Scott Glup

Project Leader
Litchfield Wetland Management District
US Fish and Wildlife Service

Scott Glup has a BS and MS in Wildlife Management from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.  He has worked at 6 stations in five states for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  He currently serves as Project leader for the Litchfield Wetland Management District and will have served the American Public for 37 years this coming July.  He currently serves as Governing Board Chair for Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center, has held many positions with the Boy Scouts of American, and serves on the Creation Care team for his church.  His hobbies include gardening, hunting, fishing, backpacking, camping, canoeing in the BWCA and trying to fit all of that in his schedule.    

Presentation Title: Prairie restoration on the Randall Waterfowl Production Area

Description: When the Randall WPA was purchased a little over a decade ago the prairie was badly infested with dense stands of mature sumac, cedar trees, Siberian elm and other woody invaders.  Management practices including cutting with chainsaws, skid steer sheering and carbide cutting, cut stump and basal bark herbicide application, mowing twice a year for three consecutive years, prescribed fire during the summer, and rotational grazing where employed as well as annual hand pulling of spotted knapweed.  The WPA now serves as a facility for drying, cleaning, and storing of native ecotype seeds as well as a seed collection site.  


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