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Arkansas Theses and Dissertations

  • McClain, J. C. 2017. Effects of northern bobwhite habitat management on raccoon abundance, habitat use, and home range in Southwest Missouri. Thesis. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
  • Stephenson, P. L. 2017. Bee communities on managed emergent wetlands in the lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley of Arkansas. Thesis, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Download
  • Chris Middaugh, Ph.D. 2017. Interactive Effects of Flow Regime, Climate Change, and Angler Harvest on Smallmouth Bass at the Southern Range Extent. University of Arkansas.
  • Fournier, A. M. V. 2017. Phenology, habitat use, and the impacts of wetland management on autumn migrating rails in Missouri. Dissertation, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
  • Allyson Yarra, M.S. 2017. Influence of stream permanence, predation, and invasive species on crayfish in the Ozark Highlands with an emphasis on species of greatest conservation need (Orconectes marchandi, Orconectes eupunctus and Cambarus hubbsi). University of Arkansas.
  • Graham, Nicole, M.S. 2017. Ecological importance of invader source population and disturbance in aquatic invasions. University of Arkansas. Degree granted.
  • Moore, J. D. 2016. Migration ecology of American woodcock (Scolopax minor). M.S. Thesis. University of Arkansas. Fayetteville.
  • Bruckerhoff, L.A. 2016. The Role of Hydrologic Regimes in Driving Morphologic Divergence and the Trait Compositions of Fish Assemblages. University of Arkansas MS thesis.
  • Herbert, J. 2015. The abundance and distribution of mallards in the lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley of Arkansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Arkansas. Fayetteville.
  • Sebright, C. E. 2015. Spring migration ecology of American woodcock (Scolpax minor) in the Central Management Region of the United States. M.S. Thesis. University of Arkansas. Fayetteville. Download
  • Lynch, D.T. 2015. Hydrology-Biology response relationships in the Ozark Highlands. University of Arkansas PhD dissertation.
  • Doug Leasure, Ph.D. Applications of a new Geodata Crawler for landscape ecology: From mapping natural stream hydrology to monitoring endangered beetles. University of Arkansas.
  • Pittman, H. T. 2014. Effects of Large Scale Growing Season Prescribed Burns on Movement, Habitat Use, Productivity, and Survival of Female Wild Turkey on the White Rock Ecosystem Restoration Project of the Ozark-St. Francis National Forest. Ph.D. dissertation. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Download
  • Reddin, C. J. 2014. Small mammal community associations and habitat use at Pea Ridge National Military Park, Benton County, Arkansas. M.S. thesis, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Download
  • Ronke, M. E. 2014. Survival, abundance, and geographic distribution of temperate-nesting Canada geese (Branta canadensis) in Arkansas. M.S. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Download
  • Matt Nolen, M.S. Habitat modeling of three endemic crayfish species in the Black River drainage of Missouri and Arkansas: Factors affecting distribution and abundance. University of Arkansas.
  • Jon Flinders, Ph.D. Stable isotope analysis (δ13C and δ15N) and bioenergetic modeling of spatial-temporal foraging patterns and consumption dynamics in brown and rainbow trout populations within catch-and-release areas of Arkansas tailwaters.
  • Carroll, J. M. 2011. The development of a winter survey for Wilson's snipe in the Mississippi Flyway. M.S. Thesis. University of Arkansas.
  • Scott, L. A. 2010. Species richness and habitat use of secretive marsh birds in managed wetlands in the Arkansas River Vallery of Western Arkansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
  • Bolenbaugh, J. R. 2010. Status, distribution, and habitat use of the king rail and other secretive marsh birds in the Upper Mississippi River/Great Lakes Joint Venture
  • Matt Dekar, Ph.D. Spatial and temporal variation in the structure of stream food webs: investigating the effects of shifting basal resources and predation from a top predator, the river otter (Lontra canadensis). University of Arkansas. Degree granted.
  • John Ludlam, Ph.D. Effects of fish and crayfish on ecosystem structure and function during stream drying. University of Arkansas.

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 1

Phd Students: 4

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 1

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 17

Scientific Publications: 31

Presentations: 56


Arkansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Arkansas
  5. Wildlife Management Institute