COS 40 - Conservation Management I

Wednesday, August 10, 2016: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Grand Floridian Blrm A, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
8:20 AM Cancelled
 The social and ecological dimensions of hunting in Tropical East Asia
Charlotte H. Chang, Princeton University; Maarten J.L.F. Cruyff, Utrecht University; David S. Wilcove, Princeton University; Simon A. Levin, Princeton University
8:00 AM
 Rapid human-facilitated shift in top predator regime following the recovery of a large carnivore
L. Mark Elbroch, Panthera; Lucile Marescot, Victoria University of Wellington; Howard Quigley, Panthera; Derek Craighead, Craighead Beringia South; Heiko U. Wittmer, Victoria University of Wellington
8:40 AM
 An experimental study of trade-offs among growth, reproduction and defense in a medicinal neotropical savannah tree
Juliana Tuller, University of Missouri - St. Louis; Samara M. M. de Andrade, Universidade Federal de Lavras; Robert J. Marquis, Whitney R. Harris World Ecology Center; Lucas D. B. Faria, Universidade Federal de Lavras
9:00 AM
 Biological and socio-economic conditions influence the sustainability of harvest of wild animals and plants in developing countries
Diele Lobo, Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq); Tarciso C.C. Leao, CAPES Foundation, Ministry of Education; Lorraine Scotson, University of Minnesota
9:20 AM
 Effects of human activities on species richness of wildlife in Fanjingshan National Nature Reserve, China
Hsiang Ling Chen, San Diego State University; Rebecca Lewison, San Diego State University; Li An, San Diego State University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Assessing long-term seagrass monitoring data to determine sampling frequency in a sub-tropical estuary
Jerry Metz, Loxahatchee River District; Elizabeth W. Stoner, Loxahatchee River District; D. Albrey Arrington, Loxahatchee River District
10:10 AM
 When's the fire? Can focusing on burn regimes help compensate for anthropogenic changes?
Sharon M. Hermann, Auburn University; John S. Kush, Auburn University
10:50 AM
 Assessing the future of the Colorado Plateau: Interactions among changing land-use practices and increasing aridity in a sensitive dryland
Stella M. Copeland, US Geological Survey; John B. Bradford, U.S. Geological Survey; Michael C. Duniway, U.S. Geological Survey; Rudy M Schuster, US Geological Survey
11:10 AM
 Recovery of amphibian communities in regenerating forest: Two case studies in riparian and upland habitats of secondary forest, Costa Rica
Michelle E. Thompson, Florida International University; Maureen A. Donnelly, Florida International University
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