Symposium 12: Bridging the divide: Bringing theory into practice in forest biodiversity conservation
Organized by: LA Schulte, R Mitchell , ML Hunter, J Franklin, RK McIntyre, and B Palik
Wednesday, August 10, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 517 C, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Schulte, Lisa*,1, Mitchell, Robert2, Hunter, Malcolm 3, Franklin, Jerry 4, McIntyre, Kevin2, Palik, Brian5, 1 Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Ames, IA, USA2 Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center at Ichauway, Newton, GA, USA3 Department of Wildlife Ecology, Orono, ME, USA4 College of Forest Resources, Seattle, WA, USA5 USDA Forest Service North Central Research Station, Grand Rapids, MN, USA, Theories, tests, applications: How do we get from here to there?
8:25 AM: Debinski, Diane*,1, Su, Jeff2, 1 Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA2 Gould league, Melbourne, Australia, Beyond species richness: Community similarity for coarse-filter conservation.
8:50 AM: Carey, Andrew*,1, 1 Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Olympia, WA, USA, Strategies for the matrix: Experimental tests in the Pacific Northwest.
9:15 AM: Schmiegelow, Fiona*,1, Cumming, Steven2, 1 University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada2 Boreal Ecosystems Research, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Conservation in dynamic landscapes: Perspectives from Canadian boreal forests.
9:40 AM: , BREAK.
9:50 AM: Ferraz, Gonçalo*,1, 1 Projeto Dinâmica Biológica de Fragmentos Florestais, Manaus, AM, Brasil, Bird species loss in Amazon forest fragments: Implications for conservation practice.
10:15 AM: Groves, Craig *,1, Vickery, Barbara 1, 1 Wildlife Conservation Society, Bozeman, MT, Utility of conservation theory: A practitioner perspective.
10:40 AM: Franklin, Jerry1, 1 University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Next steps: An overview of the past and proposals regarding the future in application of theory to forest conservation.
11:05 AM: , DISCUSSION.
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