Tuesday, August 7, 2007

6:00 AM-10:00 AM
FT 16 - Birding the South San Francisco Bay

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
ESA Graduate Student & Post Doc Bagels Roundtable with NEON leadership
ESA Mid-Atlantic Chapter Meeting
ESA Rocky Mountain Chapter and Western Chapter Meeting
SEEDS Advisory Board Meeting

7:00 AM-9:00 AM
ESA Meeting Committee
ESA Professional Certification Board Meeting
Frontiers Editoral Board Meeting
NPER Meeting

7:30 AM-8:30 AM
ESA MacArthur Award Meeting

8:00 AM-11:30 AM
SYMP 4 - Flexible foragers in food webs
SYMP 5 - No child left indoors: Ecologists linking young people with nature
SYMP 6 - Ecological foundations of sustainability in a constantly changing world
OOS 7 - Trophic structure across systems: Case studies and synthesis
OOS 8 - Restoring physical and ecological connections in roaded landscapes
OOS 9 - Human roles in ecosystems through deep time: The North Pacific as a case study
OOS 10 - What is the right size ecological model? Views on model complexity and parsimony from different statistical paradigms
OOS 11 - Illuminating the black box: Examining the mycorrhizal symbiosis and its effect on plant and fungal community dynamics
OOS 12 - Reducing uncertainty: Adaptive management in the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project
OOS 13 - Agricultural landscapes: Critical for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem restoration
COS 20 - Aquatic-terrestrial linkages: Behavior to biogeochemistry
COS 21 - Climate change and carbon cycling II
COS 22 - Community assembly and neutral theory
COS 23 - Ecology of riparian habitats
COS 24 - Ecology of tropical and subtropical forest habitats
COS 25 - Ecosystem function: Carbon, energy, and NPP
COS 26 - Evolution and life history theory: Plants
COS 27 - Herbivory: Community and ecosystem patterns and effects
COS 28 - Interspecific competition
COS 29 - Invasion: Community invasibility and controls on invasion
COS 30 - Invasion: Population regulation and interactions
COS 31 - Niche relations and theory II
COS 32 - Pollination: Ecology and evolution
COS 33 - Population dynamics and regulation: Plants
COS 34 - Population modeling II: Animals, including humans
COS 35 - Restoration ecology in forest habitats: Concepts and case studies
COS 36 - Restoration ecology in grassland habitats
COS 37 - Soil ecology
COS 38 - Species-area relationships and abundance and rarity

11:30 AM-1:15 PM
WK 19 - How to write a scientific publication
WK 20 - Introduction to TIEE (Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology): A peer-reviewed electronic publication designed to help ecology faculty teach better
ESA Long-term Studies Business Meeting
SER Chapter Caucus Meeting
Cooperative Sagebrush Initiative: Citizen Stewardship for the Conservation of the Sagebrush Biome and Sage Grouse
Ecosystem Editorial Board Meeting
ESA Agroecology Section Brown Bag Meeting
ESA Past President's Forum Luncheon
ESA Public Affairs Committee Meeting
ESA Student Section Pizza Lunch and Business Meeting
ESA Urban  Ecosystem Ecology Section Meeting
No Child Left Indoors Discussion

1:30 PM-5:00 PM
SYMP 7 - Environmental change, extinction risk, and the maintenance of biodiversity through time
SYMP 8 - Plant functional traits as tools for ecological restoration
SYMP 9 - Ecological analysis in the 21st century: Advances in space-based observations for local to global ecological studies
OOS 14 - Biogeochemical variation within and between tropical ecosystems
OOS 15 - Long-term restoration and conservation in "wilderness-development frontiers": The value of integrating ecology and ethics
OOS 16 - Root herbivores as agents of change: Micro- and macro-herbivores across natural and managed systems
OOS 17 - E-learning in ecology education
OOS 18 - The link between propagule pressure and non-native invasion success and impacts
OOS 19 - Science policy participants and their perspectives
OOS 20 - Ecoagriculture: Restoring wild biodiversity, livelihoods, and ecosystem processes in agricultural landscapes
COS 39 - Carbon cycling
COS 40 - Climate change: Effects on ecosystem function and biogeochemistry
COS 41 - Climate change: Phenology and population responses
COS 42 - Community dynamics and diversity
COS 43 - Community ecology: Modeling and applications
COS 44 - Conservation biology, ecosystem management, and sustainability
COS 45 - Disease and epidemiology
COS 46 - Ecology education: Extended audiences
COS 47 - Ecology of created and restored wetlands
COS 48 - Evolution: Population genetics and population differentiation
COS 49 - Food webs II: Analytic methods, applications
COS 50 - Habitat connectivity and fragmentation II: Case studies
COS 51 - Invasion: Genetics and evolutionary processes
COS 52 - Invasion: Interactions with ecosystem properties
COS 53 - Matrix models: Methods and applications
COS 54 - Mycorrhizae: Community-level relationships
COS 55 - Pollination: Ecology and management
COS 56 - Restoration ecology in forest habitats: Methods and approaches
COS 57 - Restoration ecology in western grassland and arid habitats
COS 58 - Statistical ecology: Applications

3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Ecology Letters Editorial Meeting

5:00 PM-6:30 PM
PS 21 - Behavior
PS 22 - Community assembly
PS 23 - Competition
PS 24 - Decompostition
PS 25 - Disease
PS 26 - Dispersal
PS 27 - Distribution
PS 28 - Fire ecology
PS 29 - Herbivory
PS 30 - Invasion
PS 31 - Life history
PS 32 - Mutualism
PS 33 - Niche
PS 34 - Parasitism
PS 35 - Plant/insect interactions
PS 36 - Pollination
PS 37 - Predation
PS 38 - Seeds
PS 39 - Species interactions
ESA Ecological Applications Editorial Board Meeting
Musicians Central

6:30 PM-8:00 PM
ESA Soil Ecology Mixer
Organization for Tropical Studies Reception
Ecology Letters Drinks Reception (by invitation only)
ESA Education Section Meeting
ESA Physiological Ecology Section Mixer
ESA Statistical Ecology Section Meeting
ESA Traditional Ecological Knowledge Section Meeting
The ESA Donor Reception (by invitation)
University of Georgia Ecology Reception
University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Alumni and Friends Mixer
USGS Staff Reception

7:00 PM-10:00 PM
Oecologia Editorial Board Dinner Meeting
SER Awards Reception and Banquet

8:00 PM-10:00 PM
SS 18 - How to land and keep a job at a small liberal arts college
SS 19 - Integrating research in invasion biology and restoration ecology into protected area management
SS 20 - How to succeed in ecology: Advice from professionals
SS 21 - Ecology education and outreach programs at North American field stations: An important resource for an urbanized society and possible remedy for a generation with nature deficit disorder
SS 22 - Real management issues in secondary tropical forests
SS 23 - Bridging western science and indigenous traditional ecological knowledge ethically: What works and what doesn’t
SS 24 - Journalists are from Venus, scientists are from Mars: Bridging the worlds of science and journalism