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

South Dakota Technical Assistance Activities


Collage of photos including a mountain lion, a telemetry study, mallard ducks ad a sturgeon.

Coop Unit staff provide technical assistance to natural resource agencies on a variety of issues. The Unit works with the SDSU Agriculture Extension Office by helping produce technical materials on fish and wildlife issues in South Dakota. Unit staff also provide continuing education workshops to cooperators.


Description and Agency Provider(s) Date
meeting with SD Game, Fish & Parks staff (PPP-LCC project) - provided assistance with developing their landowner survey
S. D. Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2015-05-14
meeting with SD Game, Fish & Parks staff (PPP-LCC project)
S.D. Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2014-12-18
meeting with S.D. Game, Fish & Parks staff (PPP-LCC project - assistance with developing their landowner survey
S. D. Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2015-07-08
meeting with S.D. Game, Fish & Parks fisheries staff (Summer Fisheries Meeting in Yankton) to talk about the up-coming economic study
S. D. Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2015-07-27
meeting with S.D. Game, Fish & Parks Western Regional Advisory Panel to talk about the up-coming landowner survey being conducted by SDGFP
S. D. Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2015-07-21
meeting with N.D Game & Fish staff (PPP-LCC project) - assistance with reviewing the first draft of their landowner survey
N. D. Game & Fish
Gigliotti 2015-07-12
Worked with SDGFP staff to help design and launch their 2013 statewide angler survey.
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2013-11-11
Worked to develop proposal ideas for watershed management in Lake Alvin, South Dakota; assisted with the EPA 319 proposal for a demonstration project that aims to reduce sediment loading into the reservoir by constructing settling ponds and an outflow control structure.
EPA
Chipps 2006-12-19
Worked on a survey instrument for GFP related to Law Enforcement
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti 2014-02-18
Water quality assessment and bacterial bloom identification for Pickerel Lake, South Dakota
Pickerel Lake Association
Chipps 2012-07-16
Was interviewed about watershed connectivity; the taped interview will be part of a public information video and education package.
Brookings Radio
Berry
Visited a road culvert site for Federal Emergency Management Agency to determine the presence of Topeka shiners; none were found.
FEMA
Berry
Visited Mina Lake in northeastern South Dakota to document water quality characteristics.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Chipps
Using Unit's Aquatic Gap analysis data showing rivers and predicted fish distribution on BLM lands in Montana.
BLM
Chipps, Berry
To U.S. Department of Justice: reviewed and commented on a federal litigation case involving a wetlands restoration plan; served as an expert witness in United States v. Cundiff.
Department of Justice
Chipps 2004-05-05
The Unit?��s Master Station Bird Banding Permit (No. 09262) was renewed until September 30, 2007; wildlife bird banding studies are done at SDSU under this permit.
USGS SDCFWRU
Berry
The Nature Conservancy's (TNC) portfolio of streams that are of priority conservation importance is published (www.nature.org/Minnesota). Several South Dakota streams are included. Research Associate Steve Wall attended several meetings with TNC and provided advice on streams with Topeka shiners.
TNC
Berry, Wall 2005-01-01
The National Office of the Izaak Walton League asked about restoration of the James River and the Topeka shiner.
Izaak Walton League
Berry
Tested GFP's 2016 internet angler survey to make sure it was ready for implementation.
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2016-12-20
Supplied stream fisheries information to HGR Engineering.
HGR Engineering
Berry
Supplied lists of fishes in streams that border BLM lands in western South Dakota.
SD BLM
Berry
Supplied information to USGS Aquatic Gap Office on Canadian programs and scientists that might benefit from sharing information about Aquatic Gap Analysis.
USGS Aquatic Gap Office
Berry
Supplied information on fishes of the North Dakota tributaries to the Red River to Elliott Stefanik, St. Paul Office, Corps of Engineers.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Berry
Supplied information on fish distribution to Jerry Wilhite, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks, Rapid City.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Berry
Supplied fish data.
EPA
Berry
Supplied data on fish species.
USDA
Berry
Supplied a synopsis of the James River fish studies since 1989, and all relevant reprints and theses to Eric Laux (402-221-7186), who is overseeing the EIS on the James River Restoration Program proposed by the James River WDD.
EIS
Berry 2003-11-01
Summarized data analyzed from the SD Game, Fish and Parks statewide angler survey
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti 2014-05-13
Students helped seine the kids fishing pond in preparation for the Trout Extravaganza put on by the Brookings Wildlife Federation .
BWF
Berry
Sixty yellow perch fin clips were collected for a perch genetic study being done by a Wisconsin student with the Wisconsin Co-op Unit.
WI Coop Unit
Berry 2006-06-14
Served on CRU Awards committee
USGS Coop Units
Chipps
Served as team member for the upper basin Pallid Sturgeon workshop to develop and refine conceptual ecological models (CEMs) for larval pallid sturgeon.
US Army Corps of Engineers
Chipps 2013-07-24
Served as Chair of special committee for AFS to evaluate student mentoring and leadship program
American Fisheries Society
Chipps 2011-03-12
Seined the kids’ fishing pond in preparation for stocking 1,200 rainbow trout for Trout Extravaganza Weekend.
Brookings Wildlife Federation
Berry
Searched for and identified some human dimensions data on deer management needed by GFP for a presentation.
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2017-07-06
Sampled the EROS pond to document fish species composition and abundance.
Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Science Center
Chipps, Greiner
S.D> Game, Fish & Parks staff (fisheries projects)
S.D. Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2015-03-31
S.D. Game, Fish & Parks staff (fisheries projects)
S. D. Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2015-04-03
S.D. Game, Fish & Parks staff (Fisheries projects)
S.D. Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2015-03-11
Reviewed/commented on South Dakotas Pallid Sturgeon Management Plan; also reviewed Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)/Game, Fish and Parks water quality data and provided input regarding elevated pH levels in regional lakes.
GFP
Chipps
Reviewed completion report and consultant findings for solar aeration pilot study on Lake Madison, South Dakota
South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
Chipps 2013-06-19
Reviewed and agency report and provided advice for developing a manuscript and future research about young anglers.
South Daktoa Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2019-11-06
Reviewed a survey and provided advice for the Gregory County Prescribed Burn Association. The survey, about cedar control, was sent to landowners in Gregory County, SD
Gregory County Prescribed Burn Association
Gigliotti 2012-01-03
Reviewed a request to extend the road culvert study being conducted by the University of Montana on Topeka shiner streams in the James River basin.
DOT Science Advisory Panel.
Berry
Reviewed a questionnaire, coordinated the implementation of a survey of South Dakota Non-Operator Landowners, analyzed the data and provided a data report.
South Dakota Association of Conservation Districts
Gigliotti 2018-03-23
Reviewed a draft Spearing/Bow-fishing survey for GFP.
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti
Reviewed a deer hunter questionnaire for Jay Boulanger (University of North Dakota)
University of North Dakota
Gigliotti
Reviewed South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Statewide Strategic Plan Components document.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti
Reviewed South Dakota Game, Fish and Park's draft river otter plan.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti
Reviewed Ph.D. dissertation by Mr. Muhammad Asif Riaz, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan, entitled ?ǣStudies on the feasibility of raising Channa marulius with tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus by using different predator-prey stocking ratios in fertilized ponds.?ǥ
University of Faisalabad
Chipps
Reviewed DENR sampling guidelines for lake water quality parameters as part of their effort to develop a state-wide TMDL for mercury; added selenium, dissolved organic carbon, and dissolved inorganic carbon to the list of variables to be analyzed.
DENR
Chipps
Research Associate Steve Wall helped with formulating the Biological Opinion for best management practices for construction at road crossings over streams inhabited by Topeka shiners.
SD Fish and Wildlife
Berry 2004-02-01
Research Associate Steve Wall attended the aquatic conservation planning meeting for the Northern Tallgrass Prairie Ecoregion; Wall advised on distribution of fishes, especially the endangered Topeka shiner.
Northern Tallgrass Prairie Ecoregion
Berry 2004-03-01
Refined a draft questionnaire and study plan for the survey of public attitudes towards non-game fish management in the Black Hills for GFP.
South Daktoa Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2017-02-16
Pulled together some spawning temperature data for West River warm and coolwater fishes.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Berry
Provided the Powder River Basin Resource Council with an update on a recently funded DENR/EPA project to evaluate atmospheric mercury deposition in South Dakota.
DENR and EPA
Chipps
Provided technical assistance to South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks' biologists after an ethanol spill near Huron, South Dakota, resulted in a moderate fish kill.
GFP
Chipps
Provided technical assistance to Game, Fish and Parks' biologists after an ethanol spill near Huron, South Dakota, resulted in a moderate fish kill.
Game, Fish and Parks
Chipps
Provided technical assistance to Deputy Chief Kevin Whalen and Unit Leader Donna Parrish (Vermont Unit) on bioenergetics modeling related to a study on Atlantic salmon smolts.
USGS
Chipps
Provided technical assistance regarding factors affecting Hg accumulation in South Dakota fishes.
DENR
Chipps
Provided technical assistance on mercury contamination and fish mercury advisories to Civil Design INC. as part of a technical plan to divert water from Twin Lakes into Sinai Lake to reduce flooding along highway 81.
Civil Design INC.
Chipps 2012-06-08
Provided technical and analytical assistance to Game, Fish and Parks in a study to evaluate productivity of small impoundments.
South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks
Chipps
Provided some help analyzing data from GFP's Decoy-Only Hunting Unit
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (Contact: Cindy Longmire)
Gigliotti
Provided some data and results from the 2015 Statewide Angler Survey needed for a presentation
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department
Gigliotti 2017-10-24
Provided project up-dates at Game, Fish and Parks Summer Fisheries Meeting.
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2013-07-15
Provided invertebrate data from the Rapid Creek study (Didymoshpenia) to University of Durham, UK, for use in a review paper in Hydrobiologia.
University of Durham
Chipps
Provided instructions and 500 test strips to detect whether jars of fish specimens contain formalin or alcohol to faculty and students to ?save their sense of smell.?
Brookings High School
Berry
Provided input on avian species considered under the South Dakota Wildlife Action Plan Revision. Suggested and justified new species to include, advised on retention of currently-listed species.
South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks
Stafford 2011-12-15
Provided information to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources about the possibility of skipjack herring (Alosa chrysochloris).
Iowa DNR
Berry
Provided information to Carol Aron (Game, Fish and Parks) on the effects of dams on tributaries to the Missouri River.
GFP
Berry
Provided information to Blue Dog State fish hatchery on algae control approaches for managing fish rearing ponds
SD Game, Fish and Parks
Chipps 2012-01-30
Provided information on water level changes in northeastern South Dakota lakes from work being conducted by Ph.D. student Trevor Selch.
Nature Conservancy
Chipps
Provided information on walleye feeding rates in Missouri River impoundments
S. D Department of Game, Fish & Parks
Chipps
Provided information on the Topeka shiner for an impact assessment related to extending the Brookings, South Dakota, airport runway over Six-Mile Creek.
Graham Environmental Services
Berry
Provided information on national professional organizations and advocacy groups for natural history museums and collections.
South Dakota State University Natural History Collections Coalition
Berry 2010-01-22
Provided information on American eels in the Missouri River to Biologist Scott Larson (ES-Pierre).
ES
Berry
Provided fresh mercury data to SD Department of Environment and Natural Resources from studies conducted in 2007 and 2008.
SD Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Chipps
Provided fish mercury information to Department of Environment and Natural Resources staff.
SD DENR
Chipps
Provided data to Boyd Schultz, Brookings Private Lands Office, because new locations for Topeka shiners were needed to update the Private Lands Activities Plan.
Brookings Private Lands Office
Berry
Provided data and site information to G. Braughton, who was sampling NAQUA sites in South Dakota.
USGS Wyoming Water Office
Berry
Provided assistance/advice on surveying deer hunters
South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2011-12-16
Provided assistance with developing a sampling scheme for using email and a web-based survey platform to conduct statewide angler surveys for SDGFP
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti 2018-02-01
Provided assistance to South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks related to conducting a survey of prairie dog shooters in South Dakota. Developed the survey and explained how to implement the survey.
South Dakota Game Fish and Parks
Gigliotti
Provided assistance to South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks on how to set-up the data from their 2011 goose hunting unit to be entered into the computer.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti
Provided assistance to Mark Fencel & Chris Longhenry (SDGFP) in Chamberlain to help design their economic study (field data collection)
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti
Provided assistance to Jake Davis & Greg Simpson (SDGFP) in Rapid City to help design their economic study (field data collection).
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department
Gigliotti
Provided assistance to Dave Lucchesi & Todd St. Sauver (SDGFP) in Sioux Falls to help design their economic study (field data collection)
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department
Gigliotti
Provided assistance to Arizona Game and Fish (Loren Chase) in reviewing a human dimensions project (survey design and review of questionnaire)
Arizona Game and Fish
Gigliotti 2015-08-25
Provided assistance for Peter Fritzell (IA DNR) in reviewing their survey questions for a landowner survey (survey design and review of questionnaire)
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Gigliotti, Sweikert
Provided assistance for Kevin Kading (ND Game & Fish) in reviewing their survey questions for a landowner survey (survey design and review of questionnaire).
North Daktoa Game & Fish Department
Gigliotti, Sweikert
Provided assistance for Idaho Game and Fish (Michele Beucler) related to survey procedures and possible future research projects
Idahoa Game and Fish
Gigliotti 2015-08-21
Provided an overview and orientation to Cindy Longmire related to the human dimensions position at Game, Fish, and Parks (my old position with the agency). GFP requested that I provide this assistance.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (Contact: Cindy Longmire)
Gigliotti
Provided advice related to planning, and reviewed a planning document for Dave Lucchesi
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti
Provided advice related to doing surveys in South Dakota.
John Loomis, CSU
Gigliotti
Provided advice related to developing surveys.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti
Provided advice on developing a survey using SurveyMonkey to Eileen Dowd-Stukel.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti
Provided a review of an angler survey (developed by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources) for Jerry Wilhite (Western Area Power Administration, Lakewood, CO).
Western Area Power Administration
Gigliotti 2012-01-27
Provided a presentation on human dimensions for the Plains and Prairie Potholes LCC.
Plains and Prairie Pothole LCC
Gigliotti 2013-08-06
Provided U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Garrison Hatchery, with a list of fishes by river basin to help fill out a stocking report relating to native and exotic and introduced fishes.
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Berry
Provided SDGFP with survey templates (Internet and paper) and advice for conducting the annual mountain lion hunter surveys.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti
Provided GFP (Geno Adams) with additional data analyses of their 2015 statewide angler survey (5 hours).
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department
Gigliotti
Provided GFP (Cindy Longmire) with assistance in providing information requested from the public about waterfowl hunting in South Dakota (3 hours).
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti
Provided DENR with fish lists for river basins and attended briefing on proposed changes in stream and lake designated uses.
DENR
Berry 2008-09-17
Provided 1st-year Progress Reports on GFP's Angler Survey Project
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti 2012-08-14
Processed and analyzed water quality data for Angostura Reservoir
S. D. Department of Game, Fish and Parks
Chipps
Presented to City Council of Mitchell SD on Lake Mitchell alum treatment at annual Winter Fisheries Meeting, Pierre, South Dakota.
City of Michell SD
Chipps
Peer-Reviewer
American Fisheries Society, Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
Chipps 2011-12-05
Participation in Summer Fisheries Staff Meeting, South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks.
GFP
Chipps, Selch, Fincel 2007-07-10
Participated in ecosytem review meeting sponsored by GFP. Developed management strategies for managment and research in glacial lakes
GFP
Chipps
Participated in Missouri River research meeting to explore effects of water level fluctuations on the walleye fishery in Lake Oahe. Provided technical advice/overview on long-term trends in the walleye fishery and prey resources in Lake Oahe.
South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks
Chipps 2013-02-04
Organized invertebrate identification workshop for regional fisheries biologists in North and South Dakota.
Dakota Chapter American Fisheries Society
Chipps
ND Game & Fish staff (discuss possible ideas for future projects)
N. D. Game and Fish
Gigliotti 2015-04-19
Met with staff to discuss small impoundment research and toxicology testing for developing urban fisheries in eastern South Dakota.
GFP
Chipps
Met with staff to discuss data needs/availability for the Missouri River Ecosystem Restoration Program.
U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Chipps, Berry
Met with researchers to discuss didymo sampling in the Black Hills.
University of Wisconsin
Chipps, James
Met with personnel from South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and parks to discuss a possible evaluation of the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program under the State Wildlife Grants program
South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks
Stafford 2011-12-20
Met with former Unit student Jeremy Duehr, who is now employed by Westwood Professional Services. The firm is working for the James River Water Development District; provided background literature, suggested several people for nomination to a Technical Committee; conferred with COE Project Leader E. Laux.
Westwood Professional Services
Berry
Met with fisheries staff in Pierre to discuss needs to economic angler date.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti
Met with cooperators to discuss lake sturgeon research in Voyageurs National Park.
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Chipps, Shaw
Met with Water Division staff from Rapid City and Huron to discuss chemical and biological monitoring of Big Sioux River water for endocrine disrupting chemicals.
Rapid City & Huron Water Division Staff
Berry
Met with South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks to discuss water quality analyses in Rapid Creek, South Dakota, as part of the effort to document effects of nutrient enhancement on Didymo biomass.
SD GFP
Chipps, James
Met with South Dakota Department of Transportation in Pierre to evaluate three proposals for Topeka shiner research ($120,000 for two years).
SD DOT
Berry
Met with SDSU Department Chair (Dave Willis) and Dick Emrick (SD Wildlife Heritage Initiative) to talk about some of my past human dimensions research and to provide advice about some projects that Dick was interested in doing.
Dick Emrick (SD Wildlife Heritage Initiative)
Gigliotti 2012-01-09
Met with SDGFP (Eileen Dowd-Stukel and others) to discuss how to get feedback on GFP's Wildlife Action Plan and discuss progress on results from their survey.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti
Met with S.D. Game, Fish and Parks staff to help design their 2014 statewide angler survey (John Lott, Geno Adams, Cynthia Longmire, and Will Sayler).
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti
Met with John Cooper to discuss doing a needs assessment for South Dakota in relation to considerations of creating a dedicated source of conservation funding.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission
Gigliotti
Met with GFP to talk about progress and further steps needed for the revision of the GFP's Wildlife Action Plan
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti
Met with GFP staff to discuss possible human dimensions projects.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti
Met with GFP concerning evaluation of uban fishing projects
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti
Met with Dr. Robert Pillsbury, University of Wisconsin aquatic plant ecologist, to coordinate research in Rapid Creek.
GFP
Chipps
Met with Dr. Delvin DeBoer, South Dakota State University Environmental Engineering Department, as part of a collaborative effort to develop a strategy for screening potential toxicants (water quality and fish flesh) from developing urban fisheries in eastern South Dakota.
SDSU
Chipps
Met with Biologists Mike Barnes and Craig Soupir to discuss thiamine isotope studies on Lake Oahe.
GFP
Chipps
Meeting with various agency staff at the Pathways to Success Conference in Estes Park (PPP-LCC project)
MN DNR: MT Game & Fish: SD Game, Fish & ParksFP
Gigliotti 2014-10-06
Meeting with SDGFP to discuss possible research. Resulted in delivery of a pre-proposal:"Evaluation of hunter use and landowner opinions of the James River Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program in SD.
South Dakota Game Fish & Parks
Gigliotti
Meeting with Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to provide assistance with developing their survey (PPP-LCC project)
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Gigliotti 2015-08-18
Meeting with Iowa Department of Natural Resources to provide assistance with developing their survey (PPP-LCC project)
Ioaw Deaprtment of Natural Resources
Gigliotti 2015-08-17
Meeting with GFP concerning a possible human dimensions project to catalog all the work that I had done for GFP (Cindy Longmire)
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti
Meeting with GFP concerning a possible human dimensions project regarding law enforcement (Emmett Keyser)
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti
Meet with the Iowa DNR staff to discuss possible involvement in the Plains & Prairie Pothole LCC
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Gigliotti 2014-06-29
Meet with SD GFP wildlife staff to review research needs
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti 2014-05-21
Meet with SD GFP staff to discuss progress on a survey research project
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti 2014-08-25
Meet with SD GFP staff to discuss possible involvement in the Plains & Prairie Pothole LCC project
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2014-08-04
Meet with SD GFP fisheries staff to review research needs
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti 2014-06-24
Meet with SD GFP fisheries staff to review and discuss possible research opportunities
South Daktoa Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti 2014-07-30
Meet with SD GFP fisheries staff to discuss possible research to measure economic impact and value of small impoundment fisheries in South Dakota
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti 2014-09-09
Meet with North Daktoa GAme and Fish staff to discuss possible involvement in the Plains & Prairie Pothole LCC project
North Dakota Game & Fish
Gigliotti 2014-08-27
Meet with Minnesota DNR to discuss possible involvement in the Plains & Prairie Pothole -LCC project
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Gigliotti 2014-09-22
Meet with MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks staff to discuss possible involvement in the Plains & Prairie Pothole LCC project
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Gigliotti 2014-09-14
Manuscript Review (Management-relevant angler characterization: species and water body preferences among New York's anglers).
North American Journal of Fisheries Management
Gigliotti 2012-01-20
Ken Sullivan, Missouri Department of Conservation, requested information on catfish populations; sent unpublished age and growth data on the flatheads and channel cats in the James and Big Sioux Rivers.
MIssouri Dept. of Conservation
Berry
Implemented GFP's 2016 internet angler survey on the SurveyMonkey platform.
South Daktoa Game,Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2016-12-30
Identified snails (Physidae) that are clogging water inflow structures at Watertown City water treatment plant
City of Watertown SD
Chipps
Identified rusty crayfish collected from the Big Sioux river for Game, Fish and Parks. This was the first reported occurrence of rusty crayfish in South Dakota
GFP
Chipps
I helped implement and analyze an internet survey measuring stress levels of South Dakota agricultural producers.
South Dakota Soil Health Coalition
Gigliotti 2019-11-01
Hosted staff from the COE Omaha district, who met to discuss research progress and needs for juvenile pallid sturgeon. GRAs presented overviews of research projects.
Corps of Engineers
Chipps
Hosted graduate student Cory Sterns, Frostburg State University, on several fish sampling trips this summer to the tributaries of the Red River of the North.
Ahrens, Ranney, Spindler, Borgstrom, Fincel 2007-09-20
Helped the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) (Connie Vicuna, Huron) estimate the screen mesh size needed to protect Topeka shiners from being entrained in irrigation pumps and other water withdraw sites and presented a project status report.
NRCS
Berry 2004-11-01
Helped synthesize and prioritize research needs for pallid sturgeon.
USCOE
Chipps
Helped South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks with anaylsis of a Private Lands Survey
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti 2014-01-22
Helped South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks staff recruit college students for a workshop on hunting.
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2019-09-04
Helped Sayre Associates with listing rare species near Garretson, South Dakota, where the sewer system is being expanded.
Sayre Associates
Berry
Helped SD Game, Fish and Parks conduct a workshop for college students interested in learning about hunting.
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2019-10-26
Helped National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Biologist Jim Finnigan plan a floodplain dugout with respect to lessening chances for the dugout to become a sink for Topeka shiners.
NRCS
Berry 2004-05-01
Helped GFP launch their Internet statewide angler survey
South Daktoa State Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2014-01-01
Helped E. Laux (Omaha) find literature on the benefits to riparian zones to stream water quality to calculate benefits in the upper Big Sioux River watershed.
E. Laux (Omaha)
Berry 2004-07-01
Fisheries research planning session.
USGS SDCFWRU
Chipps, Berry
Evaluation and restoration of brown trout habitat in Gary Creek, SD. Conducted in-stream habitat and fish surveys, identified limiting habitat conditions, developed a habitat improvement plan.
Trout Unlimited - Dakota Chapter
Chipps 2016-09-15
Evaluated results from a pilot study to reduce algal blooms on Lake Madison using solar-powered wind turbines.
Lake Madison Lake Association
Chipps 2012-11-08
Drafted a questionnaire for studying public attitudes towards non-game fish management in the Black Hills.
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2016-11-15
Drafted a questionnaire for identifying/measuring factors important for having a "quality" waterfowl hunting experience.
South Daktoa Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2016-11-03
Did a literature search for information about state wildlife commissions.
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks / Tom Kirschenmann
Gigliotti 2019-05-22
Developed sampling protocols and coordination plans for collecting lake trout and northern pike from Pactola Reservoir with staff from South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Chipps
Developed a white-paper summary of human dimensions work on mountain lion management in SD from 2002-2012
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2013-11-13
Developed a survey instrument for collecting information about prairie dog shooting activity in South Dakota
South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2011-12-20
Developed GFP's 2016 internet angler survey (produced 10 internet surveys one for each of GFP's 10 fishing licenses)
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2016-12-05
Data on Missouri River fishes was requested as being critical to a National Science Foundation grant proposal to study fish diseases in the National Recreational River segments.
Missouri River
Berry
Coordination of the South Dakota presentation at the upcoming Topeka Shiner Workshop. Five-Year Review.
Topeka Shiner Workshop
Berry
Coordinated the state management plan for Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) with Game, Fish and Parks.
GFP
Chipps
Coordinated isotope samples/analysis for a Black Hills trout project being led by Jack Erickson - Game, Fish and Parks.
GFP
Chipps
Consulted with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Personnel, Kulm District, regarding research project design.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Stafford 2012-09-10
Conducted a SWOT Analysis for the NRLE (Natural Resource Law Enforcement) Advisory Board (multi-state/agency and Federal agency personnel that provides guidance for developing the Law Enforcement curriculum for the NRLE program at SD State University,
NRLE (Natural Resource Law Enforcement) Advisory Board
Gigliotti 2019-05-16
Compiled comments from the 2016 internet angler survey in a document for GFP.
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2017-02-03
Commented on proposed alternatives for improving water quality in Lake Mitchell; provided technical advice on external versus internal nutrient loading.
City of Mitchell, SD
Chipps
Collected sand shiners from Six Mile Creek and sent them to University of Kansas, Kendra Pitttman, Division of Biological Sciences, for genetics studies.
Ahrens, Berg, Ranney, Spindler, Borgstrom, Fincel 2007-09-01
Collected fish for the Flandreau Tribe to submit for contaminant analysis; showed how to sex fish to investigate the possible effects of gender bending chemicals.
Flandreau Indian Tribe
Berry
Checked the World Conservation Union (IUCN?s Red List Index for accurate information on the Topeka shiner.
World Conservation Union
Berry
Attending a meeting to develop/refine a questionnaire and plan for the survey to measure SD resident opinions about native fish management in the Black Hills
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2017-03-08
Attended an organization meeting for the Great Plains Fish Habitat Initiative in Bismarck, North Dakota.
Hayer 2008-03-24
Attended a meeting in Huron, SD with GFP staff to make plans for a study of factors important for a "quality" waterfowl hunting experience.
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti 2017-01-04
Attended South Dakota Game Fish & Parks Fall Wildlife Staff Meeting.
South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks
Stafford 2012-09-19
Attended South Dakota Game Fish & Parks Fall Wildlife Staff Meeting.
South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks
Stafford 2011-09-21
Attended GFP's Summer Fisheries Meeting and provided talks on conducting angler surveys and an up-date (progress report) on the current human dimensions project (Evaluation of Using the Internet to Collect Annual Angler Information.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti
Assisted with experimental design, data collection, analysis, and report writing for a study entitled "Effects of seasonal hypoxia on macroinvertebrate communities in a small reservoir"
South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks
Chipps 2009-05-15
Assisted fisheries staff with annual sampling on Lake Alvin, South Dakota.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Chipps
Assisted US Fish and Wildlife Service with wetland tiling study and new research work order to SDCFWRU
USFWS
Chipps 2011-10-03
Assisted South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks with their Eastern region fisheries strategic plan.
South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
Chipps 2013-06-26
Assisted South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks with technical information and methods concerning limnology; value of alum to control water quality; links between invertebrates and fish.
GFP
Chipps
Assisted South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks with sampling and water quality analysis for Lake Alvin, SD
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Chipps 2011-10-10
Assisted South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks with project management and sampling design for lake trout assessment in Pactola reservoir.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Chipps
Assisted South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks with creel survey study to evaluate factors affecting angler satisfaction in urban fishing ponds
South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
Chipps 2013-05-16
Assisted South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks with 5 year ecosystem planning efforts.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Chipps 2012-01-09
Assisted South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (Blue Dog State Fish Hatchery) determine water quality standards for walleye rearing ponds. Developed a monthly sampling protocol for quantifying nutrient concentration and invertebrate densities for extensive pond rearing.
South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
Chipps 2013-02-12
Assisted South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks with research planning for Pactola Reservoir and recent establishment of non-native, northern pike populations.
Game, Fish and Parks
Chipps 2011-11-04
Assisted SDGFP personnel with analytical questions.
South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks
Stafford 2012-09-25
Assisted SD Game, Fish and Parks and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service with East River Ecosystem watershed planning for South Dakota.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Chipps
Assisted Pickerel Lake Association with identification and description of bacterial blooms in Pickerel Lake, South Dakota.
Pickerel Lake Association and South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Chipps 2012-06-19
Assisted National Park Service with lake sturgeon telemetry study and data acquisition for Namakan reservoir
National Park Service
Chipps 2011-10-11
Assisted Game, Fish and Parks' staff with analysis of total phosphorus from water samples collected at Blue Dog State Fish Hatchery.
Game, Fish and Parks
Chipps
Assisted GFP staff with sampling efforts on Lake Alvin. A long-term data set on water quality and secondary productivity is being developed for Lake Alvin to evaluate the effects of future settling ponds and water level fluctuations.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Chipps
Assisted Dr. James Stone (South Dakota School of Mines and Technology) and DENR in developing a proposal to quantify patterns of atmospheric mercury deposition in South Dakota.
DENR
Chipps
Assistance with public involvement project for the South Dakota Game, Fish, & Parks (Eileen Dowd-Stukel)
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Gigliotti
Analyzed some date from GFP's Decoy-Only Hunting Unit and provided date for their Executive Summary Report.
South Dakota Game, Fish, & Parks
Gigliotti 2012-03-02
Analyzed data from the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks statewide angler survey
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti 2014-03-24
Analyzed data from the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks statewide angler survey
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti 2014-04-08
Analyzed angler data from the GFP's statewide angler survey
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
Gigliotti 2014-02-12
Advised the Corps of Engineers and other attendees at the multi-agency meeting on the upper Big Sioux River flood control projects about fishery values of the upper basin, including the status of the Topeka shiner.
Army Corps of Engineers
Berry
Advised Dr. Jim Wilson (Ag Extension Specialist) about fathead minnows as biological control agent for mosquito populations in South Dakota.
South Dakota State University
Chipps
Advised Brookings Children's Museum staff concerning themes for aquatic exhibits that might be included in the new museum.
Brookings Children's Museum
Berry
A major road in Sioux Falls, crossing the Big Sioux River, will be rebuilt and the Corps of Engineers needed information on fish in the river, especially the Topeka shiner.
Army Corps of Engineers
Berry
A WAFWA Lion Working Group has been formed to revisit and update the 2011 Managing Cougars in North America. I was lead author for the chapter titled Human Dimensions of Cougar Management: Public Attitudes and Values and will be taking the lead role to up-date this chapter in the book.
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA)
Gigliotti 2018-05-01
Role - Description Provider         Start Date        End Date       
Member, Committee on Undergraduate Research and Writing Berry 2008-09-01 Present
Director, Year of Science Activitiy Berry 2007-06-01 Present
Committee Member, Cooperative State Research Education and Extension Service (CSREES) Berry 2009-04-01 2009-04-30
Committee Member, University Committee Berry 2009-02-01 2009-02-28
Year of Science Discussion Leader Berry 2009-02-01 2009-02-28
Member, Space Utilization Committee Berry 2008-10-01 2008-10-31
Member, Water Resources Institute Steering Committee Berry 2008-09-01 2008-10-31
Chair, Space and Use Committee Chipps 2009-07-01 Present
Search Committee Chair, Assistant Professor-Fisheries Science - Led the search committee in a search for a new Faculty member (Fisheries Science) at SDSU Chipps 2020-01-01 2020-07-31
Graduate Curriculum committee Chipps 2016-01-01 2016-05-31
Environmental Science and Biology Seminar committee Chipps 2009-01-01 2011-07-31
Department Representative, Library Committee Chipps 2000-06-01 2011-01-31
Member, Department Curriculum Overview Committee Chipps 2009-06-01 2009-06-30
Search Committee Chair for the new fisheries faculty position. Chipps 2007-12-01 2008-04-30
Member, Search Committee for new Department Head, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences. Chipps 2007-06-01 2007-11-30
Member, Pallid sturgeon workgroup. Chipps 2005-11-01 2005-11-30
Chair, Fiscus speaker award Chipps 2004-09-01 2005-09-30
Role and Organization Individual         Start Date        End Date       
Special Committee, American Fisheries Society Chipps 2011-02-01 2011-04-30
Mentor, Mentor, 2+2+2 Native American Internship Program Berry 1990-09-01 2000-09-30
Member, Western Pilot EMAP Steering Committee Berry 2001-09-01 2002-01-31
Member, Technical Advisory Committee Berry 2006-03-01 Present
Member, Steering Committee, Great Plains Fish Habitat Initiative Hayer 2008-03-01 Present
Member, Steering Committee Berry 2008-02-01 Present
Member, South Dakota Academy of Science Steering Committee Chipps 2007-04-01 2007-04-30
Member, Research Grade Evaluation Panel, U.S. Geological Survey Chipps 2008-02-01 2008-02-28
Member, Research Grade Evaluation Panel, U.S. Geological Survey Berry 2007-08-01 2007-08-31
Member, Research Grade Evaluation Panel, U.S. Geological Survey Berry 2006-06-01 2006-06-30
Member, Program Committee, 2004 National EMAP Symposium, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency Chipps 2003-11-01 2004-05-31
Member, James River Watershed Development Berry 2001-10-01 2002-09-30
Member, Game, Fish and Parks Berry 2004-06-01 2005-06-30
Member, Freezer Crew, Management of Freezer Material Berry 2002-06-01 2002-07-31
Member, Advisory Board Berry 2007-09-01 Present
Leader, Coalition for the Public Understanding of Science Berry 2007-10-01 Present
Independent Science Advisory Panel, Missouri River Recovery Program Chipps 2020-08-01 2023-08-31
Outreach Activity Provider(s)        Date       
With students, removed 125 trout from the kids' fishing pond; fish were leftovers after kids' fishing weekend, handicapped fishing events, and other fishing activities at the pond in June. Berry 2006-06-23
Web article on fish mercury concentrations in South Dakota Chipps 2011-06-26
Web article on Landsat Science about research examines elevated mercury levels in Prairie lakes with LandSat Chipps 2012-10-01
Wall Street Journal interview about trophy catfishing. Berry 2002-05-01
W. Franzin (Department of Fisheries and Oceans) requested information on the Frenchman River, which is part of the Unit's Aquatic Gap Analysis Project. Alberta Biologist M. Sullivan requested information on the effects of landscape change on prairie stream fishes. Berry 2003-09-01
Upper Missouri River Aquatic Gap Analysis Project Newsletter. An eight page newsletter to biologists in the Upper Missouri Basin. Berry 2003-05-01
Topeka shiner distribution in the area of a proposed hog confinement industry was provided to a future neighbor to the hog shed. Berry 2007-09-26
Took the Boy Scouts sampling to explain how biologists get information needed to make regulations. Berry 2007-09-24
The Unit staff announced the availability of a webinar on adaptive management. USGS and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are offering a free short course designed to expose scientists and managers to the basic components and process of adaptive management. Berry, Chipps 2010-04-01
The Nature Conservancy helped us a lot with models and methods for Gap analysis and now they are using our data to determine the best locations for future land purchases. Berry 2002-12-01
Tested the efficace of using underwater lights and sound to stop rainbow smelt from being entrained through the Oahe dam. Chipps 2005-01-01
Supplied a list to Game, Fish and Parks (C. Soupir) of fishes that are in streams that will be crossed by a gas pipeline from Canada. Berry 2006-02-15
Summer 2009 edition of STATE [98(2):10-11] featured an article on studies of didymo, the diatom covering the rocks of some Black Hills streams. Chipps 2009-06-01
South Dakota?s Water Estate. Quality on Tap, Magazine of the Kingbrook Rural Water System, 3(4):8-9. Berry 2008-03-01
South Dakota Fish Book full of History. American Fisheries Society Fish History Section Newsletter, Spring Issue ? May 2008:5-6. Berry 2008-04-30
South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources(SDDENR) wanted Cheyenne River fish list for contaminant issue. Berry 2002-04-01
Served on the organizing committee for the South Dakota Water Conference, co-presented a luncheon talk with Dr. Katie Bertrand, and hosted a display table for Year of Science. Berry 2009-11-02
SDSU researchers examine how land use changes affect lakes, streams; Tri-State Neighbor Chipps 2016-01-01
Reviewed the Unit?s stream fish databases with Department of Environment and Natural Resources staff. Berry 2008-11-13
Represented the Dakota Chapter at the Rivers and Streams Technical Committee Meeting in Quad Cities; reported on Dakota Chapter activities. Borgstrom 2008-03-11
Raw data on fish habitat associations of five species of the Missouri River fishes was requested (R Courtney, Fisheries and Oceans Canada) for use in a workshop on suitability curves; a Canadian hydropeaking site has zero flows at times, government is asking for 75 m3/s. Missouri River data was collected during the Benthic Fishes Study that Fisheries and Oceans thinks may be helpful in their situation. Berry 2005-10-20
Provided water quality data from Angostura Reservoir to South Dakota State University's Water Resource Institute and South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Chipps 2003-05-01
Provided information to Andy Mitzel (COE Regulatory Office) concerning a dam to be built on a Vermillion River tributary; owner plans to stock largemouth bass; Berry's records show bass present since 1950s, but always rare. Berry 2005-08-18
Provided information on Louella Cable for a project on the role of women in conservation. Berry 2008-08-13
Provided fish survey data for the Cheyenne River to South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks. Berry 2008-10-17
Provided fish inventory data for the lower Big Sioux River to Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Berry 2008-10-02
Provided data on fish mercury concentrations sampled from South Dakota lakes from 2000-present to Ethel Austin Martin Program on the National Children Study. Chipps 2008-01-17
Provided an overview of fish mercury sampling and factors influencing mercury contamination in walleyes Chipps 2008-01-05
Provided University of South Dakota with information on catching brook sticklebacks and predicted their presence in a Vermillion lake tributary using fish distribution maps. Berry 2007-04-18
Provided REMAP plant data to U. S. Environmental Protection Agency's upper Missouri River EMAP team. Chipps 2003-08-01
Provided Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe data on mercury in Big Sioux River fishes. Chipps 2007-03-14
Presented luncheon talk to the Kiwanis; subject was Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). Berry 2004-06-01
Presented luncheon talk to the Brookings Wildlife Federation; subject was Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). Berry 2004-06-01
Presented data on Topeka biology and distribution to Watertown leaders and tribes (Sisseton, Flandreau) in a meeting about the proposed dry dam on the Big Sioux River . Berry 2003-05-01
Presented an overview of the Unit program to the Board of Directors, East Dakota Water Development District; emphasized Big Sioux River Basin research. Berry 2005-12-15
Presented an invited seminar on Didmosphenia research at the winter meeting of the Black Hills Fly Anglers (BHFA) in Rapid City, South Dakota. Chipps 2009-12-15
Presented a talk on a new book titled History of Fisheries and Fishing in South Dakota. Berry 2008-03-07
Presented a half-hour overview of rivers studies to Game, Fish and Parks staff at the Summer Fisheries Staff Meeting, Fort Pierre. Berry 2003-08-01
Presented a half-day field experience for youth and their parents that emphasized the process of applied fisheries science and monitoring. Berry 2008-08-02
Presented a Webinar entitled “Modeling mercury accumulation in fishes using bioenergetics models.” Chipps 2009-08-19
Overview of the book titled History of Fisheries and Fishing in South Dakota presented at the weekly meeting of the Golden Kiwanis Club, Brookings. Berry 2008-07-28
Organized a one day symposium on “Fisheries Science in the Year of Science, 2009.” Berry 2009-09-02
Organized a one day symposium at the annual AFS meeting entitled “Fisheries Education in the 21st Century: Accommodating Change.” Chipps 2009-09-03
On an East Dakota Water Development District watershed education video describing the meaning of a watershed. Berry 2007-02-14
North Dakota Department of Health requested IBI information on South Dakota streams. Berry 2001-12-01
Newspaper article on Coop Unit Research and Dr. Higgins' 40-year Service pin with photo. Berry 2005-07-15
Newspaper article in Sioux Falls Argus Leader about rare fish and streams. Berry 2001-07-01
Newspaper article about rising water levels and mercury concentration in South Dakota fishes Gillete News Record Chipps 2011-06-24
New project will aim to help trout in Spearfish Creek; Rapid City Journal Chipps 2016-06-16
Nature Serve asked for information on Minnesota river fishes. Berry 2002-02-01
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) used Topeka shiner location data and habitat associations. Berry 2002-05-01
Multi-agency planning Topeka shiner conservation plan requested data and opinions about conservation and management. Berry 2002-06-01
Led a field trip for parents and students attending summer classes sponsored by this unique science learning center in Brookings, South Dakota. Berry 2009-07-18
Lead a group of eight scouts in fish anatomy, dissection, and filleting. Berry 2007-10-01
Lake restoration at Lake Alvin included pre-drawdown sampling to determine biological baseline conditions. Chipps 2005-10-04
Jackson, D. C., S. R. Chipps, and M. L. Brown. 2010. Column: President’s Hook. Fisheries education in the 21st century: challenges and approaches to training the next generation of fisheries scientists. Fisheries 35:264,301. Chipps 2010-06-01
Invited keynote address, Eastern South Dakota Water Conference, Brookings, South Dakota. Berry 2008-10-22
Inventoried fish in the Kids Fishing Pond and helped with a two-day Trout Extravaganza in Brookings, South Dakota. Berry 2005-05-21
Interviewed three times by Ben Shouse (reporter, Argus Leader). Berry 2003-11-01
Interviewed on Topeka shiners for a front page article in the Argus Leader. Berry 2002-12-01
Interviewed by reporter Paul Guggenheimer on South Dakota Public Broadcasting Service radio (Dakota Mid Day) about the fish mercury study. Chipps 2009-06-30
Interviewed by Mark Watson, Black Hills Pioneer about Study lowers fish numbers to improve growth rate in Spearfish Creek; 'Is trout removal from creek helping population?' Chipps 2017-08-07
Interviewed by J. Skene, Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley, concerning South Dakota’s Year of Science program. The interview will be released on the Year of Science web site. Berry 2010-01-13
Interviewed by AZO CleanTech about existing data could help track changes in characteristics of quality of surface waters Chipps 2016-11-08
Interviewed about fishing for trophy catfish in the Big Sioux River; Berry and students recently assessed the catfish population in the Jim and Big Sioux rivers. Berry 2005-01-01
Interview with the Argus Leader on cat fishing. Pictured in the Brookings Register with students removing trout from the kids fishing pond in Brookings. Berry 2003-06-01
Interview about fish management. Berry 2002-04-01
Interview about Missouri River issues. Berry 2002-04-01
How land use change affects water quality, aquatic live; Science Daily Chipps 2016-11-07
Hosted a mini-workshop on fish identification for DOT Biologists Ruth Powell and Ryan Hubert. Berry, Borgstrom 2009-11-16
Hosted Dr. Daniel Soluk from the University of South Dakota, who presented a seminar for the Ecology and Environmental Biology seminar series titled, “Predators that help their prey and acquiring dry uplands to conserve wetlands: the broader benefits of endangered species research for conserving wetland ecosystems.” Berry, Chipps 2009-09-17
Hibernating Muskies: do muskies really sleep all winter? Muskies Magazine, April (2007):32-33. Chipps 2007-04-01
Helped the local Cub Scout Pack (Pack 4) earn their Wildlife Conservation Award by hosting a workshop on endangered species at South Dakota State University. Chipps 2008-04-18
Helped teach Cub Scouts about fishing and water safety. Chipps, James, Borgstrom, Meyer, Hayer 2009-09-19
Helped organize Natural Resources Day to promote/catalogue species diversity on South Dakota public lands. Chipps 2003-06-01
Guidelines for creating and restoring wetlands. Berry 2001-02-01
Gave a tour of the Department and discussed career options in fisheries/wildlife for high school seniors. Chipps 2005-01-01
GIS coverages of Topeka shiner distribution were requested by Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)-Huron to help with their conservation planning. The Coop Unit had placed the 56 maps on a CD to meet such requests. Berry 2003-01-01
Five minute segments on Agriculture Today about river education at South Dakota State University. Berry 2001-09-01
Fisheries research on mercury issues was featured on the South Dakota State University website http://www.sdstate.edu/news/articles/mercury.cfm. Chipps 2009-06-01
Fish pond preparation and stocking for kids fishing. Berry 2002-05-01
Fish and Wildlife Service used Topeka shiner locations for critical habitat designations. Berry 2002-01-01
First Impressions - article for Winter 2011, Vol. 70, No. 1 issue of Natural Resource Management Newsletter, Department of Natural Resource Management, South Dakota State University Stafford 2012-01-25
Featured in a newspaper article about the Year of Science in the Brookings Register. Berry 2009-03-02
Fall-migrating mallards: research documents movements and stopover in the LaGrange Pool of the Illinois River. Outdoor Illinois. Stafford 2011-11-01
Do-Wah-Didymo; South Dakota Conservation Digest Chipps 2015-03-01
Didymo; Invasive Species Action Network (ISAN) Chipps 2014-01-01
Developed a series of brochures outlining research projects and services of the USGS South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit (SDCFWRU). Brochures include: wildlife and fisheries research in South Dakota, estimating trophic position of Lake Oahe walleyes, development of wetland biomonitoring criteria, the role of iron availability on trophic status of Black Hills reservoirs. Chipps 2002-06-01
Coordinated with Game, Fish and Parks staff to provide stocking/angling data for South Dakota muskies/tiger muskies for an upcoming publication of Muskies magazine. Chipps 2008-11-19
Chipps, S. R. 2010. Column: Guest Director’s Line. Greetings from the Education Section. Fisheries 35:292, 295. Chipps 2010-06-01
By reporter Larry O'Hanlon on the BBC about the brown snot taking over the world’s rivers Chipps 2014-09-29
Briefed the Commissioners on the working relationship between Game, Fish and Parks and U. S. Geological Survey in support of the Coop Unit at the monthly Commission Meeting held in Brookings, South Dakota. Berry 2003-08-01
Briefed faculty on copyright issues. Berry 2008-08-12
Briefed biologists from the two agencies on the results of the Topeka shiner studies and discussed relevance to current agency programs and policies in Huron, South Dakota. Berry 2006-01-23
Berry, C. R. 2009. Year of Science in Review. South Dakota Wildlife Federation Out of Doors 49(12):1,3. Berry 2009-12-01
Berry, C. R. 2009. Fish and Wildlife Science on the Hot Seat. Out of Doors 49(2):4,6. Berry 2009-02-01
Berry, C. 2009. Welcome to the Year of Science. Water Resources Institute Water News 5(1):1-3. Berry 2009-01-02
Berry, C. 2009. Making Sense of Science Stories. South Dakota Wildlife Federation, Out of Doors 49(6):1, 7. Berry 2009-07-01
Berry, C. 2009. From Science to Fishing Technology. South Dakota Out of Doors 49(6):4,6. Berry 2009-06-01
Berry, C. 2009. Four misconceptions about science. Out of Doors, the newsletter of the South Dakota Wildlife Federation 49(9):3,6. Berry 2009-09-01
Berry, C. 2009. Five Steps for Citizen Scientists. South Dakota Wildlife Federation Out-of-Doors 49(11):1,3. Berry 2009-11-01
Berry, C. 2009. Energy development meets fish and wildlife science. Out of Doors 49(4):4/6. Berry 2009-04-01
Attended the Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) fisheries staff meeting in Rapid City. Visited field sites with GFP staff to select sampling locations for a new project investigating Didymoshpenia geminata in the Black Hills. Chipps 2008-03-04
Assisted with 2009 Water Festival activities; discussed the fish and wildlife resources of South Dakota to area 4th graders. Chipps 2009-05-12
Assisted with Big Sioux Water Development District's 2009 Water Festival activities. Berry, Borgstrom, Chipps 2009-05-12
Assisted Brookings middle school with Aquatics Field day. Set up water quality station and demonstrated fish and invertebrate samplling techniques to 6 through 8th graders Chipps 2012-09-13
Asked to comment on the presence of the Topeka shiner in a stream near the proposed oil refinery near Elk Point, South Dakota; provided maps from Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota showing that presence of Topeka shiner was possible but unlikely. Berry 2007-07-13
Article in the periodical, Illinois Outdoor News, on research involving spatial patterns of duck migration in Illinois. Stafford 2014-09-18
Arranged for the showing of “Battleship Antarctica” as part of the Year of Science. The documentary follows the GreanPeace ship on a voyage to thwart Japanese whaling. The Year of Science “lesson” was how cultural reactions differ to the same scientific population data. Berry 2009-09-15
An article about the lake sturgeon blood study was published in The Daily Journal of International Falls, Minnesota, titled "Lake sturgeon project helps evaluate population." Chipps 2009-05-22
A new project investigating early life-history of pallid sturgeon was recently highlighted in the Brookings Register, Brookings, South Dakota. Chipps 2009-05-19