Walt Schacht

Walt Schacht

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Title Grassland Ecology and Management Degree Program Coordinator
Address 312 Keim Hall
1825 North 38th Street
Lincoln NE
68583-0915
Phone 402-472-0205
FAX 402-472-7904
E-mail wschacht1@unl.edu
Vitae Download file

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Selected Publications

Msanne, J., Awada, T. N., Schacht, W., Drijber, R., Okalebo, J., Wedin, D. A., Brandle, J. R. 2017. Ecophysiological control of native invasive woody Juniperus virginiana to resource availability and stand characteristics in the semi-arid grasslands of the Nebraska Sandhills. Photosynthetica, 55.
Dallmann, J. D., Raynor IV, E., Anderson, L. C., Powell, L. A., Schacht, W. 2016. iButton(c) Temperature Loggers Effectively Determine Prairie Grouse Nest Absences. Great Plains Research. 26:117-123.

SNR Mission Area(s)

  • Applied Ecology

Affiliations (index)

Areas of Interest

  • Grassland Ecosytems
  • Agriculture and Livestock
  • Insect Ecology
  • Resilience

Currently this page only displays grants that were awarded on 1/1/2009 to the present. If a grant was awarded prior to 1/1/2009 and is still active, it will not be displayed on this page.

Grant Title Learning from the 2012 Niobrara Fire
Starting Date 6/5/2013
Principal Investigators
Dave Wedin
Co-PIs
Walt Schacht
Dirac Twidwell Jr.
Ending Date 8/31/2015
Funding Level $132,050.00
Funding Source Nature Conservancy

 
Grant Title Addressing Soil Property Issues
Starting Date 4/1/2014
Principal Investigators
Xu Li
Co-PIs
Tala Awada
Humberto Blanco
Martha Mamo
Walt Schacht
Ending Date 9/30/2015
Funding Level $86,034.00
Funding Source Nebraska Department of Roads

 
Grant Title Management of Private Grazing Lands in Nebraska: Do Differences in Ranch Management and Landowner Characteristics Affect Conservation Impacts
Starting Date 9/1/2013
Principal Investigators
Larkin Powell
Co-PIs
Walt Schacht
Ending Date 8/31/2017
Funding Level $174,289.00
Funding Source Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

 
Grant Title Improving Breeding Habitat for Greater-Prairie Chickens on Grazed Land in the Nebraska Sandhills (additional funding)
Starting Date 3/1/2010
Principal Investigators
Larkin Powell
Co-PIs
Dennis Bauer
Walt Schacht
Ending Date 12/31/2012
Funding Level $15,000.00
Funding Source Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

 
Grant Title Greater Prairie-Chicken Habitat SWG
Starting Date 4/1/2010
Principal Investigators
Larkin Powell
Co-PIs
Dennis Bauer
Walt Schacht
Ending Date 12/31/2012
Funding Level $64,646.00
Funding Source Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

 

Undergraduate Majors Bachelor of Science in
  • Fisheries & Wildlife
  • Grassland Ecology & Management
Graduate Program(s)

Master of Science in Natural Resource Sciences


including specializations in
  • Applied Ecology

Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Resource Sciences


including specializations in
  • Applied Ecology

Courses Taught
Course Number Course Title Fall Even Years Fall Odd Years Spring Even Years Spring Odd Years Summer Session Cross Listing
NRES 245 Introduction to Grassland Ecology and Management X X AGRO/NRES 245
NRES 438 Grassland Conservation: Planning and Management X X n/a
NRES 838 Grassland Conservation: Planning and Management X X n/a