W. Carter Johnson

Carter Johnson

W. Carter Johnson is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Natural Resource Management at South Dakota State University. His research has focused on the Missouri River, prairie restoration, landscape ecology, and the effects of climate change on wetlands in the Prairie Pothole Region. Johnson has taught courses in ecology and land management, served on four National Research Council panels, and earned national awards from the Ecological Society of America and the Environmental Law Institute.

Featured Book: Ecology of Dakota Landscapes: Past, Present, and Future


  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 11:00 a.m. – Ecology of Dakota Landscapes: Past, Present, & Future – Oscar Larson PAC, Multi-Use Rehearsal North (193A), Brookings
  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 12:00 p.m.Author Signing Event– Oscar Larson PAC, Room 140
  • Sunday, Sept. 25 @ 10:00 a.m. – Tour & Discussion of “The Prairie is My Garden” Plantings – McCrory Gardens, Great Hall, Brookings

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