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Ecology and Management of BirdsKathryn PurcellWednesday Feb 8 1:30 PM
Habitat assessment and monitoringJohn KeaneWednesday Feb 8 1:30 PM
Wildlife genetics: application and assessmentDr. Benjamin SacksWednesday Feb 8 1:30 PM
Wildlife Techniques and Technologies IJohn PerrineWednesday Feb 8 1:30 PM
Invasive Species: Impacts and SurveillanceDirk Van VurenWednesday Feb 8 3:35 PM
Ecology and Management of Mammals ICody McKeeWednesday Feb 8 3:35 PM
Wildlife Conservation on Private Lands (Partnering to Enhance Land Stewardship)Geoff GeupelThursday Feb 9 8:30 AM
Habitat modification and restorationDan BartonThursday Feb 9 8:30 AM
Inputs and Methods for Conservation Planning and Ways to Measure SuccessRachel MazurThursday Feb 9 8:30 AM
Invasive Species: Control and MonitoringRhys EvansThursday Feb 9 8:30 AM
Wildlife Techniques and Technologies IIDan BartonThursday Feb 9 10:35 AM
Ecology and Management of ShorebirdsRodney SiegelThursday Feb 9 10:35 AM
Predators: history and human interactionsBreanna Owens & Karin VardamanFriday Feb 10 8:30 AM
Ecology and Management of Mammals IIKelley StewartFriday Feb 10 8:30 AM
Renewable energy and wildlife managementRick WilliamsFriday Feb 10 8:30 AM
Ecology and Management of Amphibians and ReptilesLaura PattersonFriday Feb 10 8:30 AM
Perspectives on Canine Predators and LivestockBreanna Owens & Karin VardamanFriday Feb 10 10:35 AM
Quantitative approaches and modelingJames Sedinger Friday Feb 10 10:35 AM
Poster SessionCarlos Alvarado & Allison FullerThursday Feb 9 6:00 PM


Session: Ecology and Management of Birds

Chair: Kathryn Purcell, US Forest Service

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1Kesler, DylanCALIFORNIA SPOTTED OWL SPATIAL ECOLOGY ON THE PLUMAS NATIONAL FOREST.Feb 8 1:35 PM
2Van Gunst, KristinDETECTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF FLAMMULATED OWLS (PSILOSCOPS FLAMMEOLUS) IN NEVADA: INSIGHTS FROM A NEW PILOT SURVEY PROGRAM.Feb 8 1:55 PM
3Cockrell, LauraSUMMARY OF SURVEY RESULTS FOR THE YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO ON THE UPPER BUTTE BASIN WILDLIFE AREA.Feb 8 2:15 PM
4Ray, ChrisRECENT STABILITY OF RESIDENT AND MIGRATORY LANDBIRD POPULATIONS IN NATIONAL PARKS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.Feb 8 2:35 PM
5Davis, JeffA CENTURY OF AVIFAUNAL CHANGE IN THE FRESNO DISTRICT.Feb 8 2:55 PM

 

Session: Habitat assessment and monitoring

Chair: John Keane, US Forest Service

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1Grady, KathleenEVALUATION AND GUIDANCE FOR RIPARIAN RESTORATION IN COASTAL CALIFORNIA USING BIRDS AS INDICATORS OF RESTORATION SUCCESS.Feb 8 1:35 PM
2Jaster, LeviUSING SCAT SURVEYS TO ESTIMATE HABITAT USE BY FERAL HORSES AND CATTLE IN RELATION TO LANDSCAPE FEATURES IN SAGE-GROUSE HABITAT.Feb 8 1:55 PM
3White, Justin A VERSATILE METHOD OF MODELING URBAN DENSITY FOR ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH.Feb 8 2:15 PM
4Loffland, HelenBUMBLE BEE USE OF MONTANE CHAPARRAL AND RIPARIAN VEGETATION AFTER WILDFIRE IN THE CENTRAL SIERRA NEVADA.Feb 8 2:35 PM
5Brazeal, JenniferASSESSING DEER POPULATION RESPONSES TO A HIGH-SEVERITY WILDFIRE IN THE SIERRA NEVADA USING NON-INVASIVE GENETIC SAMPLING.Feb 8 2:55 PM
6Johnston, DaveARE POPULATIONS OF THE PALLID BAT (ANTROZOUS PALLIDUS) IN DECLINE?Feb 8 3:40 PM
7Facka, AaronWHAT WAS OLD IS NEW AGAIN: TESTING FISHER HABITAT MODELS WITH INDEPENDENT DATA. Feb 8 4:00 PM
8Early, Desiree HUMBOLDT MARTEN DENNING ECOLOGY IN A MANAGED FOREST LANDSCAPE. Feb 8 4:20 PM
9Linnell, MarkDOES LACK OF STRUCTURE LIMIT AN ARBOREAL SPECIES IN YOUNG FOREST?Feb 8 4:40 PM
10Barton, DanielLIVESTOCK GRAZING EFFECTS ON WESTERN TERRESTRIAL VERTEBRATES: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS.Feb 8 5:00 PM

 

Session: Wildlife genetics: application and assessment

Chair: Dr. Benjamin Sacks, UC Davis

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1Matocq, Marjorie PATTERNS OF GENETIC VARIATION IN POPULATIONS OF THE PYGMY RABBIT (BRACHYLAGUS IDAHOENSIS) IN CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA, USA. Feb 8 1:35 PM
2Leitner, PhilipGENETIC STRUCTURE ACROSS A CONTACT ZONE BETWEEN XEROSPERMOPHILUS GROUND SQUIRRELS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Feb 8 1:55 PM
3Buchalski, MichaelBIG DIFFERENCES OVER SMALL DISTANCES: GENETIC DATA OFFER LITTLE EVIDENCE OF HYBRIDIZATION AT THE CONTACT ZONE BETWEEN PENINSULAR AND DESERT BIGHORN SHEEPFeb 8 2:15 PM
4Bedwell, MalloryUSING ENVIRONMENTAL DNA TO INVESTIGATE THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE SIERRA NEVADA YELLOW-LEGGED FROG (RANA SIERRAE) IN THE PLUMAS NATIONAL FOREST. Feb 8 2:35 PM
5Richey, ChristineTHE USE OF ENVIRONMENTAL DNA IN EMERGENT AQUATIC PATHOGEN SURVEILLANCE IN POST-FIRE AREAS IN LAS PLUMAS NATIONAL FOREST, CA. Feb 8 2:55 PM

 

Session: Wildlife Techniques and Technologies I

Chair: John Perrine, Cal Poly SLO

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1Rhea-Fournier, DylanACOUSTIC BAT MONITORING OCCUPANCY MODEL IN GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK.Feb 8 1:35 PM
2Briones, KimACOUSTIC DETERRENCE: AN EFFECTIVE TOOL FOR BAT EXCLUSION AND IMPACT MINIMIZATION.Feb 8 1:55 PM
3Ayres, KatherineFUR AND FEATHERS: DETECTION DOGS ASSISTING AVIAN AND BAT FATALITY SURVEYS.Feb 8 2:15 PM
4Powers, RobynPILOT STUDY FOR USE OF SCENT-DETECTION DOGS TO SURVEY FOR THE CALIFORNIA TIGER SALAMANDER (AMBYSTOMA CALIFORNIENSE).Feb 8 2:35 PM
5Reyes, GabrielEFFECTS OF SEARCHER EFFICIENCY AND SURVEY COVERAGE ON THE PRECISION AND ACCURACY OF FATALITY ESTIMATES AND DETECTION OF RARE FATALITIES.Feb 8 2:55 PM
6Roe, JerryEFFICACY OF CAMERA TRAPS TO DETECT HERPETOFAUNA WITH EMPHASIS ON THE ALAMEDA WHIPSNAKE AND SAN FRANCISCO GARTER SNAKE.Feb 8 3:40 PM
7Snook, JoshAN ECONOMICAL METHOD OF INSTALLING NEST CAMERAS NEAR URBAN RED-TAILED HAWK (BUTEO JAMAICENSIS) NESTS.Feb 8 4:00 PM
8Read, TysonEARLYBIRD - A PLATFORM FOR NESTING BIRD DATA.Feb 8 4:20 PM
9Gritts, MitchellTELEMETR: A TOOL FOR MANAGING, VISUALIZING, AND ANALYZING ANIMAL MOVEMENT DATA.Feb 8 4:40 PM
10Brown, PatriciaNOCTURNAL AIRPLANE AND GROUND TELEMETRY EMPLOYED TO DETERMINE FORAGING RANGE AND HABITAT OF CALIFORNIA LEAF-NOSED AND TOWNSEND'S BIG-EARED BATSFeb 8 5:00 PM

 

Session: Invasive Species: Impacts and Surveillance

Chair: Dirk Van Vuren, UC Davis

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1Lee, ColinINVASIVE SPECIES, FIRE, AND DROUGHT: LEAST BELL'S VIREO AND RIPARIAN AREA MANAGEMENT AT MCB CAMP PENDLETON.Feb 8 3:40 PM
2Purcell, KathrynFORAGING BEHAVIOR OF EUROPEAN STARLINGS: IMPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATING THEIR IMPACT ON NATIVE SPECIES.Feb 8 4:00 PM
3Garcia, SamHYBRIDS - INVASIVE OR PROTECTED SPECIES?Feb 8 4:20 PM
4Amlin, AngelaAT-LARGE CATS AND TOXOPLASMOSIS: IMPACTS TO ENDANGERED HAWAIIAN MONK SEALS, REGULATORY CHALLENGES, AND COLLABORATIVE SOLUTIONS.Feb 8 4:40 PM
5Hacker, GregoryPLAGUE IN CALIFORNIA: A REVIEW OF THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE.Feb 8 5:00 PM

 

Session: Ecology and Management of Mammals I

Chair: Cody McKee, Nevada Fish and Wildlife

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1Wyatt, DavidDEN SITE CHARACTERISTICS FOR RINGTAILS (BASSARISCUS ASTUTUS) ON THE SUTTER BUTTES, SUTTER CO., CALIFORNIA.Feb 8 3:40 PM
2Blum, MarcusRESOURCE SELECTION ACROSS GESTATION IN DESERT BIGHORN SHEEP.Feb 8 4:00 PM
3Heffelfinger, LeviFACTORS INFLUENCING JUVENILE SURVIVAL OF MULE DEER IN AN ARID ENVIRONMENT.Feb 8 4:20 PM
4Jackson, NathanJUVENILE SURVIVAL OF MULE DEER IN THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON.Feb 8 4:40 PM
5Appel, CaraSEASONAL ECOLOGY OF THE NORTH AMERICAN PORCUPINE (ERETHIZON DORSATUM) IN A COASTAL DUNE ECOSYSTEM.Feb 8 5:00 PM

 

Session: Wildlife Conservation on Private Lands (Partnering to Enhance Land Stewardship)

Chair: Geoff Geupel, Point Blue Conservation Science

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1Suarez, Carlos NRCS PARTNERSHIPS IN CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA.Feb 9 8:35 AM
2Gilgert, WendellPOINT BLUE CONSERVATION SCIENCE'S RANGELAND WATERSHED INITIATIVE: REWATERING CALIFORNIA, ONE RANCH AT A TIME.Feb 9 8:55 AM
3Heater, ThadA NEW CONSERVATION PARADIGM - COOPERATIVE PARTNERSHIPS KEY THE SUCCESS OF SAGE GROUSE INITIATIVE CONSERVATION.Feb 9 9:15 AM
4Weintraub, KellyCULTIVATING A LAND ETHIC.Feb 9 9:35 AM
5Daley , CynthiaDATA INFORMED RANCH AND GRAZING MANAGEMENT.Feb 9 9:55 AM
6Abele, SusanPRIVATE LANDS CONSERVATION IN NEVADA: AN OVERVIEW AND A PERSPECTIVE FROM MAGGIE CREEK RANCH.Feb 9 10:40 AM
7Russell, Tiffany BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS AND WILDLIFE HABITAT: CONSERVATION STORIES FROM POINT BLUE PARTNER BIOLOGISTS IN CALIFORNIA.Feb 9 11:00 AM
8Eyestone, BonnieMANAGING RIPARIAN BIRDS ON AN ACTIVE CATTLE RANCH IN THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA FOOTHILLS. Feb 9 11:20 AM
9, PANEL DISCUSSIONFeb 9 11:40 AM

 

Session: Habitat modification and restoration

Chair: Dan Barton, Humboldt State University

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1Klementowski, KimFUEL MODIFICATION ZONES ON CONSERVATION LANDS.Feb 9 8:35 AM
2Holland, KellyCOLLABORATIVE HABITAT DESIGN AND ADAPTIVE MANAGEMENT TO STABILIZE AND INCREASE GIANT GARTER SNAKE POPULATIONS IN THE URBANIZED NATOMAS BASIN, SACRAMENTO, CA.Feb 9 8:55 AM
3Tertes, RachelTIDAL MARSH RESTORATION SUCCESS STORY: A CASE STUDY OF THE ISLAND PONDS.Feb 9 9:15 AM
4Reiter, MatthewAN AUTOMATED WATER RESOURCES TRACKING SYSTEM: NEAR REAL-TIME DECISION SUPPORT FOR WETLAND WATER MANAGERS FACING DROUGHT AND FLOOD.Feb 9 9:35 AM
5Souza-Cole, IanMANAGING THE DRAWDOWN OF WATER ON PRIVATE WETLANDS TO PROVIDE SHALLOW-WATER HABITAT FOR SHOREBIRDS DURING SPRING MIGRATION. Feb 9 9:55 AM

 

Session: Inputs and Methods for Conservation Planning and Ways to Measure Success

Chair: Rachel Mazur, National Park Service

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1Meade, DanTHE STATUS OF OVERWINTERING MONARCH BUTTERFLIES IN SANTA BARBARA COUNTY.Feb 9 8:35 AM
2Wyatt, DavidMAINTENANCE AND ESTABLISHMENT OF FIELD BIOLOGY PROGRAMS AT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES.Feb 9 8:55 AM
3Glas, ZoeAPPLYING WILDLIFE VALUE THEORY TO NON-CHARISMATIC SPECIES: MESOPREDATORS. Feb 9 9:15 AM
4Yang, Dou-ShuanSTRATEGIC CONSERVATION PLAN FOR THE CALIFORNIA RED-LEGGED FROG ON THE CENTRAL COAST OF CALIFORNIA.Feb 9 9:35 AM
5Leeman, LindaINTEGRATING TRADITIONAL ECOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE WITH CONTEMPORARY ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT TO DEVELOP A LAND MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR TASMAM KOJOM, PLUMAS COUNTY, CA.Feb 9 9:55 AM
6Jones, JamesMANAGEMENT OF EAST BAY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT LANDS UNDER THE USFWS SAFE HARBORED AGREEMENT.Feb 9 10:40 AM
7Simon, KathrynETHICALLY REPORTING DATA FOR RENEWABLE PROJECTS - WHERE WE ARE FALLING DOWN FLAT.Feb 9 11:00 AM
8Webb, G. KentSUBURBAN DEER MANAGEMENT: A STERILIZATION CASE STUDY. Feb 9 11:20 AM
9Anderson, IleeneCITIZEN ENFORCEMENT IS KEY ELEMENT TO SECURE ESA PROTECTION AND IMPLEMENT RECOVERY: CASE STUDY - SANTA ANA SUCKER FISH.Feb 9 11:40 AM

 

Session: Invasive Species: Control and Monitoring

Chair: Rhys Evans, Vandenberg Air Force Base

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1Sprague, Rachel
CURRENT STATUS AND PLANS FOR SEABIRD CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT ON THE ISLAND OF LANA'I
Feb 9 8:35 AM
2Demianew, JustinEFFECTS OF INVASIVE BROOK TROUT REMOVAL ON A HERPETOFAUNA COMMUNITY IN THE KLAMATH MOUNTAINS, USA. Feb 9 8:55 AM
3Cook Fletcher, Valerie EFFORTS TO ERADICATE INVASIVE WATER SNAKES IN CALIFORNIA.Feb 9 9:15 AM
4Kulpa, SarahINVASIVE SPECIES, WILDFIRE, AND THE NEED FOR NATIVE SEEDFeb 9 9:35 AM
5Williams, JasonAVOIDING FALSE NEGATIVES: MAXIMIZING SURVEY EFFORTS OF CAVERNICOLOUS BAT ROOSTS.Feb 9 9:55 AM

 

Session: Wildlife Techniques and Technologies II

Chair: Dan Barton, Humboldt State University

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1Wisinski, ColleenARTIFICIAL BURROW DESIGN AND PRODUCTIVITY OF WESTERN BURROWING OWLS IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY.Feb 9 10:40 AM
2Cossaboon, JenniferENDOCRINE DISRUPTING CHEMICALS IN CRITICALLY ENDANGERED CALIFORNIA CONDORS: ASSESSING FULL CONTAMINANT EXPOSURE FOLLOWING REINTRODUCTION TO COASTAL ENVIRONMENTS.Feb 9 11:00 AM
3Stake, MikeUSING SATELLITE GPS TRANSMITTERS TO STUDY CALIFORNIA CONDOR MOVEMENT PATTERNS AT WIND ENERGY DEVELOPMENT SITES IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA.Feb 9 11:20 AM
4Milburn Rodriguez, John CarlosROAD MORTALITY MITIGATION: THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ANIMEX FENCE VERSUS MESH FENCE.Feb 9 11:40 AM

 

Session: Ecology and Management of Shorebirds

Chair: Rodney Siegel, The Institute for Bird Populations

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1Papian, NoraAPPARENT SURVIVAL OF WESTERN SNOWY PLOVER (CHARADRIUS NIVOSUS NIVOSUS) DURING THE NONBREEDING SEASON IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.Feb 9 10:40 AM
2Gottesman, AaronSHOREBIRD NEST SITE HABITAT COMPOSITION: IMPLICATIONS FOR CLIMATE CHANGE.Feb 9 11:00 AM
3Dybala, KristenA BIOENERGETICS MODEL FOR SETTING SHOREBIRD CONSERVATION OBJECTIVES IN CALIFORNIA'S CENTRAL VALLEY.Feb 9 11:20 AM
4Kaisersatt, SamanthaHABITAT RESTORATION AND MANAGEMENT OF THE WESTERN SNOWY PLOVER ON VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, CALIFORNIAFeb 9 11:40 AM

 

Session: Predators: history and human interactions

Chair: Breanna Owens & Karin Vardaman, Point Blue Conservation Science, California Wolf Center

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1Cullens, LynnA DECADE OF RURAL HOME LIVESTOCK PROTECTION: PUMAS, PEOPLE, AND PENS.Feb 10 8:35 AM
2Mazur, RachelFINDING A FIX FOR HUMAN-BLACK BEAR CONFLICT: LESSONS FROM THE SIERRA.Feb 10 8:55 AM
3Powell, RogerACTIVITY AND MOVEMENTS OF HABITUATED AND SUPPLEMENTED WILD BLACK BEARS COMPARED TO NON-HABITUATED BEARS.Feb 10 9:15 AM
4Alvarez, JeffHISTORIC AND RECENT DISTRIBUTION OF GRAY WOLVES IN CALIFORNIA.Feb 10 9:35 AM
5Kinka, DanielHOW LIVESTOCK GUARD DOGS WORK.Feb 10 9:55 AM

 

Session: Ecology and Management of Mammals II

Chair: Kelley Stewart, University of Nevada, Reno

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1Akins, JocelynDISTRIBUTION MODELS, OCCUPANCY ESTIMATION, AND CONSERVATION STATUS OF THE CASCADE RED FOX IN SOUTHERN WASHINGTON. Feb 10 8:35 AM
2Preckler-Quisquater, SophieOCCUPANCY ESTIMATION AS A TOOL TO TEST AND REFINE A PREDICTIVE SPECIES DISTRIBUTION MODEL FOR THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY RED FOX (VULPES VULPES PATWIN).Feb 10 8:55 AM
3Green, DavidINVESTIGATING THE INTERACTIONS AMONG FISHER, GRAY FOX, AND RINGTAIL USING DYNAMIC OCCUPANCY MODELS.Feb 10 9:15 AM
4Green, RebeccaFISHER (PEKANIA PENNANTI) REPRODUCTIVE PARAMETERS IN THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA RELATIVE TO THE BROADER RANGE.Feb 10 9:35 AM
5Moriarty, KatieDISTRIBUTION TO DENSITY: UPDATES REGARDING COASTAL MARTEN AND FISHER IN OREGON AND WASHINGTON.Feb 10 9:55 AM
6Smith, KatherineDIET PREFERENCES OF THE SALT MARSH HARVEST MOUSE IN THE SUISUN MARSH.Feb 10 10:40 AM
7Beers, AidanDEVELOPING A PROTOCOL FOR LONG-TERM MONITORING AND HABITAT PROJECTIONS FOR A CLIMATE-SENSITIVE SENTINEL SPECIES, THE AMERICAN PIKA, TO TRACK ECOSYSTEM CHANGE.Feb 10 11:00 AM
8Davidson, AnaFECUNDITY LIMITS INITIAL SUCCESS OF REINTRODUCED GUNNISON'S PRAIRIE DOGS IN AN ARID GRASSLAND ECOSYSTEM.Feb 10 11:20 AM
9Fettke, KimBATS OF A FEATHER FLOCK TOGETHER? A DIFFERENT APPROACH FOR ANALYSIS UNDER CEQA OF PROJECT IMPACTS TO BAT SPECIES.Feb 10 11:40 AM
10Smith, KatrinaDESIGNING AN EFFECTIVE BAT MONITORING PROGRAM PRIOR TO THE INVASION OF WHITE-NOSE SYNDROME. Feb 10 12:00 PM

 

Session: Renewable energy and wildlife management

Chair: Rick Williams, P G & E

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1Anderson, Ileene UNANTICIPATED CONSEQUENCES: MONITORING FOR NEWLY EMERGING WILDLIFE IMPACTS.Feb 10 8:35 AM
2Dutcher, KirstenSPATIAL PATTERNS OF RELATEDNESS FOR THE MOJAVE DESERT TORTOISE (GOPHERUS AGASSIZII) IN A REDUCED AND FRAGMENTED HABITAT.Feb 10 8:55 AM
3Norton, BradEVOLVING REGULATIONS FROM MBTA TO BGEPA TO ESA.Feb 10 9:15 AM
4Brown, JessiCONTINENTAL-SCALE MOVEMENTS OF GOLDEN EAGLES IN WESTERN NORTH AMERICA.Feb 10 9:35 AM
5Johnston, DaveWILL LARGE SCALE SOLAR DEVELOPMENTS AFFECT INSECTIVOROUS BAT POPULATIONS?Feb 10 9:55 AM

 

Session: Ecology and Management of Amphibians and Reptiles

Chair: Laura Patterson, CA Dept of Fish and Wildlife

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1Barry, SeanWAS THE CALIFORNIA RED-LEGGED FROG EVER NATIVE TO THE CENTRAL VALLEY?Feb 10 8:35 AM
2Cook, DavidHABITAT VALUE OF CONSTRUCTED BREEDING POOLS FOR THE ENDANGERED CALIFORNIA TIGER SALAMANDER (AMBYSTOMA CALIFORNIENSE).Feb 10 8:55 AM
3Collins, TaraOBSERVATIONS ON HOW DROUGHT HAS AFFECTED CALIFORNIA TIGER SALAMANDER, VERNAL POOL FAIRY SHRIMP, AND VERNAL POOL TADPOLE SHRIMP WITHIN THREE CALIFORNIA MITIGATION BANKS.Feb 10 9:15 AM
4Robertson, TedTEMPORARY CAPTIVITY OF CALIFORNIA RED-LEGGED FROGS DURING A POND ENHANCEMENT IN AN ARID LANDSCAPEFeb 10 9:35 AM
5Westphal, MichaelRESTORING CALIFORNIA JOINTFIR (EPHEDRA CALIFORNICA) TO BUFFER CLIMATE CHANGE EFFECTS ON BLUNT-NOSED LEOPARD LIZARDS (GAMBELIA SILA) IN THE SAN JOAQUIN DESERT. Feb 10 9:55 AM
6Jones, JasonNATIVE OR NOT: A HISTORICAL REVIEW OF NEVADA'S ENIGMATIC WESTERN POND TURTLE.Feb 10 10:40 AM
7Enders, MarkHABITATS, HOME RANGES, AND DEMOGRAPHICS OF THE WESTERN POND TURTLE IN NEVADA'S CARSON RIVER.Feb 10 11:00 AM
8Walden, MargareteUNDERSTANDING THE HIBERNAL PHENOLOGY OF A POPULATION OF EASTERN BOX TURTLES (TERRAPENE C. CAROLINA).Feb 10 11:20 AM
9Lavin, BrianTHE NORTHERN ALLIGATOR LIZARD (ELGARIA COERULEA) AND THE CALIFORNIA BIODIVERSITY HOTSPOT.Feb 10 11:40 AM
10Howland, DustinISLAND DIVERSIFICATION OF (OOPHAGA PUMILIO) THE STRAWBERRY POISON DART FROG IN PANAMA.Feb 10 12:00 PM

 

Session: Perspectives on Canine Predators and Livestock

Chair: Breanna Owens & Karin Vardaman, Point Blue Conservation Science, California Wolf Center

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1Roland, TyanneEFFECTS OF WOLF PRESENCE ON CATTLE OPERATIONS IN THE NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAINS.Feb 10 10:40 AM
2Zaranek Anderson, HilaryNEW RANCH RANGE RIDING: REDEFINING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN LAND, WILDLIFE, LIVESTOCK AND HUMANS. Feb 10 11:00 AM
3Vardaman, KarinTHE WORKING CIRCLE COLLABORATIVE: AN INITIATIVE TO REDUCE WOLF DEPREDATION OF LIVESTOCK.Feb 10 11:20 AM
4, PANEL DISCUSSION - PART 1Feb 10 11:40 AM
5, PANEL DISCUSSION - PART 2Feb 10 12:00 PM

 

Session: Quantitative approaches and modeling

Chair: James Sedinger , University of Nevada, Reno

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1Berry, KristinMODELLING AN AGASSIZ'S DESERT TORTOISE POPULATION: A RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF A CATASTROPHIC DECLINE.Feb 10 10:40 AM
2McColl, ChrisTECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES FOR IMPROVED REGIONAL CONSERVATION DECISION SUPPORT.Feb 10 11:00 AM
3Riecke, ThomasUSING INTEGRATED POPULATION MODELS TO INFORM MANAGEMENT OF PACIFIC BLACK BRANT POPULATIONS ON THE YUKON-KUSKOKWIM RIVER DELTA.Feb 10 11:20 AM
4Sedinger, BenEXPLORING COMPENSATION IN DUCK MORTALITY: HOW DO DUCK POPULATIONS RESPOND TO HARVEST? Feb 10 11:40 AM
5Street, PhillipMINIMIZING MODEL AND DESIGN BASED SOURCES OF BIAS WHEN ESTIMATING JUVENILE SURVIVAL FROM COUNTS OF OFFSPRING WITH A MARKED PARENT.Feb 10 12:00 PM

 

Session: Poster Session

Chair: Carlos Alvarado & Allison Fuller, Ascent Environmental

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1Aliperti, JaclynDENSITY-DEPENDENT HABITAT SELECTION IN GOLDEN-MANTLED GROUND SQUIRRELS, CALLOSPERMOPHILUS LATERALIS.
2Allen, GarrettAN ONLINE BIBLIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH LIBRARY FOR PUMA CONCOLOR IN THE UNITED STATES.
3Alvarez, JeffRESPONSE OF FOOTHILL YELLOW-LEGGED FROGS TO BULLFROG REMOVAL IN A PERENNIAL POND.
4Barry, BrentPACIFIC FISHER (PEKANIA PENNANTI) DISTRIBUTION IN SOUTHWESTERN OREGON.
5Bishop, MeghanFOOD WEB LINKAGES DEMONSTRATE IMPORTANCE OF TERRESTRIAL PREY FOR THE THREATENED CALIFORNIA RED-LEGGED FROG.
6Blakemore, Gareth HAS CHEATGRASS (BROMUS TECTORUM) ALTERED THE THERMAL LANDSCAPE FOR LIZARDS IN THE GREAT BASIN?
7Bolas, EllieCONSERVATION OF THE ISLAND SPOTTED SKUNK.
8Calderon, CorrieDIET FREQUENCY OF RED-TAILED HAWK NESTLINGS RELATIVE TO URBAN DENSITY IN RENO, NEVADA.
9Collins, MeghanSOCIAL SURVEY INDICATES THAT RENO IS HAWK-FRIENDLY TERRITORY.
10Cowgill, MaeDISEASE DYNAMICS AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TO A FUNGAL PATHOGEN IN TWO CO-OCCURRING TERRESTRIAL SALAMANDER SPECIES.
11Crowell, MirandaTRAP SUCCESS AND INITIAL POPULATION ESTIMATES OF PYGMY RABBITS IN THE GREAT BASIN.
12Dilts, ThomasHABITAT SELECTION BY PYGMY RABBIT AT RANGEWIDE AND LANDSCAPE SPATIAL SCALES.
13Elrod, MeganASSESSING CALIFORNIA RIDGWAY'S RAIL RESPONSE TO ADAPTIVE TIDAL MARSH RESTORATION AND ENHANCEMENT.
14Elrod, MeganSAN FRANCISCO BAY TIDAL MARSH-DEPENDENT SPECIES RESPONSE TO HABITAT RESTORATION.
15Fertel, HannahGOING NATIVE - A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THREE BULLFROG CONTROL STRATEGIES.
16Fettke, KimBONUS POINTS: UNRECOGNIZED SUPPLEMENTAL BENEFITS OF MITIGATION AND CONSERVATION BANKS.
17Gamblin, Holly THE EFFECT OF HABITAT RESTORATION ON FERAL CAT ACTIVITY AT THE MA-LE'L DUNES IN HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CALIFORNIA.
18Gergeni, JamieRINGTAIL (BASSARISCUS ASTUTUS) FOOD HABITS IN THE SUTTER BUTTES, SUTTER CO., CALIFORNIA.
19Ghimire, Badri DOES DEER BROWSING AFFECT TAMALIA GALLING APHID POPULATIONS ON MANZANITA (ARCTOSTAPHYLOS SP.) HOST PLANTS?
20Gower, PeterFIRE AND INVASIVES ASSESSMENT TOOL (FIAT): A COLLABORATIVE, LANDSCAPE-LEVEL APPROACH TO ASSESSING THREATS TO GREATER SAGE-GROUSE HABITAT.
21Green, RebeccaCHARACTERISTICS OF TREES AND FORESTS ASSOCIATED WITH FISHER (PEKANIA PENNANTI) REPRODUCTION IN THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA.
22Groff, TierraBLOOD PARASITES IN PACIFIC NORTHWEST WOODPECKER COMMUNITY.
23Hardesty-Moore, MollyINVESTIGATING THE INFLUENCE OF GIANT CANE, ARUNDO DONAX, A MAJOR INVASIVE PLANT SPECIES ON SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S NATIVE MAMMALS.
24Harris, MichelleIMPACTS OF SEA LEVEL RISE ON MIGRATORY SHOREBIRD ABUNDANCE AND BEHAVIOR AT THE ARCATA MARSH.
25Henke, AndreaEVALUATING SATELLITE TRACKING GPS DATA TO ADDRESS RISK TO ENDANGERED CALIFORNIA CONDORS FROM POWERLINE INTERACTIONS.
26Herrick, TimothyA DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR THE TOIYABE SUBPOPULATION OF COLUMBIA SPOTTED FROG.
27Jacobs, DevinASSESSING VARIATION IN THERMAL AVIAN MICROHABITAT ACROSS A SONORAN DESERT REGION.
28Jeffress, MackenzieIT'S CHILLY OUT HERE: AN OVERVIEW OF THE NEVADA WINTER RAPTOR SURVEY.
29Jehle, GretchenSPECIES OF CONSERVATION CONCERN: A NEW CONCEPT FOR MANAGING AT-RISK SPECIES ON NATIONAL FOREST SYSTEM LANDS UNDER THE 2012 PLANNING RULE.
30Kalinowski, RyanNORTHERN GOSHAWKS IN THE POST-RIM FIRE LANDSCAPE.
31Klingonsmith, RhiannonTIDAL RESTORATION: ALL FOR ONE OR ONE FOR ALL; AN ERA OF ADAPTIVE MANAGEMENT.
32Lamphear, ChristinePROXIMITY TO ROADS AS AN INDICATOR OF RED-TAILED HAWK (BUTEO JAMAICENSIS) NESTING SUCCESS IN RENO, NEVADA.
33Larrucea, EvelinePATTERNS OF GENETIC VARIATION IN POPULATIONS OF THE PYGMY RABBIT (BRACHYLAGUS IDAHOENSIS) IN CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA, USA.
34Linnell, MarkPOPULATION SIZE ESTIMATED USING TERRITORIAL SPACING, A CASE STUDY OF PACIFIC MARTENS IN THE COASTAL DUNES OF OREGON.
35Linnell, MarkFOREST LOSS AND DISTURBANCE LIMIT DISTRIBUTION OF RED TREE VOLES IN NORTHERN OREGON.
36Lona, IreneLANDING RATE OF THE WALNUT TWIG BEETLE, PITYOPHTHORUS JUGLANDIS, ON TWO WESTERN NORTH AMERICAN WALNUT SPECIES, JUGLANS CALIFORNICA AND J. MAJOR.
37Lounsberry, ZacharyGENOTYPING-BY-SEQUENCING HELPS IMPROVE DETECTION OF HYBRIDIZATION BETWEEN DOMESTIC DOGS AND WILD CANIS.
38Macedo , Adrian MacedoEVALUATING THE EFFECT OF TIME OF DAY ON SINGING BEHAVIOR IN ANNA'S HUMMINGBIRDS.
39Mann, VictoriaTHE CHARACTERISTICS OF APOSEMATISM AND NOXIOUS SPRAY IN THE STRIPED SKUNK (MEPHITIS MEPHITIS).
40Martin, MarieEVALUATING THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ON PACIFIC MARTEN MOVEMENT AND REST SITE USE.
41Meisman, ElizabethOSPREY NEST SITE SELECTION.
42Merrell, JerrodMIGRATION CHOICES AND THE IMPACT OF SURVIVAL IN THE PACIFIC MULE DEER HERD.
43Miles, DanielleMEASURING THE REGIONAL IMPACTS OF PINYON AND JUNIPER REMOVAL ON INSECT, BAT, AND REPTILE COMMUNITIES.
44Moore, TrevorACOUSTIC MONITORING OF BAT DIVERSITY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.
45Nielsen, DannyAT THE EDGE: ECOLOGICAL AND GENETIC INTERACTIONS AT SPECIES RANGE LIMITS.
46Odell, MelissaA LOCAL PARTNERSHIP FOR WESTERN POND TURTLE (EMYS MARMORATA) REINTRODUCTION TO YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK AFTER A HALF-CENTURY ABSENCE.
47Odell, MelissaADAPTING WITH A CHANGING CLIMATE: PLUG AND POND MEADOW RESTORATION IN MARIPOSA COUNTY, CA - STATUS AND PRELIMINARY MONITORING RESULTS.
48Orloff, SueWILDLIFE PRESERVATION THROUGH SCIENCE - BIOLOGISTS WITHOUT BORDERS.
49Quinn, Cate DISTRIBUTION AND CONNECTIVITY OF SIERRA NEVADA RED FOX IN THE OREGON CASCADES.
50Richardson, T. WillSTATUS AND DISTRIBUTION OF MONTANE LEPORIDS IN THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN, WITH EMPHASIS ON THE WHITE-TAILED JACKRABBIT (LEPUS TOWNSENDII).
51Riensche, DavidSALT MARSH HARVEST MICE (REITHRODONTOMYS RAVIVENTRIS) DISTRIBUTION, ABUNDANCE, AND POPULATION TRENDS IN THE EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK.
52Riensche, DavidFACTORS INFLUENCING THE ABUNDANCE OF WINTERING WESTERN SNOWY PLOVERS AT CROWN BEACH STATE MEMORIAL PARK.
53Roach, DarrenCLASSIFYING QUALITY OF DOWNTOWN VACANT LOTS IN RENO, NEVADA FOR URBAN GREENSPACE USING SKY VIEW FACTOR.
54Roddy, CaitlinMOIST SOIL SEED PRODUCTION IN UNUSUAL PLACES: EVALUATING THE CONTRIBUTION OF TIDAL WETLANDS TO WATERFOWL HABITAT.
55Sadoti, GiancarloTESTING THE ASSUMPTION OF CONSTANT DETECTION COVARIATE EFFECTS ACROSS MULTIPLE SURVEY METHODS: AN EXAMPLE USING AVIAN POINT COUNTS.
56Saracco, JamesLINKING VITAL RATES OF LANDBIRDS ON A TROPICAL ISLAND TO RAINFALL AND VEGETATION GREENNESS.
57Sawyer, CandiceBROOD PARASITISM IN ANAS PLATYRHYCHOS IN AGRICULTURAL NESTING SITES.
58Schurkman, JacobTHE EFFECT OF HELIANTHELLA QUINQUENERVIS EXTRA FLORAL NECTARIES ON ANT ABUNDANCE AND COMMUNITY STRUCTURE.
59Shake, CoreyUSING FOCAL BIRD MONITORING TO ADAPTIVELY MANAGE OAK WOODLANDS ON PRIVATE RANGELANDS IN CALIFORNIA.
60Shoemaker, KevinMODELING GENETIC ADAPTATION TO SYLVATIC PLAGUE IN BLACK-TAILED PRAIRIE DOG METAPOPULATIONS.
61Siegel, RodneyAGE STRUCTURE OF BLACK-BACKED WOODPECKER POPULATIONS IN BURNED FORESTS.
62Smith, TrinityTHE TAMING OF THE SHREW: PRELIMINARY RESULTS FROM TESTING A SHREW LIVE TRAPPING PROTOCOL.
63Sousa, BridgetTHE INCREDIBLY ADAPTABLE URBAN JUNCO: DARK-EYED JUNCO NESTING ACTIVITY WITHIN ACTIVE CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN SILICON VALLEY.
64Standley, BillWILDLIFE RESOURCES OF THE CALIFORNIA COASTAL NATIONAL MONUMENT.
65Tierney, KatieHABITAT MANAGEMENT THROUGH INVASIVE SPECIES CONTROL.
66Toscani Field, JasperCHARACTERIZATION OF PATHOGENICITY GENES IN A PIGEON BLOOD PARASITE.
67Treiterer, BeatrixSEVENTEEN YEARS OF CONSTANT EFFORT MIST NETTING AT THE STONE LAKES NWR - A LOOK AT DIVERSITY AND ABUNDANCE IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT.
68Tweedy, PatrickDO PACIFIC MARTENS USE DIFFERENT REST STRUCTURES BASED ON SEASONAL ACTIVITY PATTERNS?
69Vang, ChristopherDISTRIBUTION OF THE WESTERN BLACK-HEADED SNAKE IN CALIFORNIA.
70White, JustinMODELING NIGHTTIME LIGHT EMITTANCE COMPARED TO URBAN DENSITY CHARACTERISTICS.