University professor receives grants for bat research Parks and conservation areas provide a glimpse into the natural habitats of the Earth’s coolest critters. But can a proposed park actually pose a threat to those same creatures? Dr. Lynn Robbins, Missouri State University professor of biology, aims to find out just that through two grant-funded research … [Read more...] about How do humans affect bat populations?
Dr. Chris Barnhart, professor of biology at Missouri State University, received a grant of $24,000 to fund the development of “Propagation and Augmentation of the Ouachita Rock Pocketbook.” Financial support for this publication was provided by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation through the Endangered Species Act, Section 6 Grant F11AP00447 and Missouri State … [Read more...] about BIO Professor receives funding for conservation publication, program
Dr. Day Ligon, assistant professor of biology at Missouri State University, was awarded a grant of $43,940 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services via Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation for assessing the extent and density of chicken turtle populations in southeastern Oklahoma. Western chicken turtles are rare in southeastern Oklahoma and are listed as a species … [Read more...] about Biology professor assesses chicken turtle populations in Oklahoma
Dr. Robert Pavlowsky, professor of geography, geology and planning at Missouri State University received a renewal grant of $29,233 from the City of Springfield for the Springfield MS4/TMDL Monitoring project. This research project implements a water quality monitoring program for urban areas in Springfield. The goal of this project is to determine the levels of pollutants … [Read more...] about Professor receives renewed grant from City of Springfield
Dan Watts, Center for Resource Planning and Management planner, received $1,520 from Ozarks Transportation Organization for the “OTO Traffic Volume Study- Select Locations” project. This program will provide vehicle volume metrics on selected roadway segments in Greene and Christian County. Traffic volume counts will be collected over three, 24-hour periods on three sections … [Read more...] about Funding received to provide vehicle volume metrics on roadways