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

COS 51 - Conservation Ecology & Ecosystem Management

Wednesday, August 4, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
335, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Jason Nelson
8:40 AM
An adaptive approach to invasive plant management on Fish and Wildlife Service-owned native prairies in the northern Great Plains:  Decision support under uncertainty
Jill J. Gannon, USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center; Clinton T. Moore, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center; Terry L. Shaffer, USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
9:00 AM
Fire history, fire regimes, and climate change – integrating information for management and planning
William T. Sommers, George Mason University; Susan G. Conard, George Mason University; Stanley G. Coloff, George Mason University; Josh McDaniel, Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center
9:40 AM
10:10 AM
Distribution of reproductive potential across stages determines extinction risk in a stochastic world
Benjamin G. Van Allen, Rice University; Chris M. Asquith, Virginia Commonwealth University; Volker H.W. Rudolf, Rice University
10:30 AM
Experimental manipulation of biotic and abiotic factors to determine their implications for conservation of an endangered endemic orchid (Spiranthes parksii)
Carissa Wonkka, University of Nebraska; William E. Rogers, Texas A&M University; Sarah J. Haller, Archbold Biological Station; Fred E. Smeins, Texas A&M University; J. Ryan Hammons, Texas A&M University
10:50 AM
Small mammal population implications for wetland conservation and restoration dynamics
Alicia N. Shenko, Rutgers University; Rebecca C. Jordan, Rutgers University; Walter F. Bien, Drexel University
11:10 AM
Conflicts between biodiversity representation and persistence in spatial networks
Evan P. Economo, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University