Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Glidden, A. J., M. E. Sherrard, J. C. Meissen, M. C. Myers, K. J. Elgersma, and L. L. Jackson. 2022. Planting time, first-year mowing, and seed mix design influence ecological outcomes in agroecosystem revegetation projects. Restoration Ecology e13818.
Wen, A., K. J. Elgersma, M. E. Sherrard, L. L. Jackson, J. Meissen, and M. C. Myers. 2022. Wild bee visitors and their association with sown and unsown floral resources in reconstructed pollinator habitats within an agriculture landscape. Insect Conservation and Diversity 15:102–113.
Meissen, J. C., A. J. Glidden, M. E. Sherrard, K. J. Elgersma, and L. L. Jackson. 2020. Seed mix design and first year management influence multifunctionality and cost-effectiveness in prairie reconstruction. Restoration Ecology 28:807–816.
Schilling, K. E., M. T. Streeter, M. St. Clair, and J. Meissen. 2018. Subsurface nutrient processing capacity in agricultural roadside ditches. Science of The Total Environment 637–638:470–479.
Williams, D. W., L. L. Jackson, and D. D. Smith. 2007. Effects of frequent mowing on survival and persistence of forbs seeded into a species-poor grassland. Restoration Ecology 15:24–33.
Meissen, JC. 2022. Assessing outcome predictability in prairie strip establishment. Technical report. Tallgrass Prairie Center, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA. https://tallgrassprairiecenter.org/sites/default/files/6512_outcome_predictability_prelimreport.pdf
Meissen, JC. 2022. Optimizing graminoid composition in cost-effective seed mixes for prairie strips. Technical report. Tallgrass Prairie Center, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA. https://tallgrassprairiecenter.org/sites/default/files/6512_grasscomposition_prelimreport.pdf
Meissen, JC. 2020. Assessing cost-effectiveness and establishment in prairie strips using surface and drill seeding methods. Technical report. Tallgrass Prairie Center, University of Northern Iowa. https://tallgrassprairiecenter.org/evaluating-seeding-methods
Jackson, LJ and Meissen, JC. 2019. Seed Mix Experiments and Analysis of Native Seed Supply for the Pollinator Habitat Initiative. Technical Report. Tallgrass Prairie Center, University of Northern Iowa. https://www.fsa.usda.gov/Assets/USDA-FSA-Public/usdafiles/EPAS/natural-resouces-analysis/Pollinators/pdfs/Tallgrass_Prairie_Center_Final_Report.pdf
Meissen, JC. 2019. Designing multifunctional, cost-effective prairies for dry marginal lands. Technical report. Tallgrass Prairie Center, University of Northern Iowa. https://tallgrassprairiecenter.org/sites/default/files/wapsiprelimreport_2019.pdf
Meissen, JC. 2017. Prairie enhancement of non-native cool-season grass stands. Technical report. Tallgrass Prairie Center, University of Northern Iowa. https://tallgrassprairiecenter.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/research_summary_prairieenhancement.pdf
Williams, DW. 2013. Hydroseeding Survey of IRVM Counties in Iowa.Technical report. Tallgrass Prairie Center, University of Northern Iowa. https://tallgrassprairiecenter.org/sites/default/files/irvm_hydroseeding_survey_2013.pdf
Williams, D., and D.D. Smith, 2007. The effects of seeding rate of prairie grasses and forbs on native plant establishment in a prairie reconstruction. Iowa Department of Transportation final report.
Williams, D. and d. D. Smith. 2007. The effects of seeding time on native plant establishment in a prairie reconstruction. Iowa Department of Transportation final report.
Presentations and Media
Benage, M and Worland M. 2020, 9 Aug. Getting back to our roots: prairies do it best (No. 25) [Audio Podcast Episode]. In Prairie Pod. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Towards more predictable and multifunctional nutrient reducing prairie strips. 2022, Nov 9. Iowa Nutrient Research Center Fall 2022-Spring 2023 Water Quality Research Seminar Series.
Designing Seed Mixes for Native Habitat. 2017, Feb 17. US Fish and Wildlife Service/ Monarch Joint Venture Monarch Conservation Webinar Series.
Research Roundtable: Pollinator Habitat Establishment and First Year Management. 2021, Mar 25. University of Illinois- Chicago Energy Resources Center Webinar Series.
Native Pollinator Habitat Programs: A Case Study from Iowa. 2021, Sep 23. Plan It Native Landscape Conference.
From plan to planting: assessing outcomes in a large ag-conservation program. 2019, Apr 13. The Eleventh Annual Chapter Meeting of the Midwest-Great Lakes Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration.
How seed mix design and first year management influence multifunctionality and cost effectiveness in prairie reconstruction. 2019, Aug 21. 2019 Grassland Restoration Network Workshop, Madison, WI.
Estimating baseline monarch habitat value of common CRP practices. 2022, Apr. TPC Ag Working Group Winter Meeting.