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Manhattan, KS 66506-3501
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Wildlife Projects

Use of Moist-Soil Management for Waterfowl on the Texas 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

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

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

Influence of Patch-Burn Grazing, Microclimate, and Vegetation Characteristics on Habitat Selection of Female Lesser Prairie-Chickens

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

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

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

A field manipulation that evaluates size through time, habitat-specific diet, isotope values, and distribution of early spawn and natural spawn age-0 largemouth bass

Plum Island Ecosystems LTER

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