95th ESA Annual Meeting (August 1 -- 6, 2010)

COS 25 - Invasion: Community Effects

Tuesday, August 3, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
409, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Margherita Gioria
8:00 AM
Avian activity and nesting success in Phragmites dominated wetlands
Mark Lazaran Jr., California University of Pennsylvania; Robert S. Whyte, California University of Pennsylvania; Carol I. Bocetti, California University of Pennsylvania
8:20 AM
Long-term changes in species composition in heavily invaded plant communities
Matthew J. Heard, Belmont University; Dov F. Sax, Brown University; John Bruno, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
9:00 AM
Variable consumer responses to invasion by Microstegium vimineum: The role of indirect effects
Jayna L. DeVore, The University of Sydney; John C. Maerz, University of Georgia
9:20 AM
Mechanisms and reversibility of effects of hybrid cattail on native wetlands
Emily C. Farrer, UC Berkeley; Deborah Goldberg, University of Michigan
9:40 AM
10:30 AM
Removal of the exotic forb, Galium verum, from grassland communities: The role of native biodiversity in invasions and community recovery
Robert W. Heckman, University of North Carolina; MariAnn N. Slater, University of Virginia; Carwayna McColley, University of Virginia; David E. Carr, University of Virginia