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Evaluating wetland-ecosystem health in the prairie pothole region of South Dakota using real-time nutrient dynamics of waterfowl

Duration

July 2012 - June 2016

Narrative

This project will use blood plasma metabolites of blue-winged teal and lesser scaup as indicators of wetland and landscape condition.

Research Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Janke, A. K., M. J. Anteau, N. Markl, and J. D. Stafford. 2015. Is income breeding an appropriate construct for North American ducks? Journal of Ornithology. DOI 10.1007/s10336-015-1200-y
  • Janke, A.K., M.J. Anteau, and J.D. Stafford. 2017. Long-term spatial heterogeneity in mallard distribution in their core North American breeding range. Wildlife Society Bulletin 41:116–124. DOI: 10.1002/wsb.747.

Thesis

  • Janke, A.K. 2016. A physiological assessment of wetland habitats for spring-migrating ducks in the agricultural landscapes of the Southern Prairie Pothole Region. Ph.D. Dissertation, South Dakota State University, Brookings. 228 pp. Website  | 

Presentations

  • Janke, A. K., B. Werner, J. D. Stafford, and W. C. Johnson. Influence of simulated wetland dynamics on breeding waterfowl abundance in the U.S. Prairie Pothole Region. 73rd Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference. Wichita, KS. 11 December 2012.
  • Janke, A. K., B. Werner, J. D. Stafford, and W. C. Johnson. Influence of simulated wetland dynamics on breeding waterfowl abundance in the U.S. Prairie Pothole Region. 6th North American Duck Symposium and Ecology and Management of North American Waterfowl Conference, Memphis, TN. 28 January 2013.
  • Janke, A. K., M. J. Anteau, and J. D. Stafford. 2013. Nutrient accumulation during early-onset of rapid follicle growth in an income-breeding duck. South Dakota Ornithological Union Annual Meeting, Pierre, South Dakota
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 7

Phd Students: 2

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 3

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 14

Scientific Publications: 50

Presentations: 138

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • South Dakota Dept of Game, Fish & Parks, Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act.

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