COS 101 - Restoration Ecology I

Thursday, August 11, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
18B, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Maternal effects in Poa secunda: Implications for the production of restoration seed
Erin K. Espeland, USDA ARS PMRU; Darcy Hammond, Agnes Scott College; Matt Horning, USDA Forest Service; Richard Johnson, USDA Agricultural Research Service
8:20 AM
Characterization of soil seed banks in California vernal pools: Links to restoration success
Akasha M. Faist, University of Colorado; Sharon K. Collinge, University of Colorado; Chris Ray, University of Colorado
8:40 AM
Temporal changes in seed and bud banks as sources of new propagules during prairie restoration
Jason E. Willand, Southern Illinois University Carbondale; Sara G. Baer, Southern Illinois University Carbondale; David J. Gibson, Southern Illinois University Carbondale; Ryan P. Klopf, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
9:00 AM
Hierarchical consequences of cultivar and local propagules on community assembly and ecosystem functioning in restoration
Sara G. Baer, Southern Illinois University; David J. Gibson, Southern Illinois University; Ryan P. Klopf, Southern Illinois University; Allison M. Lambert, Southern Illinois University; Lewis K. Reed, Southern Illinois University; Jason E. Willand, Southern Illinois University; Ben R. Wodika, Southern Illinois University
9:20 AM
Nut cold hardiness as a factor influencing the restoration of American chestnut in the northeastern United States
Paul G. Schaberg, USDA Forest Service; Thomas M. Saielli, University of Vermont; Gary J. Hawley, University of Vermont; Joshua M. Halman, University of Vermont; Kendra M. Gurney, The American Chestnut Foundation
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
The effect of propagule source and diversity on restored prairie community structure across a precipitation gradient
Ryan P. Klopf, Southern Illinois University Carbondale; Sara G. Baer, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
10:30 AM
Inhibition of woody colonization on a reclaimed anthracite mine: Seed rain and seed bank dynamics
George Sworen, Wilkes University; Matthew Haas, Wilkes University; Anthony Cheehan, Wilkes University; Kenneth M. Klemow, Wilkes University
10:50 AM
Determining the most efficient and effective large-scale native seeding techniques in degraded prairies
Sarah T. Hamman, Center for Natural Lands Management; Jonathan D. Bakker, University of Washington; Eric G. Delvin, The Nature Conservancy
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