Papers: Habitat

Papers: Habitat

Valuing Ecosystem and Economic Services

This paper compares the biophysical and economic values of lands enrolled in Conservation Reserve and Wetland Reserve Programs and cropland to assess environmental and economic tradeoffs under different policy-relevant land-use scenarios over a 20-year period. Published in “Ecological Economics” in 2011.

Spatially Explicit Habitat Models for Prairie Grouse

This paper discussed how spatially explicit models can be used to guide prairie grouse conservation. Published in “Studies in Avian Biology” in 2011.

Spatial and Temporal Variation in Wet Areas of Wetlands in the PPR of ND and SD

This paper assessed spatial and temporal patterns in wet areas of wetland basins.  Published in “Wetlands” in 2010.

Delineating Grassland Bird Conservation Areas in the U.S. PPR

This paper describes how Grassland Bird Conservation Areas were defined using a conceptual model. Published in “Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management” in 2010.

The Farm Bill and Duck Production in the PPR: Increasing the Benefits

This paper compared distribution of current CRP contracts relative to distribution of upland-breeding ducks and explored the impact of breeding duck populations if certain wetlands were exempt from the Swampbuster provision. Published in “The Wildlife Society Bulletin” in 2006.