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Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars
Spring 2016

All Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars are held Mondays at 3:30PM, in 112 Newins-Ziegler Hall. Cookies and coffee are always served.

1/4/2016
Seminar Class Meeting

1/11/2016
Charlie Krebs (U Brit. Columbia-Emeritus)
Seven Questions about the 10-year Cycle of Snowshoe Hares in Canada’s Yukon
(host: Oli)
Seminar Recording

1/18/2016
ML King Day - No Seminar

1/25/2016
Christopher Whelan (U of Illinois)
Birds and rails: do birds live on the wrong side of the tracks?
(host: Sieving)

2/1/2016
Stefano Allesina (U Chicago)
Dynamics of large ecological systems: a random matrix approach
(host: Bruna)

2/8/2016
Ellen Damschen (U Wisconsin-Madison)
“The impacts of global change and conservation solutions on fire-dependent plant communities”
(host: Bruna)

2/15/2016
Jeff Lucas (Purdue University)
Hearing: the other side of avian communication.
(host: Sieving)

2/22/2016
Steve Davis (Everglades Foundation)
“Caught between a rock and a soft spot: peat collapse and habitat vulnerability in the oligohaline coastal Everglades"
(host: McCleery)

2/29/2016
SPRING BREAK - No Seminar

3/7/2016
Kay Kirkman (Joseph Jones Center)
Restoration and conservation management of the longleaf pine ecosystem: understanding pieces of the puzzle
(host: Bruna)

3/14/2016
Madelon van De Kerk (WEC PhD Exit Seminar)
Dynamics and persistence of the Florida panther population: an individual-based approach
(host: Oli)

3/21/2016
Rajeev Pillay (WEC PhD Exit Seminar)
Decoding Songbird Vocalizations Reveals The Hidden Impacts Of Logging
(host: Fletcher)

3/28/2016
Shawn Riley (Michigan State U)
Factors affecting trust and confidence in a state wildlife agency
(host: Pienaar)

4/4/2016
Ernane Vieira Neto (WEC PhD Exit Seminar)
“Road proximity alters the demography and expansion of native herbivore populations in Neotropical savannas”
(host: Bruna)

4/11/2016
Fabiane Mundim (WEC PhD Exit Seminar)
“The effect of climate change on above and belowground plant-herbivore interactions”
(host: Bruna)

4/18/2016
WEC Master's Symposium & Spring Showcase