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Ungulate Resource SelectionKelley Stewart - University Of Nevada Reno, Nathan Jackson - University Of Nevada RenoWednesday Feb 9 1:00 PM
Wildfire ResilienceDebie Montana - Sequoia Ecological Consulting, Carla Angulo - WRA, Inc.Wednesday Feb 9 1:00 PM
Wildlife and Technology - CamerasBrett Hanshew - Sequoia Ecological Consulting , Ed LaRue - Circle Mountain Biological ConsultantsWednesday Feb 9 1:00 PM
Ecology of BatsAngela Amlin - TWS Western Section, Dave Johnston - HT HarveyWednesday Feb 9 1:00 PM
Habitat Use, Occupancy and Population Trends of Nevada WildlifeThad Heater - University of Nevada Reno, Megan C Milligan - USGSWednesday Feb 9 3:20 PM
Wildfire and Disturbance ResponseCynthia Perrine - TWS Western Section, Debie Montana - Sequoia Ecological ConsultingWednesday Feb 9 3:20 PM
Wildlife and Technology - GeneticsMark Statham - UC Davis, Rob Schell - WRA, Inc.Wednesday Feb 9 3:20 PM
Symbiosis - CollaborationKatie Smith - WRA, Inc., Aviva Rossi - The Gulch Environmental FoundationWednesday Feb 9 3:20 PM
Spotted Owl Ecological AssociationsElizabeth Meisman - GHD, Laura Coatney - Alluvion Biological ConsultingThursday Feb 10 8:00 AM
Symbiosis - Community Science and OutreachMelinda Mohamed - GEI, Chad J. Wilhite - University of Hawai'i at ManoaThursday Feb 10 8:00 AM
Wildlife and Technology - Analysis ToolsColleen Wisinski - San Diego Zoo, Rei Scampavia - WRA, Inc.Thursday Feb 10 8:00 AM
Carnivores - Canids and FelidsSophie Preckler-Quisquater - UC Davis, Matt Brinkman - Institute for Wildlife StudiesThursday Feb 10 8:00 AM
Barn and Barred Owl EcologySusanne Marczak - San Diego Zoo, Kaitlin Kozlowski - Early Career ProfessionalThursday Feb 10 10:35 AM
Endangered Species Recovery StrategiesJackson Valler - Sequoia Ecological Consulting, Dave Riensche - East Bay Regional Parks DistrictThursday Feb 10 10:35 AM
Raven Management for Conservation OutcomesVanessa Hernandez - Alluvion Biological Consulting, Seth Dettenmaier - USGSThursday Feb 10 10:35 AM
Carnivores - MustelidsSean MacDonald - WRA, Inc., Thursday Feb 10 10:35 AM
Blunt-Nosed Leopard Lizard Captive Breeding ProgramMichael Westphal - US Bureau of Land Management, Friday Feb 11 8:00 AM
Infrastructure and Landscape Effects on WildlifeChristine Wilkinson - UC Berkeley, Karen Swaim - Swaim BiologicalFriday Feb 11 8:00 AM
Bird Ecology and ConservationGrace Mannell - Sequoia Ecological Consulting, Dave Riensche - East Bay Regional Parks DistrictFriday Feb 11 8:00 AM
Small Mammal Ecology and ConservationJohn Perrine - Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Melissa Riley - CDFW, Suisun Marsh UnitFriday Feb 11 8:00 AM
Poster SessionAllison Fuller - Ascent Environmental, Carlos Alvarado - Ascent EnvironmentalWednesday Feb 9 6:30 PM


Session: Ungulate Resource Selection

Chair: Kelley Stewart - University Of Nevada Reno, Nathan Jackson - University Of Nevada Reno

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1Tom Batter

AERIAL DISTANCE SAMPLING TO ESTIMATE ABUNDANCE OF TULE ELK POPULATIONS AND A COMPARISON TO A CONCURRENT FECAL DNA SPATIAL CAPTURE-RECAPTURE SURVEY

Wednesday 1:05 PM
2Colton Wise

MIGRATORY STRATEGIES AND INTEGRATED STEP SELECTION ANALYSIS OF PRONGHORN (ANTILOCAPRA AMERICANA) ON THE MODOC PLATEAU

Wednesday 1:20 PM
3Emily Hagler

RESOURCE SELECTION OF INTRODUCED CALIFORNIA BIGHORN SHEEP

Wednesday 1:35 PM
4Jason Gundlach

WINTER RESOURCE SELECTION BY MULE DEER FOLLOWING PINYON-JUNIPER REMOVAL

Wednesday 1:50 PM
5Nathan Jackson

VARIATION IN RESOURCE RESOURCE SELECTION BY MULE DEER: EFFECTS OF REPRODUCTIVE STATUS AND INTERSPECIFIC COMPETITION

Wednesday 2:05 PM
6Megan Osterhout

SELECTION OF RESOURCES BY PRONGHORN NEAR LARGE-SCALE DISTURBANCE

Wednesday 2:20 PM
7PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Wednesday 2:35 PM

 

Session: Wildfire Resilience

Chair: Debie Montana - Sequoia Ecological Consulting, Carla Angulo - WRA, Inc.

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1Ian Dwight

EVALUATING TRADE-OFFS BETWEEN RESTORATION OF BURNED LANDSCAPES AND TARGETED SUPPRESSION OF WILDFIRES IN SAGEBRUSH ECOSYSTEMS

Wednesday 1:05 PM
2Lily Bostrom

CALVTP: CEQA'S ROLE IN INCREASING THE PACE AND SCALE OF WILDFIRE RESILIENCE

Wednesday 1:20 PM
3Lara Rachowicz

IMPLEMENTING BIOLOGICAL RESOURCE PROTECTIONS INTO WILDFIRE RESILIENCE PROJECTS USING THE CALIFORNIA VEGETATION TREATMENT PROGRAM (CALVTP)

Wednesday 1:35 PM
4Gavin Jones

PYRODIVERSITY: WHAT IS IT, AND HOW COULD IT HELP GUIDE WILDLIFE CONSERVATION IN THE WEST?

Wednesday 1:50 PM
5Annie Loggins

MUSTELID MOVEMENT: EVALUATING A FISHER HABITAT CONNECTIVITY MODEL IN THE KLAMATH BASIN

Wednesday 2:05 PM
6PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Wednesday 2:20 PM

 

Session: Wildlife and Technology - Cameras

Chair: Brett Hanshew - Sequoia Ecological Consulting , Ed LaRue - Circle Mountain Biological Consultants

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1David Green

ESTIMATING THE POPULATION SIZE AND HABITAT ASSOCIATIONS OF COUGARS IN YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK BY COMBINING DETECTION DOG TEAM SURVEYS AND TRAIL CAMERA DATA

Wednesday 1:05 PM
2Jennie Hawkins

IDENTIFYING OILED WILDLIFE: ARE TRAIL CAMERA PHOTOS A REASONABLE APPROACH?

Wednesday 1:20 PM
3Jody Tucker

HOW TO AVOID THE CAMERA TRAP: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EFFECTIVE USE OF REMOTELY TRIGGERED CAMERAS

Wednesday 1:35 PM
4Philip Leitner

MOHAVE GROUND SQUIRREL DISTRIBUTION ON PUBLIC LANDS: REPEATING A CAMERA TRAPPING SURVEY TEN YEARS LATER

Wednesday 1:50 PM
5Ian Axsom

A DRONE, A PHONE AND AN APP: A SOLUTION FOR FINE-SCALE ANIMAL TRACKING

Wednesday 2:05 PM
6Ed LaRue

VARIABLE FACTORS AFFECTING CAMERA TRAPPING FOR TWO GROUND SQUIRREL SPECIES IN THE WEST MOJAVE DESERT

Wednesday 2:20 PM
7PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Wednesday 2:35 PM

 

Session: Ecology of Bats

Chair: Angela Amlin - TWS Western Section, Dave Johnston - HT Harvey

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1Laura Hancock

UNDERSTANDING ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN BATS AND MINES: SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL PATTERNS OF ABANDONED MINE USE BY TOWNSEND'S BIG-EARED BAT (CORYNORHINUS TOWNSENDII)

Wednesday 1:05 PM
2Debbie Buecher

FINDING PSEUDOGYMNOASCUS DESTRUCTANS IN TWO SIGNIFICANT NEW MEXICO BAT HIBERNACULA

Wednesday 1:20 PM
3Rick Sherwin

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF BAT GATES FOR CONSERVING COLONIES AND POPULATIONS OF BATS IN WESTERN U.S.

Wednesday 1:35 PM
4Dave Johnston

E-BIKE HIGH FREQUENCY NOISE AND POTENTIAL IMPACTS TO ROOSTING BATS

Wednesday 1:50 PM
5Dave Johnston

FORAGING ECOLOGY OF THE HAWAIIAN HOARY BAT

Wednesday 2:05 PM
6Chelsea Andreozzi

INVESTIGATING DRIVERS OF SUMMER BAT ACTIVITY IN CALIFORNIA REDWOOD FORESTS

Wednesday 2:20 PM
7PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Wednesday 2:35 PM

 

Session: Habitat Use, Occupancy and Population Trends of Nevada Wildlife

Chair: Thad Heater - University of Nevada Reno, Megan C Milligan - USGS

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1Eric Simandle

APPLICATIONS OF SPECIES DISTRIBUTION MODELLING TO CONSERVATION OF REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS IN NEVADA, USA.

Wednesday 3:25 PM
2Megan Milligan

GREATER SAGE-GROUSE SELECTION AND SURVIVAL ACROSS REPRODUCTIVE LIFE STAGES IN THE BI-STATE DISTINCT POPULATION SEGMENT

Wednesday 3:40 PM
3Steven Mathews-Sanchez

SAGE-GROUSE IN THE GREAT BASIN: RECENT POPULATION TRENDS ACROSS NEVADA AND THE GREAT BASIN

Wednesday 3:55 PM
4Julia Brockman

HOME RANGE AND HABITAT SELECTION OF COMMON RAVENS DURING THE BREEDING SEASON IN NORTHERN NEVADA

Wednesday 4:10 PM
5Seth Harju

TRENDS IN COMMON RAVEN ABUNDANCE ACROSS TEMPERATE NORTH AMERICA OVER THE LAST 50 YEARS, WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR GREATER SAGE-GROUSE AND MOJAVE DESERT TORTOISES

Wednesday 4:25 PM
6PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Wednesday 4:40 PM

 

Session: Wildfire and Disturbance Response

Chair: Cynthia Perrine - TWS Western Section, Debie Montana - Sequoia Ecological Consulting

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1Emma Sutphin

SOME LIKE IT HOT: BAT ACOUSTIC MONITORING SHOWS VARIED RESPONSE TO POST-WILDFIRE LANDSCAPE

Wednesday 3:25 PM
2Susan Townsend

POST-FIRE MONITORING IN THE EAST BAY

Wednesday 3:40 PM
3David Terry

POST-FIRE EFFECTS ON OBSERVED FOOTHILL YELLOW-LEGGED FROGS IN RELATIONSHIP TO THE CAMPFIRE SEVERITY IN CONCOW, CALIFORNIA AND POST-FIRE BEHAVIORAL RESPONSES

Wednesday 3:55 PM
4Connor Wood

BEFORE-AFTER CONTROL-IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF SIERRA NEVADA BIRD COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO MEGAFIRE

Wednesday 4:10 PM
5Colin Dillingham

EFFECTS OF A HIGH SEVERITY WILDFIRE ON A STREAM DWELLING ENDANGERED FROG POPULATION

Wednesday 4:25 PM
6Gavin Jones

PERSISTENT EFFECTS OF THE 2014 KING MEGAFIRE ON SPOTTED OWLS

Wednesday 4:40 PM
7Sean MacDonald

GLOBAL PATTERNS OF VARIATION IN DISTURBANCE FORAGING BEHAVIOR OF BIRDS

Wednesday 4:55 PM
8PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Wednesday 5:10 PM

 

Session: Wildlife and Technology - Genetics

Chair: Mark Statham - UC Davis, Rob Schell - WRA, Inc.

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1Amon Armstrong

USING BAT GUANO TO DETERMINE SPECIES USE OF REDWOOD HOLLOWS ON THE NORTH COAST OF CALIFORNIA

Wednesday 3:25 PM
2Rob Schell

NOVEL DNA COLLECTION METHOD FOR IDENTIFICATION OF ROOSTING BAT SPECIES

Wednesday 3:40 PM
3Zeinab (Rose) Haidar

GENETIC EVALUATION OF THE HISTORIC AND CURRENT DISTRIBUTION AND POSSIBLE VARIATIONS BETWEEN LASIURUS BOREALIS AND LASIURUS BLOSSEVILLII IN WESTERN NORTH AMERICA

Wednesday 3:55 PM
4Maria Costantini

HONEYCREEPER HOSTS: TESTING THE EFFECTS OF DIET, ENVIRONMENT, AND GENETIC RELATEDNESS ON THE GUT MICROBIOME USING A CLASSIC EXAMPLE OF ADAPTIVE RADIATION

Wednesday 4:10 PM
5Nick Kryshak

DIET OF BARRED OWLS IN CALIFORNIA ELUCIDATED WITH HIGH-THROUGHPUT-SEQUENCING

Wednesday 4:25 PM
6Brian Hudgens

AMPHIBIAN DIVERSITY ASSESSMENT OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA'S LOST COAST REGION.

Wednesday 4:40 PM
7Christopher Cousins

TORRENT IN A BOTTLE: USING ENVIRONMENTAL DNA TO DETECT COLUMBIA AND CASCADE TORRENT SALAMANDERS IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

Wednesday 4:55 PM
8PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Wednesday 5:10 PM

 

Session: Symbiosis - Collaboration

Chair: Katie Smith - WRA, Inc., Aviva Rossi - The Gulch Environmental Foundation

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1Hillary Sardinas

CALIFORNIA'S COLLABORATIVE APPROACH TO MONARCH CONSERVATION

Wednesday 3:25 PM
2Aviva Rossi

IMPORTANCE OF MUTUALISTIC RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN ACADEMIA, AGENCIES, AND CONSULTANTS

Wednesday 3:40 PM
3Chris Huntley

RETHINKING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ACADEMIA, CONSULTANTS, APPLICANTS, AND RESOURCE AGENCIES. A SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP TO PROTECT NESTING BIRDS

Wednesday 3:55 PM
4Patrick Lorch

PARTNERS IN FLIGHT WESTERN WORKING GROUP MOTUS INITIATIVE: WILDLIFE TRACKING NETWORK FOR THE WEST

Wednesday 4:10 PM
5Marshall Cook

LESSONS LEARNED FROM CONSERVATION ACQUISITIONS FOR MITIGATION BANKING AND LAND TRUSTS

Wednesday 4:25 PM
6Kathleen Cuschieri

CUTTING GREEN TAPE, SB 155, AND 30 BY 30 - INITIATIVES TO STREAMLINE AND INCREASE RESTORATION EFFORTS

Wednesday 4:40 PM
7David Garcelon

REESTABLISHMENT OF WOLVERINES IN THE SIERRA NEVADA: A MULTI-AGENCY AND STAKEHOLDER COLLABORATION

Wednesday 4:55 PM
8PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Wednesday 5:10 PM

 

Session: Spotted Owl Ecological Associations

Chair: Elizabeth Meisman - GHD, Laura Coatney - Alluvion Biological Consulting

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1Zachary Wilkinson

ASSESSING HOW FOREST STRUCTURE SHAPES PREDATOR-PREY INTERACTIONS BETWEEN SPOTTED OWLS AND WOODRATS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Thursday 8:05 AM
2Corbin Kuntze

ASSESSING TOP-DOWN AND BOTTOM-UP EFFECTS ON INTERACTIONS BETWEEN DUSKY-FOOTED WOODRATS AND SPOTTED OWLS IN THE SIERRA NEVADA

Thursday 8:20 AM
3Ceeanna Zulla

INTEGRATING GPS TAG LOCATIONS AND NEST MONITORING VIDEO REVEALS NEW INSIGHTS INTO SPOTTED OWL FORAGING BEHAVIOR

Thursday 8:35 AM
4Kate McGinn

THE ROLE OF FORESTS AS MICROCLIMATES FOR SPOTTED OWLS

Thursday 8:50 AM
5Ceeanna Zulla

CONFRONTING THE HABITAT FRAGMENTATION - HETEROGENEITY PARADOX: DOES ENHANCED PREY ACCESSIBILITY BUFFER FORAGING COSTS BY SPOTTED OWLS IN PATCHY LANDSCAPES?

Thursday 9:05 AM
6Dana Reid

BREEDING CONSTRAINTS SHAPE TERRITORIALITY AND VOCALIZATION PATTERNS IN SPOTTED OWLS

Thursday 9:20 AM
7PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Thursday 9:35 AM

 

Session: Symbiosis - Community Science and Outreach

Chair: Melinda Mohamed - GEI, Chad J. Wilhite - University of Hawai'i at Manoa

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1Katie Rock

QUANTIFYING THE GENDER GAP IN AUTHORSHIP IN HERPETOLOGY

Thursday 8:05 AM
2Tiffany Chen

USING WIR SYSTEM TO HELP FACILITATE AND GUIDE HUMAN DIMENSIONS RESEARCH

Thursday 8:20 AM
3Chad Wilhite

POPULATION DYNAMICS OF THE PUEO (ASIO FLAMMEUS SANDWICHENSIS) OVER THE LAST DECADE, INFORMED WITH COMMUNITY SCIENCE DATA

Thursday 8:35 AM
4Theodore Tran

PREDICTED THREATS TO A NATIVE SQUIRREL FROM TWO INVADING SPECIES BASED ON CITIZEN SCIENCE DATA

Thursday 8:50 AM
5Matthew Parker

OUTREACH AND COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES FOR ENCOURAGING USE OF NON-LEAD AMMUNITION

Thursday 9:05 AM
6William Bean

VERTEBRATE TREE DAMAGE, AN UNDERAPPRECIATED FUNCTION GENERATES FOREST DIVERSITY

Thursday 9:20 AM
7PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Thursday 9:35 AM

 

Session: Wildlife and Technology - Analysis Tools

Chair: Colleen Wisinski - San Diego Zoo, Rei Scampavia - WRA, Inc.

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1Kent Webb

THE ORIGIN OF CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE: RESULTS FROM A TEXT MINING PROJECT

Thursday 8:05 AM
2Hunter Cole

ANALYZING WILDLIFE COUNT DATA USING GLMMS AND ECOCOUNTHELPER

Thursday 8:20 AM
3Margaret Scampavia

USING A 12-YEAR DATASET TO MODEL FACTORS INFLUENCING BAY CHECKERSPOT BUTTERFLY DISTRIBUTION

Thursday 8:35 AM
4Melissa Price

END-OF-CENTURY CLIMATE MODELS PREDICT TODAY'S DISTRIBUTION OF HAWAIIAN TREE SNAILS

Thursday 8:50 AM
5Anu Kramer

DEVELOPING AN EFFICIENT, ACOUSTICS-BASED SPOTTED OWL SURVEY PROTOCOL TO ENHANCE THE PACE AND SCALE OF FOREST RESTORATION

Thursday 9:05 AM
6Claudia Pighetti

MAPPING COYOTE HABITAT PRESENCE FOLLOWING TREE REMOVAL IN NORTHERN NEVADA

Thursday 9:20 AM
7PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Thursday 9:35 AM

 

Session: Carnivores - Canids and Felids

Chair: Sophie Preckler-Quisquater - UC Davis, Matt Brinkman - Institute for Wildlife Studies

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1Evelyn Lichwa

ECOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL DRIVERS OF MEXICAN GRAY WOLF (CANIS LUPUS BAILEYI) HOME RANGE PATTERNS ACROSS SPATIOTEMPORAL SCALES

Thursday 8:05 AM
2Julia Lawson

A CONSERVATION STRATEGY FOR THE SIERRA NEVADA RED FOX: FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Thursday 8:20 AM
3Holly Gamblin

STATUS AND DEMOGRAPHY OF THE SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND FOX POPULATION

Thursday 8:35 AM
4Grantham Lewis

QUANTIFYING PREDATOR POPULATIONS WITH STATISTICAL POPULATION RECONSTRUCTION

Thursday 8:50 AM
5Matthew Brinkman

MOUNTAIN LION DEN SITE ATTENDANCE IN NORTHEASTERN CALIFORNIA

Thursday 9:05 AM
6PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Thursday 9:20 AM

 

Session: Barn and Barred Owl Ecology

Chair: Susanne Marczak - San Diego Zoo, Kaitlin Kozlowski - Early Career Professional

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1Whitney Watson

CHARACTERIZING BARRED OWL NATAL DISPERSAL ON THE CALIFORNIA COAST

Thursday 10:40 AM
2Jaime Carlino

THE EFFECTS OF HABITAT PREFERENCES AND INDIVIDUAL QUALITY ON ANNUAL REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS OF AMERICAN BARN OWLS (TYTO FURCATA) IN NAPA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA

Thursday 10:55 AM
3Laura Echávez

DOES DEGREE OF REDDISHNESS MATTER? POLYMORPHISM IN AMERICAN BARN OWLS (TYTO FURCATA), DIET PATTERNS, AND HABITAT CHOICE IN NAPA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA.

Thursday 11:10 AM
4Rebecca Wang

HOW GENERALIZABLE ARE NEST BOX SELECTION MODELS FOR AMERICAN BARN OWLS (TYTO FURCATA) IN CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURE?

Thursday 11:25 AM
5Samantha Chavez

EFFECTS OF LANDSCAPE CONFIGURATION METRICS ON AMERICAN BARN OWL (TYTO FURCATA) NEST BOX OCCUPANCY

Thursday 11:40 AM
6PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Thursday 11:55 AM

 

Session: Endangered Species Recovery Strategies

Chair: Jackson Valler - Sequoia Ecological Consulting, Dave Riensche - East Bay Regional Parks District

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1Kim Armstrong

CREATING HABITAT: A STATEWIDE EXPERIMENT FOR THE WESTERN MONARCH (DANAUS PLEXIPPUS)

Thursday 10:40 AM
2Jamie Miller

RESPONSE OF NESTING WESTERN SNOWY PLOVERS TO COASTAL DUNE CONTOURING AT VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE

Thursday 10:55 AM
3Leif Richardson

BUMBLE BEES OF CALIFORNIA: CHANGING DISTRIBUTIONS AND DIVERSITY

Thursday 11:10 AM
4David Riensche

CALIFORNIA BLACK RAIL (LATERALLUS JAMAICENSIS COTURNICULUS) RESPONSE TO MARSH ENHANCEMENT AT POINT PINOLE REGIONAL SHORELINE, CALIFORNIA

Thursday 11:25 AM
5Bennie Johnson Howell

AN INTENSIVE CAPTURE-MARK-RECAPTURE STUDY OF A POPULATION OF CASCADES FROGS ON MANAGED PRIVATE TIMBERLANDS IN THE SOUTHERN CASCADES

Thursday 11:40 AM
6PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Thursday 11:55 AM

 

Session: Raven Management for Conservation Outcomes

Chair: Vanessa Hernandez - Alluvion Biological Consulting, Seth Dettenmaier - USGS

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1Kerry Holcomb

A DESERT TORTOISE-COMMON RAVEN VIABLE CONFLICT THRESHOLD

Thursday 10:40 AM
2Cali Roth

SCIENCE-BASED MANAGEMENT OF RAVENS TOOL (SMART): A WEB-BASED APPLICATION FOR ADAPTIVE RAVEN MANAGEMENT

Thursday 10:55 AM
3Brianne Brussee

A RAPID ASSESSMENT FUNCTION TO ESTIMATE COMMON RAVEN POPULATION DENSITIES: IMPLICATIONS FOR TARGETED MANAGEMENT

Thursday 11:10 AM
4Seth Dettenmaier

A SYNTHESIS OF COMMON RAVEN ECOLOGY AND PREDATION IMPACTS ON SENSITIVE AVIAN SPECIES

Thursday 11:25 AM
5Corina Sanchez

EFFICACY OF MANIPULATING REPRODUCTION OF COMMON RAVENS TO CONSERVE SENSITIVE PREY SPECIES: THREE CASE STUDIES

Thursday 11:40 AM
6PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Thursday 11:55 AM

 

Session: Carnivores - Mustelids

Chair: Sean MacDonald - WRA, Inc.,

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1Marie Martin

CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR CONSERVATION OF RARE SPECIES: A CASE STUDY OF HUMBOLDT MARTENS

Thursday 10:40 AM
2Katie Moriarty

PREDICTED DISTRIBUTION OF A RARE AND UNDERSTUDIED FOREST CARNIVORE: HUMBOLDT MARTENS (MARTES CAURINA HUMBOLDTENSIS)

Thursday 10:55 AM
3Marie Martin

COMBINED FIELD AND CLINICAL METHODS CLARIFY MORTALITY CAUSES AND SURVIVAL PATTERNS OF PACIFIC MARTENS

Thursday 11:10 AM
4Rebecca Green

FACTORS INFLUENCING FINE-SCALE SPACE-USE BY FISHERS BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER TREE MORTALITY IN THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA BASED ON SCAT LOCATIONS

Thursday 11:25 AM
5Katie Moriarty

UNDERSTANDING FOREST-DEPENDENT SPECIES OF CONSERVATION CONCERN

Thursday 11:40 AM
6PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Thursday 11:55 AM

 

Session: Blunt-Nosed Leopard Lizard Captive Breeding Program

Chair: Michael Westphal - US Bureau of Land Management,

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1Michael Westphal

BUILDING A BLUNT-NOSED LEOPARD LIZARD ASSURANCE COLONY: BACKGROUND AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS

Friday 8:05 AM
2Rory Telemeco

UTILIZING NON-INVASIVE METHODS TO EXAMINE REPRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT IN AN ENDANGERED LIZARD, THE BLUNT-NOSED LEOPARD LIZARD (GAMBELIA SILA)

Friday 8:20 AM
3Steve Sharp

REPRODUCTION OF THE BLUNT-NOSED LEOPARD LIZARD (GAMBELIA SILA) AT FRESNO CHAFFEE ZOO

Friday 8:35 AM
4Cha Kong Thao

NATIVE SHRUBS FACILITATE THERMOREGULATION BY ENDANGERED BLUNT-NOSED LEOPARD LIZARDS (GAMBELIA SILA)

Friday 8:50 AM
5Kathryn Ramirez

OBSERVING PREDATION PRESSURE ON THE ENDANGERED BLUNT-NOSED LEOPARD LIZARD (GAMBELIA SILA)

Friday 9:05 AM
6Nicole Gaudenti

HABITAT HETEROGENEITY AFFECTS THE THERMAL ECOLOGY OF AN ENDANGERED LIZARD

Friday 9:20 AM
7Reagen O'Leary

INVESTIGATING THE POPULATION ECOLOGY OF BLUNT-NOSED LEOPARD LIZARDS ON THREE CORE PROTECTED SITES IN THE SAN JOAQUIN DESERT

Friday 9:35 AM
8Mark Statham

WHAT, WHERE, WHO AND HOW MANY: NONINVASIVE GENETIC MONITORING OF THE BLUNT-NOSED LEOPARD LIZARD

Friday 9:50 AM
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Friday 10:05 AM
10PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Friday 10:20 AM

 

Session: Infrastructure and Landscape Effects on Wildlife

Chair: Christine Wilkinson - UC Berkeley, Karen Swaim - Swaim Biological

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1Steve Bega

TRAX: RE-DEVELOPING ROADKILL REPORTING SOFTWARE TO IMPROVE DATA COLLECTION, PROCESSING AND USER EXPERIENCE.

Friday 8:05 AM
2Donald Solick

SIMULATING WIND ENERGY PRODUCTION FROM DETECTION-BASED SMART CURTAILMENT FOR BATS AT WIND FACILITIES

Friday 8:20 AM
3Jeffery Wilkinson

ALMA BRIDGE ROAD-RELATED NEWT MORTALITY STUDY

Friday 8:35 AM
4Murrelet Halterman

CARCASS DETECTABILITY BY CANINE SEARCH TEAMS ON A WINDFARM IN CALIFORNIA.

Friday 8:50 AM
5Phoebe Parker-Shames

WILDLIFE SPACE USE RESPONSE TO SMALL-SCALE CANNABIS DEVELOPMENT

Friday 9:05 AM
6Rebecca Carniello

CARNIVORE AND UNGULATE RESPONSE TO LIVESTOCK IN A GRAZED FOREST ECOSYSTEM

Friday 9:20 AM
7Brian Fagundes

ESTIMATING THE ECOSYSTEM SERVICE OF ALEUTIAN CACKLING GEESE ON PASTURES.

Friday 9:35 AM
8Karen Swaim

IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURAL LANDS TO THE CONSERVATION AND RECOVERY OF THE CALIFORNIA TIGER SALAMANDER

Friday 9:50 AM
9PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Friday 10:05 AM

 

Session: Bird Ecology and Conservation

Chair: Grace Mannell - Sequoia Ecological Consulting, Dave Riensche - East Bay Regional Parks District

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1Karine Tokatlian

NESTING PURPLE MARTINS AT MOUNT THAYER

Friday 8:05 AM
2Alexis Leviner

PRELIMINARY DOCUMENTATION OF THE PRESENCE OF MICROPLASTICS IN THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACTS OF TERRESTRIAL RAPTORS

Friday 8:20 AM
3Mary Clapp

INTRODUCED TROUT FILTER HIGH-ELEVATION LAKESIDE BIRD COMMUNITIES IN THE SIERRA NEVADA, CALIFORNIA

Friday 8:35 AM
4Brett Furnas

RAPID GROWTH OF THE SWAINSON'S HAWK (BUTEO SWAINSONI) POPULATION IN CALIFORNIA

Friday 8:50 AM
5David Riensche

DECADES OF RIPARIAN BREEDING BIRDS SHOW A PERSISTENT REDUCTION AFTER EXTREME WEATHER HEAT EVENTS.

Friday 9:05 AM
6Jeff McFarland

POPULATION VIABILITY AND TRENDS OF BANK SWALLOWS (RIPARIA RIPARIA) ON THE SACRAMENTO RIVER FROM RED BLUFF TO COLUSA, CA

Friday 9:20 AM
7David Garcelon

RECOVERY OF THE THREATENED SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND BELL'S SPARROW

Friday 9:35 AM
8Chris Ray

BIRD TRENDS IN NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SIERRA NEVADA: HAS RECENT CLIMATE MASKED A GENERAL DECLINE IN POPULATION DENSITY?

Friday 9:50 AM
9Daniel Airola

YELLOW-BILLED MAGPIE POPULATION STATUS AND HABITAT CHARACTERISTICS IN URBAN SACRAMENTO

Friday 10:05 AM
10PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Friday 10:20 AM

 

Session: Small Mammal Ecology and Conservation

Chair: John Perrine - Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Melissa Riley - CDFW, Suisun Marsh Unit

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1Jackson Tenney

MODELING PLASTICITY IN RODENT RESPONSES TO THE LUNAR CYCLE FOLLOWING HABITAT MODIFICATION

Friday 8:05 AM
2Patrick Anderson

TRANSLOCATION OF THE SAN JOAQUIN ANTELOPE SQUIRREL (AMMOSPERMOPHILUS NELSONI) IN THE CARRIZO PLAIN

Friday 8:20 AM
3Melissa Riley

IT'S GETTING HOTTER IN HERE: SALT MARSH HARVEST MOUSE SURVIVAL AND RECOVERY FOLLOWING WILDFIRE

Friday 8:35 AM
4Cody Aylward

PATCH OCCUPANCY OF THE SALT MARSH HARVEST MOUSE: DO PATCH SIZE AND ISOLATION DRIVE OCCURRENCE OF AN ENDANGERED HABITAT SPECIALIST?

Friday 8:50 AM
5Carla Angulo

A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR EVALUATING POTENTIAL HABITAT OF THE SALT MARSH HARVEST MOUSE

Friday 9:05 AM
6Katie Smith

A RANGE-WIDE ASSESSMENT OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SALT MARSH HARVEST MOUSE DENSITIES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS

Friday 9:20 AM
7PanelModerated Discussion Session (30 minutes)Friday 9:35 AM

 

Session: Poster Session

Chair: Allison Fuller - Ascent Environmental, Carlos Alvarado - Ascent Environmental

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1Mia Aguilar

DIET PREFERENCE OF THE SAN JOAQUIN ANTELOPE SQUIRREL USING CAFETERIA TRIALS

2Morgan Byrne

INVESTIGATING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MERCURY IN FEATHERS AND MERCURY IN BREAST TISSUE IN WOOD DUCKS FROM THE CARSON RIVER, NV

3Tali Caspi

GENETIC ANALYSIS OF FECAL DNA TO STUDY URBAN COYOTE DIET IN SAN FRANCISCO

4Laura Coatney

NESTING AND FORAGING BEHAVIOR OF THE SALT MARSH HARVEST MOUSE IN A SOUTH BAY STRIP MARSH

5Joseph Curti

STATE OF THE ART: USING ARTIFICIAL REFUGE TRAPS TO CONTROL INVASIVE CRAYFISH IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA STREAMS

6Thomas Dilts

A RANDOM-FOREST CLASSIFICATION OF TALUS IN NORTHWEST NEVADA USING NATIONAL AGRICULTURE IMAGERY PROGRAM AERIAL IMAGERY TO SUPPORT MANAGEMENT OF THE AMERICAN PIKA

7Kevin Dodd

WATERFOWL BEHAVIOR IN RESPONSE TO BALD EAGLE PRESENCE IN THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY OF CALIFORNIA

8Emily Hadjes

POPULATION GENETIC STRUCTURE OF AMERICAN PIKA METAPOPULATIONS: A COMPARISON OF TWO EXTREMES.

9Bryan Hamilton

COLLABORATIVE MANAGEMENT OF BIGHORN SHEEP IN EASTERN NEVADA

10Steven Hammerich

USE OF NON-INVASIVE BLACK BEAR MONITORING TO INSPIRE HUMAN-BEAR COEXISTENCE IN SONOMA COUNTY, CA

11Jeremy Hart

EVALUATING SOCIAL AND SOLITARY BEE COMMUNITIES IN MANAGED FORESTS AFFECTED BY WILDFIRES OF VARYING MAGNITUDE IN OREGON AND CALIFORNIA

12Jacob Harvey

THE ROLE OF FENCING AND OTHER ANTHROPOGENIC STRUCTURES IN PUMA (PUMA CONCOLOR) FEEDING ECOLOGY

13Michael Hernandez

PIKAS AND THEIR PARASITES: WHAT FECAL DNA CAN TELL US ABOUT DIETARY PREFERENCE AND INTESTINAL NEMATODE COMMUNITIES

14Carrie Johnson

PROTECTION AND CONSERVATION OF THE ENDANGERED SIERRA NEVADA YELLOW-LEGGED FROG (RANA SIERRAE) AT A POPULAR PACIFIC CREST TRAIL STREAM CROSSING

15Anna Jordan

GENETIC CORRELATES OF COLOR POLYMORPHISM IN THE GIANT GARTERSNAKE

16Kaitlin Kozlowski

COMPONENTS TO CONSERVATION: BANK SWALLOW POPULATION TRENDS IN TWO LONG-TERM STUDY REACHES ALONG THE SACRAMENTO RIVER

17Lisa Mason

HE PILINA WEHENA 'OLE: PRIORITIZING PILINA-BASED APPROACHES TO WILDLIFE CONSERVATION THROUGH PEOPLE-PLACE SYMBIOSES

18Claire Massaro

FLORAL SPECIES RICHNESS AND POLLINATOR PRESENCE IN INTERIOR FOREST STANDS AND ROADSIDE TRANSECTS

19Sydney McCluskey

USING NOVEL AND TRADITIONAL SURVEY TECHNIQUES TO MONITOR SMALL MAMMAL SPECIES IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

20Kylie McNary

BAT ACTIVITY AND DIVERSITY IN THE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA FOOTHILLS

21Katie Moriarty

EVALUATING HABITAT SUITABILITY AND CONNECTIVITY FOR A SMALL CARNIVORE, PACIFIC MARTEN, IN A PATCHY FIRE-PRONE LANDSCAPE

22Brock Ortega

EVIDENCED-BASED WILDLIFE USE EVALUATION OF THE STATE ROUTE 61/MORONGO PASS AREA AND CONNECTIVITY RECOMMENDATIONS - RIVERSIDE AND SAN BERNARDINO COUNTIES

23Julia Owen-Ramos

USE OF WHOLE GENOME SEQUENCING TO INVESTIGATE THE EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY OF ISLAND SPOTTED SKUNKS

24Sophie Preckler-Quisquater

GENOME-WIDE SEQUENCING ACROSS A ZONE OF SECONDARY CONTACT UNCOVERS COMPLEX DEMOGRAPHIC HISTORY AND ADMIXTURE BETWEEN CRYPTIC GRAY FOX LINEAGES

25Cate Quinn

GENOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF POPULATION DECLINES IN THE SIERRA NEVADA AND CASCADE RED FOX SUBSPECIES

26Marie Racioppa

CONSERVATION PLANNING FOR A SPECIES IN PERIL

27John Randolph

ADAPTING TO CHANGES IN RESOURCE AVAILABILITY BY AN ADULT MALE MOUNTAIN LION

28Candice Sawyer

USING DNA BARCODING TO UNCOVER NEW AND RARE MOTH SPECIES IN WEST NEW BRITAIN, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

29Juliann Schamel

DIET OF THE THREATENED ENDEMIC ISLAND FOX REVEALS VARIATION IN SANDY BEACH RESOURCE USE ON THE CALIFORNIA CHANNEL ISLANDS

30Salix Scoresby

MULTI-SPECIES PRESENCE CONCURRENT WITH RED TREE VOLE (ARBORIMUS LONGICAUDUS) NEST USE IN MANAGED FORESTS OF THE OREGON COAST RANGE

31Trinity Smith

FROM HAZARD TO HABITAT: A SUMMARY OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION'S ABANDONED MINE RECLAMATION EFFORTS

32Robyn Smith

DIFFERENT PREY RESOURCES SUGGEST LITTLE COMPETITION BETWEEN NON-NATIVE FROGS AND INSECTIVOROUS BIRDS DESPITE ISOTOPIC NICHE OVERLAP

33Slaney Stringer

MOUNTAIN QUAIL (OREORTYX PICTUS) HABITAT USE IN RESPONSE TO FOREST MANAGEMENT IN THE GREATER CRYSTAL BASIN AREA OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

34Robert Sweet

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF ARROYO TOAD POPULATIONS IN LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST FROM 2010 TO 2019.

35Jackson Tenney

MONITORING PYGMY SHORT-HORNED LIZARDS (PHRYNOSOMA DOUGLASII) IN NORTHWESTERN NEVADA

36Madison Treiber

USE OF NON-INVASIVE GENETIC SAMPLING IN POPULATION ESTIMATES OF THE GIANT KANGAROO RAT (DIPODOMYS INGENS), AN ENDANGERED SMALL MAMMAL

37Laura Van Vranken

IDENTIFYING SPATIAL USE PATTERNS OF A SEMIAQUATIC REPTILE IN A NOVEL ENVIRONMENT

38Joshua Vasquez

CHARACTERIZING AND MAPPING HABITAT FOR MULE DEER IN NEVADA

39Olivia Wang

INSIGHTS INTO THE NEST SITE CHARACTERISTICS OF PUEO (HAWAIIAN SHORT-EARED OWL; ASIO FLAMMEUS SANDWICHENSIS) ON O'AHU

40Kylie Weeks

CREATING PLANT-POLLINATOR NETWORKS IN THE OREGON COAST RANGE TO INFORM EXPERIMENTAL LANDSCAPE-SCALE FLORAL ENHANCEMENTS

41Carly White

APPLICATION OF METABARCODING FOR DEER DIET ANALYSIS BEFORE AND AFTER A LARGE WILDFIRE

42Jason Williams

LONGEVITY OF BAT COMPATIBLE GATES ON ABANDONED HARDROCK MINES

43Marilyn Wright

BREEDING AND WINTERING SPACE USE BY NORTHERN GOSHAWKS (ACCIPITER GENTILIS) IN NORTHEASTERN NEVADA