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Manhattan, KS 66506-3501
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Wildlife Projects

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

Movements, Habitat Use, Survival, and Potential Implications of Climate Change on Mottled Ducks (Anas fulvigula) in the Texas Chenier Plain Region

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

American Woodcock Habitat Occupancy and Migratory Origins in East Texas

Lead Exposure, Habitat Use, and Nesting Ecology of Black-necked Stilts (Himantopus mexicanus) on the Upper Texas Coast

Potential Exposure to Environmental Lead in Mottled Ducks (Anas fulvigula) on the Texas Chenier Plains National Wildlife Refuge Complex

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

Parasitemia, Health, and Reproduction in Lesser Scaup at Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

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 Habitat Use, Survival, and Recruitment in Kansas

Effects of USDA Conservation Practices on Lesser Prairie-Chickens in Kansas and Colorado

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

Outcome Based Evaluations to Determine the Benefits of Conifer Removal and Fence Marking for Lesser Prairie-Chicken Populations

Patterns and Processes of Dispersal of Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs in a Heavily Managed Landscape of the Great Plains Landscape Conservation Cooperative

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

Restoration of Tall-Grass Prairie Infested with L. cuneata

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

Plum Island Ecosystems LTER

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

Can a Mobile Consumer Affect Ecosystem Function in Streams at the Konza Prairie: Exploring Crayfish Movements Using PIT tags and Mobile and Stationary Antennas

Long-Term Monitoring of Kansas River Fishes

Do Larger (Early-Spawned) Young-of-Year Largemouth Bass Eat More Fish Prey than Naturally Spawned Bass: What When, Where, Why-or-Why Not?