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

South Dakota Project

Settling dynamics of breeding ducks in the U.S. Prairie Pothole Region, 1987-2011

August 2012 - December 2015


Participating Agencies

  • Region 3 HAPET Office

This project will use the long-term 4-square-mile duck breeding pair survey to investigate local and landscape factors influencing settling of birds into this important ecoregion.

Theses and Dissertations Publication Date
OSLUND, F.T. 2016. Impacts of Wetland Characteristics on Duck Use in the Prairie Pothole Region (PPR) 1987-2013. M.S. Thesis. South Dakota State University. 136 pp. October 2016