Whiles Lab Professional Publications – Last 10 years


Batzer, D. Gallardo, B., Boulton, A., and M. R. Whiles. 2016. Invertebrates of temperate-zone river floodplains. Pages 451-492 in Batzer, D. and Boix, D. (eds). Invertebrates in freshwater wetlands: An international perspective on their ecology. Springer, NY.

Garvey, J. E. and M. R. Whiles. 2016. Trophic Ecology. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. Boca Raton, FL.

Dodds, W. K. and M. R. Whiles. 2010.  Freshwater Ecology: Concepts and Environmental Applications. Academic Press.


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Vanni, M. J. with 74 co-authors including M. R. Whiles. 2017. A global database of nitrogen and phosphorus excretion rates of aquatic animals. Ecology

DiRenzo, G. V. R. Brenes, M. R. Whiles, C. M. Pringle, S. S. Kilham, and K. R. Lips. In press. Community disassembly as a homogenizing process: Tropical stream tadpole community dynamics before and after a fungal disease invasion. Ecological Applications

Griffiths, N. A., J. L. Tank, T. V. Royer, E. J. Rosi, A. J. Shogren, T. C. Frauendorf, and M. R. Whiles. 2017. Occurrence, leaching, and degradation of Cry1Ab protein from transgenic maize detritus in agricultural streams. Science of the Total Environment

Beattie, A. M., M. R. Whiles, P. W. Willink. 2017. Diets, population structure, and seasonal activity patterns of mudpuppies (Necturus maculosus) in an urban, Great Lakes coastal habitat. Journal of Great Lakes Research.

Rantala, H. E., D. Glover, J. E. Garvey, Q. Phelps, D. Herzog, R. Hrabik, J. Crites, and M. R. Whiles. 2016.  Ecological responses to a floodplain reconnection during the 2011 Mississippi River flood. River Research and Applications:32: 1018-1039.

Kirschman, L. J., S. Haslett, K. A. Fritz, M. R. Whiles, and R. W. Warne. 2016. Influence of physiological stress on nutrient stoichiometry in larval amphibians. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 89:313-321.

Mountjoy, N. J.,  M. R. Whiles, G. Spyreas, J. R. Lovvorn, E. Seekamp. 2016. Assessing the efficacy of community-based natural resource management planning with a multi-watershed approach. Biological Conservation 201:120-128.

Larson, D.M., W.K. Dodds, M.R.Whiles, J.N. Fulgoni, and T.R. Thompson. 2016. A before-and-after assessment of patch-burn grazing and riparian fencing along headwater streams. Journal of Applied Ecology.

Bennett, M.G., M.R. Whiles, and G.W. Whitledge. 2016. Population-level responses of life history traits to flow regime in three common stream fish species. Ecohydrology.

Murria, C., A.T. Rugenski, M.R., Whiles, and A.P. Vogler. 2015. Long-term isolation and endemicity of Neotropical aquatic insect limit the community responses to recent amphibian decline. Diversity and Distributions 21:938-949.

Scholl, E.A., H.M. Rantala, M.R. Whiles, and G.V. Wilkerson. 2015. Influences of Flow on Community Structure and Production of Snag-Dweling Macroinvertebrates in an Impaired Low-Gradient River. River Research and Applications 32: 677-688.

Jackson, K.E., M.R. Whiles, W.K. Dodds, J.D. Reeve, J.M. Vandermyde, and H.M. Rantala. 2015. Patch-Burn Grazing Effects on the Ecological Integrity of Tallgrass Prairie Streams. Journal of Environmental Quality 44:1148-1159.

Barnum, T.R., J.M. Drake, C. Colón-Gaud, A.T. Rugenski, T.C. Frauendorf, S. Connelly, S.S. Kilham, M.R. Whiles, K.R. Lips, and C.M. Pringle. 2015. Evidence for the persistence of food web structure after amphibian extirpation in a Neotropical stream. Ecology 96:2106–2116

Dodds, W.K., K.B. Gido, M.R. Whiles, M.D. Daniels, and B.P. Grudzinski. 2015. The Stream Biome Gradient Concept: factors controlling lotic systems across broad geographic scales. Freshwater Science 34:1-19

Vanderymyde, J. M. and M. R. Whiles. 2015. Effects of experimental forest removal on macroinvertebrate production and functional structure in tallgrass prairie streams. Freshwater Science 34:519-534.

Rantala, H. M., A. M. Nelson, J. N. Fulgoni, M. R. Whiles, R. O. Hall Jr., W. K. Dodds, P. Verberg, A. D. Huryn, C. M. Pringle, S. S. Kilham, K. R. Lips, C. Colon-Gaud, A. T. Rugenski, S. D. Peterson, K. Fritz, K. E. McLeran, and S. Connelly. 2015. Long-term changes in structure a tropical headwater stream following a disease-driven amphibian decline. Freshwater Biology 60:575-589.

W. K. Dodds, S. M. Collins, S. K. Hamilton, J. L. Tank, S. Johnson, J. R. Webster, K. S. Simon, M. R. Whiles, H. M. Rantala, W. H. McDowell, S. D. Peterson, T. Riis, C. L. Crenshaw, S. A. Thomas, P. B. Kristensen, B. M. Cheever, A. S. Flecker, N. A. Griffiths, T. Crowl, E. J. Rosi-Marshall, R. El-Sabaawi, and E. Martí. 2014. You are not always what we think you eat: selective assimilation across multiple whole-stream isotopic tracer studies. Ecology 95:2757–2767.

Connelly, S., C. M. Pringle, M. Hunte-Brown, T. Barnum, S. Kilham, M. R. Whiles, K. R. Lips, and C. Colon-Gaud. 2014. Initial versus long-term effects of tadpole extirpations on algal resources and nitrogen cycling in a neotropical stream. Freshwater Biology: 59:1113-1122.

Heinrich, K. K, M. R. Whiles, and C. Roy. 2014. Cascading ecological responses to an in-stream restoration project in a Midwestern River.  Restoration Ecology: 22:72-80.

Wilkerson, G. V., D. R. Kandel, L. A. Perg, W. E. Dietrich, P. R. Wilcock, M. R. Whiles. 2014. Continental-scale relationship between bankfull width and drainage area for single-thread alluvial channels

Mountjoy, N. J., M. R. Whiles, M. Davenport, and E. Seekamp. 2014. Identifying capacity indicators for community-based natural resource management initiatives: focus group results from conservation practitioners across Illinois. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management:57: 329-348

Mountjoy, N. J., E. Seekamp, M. Davenport, and M. R. Whiles. 2013. The best laid plans: CBNRM group capacity and resource management planning success. Environmental Management: 52: 1547-1561

Whiles, M. R. 2013.  Freshwater Invertebrate Ecology. Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology, Oxford University Press.  DOI: 10.1093/OBO/9780199830060-0132

Frauendorf T. C., C. Colon-Gaud, M. R. Whiles, T. R. Barnum, K. R. Lips, C. M. Pringle, and S. S. Kulham. 2013. Energy flow and trophic basis of macroinvertebrate and amphibian production in a neotropical headwater stream. Freshwater Biology:58:1340-1352.

Griffiths, N. A., J. L. Tank, T. V. Royer, S. S. Roley, E. J. Rosi-Marshall, M. R. Whiles, J. J. Beaulieu, and L. T. Johnson. 2013.  Inter- and intra-system variation in whole-stream metabolism in an agricultural landscape. Limnology and Oceanography 58: 1513-1529.

Whiles, M. R.,  R. O. Hall, Jr., W. K. Dodds, P. Verburg, A. D. Huryn, C. M. Pringle, K. R. Lips, S. S. Kilham, C. Colón-Gaud, A. T. Rugenski, S. Peterson, S. Connelly. 2013. Disease-driven amphibian declines alter ecosystem functioning in tropical streams. Ecosystems 16: 146-157.

McPherson, J. E., J. M. Turner, and M. R. Whiles. 2013. Diversity and community structure of stream insects in a minimally-disturbed forested watershed in southern Illinois.  Great Lakes Entomologist 46: 42-88.

Bertrand, K., M. R. Whiles, K. Gido, and J. Murdock. 2013. Influence of macroconsumers and stream position on invertebrate community development following flooding in intermittent prairie streams. Hydrobiologia: 714: 169-182.

Barnum, T. R., P. Verburg, S. S. Kilham, M. R. Whiles, K. R. Lips, C. Colón-Gaud, and C. M. Pringle. 2013. Use of stable isotope ratios to characterize potential shifts in the isotopic niches of algal-grazing insects following an amphibian decline in a Neotropical stream. Journal of Tropical Ecology 29: 291-299

Russell, D. M., W. K. Dodds, K. E. Jackson, M. R. Whiles, and K. Wynders. 2013. Ecosystem characteristics of remnant, headwater tallgrass prairie streams. Journal of Environmental Quality 42: 239-249.

Pinter, N., S. G. Baer, L. Chevalier, R. Kowalchuk, C. Lant, and M. R. Whiles. 2013. An IGERT model for interdisciplinary doctoral education in water-related science and policy. Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education.

Griffiths, N. A., J. L. Tank, T. V. Royer, T. J. Warrner, T. C. Frauendorf, E. J. Rosi-Marshall, and M. R. Whiles. 2012. Temporal variation in organic carbon spiraling in Midwestern agricultural streams. Biogeochemistry 108: 149-169.

Rugenski, A. T., C. Muria, and M. R. Whiles. 2012. Tadpoles enhance microbial activity and leaf decomposition in a neotropical stream. Freshwater Biology 57: 1904-1913.

Myers, D.J., G.W. Whitledge, and M.R. Whiles. 2012. Evaluation of δD and δ18O as natural markers of invertebrate source environment and dispersal in the middle Mississippi River-floodplain ecosystem. River Research and Applications 28: 135-142.

Benke, A. C., and M. R. Whiles. 2011.  Life table vs secondary production analysis – which is more fundamental for animal ecology?  Journal of the North American Benthological Society: 30: 1024-1032

Walther, D. A., and M. R. Whiles. 2011. Secondary production in a southern Illinois headwater stream: relationships between organic matter standing stocks and invertebrate productivity. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 30: 357-373

Whiting, D. P., M. R. Whiles, and M. L. Stone. 2011. Patterns of macroinvertebrate production, trophic structure, and energy flow along a tallgrass prairie stream continuum. Limnology and Oceanography 56:887-898.

Meyer, C. K, Peterson, S. D., and M. R. Whiles. 2011. Quantitative assessment of yield, precision, and cost-effectiveness of three wetland macroinvertebrate sampling techniques. Wetlands 31: 101-112.

Hopkins, R., and M. R. Whiles. 2011. The importance of land use/land cover data in fish and mussel conservation planning.  International Journal of Limnology 47: 199-209.

Connelly, S., C. M. Pringle, M. R. Whiles, K. R. Lips, S. Kilham, and R. Brenes. 2011. Experimental comparison of leaf litter decomposition dynamics in neotropical streams with and without tadpoles: do tadpoles affect leaf decomposition dynamics? Freshwater Biology 59: 1863-1875.

Whiles, M. R., M. I. Gladyshev, S. D. Peterson, N. N. Sushchik, O. N. Makhutova, G. S. Kalachova, and K. J. Regester. 2010.  Fatty acid analyses reveal high degrees of omnivory and dietary plasticity in pond-dwelling tadpoles. Freshwater Biology 55: 1533-1547.

Murdock, J. N., W. K. Dodds, K. B. Gido, and M. R. Whiles. 2011. Dynamic influences of nutrients and grazing fish on periphyton during recovery from flood. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 30: 331-345.

Colón-Gaud, C., M. R. Whiles, S. S. Kilham, K. R. Lips, C. M. Pringle, S. Connelly, and S. D. Peterson. 2010. Macroinvertebrate community responses to catastrophic amphibian declines in neotropical streams. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 29: 1185-1198

Tank, J. L., E. Rosi-Marshall, T. V. Royer, M. R. Whiles, N. A. Griffiths, T. Frauendorf, and D. Treering. 2010. Occurrence of maize detritus and a transgenic insecticidal protein (Cry1Ab) within the stream network of an agricultural landscape.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United State of America 107:17645-17650

Chambers, C., M. R. Whiles, E.J. Rosi-Marshall, J.L. Tank, T.V. Royer, N.A. Griffiths, M.A. Evans-White, and A. Stojak. 2010. Responses of stream macroinvertebrates to Bt maize leaf detritus. Ecological Applications 20: 1949-1960.

Colón-Gaud, C., M. R. Whiles, R. Brenes, S. S. Kilham, K. R. Lips, C. M. Pringle, S. Connelly, and S. D. Peterson. 2010. Potential functional redundancy and resource facilitation between tadpoles and insect grazers. Freshwater Biology 55: 2077-2088.

Murdock, J. N., K. B. Gido, W. K. Dodds, K. N. Bertrand, and M. R. Whiles. 2010. Consumers alter the recovery trajectory of stream ecosystem structure and function following drought. Ecology 91: 1048-1062.

MeyerC. K, M. R. Whiles, and S. G. Baer. 2010.  Plant community recovery following restoration in temporally variable riparian wetlands. Restoration Ecology 18: 52-64

Whiles, M. R., A. D. Huryn, J. D. Reeve, and B. W. Taylor. 2009. Influence of handling stress and fasting on estimates of ammonium excretion by tadpoles and fish: recommendations for designing excretion experiments: Limnology and Oceanography Methods7: 1-7.

Warrner, T, J., T. V.Royer, J. L. Tank, N. A. Griffiths, E. J. Rosi-Marshall, and M. R Whiles. 2009.  Dissolved organic carbon in streams from artificially drained and intensively farmed watersheds in Indiana, USA. Biogeochemistry 95: 295-307.

Colon-Gaud, C., M. R. Whiles, S. S. Kilham, K. R. Lips, C. M. Pringle, S. Connelly, and S. D. Peterson. 2009. Assessing ecological responses to catastrophic amphibian declines: Changes in macroinvertebrate production and food web structure in upland Panamanian streams. Limnology and Oceanography 54: 331-343.

Griffiths, N. A., J. L. Tank, T. V. Royer, E. J. Rosi-Marshall, M. R. Whiles, C. P Chambers, T. C. Frauendorf, and M. A. Evans-White. 2009.  Rapid decompositio of maize detritus in agricultural headwater streams. Ecological Applications19:133-142

Bertrand, K. N.,  K. B. Gido, W. K. Dodds, J. N. Murdock, and M. R. Whiles. 2009. Disturbance frequency and functional identity mediate ecosystem processes in prairie streams. Oikos118: 917-933.

Kilham, S. S., M. Hunte-Brown, P. Verburg, C. M. Pringle, M. R. Whiles, K. R. Lips and E. Zandona. 2009. Challenges for interpreting stable isotope fractionation of carbon and nitrogen in tropical aquatic ecosystems. Verhandlungen Internationale Vereinigung für theoretische und angewandte Limnologie 30 (5): 749-753.

Connelly, S., C. M. Pringle, R. J. Bixby, R. Brenes, M. R. Whiles, K. R. Lips, S. Kilham, and A. D. Huryn. 2008.  Changes in stream primary producer communities resulting from loss of tadpoles: can small-scale experiments predict the effects of large-scale catastrophic amphibian declines?  Ecosystems 11: 1262-1276.

Meyer, C. K. and M. R. Whiles. 2008. Macroinvertebrate communities in restored and natural Platte River slough wetlands. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 27: 626-639.

Regester, K. J., M. R. Whiles, and K. R. Lips. 2008.  Variation in the trophic basis of production and energy flow associated with emergence of larval salamander assemblages (Ambystomatidae) among forest ponds. Freshwater Biology 53: 1754-1767

Walther, D. A. and M. R. Whiles. 2008.  Macroinvertebrate responses to constructed riffles in a small temperate river.  Environmental Management 41: 516-527.

Meyer, C. K., S. G. Baer, and M. R. Whiles. 2008.  Ecosystem recovery across a chronosequence of restored prairie wetlands in the Platte River valley. Ecosystems 11: 193-208.

Stagliano, D. M. and M. R. Whiles. 2008. Life history and production of the riffle beetle, Stenelmis crenata (Say) (Elmidae), in a tallgrass prairie stream. Aquatic Insects 30:197-204.

Colon-Gaud, C., S. Peterson, M. R. Whiles, S. S. Kilham, K. R. Lips, and C. M. Pringle. 2008. Allochthonous litter inputs, organic matter standing stocks, and organic seston dynamics in upland Panamanian streams: Potential effects of larval amphibians on organic matter dynamics. Hydrobiologia 603:301-312.

Royer, T. V. M. B. David, L. E. Gentry, C. A. Mitchell, K. M. Starks, T. Heatherly II, and M. R. Whiles. 2008. Assessment of chlorophyll-a as a criterion for establishing nutrient standards in the streams and rivers of Illinois. Journal of Environmental Quality 37: 437-447.

Flinn, M. B., S. R. Adams, M. R. Whiles, and J. E. Garvey. 2008.  Biological responses to backwater hydrologic gradients in an Upper Mississippi River navigation pool.  Environmental Management 41: 468-486.

Rosi-Marshall, E. J., J. L. Tank, T.V. Royer, M.R. Whiles, M. Evans-White, C. Chambers, N.A. Griffiths, J. Pokelsek, and M.L. Stephen. 2007. Toxins in transgenic crop byproducts affect headwater streams. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 104: 16204-16208.

Heatherly, T. II, M. R. Whiles, D. J. Gibson, S. L. Collins, A. D. Huryn, J. K. Jackson, and M. A. Palmer. 2007.  Stream insect distributional patterns and metapopulation models: effects of spatial scale and sampling intensities.  Oecologia 151: 313-321

Garvey, J. E., M. R. Whiles, and D. Striecher. 2007.  A hierarchical model for oxygen dynamics in streams.  Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64: 1816-1827.

Altig, R. M. R. Whiles, and C. L. Taylor. 2007.  What do tadpoles really eat?  Assessing the trophic status of an understudied and imperiled consumer group in freshwater habitats.  Freshwater Biology 52: 386-395.

Heatherly, T. H. II, M. R. Whiles, T. V. Royer, and M. B. David. 2007.  Relationships between water quality, habitat quality, and macroinvertebrate assemblages in Illinois streams. Journal of Environmental Quality: 1653-1660.

Whiles, M. R., K. R. Lips, C. M. Pringle, S. S. Kilham, R. Brenes, S. Connelly, J. C. Colon Gaud, M. Hunte-Brown, A. D. Huryn, C. Montgomery, S. Peterson. 2006.  The consequences of amphibian population declines to the structure and function of Neotropical stream ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 4: 27-34.

Regester, K. J. and M. R. Whiles. 2006.  Decomposition rates of salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) life stages and associated energy and nutrient fluxes in ponds and adjacent forest in southern Illinois.  Copeia 2006: 640-649.

Maul, J. D., L. J. Schuler, J. B. Belden, M. R. Whiles, and M. J. Lydy. 2006.  Effects of the fluoroquinolone antibiotic ciproflaxin on stream microbial communities and detritivorous macroinvertebrates.  Env. Toxicology and Chemistry 25: 1598-1606.

Regester, K. J., K. R. Lips, and M. R. Whiles. 2006.  Energy flow through early life history stages of ambystomatid salamanders in midwestern forest ponds.  Oecologia 147: 303-314.

Whiles, M. R., and R. E. Charlton.  2006.  The ecological significance of tallgrass prairie arthropods.  Annual Review of Entomology 51: 387-412.

Adams, S. R., M. B. Flinn, B. M. Burr, M. R. Whiles, and J. E. Garvey. 2006.  Ecology of larval blue sucker (Cycleptus elongatus) in the Mississippi River.  Ecology of Freshwater Fish 15: 291-300.

Maul, J. D., J. B. Belden, B. A. Schwab, M. R. Whiles, B. Spears, and M. J. Lydy.  2006.  Bioaccumulation and trophic transfer of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) by aquatic and terrestrial insects to tree swallows (Tachycineta bicolor).  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 25:  1017-1025.

Walther, D. A., M. R. Whiles, M. B. Flinn, and D. W. Butler. 2006. Assemblage-level estimation of nontanypodine chironomid growth and production in a southern Illinois stream. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 25: 444–452.

Roberts, M. E., B. M. Burr, M. R. Whiles, and V. J. Santucci, Jr. 2006.  Reproductive Ecology and Food Habits of the Blacknose Shiner, Notropis heterolepis, in Northern Illinois.  American Midland Naturalist 155: 70-83.

Heatherly, T. II, M. R. Whiles, D. Knuth, and J. E. Garvey. 2005. Diversity and community structure of littoral zone macroinvertebrates in southern Illinois reclaimed surface mine lakes. American Midland Naturalist: 154: 67-77.

Whiles, M. R. and B. S. Goldowitz. 2005.  Macroinvertebrate communities in central Platte River wetlands: patterns across a hydrologic gradient.  Wetlands 25: 462-472.

Stone, M. L., M. R. Whiles, J. A. Webber, and K. W. J. Williard.  2005.  Macroinvertebrate communities in agriculturally impacted Illinois streams: patterns with riparian vegetation, water quality, and in-stream habitat.  Journal of Environmental Quality: 34: 907-917.

Flinn, M. B., M. R. Whiles, S. R. Adams, and J. E. Garvey.  2005.  Macroinvertebrate and zooplankton responses to water-level management and moist-soil plant production in upper Mississippi River backwater wetlands.  Archiv  fur Hydrobiologie 162: 187-210.

Dodds, W. K., K. Gido, M. R. Whiles, K. M. Fritz, and W. J. Matthews. 2004.  Life on the Edge:  Ecology of Prairie Streams.  Bioscience 54: 205-216.

Dodds, W. K., and M. R. Whiles.  2004.  Factors related to quality and quantity of suspended particles in rivers: general continent-scale patterns in the United States.  Environmental Management 33: 355-367.

Whiles, M. R., and J. E. Garvey.  2004.  Freshwater resources within the Shawnee-Hoosier Ecological Assessment Region.  Pages 81-108 in Thompson, F. R. III (ed.).  The Hoosier-Shawnee ecological assessment.  USDA Forest Service General Technical Report NC-244, North Central Research Station, Saint Paul, MN.

Whiles, M. R., J. B. Jensen, J. G. Palis, and W. G. Dyer. 2004.  Diets of larval flatwoods salamanders, Ambystoma cingulatum, from Florida and South Carolina.  Journal of Herpetology: 38: 208-214.

Ranvestel, A. W.,K. R. Lips, C. M. Pringle,M. R. Whiles,and R. J. Bixby. 2004.  Neotropical tadpoles influence stream benthos: evidence for ecological consequences of amphibian declines.  Freshwater Biology 49: 274-285.


Whiles, M. R. 2013. Invited book review: Wetland Habitats of North America: Ecology and Conservation Concerns, by D.P. Batzer and A. H, Baldwin.  Freshwater Science: 32: 359-360.

Gido, K. B., K. N. Bertrand, J. N. Murdock, W. K. Dodds, and M. R. Whiles. 2010. Disturbance mediated effects of stream fishes on ecosystem processes. Pages 520-541 in Gido, K. and D. Jackskon (eds.) Community Ecology of Stream Fishes: Concepts, Approaches and Techniques. American Fisheries Society Symposium 73.

Whiles, M. R. and J. W. Grubaugh. 2009.  Benthic invertebrate fauna: river and floodplain ecosystems.  Pages 205-215 in Likens, G. E. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Inland Waters.  Elsevier Ltd., London, UK.

Whiles, M. R. and R. Altig. 2009. Dietary assessments of larval amphibians.  Pages 71-86 in Dodd, C. K, jr. (Ed.).  Ecology and Conservation of Amphibians: A Handbook of Techniques. Oxford University Press

Rosi-Marshall, E. J., J. L. Tank, T.V. Royer, M.R. Whiles. 2008. Reply to Beachy et al. and Parrott: study indicates Bt corn may affect caddisflies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105: E11.

Whiles, M. R. and R. E. Ricklefs. 2006. Measuring ecosystem productivity: using dissolved oxygen changes to estimate stream metabolism.  Data Analysis Module 1 (pp. DA 1-1 – DA 1-6) in R. E. Ricklefs. The Economy of Nature, 5th ed., Data anlysis update. W. H. Freeman, NY.


Secchi, S. J. E. Garvey, and M. R. Whiles. 2012. Multifunctional floodplain management: Looking ahead from the 2011 Mississippi floods. National Wetlands Newsletter Sept.-Oct. pages 21-24.

Myers, D., M. R. Whiles, and J. Cross.  2009. Creating local links to the Illinois wildlife action plan: conservation opportunity areas in Illinois. Outdoor Illinois, August, 2009.