Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Iowa
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Iowa Project

Grassland bird and invertebrate response to grassland diversity in restored plantings in northwestern Iowa

January 2015 - August 2017


Participating Agencies

  • Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Goals and Objectives: - Compare breeding bird use of five habitat types that have been established on managed land in the Spring Run Wetland Complex (Spring Run). - Compare vegetation composition and structure in each of the five established habitat types at Spring Run. - Compare invertebrate populations in each habitat type at Spring Run.