Ep. 47 – Introduction to Wetland Plants and Their Value to Waterfowl, Part 1

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Dr. Heath Hagy, waterfowl ecologist for the USFWS National Wildlife Refuge System, joins host Dr. Mike Brasher to discuss the diversity of wetland plants and how they differ in their value to waterfowl. Beginning with a reflection on the history of waterfowl food habits and its importance to effective management, this episode launches our exploration of the food, cover, and secondary benefits of various plant communities commonly found in wetlands.

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