Contributed Paper Abstracts, 2014 Annual Conference


Session Name
Start Time
Energy Expansion and Conservation in Nevada and California DesertsWeds. 1:00 p.m.
Ecology and Conservation of MustelidsWeds. 1:00 p.m.
Ecology and Conservation of RaptorsWeds. 1:00 p.m.
Island Biogeography and Mainland ApplicationsWeds. 1:00 p.m.
Applications of Citizen ScienceThurs. 1:00 p.m.
Ecology and Conservation of MammalsThurs. 1:00 p.m.
Ecology and Conservation of BirdsThurs. 1:00 p.m.
Web and GIS Technologies for Wildlife Science and ConservationThurs. 1:00 p.m.
Anticipating and Responding to Urban Growth and Climate ChangeThurs. 3:10 p.m.
Wildlife Diseases and PathologyFri. 8:00 a.m.
Game ManagementFri. 8:00 a.m.
Ecology and Conservation of Amphibians and ReptilesFri. 8:00 a.m.
Wildlife Technologies (non-GIS)Fri. 8:00 a.m.
Human Dimensions in WildlifeFri. 10:10 a.m.
Poster SessionWeds. 6:30 p.m.
Plenary Session


Weds. 1:00 p.m.: Energy Expansion and Conservation in Nevada and California Deserts

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1Johnston, Dave BAT MONITORING AT A LARGE SCALE SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY FACILITYWednesday 1:05 PM
2Katzner, ToddYEAR-ROUND HOME RANGE OF MOJAVE GOLDEN EAGLES: INTERPRETING THE SCALE OF THREAT FROM RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENTWednesday 1:25 PM
3Powers, RobynPROTECTING THE SAN JOAQUIN KIT FOX ON THE CALIFORNIA VALLEY SOLAR RANCHWednesday 1:45 PM
4Dickson, BrettPROCESS- AND SCALE-BASED DETERMINANTS OF SURVIVAL FOR TRANSLOCATED MOJAVE DESERT TORTOISES IN THE IVANPAH VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: APPROACHES AND OBJECTIVESWednesday 2:05 PM
5Farnsworth, MatthewDIFFERENTIAL SPACE USE PATTERNS BY TRANSLOCATED, CONTROL, AND RESIDENT MOJAVE DESERT TORTOISE (GOPHERUS AGASSIZII) IN THE IVANPAH VALLEY, CA, USAWednesday 2:25 PM
6Katzner, ToddORIGINS OF EAGLES KILLED AT THE ALTAMONT PASS WIND RESOURCE AREAWednesday 3:15 PM
7Matocq, MarjorieHISTORIC AND ONGOING PROCESSES CONTRIBUTING TO GENETIC DIVERSITY AND DIVERGENCE IN THE MOHAVE GROUND SQUIRREL (XEROSPERMOPHILUS MOHAVENSIS)Wednesday 3:35 PM
8Neher, LeeFUZZY LOGIC MODELING OF GOLDEN EAGLE FLIGHT BEHAVIOR FOR SITING WIND TURBINES TO MINIMIZE COLLISION HAZARDWednesday 3:55 PM
9Dilts, ThomasLANDSCAPE CONNECTIVITY OF THE MOHAVE GROUND SQUIRREL: A MULTI-SCALE FRAMEWORK FOR CONSERVATION PRIORITIZATIONWednesday 4:15 PM
10Dashiell, StephanieCONSERVATION PRIORITY SETTING IN THE CALIFORNIA DESERTWednesday 4:35 PM
11Campbell, VickiDESERT RENEWABLE ENERGY CONSERVATION PLAN UPDATEWednesday 4:55 PM

 

Weds. 1:00 p.m.: Ecology and Conservation of Mustelids

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1Slauson, KeithSEASON AND SEX-SPECIFIC EFFECTS OF SKI RESORTS ON PACIFIC MARTENS IN THE LAKE TAHOE REGIONWednesday 1:05 PM
2Thompson, CraigIMPACTS OF ILLEGAL MARIJUANA GROWS ON FISHER RESEARCH IN THE SIERRA NEVADASWednesday 1:25 PM
3Higley, MarkIT’S JUST A PLANT: FISHERS, MARIJUANA AND THE BROADER ECOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONSWednesday 1:45 PM
4Sweitzer, RickMORTAL RISK OF ROADS ON SURVIVAL OF A RARE SPECIES, A CASE STUDY OF FISHERS (PEKANIA PENNANTI) IN THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA, CALIFORNIAWednesday 2:05 PM
5Sweitzer, RickSURVIVAL, CAUSES OF MORTALITY, AND AN EVALUATION OF THE CURRENT STATUS OF THE FISHER POPULATION IN THE SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST, CALIFORNIAWednesday 2:25 PM
6Green, RebeccaREPRODUCTIVE PARAMETERS ASSOCIATED WITH FISHER (PEKANIA PENNANTI) IN THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADAWednesday 3:15 PM
7Tucker, JodyTHE EFFECT OF SEX-BIASED DISPERSAL AND LANDSCAPE HETEROGENEITY ON FISHER GENE FLOWWednesday 3:35 PM
8Zielinski, WilliamAN ASSESSMENT OF FISHER (PEKANIA PENNANTI) TOLERANCE TO FOREST MANAGEMENT INTENSITY ON THE LANDSCAPE Wednesday 3:55 PM
9Furnas, BrettMONITORING PACIFIC FISHER (PEKANIA PENNANTI PACIFICA) AND OTHER MAMMALS AT THE REGIONAL SCALE USING CAMERA TRAPS AND OCCUPANCY MODELINGWednesday 4:15 PM

 

Weds. 1:00 p.m.: Ecology and Conservation of Raptors

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1Byrnes, RyanASSESSING BIOACOUSTIC TECHNIQUES FOR INVENTORY AND MONITORING OF FOREST OWLS IN THE CENTRAL SIERRA NEVADA, CALIFORNIAWednesday 1:05 PM
2Croteau, JoeRANGE EXTENSION AND HABITAT USE OF GREAT GRAY OWL IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIAWednesday 1:25 PM
3Wu, JoannaCONSERVATION AND NESTING HABITAT ASSESSMENT OF THE GREAT GRAY OWL IN CALIFORNIAWednesday 1:45 PM
4Eyes, StephanieTHE EFFECTS OF FIRE SEVERITY ON CALIFORNIA SPOTTED OWL HABITAT USE PATTERNSWednesday 2:05 PM
5Diller, LowellTHE FEASIBILITY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF LETHAL REMOVAL OF BARRED OWLS FROM AREAS WITHIN THE RANGE OF THE NORTHERN SPOTTED OWL Wednesday 2:25 PM
6Early, DesireeSITE SPECIFIC AND DEMOGRAPHIC RESPONSE OF NORTHERN SPOTTED OWL (STRIX OCCIDENTALIS CAURINA) TO EXPERIMENTAL BARRED OWL (STRIX VARIA) REMOVAL Wednesday 3:15 PM
7Gallagher, ClaireSPOTTED OWL HOME RANGE AND FORAGING PATTERNS FOLLOWING FUELS TREATMENTS IN THE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA, CALIFORNIAWednesday 3:35 PM
8Smith, JeffINITIAL RESPONSES OF RAPTORS AND OTHER BIRDS TO DEVELOPMENT OF A UTILITY-SCALE PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR FACILITY IN CALIFORNIAWednesday 3:55 PM
9Bloom, PeterVAGRANT WESTERN RED-SHOULDERED HAWKS: ORIGINS, NATAL DISPERSAL PATTERNS, AND SURVIVALWednesday 4:15 PM
10Bloom, PeterNATAL DISPERSAL OF RED-TAILED AND RED-SHOULDERED HAWS BANDED IN SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA: A 40 YEAR STUDYWednesday 4:55 PM

 

Weds. 1:00 p.m.: Island Biogeography and Mainland Applications

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1Beever, ErikBIOGEOGRAPHY\'S EFFECTS ON MONTANE SPECIALISTS CAN BE SWAMPED BY CLIMATE: PATTERNS OF OCCUPANCY AND ABUNDANCE IN AMERICAN PIKASWednesday 1:05 PM
2Berry, KristinMANAGEMENT HISTORIES AND STRATEGIES AFFECT STATUS OF AGASSIZ’S DESERT TORTOISE POPULATIONSWednesday 1:25 PM
3Cypher, BrianDEMOGRAPHY AND ECOLOGY OF ENDANGERED SAN JOAQUIN KIT FOXES IN SATELLITE POPULATION AREASWednesday 1:45 PM
4Griffiths, JessicaFLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY: MONARCH MOVEMENT BETWEEN COASTAL CALIFORNIA OVERWINTERING SITESWednesday 2:05 PM
5Haak, AmyISLANDS OF WATER: THOUGHTS ON ISOLATION AND RECONNECTION IN AQUATIC SYSTEMSWednesday 2:25 PM
6Keehn, JadeEVOLUTION ON A DESERT ISLAND: BODY SIZE DIVERGENCE BETWEEN THE REPTILES OF NEVADA\'S ANAHO ISLAND AND THE MAINLAND AROUND PYRAMID LAKEWednesday 3:15 PM
7Alminas, OnaPHYLOGEOGRAPHIC INFERENCE OF INSULAR MULE DEER DIVERGENCE IN THE DESERT SOUTHWEST REGION OF MEXICOWednesday 3:35 PM
8Malaney, JasonTRANSLOCATED TO THE FRINGE: GENETIC AND NICHE VARIATION IN BIGHORN SHEEP OF THE GREAT BASIN AND NORTHERN MOJAVE DESERTSWednesday 3:55 PM
9Hess, StevenCONVERSION OF HAWAI‘I’S NATIVE TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS TO NOVEL GRAZING SYSTEMS: HOW ISLAND ECOSYSTEMS UNRAVELWednesday 4:15 PM
10Hamm, KeithTWENTY YEARS OF SCIENCE AND IMPLEMENTATION PROVIDE THE FOUNDATION FOR A SECOND GENERATION HABITAT CONSERVATION PLANWednesday 4:35 PM

 

Thurs. 1:00 p.m.: Applications of Citizen Science

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1Prather, PhoebeUTILIZING CITIZEN SCIENTISTS IN THE MONITORING OF A 270,000 ACRE PRIVATELY OWNED CATTLE RANCHThursday 1:05 PM
2Riensche, David“CITIZEN SCIENTISTS – ANSWERING THE CALL OF THE WILD”Thursday 1:25 PM
3Brown, JessiTRUMP-CARD: TRUCKEE MEADOWS PROJECT ON CARDUELINE AVIAN RESOURCE DISTRIBUTIONThursday 1:45 PM
4Nicolai, ChrisTHE FALLON WOOD DUCK PROJECT: ADDRESSING ANTHROPOMORPHIC TAKE WITH SCIENCE AND OUTREACH Thursday 2:05 PM
5Howar, JulieUSING CITIZEN SCIENCE TO MONITOR SEABIRD POPULATION SIZE, ROOST UTILIZATION, AND RATES OF HUMAN-CAUSED DISTURBANCE IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIAThursday 2:25 PM
6Fish, Allen LINEAR TRENDS AND ACCIPITER MISIDENTIFICATION RATES IN RAPTOR MIGRATION COUNTS – A CITIZEN SCIENCE APPROACHThursday 3:15 PM
7Bell, Douglas USING CITIZEN SCIENCE DATASETS TO ASSESS PREDICTIONS OF POPULATION VIABILITY ANALYSIS OF PEREGRINE FALCONS IN CALIFORNIAThursday 3:35 PM
8Jones, JasonSNAKE CONSERVATION AND CITIZEN SCIENTISTSThursday 3:55 PM
9, TbdJOYS AND CHALLENGES OF DEER COLLARING AT FEATHER RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGEThursday 4:15 PM

 

Thurs. 1:00 p.m.: Ecology and Conservation of Mammals

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1Converse, KarenGENETIC MATING SYSTEM, INTERNAL RELATEDNESS, AND TERRITORY INHERITANCE IN THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY RED FOXThursday 1:05 PM
2Quinn, CateTHREE YEARS OF NONINVASIVE RESEARCH ON THE SONORA PASS SIERRA NEVADA RED FOX POPULATIONThursday 1:25 PM
3Moriarty, KatieWHEN IS A BARRIER A BARRIER? INCENTIVE, SEASON, AND FOREST STRUCTURE INFLUENCE MOVEMENT THRESHOLDS.Thursday 1:45 PM
4Gress, Carol EXAMINING MESOCARNIVORE DISTRIBUTION ON A MANAGED LANDSCAPE IN COASTAL NORTHERN CALIFORNIAThursday 2:05 PM
5Gruenstein, ElizabethTHE IMPACTS OF INTRODUCED TROUT ON BAT ACTIVITY AT LAKES IN THE SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS, CALIFORNIA Thursday 2:25 PM
6Sherwin, RickEFFICACY OF BAT GATES FOR MAINTAINING SUBTERRANEAN ROOSTING HABITAT FOR USE BY BATSThursday 3:15 PM
7Duncan, CalvinROMANCE WITHOUT RESPONSIBILITIES: THE USE OF THE IMMUNOCONTRACEPTIVE VACCINE PORCINE ZONA PELLUCIDA TO MANAGE FREE-RANGING BISON ON CATALINA ISLAND, CALIFORNIAThursday 3:35 PM
8Boan, BrianneCONSEQUENCES OF MOTHERHOOD: IMPACT ON CORTISOL AND IMMUNE FUNCTIONThursday 3:55 PM

 

Thurs. 1:00 p.m.: Ecology and Conservation of Birds

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1Ball, ReginaNEST SITE SELECTION AND CLUTCH PREDATION OF THE WESTERN SNOWY PLOVER (CHARADRIUS NIVOSUS NIVOSUS) AT VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE.Thursday 1:05 PM
2Brinkman, MatthewEVALUATING TASTE AVERSION AS A MANAGEMENT TOOL TO REDUCE NEST PREDATION OF BEACH-NESTING BIRDSThursday 1:25 PM
3Arsenault, DavidWATER LEVELS AND NESTING AECHMOPHORUS GREBES ON FOUR LAKES IN NORTHEASTERN CALIFORNIAThursday 1:45 PM
4Leach, AlanDOES REPRODUCTIVE EFFORT INFLUENCE FUTURE FECUNDITY AND TIMING OF NESTING IN BLACK BRANT?Thursday 2:05 PM
5Raquel, AmeliaEDGE EFFECTS ON WATERFOWL NEST SURVIVAL: AN ANALYSIS AT THREE SPATIAL SCALESThursday 2:25 PM
6Hall, Laurie UNDER COVER: NICHE OVERLAP IN SECRETIVE RAILSThursday 3:15 PM
7Sedinger, BenjaminNEST BOX OCCUPATION AS A MEASURE OF HETEROGENEITY IN WOOD DUCKSThursday 3:35 PM
8Jaster, LeviGREATER SAGE-GROUSE NESTING SUCCESS ON THREE SITES WITH DIFFERENT LEVELS OF GRAZING BY FERAL HORSES AND LIVESTOCKThursday 3:55 PM
9Sadoti, GiancarloACCOUNTING FOR MULTIPLE SOURCES OF HETEROGENEITY IN MODELING THE LONG-TERM DECLINE OF A LESSER PRAIRIE-CHICKEN POPULATION Thursday 4:15 PM
10Sousa, BridgetSEXUAL SELECTION IN DICKCISSELS VARIES WITH TIME ACROSS MANAGED HABITATSThursday 4:35 PM
11Mccreedy, ChrisDROUGHT-CAUSED DELAY IN NESTING OF SONORAN DESERT BIRDS AND ITS FACILITATION OF PARASITE AND PREDATOR-MEDIATED VARIATION IN REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESSThursday 4:55 PM

 

Thurs. 1:00 p.m.: Web and GIS Technologies for Wildlife Science and Conservation

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1Kelly, MaggiTHE WEB AS A TOOL FOR PARTICIPATORY ADAPTIVE MANAGEMENT IN CALIFORNIA FORESTSThursday 1:05 PM
2Bloom, PeterSPRING-SUMMER, NORTHERN MIGRATION OF RED-TAILED HAWKS FLEDGED FROM SOUTHERN LATITUDES IN THE UNITED STATESThursday 1:25 PM
3Burnett, JoeUSING GSM TRANSMITTERS TO TRACK CALIFORNIA CONDOR MOVEMENT PATTERNS IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIAThursday 1:45 PM
4Rich, Shannon MIGRATION PATTERNS OF FLAMMULATED OWLS (OTUS FLAMMEOLUS) FROM FOUR BREEDING LOCATIONS USING LIGHT-LEVEL GEOLOCATORSThursday 2:05 PM
5Bryant, RussMODELING NATIVE BUMBLEBEE HABITAT IN NORTH DAKOTAThursday 2:25 PM

 

Thurs. 3:10 p.m.: Anticipating and Responding to Urban Growth and Climate Change

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1Alling, Curtis LOCAL, REGIONAL, AND STATE CLIMATE PREPAREDNESS PLANNING - RESOURCE IMPLICATIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES Thursday 3:15 PM
2Albright, Whitney UNITY-INTEGRATION-ACTION: THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE APPROACH TO ADDRESSING THE CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGEThursday 3:35 PM
3Digaudio, RyanTHE CALIFORNIA PARTNERS IN FLIGHT GRASSLAND BIRD CONSERVATION PLAN: A CONSERVATION DECISION SUPPORT TOOLThursday 3:55 PM
4Jennings, MeganASSESSING CONNECTIVITY IN SAN DIEGO’S MULTIPLE SPECIES CONSERVATION PLAN FOR THE PRESENT AND FUTUREThursday 4:15 PM
5Statham, MarkPRELIMINARY RESULTS FROM THE RANGE-WIDE POPULATION GENETICS STUDY OF THE ENDANGERED SALT MARSH HARVEST MOUSE (REITHRODONTOMYS RAVIVENTRIS)Thursday 4:35 PM

 

Fri. 8:00 a.m.: Wildlife Diseases and Pathology

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1Rogers, KrystaECOLOGICAL DRIVERS AND POPULATION IMPACTS OF AVIAN TRICHOMONOSIS MORTALITY EVENTS IN PACIFIC COAST BAND-TAILED PIGEONS (PATAGIOENAS FASCIATA MONILIS)Friday 8:05 AM
2Rogers, KrystaAVIAN TRICHOMONOSIS IN GREAT GRAY OWLS AND CALIFORNIA SPOTTED OWLSFriday 8:25 AM
3Hawkins, MichelleCHLAMYDIA PSITTACI IN BUTEO SPP IN A NORTHERN CALIFORNIA REHABILITATION FACILITY: 2000-2012Friday 8:45 AM
4Walther, ErikaPREVALENCE AND DIVERSITY OF AVIAN HAEMOSPORIDIA IN A CALIFORNIA SONGBIRD COMMUNITYFriday 9:05 AM
5Mcmillin, StellaTRENDS IN WILDLIFE-PESTICIDE INVESTIGATIONS IN CALIFORNIA Friday 9:25 AM
6Clifford, DeanaIMPROVING NONGAME WILDLIFE HEALTH THROUGH COLLABORATIONS IN SURVEILLANCE AND RESEARCHFriday 10:15 AM
7Moriarty, MeganEAR MITE REMOVAL IN THE SANTA CATALINA ISLAND FOX (UROCYON LITTORALIS CATALINAE): CONTROLLING RISK FACTORS FOR CANCER DEVELOPMENTFriday 10:35 AM
8Stephenson, NicoleAPPLICATION OF NONINVASIVE TECHNIQUES FOR ASSESSMENT OF MANGE IN CARNIVORE POPULATIONSFriday 10:55 AM
9Wolff, PeregrineBOVINE VIRUS DIARRHEA VIRUS IN FREE-RANGING UNGULATES IN NEVADA Friday 11:15 AM
10Roug, Annette GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION AND RISK FACTORS FOR HAIR LOSS SYNDROME IN MULE DEER (ODOCOILEUS HEMIONUS) IN CALIFORNIAFriday 11:35 AM
11Woods, LeslieAN UPDATE ON ADENOVIRUS HEMORRHAGIC DISEASE IN CALIFORNIA DEERFriday 11:55 AM

 

Fri. 8:00 a.m.: Game Management

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1Bland, JamesHABITAT ASSOCIATIONS OF SIERRA SOOTY GROUSE INCLUDE ELEMENTS OF OLD FORESTFriday 8:05 AM
2Blum, MarcusIMPACTS OF MINING ON MULE DEER MIGRATION IN NEVADAFriday 8:25 AM
3Schroeder, CodyMIGRATION BEHAVIOR, BODY CONDITION, AND SEX DIFFERENCES IN SURVIVAL OF MULE DEER.Friday 8:45 AM
4Simpson, NovaGOING BUCK WILD; MULE DEER ARE CRAZY ABOUT WILDLIFE SAFETY CROSSINGS IN NEVADA. Friday 9:05 AM
5Webb, KentTRENDS IN DEER HARVEST, POPULATION, MANAGEMENT, AND CITIZEN PARTICIPATIONFriday 9:25 AM

 

Fri. 8:00 a.m.: Ecology and Conservation of Amphibians and Reptiles

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1Halstead, BrianTHE GHOST OF HABITAT PAST: HISTORIC HABITAT AFFECTS THE CONTEMPORARY DISTRIBUTION OF GIANT GARTERSNAKES IN A MODIFIED LANDSCAPEFriday 8:05 AM
2Westphal, MichaelSTATUS OF THE SAN JOAQUIN COACHWHIP (MASTICOPHIS FLAGELLUM RUDDOCKI) AND CALIFORNIA GLOSSY SNAKE (ARIZONA ELEGANS OCCIDENTALIS) IN THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEYFriday 8:25 AM
3Wiseman, Kevin FEEDING ECOLOGY OF THE CALIFORNIA KINGSNAKE (LAMPROPELTIS CALIFORNIAE)Friday 8:45 AM
4Scherer, RickESTIMATING SURVIVAL PROBABILITY FOR GIANT GARTER SNAKES (THAMNOPHIS GIGAS) IN THE CENTRAL VALLEY OF CALIFORNIAFriday 9:05 AM
5Taylor, EmilyTRANSLOCATION AS A MANAGEMENT TOOL FOR NUISANCE RATTLESNAKESFriday 9:25 AM
6Mack, JeremyDOES TRANSLOCATION AID CONSERVATION? LESSONS LEARNED FROM TRANSLOCATED DESERT TORTOISES (GOPHERUS AGASSIZII): 5.5 YEARS POST-RELEASEFriday 10:15 AM
7Maples, MichaelEFFECTS OF MALATHION ON ADAPTIVE PLASTICITY IN PSEUDACRIS SIERRAFriday 10:35 AM
8St. John, WendyPATTERNS OF NESTING BEHAVIOR IN A NORTHERN CALIFORNIA POPULATION OF WESTERN POND TURTLESFriday 10:55 AM
9Christie, NicoleEFFECTS OF NEST TEMPERATURE VARIATION ON VIABILITY AND SEX DETERMINATION OF WESTERN POND TURTLES (EMYS MARMORATA)Friday 11:15 AM
10Tennant, Erin ANALYSIS OF A MONITORING PROGRAM FOR THE BLUNT-NOSED LEOPARD LIZARD (GAMBELIA SILA) AT SEMITROPIC ECOLOGICAL RESERVE, KERN COUNTY, CALIFORNIAFriday 11:35 AM
11Evelyn, ChrisSPECIES’ RANGE SIZE AND MORPHOLOGY OF THE SLENDER SALAMANDERS (BATRACHOSEPS, PLETHODONTIDAE)Friday 11:55 AM

 

Fri. 8:00 a.m.: Wildlife Technologies (non-GIS)

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1Doyle, JacquelineGENOME SEQUENCE OF A CALIFORNIA GOLDEN EAGLE: FOUNDATION OF A NEW TOOL FOR WILDLIFE MANAGEMENTFriday 8:05 AM
2Lounsberry, ZacharyDENSITY AND SEX RATIO ESTIMATES OF COLUMBIAN BLACK-TAILED DEER (ODOCOILEUS HEMIONUS COLUMBIANUS) IN THE MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST FROM FECAL DNA.Friday 8:25 AM
3Yang, Dou-shuanDEVELOPMENT OF METHODS FOR NON-INVASIVE GENETIC MONITORING OF ENDANGERED GIANT KANGAROO RAT (DIPODOMYS INGENS) FROM HAIR AND SCAT Friday 8:45 AM
4Yaney-keller, Adam QUANTIFYING GREAT HORNED OWL PREDATION ON ENDANGERED GIANT KANGAROO RATS ON THE PANORAMA RANCHFriday 9:05 AM
5Roadman, AdrianUSING DERMATOGLYPHICS FOR NONINVASIVE ABUNDANCE ESTIMATES OF RINGTAILS IN ZION NATIONAL PARK, UTAHFriday 9:25 AM
6Perrine, CynthiaWESTERN SECTION FIELD COURSE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR MENTORS AND STUDENTSFriday 10:15 AM
7Greenhalgh, BruceA DEMONSTRATION OF FIELD EXPERIENCE DETECTING AND COUNTING WILDLIFE WITH A HIGH RESOLUTION CRYOGENETICALLY COOLED INFRARED VIDEO CAMERA FROM AERIAL AND GROUND PFriday 10:35 AM
8Miller, JamieUSE OF NEST CAMERAS TO EVALUATE HATCH DATE ESTIMATION AND HATCH TIMING FOR THE WESTERN SNOWY PLOVER (CHARADRIUS NIVOSUS NIVOSUS)Friday 10:55 AM
9Medley, JoeTHE USE OF NOVEL, NON-INVASIVE BIOACOUSTIC TECHNIQUES TO MONITOR THE ELUSIVE CALIFORNIA GREAT GRAY OWL Friday 11:15 AM
10Brokaw, AlysonASSESSING THE USE OF SOCIAL CALLS TO ATTACT BATS TO ARTIFICIAL ROOST SITESFriday 11:35 AM
11Yasuda, CatherinePHOTOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS OF SCALE-INTERSECTION PATTERN AS A MEANS OF INDIVIDUAL IDENTIFICATION OF ALLIGATOR LIZARDS (ELGARIA SPP.)Friday 11:55 AM

 

Fri. 10:10 a.m.: Human Dimensions in Wildlife

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1Cary, KristinaILLEGAL RECREATION USE ON WILDLIFE MOVEMENT PATTERNS Friday 10:15 AM
2Macaulay, LukeTHE ECONOMIC AND CONSERVATION IMPACT OF RECREATIONAL SPENDING TO OWN OR ACCESS PRIVATE LAND IN THE U.S.Friday 10:35 AM
3Sprague, RachelCOMPLEXITIES OF CONFLICT: LESSONS FROM THE CRITICALLY ENDANGERED HAWAIIAN MONK SEALFriday 10:55 AM
4Barbaree, BlakeSHOREBIRD MOVEMENTS AMONG WETLAND AND AGRICULTURAL COMLEXES OF THE KLAMATH BASIN AND CENTRAL VALLEY OF CALIFORNIAFriday 11:15 AM
5Loffland, HelenUSING BIRD MONITORING RESULTS TO PLAN AND ASSESS MEADOW RESTORATION IN THE SIERRA NEVADAFriday 11:35 AM

 

Weds. 6:30 p.m.: Poster Session

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1Alden, PrestonORIGINS OF INCREASING RED FOXES IN RELATION TO SAGE-GROUSE PREDATION HOTSPOTS IN THE GREAT BASIN OF NEVADA 
2Arsenault, DavidFOREST MANAGEMENT AND FLAMMULATED OWLS AT LAKE DAVIS 
3Bain, TracyEVALUATING WILDLIFE CROSSING TUNNELS THROUGH BEHAVIORAL ANALYSES AND MOVEMENT RATES OF THE CALIFORNIA TIGER SALAMANDER, AMBYSTOMA CALIFORNIENSE 
4Bishop, KellyCONSERVATION PROJECTS FOR BURROWING OWLS IN IMPERIAL VALLEY’S RENEWABLE ENERGY MECCA 
5Brown, ShaneSUCCESSION OF VERTEBRATE COMMUNITIES AFTER FIRES IN CHAPARRAL 
6Brown, JessiWINTER PLUMAGE COLOR AND DIET DIVERSITY IN THE LESSER GOLDFINCH 
7Stake, MikeUSING A LIVE WEB CAMERA TO MONITOR CALIFORNIA CONDORS IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA 
8Burton, RobertRELOCATION OF GIANT KANGAROO RATS AT THE CALIFORNIA VALLEY SOLAR RANCH: SUMMARY REPORT 
9Bush, AnthonyPROVIDING WATER IN ARID ENVIRONMENTS: EFFECTS ON MOVEMENT RATES AND HOME RANGE SIZE OF MULE DEER IN MOJAVE NATIONAL PRESERVE, CA 
10Clark, HowardEVIDENCE OF KANGAROO RAT OCCURRENCE WITHIN A EUCALYPTUS FOREST ON SOUTHERN CARRIZO PLAIN CONSERVATION LANDS, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY, CA 
11Downs, CynthiaEFFECTS OF ELK POPULATION DENSITY ON IMMUNE FUNCTION AS MEDIATED BY BODY CONDITION 
12Fuller, Allison HUMAN DISTURBANCE TO COMMON MURRE (URIA AALGE) BREEDING COLONIES ON THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST 
13Ghimire, BadriTROPHIC RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DEER, MANZANITA AND MANZANITA LEAF-GALL APHIDS IN THE BIG CHICO CREEK ECOLOGICAL RESERVE 
14Hargett, LynneMONITORING TEMPORAL FLUCTUATIONS IN COASTAL ECOSYSTEM HEALTH AND WILDLIFE UTILIZATION USING A LINEAR SURVEY APPROACH AT VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, CA. 
15Healy, Faye AMERICAN PIKA OCCUPANCY AND RELATIONSHIP TO ABOVE-AND BELOW-TALUS AMBIENT TEMPERATURES 
16Hegg, SarahABUNDANCE AND HABITAT ASSOCIATIONS OF THE PALE KANGAROO MOUSE (MICRODIPODOPS PALLIDUS) IN THE LOWER SMOKY VALLEY OF NEVADA 
17Hernandez, LuisPOPULATION GENETIC STRUCTURE OF THE GIANT KANGAROO RAT (DIPODOMYS INGENS) IN THE PANOCHE-CIERVO AREA 
18Keane, JohnRANGE EXPANSION AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE BARRED OWL IN THE SIERRA NEVADA, CALIFORNIA 
19Klingler, KellyPOPULATION GENETIC STRUCTURE OF THE AMERICAN PIKA, OCHOTONA PRINCEPS, IN BODIE, CA, 25 YEARS LATER: HAS CLIMATE CHANGE INFLUENCED MOVEMENT DYNAMICS? 
20Lounsberry, ZacharyASSEMBLING TRICKY MITOCHONDRIAL GENOMES USING NEXT-GENERATION SEQUENCING: A CASE STUDY WITH THREE NORTH PACIFIC ALBATROSSES (PHOEBASTRIA SPP.) 
21Maples, MichaelEFFECTS OF MALATHION ON ADAPTIVE PLASTICITY IN PSEUDACRIS SIERRA 
22Mccreedy, ChrisAVIAN RESPONSE TO FIRE IN THE LOWER SONORAN DESERT OF ARIZONA 
23Odell, MelissaTHE RANGELAND WATERSHED INITIATIVE – A COLLABORATIVE PARTNERSHIP TO IMPROVE CALIFORNIA RANGELANDS 
24Riensche, DavidCONTROL OF INVASIVE EXOTIC MAYWEED CHAMOMILE AND ITS EFFECT ON NESTING CALIFORNIA LEAST TERNS  
25Riensche, DavidALAMEDA CREEK RIPARIAN BIRD COMMUNITY OCCUPANCY ANALYSES 
26Roy, AustinASSOCIATING PREDATORS AND THE DISTRIBUTION AND PERSISTENCE OF THE CRITICALLY ENDANGERED AMARGOSA VOLE (MICROTUS CALIFORNICUS SCIRPENSIS) 
27Russell, TiffanyBUILDING PARTNERSHIPS AND ENHANCING WILDLIFE HABITAT IN SIERRA MOUNTAIN MEADOWS  
28Shaw, JulieWINTER ECOLOGY OF THE NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWL (AEGOLIUS ACADICUS) IN THE SIERRA NEVADA FOOTHILLS OF CALIFORNIA 
29Shemai, BarakTRANSLOCATION OF RAPTORS FITTED WITH SATELLITE TRANSMITTERS  
30Siegel, RodneyRESOURCE-BASED SCALING OF HOME-RANGE SIZE IN BLACK-BACKED WOODPECKERS 
31Smith, KatherineFIELD EXAMINATION OF DIET PREFERENCES IN THE ENDANGERED SALT MARSH HARVEST MOUSE 
32Sousa, BridgetAVIAN USE OF A SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY FACILITY 
33Lincer, JeffTHE EAST TO WEST MIGRATION OF STEPPE EAGLE (AQUILA NIPALENSIS) AND OTHER RAPTORS IN NEPAL, AUTUMN 2012 
34Thomas, ScottTHE STATUS OF SWAINSON’S HAWKS BREEDING IN THE ANTELOPE VALLEY OF CALIFORNIA 
35Thompson, JoelGOLDEN EAGLE POPULATION SURVEYS FOR THE DESERT RENEWABLE ENERGY CONSERVATION PLAN AREA – PRELIMINARY RESULTS 
36Thorne, EmilyEFFECT OF FOOD AVAILABILITY ON STAGING SITE USE BY AMERICAN WIGEON 
37Thorne, EmilyEFFECTS OF ILLEGAL PASTORALISM ON MIDDAY HABITAT USE IN SPOTTED HYENAS (CROCUTA CROCUTA) 
38Townsend , Susan USING THE WILDLIFE PICTURE INDEX TO MEASURE ECOSYSTEM HEALTH AND CONNECTIVITY IN SONOMA COUNTY 
39Trejo Sypolt, EmilyGROUND-TRUTHING A HABITAT-SUITABILITY MODEL FOR WRENTITS AND PACIFIC WRENS IN HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CA 
40Tsao, C.l.SCREENING-LEVEL ECOLOGICAL RISK ASSESSMENT APPROACH FOR QUANTIFYING LEAD AMMUNITION INGESTION AND ADVERSE EFFECTS IN UPLAND AND WETLAND BIRDS 
41Velasquez, TrishaEFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ON CAPTURE RATE OF THAMNOPHIS GIGAS 
42Walther, ErikaMOLECULAR AND MORPHOLOGICAL IDENTIFICATION OF LEUCOCYTOZOON FRANCHINI (HAEMOSPORIDIA: LEUCOCYTOZOIDAE), FOUND IN AMERICAN KESTREL (FALCO SPARVERIUS SPARVERIUS) 
43Weldy, MatthewUSING PUBLIC DATA AND SATELLITE IMAGERY TO CONSTRUCT NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DATABASES: WIND TURBINE INSTALLATIONS IN NEVADA AND CALIFORNIA 
44White, Justin MORPHOLOGY AND HABITAT SELECTION IN DIAMOND AREA 1, THE NAMIB DESERT, NAMIBIA, OF SIX TESTUDINE SPECIES 
45Whitney, KatherineSTATUS OF THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE'S SPOTTED OWL DATABASE 
46Williams, CristalHABITAT, TEMPORAL, AND DIETARY RESOURCE PARTITIONING OF MESOCARNIVORES ON RANCHLAND IN COARSEGOLD, CALIFORNIA 
47Wyatt, DavidKETAMINE AS AN EFFECTIVE TRANQUILIZING AGENT FOR RINGTAILS (BASSARISCUS ASTUTUS) 
48Halstead, BrianPOPULATION CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ENDANGERED SAN FRANCISCO GARTERSNAKE IN COASTAL CALIFORNIA SCRUB HABITAT 
49Zaragoza, GeorgeTERRESTRIAL HABITAT USE BY WESTERN POND TURTLES (ACTINEMYS MARMORATA) IN THE SIERRA FOOTHILLS 

 

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1Sheffield, EmilynACCEPT NEW POSSIBILITIESThursday 8:10 AM
2Fish, Allen THREE DECADES OF CITIZEN SCIENCE AND RAPTOR MONITORING AT THE GOLDEN GATE: WHEN TO SET SAIL, AND WHEN TO JUMP SHIP Thursday 8:35 AM
3Lebuhn, GretchenUSING CITIZEN SCIENCE TO ACCELERATE THE PACE OF POLLINATOR CONSERVATIONThursday 9:00 AM
4Moskowitz, DavidNATURAL SIGN SURVEYS AND OBSERVER RELIABILITYThursday 9:25 AM
5Shilling, FraserMAKING AND USING ONLINE SYSTEMS FOR VOLUNTEER-BASED OBSERVATIONS OF WILDLIFEThursday 10:15 AM
6Phillips, TinaARTICULATING CONSERVATION OUTCOMES FOR CITIZEN SCIENCE: EMERGING PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES FOR THE 21ST CENTURYThursday 10:40 AM
7Hannibal, MaryellenDISPATCHES FROM A CITIZEN SCIENTISTThursday 11:05 AM