COS 85 - Conservation Planning, Policy, and Theory I

Wednesday, August 10, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
19A, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
The roles of climate change, land use, dispersal, masting, fire, and predation on the viability of Quercus engelmannii (Engelmann Oak)
Erin E. Conlisk, University of California, Berkeley; Dawn Lawson, San Diego State University; Alexandra Syphard, San Diego State University and Conservation Biology Institute; Janet Franklin, Arizona State University; Helen M. Regan, University of California Riverside
1:50 PM
Testing the assumptions of the nested subset pattern
Elita Baldridge, Independant researcher; Rob Channell, Fort Hays State University
2:10 PM
Limits to the detection of early warning signals of population collapse
Carl Boettiger, UC Berkeley; Alan Hastings, University of California, Davis
2:30 PM
Gene flow and local adaptation given assortative mating: An application to captive breeding management in salmon
Marissa L. Baskett, University of California, Davis; Robin S. Waples, NOAA Fisheries
2:50 PM
Population persistence in the face of anthropogenic change
Brittany J. Teller, Pennsylvania State University; Adam David Miller, The Pennsylvania State University; Katriona Shea, The Pennsylvania State University
3:10 PM
3:40 PM
Integrating delta building physics and economics: Optimizing the scale of engineered avulsions in the Mississippi River delta
Melissa A. Kenney, University of Maryland; David Mohrig, The University of Texas at Austin; Benjamin F. Hobbs, Johns Hopkins University; James Buttles, The University of Texas at Austin; John B. Shaw, The University of Texas at Austin
4:00 PM
Large-scale conservation planning: Trading meadowlarks for woodpeckers
Allison T. Moody, Auburn University; James B. Grand, USGS Alabama Cooperative Fisheries and Wildlife Research Unit
4:20 PM
Specimen-based modeling, stopping rules, and the extinction of the the ivory-billed woodpecker (Campephilus principalis)
Nicholas J. Gotelli, University of Vermont; Anne Chao, National Tsing Hua University; Robert K. Colwell, University of Connecticut; Wen-Han Hwang, National Chung Hsing University; Gary R. Graves, National Museum of Natural History
4:40 PM
Forest Pest Invasions: Trends and Impacts
Juliann Aukema, Aukema Conservation Science; Deborah G. McCullough, Michigan State University; Brian Leung, McGill University; Thomas Holmes, USDA Forest Service; Betsy Von Holle, National Science Foundation; Kent Kovacs, University of Minnesota; Andrew M. Liebhold, USDA Forest Service; Corey Chivers, McGill University; Robert G. Haight, USDA Forest Service; Kerry Britton, USDA Forest Service; Jeffrey Englin, University of Nevada, Reno; Susan Frankel, USDA Forest Service
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