Saturday, August 1, 2009

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
WK 1 - Ecological Risk Assessment Methods for Arid Environments  
WK 2 - The New National Vegetation Classification Standard: An Introduction to the System with Field Applications and Training (2 day workshop with day 2 being a field trip)  
Sunday, August 2, 2009

8:00 AM-4:00 PM
WK 3 - An Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling  

8:00 AM-4:30 PM
WK 4 - Restoring and Sustaining Western Landscapes: Interaction with Climate Change  
WK 5 - Using Continental Scale Data to Teach Undergraduate Ecology  

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
WK 6 - A Brief Introduction to Bayesian and Hierarchical Bayesian Modeling in Ecology  

8:30 AM-12:30 PM
WK 7 - A New Approach to Population Models: Sensitivity Analysis via Matrix Calculus  

8:30 AM-4:30 PM
WK 8 - Innovative Teaching and Assessment: Adapting Resources for Your Classroom  
WK 9 - CANCELLED - AD Model Builder: A Free Tool for Parameter Estimation of Complex Nonlinear Statistical Models  

9:00 AM-1:00 PM
WK 10 - The Self-Identity of Ecological and Social-Ecological Systems: A Tool to Assess Resilience, System Functioning, and Other Sustainability Goals  

9:00 AM-5:00 PM
WK 11 - A Beginner's Course in Typesetting Scientific Manuscripts with Lateχ  
WK 12 - INVITED PARTICIPANTS ONLY: Using Diagnostic Question Clusters (DQCs) to Improve Introductory Ecology and Biology Teaching  

1:00 PM-4:00 PM
WK 13 - Mentoring for Success  

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
WK 14 - Estimating Uncertainty in Ecosystem Budgets  

1:00 PM-6:00 PM
WK 15 - Are Invasive Species Different?  
Monday, August 3, 2009

11:30 AM-1:15 PM
WK 16 - Exploring the Places We Live: Citizen Scientists  

8:00 PM-10:00 PM
WK 17 - Google Earth Software: Applications for Ecological Research  
WK 18 - Careers in Ecology: Advice from Professionals in the Field  
Tuesday, August 4, 2009

11:30 AM-1:15 PM
WK 19 - Federal Extramural Funding Opportunities in the Ecological Sciences  
WK 20 - Models of Effective Research at Undergraduate Institutions  
WK 21 - Writing a "Teaching Philosophy" Statement: Models and Suggestions  
WK 22 - Environmental Justice in Ecology Curricula and Community Engagement  
WK 23 - 100 Views of Climate Change: How to Build a Cross-Campus Conversation  

8:00 PM-10:00 PM
WK 24 - Los Angeles' Rivers System: Ecological Desert or Vast Research Laboratory?  
WK 25 - Learn How to Publish in EcoEd DL, ESA's Digital Teaching Library  
WK 26 - Death Wish or Golden Parachute: A Discussion of Interdisciplinary Research in Ecology and Education and Making it Work for your Dissertation  
Wednesday, August 5, 2009

8:00 PM-10:00 PM
WK 27 - Special Series on Coupled Biogeochemical Cycles: Panel Discussion and Group Forum  
WK 28 - Next Steps Toward a Natural History Renaissance  
WK 29 - CANCELLED - Toward an Integrated Understanding of Ecosystem Processes in Urban Grasslands  
Thursday, August 6, 2009

11:30 AM-1:15 PM
WK 30 - Preparing Tomorrow’s Ecologists Today: "Reading the Landscape" using the ABCs of Ecology  
WK 31 - The USA National Phenology Network: A Practical Tool for Research, Management and Education in the Face of Climate Change  

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