Publications

Research Publications
DateTitleLinkMW CASC Project Page
January 2022It’s Complicated and It Depends: A Review of the Effects of Ecosystem Changes on Walleye and Yellow Perch Populations in North AmericaNorth American Journal of Fisheries ManagementSupply-and-Demand Dynamics Associated with Using Stocking to Maintain Walleye Fisheries in the Face of Climate Change
March 2022Daily surface temperatures for 185,549 lakes in the conterminous United States estimated using deep learning (1980–2020)Limnology and Oceanography LettersFish Habitat Restoration to Promote Adaptation: Resilience of Sport Fish in Lakes of the Upper Midwest
August 2022Multi-Season Climate Projections Forecast Declines in Migratory Monarch ButterfliesGlobal Change BiologyEvaluating the Role of Climate on Midwestern Butterfly Trajectories, Monarch Declines, and the Broader “Insect Apocalypse”
October 2022Operationalizing Forest Assisted Migration in the Context of Climate Change Adaptation: Examples From the Eastern USAEcosphereExploring the Potential for Adaptive Tree Plantings to Restore and Sustain Forest Habitats Across the Upper Lake States
January 2023Connecting habitat to species abundance: the role of light and temperature on the abundance of walleye in lakesCanadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic SciencesFish Habitat Restoration to Promote Adaptation: Resilience of Sport Fish in Lakes of the Upper Midwest
January 2023Potential Effects of Climate Change on Appalachian Stoneflies (Remenus kirchneri, Acroneuria kosztarabi, and Tallaperla lobata)USGS Open File Reportn/a
April 2023Predicting climate change impacts on poikilotherms using physiologically guided species abundance modelProceedings of the National Academy of SciencesFish Habitat Restoration to Promote Adaptation: Resilience of Sport Fish in Lakes of the Upper Midwest
April 2023Potential Effects of Climate Change on Ambystoma barbouri (Streamside Salamander)USGS Open File Reportn/a
April 2023Synthesis of climate and ecological science to support grassland management priorities in the North Central RegionUSGS Open File Reportn/a
May 2023Potential Effects of Climate Change on Emydoidea blandingii (Blanding’s Turtle) USGS Open File Reportn/a
July 2023A lack of ecological diversity in forest nurseries limits the achievement of tree-planting objectives in response to global change BioScienceExploring the Potential for Adaptive Tree Plantings to Restore and Sustain Forest Habitats Across the Upper Lake States
August 2023Technical Assessment of the Interim Science AgendaMW CASCTechnical Assessment of Climate Science Needs in the Midwest
September 2023Potential Effects of Climate Change on Acipenser fulvescens (Lake Sturgeon)USGS Open File Reportn/a
October 2023Genetic rescue remains underused for aiding recovery of federally listed vertebrates in the United States Journal of HeredityLeveraging Genomic Data to Increase Adaptive Potential and Inform Management Action for the Endangered Mitchell's Satyr Butterfly Under Climate Change
November 2023Spatiotemporal dynamics of duck harvest distributions in the Central and Mississippi flyways, 1960–2019
The Journal of Wildlife ManagementIdentifying Effects of Weather and Land Use on Autumn and Winter Waterfowl Distribution Dynamics in the 21st Century
November 2023Accounting for spatiotemporal sampling variation in joint species distribution models
Journal of Applied EcologyFish Habitat Restoration to Promote Adaptation: Resilience of Sport Fish in Lakes of the Upper Midwest
December 2023The Incredible HALK: Borrowing Data for Age AssignmentFisheries MagazineQuantifying the impacts of climate change on fish growth and production to enable sustainable management of diverse inland fisheries
February 2024Disease-smart climate adaptation for wildlife management and conservationFrontiers in Ecology and the Environment n/a
February 2024Innovation in Climate Adaptation: Harnessing Innovation for Effective Biodiversity and Ecosystem AdaptationNational Wildlife Federation n/a 
April 2024Adaptive Capacity of Inland Fishes Workshop SummaryMW CASC n/a
June 2024Long-term changes in autumn–winter harvest distributions vary among duck species, months, and subpopulations
Ecology and EvolutionIdentifying Effects of Weather and Land Use on Autumn and Winter Waterfowl Distribution Dynamics in the 21st Century
June 2024Climate-influenced phenology of larval fish transport in a large lakeLimnology and Oceanography LettersUnderstanding and Forecasting Potential Recruitment of Lake Michigan Fishes
Annual Reports
YearTitleLink
20222022 Annual Report HighlightsDownload pdf 
20232023 Annual Report HighlightsDownload pdf
Fact Sheets
YearTitleLink
20222022 MW CASC OverviewDownload pdf
2023Midwest Tribal Climate Resilience Liaisons HandoutDownload pdf
2023Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation in Midwest Lakes: Its Impact on Fish and FisheriesDownload pdf
2023Name (Lake Sturgeon) in a Changing ClimateDownload pdf