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

Missouri Staff Member


Kristen Bouska

Phone: (573) 882 - 0752
Email: bouskak@missouri.edu

Education

  • Ph D Southern Illinois University 2014
  • MS Kansas State University 2008
  • BS University of Wisconsin - La Crosse 2006
Research Publications Publication Date
Roberts, A., J. Hundley, A. Rosenberger, K. Bouska, D. Mosby, B. Simmons, and G. Lindner. 2016. Quantitative survey of freshwater mussels (Unionidae) and assessment of sediment contamination in the Big River, Missouri. Fish and Wildlife Service Report (Available Online, https://www.fws.gov/Midwest/es/ec/nrda/SEMONRDA/index.html). 2016-01-31
Lindner, G., K. Bouska. E. Bulliner, R. Jacobson, and C. Paukert. 2017. Science to Inform Management of Floodplain Conservation Lands under Non-Stationary Conditions. Final Report to the US Geological Survey, Northeast Climate Science Center. 2017-12-31
Bouska, K., G. Lindner, C. Paukert, and R. Jacobson. 2016. Stakeholder-led science: engaging resource managers to identify science needs for long-term management of floodplain conservation lands. Ecology and Society 21(3):12 2016-08-31
Bouska, K., A.E. Rosenberger, S.E. McMurray, G. Lindner, and K. Key. 2018. State-level freshwater mussel programs: current status and a research framework to aid in mussel management and conservation. Fisheries DOI:10.1002/fsh.10106. (IP-076251) 2018-05-31
Presentations Presentation Date
Rosenberger, A.E., S. McMurray, K. Bouska, G. Lindner, K.Key, M. Schrum, and L. Lueckenhoff. 2018. Towards a Statewide, Strategic, and Spatially-Explicit Mussel Conservation Assessment and Monitoring Program – our vision. Oral Presentation to Tennessee Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Knoxville, TN. 2018-01-26
Rosenberger, A.E., S. McMurray, K. Bouska, G. Lindner, K. Key, J. Holtswarth, K. Womble, M. Schrum, and L. Lueckenhoff. 2020. Towards a statewide, strategic, and spatially-explicit mussel conservation assessment and monitoring program - our vision. Virtual Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, September. 2020-09-15
Rosenberger, A.E., K. Bouska, S. McMurray, G. Lindner, K. Key, M. Schrum, and L. Lueckenhoff. 2016. Towards a strategic and spatially-explicit mussel conservation assessment and monitoring program in Missouri - our vision. Invited Presentation for the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Kansas City, Missouri. August, 2016. 2016-08-22
Roberts, A., J. Hundley, A. Rosenberger, K.L. Bouska, D. Mosby, B. Simmons, and G. Lindner. 2017. Quantitative Survey of Freshwater Mussels (Unionoidea) and Assessment of Sediment Contamination in the Big River, Missouri. Poster Presentation for the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Annual Meeting, November, 2017. 2017-11-13
Lindner, G., K. Key, K. Bouska, and A.E. Rosenberger. Derivation of hydrogeomorphic variables for fundamental niche modeling of unionid mussel concentrations in Missouri Ozark Rivers. Oral Presentation for the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Kansas City, Missouri, 2016. 2016-08-25
Lindner, G., K. Bouska, K. Key, and A. Rosenberger. 2016. Maxent modeling for Missouri Ozark unionids with macroscale hydro-geomorphic variables. Seminar, Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, January 2016. 2016-01-24
Lindner, G., C. Paukert, A. Rosenberger, R. Jacobson, K. Bouska, and E. Bulliner. 2016. An examination of costs and benefits for capturing meaningful hydro-geomorphic criteria for aquatic biota in rivers. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO. 2016-08-22
Key, K., G. Lindner, K. Bouska, and A. Rosenberger. 2017. Generation of a fundamental niche model for diverse mussel assemblages within the northeastern Ozark region of Missouri. Missouri Natural Resources Conference, Osage Beach, MO, February 2017. 2017-02-02
Key, K., G. Lindner, K. Bouska, and A. Rosenberger. 2016. Using maxent to generate a fundamental niche model for diverse mussel assemblages within the northeastern Ozark region of Missouri. Missouri Natural Resource Conference, Osage Beach, MO. February, 2016. 2016-02-03
Key, K., A. Rosenberger, G. Lindner, and K. Bouska. 2017. Using maxent to generate a fundamental niche model for diverse mussel assemblages within the northeastern Ozark region of Missouri. Poster Presentation, School of Natural Resources Research Day, May 2017. 2017-05-03
Key, K., A. Rosenberger, G. Lindner, and K. Bouska. 2017. Hierarchical approach to mussel conservation: from niche modeling to field monitoring. Oral presentation, American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, August 2017. 2017-08-24
Bouska, K., G. Lindner, R. Jacobson, and C. Paukert.Identifying floodplain conservation land management priorities and science needs for the Lower Missouri River. Missouri River Natural Resources Conference, Nebraska City, NE 2015-03-11
Bouska, K., G. Lindner, R. Jacobson, and C. Paukert. Stakeholder-led Science: Engaging floodplain conservation land managers to identify and meet science needs. International Society for River Science Biennial Meeting, LaCrosse, WI 2015-08-23
Lindner, G. K. Bouska, C. Paukert, R. Jacobson. Floodplain inundation mapping to support multi-objective restoration and management of conservation lands on the lower Missouri River. Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, Grand Rapids, MI 2016-01-26
Technical Publications Publication Date
Whittier, J., C. Paukert, J. Olden, K. Pitts, and A. Strecker. 2011. Lower Colorado River Basin Aquatic Gap Analysis Project Draft Final Report. 2011-01-31
Pitts, K.L. and W. Hewes. 2009. Natural security: how sustainable water strategies are preparing communities for a changing climate. American Rivers. 2009-09-30
Bouska, K., K. Erndt-Pitcher, A. Lloyd, A. Nelson, and T. Stoebner. 2012. Challenges to integrating human and natural systems: An assessment of the Cache River Watershed. Final Report to National Science Foundation Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Program – Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Watershed Science and Policy. 181 pp. 2012-01-31