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Spring 2019 Seminar

Date and Time: Friday at 10 a.m.
Classroom: SNP 103 (Edgar S. McFadden Biostress Laboratory)




Jan. 11

Michele Dudash Welcome to Semester and Announcements

Jan. 18

Lora Perkins

Back to the Future: Management for sustainable Great Plains grasslands

Jan. 25 Charlie Fenster Role of academic societies in promoting and facilitating science
Feb. 1 Cindy Anchor M.S. Proposal: Evaluating the post-fledging movement and ecology of hatch year mallards in the Dakotas
  Jennifer Lutze M.S. Completion: Winter patch grazing, patch burn grazing and bird communities in western South Dakota
Feb. 8 Rebecca Kolstrom M.S. Completion: Identifying an Optimal Bald Eagle Monitoring Program for Southwest Alaska National Parks
  Abby Blanchard M.S. Proposal: Revegetating salt-impacted soils
Feb. 15 Zigeng Chen M.S. Proposal: Ultraviolet (UV)-B effects on the three contrasting sweet potato cultivars growth and yield
  Jackie Krakow M.S. Proposal: Grassland bird use of high and low diversity native prairie plantings
Feb. 22 Brian Graeb A Predictive Framework for Fish Habitat Restoration
Mar. 1 Lan Xu Role of bud banks in grassland ecosystems
Mar. 8 Spring Break 
Mar. 15 Kelsen Young M.S. Proposal: Post-stocking mortality of Hatchery Reared Rainbow Trout in the Black Hills of South Dakota
  Skyler Arent M.S. Proposal: Impacts of Russian Olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia) in South Dakota
Mar. 22 Tanner Davis M.S. Proposal: Exploitation and Habitat Use of Lake Sharpe Walleyes
  Cade Lyon M.S. Proposal: Role of Angler Harvest on Walleye Population Dynamics in Three Western South Dakota Reservoirs
Mar. 29 Mike Brown One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish
Apr. 5 Emily Moberg M.S. Proposal: Reproductive success, survival and cause-specific mortality of bighorn sheep in Nebraska
  Sarah Herzog M.S. Proposal: Impacts of management practices on plant biodiversity and utility of DNA barcodes in grassland habitats
Apr. 12   canceled due to the weather
Apr. 19 Easter Recess 
Apr. 26 Jamie Brennan Ph.D. completion: Diet Selection of Grazing Livestock and Plant Community Dynamics in Pastures Occupied by Prairie Dogs
May 3 Dr. Qinghe Li
(Visiting scientist)
Clonal Desert Shrubs in China: Ecological Adaptations