Theses and Dissertations

Our research on birds in Nebraska has supported several MS and PhD students in the University of Nebraska Lincoln School of Natural Resources.

Messinger, L. 2015. Habitat and Site Selection of Pheasants and their Hunters During the Hunting Season. MS Thesis, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. PDF

Laskowski, J. 2014. Fear Effects on Pheasant Reproductive Ecology and a Curriculum to Teach Wildlife Habitat Selection. MS Thesis, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE. PDF

Anderson, L. C. 2012. Nest and Brood Site Selection and Survival of Greater Prairie-Chickens in the Eastern Sandhills of Nebraska. MS Thesis, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE. PDF

Jorgenson, C. F. 2012. Assessing Local and Landscape Constraints on Habitat Management for Grassland and Upland Birds. MS Thesis, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE. PDF

Matthews, T. 2009. Productivity and habitat selection of ring-necked pheasants and greater prairie-chickens in Nebraska. PhD Dissertation, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE. PDF

Fricke, K. 2006. Documenting relationships between small mammals, ground-nesting passerine birds, and grazing systems on private rangelands in the Nebraska sandhills. Honors Thesis (undergraduate), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE. PDF

Kempema, S. L. F. 2007. The influence of grazing systems on grassland bird density, productivity, and species richness on private rangeland in the Nebraska Sandhills. MS Thesis, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE. PDF