Tuesday, August 7, 2007: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Willow Glen I, San Jose Marriott
COS 35 - Restoration ecology in forest habitats: Concepts and case studies
8:00 AMAssessing the “field of dreams” hypothesis: Birds and behavior in Acacia koa reforestaton areas
Laurie Strommer, University of Hawaii, Sheila Conant, University of Hawaii
8:20 AMProcess-centered restoration and the concept of reference dynamics
Donald A. Falk, University of Arizona
8:40 AMEstablishment of the restoration reference in South China
Shaolin Peng, Sun Yat-Sen University, Yuping Hou, Sun Yat-Sen University
9:00 AMAssessing the impact of historic pollution and restoration efforts on soil invertebrates
Jennifer J. Babin-Fenske, Laurentian University, Madhur Anand, University of Guelph
9:20 AMNitrogen availability and plant community structure on a restored gravel pit four years after restoration
Michael A. Zolkewitz, Drexel University, Walter F. Bien, Drexel University, James R. Spotila, Drexel University
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMSpecies composition in old growth and 70-year-old second growth rich coves in the southern Appalachian mountains
B. Clay Jackson, North Carolina State University, H. Lee Allen, North Carolina State University, Bronson P. Bullock, North Carolina State University, David L. Loftis, US Forest Service, J. Dan Pittillo, Western Carolina University (Retired), Thomas R. Wentworth, North Carolina State University
10:10 AMUsing stand history to guide ecological restoration of a Garry oak/Douglas fir woodland
Peter W. Dunwiddie, The Nature Conservancy, Jonathan D. Bakker, University of Washington, Carson B. Sprenger, University of Washington, Mitchell Almaguer-Bay, University of Washington
10:30 AMCorrelations between vegetation layers during post-fire restoration in southwestern Oregon
Lori J. Kayes, Oregon State University, Klaus J. Puettmann, Oregon State University, Paul D. Anderson, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station
10:50 AMDry forests in the southern interior of British Columbia: Historic disturbances and implications for restoration and management
Walt Klenner, BC Ministry of Forests and Range, Andre Arsenault, BC Ministry of Forests and Range

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