Tuesday, August 7, 2007: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Willow Glen I, San Jose Marriott
COS 57 - Restoration ecology in western grassland and arid habitats
1:30 PMComparison of emergence speed and sterility in two sterile annual hybrid cereal grasses developed for use in restoration
Christo Morris, Utah State University, Eugene W. Schupp, Utah State University
1:50 PMLessons learned in the use of herbicides and activated charcoal for restoration of retired agricultural lands in the western San Joaquin Valley (California)
Nur P. Ritter, California State University, Stanislaus - Endangered Species Recovery Program, Kenneth D. Lair, Bureau of Reclamation, Adrian J. Howard, California State University, Stanislaus - Endangered Species Recovery Program
2:10 PMEffects of native Lupinus bicolor on plant and soil microbial communities in a perennial California grassland restored with Nassella pulchra
Martin Potthoff, University of Goettingen, Louise Jackson, University of California, Davis, Shannon Sokolow, University of California, Davis
2:30 PMRestoration of semi-arid rangelands through alternative livestock treatments
Matthew R. R. Loeser, Yakima Valley Community College, Thomas D. Sisk, Northern Arizona University, Timothy E. Crews, Prescott College
2:50 PMCessation of Native American burning and introduction of non-native slug are both implicated in decline of rare clover
Diana L. Immel, University of California, Davis CA
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMIntegration of biological control with other methods to restore rangeland infested with spotted and diffuse knapweed
Lincoln Smith, USDA-ARS, Mark W. Paschke, Colorado State University, Edward F. Redente, Colorado State University, Steven D. Warren, Colorado State University, Donald A. Klein, Colorado State University
3:40 PMSite selection and soil suitability for golden paintbrush restoration on Puget Lowland prairies
Kirra K. Swenerton, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
4:00 PMThe genetics of restoration: A reciprocal transplant experiment with winterfat (Krascheninnikovia lanata)
Melanie G. Barnes, University of New Mexico, Diane L. Marshall, University of New Mexico
4:20 PMResearch-based management of two rare southern Californian habitats at an Audubon preserve
Sandra A. DeSimone, Audubon's Starr Ranch Sanctuary
4:40 PMReclamation of native vegetation on western post-coal-mine landscapes: Analysis, methods, and recommendations
Ken Aho, Montana State University, T. Weaver, Montana State University

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