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American Wildcelery (Vallisneria americana) Ecological Considerations for Restoration
Entry ID: usgsbrdnpwrcb00000016

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Abstract: The success of vegetation management programs for waterfowl is dependent on
knowing the physical and physiological requirements of the target species.
Lakes and riverine impoundments that contain an abundance of the American
wildcelery plant (Vallisneria americana) have traditionally been favored by
canvasback ducks (Aythya valisineria) and other waterfowl species as feeding
areas during ... View entire text

Purpose: Information on the ecology of V. americana is summarized to serve as a guide
for potential wetland restoration projects.

Geographic Description:
United States lakes and riverine impoundments

Methodology Description:
Habitat management projects for restoring and managing lakes and riverine
impoundments for waterfowl in general, and canvasback (Aythya valisineria)
migration and wintering habitats ... View entire text
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Description: American Wildcelery (Vallisneria americana) -- Ecological Considerations for
Restoration data

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 50.0   S: 25.0   E: -67.0   W: -125.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Carl E. Korschgen and William L. Green; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, LaCrosse Field Station ;
Dataset Title: American Wildcelery (Vallisneria americana) Ecological Considerations for Restoration
Dataset Release Date: 1988
Dataset Release Place: Jamestown, North Dakota
Dataset Publisher: USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Version: Version 16JUL97
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Data Center
Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: 701-253-5500
Phone: 701-253-5554
Fax: 701-253-5553
Email: tom_sklebar at
Contact Address:
8711 37th Street, S.E.
City: Jamestown
Province or State: North Dakota
Postal Code: 58401
Country: USA
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 203 K bytes
Distribution Format: zip
Fees: none
Email: Carl_Korschgen at
Contact Address:
2630 Fanta Reed Road
City: LaCrosse
Province or State: Wisconsin
Postal Code: 54601
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23