Possible paleo-Indian skeletal material in the middle Rio Grande, 1 Science of Man 123 (1961).

Bruce B. Huckell and, J. David Kilby, Boca Negra Wash, a new Folsom site in the middle Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico, 17 Current research in the Pleistocene 45 (2000).

George Allen Agogino, San José sites: a Cochise-like manifestation in the Middle Rio Grande,

J. David Kilby et al., Demolition Road, a new Clovis site in the middle Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico, 22 Current research in the Pleistocene 54 (2005).

George Allen Agogino, Survey of Paleo-Indian sites along the middle Rio Grande drainage.

Jerry Dawson and William J. Judge., Paleo-Indian sites and topography in the middle Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico.

Thomas R. Hester, Observations on recent field work and analysis along the middle Rio Grande.

Theodore R. Reinhart, The Alameda Phase: an early Basketmaker III culture in the middle Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico.

Solveig A. Turpin, Shields and shield bearers in the rock art of the middle Rio Grande, Tierra v. 18, no. 2, 1991. pp. 5-12.

Acequia culture : water, land, and community in the Southwest by José A. Rivera, (1998)

Archaeological implications of European contact: demography, settlement, and land use in the Middle Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico by Mark Thomas Lycett. (1995)

A cultural resources overview of the middle Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico by Linda Cordell S. (1979)

Great river: the Rio Grande in North American history by Paul Horgan (1954)

Man and resources in the middle Rio Grande valley by Allan G. Harper, Andrew R. Cordova and Kalvero Oberg (1943)

River of culture, river of power: Identity, modernism, and contest in the Middle Rio Grande Valley, 1848-1947 by Orona, Kenneth M., Ph.D., Yale University, 1998, 251 pages

Glazeware pottery production and distribution in the upper-middle Rio Grande Valley by Morales, Thomas Michael, Ph.D., The University of New Mexico, 1997, 1054 pages

Archaeological implications of European contact: Demography, settlement, and land use in the middle Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico by Lycett, Mark Thomas, Ph.D., The University of New Mexico, 1995, 760 pages

Late Archaic Cultures Of The Middle Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico: A Study Of The Process Of Culture Change by Reinhart, Theodore Russell, Ph.D., The University of New Mexico, 1968, 406 pages

Physical Sciences

Science Books and Articles

M Molles, Effects of an experimental flood on litter dynamics in the middle Rio Grande riparian ecosystem, 11 Regulated Rivers 275 (1995).

Lisa M. Ellis et al., Surface-Active Arthropod Communities in Native and Exotic Riparian Vegetation in the Middle Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico, 45 Southwest Naturalist 456 (2000).

A. Trafton, Water relations and water source utilization by native and non-native species along the middle Rio Grande, New Mexico, USA, 89 Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts 510 (2004).

John P. Taylor and Loren M. Smith, Migratory Bird Use of Belowground Foods in Moist-Soil Managed Wetlands in the Middle Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico, 33 Wildlife Society Bulletin 574 (2005).

Joydeep Bhattacharjee at al., Controlled Flooding And Staged Drawdown For Restoration Of Native Cottonwoods In The Middle Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico, USA, 26 Wetlands 691 (2006).

James R. R Cleverly, Riparian ecohydrology: regulation of water flux from the ground to the atmosphere in the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico, 20 Hydrological Process 3207 (2006).

David E. Cowley, Strategies for Ecological Restoration of the Middle Rio Grande in New Mexico and Recovery of the Endangered Rio Grande Silvery Minnow, 14 Reviews in Fisheries Science 169 (2006).

Megan J. Osborne et al., Genetic Effects of Hatchery Propagation and Rearing in the Endangered Rio Grande Silvery Minnow, Hybognathus amarus, 14 Reviews in Fisheries Science 127 (2006).

D. Max Smith et al, Cicada Emergence In Southwestern Riparian Forest: Influences Of Wildfire And Vegetation Composition, 16 Ecological Applications 1608 (2006).

John P. Taylor et al., Evaluation Of Woody Plant Restoration In The Middle Rio Grande: Ten Years After, 26 Wetlands 1151 (2006).

D. E. Cowley at al., Fish assemblages and seasonal movements of fish in irrigation canals and river reaches of the middle Rio Grande, New Mexico (USA), 16 Ecology of Freshwater Fish 548 (2007).

D.R. Harp, An evaporation estimation model using optimized fuzzy learning from example algorithm with an application to the riparian zone of the Middle Rio Grande in New Mexico, U.S.A. , 208 Ecological Modeling 119 (2007).

Gretchen P. Oelsner at al., Nitrogen Sources And Sinks Within The Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico, 43 J. Am. Water Resour. Assoc.] 850 (2007).

Nabil Shafike et al., NATIVE Versus INVASIVE: Plant Water Use in the Middle Rio Grande Basin, 6 Nov/Dec Southwest Hydrology at 28 (2007).

H.L. Bateman at al., Abundance and reproduction of toads (Bufo) along a regulated river in the southwestern United States: Importance of flooding in riparian ecosystems 72 Journal of Arid Environments 1613 (2008).

Heather L. Bateman et al., Impact of Non-Native Plant Removal on Lizards in Riparian Habitats in the Southwestern United States, 16 Restoration Ecology 180 (2008).

Terrestrial vegetation inventory of water delivery systems between San Acacia Diversion and the Bosque Del Apache National Wildlife Refuge by Jon C. Boren (2005)

Ecology, Diversity And Sustainability Of The Middle Rio Grande Basin by Deborah M. Finch and Joseph A. Tainter (2004)

From the Rio to the Sierra an environmental history of the middle Rio Grande Basin by Dan Scurlock. (1998).

Middle Rio Grande Basin study by James R. Bartolino (1997)

New Mexico's natural heritage: biological diversity in the Land of Enchantment by Esteban A. Herrera and L. F. Huenneke (1996)

Ecology, diversity, and sustainability of the Middle Rio Grande Basin Author:, Deborah M. Finch and Joseph A. Tainter (1995)

Murray D. Feldman and Michael J. Brennan, The Growing Importance Of Critical Habitat For Species Conservation, 16-FALL Nat. Resources & Env't 88 (2001).

A case for classifying the Rio Grande silvery minnow (Hybognathus amarus) as an omnivore by Magana, Hugo A., Ph.D., The University of New Mexico, 2007, 109 pages

Ecological restoration: Examples from the Middle Rio Grande by Bateman, Heather L., Ph.D., The University of New Mexico, 2007, 90 pages

Belowground dynamics in cottonwood forests along the middle Rio Grande by Harner, Mary J., Ph.D., The University of New Mexico, 2006, 122 pages

Current and historical aquatic food webs of the middle Rio Grande, New Mexico by Edwards, Melanie S., Ph.D., The University of New Mexico, 2006, 94 pages

Effects of flood regime and riparian plant species on soil nitrogen cycling along the middle Rio Grande: Implications for restoration by Follstad Shah, Jennifer Jo, Ph.D., The University of New Mexico, 2006, 148 pages

Scaling riparian evapotranspiration to canopies along the middle Rio Grande corridor in central New Mexico by McDonnell, Dianne Elaine, Ph.D., The University of New Mexico, 2006, 178 pages

Ecological stoichiometry of riparian trees and arthropods: Effects of flooding and exotic species along the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico by Tibbets, Teresa Margaret, Ph.D., The University of New Mexico, 2005, 104 pages

Southwestern avian community organization in exotic Tamarix: Environmental correlates of geographic and local-scale patterns by Walker, Hira Alison, Ph.D., The University of New Mexico, 2005, 128 pages

Saltcedar and cottonwood riparian evapotranspiration in the Middle Rio Grande by Bawazir, Abdulrahman Salim, Ph.D., New Mexico State University, 2000, 224 pages

Climatic stress in the Middle Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico: An evaluation of changes in foraging behaviors during the Late Archaic/Basketmaker II period by Dello-Russo, Robert D., Ph.D., The University of New Mexico, 1999, 321 pages

Floods and fire along the Rio Grande: The role of disturbance in the riparian forest by Ellis, Lisa Michele, Ph.D., The University of New Mexico, 1999, 116 pages

Trophic and morphological relationships of a middle Rio Grande fish community by Fries, Loraine Thomas, M.S., The University of Texas at El Paso, 1987, 63 pages

John P Taylor and Loren M. Smith, Chufa management in the middle Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico, 31 Wildlife Society Bulletin 156 (2003).

Richard L. Schroeder et al., Managing National Wildlife Refuges For Historic Or Non-Historic Conditions: Determining The Role Of The Refuge In The Ecosystem, 44 Nat. Resources J. 1185 (2004).

River Flows and Reservoirs

L.Niel Plummer, Hydrochemical tracers in the middle Rio Grande Basin, USA: Conceptualization of groundwater flow, 12 Hydrogeology journal 359 (2004).

Vincent C. C. Tidwell, System dynamics modeling for community-based water planning: Application to the Middle Rio Grande, 66 Aquatic sciences 357 (2004).

Ramchand Oad and Rachel Kullman, Managing Irrigation for Better River Ecosystems—A Case Study of the Middle Rio Grande, 132 Journal Of Irrigation And Drainage Engineering 579 (2006).

David S. Vinson et al., Biogeochemistry at the zone of intermittent saturation: Field-based study of the shallow alluvial aquifer, Rio Grande, New Mexico, 3 Geosphere 366 (2007).

A.M. Helmus at al., Surface Water Seepage Effects On Shallow Ground-Water Quality Along The Rio Grande In Northern New Mexico, 45 J. Am. Water Resour. Assoc. 407 (2009).

Claudia Leon at al., Case Study: Equivalent Widths of the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico, 135 Journal Of Hydraulic Engineering 306 (2009).

Geochemical characterization of ground-water flow in the Santa Fe Group aquifer system, Middle Rio Grande basin, New Mexico by L. Niel. Plummer (2004)

Groundwater recharge in a desert environment : the southwestern United States by James F. Hogan and Fred M. Phillips (2004)

Use of environmental tracers to estimate parameters for a predevelopment ground-water-flow model of the Middle Rio Grande Basin, New Mexico by Ward E. Sanford  (2004)

Simulated effects of ground-water management scenarios on the Santa Fe group aquifer system, Middle Rio Grande Basin, New Mexico, 2001-40 by Laura M. Bexfield and Douglas McAda  (2003)

Flood pulsing in wetlands : restoring the natural hydrological balance by Beth Middleton. (2002)

Ground-water resources of the Middle Rio Grande Basin, New Mexico by James R. Bartolino and James C. Cole (2002)

Simulation of ground-water flow in the Middle Rio Grande Basin between Cochiti and San Acacia, New Mexico by Douglas P. McAda and Peggy Barroll. (2002)

Mountain-front recharge along the eastern side of the Middle Rio Grande Basin, Central New Mexico by Scott K. Anderholm (2001)

U.S. Geological Survey Middle Rio Grande Basin study: proceedings of the fourth annual workshop, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 15-16, 2000 by  James C. Cole (2001)

U.S. Geological Survey middle Rio Grande basin study proceedings of the third annual workshop, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 24-25, 1999 (1999)

U.S. Geological Survey middle Rio Grande Basin study proceedings of the second annual workshop, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 10-11, 1998 by Janet L. Slate (1998)

U.S. Geological Survey Middle Rio Grande Basin Study--proceedings of the first annual workshop, Denver, Colorado, November 12-14, 1996 by James R Bartolino (1997)

Middle Rio Grande water assessment: final report by, Steve Hansen and Chris Gorbach. (1997)

Hydrology of the Middle Rio Grande from Velarde to Elephant Butte Reservoir, New Mexico by T. F. Bullard and Stephen G. Wells (1992)

John W. Hernández, An Analysis Of The Drought Of 1996 In The Middle Río Grande Valley Of New Mexico, 39 Nat. Resources J. 133 (1999).

Lawrence J. MacDonnell, Environmental Flows In The Rocky Mountain West: A Progress Report, 9 Wyo. L. Rev. 335 (2009).

Hydrogeoecological patterns and trends in the upper and middle Rio Grande, 1975—2002 by Passell, Howard David, Ph.D., The University of New Mexico, 2004, 174 pages

Quantification and prediction of lateral channel adjustments downstream from Cochiti Dam, Rio Grande, New Mexico by Richard, Gigi Alice, Ph.D., Colorado State University, 2001, 276 pages

An Analysis of the Drought of 1996 in the Middle Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico. By: Hernandez, John W.. Natural Resources Journal, Winter99, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p133, 7p

David Gensler et al., Irrigation System Modernization: Case Study of the Middle Rio Grande Valley, 135 Journal Of Irrigation And Drainage Engineering 169 (2009).

Charlton H. Bonham, Perspectives From The Field: A Review Of Western Instream Flow Issues And Recommendations For A New Water Future, 36 Envtl. L. 1205 (2006).

Susan Kelly, Modeling Reservoir Storage Scenarios By Consensus, 47 Nat. Resources J. 653 (2007).

Institutions (regulations, management, policy, etc.)

1906 Treaty

G. Emlen Hall, The First 100 Years Of The New Mexico Water Code, 48 Nat. Resources J. 245 (2008).

Allie Alexis Umoff, An Analysis Of The 1944 U.S.-Mexico Water Treaty: Its Past, Present, And Future, 32-FALL Environs Envtl. L. & Pol'y J. 69 (2008).

Bill Hume, Big River, Big Issues, 39 Nat. Resources J. 17 (1999).

Rio Grande Compact

William A. Paddock, The Rio Grande Compact Of 1938, 5 U. Denv. Water L. Rev. 1 (2001).

Douglas L. Grant, Interstate Water Allocation Compacts: When The Virtue Of Permanence Becomes The Vice Of Inflexibility, 74 U. Colo. L. Rev. 105 (2003).

Olen Paul Matthews and Michael Pease, The Commerce Clause, Interstate Compacts, And Marketing Water Across State Boundaries, 46 Nat. Resources J. 601 (2006).

John E. Thorson et al., Dividing Western Waters: A Century Of Adjudicating Rivers And Streams, Part II, 9 U. Denv. Water L. Rev. 299 (2006).

Kevin G. Flanigan and Amy I. Haas, The Impact Of Full Beneficial Use Of San Juan-Chama Project Water By The City Of Albuquerque On New Mexico's Rio Grande Compact Obligations, 48 Nat. Resources J. 371 (2008).

Viola Sanchez, Carryover Storage Of Indian Prior And Paramount Water In El Vado, 47 Nat. Resources J. 697 (2007).

MRGCD Articles

Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District water policies plan : working document by, Lawrence C. Troncosa and Charles T. DuMars (1993).

Lisa D. Brown, The Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District's Protected Water Rights: Legal, Beneficial, Or Against The Public Interest In New Mexico?, 40 Nat. Resources J. 1 (2000).

Forest Service

Brett Olsen, The Forest Service, Water Yield And Community Stability: Defining The Contours Of An Agency Commitment To Include Land Grant Communities In The Timber Management Process, 39 Nat. Resources J. 819 (1999).

Pueblo Water Rights Joshua Mann, A Reservoir Runs Through It: A Legislative And Administrative History Of The Six Pueblos' Right To Store “Prior And Paramount” Water At El Vado, 47 Nat. Resources J. 733 (2007).

ESA Articles

Ethan R. Hasenstein, Note, Frankenstein and Pitbull? Transmogrifying the Endangered Species Act and “Fixing” the San Juan-Chama Project After Rio Grande Silvery Minnow v. Keys, 34 Environmental Law 1247 (2004).

Programmatic biological assessment: water operations and river maintenance on the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico: Rio Grande silvery minnow, southwestern willow flycatcher, bald eagle  (1998).

Joan E. Drake, Comment, Contractual Discretion And The Endangered Species Act: Can The Bureau Of Reclamation Reallocate Federal Project Water For Endangered Species In The Middle Rio Grande?, 41 Nat. Resources J. 487 (2001).

Reed D. Benson, So Much Conflict, Yet So Much In Common: Considering The Similarities Between Western Water Law And The Endangered Species Act, 44 Nat. Resources J. 29 (2004).
Ethan R. Hasenstein, Frankenstein And Pitbull? Transmogrifying The Endangered Species Act And “Fixing” The San Juan--Chama Project After Rio Grande Silvery Minnow V. Keys, 34 Envtl. L. 1247 (2004).

Beth Richards, Water Law - The Pump Don't Work Because The Bureau Took The Handle: The United States Bureau Of Reclamation's Discretion To Reduce Water Deliveries To Comply With The Endangered Species Act. Rio Grande Silvery Minnow V. Keys, 333 F.3d 1109 (10th Cir. 2003) 4 Wyo. L. Rev. 113 (2004).

Reed D. Benson, Dams, Duties, And Discretion: Bureau Of Reclamation Water Project Operations And The Endangered Species Act, 33 Colum. J. Envtl. L. 1 (2008).

Contractual Discretion and the Endangered Species Act: Can the Bureau of Reclamation Reallocate Federal Project Water for Endangered Species in the Middle Rio Grande? By: Drake, Joan E.. Natural Resources Journal, Spring2001, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p487, 41p

Sean O'Connor, The Rio Grande Silvery Minnow And The Endangered Species Act, 73 U. Colo. L. Rev. 673 (2002).

Litigation

Michael Connor, Commentary On “History Of The Minnow Litigation And Its Implications For The Future Of Reservoir Operations On The Rio Grande,” 47 Nat. Resources J. 693 (2007).

Lara Katz, History Of The Minnow Litigation And Its Implications For The Future Of Reservoir Operations On The Rio Grande, 47 Nat. Resources J. 675 (2007).

Ben W. Alderton, Who Drinks First? The Devolution Of Western Water Rights In Rio Grande Silvery Minnow V. Keys, 18 J. Nat. Resources & Envtl. L. 271 (2003-2004).

Management Plans

Julie Coonrod, The Middle Rio Grande: History and Restoration, Proceedings of the 2005 Watershed Management Conference - Managing Watersheds for Human and Natural Impacts: Engineering, Ecological, and Economic Challenges p. 1807 (2005).

Water resources of the middle Rio Grande : San Acacia to Elephant Butte : Decision-Makers Field Conference 2007 by  L. Greer Price and Peggy S. Johnson (2007)

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Middle Rio Grande ecosystem: bosque biological management plan by Clifford S. Crawford and Rayann E. Robino (1993).

James M. Burson, Middle Rio Grande Regional Water Resource Planning: The Pitfalls And The Promises, 40 Nat. Resources J. 533 (2000).

Kara Gillon, Watershed Down?: The Ups And Downs Of Watershed Management In The Southwest, 5 U. Denv. Water L. Rev. 395, (2002).

Celina A. Jones, Comment, The Administration Of The Middle Rio Grande Basin: 1956-2002, 42 Nat. Resources J. 939 (2002).

The Administration of the Middle Rio Grande Basin: 1956-2002.Citation Only Available By: Jones, Celina A.. Natural Resources Journal, Fall 2002, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p939, 30p, 1 chart, 4 graphs, 1 map;

W. Peter Balleau and Steven E. Silver, Hydrology And Administration Of Domestic Wells In New Mexico, 45 Nat. Resources J. 807 (2005).

Vectors of Change (population growth, water demand, etc.)

Rio Grande ecosystems: linking land, water, and people : toward a sustainable future for the Middle Rio Grande Basin : June 2-5, 1998, Albuquerque, New Mexico by Deborah M. Finch (1999).

Cadillac desert : the American West and its disappearing water by Marc Reisner (1993).

Holly Doremus, Water, Population Growth, And Endangered Species In The West, 72 U. Colo. L. Rev. 361 (2001).

V.B. Price, Saved By Scarcity?, 42 Nat. Resources J. 1 (2002).

Lora Lucero and A. Dan Tarlock, Water Supply And Urban Growth In New Mexico: Same Old, Same Old Or A New Era?, 43 Nat. Resources J. 803 (2003).

Ramchand Oad et al., Decision Support Systems for Efficient Irrigation in the Middle Rio Grande Valley, 135 Journal Of Irrigation And Drainage Engineering 177 (2009).

Riparian valuation in the Southwestern United States by Weber, Matthew August, Ph.D., The University of Arizona, 2007, 146 pages.

Anita P. Miller, Conflict In The Forests, In The Waters, And On The Ranges Of The West, 32 Urb. Law. 859 (2000).

The Future of the Middle Rio Grande

River of culture, river of power: identity, modernism, and contest in the Middle Rio Grande Valley, 1848-1947 by Kenneth M. Orona (1998).

Searching out the headwaters: change and rediscovery in western water policy by Sarah Bates F.  (1993).

Joseph L. Sax, Environmental Law At The Turn Of The Century: A Reportorial Fragment Of Contemporary History, 88 Cal. L. Rev. 2375 (2000).

William deBuys, Navigating The River Of Our Future: The Rio Poco-Grande, 41 Nat. Resources J. 265 (2001).

John R. Brown, “Whisky's Fer Drinkin'; Water's Fer Fightin'!” Is It? Resolving A Collective Action Dilemma In New Mexico, 43 Nat. Resources J. 185 (2003).

Eli Feldman, Death Penalty For Water Thieves, 8 U. Denv. Water L. Rev. 1 (2004).

David L. Callies and Calvert G. Chipchase, Water Regulation, Land Use And The Environment, 30 U. Haw. L. Rev. 49 (2007).

Kara Gillon, An Environmental Pool For The Rio Grande, 47 Nat. Resources J. 615 (2007).

John Shomaker, What Shall We Do With All Of This Ground Water?, 47 Nat. Resources J. 781 (2007).

Stephen N. Bretsen and Peter J. Hill, Water Markets As A Tragedy Of The Anticommons, 33 Wm. & Mary Envtl. L. & Pol'y Rev. 723 (2009).