Browse Prairie Research Institute by Subject "IDNR Division of Wildlife"

  • Miller, Craig A.; Campbell, Linda K.; Clark, Jeremy P. (Illinois Natural History Survey, 2013-10-14)
    A random sample of 3,000 hunters was selected from 2012Illinois Habitat Stampand hunting license purchasers. Of the sample of 3,000 hunters, 2,944questionnaires weredeliverable. We received 1,643(56%) questionnaires;1,606of ...

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  • Stephenson, Andrew L.; McCleary, Meghan E.; Schweizer, Laura A.; Miller, Craig A.; Campbell, Linda K. (Illinois Natural History Survey, 2014-08-25)
    Illinois otter trapping was reinstated in the 2012-2013 trapping season. In 2013-2014, the second year of reinstatement, 608 Illinois residents purchased otter registration; all were mailed a 4-page questionnaire. We ...

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  • Williams, Brent D.; Crain, James M.; Campbell, Linda K.; Miller, Craig A. (Illinois Natural History Survey, 2015-12-28)
    A total of 2,212(48%response rate) Illinois waterfowl hunters responded to the 2014-15Illinois Waterfowl Hunter Survey. An estimated 50,698waterfowl hunters spent982,193days afield, adecreaseof6.7% from the 1,052,728days ...

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  • England, J.C.; Levengood, J.M.; Hagy, Heath M. (Illinois Natural History Survey, 2015-09-13)
    The abundance and relative composition of helminth communities in the lower gut of LESC differed among regions. Total helminths and % trematodes increased and % cestodes decreased with increasing latitude. Measures of scaup ...

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  • Schweizer, Laura A.; Williams, Brent D.; Crain, James M.; Miller, Craig A. (Illinois Natural History Survey, 2015-09-01)
    Harvest of light geese(Chen caerulescens, Chen rossii)during the 2015Illinois Light Goose Conservation Order season was estimated at 123,944. An estimated 2,599 hunters participated in the 2015 Illinois Light Goose ...

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  • Hagy, Heath M.; Blake-Bradshaw, Abigail G.; Matthews, Jeffrey W. (Illinois Natural History Survey, 2015-09-22)
    The purpose of the study was to estimate functional quality of wetlands for focal species of the Illinois Wetlands Campaign, including the following objectives: 1) Estimate wetland habitat quality during spring, summer, ...

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  • Hagy, Heath M.; Yetter, Aaron P.; Horath, Michelle M.; Hine, Christopher S.; Osborn, Joshua M.; Ward, Michael P. (Illinois Natural History Survey, 2014-08-30)

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  • Hagy, Heath M.; Yetter, Aaron P.; Horath, Michelle M.; Hine, Christopher S.; Osborn, Joshua M.; Ward, Michael P. (Illinois Natural History Survey, 2014-08-30)
    This study had the following objectives: 1) Inventory abundance and distribution of waterfowl and other waterbirds during fall migration at specific sites along the Illinois and central Mississippi rivers; 2) Investigate ...

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  • Hagy, Heath M.; Yetter, Aaron P.; Osborn, Joshua M.; Horath, Michelle M.; Hine, Christopher S.; McClain, Douglas; Walter, Kristen; Fox, Jeff; Gilbert, Andrew D.; Ward, Michael P. (Illinois Natural History Survey, 2015-12-14)
    This study addresses the following objectives: 1)Inventory abundance and distribution of waterfowl and other waterbirds (a minimum of 10 species and guilds) during autumn migration at a minimum of 40 sites along the Illinois ...

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  • Heads, Sam W.; Taylor, Steve, J.; Swanson, Daniel R.; Thomas,Michael J. (Illinois Natural History Survey, 2015-01-30)
    We conducted a baseline inventory of terrestrial Heteroptera (true bugs) and Orthoptera (grasshoppers, crickets and katydids) at foursites in Monroe and Randolph ...

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