COS 93 - Restoration Ecology IV

Wednesday, August 9, 2017: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
B115, Oregon Convention Center
8:00 AM
 The elusive sweet spot: Light versus nitrogen as influences on the understory of N-fixing trees
Elizabeth M. August-Schmidt, University of California Santa Barbara; Carla M. D'Antonio, University of California Santa Barbara
8:20 AM
 Using traditional resource management to restore cultural and ecological resiliency in highly degraded ecosystems
Michelle L. Stevens, California State University; Mary Xiong, CSU Sacramento; Matthew Owens, CSU Sacramento
9:00 AM
 Restoration in the Intermountain West: Assessing seed zone efficacy using two-year-old blue bunch wheatgrass
Holly R. Prendeville, USFS; J. Bradley St. Clair, USDA Forest Service; Francis F. Kilkenny, USDA Forest Service
9:20 AM
 The effects of 35 years of experimentally altered burn frequencies and seasons on the growth and composition of restored tallgrass prairie plants
Timothy L. Dickson, University of Nebraska Omaha; Barbara A. Hayes, Hayes Environmental; Thomas B. Bragg, University of Nebraska Omaha
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Classification and assessment of riparian ecosystems in northwest Oregon for restoration planning
Steven A. Acker, Willamette National Forest; Gordon H. Reeves, USDA Forest Service; Johan Hogervorst, Willamette National Forest; Brett Blundon, Willamette National Forest; Ian-Huei Yau, U.S. Forest Service
10:10 AM
 Restoring coastal marshes: How can we recover nitrogen-removal services in urban estuaries?
Mary Alldred, Baruch College CUNY; Timothy J. Hoellein, Loyola University; Denise Bruesewitz, Colby College; Chester B. Zarnoch, Baruch College CUNY
10:30 AM
 Carbon amendments to alter soil nutrient availability: Altering competitive dynamics between invasive and native species in tropical ecosystems
Amanda E. Knauf, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Creighton M. Litton, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Rebecca J. Cole, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Christian P. Giardina, USDA Forest Service; Jed P. Sparks, Cornell University
10:50 AM
 Are prairie reconstructions working for invertebrates? Grasshopper and bee communities in remnant versus reconstructed prairies
Joseph P. LaRose, University of Missouri; Deborah L. Finke, University of Missouri; Elisabeth B. Webb, U.S. Geological Survey, Missouri Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Missouri
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