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Potential for conservation lands in Middle Mississippi River


August 2017 - September 2020


Refuge lands may provide mitigation for floods and aid in ecosystem services of large rivers. However, the USFWS would benefits from quantifying these effects. Our work will help identify the best placement for sensors to quantify ecosystem services benefits downstream habitats.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 6

Phd Students: 6

Post Docs: 3

University Staff: 4

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 20

Scientific Publications: 72

Presentations: 244



Funding Agencies

  • Science Support Partnership


Missouri Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Missouri Department of Conservation
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Missouri
  5. Wildlife Management Institute