Author

Beth Summers

Beth Summers

Beth Summers is a research biologist with the USACE Engineering Research and Development Center in Vicksburg, Mississippi. She earned an M.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Science at the University of Tennessee, and B.S. in Wildlife Ecology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Her research focuses on habitat modelling and assessment, avian and amphibian community ecology and wetlands ecology. She is currently developing rapid assessment methodologies for perennial streams.

Articles By Beth Summers

Creating Horseshoe Bend Island, Atchafalaya River, Louisiana
Creating Horseshoe Bend Island, Atchafalaya River, Louisiana

As mounds of dredged material placed upriver are dispersed by the river’s current, an island with enriched wildlife has emerged.

DOWNLOAD PDF Document | 2,41 MB