Great Plains Studies, Center for



Date of this Version

Fall 2009


Published in Great Plains Research 19.2 (Fall 2009)


Copyright 2009 Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Used by permission.


Table of Contents


Abundance and Distribution of Lesser Snow and Ross’s Geese in the Rainwater Basin and Central Platte River Valley of Nebraska
Mark P. Vrtiska and Susan Sullivan. . .. 147

Predicting Lesser Scaup Wetland Use during Spring Migration in Eastern South Dakota
Sharon N. Kahara and Steven R. Chipps. . .. . 157

A Taxonomic Study of Populations of Tiger Beetles in the Cicindela longilabris Complex from the Black Hills of South Dakota
S.M. Spomer. . .. . 169

The Grasshoppers Arphia xanthoptera and Dichromorpha viridis Prefer Introduced Smooth Brome over other Grasses
Sean D. Whipple, Mathew L. Brust, W. Wyatt Hoback, and Kerri M. Farnsworth-Hoback. . .. . 179

Analysis of Aquifer Depletion Criteria with Implications for Groundwater Management
Jesse T. Korus and Mark E. Burbach. . .. . 187


Redefining the Dust Bowl Region Via Popular Perception and Geotechnology
Jess C. Porter and G. Allen Finchum. . .. . 201

Tourist Attitudes toward Elk Management in the Pine Ridge Region of Northwestern Nebraska
R. Daniel Crank, Scott E. Hygnstrom, and Scott R. Groepper. . .. . 215

Long-Term Agricultural Land-Use Trends in Nebraska, 1866-2007
Tim L. Hiller, Larkin A. Powell, Tim D. McCoy, and Jeffrey J. Lusk. . .. . 225

BOOK REVIEWS. . .. . 239

NEWS AND NOTES. . .. . 260

ANNUAL INDEX. . .. . 261