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Locating, Constructing, and Managing Islands for Nesting Waterfowl

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John T. Lokemoen and Terry A. Messmer

The Berryman Institute, Logan, Utah

1993


The purpose of this extension bulletin is to assist public and private managers in locating, constructing, and managing islands to enhance nest success of waterfowl. The information is from studies by the Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, North Dakota, and information collected by biologists working at sites throughout the northern hemisphere.
This resource is based on the following source (Northern Prairie Publication 0886):
Lokemoen, John T. and Terry A. Messmer.  1994.  Locating, constructing, and 
     managing islands for nesting waterfowl.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 
     Branch of Extension and Publications, Arlington, VA and The Berryman 
     Institute, Logan, UT.  20pp.
This resource should be cited as:
Lokemoen, John T. and Terry A. Messmer.  1994.  Locating, constructing, and 
     managing islands for nesting waterfowl.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 
     Branch of Extension and Publications, Arlington, VA and The Berryman 
     Institute, Logan, UT.  Jamestown, ND: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research 
     Center Online.  http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/birds/island/index.htm 
     (Version 12MAY03).

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This bulletin was made possible by a grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and was published by The Berryman Institute, Utah State University.

The authors are John T. Lokemoen, Wildlife Research Biologist, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Jamestown, North Dakota, and Terry A. Messmer, Assistant Professor and Extension Wildlife Specialist, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Utah State University, Logan, Utah.

Technical review was provided by Alan B. Sargeant, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, and David C. Duncan, Saskatchewan Wetlands Conservation Corporation, and editorial guidance was contributed by Rolf R. Koford and Lawrence D. Igl, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center.

* Reference to trade names or specific companies within this bulletin does not imply government endorsement of commercial products.


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