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Effects of Local and Landscape Variables on Wetland Bird Habitat Use During Migration Through the Rainwater Basin
Abstract Staging areas and migratory stopovers of wetland birds can function as geographic bottlenecks; common dependence among migratory wetland bird species on these sites has major implications… Expand
Effects of sediment removal on vegetation communities in Rainwater Basin playa wetlands.
- Benjamin J. Beas, L. Smith, Theodore G. Lagrange, Randy Stutheit
- Environmental Science, Medicine
- Journal of environmental management
- 15 October 2013
Sedimentation from cultivated agricultural land use has altered the natural hydrologic regimes of depressional wetlands in the Great Plains. These alterations can negatively affect native wetland… Expand
Community Structure of Wetland Birds During Spring Migration Through the Rainwater Basin
Abstract Staging areas and migratory stopovers of wetland birds have the potential to function as geographic bottlenecks; entire populations within a flyway may be affected by the quality and… Expand
Predictions of future ephemeral springtime waterbird stopover habitat availability under global change
In the present period of rapid, worldwide change in climate and landuse (i.e., global change), successful biodiversity conservation warrants proactive management responses, especially for… Expand
Seed bank responses to wetland restoration: do restored wetlands resemble reference conditions following sediment removal?
- Benjamin J. Beas, Benjamin J. Beas, L. Smith, K. Hickman, Theodore G. Lagrange, Randy Stutheit
- Environmental Science
- 1 July 2013
Abstract Sedimentation and alterations of natural hydroperiods from watershed cultivation have affected most depressional wetlands in the Great Plains. This can result in altered plant community… Expand
Factors Influencing Behavior of Wetland Birds in the Rainwater Basin during Spring Migration
Abstract. As little is known about specific factors influencing wetland birds during migration, the effects of time period, hunting pressure, and year on wetland bird behavior were evaluated during… Expand