COS 140
Fire

Friday, August 14, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
322, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Effects of time after fire and location along a savanna-to-wetland gradient on photosynthesis, water relations, and nutrient status of two resprouting shrubs
Jennifer L. Schafer, William Jewell College; Matthew G. Hohmann, US Army Corps of Engineers; William A. Hoffmann, North Carolina State University
8:20 AM
 Fire and its implication on trees and tree species utilize by birds for nesting in a Nigeria’s savanna woodland
Longtong G. Turshak, University of Jos, Jos. Plateau State, Nigeria; Georgina S. Mwansat, University of Jos, Jos. Plateau State, Nigeria; Samson A. Da'an, Mangu Secondary School, Mangu. Plateau State; Adams A. Chaskda, A.P. Leventis Ornithological Research Institute, Laminga, Jos. Plateau State, Nigeria
8:40 AM
 Quantifying effects of short-interval fires on dominant cover in Southern California wildlands using historical aerial photographs
Stephanie A. Ma, University of California, Santa Barbara; Carla M. D'Antonio, University of California Santa Barbara; Philip E. Dennison, University of Utah; Max A. Moritz, University of California, Berkeley
9:20 AM
 Contemporary fire regime and 33 years of black oak savanna dynamics at the Indiana Dunes
Noel B. Pavlovic, U.S. Geological Survey; Megan Korte, U.S. Geological Survey; Ralph Grundel, U.S. Geological Survey; Mary Fisher-Dunham, National Park Service
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Interactions between tree refugia and high severity fire patches in dry conifer forests of the Interior West
Sparkle Malone, USDA Forest Service; Paula J. Fornwalt, USDA Forest Service; Marin E. Chambers, Colorado State University; Michael A. Battaglia, USDA Forest Service
10:10 AM
 Fire promotes reproduction in the fragmented mating scene of Echinacea angustifolia
Jared Beck, Chicago Botanic Garden; Stuart Wagenius, Chicago Botanic Garden; Gretel Kiefer, Chicago Botanic Garden
10:30 AM Cancelled
 The potential for feedbacks between fire and soil fungi and in pyrogenic environments
Benjamin A. Sikes, University of Kansas; Bill Platt, Louisiana State University
10:50 AM
 How fire and other habitat characteristics affect the habitat selection of Exyra ridingsii, the Riding’s pitcherplant looper moth
Christine A Ricci, Western Kentucky University; Albert J. Meier, Western Kentucky University; Ouida W. Meier, Western Kentucky University; T. Keith Philips, Western Kentucky University
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