The public is invited to attend a free, family-friendly open house at a local U.S. Geological Survey center for ecology research on Saturday, September 16. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center scientists and learn about research conducted at the Jamestown, North Dakota, facility.
Two kindergarten classes from Gussner Elementary School in Jamestown recently (5/18/2017) visited the Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center where these future scientists learned about the work currently being conducted by several USGS scientists.
An interview with Dave Mech and other scientists about Yellowstone wolf biology, research, and management appeared online in Yellowstone Science 24(1) online at https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/ys-24-1-five-questions.htm
An article published online on June 16, 2016, by the The Washington Post, Energy and Environment section, referenced research studies at NPWRC, e.g. grassland birds, pollinators, wetlands, land-use change and ecosystem services. Clint Otto and Larry Igl, Research Ecologists at NPWRC, Jamestown, ND were quoted by the author, Ryan Schuessler. The article features impacts of the conversion of grassland to farmland, primarily due to the loss of CRP acres.
NPWRC scientists Jill Shaffer and Larry Igl are interviewed in a new University of North Dakota documentary on the decline of the Western Meadowlark in North Dakota. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CztOpBwl9E