COS 70 - Restoration Ecology III

Tuesday, August 8, 2017: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
B115, Oregon Convention Center
1:30 PM
 A collaborative approach to restoration: Fuel reduction in dry, mixed conifer forests of Eastern Oregon
Rebecca A. Miller, University of Victoria; James D. Johnston, Oregon State University
1:50 PM
 Disturbance Automated Reference Toolset (DART): Assessing patterns in ecological recovery from energy development on the Colorado Plateau
Travis W. Nauman, US Geological Survey; Michael C. Duniway, U.S. Geological Survey; Miguel L. Villarreal, U.S. Geological Survey; Travis B. Poitras, US Geological Survey
2:30 PM
 Manipulating the plant microbiome: Whole prairie soils and prairie mycorrhizae have similar positive effects on the growth and survival of transplanted prairie seedlings across five Midwest restorations
Liz Koziol, University of Kansas; Jonathan T. Bauer, Indiana University; Karen R. Hickman, Oklahoma State University; Jacob R. Hopkins, University of Kansas/Kansas Biological Station; Geoffrey L. House, Indiana University; Peggy A. Schultz, University of Kansas; Gail W.T. Wilson, Oklahoma State University; Katherine L. Zaiger, Oklahoma State University; James D. Bever, University of Kansas
2:50 PM
 Arthropods exhibit greater seed predation than mammals of sown species in first year prairie restorations
Mary C. Linabury, Michigan State University; Nash E. Turley, Michigan State University; Lars A. Brudvig, Michigan State University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Tolerance and facilitated burial of surface-applied wood ash amendments by exotic earthworms
Michael J. McTavish, University of Waterloo; Adam Gorgolewski, University of Toronto; Stephen D. Murphy, University of Waterloo
3:40 PM Cancelled
 Reef community response to Acropora spp. restoration in the Caribbean
Sandra L. Schleier, University of Rhode Island; Katie Nickles, University of Rhode Island; Graham E. Forrester, University of Rhode Island
4:00 PM
 Nuclear spring: Remnant trees and other drivers of second-growth forest heterogeneity in a Costa Rican tropical dry forest
Timothy L. H. Treuer, Princeton University; Andrew P. Dobson, Princeton University; David S. Wilcove, Princeton University
4:20 PM
 Oilfield reclamation in mixed grass prairie restores nematode but not plant communities
Zachary Sylvain, USDA-ARS; David H. Branson, USDA-ARS; Tatyana A. Rand, USDA-ARS; Natalie M. West, USDA-ARS; Erin K. Espeland, USDA-ARS
4:40 PM Cancelled
 Restoration of biological soil crust on the Colorado Plateau in a warming climate
Colin Tucker, U.S. Geological Survey; Sasha C. Reed, U.S. Geological Survey; Anita J. Antoninka, Northern Arizona University; Matthew A. Bowker, Northern Arizona University
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