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Project press

Meyer, Michael W.  2016.  Measuring the value of wildlife habitat restoration on northern Wisconsin lakes: the Wisconsin Lakeshore Restoration Project.  Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources: Bureau of Science Services, Wildlife and Forestry Research Section Project W-160-P Statewide Wildlife and Forestry Research Final Report.  106 pp.

Haskell, D., Meyer, M, Schotthoefer, A, Goggin, P.  2013.  Wisconsin Lakeshore Restoration Project.  LakeLine [A publication of the North American Lake Management Society]-Volume 33, Number 1-Spring:. pp. 10-16.

Haskell, D., Meyer, M, Schotthoefer, A, Goggin, P.  2013.  Wisconsin Lakeshore Restoration Project: some preliminary results.  Lake Tides 38(3), a quarterly newletter of the Wisconsin Lakes Partnership: pp. 1-4, 6.

Goggin, P., Haskell, D., Meyer, M. W.  2009.  Wisconsin Lakeshore Restoration.  LakeLine [A publication of the North American Lake Management Society]-Volume 29, Number 1-Spring: pp. 25-29.

Published peer-reviewed items

Haskell, Daniel E., Alex L. Bales, Christopher R. Webster, Michael W. Meyer, and David J. Flaspohler.  2017.  Restoring hardwood trees to lake riparian areas using three planting treatments.  Restoration Ecology Volume 25, Number 6-November: pp. 933-941. 

Haskell, Daniel E., Christopher R. Webster, Alex L Bates, Michael W. Meyer, and David J. Flaspohler.  2017.  Assessment of wildlife habitat attributes at restoration projects on northern Wisconsin lakeshoresNortheastern Naturalist 24(4):  pp. 391-412.

Haskell, D., Flaspohler, D., Webster, C., Meyer, M. W.  2013.  Relationship between carnivore distribution and landscape features in the Northern Highlands ecological landscape of Wisconsin.  American Midland Naturalist 169(1):1-16.

Haskell, D., Flaspohler, D., Webster, C., Meyer, M. W.  2012.  Variation in soil temperature, moisture, and plant growth with the addition of downed woody material on lakeshore restoration sites.  Restoration Ecology 20: 113-121.

Haskell, D. E.  2009.  Quantifying the ecological benefits of lakeshore restoration in northern Wisconsin. M.S. thesis. Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan.

In preparation and / or review

Haskell, D, Flaspohler, D, Webster, C., Meyer, M. W.  Assessing the importance of fencing, irrigation, and native plant source when restoring wildlife habitat along northern Wisconsin lakeshores.  Submitted to Native Plants Journal.

Haskell, D, Flaspohler, D, Webster, C., Meyer, M. W.  Bare-root and gravel culture shrubs used in wildlife habitat restoration on lake riparian areas in northern Wisconsin.  To be submitted to Ecological Restoration.

Haskell, D, Flaspohler, D, Webster, C., Meyer, M.W.  Baseline assessment of wildlife habitat restoration projects on northern Wisconsin lakeshores.  To be submitted to American Midland Naturalist.


Assorted oral presentations, posters,  and keynote talks by project team members

D. E. Haskell, M.W. Meyer, C.R. Webster, and D. J. Flaspohler.  Testing multiple methods for wildlife habitat restoration on lakeshores: Crystal Lakeshore Restoration Project.  Joint Meeting Wisconsin and Minnesota Chapters of The Wildlife Society Conference.  Oral presentation, February 17-19th, 2015.  Duluth, MN.

D. E. Haskell, D. J. Flaspolher, C. R. Webster, and M. W. Meyer.  Comparison of multiple methods for wildlife habitat restoration on lakeshores: Crystal Lakeshore Restoration Project.  Science in the Northwoods Conference.  Oral presentation, October 15-17th, 2014.  Boulder Junction, WI.

Meyer, M. W.  Lakeshore habitat restoration in the Northern Highlands.  WDNR Wildlife Management statewide meeting.  Oral presentation, January 16th, 2014.  Oshkosh, WI.

D. E. Haskell, M. W. Meyer, C.R. Webster, and D. J. Flaspolher.  Benefits of adding downed woody material to lakeshore restorations.  Fifth World Conference on Ecological Restoration.  Oral presentation, symposium-evaluating the success of restoration on human altered lakeshores in the upper Midwest of U.S.A.  October 6-11th, 2013.  Madison, WI.

Meyer, M. W., and D. Haskell.   The Wisconsin Lakeshore Restoration ProjectFifth World Conference on Ecological Restoration.  Oral presentation, symposium-evaluating the success of restoration on human altered lakeshores in the upper Midwest of U.S.A.  October 6-11th, 2013.  Madison, WI.

P. Goggin.  A blueprint for success: ten themes of shoreland rehabilitation in Wisconsin.  Fifth World Conference on Ecological Restoration.  Oral presentation, symposium-evaluating the success of restoration on human altered lakeshores in the upper Midwest of U.S.A.  October 6-11th, 2013.  Madison, WI.

P. Goggin, D. Haskell, M. Meyer, B. Hanson, S. Dehne, C. Scholl, and M Sheehan .  The Wisconsin Lakeshore Restoration Project.  Wisconsin County Code Administrators (WCCA) fall conference.  Oral presentation, October 3rd, 2013.  Mishicot, WI.

M. Meyer, D. Haskell, P. Goggin, S. Dehne, C. Scholl, B. Hanson, and M. Sheehan.  A blueprint for success: ten themes of shoreland rehabilitation in Wisconsin.  North American Stormwater and Erosion Control Association (NASECA).  Oral presentation, September 26th, 2013.  Rice Lake, WI.

Meyer, M.  Wisconsin lakeshore restoration project.  Wildlife and Forestry Research Section meeting, Kemp Research StationOral presentation, August 29th, 2013.  Minocqua, WI.

Meyer, M. W.  Evaluating the ecological benefits of lakeshore habitat restoration in the Northern Highlands.  Vilas County Lakes and Rivers Association (VCLRA) annual meeting.  Oral presentation, June 8th, 2013.  St. Germain, WI.

D. E. Haskell, M. W. Meyer, and B. Fevold.  Measurements of lakeshore habitat restoration: preliminary findings 2007-2012.  Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention.  Oral presentation, April 9-11th, 2013.  Green Bay, WI.

M. Meyer, D. Haskell, P. Goggin, S. Dehne, C. Scholl, B. Hanson, and M. Sheehan.  A blueprint for success: ten themes of shoreland rehabilitation in Wisconsin.  32nd Annual International Symposium of the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS).  Oral presentation, November 7-9th, 2012.  Madison , WI.

D. E. Haskell, M. W. Meyer, C. R. Webster, and D. J. Flaspolher.  The relationship between carnivore distribution and landscape features in the Northern Highlands ecological landscape of Wisconsin.  Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society.  Poster presentation, November 6-10th, 2011.  Waikoloa, HI.

P. Goggin, D. Haskell, M. Meyer, B. Hanson, S. Dehne, C. Scholl, and M. Sheehan.  The Wisconsin Lakeshore Restoration Project.  American Fisheries Society 141st Annual Meeting.  Oral presentation, September 7th, 2011. Seattle, WA.

M. Meyer, D. Haskell, P. Goggin, S. Dehne, C. Scholl, B. Hanson, and M. Sheehan.  A blueprint for success: ten themes of shoreland rehabilitation in Wisconsin.  International Symposium on Society and Resource Management.  Oral presentation, June 6th, 2012.  Madison , WI.

D. E. Haskell, D. J. Flaspolher, C. R. Webster, and M. W. Meyer.  Residential development impact on mammalian diversity along lakeshores in northern Wisconsin.  A Joint Meeting Wisconsin Chapter of The Wildlife Society and Society of American Foresters.  Oral presentation, March 3rd, 2011.  Wisconsin Dells, WI.

D. E. Haskell, D. J. Flaspolher, C. R. Webster, and M. W. Meyer.  Quantifying the ecological benefits of lakeshore restoration in Wisconsin.  Science in the Northwoods Conference.  Oral presentation, September 30th, 2010.  Boulder Junction, WI.

D. E. Haskell, D. J. Flaspolher, C. R. Webster, and M. W. Meyer.  The Wisconsin Lakeshore Restoration Project.  Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention.  Poster presentation, April 12th, 2010.  Green Bay, WI.

D. E. Haskell, D. J. Flaspolher, C. R. Webster, and M. W. Meyer.  Quantifying the ecological benefits of lakeshore restoration in northern Wisconsin.  Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention.  Oral presentation, April 12th, 2010.  Green Bay, WI.

M. Meyer, D. Haskell, P. Goggin, R. Korth, S. Dehne, C. Scholl, and B. Hanson.  The Wisconsin Lakeshore Restoration Project.  28th Annual International Symposium of the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS).  Oral presentation, November 14th, 2008.  Lake Louise, Banf, Canada.
   
D. E. Haskell, D. J. Flaspolher, C. Webster, and M. W. Meyer.  Measuring the value of wildlife habitat restoration on northern Wisconsin Lakes - The Wisconsin Lakeshore Restoration Project.  68th Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference.  Poster presentation, December 3rd, 2007.  Madison, WI.


Outreach programs
Bird response to lakeshore restoration in Vilas County.  North Lakeland Discovery Center, 10th annual Northwood’s Birding Festival.  Oral presentation, May 9-10th, 2014.  Manitowish Waters, WI.

Influence of residential development on mammalian carnivore diversity along lakeshores in northern Wisconsin.  Kemp Natural Resources Station, summer outreach program.  Oral presentation, July 31st, 2013.  Woodruff, WI.

Effects of shoreline development on birds and other wildlife in northern Wisconsin.  Copper Country Audubon Society.  Oral presentation, October 27th, 2009.  Houghton, MI.

The Wisconsin Lakeshore Restoration Project.  Advanced Lake Leaders Session, Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Lake Leader Institute-Kemp Natural Resources Station.  Oral presentation, September 22nd, 2009.   Woodruff, WI.

Quantifying the ecological benefits of shoreland restoration in Wisconsin: the beginning (2007-2017).  North Lakeland Discovery Center, bird club meeting.  Oral presentation, August 4th, 2008.  Manitowish Waters, WI.

Lake shore restoration.  North Lakeland Discovery Center, bird club meeting.  Oral presentation, August 6th, 2007.  Manitowish Waters, WI.

Lake shore restoration: why is it important?  Kemp Natural Resources Station, summer outreach program.  Oral presentation, August 21st, 2006.  Woodruff, WI.


Local media coverage

Vilas County research spotlights healthy, natural shorelands.   2015.  Interview with TV reporter from WJFW, NBC Channel 12: June 24th.  Rhinelander, WI.


Site tour at Crystal Lake Restoration Project: explore the forests of Wisconsin’s northwoods field tour.  2015.  Science on Tap: June 11th.  Minocqua, WI.

Take a walk through the Crystal Lake shoreland restoration project.  2012.  Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest Visitor’s Guide: Pp. 13.

Research to restore lakeshores underway at NHAL Crystal Lake campground.  2011.  Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest Visitor’s Guide: Pp. 14.


Kemp profile: Dan Haskell.  2009.  Kemp’s Point, News from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Kemp Natural Resources Station.  October-Volume 10(2): Pp. 6-7.


State officials’ tour shore habitat sites.  2008.  Vilas County News-Review.  August 20: Pp. 1 & 7.

Ten-year study will assess impact of development on wildlife, vegetation.  2008.  The Lakeland Times: Outdoors.  July 25: Pp. 7-8.

Found Lake restoration.  2008.  Living on the Lake: Wisconsin’s Northwoods Lifestyle Magazine.  June / July: Pp. 20-22.
   




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