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Research

P.O. Box 43
Williamsburg, MO 63388

(573) 254-3990
Jeff.Demand@mdc.mo.gov


Research Projects

Current Projects

4/15/2014 - Influence of agriculture and remedial land uses practices of efficacy of soils in supporting a diverse arbuscular mycrorhizal community for Central Missouri prairies.
The objective of this study is to quantify and identify AMF taxa available to native plant species in soils undergoing three ... (more)

Past Projects

4/15/2007 - Movements of Translocated and resident Three-Toed Box Turtles
Translocation of terrestrial turtles occurs to mitigate habitat loss, increase population size or genetic diversity, and to ... (more)
3/20/2006 - Evaluation of Annual Yields and Sustainability of Food-Fish Production in Missouri small ponds managed for Extensive Fish Culture
This Project intends to: 1) Evaluate the feasibility of achieving combined annual yields of food-size largemouth bass Micr ... (more)
1/30/2005 - Educational and Outreach Program Development
Multiple conducted projects are aimed at developing and implementing a comprehensive educational and outreach program. This ... (more)
1/30/2005 - Glacial Sediment Dating
The primary objective of this research is to measure the age of glacial sediments at Prairie Fork Conservation Area (PFCA) us ... (more)
1/30/2005 - Soil Microbiology and Prairie Restoration
The proposal will provide educational experiences related to soil and environmental monitoring and conservation. Specifically ... (more)
1/30/2005 - Soil Structure Development in Prairie Restoration
Prairie ecosystem restoration usually improves water infiltration and reduces runoff. One reason for these changes is hypoth ... (more)
1/30/2005 - Native Forb Establishment
The dominant paradigm for prairie reconstructions has been to use tillage for seed bed preparation and plant seeds, commonly ... (more)
1/30/2003 - Seed Phenology and Burning Regimes
This project is directly related to long-term goals of education and habitat restoration noted in the PFCA Area Plan. Restor ... (more)
1/30/2003 - Development of Savanna Communities
Savannas and woodland communities are high in plant diversity, based on remnants found throughout Missouri, with most of thei ... (more)
1/30/2003 - Ecological Land Classification
This project will provide maps and GIS accessible databases identifying ecological landscapes (Landtype Associations) and eco ... (more)
1/30/2002 - Quail Cover Bundle Survival Rates
Early successional shrubby cover and covey headquarter areas are a critical habitat component for bobwhite quail that have gr ... (more)
8/10/2001 - A TEST OF THE MORNING COVEY CALL COUNT TECHNIQUE FOR ESTIMATING POPULATION DENSITIES OF NORTHERN BOBWHITES IN MISSOURI
The morning covey call count technique is being used to estimate fall northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) density in Miss ... (more)
1/15/2001 - RESOURCE SELECTION AND SPACE USE OF THREE-TOED BOX TURTLES
Translocation or displacement studies of box turtles are conducted to examine homing behavior (i.e., return to original captu ... (more)
1/30/2000 - Conservation Honors
This project will provide learning experiences to high school senior leaders associated with PFCA's unique natural, cultural ... (more)