Oral Session 50: Reptiles and Amphibians III: Management; Amphibians, Lizards, Snakes, and Turtles.
Presiding: J Duda
Tuesday, August 3, 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM, Meeting Room D 136.
1:30 PM Brodman, Bob*,1, 1 Saint Joseph's College, Rensselaer, IN Amphibian biodiversity recovery in a large-scale ecosystem restoration.
1:50 PM Sadinski, Walt*,1, Bourassa, Samuel2, Roth, Mark1, 1 U. S. Geological Survey, La Crosse, WI2 University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, La Crosse, WI Challenges to studying populations across large altered landscapes: An example from the Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative.
2:10 PM Govindarajulu, Purnima*,1, Altwegg, Res1, Anholt, Brad1, 1 Biology Department, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Using population sensitivity analysis to assess effectiveness of control measures for the invasive American bullfrog.
2:30 PM Aresco, Matthew*,1, 1 Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL The effect of sex-specific terrestrial movements and roads on the sex ratio of freshwater turtles.
2:50 PM Blaustein, Andrew 1, Kats, Lee2, 1 Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA2 Pepperdine University, Malibu, California, USA To seek or not to seek sunlight? That is the question.
3:10 PM Break.
3:20 PM Garcia, Tiffany*,1, Blaustein, Andrew1, 1 Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR Larval amphibian response to conflicting selection pressures: Avoiding predators and UV radiation damage with mediating behaviors.
3:40 PM Griffis-Kyle, Kerry*,1, 1 Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA Field nitrogen manipulations effect amphibian hatching and survival.
4:00 PM Gregory, Patrick*,1, Isaac, Leigh Anne1, Griffiths, Richard2, 1 University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada2 University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom Playing dead, playing for time, or just playing around? Responses of grass snakes (Natrix natrix) to capture by human predators.
4:20 PM Newbold, Scott*,1, MacMahon, James1, 1 Utah State University, Logan, UT Factors affecting habitat associations: the influence of cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) on horned lizards (Phrynosoma platyrhinos).
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