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Current Projects

Wildlife Projects

Use of Moist-Soil Management for Waterfowl on the Texas Coast

Risk Assessment of Exposure to Lead for Mottled Ducks on National Wildlife Refuge of the Texas Gulf Coast

Estimating Inundation Frequency of Playa Wetlands Using 1970s LandSat MSS Data: Did Irrigation Practices Artificially Increase Frequency and Longevity of Landscape Wetness?

Occurrence and Prediction of Avian Disease Outbreaks in Kansas

Lesser Prairie-Chicken Adult Female Seasonal Habitat Selection, Use of Grazed Range, and Predation Risk in Kansas and Eastern Colorado

Breeding Season Survival, Space Use, Movement, and Habitat Use of Female Lesser Prairie-Chickens (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus) in Kansas and Colorado

Lesser Prairie-Chicken Response to USDA Conservation Practices in Kansas and Colorado

Reproductive Success of and Response to Shrub Removal by Lesser Prairie-Chickens in Western Kansas and Eastern Colorado

A Historical Record of Land Cover Change of the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Range in Kansas

Landscape Conservation Design, Movements, and Survival of Lesser Prairie-Chickens in Kansas and Colorado

Landscape Demography and Spatial Use of Lesser Prairie-Chickens in Kansas and Colorado

A Multi-Scale Examination of the Distribution and Habitat Use Patterns of the Regal Fritillary (Speyeria idalia) within the Fort Riley Military Reservation

Restoration of Tall-Grass Prairie Infested with L. cuneata


Interdisciplinary Projects

Development of Conservation and Climate Adaptation Strategies for Wetlands in the Great Plains LCC Region

Climatic and Anthropogenic Forcing of Wetland Landscape Connectivity in the Great Plains

Coupled Climate, Cultivation and Culture in the Great Plains: Understanding Water Supply and Water Quality in a Fragile Landscape

Climate Variation and Human-Landscape Interactions Affect Functional Capacity of the Central Great Plains Wetlands


Fisheries Projects

Assessing Distribution and Movement of Blue Catfish in Kansas Reservoirs

Developing and Testing a Spatially-Explicit, Science-Based, Decision-Support Tool for Making Riverscape-Scale Management Decisions: How Dams Affect Fish Communities, a Threatened Native Stream Fish (the Neosho Madtom), and Select Tributary Fish Species

Early Spawn and Natural Spawn Age-0 Largemouth Bass: Food Habits and Habitat Use Evaluation

Plum Island Ecosystems LTER

Modeling the Effects of Climate Change on Fish Populations in Large Rivers