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

COS 113 - Forest Habitats: Temperate

Friday, August 6, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
335, David L Lawrence Convention Center
8:00 AM
Snowshoe hare browse behavior in the Adirondacks: How availability, preference, and forest structure influence winter browse choices
Celia Evans, Paul Smiths College; Jorie Favreau, Paul Smith's College; Mara Moser, Paul Smith's College; Michael Brennan, Adirondack Park Agency Visitor Interpretive Center
8:20 AM
Snowshoe hare movement behavior in the Adirondacks:  The effects of available food and cover on home ranges and moves
Jorie Favreau, Paul Smith's College; Celia Evans, Paul Smiths College; Jessie Gardner, Paul Smith's College
8:40 AM
A survey of herbaceous plants and grasses of the Berry College Longleaf Management Area
J. Culberson, Berry College; M. L. Cipollini, Berry College; R. Armstrong, Berry College; T. Baldvins, Berry College; E. Lane, Berry College; K. Miller, Berry College; C. McDaniel, Berry College; C. Strippelhoff, Berry College
9:00 AM
Variability in land snail, salamander and plant communities along gradients in soil calcium and acidic deposition in the Adirondack Mountains, New York
Colin M. Beier, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of New York; Anne Woods, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry; James P. Gibbs, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry; Martin Dovciak, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Population dynamics of the ethnobotanical herb, black cohosh, Actaea racemosa L., in western Maryland
Sunshine L. Brosi, Frostburg State University; James A. Howell Howell, Allegany College of Maryland; Joseph R. Ferrari, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
10:10 AM
ESS allocation to foliage, wood, and fine roots in trees competing for light and nitrogen: An analytically-tractable, individual-based model and quantitative comparisons to data
Ray Dybzinski, Princeton University; Caroline E. Farrior, Princeton University; Adam Wolf, Princeton University; Peter B. Reich, University of Minnesota; Stephen W. Pacala, Princeton University
10:30 AM
Landscape-scale estimates of acorn production for five species of Southern Appalachian oaks
Anita K. Rose, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station; Katie Greenberg, USDA Forest Service; Todd M. Fearer, University of Arkansas
10:50 AM
Effects of watershed liming on a food web in an Adirondack forest
Timothy S. McCay, Colgate University; Matthew A. Neatrour, Colgate University; Catherine L. Cardelus, Colgate University; Matthew Zimmerman, Colgate University