COS 69
Restoration Ecology II

Wednesday, August 13, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
314, Sacramento Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Soil legacy effects of an invasive grass and implications for restoration
Brooke Pickett, UC Riverside; Eric Bullock, National Park Service; Irina Irvine, National Park Service; Emma L. Aronson, UC Riverside
8:20 AM
 Grass-shrub spatial pattern response to a moisture gradient in Great Basin sagebrush communities
Maike F. Holthuijzen, Utah State University; Kari E. Veblen, Utah State University; David A. Pyke, U.S. Geological Survey; Thomas A. Monaco, USDA Agricultural Research Service
8:40 AM
 Manipulating soil harshness to reduce plant invasion at a mine restoration site
Taraneh M. Emam, UC Davis; Kevin J. Rice, University of California Davis
9:00 AM
 Cost-effectiveness of ecological restoration
Sarah Kimball, UC Irvine; Megan Lulow, Irvine Ranch Conservancy; Travis E. Huxman, University of California, Irvine; Quinn Sorenson, Irvine Ranch Conservancy; Kathleen Balazs, Irvine Ranch Conservancy
9:20 AM
 Root inputs from exotic annual species in desert soils increase soil moisture but reduce plant growth: Implications for plant-soil feedbacks and restoration
Elsa Cleland, University of California - San Diego; Jordan McKinney, University of California – San Diego
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Understanding factors that impact restoration success in a thornscrub ecosystem
Krysten N. Dick, University of Texas at Brownsville; Heather D. Alexander, University of Texas at Brownsville; Jonathan D. Moczygemba, United States Fish and Wildlife Service
10:10 AM
 Small-scale field-margin restoration for pollination services in agriculture
Hillary Sardiñas, University of California, Berkeley; Claire Kremen, University of California, Berkeley
10:30 AM
 Ecological restoration of highly saline lands: studies and inspirations from natural processes in the Yellow River Delta
Mingxing Sun, Shandong University; Yutao Wang, Shandong University; Renqing Wang, Shandong University
10:50 AM
 Can experimental manipulations of fire and herbivory be utilized to restore populations of an endangered terrestrial orchid in Texas post oak savannas?
William E. Rogers, Texas A&M University; Carissa L. Wonkka, Texas A&M University; Dirac Twidwell, University of Nebraska; Fred E. Smeins, Texas A&M University; Martha C. Ariza, Texas A&M University
11:10 AM
 Will local or commercial natives succeed where exotic invaders fail? Cheatgrass die-offs as an opportunity for restoration in the Great Basin, USA
Owen W. Baughman, University of Nevada Reno; Elizabeth A. Leger, University of Nevada, Reno; Susan E. Meyer, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station
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