The purpose of this technical reference is to provide information on the characteristics of springs in the Western U.S. and to identify techniques for managing spring habitats that will allow use, maintain biological integrity, and rehabilitate or restore degraded habitats. Spring management goals are outlined and methods for prioritizing management actions are discussed.
United States Bureau of Land Management, "Riparian Area Management: A Guide to Managing, Restoring, and Conserving Springs in the Western United States" (2001). All U.S. Government Documents (Utah Regional Depository). Paper 252.