COS 24
Conservation Ecology

Tuesday, August 12, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Regency Blrm A, Hyatt Regency Hotel
8:00 AM
 Life in linear habitats: Spatial ecology of an endangered mammal in a novel landscape
Sarah J. Maclagan, Deakin University; Ryan S. Butryn, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission; Terry Coates, Royal Botanic Gardens, Cranbourne; Euan G. Ritchie, Deakin University
8:20 AM
 Genetic diversity and gene flow among recovery regions of the federally endangered Peninsular bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni), California, USA
Michael R. Buchalski, University of California, Davis; Walter M. Boyce, University of California, Davis; Maria Cecilia T. Penedo, University of California, Davis; T. Winston Vickers, University of California, Davis; Daphne A. Gille, University of California, Davis; Holly B. Ernest, University of California, Davis
8:40 AM
 Long-term ecological changes at the edge of the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem
David S. Green, Michigan State University; Erin E. Boydston, U.S. Geological Survey; Kay E. Holekamp, Michigan State University
9:00 AM
 Ecological equivalency among pure, hybrid, and superinvasive tiger salamander genotypes
Christopher A. Searcy, University of Toronto Mississauga; Hilary B. Rollins, Case Western Reserve University; H. Bradley Shaffer, University of California - Los Angeles
9:20 AM
 Conservation importance of native coastal sage scrub and non-native grassland habitat patches in urban/suburban Los Angeles County, California, USA
Wallace M. Meyer III, Pomona College; Weston J. Staubus, Pomona College; Megan Wheeler, Harvey Mudd; Madison, M. Dipman, Pomona College; Dakota, M. Spear, Pomona College
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Seahorse (Hippocampus spp.) hotspots and habitat associations in Thailand
Tse-Lynn Loh, John G. Shedd Aquarium; Lindsay Aylesworth, University of British Columbia; Sarah Foster, University of British Columbia; Chuck Knapp, John G. Shedd Aquarium
10:10 AM
 Finding a stick nest in a forest: Habitat preference of the endangered Key Largo woodrat (Neotoma floridana smalli)
Lauren J. Barth, Florida International University; Jennifer S. Rehage, Florida International University; Michael S. Ross, Florida International University; Joshua Diamond, Southeast Environmental Research Center
10:30 AM
 Persistence of Columbia spotted frogs in the Great Basin: Quantifying habitat quality, connectivity, and climate suitability
Robert S. Arkle, Forest & Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center; David S. Pilliod, Forest & Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
10:50 AM
 Evaluating three decades of change in San Francisco Bay's waterbirds: An assessment of population abundance and community composition
Catherine E. Burns, San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory; Vanessa D. Tobias, University of California, Davis; Emilio A. Laca, University of California; Cheryl Strong, US Fish & Wildlife Service; John Takekawa, U.S. Geological Survey
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