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Poster Session # 7: Restoration, Resource Management, and Conservation.
Monday, August 4 Presentation from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM. SITCC Exhibit Hall B.
Poster # 81. Dyer, Susan*,1, McLane, Tracy*,1, 1 Westinghouse Savannah River Company, Aiken, South Carolina, USA Geographic Information System tools for watershed-scale ecological risk evaluations.
Poster # 82. Reiter, Michael*,1, Parsons, George2, 1 Delaware State University, Dover, DE2 University of Delaware, Newark, DE An interdisciplinary "four-tier" modeling methodology for resource management: An example from the St. Jones River watershed, Delaware.
Poster # 83. Wein, Gary*,1, 1 WSRC-Soil and Groundwater Closure Program, Aiken, SC, USA Monitored natural remediation at U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River Site, South Carolina.
Poster # 84. Kearsley, Michael*,1, Yard, Helen2, Cobb, Neil1, 3, Lightfoot, David4, Brantley, Sandra4, Frey, Jennifer5, Carpenter, Geoff4, 1 Department of Biological Sciences, Flagstaff, AZ2 Helen Yard Consulting, Flagstaff, AZ3 Merriam - Powell Center for Ecological Research, Flagstaff, AZ4 Biology Department, Albuquerque, NM5 Department of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences, Las Cruces, NM Integrated monitoring of terrestrial riparian resources along the Colorado River in Grand Canyon.
Poster # 85. Wellman, Marjorie *,1, Norton, Susan1, Park, Richard2, Frithsen, Jeffrey1, 1 US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, USA2 Eco Modeling, Diamondhead, MS, USA Stressor identification with the ecosystem model AQUATOX, Release 2.
Poster # 86. Meyer, Judy*,1, Alber, Merryl1, Duncan, William1, Freeman, Mary1, Hale, V. Cody1, Jackson, Rhett1, Jennings, Cecil1, Lutz, Kim2, Palta, Monica1, Richardson, Elizabeth2, Richter, Brian4, Sharitz, Rebecca 3, Sheldon, Joan1, 1 University of Georgia, Athens, GA2 The Nature Conservancy, Savannah, GA4 The Nature Conservancy, Charlottesville, VA3 Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Aiken, SC Specifying ecosystem flows for the Savannah River.
Poster # 87. Geiger, John *,1, 1 Florida International University, Miami, Fl., USA Investigation of Allee effects in the endangered vine Ipomoea microdactyla (Convolvulaceae).
Poster # 88. Pechmann, Joseph*,1, Scott, David2, Gibbons, J. Whitfield2, Greene, Judith2, Metts, Brian2, Dixon, Philip3, 1 University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA2 Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Aiken, SC3 Iowa State University, Ames, IA Updated amphibian population trends at Rainbow Bay, South Carolina: Natural and human influences.
Poster # 89. Albrecht, Matthew*,1, McCarthy, Brian1, 1 Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States Habitat specificity and temporal trends in harvesting of medicinal herbs in the Wayne National Forest (Ohio, USA).
Poster # 90. Mulligan, Margaret*,1, Gorchov, David1, 1 Miami University, Oxford, Ohio Quantifying population loss of goldenseal, Hydrastis canadensis L., in Ohio.
Poster # 91. Anderson, M. Rebecca*,1, Loew, Sabine2, 1 email@example.com, Normal, IL2 firstname.lastname@example.org, Normal, IL Low allozyme diversity in small populations of a commercially valuable plant, American ginseng.
Poster # 92. Sharitz, Rebecca1, Harper, Steven*,1, Imm, Donald2, Collins, Beverly1, Madden, Kathryn1, Tuberville, Tracey1, 1 Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Aiken, SC2 U.S. Forest Service, Savannah River Institute, New Ellenton, SC Impacts of military training and land management on rare species in southeastern fall-line sandhills communities.
Poster # 93. Roberts, Kelly1, Ehrhart, Llewellyn*,1, 1 Department of Biology, Orlando, Florida Impacts of beach nourishment on loggerhead and green turtles in Brevard County, Florida.
Poster # 94. Kyle, Sean*,1, 2, Ritchie, Mark1, 1 Department of Biology, Syracuse, NY, USA2 USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station, Cloudcroft, NM, 88317 Effects of spatial arrangement and climate on the colonization and extinction probabilities of Utah prairie dog colonies.
Poster # 95. Root, Karen *,1, 1 Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH A multispecies approach to ecological assessment and conservation in Florida.
Poster # 96. Lassen, Kari*,1, Hamilton, E William1, 1 Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA Competitive interactions between the endangered sink-hole species Helenium virginicum and Boltonia asteroides when exposed to variable water depths.
Poster # 97. Gray, Janet1, Wentworth, Thomas*,1, 1 XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, NC, USA Rare vascular flora of the longleaf pine-wiregrass ecosystem: Spatial structure of populations.
Poster # 98. Watanabe, Moriyoshi*,1, Sekine, Masahiko1, UKITA, Masao1, IMAI, Tsuyoshi1, 1 Yamaguchi University, Ube, Yamaguchi, JAPAN Monitoring the ecosystem condition of the shallow sea by using the sound of snapping shrimp.
Poster # 99. Benavides, Melissa*,1, Osborne, Megan1, Alo, Dominique1, Turner, Thomas1, 1 Department of Biology, Albuquerque, NM, USA Temporal genetic variability in pelagic eggs in the endangered Rio Grande silvery minnow.
Poster # 100. Fuhrman, Nicholas*,1, Copenheaver, Carolyn1, Gellerstedt, Paul1, Povak, Nicholas1, Stephens, Laura1, 1 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA Forest encroachment into glades on Buffalo Mountain, Virginia.
Poster # 101. Vidra, Rebecca1, Hess, George1, Shear, Theodore1, 1 North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC Can we design urban forest corridors to resist invasion by exotic plant species?
Poster # 102. Kalkhan, Mohammed*,1, Stohlgren, Thomas2, Guenther, Debbie1, Evangelista, Paul1, 1 Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Fort Collins, CO, USA2 The National Institute of Invasive Species Science, Fort Collins, CO, USA Understanding the landscape ecology of cryptobiotic crust cover of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah: A map and spatial models.
Poster # 103. Herrick, Jeffrey*,1, Pyke, David2, Pellant, Mike3, Shaver, Patrick4, 1 email@example.com, Las Cruces, NM2 USGS Forest & Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Corvallis, OR3 BLM Idaho State Office, Boise, ID4 USDA-NRCS Grazing Lands Technology Institute, Corvallis, OR A new standard for qualitative rangeland health assessments.
Poster # 104. Goslee, Sarah*,1, Tracy, Benjamin2, Sanderson, Matt1, 1 USDA-ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit, University Park, PA, USA2 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA Plant community structure of managed grasslands at a range of spatial scales.
Poster # 105. Imhoff, Marc1, Bounoua, Lahouari1, 2, Ricketts, Taylor3, 4, Loucks, Colby*,3, Harriss, Robert2, Lawrence, William5, 1 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD2 University of Maryland, College Park, MD3 World Wildlife Fund, Washington, DC4 Stanford University, Stanford, CA5 Bowie State University, Bowie, MD Global distribution of human NPP appropriation.
Poster # 106. Rodriguez, Susana*,1, Orjuela, Maria A.2, Galeano, Gloria2, 3, 1 The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, Usa2 Univesidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia3 Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Bogota, Colombia Demography and life history of Geonoma orbignyana: An understory palm used as foliage in Colombia.
Poster # 107. Moyer, Melissa*,1, McCown, James2, Eason, Thomas3, Oli, Madan1, 1 University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, U.S.A.2 Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Gainesville, FL, U.S.A.3 Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, FL, U.S.A. Home range dynamics of the Florida black bear in Ocala National Forest.
Poster # 108. Darnell, Traci*,1, Sieving, Kathryn1, 1 University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA Habitat permeability and corridor use by endemic south-temperate rainforest birds.
Poster # 109. Song, Bo*,1, Li, Harbin*,2, Full, William3, 1 Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science, P.O. Box 596 Clemson Unviersity, Georgetown, SC 29442-0596, USA2 Center for Forested Wetlands Research, USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station, Charleston, SC 29414, USA3 Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science, P.O. Box 596 Clemson Unviersity, Georgetown, SC 29442-0596, USA Effects of forest management on bird distribution and dynamics in the Hobcaw Barony of South Carolina.
Poster # 110. Bernhardt, Emily1, 3, Palmer, Margaret 1, 3, Allan, Dave2, 3, 1 Departments of Biology and Entomology, College Park, MD3 National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, CA2 School of Natural Resources, Ann Arbor, MI Improving the science of river restoration: the National River Restoration Science Synthesis.
Poster # 111. Pearlstine, Leonard*,1, Mazzotti, Frank1, DeAngelis, Donald2, 1 University of Florida, Ft Lauderdale, Florida2 United States Geological Survey, Miami, Florida Spatial decision support systems for Everglades restoration and management.
Poster # 113. Miao, ShiLi*,1, Goassman, Bryan1, 1 South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, FL Effects of water depth and quality on the growth of various oligotrophic-wetland plants.
Poster # 114. DeBiase, Adrienne*,1, Taylor, Barbara1, 1 Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Aiken, SC, USA Microcrustacean responses to hydrologic restoration of isolated wetland ponds.
Poster # 115. Moffett, J. Mincy*,1, Boyd, Robert2, Wooten, Michael 3, 1 Auburn University, Auburn, AL2 Auburn University, Auburn, AL3 Auburn University, Auburn, AL Post-hurricane dune restoration techniques on vegetation recovery at Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Alabama.
Poster # 116. Schmalzer, Paul *,1, Foster, Tammy1, 1 Dynamac Corporation, Kennedy Space Center, Florida Characteristics of long-unburned scrub on the Merritt Island/Cape Canaveral barrier island complex before restoration.
Poster # 117. Meador, Andrew1, Parysow, Pablo*,1, Moore, Margaret1, 1 Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ Reconstructing ponderosa pine presettlement forest structure in northern Arizona using permanent plots.
Poster # 118. Bartz, Traci1, DeChant, Timothy1, Shea, Kathleen*,1, 1 St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN Size and growth patterns of trees in a maple-basswood forest restoration after twelve years.
Poster # 119. Coffey, Kim*,1, Kirkman, Katherine*,1, 1 Jones Ecological Research Center, Newton, GA, USA Germination phenology of several important ground cover species from the endangered longleaf pine ecosystem.
Poster # 120. King, Elizabeth *,1, 1 Section of Evolution and Ecology, Davis, CA, U.S.A. Aloe secundiflora shrubs facilitate a native perennial grass in degraded Kenyan rangelands: Implications for restoration.
Poster # 121. Solomeshch, Ayzik1, 2, Barbour, Michael*,1, 1 University of California, Davis, CA, USA2 Institute of Biology Russian Academy of Science, Ufa, Russia Reconstruction of California native grasslands.
Poster # 122. Moyes, Andrew*,1, 2, Gamon, John1, 2, 1 California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA2 CEA-CREST, Los Angeles, CA Prescribed fire effects on a California annual grassland.
Poster # 123. Orr, Stuart*,1, Marr, Deborah 1, Schnabel, Andrew1, 1 Indiana University - South Bend, South Bend, IN A comparison of plant species diversity between restored tallgrass prairies and native prairie remnants.
Poster # 124. Karel, Irene*,1, Smith, Val1, Foster, Bryan1, Brothers, Amanda2, Ramspott, Matthew1, Price, Kevin 1, 1 University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA2 Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA Effects of experimental nutrient manipulations on a restored grassland community.
Poster # 125. Ortiz-Barney, Elena*,1, Stromberg, Juliet1, 1 Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ Heat tolerance of grass seeds in desert grasslands and their vulnerability to prescribed burning.
Poster # 126. Athy, Erin1, Keiffer, Carolyn2, 1 Miami University, Oxford, OH2 Miami University, Oxford, OH Effects of mulch on edaphic conditions and seedling survival on a closed Ohio landfill.
Poster # 127. D'sa, Jean*,1, Johnson, Kelly*,2, 1 Environmental Studies, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, U.S.A2 Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, U.S.A. Effects of acid mine contaminated sediments on Ctenodaphnia magna in laboratory bioassays.
Poster # 128. Pendleton, Rosemary1, Pendleton, Burton*,1, Johansen, Jeffrey2, St. Clair, Larry3, 1 Rocky Mountain Research Station, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA2 Department of Biology, University Heights, Ohio, USA3 Department of Integrative Biology, Provo, Utah, USA Soil microorganisms affect survival and growth of shrubs grown in competition with cheatgrass.
Poster # 129. Murphy, Kathryn*,1, O'Malley, Rachel1, 1 California State University - San Jose, San Jose, CA Pollination ecology of a self-compatible endangered annual plant: Chorizanthe robusta var. robusta.
Poster # 130. Smith, Marian*,1, Caswell, Hal2, Mettler, Paige3, 1 Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL2 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA3 Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL A stochastic model of the threatened plant Boltonia decurrens in a dynamic environment.
Poster # 133. Ruedas, Marcela1, Valverde, Teresa 1, 1 Lab. Especializado de Ecologia, Mexico, D.F., Mexico Distribution and abundance of three sympatric columnar cacti (Neobuxbaumia sp.) with different degrees of rarity.