COS 72
Conservation Ecology

Wednesday, August 7, 2013: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
L100C, Minneapolis Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Reconstructing the extinction of the Carolina Parakeet: historical data reveal that two distinct human activities drove two separate subspecies' declines
Colin J. Carlson, University of Connecticut; Kevin R. Burgio, University of Connecticut; Kali E. Block, University of Connecticut
1:50 PM
2:10 PM
 Persistence of forest tree species in human-modified landscapes of central Panama
Daisy H. Dent, University of Stirling; Rolando Perez, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Salomon Aguilar, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Richard Condit, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
2:30 PM
 Why do species go extinct?  An experimental test of the contribution of rarity to extinction risk
Kevin G. Smith, Washington University in St. Louis; Elizabeth G. Biro, Washington University in StL
2:50 PM
 Assessing strategies to minimize unintended fitness consequences of aquaculture on wild populations
Marissa L. Baskett, University of California, Davis; Scott C. Burgess, University of California Davis; Robin S. Waples, NOAA Fisheries
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
3:40 PM
 How a global biodiversity hotspot, the North American Coastal Plain, went unrecognized
Reed F. Noss, University of Central Florida; William J. Platt, Louisiana State University; Bruce A. Sorrie, North Carolina Natural Heritage Program; Alan S. Weakley, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Robert K. Peet, University of North Carolina; Jennifer K. Costanza, North Carolina State University
4:00 PM
 Influence of community structure on the spatial distribution and pollination of critically endangered Dicerandra immaculata var. immaculata (Lamiaceae)
Cheryl L. Peterson, Bok Tower Gardens; Matthew L. Richardson, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
4:20 PM
 Developing the living atlas of east african flora for participatory conservation
Greg Newman, Colorado State University; Russell Scarpino, Colorado State University; Nicole E. Kaplan, Colorado State University; Brian Fauver, Colorado State University
4:40 PM
 The reproductive biology of the rare shrub Fremontodendron mexicanum
B. Clark Austin, San Diego State University; Kathy S. Williams, San Diego State University