SER2013 World Conference ProgramCreated 2013-12-4

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The program below is preliminary; it may be subject to change.

Monday, October 7th
Plenary Session 1 - Paul Hawken and Margaret Palmer
Madison Ballroom A/B
Kingsley Dixon

Coffee Break

Session 1.01 Socio-Ecological Dimensions of Restoration E...
Hall of Ideas E
Brendon MH Larson
Developing a local development strategy: Preservation and revitalization of Louroujina village in Cyprus
Past and future national symbols: Sugar Maple or Norway Maple for Canada?
Using video technology to communicate remediation and restoration design to multiple stakeholders
Resilience, transformation and restoration: How prejudging the impossibility of restoration can function as a self-fulfilling prophesy in social-ecological systems.
The interface of ecology, society and technology and the importance of "different ways of knowing" in urban wastewater design
Integrating traditional ecological knowledge and restoration ecology: a few obstacles, multiple stakeholders and long term mutual benefits.

Session 1.02 Ecological Rehabilitation & Engineering I
Hall of Ideas F
Roy Allen Lubke
Fighting severe carbon loss of degraded peatlands by jump-starting original ecosystem functions with restoration
The Ecological Engineering and Large Scale Restoration of the Pennsylvania Avenue and Fountain Avenue Landfills, Brooklyn, NY
The past history of vegetation stabilisation of mine tailings on the Witwatersrand Gold Mine Fields and its influence on the restoration processes in South Africa
Wetland and Stream Restoration Techniques Following Emergency Response Actions to the Line 6B Oil Leak in Marshall, Michigan
Topsoil substitutes for mine rehabilitation - 10 years later
Initial plant community development on a reclaimed oil sands mine in northern Alberta, Canada

Session 1.03 Techniques in Restoration Ecology I
Hall of Ideas G
Brian M. Ohsowski
Shoreline and playa revegetation within a hyper-salinized National Wildlife Refuge in Central Montana
Grassland plant establishment in post-extraction sandpits: Plant response to arbuscular mycorrhizal inoculum, municipal compost, and biochar
Response and resilience of rivers to historical resource use in the Greater Yellowstone Region: an analysis using repeat photography
A sculpted River of Grass: Harnessing the power of a model - a historical look at the construction and operation of an Everglades “living laboratory”.
Floodplain wetland restoration in Vermont: A practitioner’s perspective

Session 1.04 Community Scale Restoration Ecology I
Hall of Ideas H
Roger C. Anderson
Dispersal, legacy effects, and deer directly and indirectly affect restoration outcomes after clearing and burning
Plant-soil feedbacks influence productivity and succession in tallgrass prairie
Successional changes in the vegetation communities of an eastern deciduous forest and implications for restoration
Endangered species re-introduction – habitat revival in limestone quarries
How seed banks vary across a degradation gradient and their restoration potential
Maintaining diversity in tallgrass prairie: Forb response to white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus Zimmermann) browsing.

Session 1.05 Restoration in Aquatic Ecosystems I
Hall of Ideas I
Jason Hale
Accelerating restoration of salt marshes by tidal channel excavation and mangrove transplantation in Saudi Arabia
Physical interventions determine wetland ecosystem recovery
From pre-disturbance planning to restoration - Wetland restoration in three years
Spotties vs. Bullies: Assessing differential habitat selection by endangered and invasive amphibians to inform wetland restoration targets.
The importance of instream habitat modifications for restoring channelized agricultural headwater streams
Life to ad(d)mire-Restoring drained and overgrowing wetlands

Session 1.06 Sympoisum - Ecology In Practice: Creative Co...
Hall of Ideas J
David Haley
The Fargo Project: from urban stormwater basin to restored prairie commons
Mobile Eco-Studio: Restoring Vacant Urban Space in the Sonoran Desert utilizing Social Art
The tortoise and the hare effect: From incremental steps to giant leaps, earning a passport for creative conservation and ecological restoration.
Post-urbanism: are cities ecologically fit for purpose?
Ecological recovery and governance: Landscape replacement and recycling of Jiao Zuo clay mine in China
Ecoart as planting seeds of creativity and turning poor soils into spaces of imagination; a metaphorical exploration

Session 1.07 Symposium - Mangroves, communities and clima...
Meeting Room K/O
Fiona Wilmot
Mitigation based in adaptation: El Salvador's ambitious community-based mangrove-restoration strategy
Ecological Mangrove Restoration, a community based project for mangrove restoration in Bay of Jiquilisco, El Salvador
Blue Carbon Maladaptation or Sustainable Adaptation Policies for Tanzanian Mangrove Forests?

Session 1.08 Workshop - Resolving Environmental Conflicts...
Meeting Room L/P
Lucy Moore
Resolving Environmental Conflicts: A Mediator shares Lessons for Resource Managers, Scientists and Stakeholders

Session 1.09 Workshop - Earth without "art" is just eh
Meeting Room M/Q
Cheryl Ulrich
Earth without “art” is just eh

Session 1.10 Restoration Ecology at Large Scales I
Meeting Room N/R
Steven A. Saari
Catchment landscape restoration: seedling recruitments and soil organic carbon sequestration as measures of ecological restoration success
Landscape change under ecological restoration in theloess hilly area of China: spatial heterogeneity
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and the UK Native Seed Hub: supporting landscape-scale restoration in the South Downs.
Unexpected Herbivory on a Rare Plant and the Need for Landscape Restoration
Rio Duero, an integral restoration program in a Mexican sub-basin
RiverSmart Washington: Sewershed scale ecological restoration in an urban environment

Session 1.11 Symposium - Constructing future nature: Ethi...
Lecture Hall
Alexander Felson
Designing future nature through ecological land planning and research-based design
Back to a future landscape: prospects for ecological restoration
The Fall of the Wild? The Ecological Ethics of Preservation, Restoration, and Design in the Anthropocene
Embracing uncertainty: Looking back while planning ahead

Session 1.12 Symposium - The History of Ecological Restor...
Madison Ballroom C
Stuart Allison
Brave the Distinctions: Thoughts on the meaning and history of “ecological restoration”
Back to Eden? Restoration and its meanings in 17th-century England
History of Ecological Restoration: A History of Multiple Communities of Interpreters
History of ecological history in ecological restoration
Concluding remarks: The history of ecological restoration: Where has the field been and where might it go?

Session 1.13 Symposium - Designing urban habitats: Integr...
Madison Ballroom D
Steven N. Handel
Piedmont forest restoration at Fernbank Museum of Natural History in metropolitan Atlanta
Peachtree Creek Restoration Greenway: Connecting People, Place and Nature along Atlanta's Waterway
Randall's Island Living Shore: Design for Rising Sea Level
Water Works Park: Restoration and Design in the Urban Landscape
Chain of Lakes: green infrastructure and eco services in Minneapolis parks

Lunch Break

Session 2.01 Invasive Species in Restoration Ecology I
Hall of Ideas E
Stefan Zerbe
What are the effects of restoration on exotic species? A meta-analysis
Intraspecific variation of invader impacts: Do invasive lineages differ in their competitive ability? Investigating the exotic Aegilops triuncialis in California grasslands
Biological invasion of North Italian floodplains by Robinia pseudoacacia L. and Prunus serotina Ehrh. and implications for forest restoration management
Land use history and native seed limitation influence the abundance of invasive plant species in an intermountain bunchgrass prairie
How do we determine which invasive plant will invade regenerating wetlands? The importance of land-use legacies and abiotic conditions
Will local or commercial native plants succeed where exotic invaders fail? Cheatgrass die-offs as an opportunity for restoration in the Great Basin, USA.

Session 2.02 Restoration Ecology Management & Planning I
Hall of Ideas F
Wade Johnson
A Restoration Evaluation Program for Minnesota, USA
Incorporating uncertainty into forest reconstructions: Implications for developing historical reference conditions
Interim outcomes and lessons learned during an intermediate phase of ecosystem restoration
Tools to support riverine restoration in enforcement driven cases.
Staged-scale restoration: A systematic approach for improving restoration effectiveness
BambuChar: A novel project of a restoration based economy

Session 2.03 Innovations in Restoration Ecology I
Hall of Ideas G
Stephen Smith
Urban Reforestation – 25 years of ecological reforestation in river valleys and ravines. Principles and pragmatics of economics, community and government support.
Catastrophic regime shift and the alternative stable state of the Eastern Savanna Ecoregion, North America
Cows in the Prairie, Prairies in the Fields—A House in the Wild
IUCN Red List of Ecosystems for the Americas: application of the categories and criteria to strategies for ecosystem restoration
Charting assisted migration as a climate change adaptation strategy for native plant materials
New ecological understanding from old restoration sites: Relationships between species composition and ecological function, and building a unifying framework for restoration and general ecology?

Session 2.04 Symposium - Working with the changing shore...
Hall of Ideas H
Marcha Johnson
Using mega-nourishment to adapt sandy beaches to sea level rise and storms
Beach ecology in a rising sea
Retrofitting coastal and marine infrastructures in order to increase their ecological value and sustain diverse marine life.
Integrating Ecological Restoration and Infrastructure in Puget Sound, Washington
Shifting the Paradigm from Stabilized Shores to more Flexible, Living Systems

Session 2.05 Symposium (Part 1 of 2) - Emiquon: a Large-S...
Hall of Ideas I
Jeffery W. Walk
Emiquon: Introduction to a large-scale floodplain restoration
Restoration planning: Developing targets and key ecological attributes to guide ecological restoration and management at Emiquon
Linking hydrodynamics and ecology to assess alternative management scenarios for the Emiquon Floodplain Restoration Project
Can Archaeology Inform Wetland Restoration and Management? A Case Study from Emiquon.
Water Quality and Bacteria Community Changes in Newly Restored Thompson Lake, Emiquon Preserve, IL
Response of zooplankton communities to restoration of a shallow floodplain lake at Emiquon Preserve, Illinois

Session 2.06 - Workshop (Part 1 of 2) - Orchestrating Hol...
Hall of Ideas J
James Aronson
Orchestrating Holistic Restoration: Why and How
Speaker Bios

Session 2.07 Workshop - Community-Based Restoration: Deve...
Meeting Room K/O
Matt Yurko
Community- Based Restoration: Developing Best Practices for Managing Volunteers

Session 2.08 Symposium (Part 1 of 2) - Building the coupl...
Meeting Room L/P
Shikui Dong
Degradation of grassland ecosystems in the developing world: tragedy of breaking coupled human-natural systems
Put the human disturbance for priming the vegetation succession to restore the degraded alpine meadow on Tibetan plateau
Spatio-temporal variability of grassland associated with climate change and human disturbance in Altun Nature Reserve in past 15 years
Restoration of high-altitude grazed peatlands in a changing world: An experience in the eastern Tibetan Plateau
Relative impacts of climate change and human activities on alpine grassland ecosystems

Session 2.09 Socio-Ecological Dimensions of Restoration E...
Meeting Room M/Q
Deborah Goffner
Rangeland restoration and livelihood diversification: Considerations of social-ecological vulnerability in emerging mixed land use systems.
A transferable campaign model for restoration communication
The influence of social factors on land restoration in developing countries: Watershed rehabilitation and wet meadow (bofedal) restoration in the Bolivian Andes
Restoration and private landowners: A case study of the rehabilitation of riparian habitat in the Kenai Keys on the Kenai River, Alaska
Selection of native tree species to enrich tropical living fences as restoration strategy: an ecological and socio-economic perspective
Ecological and ethnobotanical knowledge of tree species in Northern Senegal: an action research approach for the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and Sahel Initiative

Session 2.10 - Techniques in Restoration Ecology II
Meeting Room N/R
Fatima C.M. Piña-Rodrigues
Monitoring of riparian vegetation restoration along the reconstructed Red Hill Creek, Hamilton, Ontario Canada, 2008-2012
Are allometric models developed to natural forests an accurate biomass predictor for restoration plantations? Assessing aboveground biomass to different functional groups
The harvester ant Messor barbarus as a new tool in ecological engineering: the case of the restoration of a dryland destroyed by an oil leak.
Performance of saplings implanted and natural regeneration development in different restoration models in a riparian forest in Southeastern Brazil
Direct seeding native trees as a restoration strategy for rural Andean agroecosystems: Empirical data from south Ecuador
Effects of plant derived smoke solutions on seed germination of ten forage species

Session 2.11 Climate Change & Restoration Ecology I
Lecture Hall
Kelly D. Moores
Using scenario building to assess the needs for ecological restoration in protected areas under a changing climate: A case study at Bruce Peninsula National Park
Common ground in a heated debate: A role for restoration in facilitating plant species’ responses to climate change
Increasing atmospheric nitrogen deposition: Implications for tallgrass prairie restoration
Moving towards a strategic approach to on-the-ground adaptation to rapid climate change on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska
Role of forest ecosystem in mitigating global warming and implication for ecological restoration in Ethiopia
Use of CLIMEX and Non-climatic Parameters to Refine Areas Suitable for Date Palm Cultivation in Spain under Various Climate Change Scenarios

Session 2.12 Symposium (Part 1 of 2) - Novel ecosystems:...
Madison Ballroom C
Eric S. Higgs
Managing the whole landscape: expanding the restoration paradigm
What's new about ecological novelty?
Quantifying the extent of novel ecosystems
Novel ecosystems and climate change
Characterizing novel ecosystems: challenges for measurement

Session 2.13 Symposium - Indigenous Arts+Sciences Earth P...
Madison Ballroom D
Cheryl Bauer-Armstrong
Indigenous Arts and Sciences Earth Partnership: Sustaining community partnerships through cultural connections and ecological restoration education

Coffee Break

Session 3.01 Community Scale Restoration Ecology II
Hall of Ideas E
Cristina Eisenberg
Ectomycorrhizal community recovery following exotic species invasion and restoration in an oak woodland
Restoring Rocky Mountain ecosystems with Fire and Wolves
Re-establishment of flower-visitor communities in restored areas of Atlantic Semi-deciduous Forest
Responses to frost of tropical dry forests species: Consequences for restoration of “novel communities” and implications for assisted migration
Spatial dynamics of vernal pool amphibians: Using translocations to identify spatial scales of habitat selection
Vegetation responses to forest restoration in pine-dominated boreal forests

Session 3.02 Symposium - A parallel trajectory in applied...
Hall of Ideas F
John Munro
Evolution of the designer / practitioner model within the genre of applied ecological restoration
Help Wanted: a call for trans-disciplinary collaboration in the urban environment
About time: developing a professional landscape architecture program with a concentration in ecological restoration
How the combination of Ecological Restoration and Landscape Architecture can create a Sustainable Corporate Campus
Landscape Architects’ Approach to Ecological Restoration
Merging of the Minds: a new breed of ecologist and landscape architect approach ecological restoration

Session 3.03 Restoration Ecology in Aquatic Ecosystems II
Hall of Ideas G
Stuart Appelbaum
Kissimmee River restoration: Evolution or intelligent design?
Long-term development and ecosystem functions of restored wetlands
A multi-tiered catchment analysis of Upper Redwood Creek, an urban, trout bearing stream in Oakland, CA.
Restoration of novel stream systems to optimize ecosystem services
Historical actions, new philosophies and the restoration of the St Lucia Estuarine System in the iSimangaliso World Heritage Site, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Effects of cascading hydropower dams on the biological integrity of aquatic plankton assemblages in the middle Lancang-Mekong River

Session 3.04 Ecological Rehabilitation & Engineering II
Hall of Ideas H
Susan Rowley
Restoration of understory plant communities in an oil and gas development region
Improved restoration of mine-affected forests in the Philippines through innovative monitoring system using Landscape Function Analysis (LFA)
The restoration of different post-minig sites using spontaneous succession: a comparison across seres on Central European scale
Transformation of an Industrial Brownfield into an Ecological Buffer for Michigan’s Only Ramsar Wetland of International Importance
Interstate 294 bio-swales acting as pre-treatment systems and soil pH regulators
Is there enough water in waste-rock substrates to restore a functional tropical savanna to mined lands in northern Australia?

Session 3.05 Symposium (Part 2 of 2) - Emiquon: a Large-S...
Hall of Ideas I
Jeffery W. Walk
Emiquon Fish Community Response to 6 Years of Restoration
Vegetation response to restoration and management of Emiquon Preserve, 2007–2012
Response of waterbirds to wetland restoration in the Illinois River Valley: A case study at the Emiquon Preserve
People at Emiquon: Recreation and Education
The local economic impact of the Emiquon Preserve
The future of Emiquon: sustaining and leveraging high-quality functional floodplain long term

Session 3.06 Workshop (Part 2 of 2) - Orchestrating Holis...
Hall of Ideas J
James Aronson
Breakout sessions for discussion of selected projects and themes, in view of a possible journal article. Led by the co-organizers and the speakers.

Session 3.07 Population Scale Restoration Ecology I
Meeting Room K/O
Lorena Fabiola Ruiz Talonia
Limber pine (Pinus flexilis) seed harvest timing and ex situ cone maturation for restoration and biodiversity conservation in Alberta, Canada
Germination signatures of 89 arid zone species: A comprehensive dormancy classification assessment that highlights the germination requirements for species required for restoration
Temperature control of germination in Eucalyptus: implications for restoration
The Juçara palm (Euterpe oleracea Mart.) as an alternative for restoration of ciliary forest in the wetlands of Maranhão State, northeastern Brazil.
Comparative approaches to establishing a difficult-to-grow shrub for restoration: A case study using shaggy-barked manzanita (Arctostaphylos tomentosa ssp. tomentosa) in California.
Distribution variation of Littoraia melanostoma Gray (Littorinidae) in rehabilitated Kandelia candel and Aegiceras corniculatum mangroves with different ages

Session 3.08 Symposium (Part 2 of 2) - Building the coupl...
Meeting Room L/P
Shikui Dong
Need of a new rangeland management for the Bedouin Society after a 15-years drought
A New Human-Nature Relationship in Pasture Management in South America
Developing a payment for ecosystem services model for ecological restoration and sustainable livelihoods promotion in alpine rangeland region on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, China
Simulated restoration of wildebeest migratory pathways in the Athi-Kaputiei Plains of Kenya
Controls on soil organic matter dynamics during woody plant expansion in a degraded grassland exclosure.

Session 3.09 - Socio-Ecological Dimensions of Restoration...
Meeting Room M/Q
Steve Swenson
The Leopold-Pine Island Important Bird Area: Science,Partnership and Adaptive Management.
Women hunters and their barriers to participation
Institutional and landscape resilience in central Oregon
Updates in the Plant a Billion Trees campaign: Promoting large scale restoration in the Atlantic Forest, Brazil
ELTI’s Permanent Training Sites Initiative: Capacity Building for Tropical Forest Restoration
Social factors drive decisions that influence restoration and conservation outcomes in Australian urban grassland reserves

Session 3.10 - Restoration Ecology Management & Planning II
Meeting Room N/R
Kathryn Dunning
Funding for wildlife habitat restoration projects with a climate adaptation focus
Integrated Evaluation Model of Biodiversity Conservation for Planning Protected Area in Korea
Incentive Arrangements in Turkish Law to Increase Existance Of Forest
Using the Green Energy Landscape Facilities to Enhance the Ecological Restoration
Study on coastal and marine ecological compensation in China
Analysing learning at the interface of scientific and traditional ecological knowledge in a mangrove ecosystem restoration scenario in the eastern coast of Tanzania

Session 3.11 Techniques in Restoration Ecology III
Lecture Hall
Victoria Froude
Calumet Prairie: An example of using combined management techniques to enhance effectiveness and efficiency in high quality natural areas.
Historical riverine landscape dynamics knowledge as a tool to assess ecological restoration practices for headwaters ecosystems.
Transforming Forest Road Restoration by Integrating Lessons from a Decade of Adaptive Monitoring
Measuring progress towards an ecological restoration goal of recovering environmental naturalness
Field assessment and geospatial modeling for developing an ecological design for restoration in the St. Louis River Estuary
An investigation of the impacts of seed origin on grassland restoration success

Session 3.12 Symposium (Part 2 of 2) - Novel ecosystems:...
Madison Ballroom C
Eric S. Higgs
Navigating the hybrid space: Social barriers as an excuse for inaction?
The management framework in practice: Making decisions in Atlantic Canadian Meadows
Meet the Challenge of Change: The Duty to Accept Novel Ecosystems
Historical-hybrid-novel: from concepts to application

Session 3.13 Symposium - Practitioners of Intimate Restor...
Madison Ballroom D
Nancy Aten
Practitioners of Intimate Restoration: Introduction
Effects of 20 years oak savanna restoration on avian and mycological species in a southern Iowa oak savanna remnant
Un-farming in western Wisconsin - restoring prairie and savanna habitat on an old farm
The compatibility of farm income generation with ecological restoration
Nurturing your community to watch, witness and work
Response, synthesis and discussion

Founders' Reception

Tuesday, October 8th
Plenary Session 2 - Luc Gnacadja and Braulio Dias
Madison Ballroom A/B
Karen Keenleyside

Coffee Break

Session 1.01 Economics, Human Communities, & Livelihoods...
Hall of Ideas E
Eric D. Nost
Restoration of Tribal Ecosystems through Permacultural for Sustainable Development and Poverty Alleviation in Underdeveloped and developing countries
Not all forests are created equal: Community-based restoration enchances cloud forest tree diversity, species composition, and the abundance of locally useful species in Andean Ecuador
Scaling up? Difficulties in the prioritization, selection, and evaluation of restoration sites for Oregon's ecosystem services market
Imperatives of resolving the Niger Delta conflicts for growth and development.
Rocking the boat of biodiversity offsets: how ecological restoration in civil engineering and landscape planning is getting sussed out
Stacking ecosystem services: Controversies in selling multiple credit types from single restoration sites

Session 1.02 Restoration Ecology at Large Scales II
Hall of Ideas F
Dawn R. Magness
Landscape and local factors affect tropical forest restoration
Ecological Response to Large-scale Wetland Restoration and Stream Realignment in Wisconsin’s Central Sands Region
Using life cycle models for planning, design, and prioritization of landscape restoration actions for migratory species, such as Pacific salmon
Bet-hedging across the conservation network: how diverse adaptation strategies can increase regional resilience
Developing a qualitative state-transition model for restoration planning at the landscape scale
Trigger point theory; an idea model for large landscape restoration in the anthropocene

Session 1.03 - Ecological Rehabilitation & Engineering III
Hall of Ideas G
Thierry Dutoit
Restoration and Management for Damaged Ecosystems in Umm Nigaa in the State of Kuwait
Restoring a Mediterranean steppe by using soil tranfert after a pipeline leak (Plain of La Crau, Southeastern France).
Response of Haloxylon salicornicum and its rhizosphere microflora to soils contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons in Kuwait
Coating seeds with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi spores for use in ecological restoration of mined areas by hydroseeding
Restoration of degraded drylands in Kuwait
Ecological Restoration Opportunities on Chicagoland Urban-Industrial Lands

Session 1.04 Symposium - Using target seedlings to maximi...
Hall of Ideas H
Jeremiah Pinto
The Target Plant Concept can help you reach your restoration objectives
Site evaluation, limiting factors, and mitigating measures: understanding your outplanting site to maximize outplanting success
Seedling quality: Physiological and morphological targets
Target plant concept: Genetic considerations in seedling selection
Stocktype development and selection for improved restoration success in Lebanon
Fusing Eastern and Western outplanting practices for success: Restoring forests in Lebanon

Session 1.05 Climate Change & Restoration Ecology II
Hall of Ideas I
Eric J. Weissberger
Oyster restoration in the face of climate change
Carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in restored wetlands
Modeling Sea Level Rise in the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary using a Coastal Vulnerability Index
Restoration and conservation planning based on carbon sequestration under current and projected future scenarios
Scaling Up Conservation: ecological restoration and fostering stewardship at Wolong Nature Reserve (Sichuan) offer lessons to conserve biodiversity, secure livelihoods, and adapt to climate change

Session 1.06 Symposium - Ecological and taxonomic perspec...
Hall of Ideas J
James Cane
Bees and restoration: A natural history primer
Assessing the response of bees to habitat restoration across agricultural landscapes in the UK
Factors influencing bee communities on reclaimed mine and their response to restoration
Wildfire and native bees in the Great Basin
Bee and plant community succession in riparian restorations from former farm land
Pollinator habitat restoration in managed lands – does it increase bees and crop yield, and can that further encourage restoration?

Session 1.07 Community Scale Restoration Ecology III
Meeting Room K/O
Jayne Jonas-Bratten
An 18-year study of breeding birds within grassland restorations in Illinois: Can restorations replicate the real thing?
Spiders in the grass: The effects of spiders, herbivores, and non-native grassland plants on native plant damage.
Multiple benefits of tallgrass prairie restoration
Does native revegetation lead to the restoration of plant-herbivore interaction networks?
Native early seral plant species improve restoration success
Beaver (Castor fiber) recovery triggers peatland restoration in southern Germany

Session 1.08 Socio-Ecological Dimensions of Restoration E...
Meeting Room L/P
Susan M. Galatowitsch
A regional training approach to capacity building for ecological restoration professionals
Best practice tools of ecological restoration planning in protected areas in Finland
Novel ecosystems: opportunities for operationalising cultural ecosystem service provision
Samish traditional ecological knowledge and wisdom: From songs, stories and practices to environmental restoration on Cypress Island, WA
Leveraging funding and volunteers to combat woody invasive species and lesser celandine (Ranunculus ficaria) in southwest Ohio.
Speaking the same language: How the Joint Fire Science Program disseminates research to practitioners

Session 1.09 Symposium - Healthy dunes, healthy communiti...
Meeting Room M/Q
Mark J. O'Leary
Assessing ecosystem health, stressors and opportunities for restoration along a 1.2 mile stretch of dune and beach along southern Lake Michigan
Fedder's Alley- An Environmental View

Session 1.10 - Invasive Species in Restoration Ecology II
Meeting Room N/R
Christopher May
The total package: Mapping, prioritizing, treating, and monitoring large-scale Phragmites invasions
Converting invasive plants to bioenergy: an innovative approach to restoring Great Lakes coastal wetlands
Integrated Management of Common Reed (Phragmites australis) in Panne Ecosystems
In-lake detection and classification of three invasive aquatic macrophytes using spectral reflectance and dissolved organic matter
Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis) as a deterrent to garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) invasion in deciduous forests
Invasive plant litter is slower to decompose than native litter and reduces native plant richness and abundance in restored and reference vernal pools

Session 1.11 Symposium - Fire as a tool in restoration ec...
Lecture Hall
Paul H. Zedler
Restoring Tallgrass Prairie (and Associated Ecosystems)
The role of fire in restoration and management of southeastern pine savannas and woodlands
Oak, fire and mesophication: Past, current and future trends of oak in the eastern United States.
Variable fire regimes and interactions in Lake States forest types

Session 1.12 Symposium - Near-shore to deep-sea marine re...
Madison Ballroom C
Keith Bowers
Near- shore to deep- sea marine restoration: Venturing into the abyss
Innovative solutions/tools for coastal fish nursery restoration
Post-larvae capture and culture evaluation of fish biodiversity and potential capacity to restore fish population
Applying principles of Reconciliation Ecology in environmentally sensitive designs of coastal defense structures: a case study from the Mediterranean Sea.
Near shore and Deep Sea Ocean Restoration: What’s what and A Way Forward
From floating wetlands, living piers, green bulkheads to algal turf scrubbers, the integration of ecological engineering with urban waterfront restoration

Session 1.13 Symposium - Assessing carbon sequestration d...
Madison Ballroom D
Robin Chazdon
Assessing above- and belowground carbon stocks in regenerating tropical dry forests
From plantations to forests: Restocking carbon
Challenges measuring and predicting above and belowground carbon stocks in post-agricultural Caribbean forests
Demographic drivers of tree biomass change in second-growth rain forests
The potential of biomass accumulation in restored tropical forest: estimates from Atlantic Forest of Brazil
Effects of species variation in allometry, wood specific gravity, and carbon content on estimations of tree biomass and carbon storage in tropical second-growth forests

Lunch Break

SER Members' Meeting

Session 2.01 Community Scale Restoration Ecology IV
Hall of Ideas E
John B. Taft
Heterogeneous restoration outcome as a result of heterogeneous disturbance
Applying the past to the present: Assessing reconstruction of Karner Blue Butterfly habitat on conservation reserve program lands in Wisconsin
Developing Science-based Strategies for Restoration of Oak Woodland Communities in Northeast Illinois Using Five Canopy Thinning Regimes
Native bee diversity and pollination function in restored wet meadows
From seedlings to trees: evaluating restoration success using structural and functional attributes in a mangrove ecosystem in the Amazonian Coast, Maranhão, Brazil.
Evidence of species and functional group attrition in shrub-encroached prairie: Implications for restoration

Session 2.02 Symposium - Animals as restoration tools in...
Hall of Ideas F
Wesley Rodrigues Silva
Baited perches and the attraction of frugivores: Managing the seed source for habitat restoration and enrichment.
Resurrecting extinct grazing and seed dispersal interactions using non-native tortoises
Birds and ecosystem processes in tropical forest restoration efforts
Bat communities in a tropical forest restoration experiment in southern Costa Rica
Nucleation patch characteristics in abandoned pastures can improve seed rain and foraging time spent by dispersers

Session 2.03 Economics, Human Communities, & Livelihoods...
Hall of Ideas G
Carol Williams
Making the Case for Your Maintenance Budget: Lessons from Urban Stormwater Restoration.
Costa Rican citizen cloud forest restoration through eco-loan financing
The economic and social reasons why few prairie and savanna plantings match the quality and diversity of our State Natural Areas.
Native Seed Farming: Vacancy as a Laboratory
Turning Brownfields into green space: Part 1. A framework to evaluate the net ecosystem services associated with natural re-development.
Turning Brownfields into green space: Part 2. Applying the net ecosystem services framework to a case study in northeast Ohio.

Session 2.04 Population Scale Restoration Ecology II
Hall of Ideas H
Katalin Torok
Reinforcement and reintroduction of beetle populations after ecological restoration of a Mediterranean steppe (La Crau, southeastern France)
Optimizing seed mixtures and seeding rates for restoration of surface disturbances on Colorado shortgrass steppe
Challenges in monitoring populations of an early successional endemic sedge, Rhynchospora knieskernii L.
Restoring a lost ecotone: Reintroduction of the endangered Pyne’s ground plum (Astragalus bibullatus)
Initially successful introduction of an endangered Florida scrub herb to a new, protected site
Use of seed bank samples for restoration purposes in the Pannon region of Europe

Session 2.05 Symposium - Genetic diversity and restoratio...
Hall of Ideas I
Kristina Hufford
Planning for the use of native plant materials in a changing climate
Genetic Consideration for reintroductions of rare species: Lessons learnt from Cirsium pitcheri and Asclepias lanuginosa reintroductions
Plant regeneration and restoration: What is needed to establish viable, restored populations in future climates?
Latitudinal population genetic differentiation in Stylidium hispidum: implications for restoration planning
A test of potential seed transfer zones for restoration in the Great Basin: examples from Penstemon and Eriogonum
Will warm or cold adapted ecotypes prevail in the future? A look at blackbrush (Coleogyne ramosissima) genecological models under climate change scenarios

Session 2.06 Symposium - Restoration of tropical and subt...
Hall of Ideas J
Elise Buisson
Prescribed fire, land-use history, and connectivity in the restoration of species-diverse, subtropical pine savannas
Degradation in subtropical grasslands in southern Brazil - lessons for restoration
The tough challenge of restoring the Brazilian Cerrado grasslands after biological invasions
Restoration of the campos rupestres, Neotropical mountain grasslands (Brazil).
Saving tropical copper grasslands: a comparison of vegetation and top soil translocation.
How to increase species diversity in phytostabilization strategies near Lubumbashi (Katanga – D.R.C.)?
Challenges and future of the restoration of harsh environments in the tropics

Session 2.07 Workshop - - The development and application...
Meeting Room K/O
Rory Harrington
The development and application of the Integrated Constructed Wetland (ICW) concept; origins, design concept and application.

Session 2.08 - Innovations in Restoration Ecology II
Meeting Room L/P
Patrick O. Goggin
Establishing a long-term lake and water quality monitoring program for Lake Cocibolca / Nicaragua, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, Central America.
Creating mounds to restore sedge meadow heterogeneity and species diversity
Remote mapping of habitat suitability for at-risk plant species and its implications for restoration and reintroduction
Maintaining flat bug species (Aradus spp.) in boreal forest landscapes; an experiment mimicking natural disturbances.
Comparing seed drill effects on post-fire soil erosion in the Great Basin
Next generation mitigation: Regional mitigation strategies for utility scale solar development

Session 2.09 Restoration Ecology Management & Planning III
Meeting Room M/Q
Eva Garen
Does management affect secondary succession after clearcutting of Atlantic Forest?
Overcoming limitations of the past through collaboration of science and practice
Making the case for ecological restoration on private agricultural lands
Strengthening the capacity for integrating conservation and restoration objectives into agricultural landscapes: Case studies and lessons learned from Colombia and Panama
Building flexible ecological quality models for land management decision-making

Session 2.10 - Community Scale Restoration Ecology V
Meeting Room N/R
Wei Wei
Avian protection program of a power delivery company (PHI)
Natural processes for the restoration of landslides, steep and unstable slopes
Ecological restoration in a semiarid loess hilly area of China: experiences and consequences
Reproductive biology of Lumnitzera racemosa Willd. for its restoration in Indian mangroves
Understanding tree regeneration following restoration with native tree plantations in degraded montane forests of Kenya

Session 2.11 Symposium - Coral reef restoration: restorin...
Lecture Hall
Boze Hancock
Building resilience into coral reef conservation with the reef resilience network, training and knowledge sharing for reef managers and stakeholders.
Reef restoration and coral propagation of the threatened genus Acropora in the Caribbean: Time to scale up!!
Restoring Acroporid coral reefs in the US Virgin Islands
Restoring Coral Reefs through Invasive Species Control in Hawai‘i
Management of Alien Invasive Algae in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu through the Use of Mechanical Removal and Bio-control Efforts

Session 2.12 Symposium (Part 1 of 2) - Restoring function...
Madison Ballroom C
Mark D. Dixon
Functional flows: A practical strategy for healthy rivers
Functional flows to support restoration of cottonwoods on the Kootenai River, Idaho, U.S.A
An in-situ experiment to evaluate differing sources of plant propagules on the restoration of the black cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa T. & G.) forest community
The dammed Missouri River: A forty-year remeasurement shows that time for restoration is running out
Effects of a “natural” flood event on the riparian ecosystem of an impaired large-river system: The 2011 flood on the Missouri River, USA
Process-based riparian restoration on boreal rivers: success or failure?

Session 2.13 Symposium - Stream and Riparian Restoration...
Madison Ballroom D
Todd Hogrefe
Past, Present, and Future Objectives of Stream Restoration: A Practitioner’s Perspective
An overview of principals of natural channel design and a case study of the Dead River Recovery project in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
The impact of climate change on river restoration design in the Great Lakes
Context-dependent stream restoration in a forested Michigan watershed and an urban Indiana watershed: Lessons for applied ecology
Community Engagement and Support: Boardman River Case Study

Coffee Break

Session 3.01 Techniques in Restoration Ecology IV
Hall of Ideas E
Matt McCaw
Non-chemical adaptive management of resprouting shrubs in a grassland restoration
An inventory and recommendations for management of invasive alien plants in Point Pelee National Park
Ants as environmental indicators. What do the various taxonomic levels tell us?
Sample size and sampling method affect floristic quality estimates for a young tallgrass prairie restoration
Growing the ungrowable - Australian keystone species for revegetation through plant tissue culture
Ecological restoration of moorland ecosystems through the use of natural and naturalized promissory forage species. A case of study in the Chimborazo-Ecuador moorland zone.

Session 3.02 Restoration Ecology Management & Planning IV
Hall of Ideas F
Klaus Kellner
Long-term impacts of restoration activities in the semi-arid Savannas of South Africa assisted by Government and Non-Government organisations
Prioritization of stream restoration strategies at the watershed scale for reduction of sediment and phosphorus load
Regional strategy provides tools for conservation and restoration in Portland, Oregon
From adaptation planning to action: Spring ecosystem inventory, assessment and restoration in the Sky Island region
Landscape-scale conservation: Bridging the gaps between public, private, professional and volunteer conservation efforts
Are fencing and pest controls enough? Perspectives on long term forest management

Session 3.03 Community Scale Restoration Ecology VI
Hall of Ideas G
Karel Prach
Spontaneous succession as a way of restoration of human-disturbed habitats: a multi-site analysis
Comparison of habitat conditions and soil carbon in restored and unrestored montane meadows of California
Food-web approaches in landscape-scale restoration
Understanding soil and vegetation interactions at different life stages to restore a threatened plant community in a semi-arid environment
Harvesting native tallgrass prairie seed for large-scale restorations: Are we changing our remnant plant communities through overharvest?
Documenting lessons and refining the wetland restoration field of practice in South Africa: The response of two wetlands to Working for Wetlands restoration.

Session 3.04 Restoration Ecology in Working and Abandoned...
Hall of Ideas H
Christopher M. McGlone
Does conversion from continuous to rotational cattle grazing improve the vegetation abundance and diversity in sagebrush ecosystems?
Restoration of herb layer biodiversity in post-agricultural forests: from science to practice
Sedge/grass meadow wetland restoration on agricultural land near Lake Ontario
Two strategies for the rehabilitation of riparian buffers in an Andean landscape dominated by exotic pastures
Soil biotic communities under shelter belts within agricultural landscapes and the effect of plant functional type
Understanding the influence of grazing pressure changes on soil organic carbon, ground cover and floristic diversity in Australian rangelands

Session 3.05 Symposium - Restoration at the Top of the Wo...
Hall of Ideas I
Carolyn Einig
Putting the pieces back together: from gully to a functioning mountain meadow in Sequoia National Park
Social-organizational dimensions of ecological restoration: collaborative forest restorationon the Uncompahgre Plateau, Western Colorado
Vegetation restoration at a high-elevation surface mine in the San Juan Mountains, Colorado
Understory Plant Response to Mastication Treatments in Forested Ecosystems of Colorado
Herbivory maintains altered vegetation and carbon flux in Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park: concepts for restoration

Session 3.06 Community Scale Restoration VII
Hall of Ideas J
Jeff R. Powell
Improving Wollemi pine recovery outcomes: is success determined by soil microbes?
Cottonwood forest expansion on deltas in dammed rivers: Is it passive restoration?
Progress toward restoration of naturally reproducing top predators and self regulation of Lake Huron’s fish community, a case study
Restoration of Replacement Habitat of the Two Endangered Species, Korean Golden Frogs and Narrow-mouthed Toads
Ecologicalprocesses after restoration of boreal peatlands
Using the foraging behavior of yellow-banded bumble bee (Bombus terricola Kirby) and other pollinators to guide habitat restoration in northeast Wisconsin

Session 3.07 Symposium - Approaches to restoring American...
Meeting Room K/O
Thomas Saielli
Growth, blight-resistance, and fungal mutualisms of backcrossed American chestnuts in ecological restoration
Evaluating biological control efforts in a Wisconsin American chesnut stand
A conceptual framework for restoration of threatened plants: the effective model of American chestnut (Castaneadentata) reintroduction
Are hypoviruses the Holy Grail of chestnut restoration?

Session 3.08 Workshop - Remote sensing applications for e...
Meeting Room L/P
Remote sensing applications for ecological restoration and natural areas management

Session 3.09 - Socio-Ecological Dimensions of Restoration...
Meeting Room M/Q
Arlene Hopkins
Community-based Ecological Restoration in the Urban Commons: California Examples at Schools, Libraries, Fire Stations and Other Community Lands.
Valuing the role of private landowners in the ecological restoration of watersheds damaged by the 2002 Hayman Fire, Colorado, USA
A Preliminary Survey and Assessment of U.S. Municipal Regulations Governing the Use of Prescribed Grazing as an Ecological Restoration Technique in Urban Settings
Education for sustainable development with a focus on land restoration - what is its impact?
Evaluation and communication of genetic risks in plant restoration