COS 26
Conservation Management I

Tuesday, August 11, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
324, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Urban forest health: Developing a model to prioritize and inform management in New York City
Clara C. Pregitzer, Natural Areas Conservancy; Richard A. Hallett, USDA Forest Service; Helen Forgione, Natural Areas Conservancy
8:20 AM
 The habitat of the endangered blunt-nosed leopard lizard is determined by an interplay between native shrub cover and invasive grass abundance
Alessandro Filazzola, York University; Michael Westphal, Bureau of Land Management; Michael Powers, Bureau of Land Management; Amanda Liczner, York University; Christopher Lortie, York University
8:40 AM
 Short-term survival and behavior of captive-reared yearling gopher tortoises following hard release
Thomas A Radzio, Drexel University; Michael P. O'Connor, Drexel University
9:20 AM Cancelled
 Communicating uncertain futures for management: A case study with eastern brook trout
Daniel J. Hocking, USGS; Benjamin H Letcher, UGSG; Ana Rosner, UGSG; Yoichiro Kanno, Clemson University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Tier 2 REDD assessment of carbon stocks in a biodiversity hotspot and UNESCO World Heritage Site candidate: Mt. Apo Natural Park, Philippines
Ligaya Leal, Texas A&M University; Robert A. Washington-Allen, University of Tennessee; Sorin C. Popescu, Texas A & M University; J. Richard Conner, Texas A & M University
10:30 AM
 Urban ecology and governance at the regional scale: A case study analysis of the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
Alexandrina Shannon, University of Waterloo; Dan McCarthy, University of Waterloo; Meaghan Eastwood, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority/University of Waterloo; Morgan Tait, University of Western Ontario; Ryan Ness, University of Waterloo/Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
10:50 AM
 Using site-based spatial planning to enhance population viability for an endangered butterfly
Joseph L. Smokey, Washington State University Vancouver; Cheryl B. Schultz, Washington State University Vancouver; Elizabeth E. Crone, Tufts University
11:10 AM
 Assessing sensitivity of Quino checkerspot butterfly larvae to two common herbicides used for habitat management
Kathy S. Williams, San Diego State University; Douglas H. Deutschman, San Diego State University; Jamie Ferguson, San Diego State University
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