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Dickerson K, KJ Nelson, C Zeeman. 2011. Characterizing contaminant exposure of Mountain Plovers on wintering grounds in California and breeding grounds in Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Contaminant Report No. R6&R8/725C/11. Cheyenne, WY. Feb. 164 pp. [PDF file size 5 MB]

DuBois, K., D.U. Palawski and J.C. Malloy. 1992. Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge contaminant biomonitoring study. Contam. Rep. R6/207H/92. USFWS, Helena, MT. 53 pp.

Gilbert, E. D., S.B. Heath, D.U. Palawski, and J.C. Malloy. 1995. Trace element concentrations in sediment and biota from the Benton Lake Wetland Management District, north-central Montana. USFWS, Helena, MT. 20 pp. 

Hazlewood, R.M., K. L. DuBois and D.U. Palawski. 1991. Milltown Reservoir sediments site endangerment assessment wetland delineation and classification. Final Report prepared for USEPA, Region 8, Montana Office, Helena, MT. USFWS, Helena, MT. 21+ pp.

Heath, S.B. 1995. Risks posed to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service trust resources by Montana gold mining operations that use cyanide extraction. Contam. Rep. R6/212H/95. USFWS, Helena, MT. 28 pp.

Jones, W.E., D.U. Palawski, and J.C. Malloy. 1990. Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge contaminant survey. USFWS, Helena, MT.

Kendy, E. and B. Olsen. 1997. Physical, chemical and biological data associated with irrigation drainage in the Freezeout Lake area, west-central Montana, 1994-95. USGS Open-File Report 97-349. U.S. Geological Survey, Helena, Montana. 48 pp.

Kendy, E., B. Olsen and J.C. Malloy. 1998. Field screening of water quality, bottom sediment, and biota associated with irrigation drainage in the Helena Valley, west-central Montana, 1995. USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report 97-4214. U.S. Geological Survey, Helena, MT. 62 pp.

Knapton, J.R, W.E. Jones, and J.W. Sutphin. 1988. Reconnaissance investigation of water quality, bottom sediment, and biota associated with irrigation drainage in the Sun River area, west-central, Montana. USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report 87-4244. U.S. Geological Survey, Helena, Montana. 78 pp.

Lambing, J.H., D.A. Nimick, J.R. Knapton and D.U. Palawski. 1994. Physical, chemical and biological data for detailed study of the Sun River Irrigation Project, Freezout Lake Wildlife Management Area, and Benton Lake Nation Wildlife Refuge, west-central Montana, 1990-92, with selected data for 1987-89. USGS Open-File Report 94-120. U.S. Geological Survey, Helena, Montana. 171 pp.

Lambing, J.H., W.E. Jones, and J.W. Sutphin. 1988. Reconnaissance investigation of water quality, bottom sediment, and biota associated with irrigation drainage in Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge and adjacent areas of the Milk River Basin, northeastern Montana. USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report 87-4243. U.S. Geological Survey, Helena, Montana. 71 pp.

Meade, M.L., D.U. Palawski, J.C. Malloy and B. Olsen. 1999. Bio-assessment of arian botulism at Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Montana. US Fish and Wildlife Service. Contaminant Report No. R6/216H/99. Helena,MT.

Nimick, D.A., J.H. Lambing, D.U. Palawski and J.C. Malloy. 1996. Detailed study of selenium in soil, water, bottom sediment, and biota in the Sun River Irrigation Project, Freezout Lake Wildlife Management Area, and Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, west-central Montana, 1990-92. USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report 95-4170. U.S. Geological Survey, Helena, MT. 120 pp.

Olsen, B., C.A. Caldwell, D.U. Palawski and J.C. Malloy. 1997. Biological indices of lead exposure in relation to heavy metal residues in sediment and biota from Prickly Pear Creek and Lake Helena, Montana. Contam. Rep. R6/214H/97. USFWS, Helena, MT. 21 pp.

Olsen, B. and K. Shelley. 1994. Wetlands delineation and evaluation Burlington Northern Superfund Site Somers, Montana.

Olsen, B., W.L. West and L. Clark. 1996. Field test of biological control methods to curtail exotic plants on national wildlife refuges in Montana. Contam. Rep. R6/211H/96. USFWS, Helena, MT. 7+ pp.

Palawski, D.U., K. L. DuBois and J.C. Malloy. 1991. Milltown Reservoir sediments site endangerment assessment wildlife survey. Final Report prepared for USEPA, Region 8, Montana Office, Helena, MT. USFWS, Helena, MT. 49 pp.

Palawski, D.U., W.E. Jones, G.T. Allen and J.C. Malloy. 1990. Trace element and organochlorine residues in sediment, fish and water birds from Montana. USFWS, Helena, MT. 34 pp.

Palawski, D.U., W.E. Jones, K. DuBois and J.C. Malloy. 1991. Contaminant biomonitoring at the Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge in 1988. USFWS, Helena, MT. 35 pp.

Palawski, D.U. and J.C. Malloy. 1992. Environmental contaminants in Montana avian prey of Peregrine falcons. Contam. Rep. R6/208H/92. USFWS, Helena, MT. 17 pp.

Palawski, D.U., J.C. Malloy and K.L. DuBois. 1991. Montana National Wildlife Refuges: Contaminant issues of concern. USFWS, Helena, MT. 96 pp.

Palawski, D.U., J.C. Malloy and E.D. Gilbert. 1994. Toxicity of surface waters from Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge and Freezout Lake Wildlife Management Area, Montana to mallard ducklings. Contam. Rep. R6/209H/94. USFWS, Helena, MT. 12 pp.

Palawski, D.U., J.C. Malloy, S.B. Heath, B. Olsen and E.D. Gilbert. 1998. Aquatic macroinvertebrate diversity and biomass as potential indices of environmental contamination at national wildlife refuges in Montana. Contam. Rep. R6/215H/98. USFWS, Helena, MT. 26 pp.

Palawski, D.U. and B. Olsen. 1996. Trace elements and organochlorine residues in shovelnose sturgeon from the Missouri River drainage in Montana. Contam. Rep. R6/213h/96. USFWS, Helena, MT. 16 pp.

Palawski, D.U., F.J. Pichett and B. Olsen. 1996. Trace elements and organochlorines in sediments and fish from Missouri River Reservoirs in Montana. US Fish and Wildlife Service Contaminants Report, Helena, MT.

Rose, D.R., Nelson, K.J. and Reiten, J.C. 2013. Montana-Impacts of Oil Exploration and Production to the Northeast Montana Wetland Management District.

US Fish and Wildlife Service. 1988. Selected trace elements in biological samples collected at the Milltown Superfund Site. US Fish and Wildlife Service, Helena, MT.

US Fish and Wildlife Service. 1990. Patterns of mortality in bald eagle carcasses recovered in Montana. US Fish and Wildlife Service, Helena, MT.

US Fish and Wildlife Service. 1991. Calming troubled waters: Contaminants at Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Montana, a plan of action. Contam. Rep. R6/206H/91. USFWS, Helena, MT. 39 pp.

Wergand, J.P. and P. Schladweiler. 1989. Monitoring organochlorine residues in hunter harvested ducks in Montana, 1988. Research and Technologies Services Bureau, Wildlife Division.


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