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Secretive Marsh Bird Research

Resource Science

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Wetland Birds

    Secretive Marsh Birds (SMBs) are a group of wetland birds including rails, bitterns and moorhens. They get their name because the dense vegetation they live in and their coloration make them very hard to detect in the wild.

    Big Rivers Catfish Assessment

      Recent studies of flathead catfish and blue catfish in the Missouri and Mississippi rivers were prompted by concerns about overharvest and inadequate harvest regulations. Our studies confirmed that current, low-intensity management approaches...

      Woody Vegetation

      Resource Science

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      MOFEP, Plant Research

        This project evaluates the impacts of forest management on the composition and structure of woody trees, saplings, and seedlings.

        Ground Flora and Soft Mast

        Resource Science

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        MOFEP

          This project evaluates the impacts of forest management on ground flora plant species and soft mast abundance.

          Songbirds

          Resource Science

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          MOFEP

            This project tracks songbird breeding abundance and success resulting over longer time scales and multiple rounds of harvest.

            Small Mammals

            Resource Science

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            Mammals, MOFEP

              This project determines the effects of forest management on small mammal composition, species richness, and relative abundance in Missouri Ozark oak-hickory forests.

              MOFEP Overview

              Resource Science

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              MOFEP

                MOFEP provides science-based information to forest managers so they may employ management practices that ensure healthy and sustainable forest, fish and wildlife resources..