Josh Bednar M.S.

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Professional Title
Senior Research Staff Scientist, Wildlife Ecologist

Josh Bednar is a wildlife ecologist with a primary focus on birds. Specifically, he is interested in identifying and developing conservation solutions for species in greatest conservation need. Other areas of interest include: breeding ecology and habitat associations, migration, land use, climate change and agriculture.

Education

  • M.S. University of Minnesota-Duluth, 2016
  • B.S. University of Minnesota-Duluth, 2010

Recent Publications

Walleye and yellow perch resource use in large lakes invaded by spiny water fleas and zebra mussels

1 year 5 months ago
Walleye and yellow perch resource use in large lakes invaded by spiny water fleas and zebra musselsBethke, B. J., Rantala, H. M., Ahrenstorff, T. D., Kelly, H. A. W., Kovalenko, K. E., Maki, R. P., Hirsch, J. K., Dumke, J. D., Brady, V. J., LeDuc, J. F. & Hansen, G. J. A., 2023, (Accepted/In press) In: Aquatic Ecology.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review

Influences of seasonality and habitat quality on Great Lakes coastal wetland fish community composition and diets

2 years ago
Influences of seasonality and habitat quality on Great Lakes coastal wetland fish community composition and dietsDiller, S. N., Harrison, A. M., Kowalski, K. P., Brady, V. J., Ciborowski, J. J. H., Cooper, M. J., Dumke, J. D., Gathman, J. P., Ruetz, C. R., Uzarski, D. G., Wilcox, D. A. & Schaeffer, J. S., Jun 2022, In: Wetlands Ecology and Management. 30, 3, p. 439-460 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review

Featured Research Projects

The ForCAST tool attempts to provide forestry professionals and land managers with an opportunity to evaluate how a changing climate and changing markets might affect Minnesota’s forests and

A study of habitat and survival rates of species in decline to inform forest management practices.

The Minnesota Breeding Bird Atlas documents the distribution of every breeding bird species in Minnesota and provides a solid foundation for future conservation efforts.