Faculty

Robert Pierce

Robert Pierce, Ph.D.


Associate Extension Professor
Fisheries and Wildlife

Education

  • Ph.D., 1998, University of Missouri-Columbia

Research and Extension Interests

  • Wildlife interactions in agricultural and forest environments.
  • Wildlife stewardship and habitat enhancement on farms and acreages, in backyards and within urban environments.
  • Wildlife damage management and developing strategies that resolve human/wildlife conflicts.
  • Ecology and management of bobwhite quail and white-tailed deer in Missouri
  • Enhancing wildlife recreation opportunities on private lands.
  • Family outdoor educational activities that involve wildlife habitat management, fishing, hunting, the shooting sports and youth life skills development.

Selected Publications

  • Pierce, R.A. II, T. Reinbott, R. Wright, B. White and L. Potter. 2012. Establishing and managing early-successional habitats for wildlife on agricultural lands. MU Extension Publication MP 907. 20pp. http://extension.missouri.edu/p/MP907

  • Moorman, B., R.A. Pierce II and E. Flinn. 2012. Managing for white-tailed deer in Missouri: setting and accomplishing management goals. MU Extension Guide G9491. 6pp. http://extension.missouri.edu/p/G9491

  • Flinn, E., R.A. Pierce II and J. Sumners. 2012. Potential diseases and parasites of white-tailed deer in Missouri. MU Extension Guide G9489.  http://extension.missouri.edu/p/G9489

  • Flinn, E., R.A. Pierce II and J. Sumners. 2012. Estimating deer populations on your property: implications for management. MU Extension Guide G9488.  http://extension.missouri.edu/p/G9488

  • Pierce, R.A. II, E. Flinn and B. Vandeloecht. 2011. Nutritional requirements of white-tailed deer in Missouri. MU Extension Guide G9487. http://extension.missouri.edu/p/G9487

  • Pierce, R.A. II, J. Sumners and E. Flinn. 2011.  Estimating deer populations on your property: conducting a camera survey. MU Extension Guide G9481. 4pp.    http://extension.missouri.edu/p/G9481

  • Pierce, R.A. II, J. Sumners and E. Flinn. 2011.  Implementing quality deer management on your   property. MU Extension Guide G9480. 8pp.  http://extension.missouri.edu/p/G9480

  • Pierce, R.A. II, J. Sumners and E. Flinn. 2011. Ecology and management of white-tailed deer in Missouri. MU Extension Guide G9479. 8pp.  http://extension.missouri.edu/p/G9479

  • Pierce, R.A. II, R. Martensen and S. Swafford. 2011. Solving wildlife damage problems in Missouri. MU Extension Guide G9425. 6pp. http://extension.missouri.edu/p/G9425

  • Pierce, R.A. II. 2011. Nest boxes for wildlife. MU Extension Guide G9413. 4pp.  http://extension.missouri.edu/p/G9413

  • Pierce, R.A. II, B. White, A. Jeffries, L. Potter and C. Hamilton. 2010. Conducting bobwhite quail habitat appraisal on your land. R. Mize, Executive Producer. MU Extension Cooperative Video Production. DVD 16. http://extension.missouri.edu/p/DVD16

  • Pierce, R.A. II and L. Potter. 2010. Methods for counting quail on your property. MU Extension Guide G9433. 6pp. http://extension.missouri.edu/p/G9433

  • Pierce, R.A. II and R. Martensen. 2009. Feral Hogs in Missouri: damage prevention and control. MU Extension Guide G9457. 4pp. http://extension.missouri.edu/p/G9457

  • Broun, C., C.H. Nilon and R.A. Pierce II. 2009. An evaluation of the Missouri Master Naturalist Program. Journal of Extension. Vol. 47 (3) 1-15.

  • Sudkamp, S., R.N. Chapman, and R.A. Pierce II. 2008. Quail Friendly Plants of the Midwest. MU Extension Publication MP903. 121pp. http://extension.missouri.edu/p/MP903