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Ecological Networks for Conservation

Symposium Organizers: Annika Keeley, Delta Stewardship Council; Matthew Ihnken, University of Minnesota; Angie Larsen-Gray, National Council for Air & Stream Improvement, Inc.; Mark Nelson, U.S. Forest Service; Jenny Rechel, USDA Forest Service; Greg Smith, Kent State University at Stark Supported by: TWS Spatial Ecology and Telemetry Working Group; TWS Climate Change and Wildlife Working Group; […]

Ecology and conservation of Eastern black rail: Road to recovery through management

Symposium Organizers: Jim Lyons, USGS Eastern Ecological Science Center at Patuxent Research Refuge; Michelle Stantial, USGS; Abby Lawson, U.S. Geological Survey This symposium will bring together ecologists and land managers to address a conservation crisis and promote research for best management practices for Eastern black rail, a small, cryptic marsh bird which historically ranged across […]

Forest Service, Climate Change and Adaptation

Symposium Organizers: Dixie Porter, Brian Logan, Anne Marsh, Patty Klein, Tracy Grazia, Brice Hanberry, and Mary Rowland Supported by: USDA Forest Service, In 2011, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) implemented the first “Climate Change Performance Scorecard” (Scorecard) for all national forests and grasslands across the nation encompassing 193 million acres and the Scorecard was expanded […]

Forest Service, Climate Change and Aquatics

Symposium Organizers: Dixie Porter, Brian Logan, Anne Marsh, Patty Klein, Tracy Grazia, Brice Hanberry, and Mary Rowland Supported by: USDA Forest Service, In 2011, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) implemented the first “Climate Change Performance Scorecard” (Scorecard) for all national forests and grasslands across the nation encompassing 193 million acres and the Scorecard was expanded […]

Forest Service, Climate Change and Vulnerability

Symposium Organizers: Dixie Porter, Brian Logan, Anne Marsh, Patty Klein, Tracy Grazia, Brice Hanberry, and Mary Rowland Supported by: USDA Forest Service, In 2011, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) implemented the first “Climate Change Performance Scorecard” (Scorecard) for all national forests and grasslands across the nation encompassing 193 million acres and the Scorecard was expanded […]

Forest Service, Climate Change Scorecard, Climate Hubs and National Overview

Symposium Organizers: Dixie Porter, Brian Logan, Anne Marsh, Patty Klein, Tracy Grazia, Brice Hanberry, and Mary Rowland  Supported by: USDA Forest Service In 2011, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) implemented the first “Climate Change Performance Scorecard” (Scorecard) for all national forests and grasslands across the nation encompassing 193 million acres and the Scorecard was expanded […]

Integrating decision analysis and quantitative ecology to support wildlife management

Symposium Organizers: Marjorie Liberati, Michigan State University; Michael Runge, U.S. Geological Survey; Anna Tucker Supported by: Biometrics Working Group This symposium will highlight synergies between decision analysis and quantitative ecology—two emerging areas of importance in wildlife management. Decision analysis, such as Structured Decision Making, provides a way of systematically deconstructing complex decisions into discrete components, […]

Keeping Rangelands Profitable

Symposium Organizers: Megan Clayton, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service; Bill Vodehnal, Retired, Nebraska Game and Parks; Carol Baldwin, ; Jared Beaver, Montana State University; Heidi Riddle, USFWS; Kyle Schumacher, ; Dan Sullins, Kansas State University; Romey Swanson, Audubon Texas; Carrie Trew, Oregon State UniversitySupported by: The Wildlife Society; TWS Rangeland Wildlife Working Group Traditional ranching […]

RADical Responses to Ecological Change in a Transforming World

Symposium   Responding to Ecosystem Transformation: Resist, Accept, or Direct? Laura Thompson, Erik Beever, Bob Newman, Jennifer Wilkening, Robert Magill, John Morton Many ecosystems are undergoing drastic transformations because of climate change and other human-driven factors. Thus, a static view of ecosystem processes may no longer be sufficient for managing wildlife and their habitats. We […]