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

South Dakota Project

Evaluating relationships between wetland quality, land use, and waterbirds in the Prairie Pothole Region

September 2011 - August 2015


Participating Agencies

  • SD Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit

This project will investigate wetland health and degradation by measuring functional responses of spring-migrating waterfowl to variation in habitat quality in the Prairie Pothole Region, and namely in the eastern Dakotas.