COS 70
Community Disturbance And Recovery II

Wednesday, August 7, 2013: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
L100A, Minneapolis Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Are lepidopteran communities resilient to timber harvest?
Keith S. Summerville, Drake University
1:50 PM
 Tree regeneration following drought and insect-induced mortality in piñon-juniper woodlands
Miranda D. Redmond, University of Colorado; Nichole N. Barger, University of Colorado
2:10 PM
 Lack of ectomycorrhizal fungi may hinder forest recovery following mountain pine beetle
Justine Karst, University of Alberta; Roland Treu, Athabasca University; Morgan Randall, University of Alberta; Gregory J. Pec, University of Alberta; Paul W. Cigan, University of Alberta; James F. Cahill Jr., University of Alberta
2:30 PM
 Species composition and wood density variation: Responses to logging history in Kibale National Park, Uganda
Oyomoare Osazuwa-Peters, University of Missouri-Saint Louis; Colin Chapman, McGill University; Amy Zanne, The George Washington University
2:50 PM
 Response of herbivore functional communities to multiple disturbances in Moorea, French Polynesia
Xueying Han, University of California, Santa Barbara; Russ Schmitt, University of California, Santa Barbara; Sally Holbrook, University of California, Santa Barbara; Andrew Brooks, University of California, Santa Barbara; Thomas Adam, University of California, Santa Barbara
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Diversity and compositional stability of riparian understory plant communities following logging in Boreal Plain watersheds
Rebecca L. MacDonald, Lakehead University; Han H. Chen, Lakehead University; Ellie E. Prepas, Lakehead University; Brian J. Palik, USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station
4:00 PM
 Patch-specific woody plant mortality following severe drought in a semi-arid Texas savanna
Carissa L. Wonkka, Texas A&M University; Dirac Twidwell, Oklahoma State University; Charles A. Taylor Jr., Texas A&M AgriLIFE Research Center; Chris B. Zou, Oklahoma State University; Jeremiah J. Twidwell, Independent; William E. Rogers, Texas A&M University
4:20 PM
 A four-year community bud bank record reveals belowground disturbance legacies in tallgrass prairie
Benjamin L. VanderWeide, Kansas State University; David C. Hartnett, Kansas State University
4:40 PM
 Impact of wildfires on the spatial pattern of Larrea tridentata in the Sonoran and Mojave deserts, southwestern USA
Andres Fuentes-Ramirez, Iowa State University; Erika L. Mudrak, Iowa State University; Claus Holzapfel, Rutgers University; Kirk A. Moloney, Iowa State University