February 27, 1996: Kearney, Nebraska

Fisheries of the Platte River Basin

A Survey of the Warmwater Stream Fishes of the Platte River Drainage in Wyoming
Timothy M. Patton, Graduate Research Asst, Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071-3166 (completed research) | Abstract

Fish Species Composition in the Central Platte River, Nebraska
Don Conklin Jr., Chadwick Ecological Consultants, Inc., Littleton, Colorado (progress report) | Abstract

Distribution, Habitat Use and Food Habits of Sturgeon in the Lower Platte River, Nebraska
Robin Hofpar, Graduate Research Asst, Forestry, Fisheries & Wildlife, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln (progress report) | Abstract

An Ichthyological Survey of the North and South Platte Rivers in Western Nebraska
John D. Lynch and Brian R. Roh, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, School of Biological Sciences, Lincoln, Nebraska (completed research) | Abstract

Landscape and Water Management

Designing Hydroperiods for Riparian Wetlands in Wyoming and the Implications for River Management
Todd Yeager, Graduate Research Asst, Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management, University of Wyoming (progress report) | Abstract

Water Quality in a Wet Meadow, Platte River Valley, Central Nebraska
Patrick J. Emmons, Hydrologists, U.S. Geological Survey, Lawrence, Kansas (progress report) | Abstract

A Plant Study and Comparison of Upland Cemeteries to Rangelands in Buffalo County, Nebraska
Troy Walz, Graduate Research Assistant, Biology, University of Nebraska at Kearney (completed research) | Abstract

Irrigation Water Conservation Practices for the Central Platte Valley, Nebraska
Dean E. Eisenhauer, Professor of Biological Systems Engineering, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln (completed research) | Abstract

Water Quality

Nutrient Patterns, Mainstem South Platte River, Denver to Julesburg, Colorado: Seasonal and Temporal Variations, a Longterm Tom Sawyer Monitoring Program
John Wooding, Colorado Division of Wildlife, Denver, Colorado (completed research) | Abstract

Restoration of Two Platte River Basin Sandpit Lakes: Phosphorus Reduction Using Aluminum Sulfate
John C. Holz, Research Project Manager, Forestry, Fisheries & Wildlife, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln (progress report) | Abstract

Chronic Effects of Baseflow Levels of Atrazine on Platte River Algae
Karen J. Nelson, Graduate Research Asst, Forestry, Fisheries & Wildlife, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln (progress report) | Abstract

Middle Platte Econonic Assessment

The Platte River Watershed Protection Program: The Middle Platte Companion Economic Assessment
Allan Jenkins, Associate Professor of Economics, and Ron Konecny, Associate Professor of Business, University of Nebraska at Kearney (progress report) | Abstract

Poster Session

Wintering Bald Eagle Survey of the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District Supply Canal for the Tri-County Diverison Dam to the J-2 River Return 1992-1995
Mark M. Peyton, Senior District Biologist, Central Nebraska Public Power & Irrigation District, Gothenburg, Nebraska | Abstract

Alternative Uses for Marginal Cropland in the Platte Valley
Kent Pfeiffer, Research Management Associate, The Nature Conservancy, Aurora, Nebraska | Abstract

Impact of Selected Herbicides and Metabolites in the Platte and Elkhorn Rivers on Collector Well Water, Nebraska
Ingrid Verstragten, Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Lincoln, Nebraska | Abstract

Landscape Ecology

Landscape Ecology: A Primer and Overview of Application to the Central Platte River, Nebraska,
Paul Currier, Director, Platte River Whooping Crane Mantenance Trust, Inc (progress report) | Abstract

Use of GPS/GIS for Accuracy Assessment of Remotely Sensed Imagery
David T. Smith, Graduate Research Asst, Forestry, Fisheries & Wildlife, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln (progress report) | Abstract

Factors Influencing Red-Eyed Vireo Habitat Selection in Forest Fragments Along the Central Platte River, Nebraska
Christopher J. Colt, Graduate Research Asst, Forestry, Fisheries & Wildlife, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln (progress report) | Abstract

The Effect of Landscape Fragmentation on the distribution of Wet Meadow Grassland Birds
Chris Helzer, Graduate Research Asst, Forestry, Fisheries & Wildlife, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln (progress report) | Abstract

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