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Movements, productivity, and band recovery analysis of resident Canada geese in Arkansas


August 2012 - May 2014


We plan to describe the population movements, productivity and conduct a band recovery analaysis of resident Canada Geese that were established in Arkansas. These analyses will be used to help the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission better manage this population into the future.

Research Products and Activities


  • 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  | 


  • Ronke, M.E., D. G. Krementz, and L. W. Naylor. 2013. Survival and Recovery of Temperate-nesting Canada Geese Banded in Arkansas. Arkansas State Chapter of The Wildlife Society Meeting, Russellville, AR.

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 95

Masters Students: 240

Phd Students: 143

Post Docs: 52

University Staff: 245

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 702

Scientific Publications: 1948

Presentations: 4253



Funding Agencies

  • University of Arkansas


Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey