February 28 - March 1, 1995: Kearney, Nebraska

Platte River Habitat and Species Research

Effects of Forested and Open Riparian Areas On the Benthic Macroinvertebrate Community of the Central Platte River
Michael J. McBride and Edward J. Peters, UNL Dept. of Forestry, Fisheries, and Wildlife | Abstract

Critical Thermal Maxima of Three Platte River Species Relative to Water Temperature Regimes
Brett P. Fessell, Edward J. Peters - UNL Dept of Forestry, Fisheries, and Wildlife, and Richard S. Holland - Nebraska Game and Parks Commission | Abstract

Predation on Artificial Nests in Riparian Forest Fragments in Southeastern Nebraska
Joseph A. Gubanyi and Julie Savidge - UNL Department of Forestry, Fisheries, and Wildlife

Reach Surveys and GIS Analysis of Stream Habitat in the Lower Platte River Basin, Nebraska
Ronald B. Zelt - U.S. Geological Survey

A Survey of Mussels in the Platte River and Associated Irrigation and Hydropower Canal and Lake Systems West of Overton, Nebraska
Jeremiah L. Maher and Mark M. Peyton - Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District | Abstract

A Report on the Capture of 40 Specimens of the American Burying Beetle in South Central Nebraska
Jeremiah L. Maher and Mark M. Peyton - Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District | Abstract

A Three Year Summary of Least Tern and Piping Plover Nesting Activities at Sites in the Upper Platte River Valley Managed by the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District
Jeremiah L. Maher and Mark M. Peyton - Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District | Abstract

A Review of the Use of Lake McConaughy Beaches by Piping Plovers
Jeremiah L. Maher and Mark M. Peyton - Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District | Abstract

Proposed Development of a Nebraska Interagency Stream Management And Assessment Strategy (NISMAS)
Richard S. Holland, Steven C. Schainost, J. Larry Hutchinson - Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, and Steve Walker - Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality | Abstract

Irrigation Management and Conservation Practices

Agronomic and Economic Impacts of Reduced Irrigation Water Use in the South Platte-Cache La Poudre Area
S.M. Scheierling, R.A. Young - Colorado State University Dept. of Agricultural and Resource Economics and G.E. Cardon - Colorado State University Dept. of Soil and Crop Sciences | Abstract

Extension Programming for Improving Nitrogen and Irrigation Management in Nebraska
G.W. Hergert, R.B. Ferguson, J.E. Cahoon, N.L. Klocke, D.G. Watts, C.A. Shapiro, T.A. Peterson - University of Nebraska | Abstract

Landscape Ecology

Introduction to Central Platte River Biodiversity Project: A Landscape Ecology Perspective
Dennis E. Jelinski - UNL, Dept of Forestry, Fisheries, and Wildlife

Landscape Pattern in the Central Platte River Region, Nebraska
David T. Smith, Dennis E. Jelinski, and James Hendrix - UNL Dept of Forestry, Fisheries, and Wildlife, Paul J. Currier - Platte River Whooping Crane Maintenance Trust, Inc., Sunil Narumalani - UNL Department of Geography

The Effect of Landscape Fragmentation on the Distribution of Wet Meadow Grassland Birds
Chris Helzer and Dennis E. Jelinski - UNL Dept. of Forestry, Fisheries, and Wildlife

Breeding Bird Use of Riparian Forests Along the Central Platte River
Christopher J. Colt and Dennis E. Jelinski - UNL Dept. of Forestry, Fisheries, and Wildlife

A Comparison of 279 Prairies in Central Nebraska
Harold Nagel, Charles Bicak, Linda Spessard-Schueth, Steven Rothenberger, Marvin Williams, Margaret Biddlecome, Jennifer Crawford, Joseph Osterhaus, and Troy Walz - Biology Department, University of Nebraska at Kearney | Abstract

Wetlands and Wet Meadow Research

Growth Response of Emergent Wetland Plants to Agrichemical Contamination
Marian M. Langan and Kyle Hoagland - UNL Department of Forestry, Fisheries, and Wildlife | Abstract

Fate of Wetlands Associated with the Tri-County Irrigation Canal in Southcentral Nebraska
Jason D. Ekstein - UNL Department of Forestry, Fisheries, and Wildlife | Abstract

Relationships Between Vegetation, Groundwater, Hydrology, and Soils on Platte River Wetland Meadows
Paul J. Currier - Platte River Whooping Crane Maintenance Trust, Inc.

Wetland Biocriteria Development
Susan Jackson - U.S. EPA Office of Science and Technology (Invited)

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