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Human Dimensiosn of Habitat Loss in the Plains & Prairie Pothole Region

Duration

August 2014 - September 2017

Narrative

This project surveyed landowners in MT, ND, SD, MN, and IA to: (a) measure characteristics, attitudes, values and behaviors towards participating in a variety of conservation programs and practices, and (b) identify meaningful segments of landowners for understanding conservation behaviors.

Research Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Sweikert, L.A., and L.M. Gigliotti. 2018. A values-based landowner typology to improve grassland conservation initiatives. Society & Natural Resources, XXXX

Thesis

  • Sweikert, Lily, A. 2017. Human dimensions of habitat loss in the Plains and Prairie Pothole Ecoregion. Ph.D. Dissertation. South Dakota State university.Download  | 

Presentations

  • Gigliotti, L.M., & Sweikert, L.A. 2016. Human dimensions of habitat loss in the Plains & Prairie Pothole Ecoregions: A project update. 76th Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Sweikert, L.A., and Gigliotti, L.M. 2016. Conserving the Plains and Prairie Pothole Ecoregions: A land relations scale. 76th Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Sweikert, L.A. and Gigliotti, L.M. 2016. Conserving the Plains and Prairie Pothole Ecoregions: A land relations scale. The Wildlife Society South Dakota Chapter Annual meeting, Oacoma, SD.
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 101

Masters Students: 239

Phd Students: 155

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 241

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 709

Scientific Publications: 1958

Presentations: 4436

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • US Fish and Wildlfie Service - Plains and Prairie Pothole Landscape Conservation Cooperative

Links

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey