Publications

Recent Journal Articles

2021

Fournier, AMV, Lancaster, JD, Yetter, AP, Hine, CS, Beckerman, T, Figge, J, Gioe, A, Greider, M, Jen, D, Johnson, C, Larreur, M, Shaw, A, Wolter, K, Wood, M, Wu, D, O’Neal, B, Hagy, HM. 2021 Nest success and nest-site selection of wetland birds in a restored wetland system Avian Conservation and Ecology 16:6. 10.5751/ACE-01782-160106

Saunders, SP, Wu, JX, Adams, E, Bateman, B, Bayard, T, Beilke, S, Dayer, A, Fournier, AMV, Fox, K, Gow, EA, Heglund, P, Lerman, SB, Michel, NL, Paxton, E, CekercioAlu, AH, Smith, MA, Thogmartin, W, Woodrey, MS, van Riper, C. 2021 Bridging the research-implementation gap in avian conservation with translational ecology. Ornithological Applications (formerly The Condor) 10.1093/ornithapp/duab018

Gilbert, A. D., C. N. Jacques, J. D. Lancaster, A. P. Yetter, and H. M. Hagy. 2021. Visibility Bias of Waterbirds During Aerial Surveys in the Nonbreeding Season. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 45:6-15.

2020

Bradshaw, TM #, Blake-Bradshaw, AG, Fournier, AMV, Lancaster, JD, O’Connell, J, Jacques, CN, Eicholtz, MW, Hagy, HM. 2020 Marsh bird occupancy of wetlands managed for waterfowl in the Midwestern USA PLoS ONE 15(2): e0228980, 10.1371/journal.pone.0228980

Gilbert, A. D., C. N. Jacques, J. D. Lancaster, A. P. Yetter, and H. M. Hagy. 2020. Disturbance Caused by Aerial Waterfowl Surveys During the Nonbreeding Season. The Journal of Wildlife Management 84:1063–1071.

2019

Askren, Ryan J.; Dorak, Brett E.; Hagy, Heath M.; Eiccholz, Michael W.; Washburn, Brian E.; and Ward, Michael P. (2019) “Tracking Canada Geese Near Airports: Using Spatial Data to Better Inform Management,” Human–Wildlife Interactions: Vol. 13 : Iss. 2 , Article 18.

Fournier, AMV, Eulinger, K, McDaniel, T, Calvert, G. 2019 Juvenile King Rail (Rallus elegans) in stomach of American Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus) Herpetological Review 50:338

Fournier, AMV, White, ER, Heard, SB. 2019 Site-selection bias can drive apparent population declines in long-term studies Conservation Biology 33:1370-1379 10.1111/cobi.13371

Fournier, A.M.V., Bond, A.L., Holford, A., Leighton, M. Unpaid work and access to science professions. PLoS ONE 14:e0217032. 10.1371/journal.pone.0217032.

Drymon, J.M., Feldheim, K., Fournier, A.M.V., Seubert, E., Jefferson, A., Kroetz, A., Powers, S. Tiger sharks eat songbirds: scavenging a windfall of nutrients from the sky. Ecology 10.1002/ecy.2728.

Drymon, J.M., Feldheim, K., Fournier, A.M.V., Seubert, E., Jefferson, A., Kroetz, A., Powers, S. Tiger sharks eat songbirds: Reply. Ecology 10.1002/ecy.2870.

Fournier, A.M.V., Mengel, D.C., Gbur, E., Raedeke, A., Krementz, D.G. Evaluating tradeoffs in the response of Sora and waterfowl to the timing of early autumn wetland inundation. Waterbirds 42:168-178 10.1675/063.042.0203.

Ward, S., Fournier, A.M.V., Bond, A.L. Assessing gaps in reporting non-target mortality in island rodent eradication operations. Biological Invasions 21:3101–3108 10.1007/s10530-019-02032-7.

Fournier, A.M.V., Shave, A., Fischer, J., Siegrist, J., Ray, J., Chesky, T., MacIntosh, M., Fraser, K. Precise direct tracking and remote sensing reveal the use of forest islands as roost sites by Purple Martins during migration. Journal of Field Ornithology 90:258-265 10.1111/jofo.12298.

2018

Liu, Y., P. Sun , M. R. Highsmith, N. M. Wergeles, J Sartwell, A. Raedeke, M. Mitchell, H. Hagy, A. D. Gilbert, B. Lubinski, and Y. Shang. 2018.  Performance comparison of deep learning techniques for recognizing birds in aerial images.  Pages 317–324 in Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE Third International Conference on Data Science in Cyberspace (DSC), 18–21 June 2018, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.

England, J.C., J.M Levengood, J.M. Osborn, A.P. Yetter, C.D. Suski, R.A. Cole, and H.M. Hagy. 2018. Associations of intestinal helminth infections with health parameters of spring-migrating female lesser scaup (Aythya affinis) in the upper Midwest, USA. Parasitology Research 117(6): 1877–1890.

Merrill, L., J.M. Levengood, J.C. England, J.M. Osborn, and H.M. Hagy. 2018. Blood parasite infection linked to condition of spring-migrating Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis). Canadian Journal of Zoology 96(10):1145–1152.

Vonbank, J.A., H.M. Hagy, J.A. DeBoer, and A.F. Casper. 2018. Ichthyochory in a temperate river system by common carp (Cyprinus carpio). Journal of Freshwater Ecology 33(1):83–96.

VonBank, J.A., H.M. Hagy, A.F. Casper, and J.E. Pendleton. 2018. Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) invasion and establishment in a temperate river system. River Research and Applications, In Press.

Yetter, A.P., H.M. Hagy, M.M. Horath, C.S. Hine, R.V. Smith, J.D. Stafford, and J.D. Lancaster. 2018. Mallard survival, movements, and habitat use during autumn in Illinois. Journal of Wildlife Management 82(1):182–191.

2017

Dorak, B.E., M.P. Ward, T.P. Lyons, H.M. Hagy, M.W. Eichholz, and B.E. Washburn. 2017. Survival and habitat selection of Canada Geese during autumn and winter in metropolitan Chicago, USA. Condor 119(4):787–799.

Hagy, H.M., C.S. Hine, M.M. Horath, A.P. Yetter, R.V. Smith, and J.D. Stafford. 2017. Waterbird response indicates floodplain wetland restoration. Hydrobiologia 804(1):119–137.

Hagy, H.M., M.M. Horath, A.P. Yetter, C.S. Hine, and R.V. Smith. 2017. Evaluating tradeoffs between sanctuary for migrating waterbirds and recreational opportunities in a restored wetland complex. Hydrobiologia 804(1):103–118.

Hagy, H.M., J.D. Stafford, R.V. Smith, A.P. Yetter, C.S. Hine, M.M. Horath, and C.J. Whelan. 2017. Opportunity costs influence food selection and giving-up density of dabbling ducks. Journal of Avian Biology 48(6):804–814.

Hennig, J.D., T.J. Benson, K.W. Stodola, J.D. Stafford, A.P. Yetter, and H.M. Hagy. 2017. An aerial grid-based sampling method to estimate nonbreeding duck abundance. Wildlife Society Bulletin 41(4):678–684.

Hine, C.S., H.M. Hagy, M.M. Horath, A.P. Yetter, R.V. Smith, and J.D. Stafford. 2017. Response of aquatic vegetation communities and other wetland cover types to floodplain restoration at Emiquon Preserve. Hydrobiologia 804(1):59–71.

Lemke, M.J., H.M. Hagy, K. Dungey, A.F. Casper, T.D. VanMiddlesworth, A.M. Lemke, and A. Kent. 2017. Echoes of a flood pulse: short-term effects of record flooding of the Illinois River on floodplain lakes under ecological restoration. Hydrobiologia 804(1):151–175.

Osborn, J.M., H.M. Hagy, M.D. McClanahan, J.B. Davis, and M.J. Gray. 2017. Habitat selection and activities of dabbling ducks during non-breeding periods. Journal of Wildlife Management 81(8):1482–1493.

Osborn, J.M., H.M. Hagy, M.D. McClanahan, and M.J. Gray. 2017. Temporally robust models for predicting seed yield of moist-soil plants. Wildlife Society Bulletin 41(1):157–161.

Smith, R., H. Hagy, M. Horath, A. Yetter, and C. Hine. 2017. Evaluating tradeoffs between sanctuary for migrating waterbirds and recreational opportunities in a restored wetland complex. Hydrobiologia 804(1):103–118.

Smith, R., J. Stafford, C. Hine, H. Hagy, M. Horath, and A. Yetter. 2017. Response of aquatic vegetation communities and other wetland cover types to floodplain restoration at Emiquon Preserve. Hydrobiologia 804(1):59–71.

Smith, R., J. Stafford, H. Hagy, C. Hine, M. Horath, and A. Yetter. 2017. Waterbird response indicates floodplain wetland restoration. Hydrobiologia 804(1):119–137.

Sparks, R., K. Douglas Blodgett, A. Casper, H. Hagy, M. Lemke, L. Velho, and L. Rodrigues. 2017. Why experiment with success? Opportunities and risks in applying assessment and adaptive management to the Emiquon floodplain restoration project. Hydrobiologia 804(1):177–200.

VonBank, J.A., A.P. Yetter, H.M. Hagy, and A.F. Casper. 2017. Evaluating a rapid aerial survey for floating-leaved aquatic vegetation. Wetlands 37(4):753–762.

2016

VonBank, J.A., H. Hagy, and A.F. Casper. 2016. Energetic carrying capacity of riverine and connected wetlands of the Upper Illinois River for fall-migrating waterfowl. American Midland Naturalist 176(2):210–221.

2015

Hagy, H.M., and R. M. Kaminski. 2015. Determination of foraging thresholds and effects of application on energetic carrying capacity for waterfowl. PLoS ONE 10(3): e0118349.

2014

Hagy, H.M., J.N. Straub, M.L. Schummer, and R.M. Kaminski. 2014. Annual variation in food abundances and factors affecting wetland use by waterfowl in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. Wildfowl SI4:436–450.

Hagy, H.M., S.C. Yaich, J.W. Simpson, E.C. Carrera, D.A. Haukos, W.C. Johnson, C.R. Loesch, F.A. Reid, S.E. Stephens, R.W. Tiner, B.A. Werner, and G.S. Yarris. 2014. Wetland issues affecting waterfowl conservation in North America. Wildfowl SI4:343–367.

Williams, C.K., B.D. Dugger, M.G. Brasher, J.M. Coluccy, D.M. Cramer, J.M. Eadie, M.J. Gray, H.M. Hagy, M. Livolsi, S.R. McWilliams, M. Petrie, G.J. Soulliere, J.M. Tirpak, and E.B. Webb. 2014. Estimating habitat carrying capacity for migrating and winter waterfowl: considerations, pitfalls, and improvements. Wildfowl SI4:407–435.

H.M. Hagy., K.M. Stodola, A.P. Yetter, M.W. Ward, M.M. Horath, R.V. Smith, C.S. Hine, T.J. Benson, and J.D. Stafford. 2014. Stopover duration of fall-migrating mallards in the Illinois River valley. Journal of Wildlife Management 78:747–752.

Lemke, M.W., A. Casper, T.D. VanMiddlesworth, H.M. Hagy, J. Walk, D. Blodgett, and K. Dungey. 2014. Disturbance of flooding in two restored floodplains. Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Conference 2014. Pp. 1120–1127. doi: 10.1061/9780784413548.112.

2013

Gray, M.J, H.M. Hagy, J.A. Nyman, and J.D. Stafford. 2013. Management of wetlands for wildlife. Pages 121–180 in C.A. Davis, and J.T. Anderson, editors. Wetland Techniques: Volume 3: Applications and Management. Spring Science+Business Media, Dodrecht, Netherlands.

2012

O’Neal, B.J., J.D. Stafford, and R.P. Larkin. 2012. Stopover duration of fall-migrating dabbling ducks. Journal of Wildlife Management 76:285-293.

Smith, R.V., J.D. Stafford, A.P. Yetter, M.M. Horath, C.S. Hine, and J.P. Hoover. 2012. Foraging ecology of fall-migrating shorebirds in the Illinois River valley. PLoS ONE 7(9):e45121. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045121.

2011

Stafford, J.D., A.P. Yetter, C.S. Hine, R.V. Smith, and M.M. Horath. 2011. Seed abundance for waterfowl in wetlands managed by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 2:1-11.

2010

Stafford, J. D., R. M. Kaminski, and K. J. Reinecke. 2010. Avian foods, foraging and habitat conservation in world rice fields.  Waterbirds 33(sp1):133-150.

O’Neal, B.J., J.D. Stafford, and R.P. Larkin. 2010. Waterfowl on weather radar: applying ground-truth to classify and quantify bird movements. Journal of Field Ornithology 81:71-82.

Stafford, J.D. A.T. Pearse, C.S. Hine, M.M. Horath, and A.P. Yetter. 2010. Factors associated with hunter success for ducks on state-owned lands in Illinios. Wildlife Biology 16:113-122.

Stafford, J.D., M.M. Horath, A.P. Yetter, R.V. Smith, C.S. Hine. 2010. Historical and Contemporary Characteristics and Waterfowl Use of Illinois River Valley Wetlands. Wetlands 30:565-576.

2009

Yetter, A.P., J.D. Stafford, C.S. Hine, M.W. Bowyer, M.M. Horath, and S.P. Havera. 2009. Nesting biology of mallards in west-central Illinois. Illinois Natural History Survey Bulletin 39 (1). 37 pp.

2008

O’Neal, B. J., E. J. Heske, and J. D. Stafford.  2008.  Monitoring and modeling waterbird response to wetlands restored through the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program.  Journal of Wildlife Management 72:654–664.

2007

Irons, K. S., G. G. Sass, M. A. McClelland, and J. D. Stafford.  2007.  Reduced condition factor of two native fish species coincident with invasion of non-native Asian carps in the Illinois River, USA: Is this evidence for competition and reduced fitness? Journal of Fish Biology (Supplement D) 71:258–273.

Stafford, J. D., M. M. Horath, A. P. Yetter, C. S. Hine, and S. P. Havera.  2007.  Wetland use by mallards during spring and fall in the Illinois and Central Mississippi River Valleys.  Waterbirds 30:394–402.

Stafford, J. D. and A. T. Pearse.  2007.  Survival of radio-marked ducklings in eastern South Dakota.  Wilson Journal of Ornithology 119:585–591.

2006

Stafford, J. D., R. M. Kaminski, and K. J. Reinecke.  2006.  Waste rice for waterfowl in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley.  Journal of Wildlife Management 70:61–69.

Stafford, J. D., K. J. Reinecke, R. M. Kaminski, and P. D. Gerard.  2006.  Multi-stage sampling for large scale natural resource surveys: a case study of rice and waterfowl.  Journal of Environmental Management 78:353–361.

Stafford, J. D., C. S. Hine, M. M. Horath, and A. P. Yetter.  2006.  Why are some seasons better than others?: Factors influencing duck hunter success on public lands in Illinois.  Proceedings of the 4th North American Duck Symposium and Workshop: 92–93.*Extended Abstract

2005

Stafford, J. D., R. M. Kaminski, K. J. Reinecke, M. E. Kurtz, and S. W. Manley.  2005.  Post-harvest field manipulations to conserve waste rice for waterfowl.  59th SEAFWA Proceedings 59:155–163.

Bowyer, M. W., J. D. Stafford, A. P. Yetter, C. S. Hine, M. M. Horath, and S. P. Havera.  2005.  Moist-soil plant seed production for waterfowl at Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge, Illinois.  The American Midland Naturalist 153:331–341.

2004

Stafford, J. D., L. D. Flake, and P. W. Mammenga.  2004.  Overland movements and habitat use of mallard broods departing overwater nesting structures.  The Prairie Naturalist 36:143–159.

2003

Stafford, J. D. and B. K. Strickland.  2003.  Potential inconsistencies when computing Akaike’s Information Criterion.  Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 84:68–69.

Stafford, J. D., K. J. Reinecke, and R. M. Kaminski.  2003.  SAS procedures for designing and analyzing sample surveys.  Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 84:111–114.

2002

Stafford, J. D., L. D. Flake, and P. W. Mammenga.  2002.  Survival of mallard broods and ducklings departing overwater nesting structures in eastern South Dakota.  Wildlife Society Bulletin 30: 327–336.

2001

Havera, S.P. 2001. The effect of land practices on waterfowl of Illinois. Meadowlark 10(2):46-51.

Stafford, J. D., L. D. Flake, and P. W. Mammenga.  2001.  Evidence for double-brooding by a mallard, Anas platyrhynchos, in Eastern South Dakota.  Canadian Field-Naturalist 115:502–504.

2000

Anderson, W.L., S.P. Havera, and B.W. Zercher. 2000. Ingestion of lead and nontoxic shotgun pellets by ducks in the Mississippi

Havera, S.P. 1999. Waterfowl of Illinois: Status and Management (and Abbreviated Field Guide): INHS Special Publication 21 and INHS Manual 7. Ill. Nat. Hist. Surv. Rep. No. 358:5, 7.

1999

Havera, S.P., and W.L. Anderson. 1999. Food contents of mallard gizzards with and without ingested lead or steel shot. Trans. Ill. State Acad. Sci. 92(1/2):89-94.

Yetter, A.P., S.P. Havera, and C.S. Hine. 1999. Natural cavity use by nesting wood ducks in Illinois. J. Wildl. Manage. 63(2):630-638.

Recent Technical Reports

2015

Hagy, H.M. 2015. Intrinsic and extrinsic factors determining diving duck condition and habitat quality during spring migration in the Upper Midwest. Progress Report 2014 (Year 2). United States Fish and Wildlife Service / Upper Mississippi River and Great Lakes Region Joint Venture. 9 January 2015. 26 pp.

2014

Osborn, J.M., and H.M. Hagy. 2014. Validation and development of standard moist-soil inventory and monitoring procedures. INHS Technical Report 2014 (25).

Hagy, H.M., and G. Fretueg. 2014. Nesting ecology of waterbirds at Emiquon Preserve. Annual Report to the Nature Conservancy, Illinois River Office. 15 January 2013. 3 pp.

Hine, C.S., H.M. Hagy, A.P. Yetter, and M.M. Horath. 2014. Waterbird and wetland monitoring at the Emiquon Preserve. Annual Report 2013. The Nature Conservancy. INHS Technical Report 2014 (18).

Von Bank, J.A., A.F. Casper, and H.M. Hagy, and A.P. Yetter. 2014. An assessment of aquatic invasive plants in the Illinois River:  water hyacinth surveillance, mapping, persistence, and potential seed dispersal – CAFWS 93. Annual Report (FY14). Illinois Department of Natural Resources. 30 June 2014. 4 pp.

2013

Hagy, H.M., A.P. Yetter, M.M. Horath, C.S. Hine, J.M. Osborn, and M.P. Ward. 2013. Illinois waterfowl surveys and investigations W–43–R–61. Final Annual Report (FY14). INHS Technical Report 2014 (28). 66 pp.

Hagy, H.M. 2013. Intrinsic and extrinsic factors determining diving duck condition and habitat quality during spring migration in the Upper Midwest. Progress Report 2013 (Year 1). United States Fish and Wildlife Service / Upper Mississippi River and Great Lakes Region Joint Venture. 17 December 2013. 17 pp.

Hine, C.S., H.M. Hagy, M.M. Horath, and A.P. Yetter, and R.V. Smith. 2013. Waterbird and wetland monitoring at the Emiquon Preserve. Final Report 2007–2013. The Nature Conservancy. June 26. 199 pp.

Hagy, H.M., A.P. Yetter, M.M. Horath, and C.S. Hine. 2013. Illinois waterfowl surveys and investigations W–43–R–60. Final Annual Report (FY2013). INHS Technical Report 2013 (13). 91 pp.

Yetter, A.P., M.M. Horath, and H.M. Hagy. 2013. 2012 Illinois and Mississippi rivers waterfowl status report.  Annual Report to the Mississippi Flyway Technical Section.  Illinois Department of Natural Resources.  7 February 2013.  4 pp.

2012

Hine, C.S., R.V. Smith, A.P. Yetter, M.M. Horath, J.D. Stafford, and H.M. Hagy. 2012. Waterbird and wetland monitoring at the Emiquon Preserve. Annual Report 2011. The Nature   Conservancy. INHS Technical Report 2012 (15). 41 pp.

Yetter, A.P., M.M. Horath, H.M. Hagy, R.V. Smith, C.S. Hine, and J.D. Stafford. 2012. Illinois waterfowl surveys and investigations – W-43-R-59. Final Report.  Illinois Department of Natural Resources.  INHS Technical Report 2012(26). August 29.  83 pp.

Hagy, H.M., R.V. Smith, A.P. Yetter, C.S. Hine, and M.M. Horath. 2012. Vegetation assessment of the south pool of Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. INHS Technical Report 2012(34). November 26. 15 pp.

2011

Hine, C.S., R.V. Smith, J.D. Stafford, A.P. Yetter, and M.M. Horath. 2011. Waterbird and wetland monitoring at The Emiquon Preserve. Preliminary 2010 Annual Report. The Nature Conservancy. INHS Technical Report 2011 (07). May. 30 p.

Hine, C.S., R.V. Smith, J.D. Stafford, A.P. Yetter, and M.M. Horath. 2011. Waterbird and wetland monitoring at The Emiquon Preserve. Annual Report 2010. The Nature Conservancy. INHS Technical Report 2011 (17). 39 p.

Horath, M.M., A.P. Yetter, and J.D. Stafford. 2011. 2010 Illinois and Mississippi river waterfowl status report. Annual Report. Illinois Department of Natural Resources. February. 3 p.

Smith, R.V., J.D. Stafford, A.P. Yetter, C. J. Whelan, C.S. Hine, and M.M. Horath. 2011. Foraging thresholds of spring migrating dabbling ducks in central Illinois. Final Report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. INHS Technical Report 2011(37). November. 57 p.

Yetter A.P., Horath, M.M., C.S. Hine, R.V. Smith, and J.D. Stafford. 2011. Illinois waterfowl surveys and investigations. Final Report. Illinois Department of Natural Resources. INHS Technical Report 2011. (41). November. 74 p.

2010

Horath, M.M., A.P. Yetter, J.D. Stafford, C.S. Hine, R.V. Smith. 2010. Illinois waterfowl surveys and investigations. Annual Report. Illinois Department of Natural Resources. INHS Technical Report 2010 (35). 58 p.

Smith, R.V., J.D. Stafford, A.P. Yetter, C.S. Hine, and M.M. Horath. 2010. Foraging ecology of fall migrating shorebirds in the Illinois River valley. Upper Mississippi River & Great Lakes Region Joint Venture. Final Report. INHS Technical Report 2010 (23). 58 p.

Horath, M.M. A.P. Yetter, and J.D. Stafford. 2010. 2009 Illinois and Mississippi river waterfowl status report. Annual Report. Illinois Department of Natural Resources. February. 3 p.

Hine, C.S., R.V. Smith, J.D. Stafford, A.P. Yetter, and M.M Horath. 2010. Waterbird and wetland monitoring at The Emiquon Preserve. Preliminary 2009 Annual Report. The Nature Conservancy. INHS Technical Report 2010 (01). 19 p

2009

Horath, M.M., A.P. Yetter, J.D. Stafford, C.S. Hine, and R.V. Smith. 2009. Illinois waterfowl surveys and investigations. Annual Report. Illinois Department of Natural Resources. INHS Technical Report 2009 (25). 55 p.

Yetter, A.P., J.D. Stafford, and R.V. Smith. 2009. Waterfowl monitoring on Pools 12, 13, and 14 of the Mississippi River during fall 2008. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. INHS Technical Report 2009 (8). March. 2 p.

Smith, R.V., J.D. Stafford, A.P. Yetter, C.S. Hine, and M.M. Horath. 2009 Foraging ecology of fall migrating shorebirds in the Illinois River valley. Upper Missisippi River & Great Lakes Region Joint Venture. INHS Technical Report 2009 (37). 13 p.

Smith, R.V., J.D. Stafford, A.P. Yetter, C.S. Hine, and M.M. Horath. 2009. Emiquon monitoring summary – 2008. Annual Report. The Nature Conservancy. January. 22 p.

Yetter, A.P., M.M. Horath, and J.D. Stafford. 2009. 2008 Illinois and Mississippi river waterfowl status report. Annual Report. Illinois Department of Natural Resources. February. 3 p.

2008

Stafford, J.D., A. P. Yetter, M.M. Horath, C.S. Hine, and R.V. Smith. 2008. Aerial Inventories of waterfowl in Illinois and Moist-soil Plant Seed Abundance for Waterfowl on Lands Managed by Illinois Department of Natural Resources. INHS Tecnincal Report 2008 (44).

Smith, R.V., J.D. Stafford, A.P. Yetter, C.S. Hine, and M.M. Horath. 2008 Emiquon 2007 – fall monitoring summary. Annual Report. The Nature Conservancy. February. 7 p.

Stafford, J.D., R.V. Smith, A.P. Yetter, C.S. Hine, and M.M. Horath. 2008 Foraging ecology of fall migrating shorebirds in the Illinois River valley. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. INHS Technical Report 2008 (43). November. 8 p.

O’Neal, B.J., J.D. Stafford, R.D. Larkin, and R.E. Warner. 2008. Modeling Waterfowl Migration Using Radar Imagery. INHS Technical Report 2008 (18).

Yetter, A. P., M. M. Horath, and J. D. Stafford.  2008.  2007 Illinois and Mississippi river waterfowl status report.  Annual Report.  Illinois Department of Natural Resources.  February.  3 p.

2007

Yetter, A. P., J. D. Stafford, and R. V. Smith.  2007.  Waterbird abundance on Pools 12, 13, and 14 of the Mississippi River.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  INHS Technical Report 2007 (70).  December.  2 p.

Stafford, J. D., R. V. Smith, A. P. Yetter, C. S. Hine, and M. M. Horath.  2007.  Foraging ecology of fall migrating shorebirds in the Illinois River valley.  Annual Report to Upper Mississippi River and Great Lakes Region Joint Venture, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  November.  8 p.

Stafford, J. D., M. M. Horath, A. P. Yetter, R. V. Smith, and C. S. Hine.  2007.  Historical and contemporary characteristics of Illinois River valley wetlands: a geospatial database for conservation planning and evaluation.  Final Report.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Upper Mississippi River and Great Lakes Region Joint Venture.  INHS Technical Report 2007 (51).  October.  64 p.

Horath, M. M., J. D. Stafford, A. P. Yetter, R. V. Smith, and C. S. Hine.  2007.  Historical and contemporary characteristics of Illinois River valley wetlands: a geospatial database for conservation planning and evaluation.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Upper Mississippi River and Great Lakes Region Joint Venture.  Interactive DVD-ROM with geospatial database.

Yetter, A. P., M. M. Horath, J. D. Stafford, C. S. Hine, and R. V. Smith.  2007.  Aerial inventories of waterfowl in Illinois & estimation of moist-soil plant seed abundance for waterfowl on lands managed by Illinois Department of Natural Resources.  Annual Report.  Illinois Waterfowl Surveys and Investigations, Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration.  W-43-R-54.  INHS Technical Report 2007 (44).  August.  59 p.

Yetter, A.P., M.M. Horath, and J. D. Stafford.  2007.  2006 Illinois and Mississippi river waterfowl status report.  Annual Report.  Illinois Department of Natural Resources.  February.  4 p.

Horath, M.M. and S.P. Havera.  2007.  Waterfowl populations at Spunky Bottoms.  Pages 40-42 in Heske, E.J., J.R. Herkert, K.D. Blodgett, and A.M. Lemke (eds).  Spunky Bottoms: restoration of a big-river floodplain.  Proceedings of the Spunky Bottoms Restoration Symposium.  Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, Illinois.

2006

Horath, M.M., A.P. Yetter, J. D. Stafford, and C.S. Hine.  2006.  Illinois waterfowl surveys and investigations.  Annual Report.  Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act, Illinois.  W-43-R-53.  August.  58 p.

Yetter, A.P., M.M. Horath, J. D. Stafford, C.S. Hine, R.V. Smith.  2006.  Historical and contemporary characteristics of Illinois River valley wetlands:  a geospatial database for planning and evaluation.  Annual Report.  Upper Mississippi River & Great Lakes Region Joint Venture.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  October.  21 p.

Havera, S. P., and J. D. Stafford.  DVD Video: The Frank Bellrose Legacy.  Produced by Ducks Unlimited, Inc. with collaboration from the Illinois Natural History Survey.  Presented at the 4th North American Duck Symposium, 24 August, 2006.

2005

Stafford, J. D., M. M. Horath, and A. P. Yetter.  2005.  Analyses of aerial inventory and historical wetland data for Goose Pond, Illinois.  Prepared for: The Wetlands Initiative.  50 pp.

Yetter, A. P., M. W. Bowyer, and J. D. Stafford.  2005.  Spring Lake Bottoms – Water Management Plan.  Prepared for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.  25 pp.

Horath, M. M., J. D. Stafford, C. S. Hine, A. P. Yetter, S. P. Havera, and M. W. Bowyer.  2005.  Illinois waterfowl surveys and investigations.  Final Report.  Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act, Illinois.  W-43-R-50-51-52.  434 pp.

Horath, M. M., J. D. Stafford, C. S. Hine, A. P. Yetter, S. P. Havera, and M. W. Bowyer.  2005.  Illinois waterfowl surveys and investigations.  Annual Report.  Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act, Illinois.  W-43-R-52.  6 pp.

Bowyer, M. W., A. P. Yetter, C. S. Hine, and J. D. Stafford.  2005.  Covermapping of moist-soil plant and willow communities on Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge.  Final Report.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  18 pp.

Stafford, J. D., and M. M. Horath.  2005.  Historical Wetland Data:  Goose Pond, Putnam County, Illinois.  Prepared for: The Wetlands Initiative.  Interactive CD-ROM with integrated report and ArcGIS compatibility.

2003

Havera, S.P., M.M. Horath, R.G. Bjorklund, and S.N. Bjorklund. 2003. The importance of refuges–Chautauqua and migratory birds. Illinois Audubon 286:8-11.

Havera, S.P., and K.E. Roat. 2003 [revision and reprint]. Forbes Biological Station: the past and the promise. Illinois Natural History Survey Special Publication 10. 28 pp.

Havera, S.P., K.E. Roat, and L.L. Anderson. 2003. The Thompson Lake/Emiquon story: the biology, drainage, and restoration of an Illinois River bottomland lake. Illinois Natural History Survey Special Publication 25. iv + 40 pp.