Values and Behaviors of Landowners in the Upper Midwest

Larry Gigliotti

USGS, South Dakota State University

Larry Gigliotti is currently an Assistant Unit Leader for the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. Prior to this position at the South Dakota State University Larry worked for the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department from 1993 – 2011. Larry’s expertise is in the “human dimensions” of fish and wildlife management, which he used to help guide the agency’s effort to become more connected with and responsive to South Dakota citizens, and especially hunters and anglers. During Larry’s 18 years of working for GFP he conducted over 150 surveys of South Dakota hunters, anglers, landowners, and residents. Prior to this position Larry was a Research Associate with the Human Dimensions Research Unit at Cornell University. Larry received his B.S. from Pennsylvania State University (1975) in Biology/Wildlife Ecology and his M.S. (1983) and Ph.D. (1989) from Michigan State University.


The Plains & Prairie Pothole Landscape Conservation Cooperative identified habitat loss (factors influencing land use and land conversion) as a key research need. This grassland-wetland ecosystem provides essential habitat for... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Larry Gigliotti (USGS, South Dakota State University)
  2. Lily Sweikert (South Dakota State University)

Topic Areas

Topics: Wildlife in an Ecosystem Services Paradigm , Topics: Private Lands Conservation , Topics: Conservation Planning and Evaluation


M-3D » Private Lands Conservation (15:30 - Monday, 18th September, Diamond West)

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