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

Missouri Staff Member


Nick Sievert

Email: nas4tf@mail.mizzou.edu

Education

  • BS University of Wisconsin-Madison 2010

Research Interest

Aquatic Biodiversity Conservation Stream, Shoreline, and Wetland Restoration

Research Publications Publication Date
Staudt, A., A. Leidner, J. Howard, K. Brauman, J. Dukes, L. Hansen, C. Paukert, J. Sabo, L. Solorzano. 2012. Climate change effects on already stressed biodiversity, ecosystems, and ecosystem services. Pages 5-1 to 5-32 in: S. Carter, F. S. Chapin III, N. Grimm, P. Kareiva, M. Ruckelshaus, M. Staudinger, A. Staudt, B. Stein, editors. Climate Change Impacts on Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Ecosystem Services: Technical Input to the National Climate Assessment. U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA. 2012-07-31
Staudt, A., A. K. Leidner, J. Howard, K. A. Brauman, J. Dukes, L. Hansen, C. Paukert, J. Sabo, L. A. Solórzano. Adding Fuel to the Fire: Interactions of Climate Change with Other Environmental Stressors. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 11(9): 494-501. 2013-11-30
Sievert, N.S., J.B. Whittier, and C. P. Paukert. 2019. Influence of Conservation Planning Methodology on Species Representation and Spatial Distribution of Priority Areas. Pages 85 to 108 in D. Dauwalter, editor. Multispecies and Watershed Approaches to Freshwater Fish Conservation. American Fisheries Society Symposium. 2019-09-30
Sievert, N., C. Paukert, Y. Psang, and D. Infante. 2016. Development and Assessment of an Index to Determine Stream Fish Vulnerability to Climate Change and Habitat Degradation. Ecological Indicators. 2016-05-31
Sievert, N. A., C. P. Paukert, and J. B. Whittier. 2020. A Framework to Incorporate Established Conservation Networks into Freshwater Conservation Planning. Frontiers in Environmental Science: https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2020.515081 2020-12-31
Daniel, W., N. Sievert, D. Infante, J. Whittier, J. Stewart, C. Paukert, and K. Herreman. 2017. A decision support mapper for conserving stream fish habitats of the Northeast Climate Science Center region. Final Report to the US Geological Survey, Northeast Climate Science Center, Amherst, MA. 2017-05-31
Presentations Presentation Date
Tracy-Smith, E., C. Paukert, N. Sievert, P. Blanchard, M. Combes, B. Landwer, and J. Persinger. 2020. Evaluating fish community changes to stream flow alterations. Missouri Natural Resources Conference, Osage Beach, MO 2020-02-04
Tracy-Smith, E. P. Blanchard, M. Combes, D. Lobb, C. Paukert, J. Persinger, and N. Sievert. 2018. Estimating hydrology at fish sampling sites. Missouri Natural Resources Conference, Osage Beach, MO 2018-02-01
Stratton, C., N. Sievert, and C. Paukert. 2018. Influences of landscape, instream habitat, and biotic interactions on stream fish communities in the Missouri Plains and Ozarks. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ. 2018-08-21
Stratton, C., N. Sievert, and C. Paukert. 2018. Stream size influences relationships between fish abundance and watershed landscape, instream habitat, and biotic interactions in the Missouri Plains and Ozarks. Missouri Natural Resources Conference, Osage Beach, MO. 2018-02-01
Sievert, N., and C. Paukert. Missouri’s Conservation Networks: Representation of Stream Fish Species and Relative Conservation Value. American Fisheries Society Meeting, Little Rock, AR. 2013-09-08
Sievert, N., and C. Paukert. Development and evaluation of vulnerability indices for Missouri’s stream fishes. Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, Wichita, KS. 10 December 2012. 2012-12-12
Sievert, N., and C. Paukert. Assessing the Vulnerability and Distribution of Missouri’s Stream Fish Species. Missouri Natural Resources Conference, Osage beach, MO. 2013-02-01
Sievert, N., and C. Paukert. A Vulnerability Assessment for Missouri Stream Fish Species: Development and Evaluation. American Fisheries Society Meeting, Little Rock, AR. 2013-09-08
Sievert, N., and C. Paukert. 2019. Investigating the Role of Stream Flow in the Structuring of Headwater Stream Fish Communities. Missouri Natural Resources Conference, Osage Beach, MO. 2019-02-06
Sievert, N., and C. Paukert. 2018. Characterizing Stream Habitat Availability Using Level Loggers and Time Lapse Photography. Missouri Natural Resources Conference, Osage Beach, MO. 2018-02-01
Sievert, N., Y. Tsang, W. Daniel, C. Paukert, D. Infante, J. Whittier, K. Herreman, and J. Stewart. 2016. Assessing climate impacts based on observed fish responses to stream temperature and flow metrics. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO. 2016-08-22
Sievert, N., W. Daniel, Y. Tang, C. Paukert, D. Infante, J. Whittier, K. Herreman, J. Stewart, T. Wagner. An Assessment of Potential Changes in Habitat Classes Due to Climate Change in the Northeast Climate Science Center Region. Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, Grand Rapids, MI 2016-01-26
Sievert, N., J. Whittier, and C. Paukert. 2018. Parameterization of Spatial Conservation Prioritization: Impacts on Stream Conservation Priorities. Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, Milwaukee, WI 2018-01-31
Sievert, N., J. Whittier, and C. Paukert. 2017. Establishing Freshwater Conservation Priorities with Consideration of Existing Conservation Networks. Invited presentation, American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL. 2017-08-22
Sievert, N., C. Paukert, and J. Whittier. Priority Watersheds, Conservation Opportunity Areas, and the Existing Conservation Network: Opportunities for Stream Fish Conservation. Missouri Natural Resources Conference, Osage Beach, MO 2014-02-05
Sievert, N., C. Paukert, and J. Whittier. Prioritizing Stream Conservation in Missouri’s Conservation Networks: Applications and Lessons for Landscape Scale Freshwater Conservation Planning. Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, Indianapolis, IN 2015-02-09
Sievert, N., C. Paukert, and J. Whittier. Prioritizing Stream Conservation in Missouri’s Conservation Networks: Applications and Lessons for Landscape Scale Freshwater Conservation Planning 2014-10-23
Sievert, N., C. Paukert, and J. Whittier. Incorporating Existing Conservation Networks into Freshwater Conservation Planning. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Portland, OR 2015-08-17
Sievert, N., C. Paukert, and J. Whittier. Conserving Missouri’s Stream Fish Through Protected and Priority Areas: An Evaluation of Species Representation and Conservation Opportunities. Missouri Natural Resources Conference, Osage Beach, MO. 2015-02-05
Sievert, N., C. Paukert, and J. Whittier. A Framework for Identifying Opportunities for Aquatic Biodiversity Conservation. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Quebec City. 2014-08-19
Sievert, N. and C. Paukert. 2020. Examining the Influence of Altered Stream Flow on the composition of Headwater Fish Communities. Missouri Natural Resources Conference, Osage Beach, MO 2020-02-04
Sievert, N. C. Paukert, and J. Whittier. A Framework for Evaluating Aquatic Biodiversity Conservation in Existing Conservation Networks. Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, Kansas City, Missouri. 2014-01-26
Paukert, C., N. Sievert, J. Whittier, E. Tracy Smith, E. Kleekamp, and J. Rogosch. 2020. Aquatic landscape conservation tools: helping manage Missouri’s aquatic systems. Missouri Natural Resources Conference, Osage Beach, MO 2020-02-04
Paukert, C. and N. Sievert. INDICES FOR BIOLOGICAL ASSESSMENTS: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE. Global Inland Fisheries Conference, Rome Italy 2015-01-27
Paukert, C. and N. Sievert. A FRAMEWORK FOR ASSESSING STREAM FISH VULNERABILITY TO CLIMATE AND LAND USE CHANGE. Global Inland Fisheries Conference, Rome Italy 2015-01-27
Paukert, C. E. Kleekamp, and N. Sievert. 2019. Linking Local to Landscape Drivers to Aquatic Biodiversity to Prioritize Streams in a Diverse Landscape. International Society for River Science Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria. 9 September 2019. 2019-09-09
Infante, D., N. Sievert, W. Daniel, C. Paukert, J. Whittier, Y. Tsang, and J. Stewart. FISHTAIL: Conserving stream habitats and fishes from current and future threats throughout large regions. World Fisheries Congress, Busan, South Korea. 2016-05-24
Daniel, W., N. Sievert, D. Infante, J. Whittier, J. Stewart, C. Paukert, and K. Herreman. 2016. A decision support mapper for conserving stream fish habitats of the Northeast Climate Science Center region. Final Report to the US Geological Survey, Northeast Climate Science Center, Amherst, MA. 2017-03-13
Daniel, W., N. Sievert, D. Infante, C. Paukert, J. Stewart, J. Whittier, T. Wagner, K. Herreman, and Y. Tsang. FISHTAIL: A decision support mapper for conserving stream fish habitats of the NE CSC region Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, Indianapolis, IN. 2015-02-10
Daniel, W., N. Sievert, D. Infante, C. Paukert, J. Stewart, J. Whittier, K. Herreman, and Yin-Phan Tsang. 2016. FISHTAIL: A decision support mapper for conserving stream fishes and their habitats in the NE CSC region. Great Lakes Adaptation Forum, Ann Arbor, MI 2016-10-05