Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Long-term Declines in Nest Success of Prairie Ducks
We are grateful to G. S. Adams, R. J. Greenwood, A. B. Sargeant, and P. S. Taylor
for access to unpublished data and manuscripts; R. W. Bethke for providing some
of the conserved soil moisture indices; J. P. Ball for SAS consulting; and D.
Hill, H. A. Kantrud, D. M. Lavigne, J. T. Lokemoen, A. B. Sargeant, and an anonymous
referee for commenting on earlier drafts. Financial assistance was provided by
the Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS), the CWS University Research Support Fund,
the Prairie Habitat Joint Venture of the North American Waterfowl Management Plan
through CWS and Wildlife Habitat Canada, the Natural Sciences and Engineering
Research Council of Canada (Grant A7757), and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
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