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Ecology of breeding canvasbacks in southwestern Manitoba

Duration

September 2019 - August 2021

Narrative

This project involves an evaluation of canvasback breeding ecology in southwestern Manitoba, Canada. Study blocks are searched for overwater nesting waterfowl nests and monitored for fate, with half of the blocks receiving predator removal and the other half untrapped.

Research Products and Activities

Presentations

  • Gallman, C.W. and J.D. Stafford. Breeding waterfowl use and nest survival of fall-seeded cover crops in eastern South Dakota. 2018 South Dakota Ducks Unlimited State Convention, Chamberlain, South Dakota. 27 January 2018.
  • Gallman, C.W., J.D. Stafford, K.M. Carrlson. The evaluation of cover crops for grassland nesting waterfowl in eastern South Dakota. South Dakota Chapter of the Wildlife Society Annual Meeting, Chamberlain, South Dakota. 26 February 2018.
  • Gallman, C.W., J.D. Stafford. 2019. The evaluation of cover crops for grassland nesting waterfowl in eastern South Dakota. 2019 South Dakota Ducks Unlimited State Convention, Pierre, SD.
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 7

Phd Students: 1

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 1

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 20

Scientific Publications: 55

Presentations: 119

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • Delta Waterfowl Foundation

Links

South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
  2. South Dakota State University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute