COS 21 - Invasion: Community Effects II

Tuesday, August 9, 2016: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
209/210, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Empirical evidence of a negative influence of invasive silver carp on sport fishes in the Upper Mississippi River System
John H Chick, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Daniel K. Gibson-Reinemer, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Lori A Soeken-Gittinger, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Andrew F Casper, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
8:20 AM
 Recovery of a prairie plant community following sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata) removal: Testing for a soil legacy effect
Molly M. Reichenborn, Wichita State University; Gregory R. Houseman, Wichita State University; Bryan L. Foster, University of Kansas
9:00 AM
 Prey species composition and dietary shifts of the Burmese python in southern Florida
Christina M. Romagosa, University of Florida; Eric Suarez, University of Florida; Carla Dove, Smithsonian Institution; Bryan Falk, US Geological Survey; Robert Reed, US Geological Survey
9:20 AM
 Root fungi associated on native and non-native Phragmites australis in the Great Lakes
Wesley Bickford, USGS; Deborah Goldberg, University of Michigan; Donald R. Zak, University of Michigan; Kurt Kowalski, U.S. Geological Survey
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Disease dynamics in invasive ants: The role of parasites in the global spread of the little fire ant Wasmannia auropunctata
Senay Yitbarek, University of Michigan Ann Arbor; Timothy James, University of Michigan
10:10 AM Cancelled
 Ecological consequences of rapid evolution during plant invasion
Jake M. Alexander, University of Lausanne; Carla D'Antonio, University of California Santa Barbara; Jonathan M. Levine, ETH Zurich
10:30 AM
 Ecological drivers of native and non-native forest plant species diversity and composition in New York State
Martin Dovciak, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry; Jay W. Wason III, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of New York; Mark Lesser, Shepherd University; Jeremy Hurst, NYS DEC; Jacqueline L. Frair, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
10:50 AM
 Invasions and extinctions reduce phylogenetic diversity in island bird communities
Benjamin Baiser, University of Florida; Denis Valle, University of Florida; Zoe Zelazny, University of Florida; Gordon Burleigh, University of Florida
11:10 AM
 Tracking Burmese pythons on tribal lands: A unique opportunity to study an invasive predator in a rain-driven ecosystem without human pressure
Hayley L. Crowell, U.S. Geological Survey; Gintas Zavadzkas, Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida; Michael S. Cherkiss, U.S. Geological Survey; Kristen M. Hart, U.S. Geological Survey
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