COS 27 Forest Management

Tuesday, August 4, 2009: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Grand Pavillion II, Hyatt
8:00 AM
Sustainable forest management in a changing climate in North America: Citizen science and the HSBC Climate Partnership
Daniel B. Stover, Earthwatch Institute; Geoffrey G. Parker, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Daniel Bebber, Earthwatch Institute; Alana Jones, Earthwatch Institute; Rachel Phillips, Earthwatch Institute
8:20 AM
Short-term response of boreal bryophytes to forest structure along a gradient of partial harvesting
Richard T. Caners, University of Alberta; S. Ellen Macdonald, University of Alberta; René J. Belland, University of Alberta
8:40 AM
Habitat use of two songbird species: Response to forest management
Jill M. Wick, Alabama A&M University; Yong Wang, Alabama A&M University
9:00 AM
Impact of soil disturbance by forest harvest on soil properties and tree growth in paludified black spruce stands
Benoit Lafleur, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue; Nicole Fenton, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue; David Paré, Natural Resources Canada; Yves Bergeron, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
9:20 AM
The development of a growth equation for managed multiaged longleaf pine stands in the Apalachicola National Forest
Michelle A. Jusino, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Frances C. James, Florida State University; Charles A. Hess, Florida State University; Charles E. McCulloch, University of California, San Francisco; SuTan Wu, Florida State University; David Ray, Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
10:10 AM
Post-harvest mortality in selection-managed northern hardwoods: Dendrochronological analysis and potential long-term impacts on species composition
Michael M. Fuller, University of Toronto; Adam R Martin, University of Toronto; Sean C Thomas, University of Toronto
10:30 AM
Herbaceous plant cover response to mulching treatments in Colorado coniferous forests: Lessons from a landscape sampling approach
Mike Battaglia, USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station; Monique Rocca, Colorado State University; Chuck C. Rhoades, USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station; Michael G. Ryan, USDA Forest Service
11:10 AM
How certain are we? Using expert state-and-transition models to manage Box-Ironbark forests and woodlands in Victoria, Australia
Christina A. Czembor, The University of Melbourne; Peter A. Vesk, The University of Melbourne