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South Dakota Technical Publications

  • Kientz, J. 2016. Survival, abundance and relative predation of wild rainbow trout in the Deerfield Reservoir system. Final Report, Project F-15-R, Study 1525, South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Pierre, SD
  • Deslauriers, D., S.R. Chipps, B.D.S. Graeb, and R.A. Klumb. 2015. Development and application of a spatially-explicit model for estimating growth of age-0 Pallid Sturgeon in the Missouri River. Final report submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, Omaha, Nebraska, 169 pp.
  • Heironimus, L.B., S.R. Chipps, B.D.S. Graeb, R.A. Klumb. 2015. Development and application of a larval Pallid Sturgeon bioenergetics model. Final report submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, Omaha, Nebraska, 69 pp.
  • Scheibel, N.C. and S.R. Chipps. 2015. Age, growth, and trophic interactions of Lake Trout and Northern Pike in Pactola Reservoir: implications for Lake Trout management. Final report to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Federal Aid Project Number F-15-R, study 1525, Pierre, South Dakota, 102 pp.
  • Scheibel, N. and S.R. Chipps. 2014. Lake trout in South Dakota. South Dakota Conservation Digest 81:10-12.
  • Gigliotti, L.M. 2013. Survey says: South Dakotaons love wildlife. South Dakota Conservation Digest, 80(4):4-7.
  • Longmire, C.L. and L.M. Gigliotti. 2012. 2011 Evaluation of the Decoy-Only Hunting Unit in the Lower Oahe Waterfowl Hunting Access Area. Agency Report:HD-1-12.AMS. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks, Pierre, SD.
  • Hine, C. S., R. V. Smith, A. P. Yetter, M. M. Horath, J. D. Stafford, and H. M. Hagy. 2012. Waterbird and wetland monitoring at The Emiquon Preserve. 2011 Annual Report. The Nature Conservancy. INHS Technical Report 2012 (15). May. 42 pp.
  • Smith, R. V., J. D. Stafford, A. P. Yetter, C. J. Wehlan, C. S. Hine, and M. M. Horath. 2011. Foraging thresholds of spring migrating dabbling ducks in Illinois. INHS Technical Report 2011 (37). November. 55 pp.
  • Yetter, A. P., M. M. Horath, C. S. Hine, R. V. Smith, and J. D. Stafford. 2011. Illinois Waterfowl Surveys and Investigations. INHS Technical Report 2011 (41). November. 74 pp.
  • Stafford, J.D., J.B. Long, A.P. Yetter, T.J. Benson, and M.W. Eichholz. 2011. Ecology of non-breeding waterfowl in the Wabash River region. INHS Technical Report 2011 (20). 26 pp.
  • Greiner, M., C. Hayer, and S. R. Chipps. 2010. Nutrient dynamics, algal biomass, and factors affecting water clarity in Jamestown and Heart Butte reservoirs, North Dakota. Final Report to U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Bismarck, North Dakota. 30 pp.
  • Chipps, S. R. 2010. Column: Guest Director’s Line. Greetings from the Education Section! Fisheries 35(6):292, 295. | Download |
  • Jackson, D. C., S. R. Chipps, and M. L. Brown. 2010. Column: President’s Hook. Fisheries education in the 21st century: challenges and approaches to training the next generation of fisheries scientists. Fisheries 35(6):264, 301-302. | Download |
  • Shaw, S., S.R. Chipps, D.W. Willis, S. Windels, and D. McLeod. 2010. Movements and population characteristics of lake sturgeon in Voyageurs National Park.
  • Hayer, C., S. Ranney, and S.R. Chipps. 2009. Nutrient Dynamics, algal biomass and factors affecting water clarity in Belle Fourche and Keyhole reservoirs, South Dakota and Wyomng.
  • Wuellner, M.R., D.W. Willis, S.R. Chipps, R. Hanten, and K. Potter. 2009. Predator-Prey relations in large South Dakota reservoirs; Job 1: Seasonal walleye and smallmouth bass diets and growth in Lake Sharpe.
  • Bouchard, M.A., D. Hubbard, D. Napton, and S.R. Chipps. 2008. Development of a wetland rapid assessment protocol for Prairie Pothole wetlands in eastern South Dakota. Final report to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Denver, Colorado.
  • Selch, T.M., and S.R. Chipps. 2008. Factors affecting mercury accumulation in South Dakota fishes. Final report to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Federal Aid Project Number F-15-R Job 1502, Pierre, South Dakota
  • Spindler, B.D., and S.R. Chipps. 2008. Modeling spatial distribution and habitat associations for juvenile pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River. Final report to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Federal Aid Project Number T-24-R Job 2424, Pierre, South Dakota.
  • Hayer, C-A, L. J. Borgstrom, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2008. Status of selected fishes with immediate conservation need in the Red River Basin, 2007 Annual Report. North Dakota Game and Fish Department, Bismarck. 36 pages plus appendices.
  • Kahara, S., and S.R. Chipps. 2007. Modeling wetland use by spring migrating lesser scaup in eastern South Dakota. Final report to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Federal Aid Project Number W-75-R Job 75110, Pierre, South Dakota
  • Paukert, C., C. Berry, and K. Pope. 2007. Topeka shiner Notropis topeka 5-year Review and Workshop. Meeting minutes and summary of a Workshop and F-Year Review, May 23-24, 2007. Available from Kansas Coop Research Unit (cpaukert@ksu.edu)
  • Thomson, S. K. and C. R. Berry. 2007. The influence of livestock watering ponds (dugouts) on native stream fishes, especially the endangered Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka). Final Report to USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Agreement No 67-7482-3-101. Available from South Dakota Coop Unit, SDSU, Box 2140B, Brookings, SD 57006.
  • Hayer, C. A., L. J. Borgstrom, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2007. Status of selected fishes with immediate conservation need in North Dakota. 2006 Annual Report. Submitted to North Dakota Game and Fish Department, Bismarck, North Dakota. 54 pp.
  • Berry, C. 2006. Fish and wildlife connections to forests along prairie rivers. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Missouri River Natural Resources Conference, River Management Society, Missoula, Montana. CD Available from River Management Society, Missoula, Montana.
  • Bouchard, M., K. Higgins, D. Gardner, C. Berry, and S. Chipps. 2006. An annotated bibliography ? published articles (1861-2004) about the fish resources of South Dakota, South Dakota State University, 136 pages.
  • Chipps, S. R., R. A. Klumb, W. A. Wright, B. D. Spindler, and K. L. Berg. 2006. Development and application of a habitat assessment tool for juvenile pallid sturgeon in the upper Missouri River. Annual Report submitted in December 2006 to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Pierre.
  • Hamel, M. J., M. L. Brown, and S. R. Chipps. 2006. Behavioral responses of rainbow smelt to sensory deterrence systems. Final report to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Federal Aid Project Number F-15-R Job 1582, Pierre, South Dakota.
  • Richards, N., S.R. Chipps and M.L. Brown. 2006. Strobe light effects on stress and avoidance behavior in fishes and distribution of zooplankton in Lake Oahe, South Dakota. Final report to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Federal Aid Project Number F-15-R Job 1582, Pierre, South Dakota.
  • Bouchard, M. A., K. F. Higgins, D. M. Gardner, C. R. Berry Jr., and S. R. Chipps. 2006. An annotated bibliography of published articles (1861-2004) about the fish resources of South Dakota. South Dakota State University. Pp 136. 435-F.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr. 2006. Fish and wildlife connections to forests along prairie rivers. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Missouri River Natural Resource Conference, May 9-12, Sioux City, Nebraska.
  • Hayer, C. A., S. S. Wall, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2006. Evaluation of aquatic gap analysis fish distribution models, with emphasis on rare fish species in South Dakota. Final Report, State Wildlife Grant T-9, Study Number 2409. South Dakota Department Game, Fish and Parks, Pierre.
  • Berry, Charles. R. 2005. Badlands National Park Fishes, Park Oriented Biological Support (PBOS) Project. Progeress Report, December, 2005.
  • Wall, S. S. and C. R. Berry Jr. 2005. Annual Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for Activities Conducted Under Endangered Species Permit. Submitted to USFWS.
  • Higgins, K. F., S. J. Vaa, J. A. Jenks, and K. C. Jensen. 2005. Proceedings of the Northern Great Plains Workshop: Capture, Marking, and/or Removal of Birds and Mammals. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 65 pp.
  • Thomson, S. K., C. R. Berry Jr., C. Niehus, and S. S. Wall. 2005. Constructed impoundments in the floodplain: a source or sink for native prairie fishes, in particular the endangered Topeka shiner (Notropis Topeka)? in G. Hoglen, editor. Managing Watersheds for Human and Natural Impacts, Proceedings of the 2005 Watershed Management Conference.
  • Strand, K.A., S.R. Chipps and K.F. Higgins. 2005. Diet and body composition of migrating lesser scaup in eastern South Dakota. Final report to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Federal Aid Project Number W-75-R Job 75110, Pierre, South Dakota.
  • Higgins, K. F. 2005. Middle Missouri River management concepts for piping plovers and least terns: views from outside the box and/or the river bank. 2005. Pages 121-124 in Higgins, K. F., M. R. Brashier, and C. Fleming, eds. Proceedings, Third Missouri River and North American Piping Plover and Least Tern Habitat Workshop/Symposium. WFS1-05. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota.
  • Chipps, S. R. and T. M. Selch. 2005. Nutrient dynamics, algal biomass, and factors affecting water clarity in Angostura Reservoir, South Dakota. Final Report to U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Bismarck, North Dakota. 28 pp.
  • Strand, K. A., S. R. Chipps, K. F. Higgins, and S. J. Vaa. 2005. Bluebills on the decline. South Dakota Conservation Digest 72(2):29.
  • Freeling, S. E., C. R. Berry Jr., R. M. Sylvester, S. S. Wall, and J. A. Jenks. 2004. Surveys to evaluate fish distribution models for the upper Missouri River basin aquatic GAP Project. GAP Analysis Bulletin No. 12:4-7.
  • Davis, B.A. and S.R. Chipps. 2004. Estimating trophic position of Lake Oahe walleyes using stable isotope analysis. Final report to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Federal Aid Project Number F-15-R Job 1590, Pierre, South Dakota.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr., K. F. Higgins, and S. R. Chipps. 2004. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 48 pp.
  • Heakin, A. J., J. G. Kral, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2004. Annual progress report: environmental monitoring and assessment program activities in South Dakota. South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks.
  • Irwin,E.R., E. Kramer, M.C. Freeman, G. Turner, D. Moosman, K. Mickett, P. Sakaris, C. Hayer, T. Piper and C.S. Straight. 2004. Aquatic Gap:Regional analysis of biodiversity in the ACT/ACT Basins: Tallapoosa River Basin. Final Report submitted to GAP Analysis Program, Moscow, Idaho.
  • Higgins, K. F., C. R. Berry Jr., and S. R. Chipps. 2005. South Dakota's first BioBlitz. South Dakota Conservation Digest 72(3):18-19.
  • Mullican, T., C. R. Berry Jr., T. D. Fischer, S. J. Bandas, and K. F. Higgins. 2004. Field checklist of mammals, fishes, amphibians, turtles, and snakes for Oakwood Lakes State Park and nearby public lands. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 4 pp.
  • Jensen, K. C., K. K. Bakker, B. K. Harris, R. Murano, and K. F. Higgins. 2004. Field checklist of birds for Oakwood Lakes State Park and nearby public lands. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 7 pp.
  • Larson, G. E. and K. F. Higgins. 2004. Field checklist of vascular plants for Oakwood Lakes State Park and nearby public lands. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 13 pp.
  • Smith, V. J., J. A. Jenks, C. R. Berry Jr., C. J. Kopplin, and D. M. Fecske. 2002. The South Dakota Gap Analysis Project. Final Report. Disc 1, Acrobat PDF of the report; Disc 2, mammal data; Disc 3, birds and reptiles; Disc 4, other vertebrates; Disc 5, aquatic vertebrates and the aquatic gap product.
  • Bandas, S. J. and K. F. Higgins. 2004. A Field Guide to South Dakota Turtles. SDCES-EC919. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 35 pp.
  • Turner, G., E. Irwin, J. Peterson, B. Freeman, M. Freeman, E. Kramer, C. Straight, A. Wimberly, D. Moosman, C. Hayer, and J. Ruiz. 2004. Aquatic GAP: A GIS and Modeling Approach for Analysis of Biodiversity in the Tallapoosa River Basin, Alabama and Georgia. In S. Ramroop, Editor. Proceedings of the Troy State University GIS Symposium, Troy State University, Troy, Alabama.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr. 2004. Wildlife and fish come indoors. Farm and Home Research 54(3):8-9.
  • Higgins, K. F., S. R. Chipps, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2004. BioBlitz highlights. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 51 minutes, VHS Hi Fi Stereo.
  • Heakin, A. J., N. M. Morey, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2003. Annual progress report: environmental monitoring and assessment program activities in South Dakota. South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 23 pp.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr., S. R. Chipps, and K. F. Higgins. 2003. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit: 40th Anniversary. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 44 pp.
  • Wall, S. S., C. J. Kopplin, B. L. Kopplin, J. A. Jenks, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2003. Expanding South Dakota aquatic gap analysis to the upper Missouri River basin. Gap Analysis Bulletin 11:40-43.
  • Chipps, S. R. and B. M. Holcomb. 2002. Nutrient inputs, iron availability and algal biomass in Black Hills reservoirs: implications for reservoir productivity. Final Report to U. S. Bureau of Reclamation. 51 pp.
  • Chipps, S. R., D. E. Hubbard, K. B. Werlin, N. J. Haugerud, and K. A. Powell. 2002. Development and application of biomonitoring indicators for floodplain wetlands of the upper Missouri River basin, North Dakota. Final Report to U. S. Environmental Protection Agency. 232 pp.
  • Heakin, A. J. and C. R. Berry Jr. 2002. Environmental monitoring and assessment program activities in South Dakota. Annual Progress Report. U. S. Geological Survey, Rapid City, South Dakota. 26 pp.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr., S. R. Chipps, and K. F. Higgins. 2002. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 49 pp.
  • Lewis, A. R. and K. F. Higgins. 2002. Birds in the sagebrush. South Dakota Conservation Digest 69(3):21-23.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr. 2002. The American Fisheries Society: An American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) member society promoting fisheries science and education since 1870. BioScience 52:758-760.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr. and J. S. Shearer. 2002. Guest Director's Line Column. AFS and the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS). Fisheries 27(5):28-29.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr., S. R. Chipps, and K. F. Higgins. 2001. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 36 pp.
  • Isaak, D. J, W. A. Hubert, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2001. Conservation assessment for lake chub, mountain sucker, and finescale dace in the Black Hills National Forest of South Dakota and Wyoming. Final Report to the U. S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Boise, Idaho.
  • Heakin, A. J., J. S. Shearer, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2001. Annual report for the South Dakota EMAP wadable streams project. U. S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Division, Rapid City, South Dakota.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr. and B. A. Young. 2001. Introduction to the Benthic Fishes Study. Volume 1: population structure and habitat use of benthic fishes along the Missouri and Lower Yellowstone Rivers. U. S. Geological Survey, Cooperative Research Unit, South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota.
  • Juni, S. C. and C. R. Berry Jr. 2001. Biodiversity in the Middle Skunk Creek Wetland Mitigation Site. Seasonal Report, Spring and Fall 2000, Agreement Number 98-0387, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
  • Arterburn, J. E., D. J. Kirby, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2001. Biologist opinions and anglers' attitudes concerning catfish and their management in the Mississippi River basin. Final Report to Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association (MICRA), Des Moines, Iowa. 206 pp.
  • Juni, S. C. and C. R. Berry Jr. 2001. A biodiversity of compensatory mitigation wetlands in eastern South Dakota. Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 80:185-200.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr., S. R. Chipps, and K. F. Higgins. 2000. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 27 pp.
  • Higgins, K. F., V. J. Smith, J. A. Jenks, J. J. Higgins, and G. A. Wolbrink. 2000. A provisional inventory of relict tallgrass prairie tracts remaining in eastern South Dakota. South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station Extension Circular 912. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 124 pp.
  • Naugle, D. E., K. F. Higgins, and K. K. Bakker. 2000. A synthesis of the effects of upland management practices on waterfowl and other birds in the northern Great Plains of the United States and Canada. College of Natural Resources, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Wildlife Technical Report 1. 28 pp.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr. and S. C. Juni. 2000. Guidelines for restoring and creating wetlands associated with highway projects in South Dakota. B734. South Dakota Cooperative Extension Service, South Dakota State University, Brookings.
  • Juni, S. C. and C. R. Berry Jr. 2000. Biodiversity assessment of mitigation wetlands. Annual Report to the South Dakota Department of Transportation, Project No. SD 95-08. 71 pp.
  • Smith, V. J., C. J. Kopplin, S. S. Wall, J. A. Jenks, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2000. The South Dakota Gap Analysis Project. South Dakota Conservation Digest (January 2000):4-6.
  • Higgins, K. F. 2000. A synopsis of literature related to Conservation Reserve Program grasslands in the northern Great Plains. White Paper for South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Pierre, South Dakota. 11 pp.
  • Wall, S. S., C. M. Blausey, J. A. Jenks, and C. R. Berry Jr. 1999. Applying Gap analysis towards the protection of an endangered species of minnows (Notropis Topeka) in South Dakota. Gap Analysis Bulletin 8:35-38.
  • Fisher, T. D., D. C. Backlund, K. F. Higgins, and D. E. Naugle. 1999. A Field Guide to South Dakota Amphibians. South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 733. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 52 pp.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr. and K. F. Higgins. 1999. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 27 pp.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr. and K. F. Higgins. 1998. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 30 pp.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr., W. G. Duffy, and K. F. Higgins. 1997. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 26 pp.
 

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

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