Wednesday, November 15, 2006: 8:55 AM
Indiana Conv. Center, Room 101, First Floor
227: Role of Disturbance in Promoting Ecological Health and Diversity
Sponsor:A02 Military Land Use & Management
Presiding:Steven Warren, Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands
8:55 AMIntroductory Remarks
9:00 AMHeterogeneous Disturbance on Military Training Areas Enhances Biodiversity. 
Steven Warren, Ctr for Environmental Management of Military Lands
9:15 AMMilitary Vehicle Training Effects on Amounts of Bare Ground and Small Mammal Biodiversity.
Jonathan Conard, Kansas State Univ, Philip S. Gipson, Kansas State Univ, Donald Althoff, Kansas State Univ
9:30 AMEffects of Different Cover Crops (Bridge Species) on Non-Native Weed and Prairie Grass Abundance. 
Timothy Dickson, Iowa State Univ, Brian Wilsey, Iowa State Univ
9:45 AMGrazing, Burning, and Military Vehicle Training Effects on Grassland Species Diversity. 
John Guretzky, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Jeffrey S. Fehmi, Univ of Arizona, Alan Anderson, US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, Heidi Howard, US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory
10:00 AMResilience of the Tallgrass Ecosystem to Military Disturbance. 
Peggy Althoff, Kansas State Univ
10:15 AMThe Integration of Soils and Hydrology for Restoration Planning on Military Lands. 
Todd Caldwell, Desert Research Institute, Eric V. McDonald, Desert Research Institute, Ruth P. Sparks, ITAM Office
10:30 AMConcluding Remarks
10:35 AMAdjourn

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