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Research publications directory

Last revised: Tuesday February 14 2017
ID Title Year
PDF0198 Development and implementation of treatments to enhance complexity in second-growth northern hardwood forests 2013
PDF0197 Climate change impacts on Wisconsin’s wildlife: A preliminary assessment 2013
PDF0196 Viral hemorrhagic septicemia and freshwater fisheries: the state of the science 2008
PDF0195 Limnological characteristics of waterfowl production area wetlands in St. Croix and Polk counties 2004
PDF0194 Duck production and harvest in St. Croix and Polk counties, Wisconsin 2002
PDF0193 The effects of Project WILD on fourth grade students in Wisconsin: results of a statewide study, 1989-90 2002
PDF0192 Checklist of the vascular plants of Wisconsin 2001
PDF0191 Atlas of the Wisconsin prairie and savanna flora 2000
PDF0190 Flora of Sauk County and Caledonia Township, Columbia County, south central Wisconsin 1998
PDF0189 Integrating forest and ruffed grouse management: a case study at the Stone Lake area 1996
PDF0188 Plant species composition of Wisconsin prairies: an aid to selecting species for plantings and restorations 1998
PDF0187 Bibliography of fire effects and related literature applicable to the ecosystems and species of Wisconsin 1994
PDF0186 Restoring Rice Lake at Milltown, Wisconsin 1994
PDF0185 Aquatic insects of the Bois Brule River system, Wisconsin 1993
PDF0184 Chemical and biotic characteristics of two low-alkalinity lakes in northern Wisconsin: relation to atmospheric deposition 1993
PDF0183 The fisher in Wisconsin 1993
PDF0182 Aquatic macrophyte ecology in the Upper Winnebago Pool Lakes, Wisconsin 1993
PDF0181 The fishery of the Yahara lakes 1992
PDF0180 Boater attitudes and experiences: results of the 1989-1990 Wisconsin recreational boating study, phase 2 1992
PDF0179 Evaluation of trout habitat improvement structures 1992
PDF0178 A survey of the aquatic insects of the Lower Wisconsin River, 1985-1986, with notes on distribution and habitat 1992
PDF0177 Population biology and management of the walleye in western Lake Superior 1992
PDF0176 Electric fencing for duck and pheasant production in Wisconsin 1992
PDF0175 Distribution and relative abundance of fishes in Wisconsin. VIII. Summary report 1992
PDF0174 Boating pressure on Wisconsin's lakes and rivers: results of the 1989-1990 Wisconsin recreational boating study, phase 1 1991
PDF0173 Evaluation of a catch and release fishery for brown trout regulated by an unprotected slot length 1991
PDF0172 Restoration of canvasback migrational staging habitat in Wisconsin 1991
PDF0171 The sport fishery for, and selected population characteristics of, smallmouth bass in Pallette Lake, Wisconsin, 1958-1984 1990
PDF0170 Ecosystem responses to growth and control of submerged macrophytes: a literature review 1990
PDF0169 A review of fisheries habitat improvement projects in warmwater streams, with recommendations for Wisconsin 1990
PDF0168 A postglacial vegetational history of Sauk County and Caledonia Township, Columbia County, South Central Wisconsin 1990
PDF0167 Wisconsin Recreation Survey - 1986 1989
PDF0166 Bibliography of fishery investigations on large salmonid river systems 1989
PDF0165 Population dynamics of smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieui) in the Galena (Fever) River and one of its tributaries 1989
PDF0164 Water quality and restoration of the lower Oconto River, Oconto County, Wisconsin 1989
PDF0163 Mercury Levels in Walleyes from Lakes of Different Water and Sediment Characteristics 1989
PDF0162 A compendium of 45 trout stream habitat development evaluations in Wisconsin during 1953-1985 1988
PDF0161 Fish species assemblages in southwestern Wisconsin streams with implications for smallmouth bass management 1988
PDF0160 Population dynamics of stocked adult muskellunge (Esox masquinongy) in Lac Court Oreilles, Wisconsin, 1961-1977 1986
PDF0159 Distribution and relative abundance of fishes in Wisconsin. VII. St. Croix River basin 1986
PDF0158 Distribution and movement of Canada geese in response to management changes in east central Wisconsin, 1975-81 1986
PDF0157 An Evaluation of Beach Nourishment on the Lake Superior Shore 1985
PDF0156 Aquatic community interactions of submerged macrophytes 1985
PDF0155 Distribution and relative abundance of fishes in Wisconsin. VI. Sheboygan, Manitowoc, and Twin river basins 1985
PDF0154 Sexual maturity and fecundity of brown trout in central and northern Wisconsin streams 1985
PDF0153 Impacts of phosphorus reduction via metalimnetic injection in Bullhead Lake, Wisconsin 1985
PDF0152 Distribution and relative abundance of fishes in Wisconsin. V. Grant & Platte, Coon & Bad Axe, and La Crosse river basins 1985
PDF0151 Ruffed grouse habitat relationships in aspen and oak forests of central Wisconsin 1985
PDF0150 Aquatic Organisms in Acidic Environments: A Literature Review 1984
PDF0149 Food habits of adult yellow perch and smallmouth bass in Nebish Lake, Wisconsin 1984
PDF0148 An 8-inch length limit on smallmouth bass: effects on the sport fisheries and populations of smallmouth bass and yellow perch 1984
PDF0147 Distribution and relative abundance of fishes in Wisconsin. IV. Root, Milwaukee, Des Plaines, and Fox river basins 1984
PDF0146 Impacts of a floodwater-retarding structure on year class strength and production by wild brown trout in a Wisconsin coulee stream 1984
PDF0145 Duck breeding ecology and harvest characteristics on Grand River Marsh Wildlife Area 1984
PDF0144 Population ecology of woodcock in Wisconsin 1984
PDF0143 Distribution and relative abundance of fishes in Wisconsin. III. Red Cedar River basin 1984
PDF0142 Assessment of a daily limit of two trout on the sport fishery at McGee Lake, Wisconsin 1984
PDF0141 Population dynamics of wild trout and associated sport fisheries in two northern Wisconsin streams 1983
PDF0140 Distribution and relative abundance of fishes in Wisconsin. II. Black, Trempealeau, and Buffalo river basins 1983
PDF0139 A survey of the mussel densities in Pool 10 of the upper Mississippi River 1983
PDF0138 Limnological Characteristics of Wisconsin Lakes 1983
PDF0137 A bibliography of beaver, trout, wildlife, and forest relationships with special references to beaver and trout 1983
PDF0136 Distribution and relative abundance of fishes in Wisconsin 1982
PDF0135 Evaluation of waterfowl production areas in Wisconsin 1982
PDF0134 Movement of carp in the Lake Winnebago system determined by radio telemetry 1982
PDF0133 Alternative Methods of Estimating Pollutant Loads in Flowing Water 1982
PDF0132 Using a Biotic Index to Evaluate Water Quality in Streams 1982
PDF0131 Hypothetical effects of fishing regulations in Murphy Flowage, Wisconsin 1982
PDF0130 Spawning and early life history of yellow perch in the Lake Winnebago system 1982
PDF0129 Status and management of black bears in Wisconsin 1982
PDF0128 Habitat development for bobwhite quail on private lands in Wisconsin 1982
PDF0127 Pollution Dynamics of Young-of-the-Year Bluegill 1982
PDF0126 Artificial nesting structures for the double-crested cormorant 1981
PDF0125 Harvest, age structure, survivorship, and productivity of red foxes in Wisconsin, 1975-78 1981
PDF0124 A survey of Unionid mussels in the upper Mississippi River (Pools 3-11) 1981
PDF0123 An evaluation of Wisconsin ruffed grouse surveys 1981
PDF0122 Leopard frog populations and mortality in Wisconsin, 1974-76 1981
PDF0121 Population dynamics of wild brown trout and associated sport fisheries in four central Wisconsin streams 1981
PDF0120 Forest opening construction and impacts in northern Wisconsin 1981
PDF0119 A successful application of catch and release regulations on a Wisconsin trout stream 1981
PDF0118 Ruffed grouse density and habitat relationships in Wisconsin 1980
PDF0117 Management of roadside vegetative cover by selective control of undesirable vegetation 1980
PDF0116 Characteristics of scattered wetlands in relation to duck production in southeastern Wisconsin 1979
PDF0115 Removal of woody streambank vegetation to improve trout habitat 1979
PDF0114 Evaluating the accuracy of biochemical oxygen demand and suspended solids analyses performed by Wisconsin laboratories 1979
PDF0113 Movement and behavior of the muskellunge determined by radio-telemetry 1979
PDF0112 Control and management of cattails in southeastern Wisconsin wetlands 1979
PDF0111 Ecology of great horned owls and red-tailed hawks 1979
PDF0110 The influence of chemical reclamation on a small brown trout stream in southwestern Wisconsin 1978
PDF0109 Seston Characterization of Major Wisconsin Rivers (Slime Survey) 1978
PDF0108 Brood characteristics and summer habitats of ruffed grouse in central Wisconsin 1978
PDF0107 Lake sturgeon populations, growth, and exploitation in Lakes Poygan, Winneconne, and Lake Butte des Morts, Wisconsin 1978
PDF0106 Mallard population and harvest dynamics in Wisconsin 1978
PDF0105 Population dynamics, predator-prey relationships, and management of the red fox in Wisconsin 1978
PDF0104 Changes in population density, growth, and harvest of northern pike in Escanaba Lake after implementation of a 22-inch size limit 1978
PDF0103 A 15-year study of the harvest, exploitation, and mortality of fishes in Murphy Flowage, Wisconsin 1978
PDF0102 Wisconsin scientific areas: preserving native diversity 1977
PDF0101 Impact upon local property taxes of acquisitions within the St. Croix River State Forest in Burnett and Polk counties 1977
PDF0100 Use of arthropods to evaluate water quality of streams 1977
PDF0099 Effects of destratification and aeration of a lake on the distribution of planktonic Crustacea, yellow perch, and trout 1977
PDF0098 Effects of hydraulic dredging on the ecology of native trout populations in Wisconsin spring ponds 1977
PDF0097 Water quality effects of potential urban best management practices: a literature review 1977
PDF0096 Northern pike production in managed spawning 1977
PDF0095 Recreational Use of Small Streams in Wisconsin 1976
PDF0094 Cattail: the significance of its growth, phenology and carbohydrate storage to its control and management 1976
PDF0093 Population and biomass estimates of fishes in 1976
PDF0092 Endangered and threatened vascular plants 1976
PDF0091 Wisconsin's participation in the river basin commissions 1975
PDF0090 The presettlement vegetation of Columbia County, Wisconsin, in the 1830's 1976
PDF0089 Aquatic insects of Wisconsin with generic keys and notes on biology, ecology and distribution 1975
PDF0088 Guidelines for the application of wastewater sludge to agricultural land in Wisconsin 1975
PDF0087 Aeration as a Lake Management Technique 1975
PDF0086 Characteristics of a northern pike spawning population 1975
PDF0085 Reproduction of an east central Wisconsin pheasant population 1975
PDF0084 Estimate of abundance, harvest, and exploitation of the fish population of Escanaba Lake, Wisconsin, 1946-1969 1975
PDF0083 Lake sturgeon harvest, growth, and recruitment in Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin 1975
PDF0082 Annual production by brook trout in Lawrence Creek during eleven successive years 1974
PDF0081 Influence of organic pollution on the density and production of trout in a Wisconsin stream 1975
PDF0080 Impact of state land ownership on local economy 1974
PDF0079 Effects of stocking northern pike in Murphy Flowage 1974
PDF0078 Hydrogeologic evaluation of solid waste disposal in south central Wisconsin 1974
PDF0077 Mechanical and habitat manipulation for aquatic plant management: a review of techniques 1974
PDF0076 Seasonal movement, winter habitat use, and population distribution of an east central Wisconsin pheasant population 1974
PDF0075 Survey of lake rehabilitation techniques and experiences 1974
PDF0074 Surveys of toxic metals in Wisconsin: removal of metals from waste waters by municipal sewage 1974
PDF0073 Electrofishing boats: improved designs and operational guidelines to increase the effectiveness of boom shockers 1974
PDF0072 Mortality of radio-tagged pheasants on the Waterloo Wildlife Area 1973
PDF0071 Restoring the Recreational Potential of Small Impoundments: The Marion Millpond Experience 1973
PDF0070 Gray partridge ecology in southeast-central Wisconsin 1973
PDF0069 An experimental introduction of coho salmon into a landlocked lake in northern Wisconsin 1973
PDF0068 Breeding duck populations and habitat in Wisconsin 1973
PDF0067 Lake sturgeon management on the Menominee River 1973
PDF0066 Dilution Pumping at Snake Lake, Wisconsin: A potential Renewal Technique for Small Eutrophic Lakes 1973
PDF0065 Production, food and harvest of trout in Nebish Lake, Wisconsin 1973
PDF0064 The prairie chicken in Wisconsin: highlights of a 22-year study of counts, behavior, movements, turnover and habitat 1973
PDF0063 Drain oil disposal in Wisconsin 1973
PDF0062 Eutrophication Control: nutrient inactivation by chemical precipitation at Horseshoe Lake, Wisconsin 1973
PDF0061 Overwinter Drawdown: impact on the aquatic vegetation in Murphy Flowage, Wisconsin 1973
PDF0060 A profile of Wisconsin hunters 1972
PDF0059 Small area population projections for Wisconsin 1972
PDF0058 Nitrate and Nitrate Variation in Ground Water 1972
PDF0057 Biology and Control of Aquatic Nuisances in Recreational Waters 1972
PDF0056 A ten-year study of native northern pike in Bucks Lake, Wisconsin, including evaluation of an 18.0-inch size limit 1972
PDF0055 Recreation areas and their use 1972
PDF0054 Aquatic insects of the Pine-Popple River, Wisconsin 1972
PDF0053 Chemical analyses of selected public drinking water supplies (including trace metals) 1972
PDF0052 Mercury levels in Wisconsin fish and wildlife 1972
PDF0051 A guideline for portable direct current electrofishing systems 1971
PDF0050 Harvest and feeding habits of largemouth bass in Murphy Flowage, Wisconsin 1971
PDF0049 Growth of known-age muskellunge in Wisconsin and validation of age and growth determination methods 1971
PDF0048 Responses of a brook trout population to habitat development in Lawrence Creek 1971
PDF0047 Evaluation of intensive freshwater drum removal in Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin, 1955-1966 1971
PDF0046 Inland Lake Dredging Evaluation 1970
PDF0045 Reproduction and early life history of the walleye in the Lake Winnebago region 1970
PDF0044 Significance of forest openings to deer in northern Wisconsin 1969
PDF0043 The Lake Winnebago sauger: age, growth, reproduction, food habits and early life history 1969
PDF0042 Food of angler-caught northern pike in Murphy Flowage 1969
PDF0041 Occurrence and significance of DDT and dieldrin residues in Wisconsin fish 1968
PDF0040 Recruitment, growth, exploitation and management of walleyes in a southeastern Wisconsin lake 1968
PDF0039 Guidelines for Management of Trout Stream Habitat in Wisconsin 1967
PDF0038 Canada goose breeding populations in Wisconsin 1966
PDF0037 Life history of the grass pickerel (Esox americanus vermiculatus) in southeastern Wisconsin 1966
PDF0036 Muskrat population studies at Horicon Marsh, Wisconsin 1966
PDF0035 Production and angler harvest of wild brook trout in Lawrence Creek, Wisconsin 1966
PDF0034 Population ecology and management of Wisconsin pheasants 1965
PDF0033 Duck and coot: ecology and management in Wisconsin 1964
PDF0032 Characteristics of the sport fishery in some northern Wisconsin lakes 1964
PDF0031 Evaluation of liberalized regulations on largemouth bass, Browns Lake, Wisconsin 1964
PDF0030 Wisconsin quail, 1834-1962: population dynamics and habitat management 1963
PDF0029 Muskrat pelt patterns and primeness 1963
PDF0028 An evaluation of pheasant stocking through the day-old-chick program in Wisconsin 1963
PDF0027 Fifty years from seed: the Star Lake plantation 1963
PDF0026 Effects of angling regulations on a wild brook trout fishery 1962
PDF0025 Relationship of beaver to forests, trout and wildlife 1962
PDF0024 Licensed shooting preserves in Wisconsin 1962
PDF0023 Basal area and point-sampling: interpretation and application 1961
PDF0022 The state park visitor: a report of the Wisconsin park and forest travel study 1961
PDF0021 Forest insect surveys within specified areas 1960
PDF0020 Relation of weather, parasitic disease and hunting to Wisconsin ruffed grouse populations 1960
PDF0019 The hemlock borer. The European pine shoot moth and its relation to pines in Wisconsin 1959
PDF0018 Relationship of ruffed grouse to forest cover types 1959
PDF0017 Pond Culture of Muskellunge in Wisconsin 1958
PDF0016 An Evaluation of Artificial Mallard Propagation in Wisconsin 1958
PDF0015 A Guide to Prairie Chicken Management 1957
PDF0014 The White-tailed Deer in Wisconsin 1956
PDF0013 Seasonal Variation in Stress Resistance and Survival in the Hen Pheasant 1956
PDF0012 Studies on Level Ditching for Marsh Management 1956
PDF0011 Evaluation of Stocking of Breeder Hen and Immature Cock Pheasants 1955
PDF0010 Role of Refuges in Muskrat Management 1954
PDF0009 Sex and Age Criteria for Wisconsin Ruffed Grouse 1954
PDF0008 Muskrat Growth and Litter Production 1953
PDF0007 Some Winter Habits of White-tailed Deer 1953
PDF0006 Wisconsin Fox Populations 1953
PDF0005 Experimental Level Ditching for Muskrat Management 1953
PDF0004 Food Habit Studies of Ruffed Grouse, Pheasant, Quail and Mink in Wisconsin 1952
PDF0003 Improved Rations and Feeding Procedures for Pheasants 1952
PDF0002 Pheasant Weights and Wing Molt in Relation to Reproduction with Survival Implications 1950
PDF0001 A Device for Dating Natural Events in Game Animals 1950

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For information on research publications, or to request printed copies, contact:
Dougal Walker
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Bureau of Science Services
608-267-7057