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Ducks fly over rough water on the Bay of Green Bay.

2010 Cofrin Student Symposium

Thursday, February 25, 2010
1:00-4:00 pm 
1965 Room: University Union

Schedule of Presentations:

1:00--Introduction and Welcome by Cofrin Biodiversity Center Director Dr. Robert Howe

1:10--Santiago Ocariz (Faculty advisor: Michael Draney) "Comparison of canopy and sub canopy arthropod communities on the Cofrin Arboretum"

1:35--Pao Vue (Faculty advisor: Dan Meinhardt) "Snake species richness, abundance, and distribution on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Campus and Cofrin Arboretum"

2:00--Kymberly Ra Draeger and Adam Snippen (Faculty advisor: Amy Wolf) "The fungus among us: a snapshot of Mahon Woods’ hidden Kingdom"

2:25--Presentation of Sager Scholarship Award to Kari Petrashek for her paper “Northern Saw-whet Owl Fall Migration through  Woodland Dunes Nature Center and Preserve in Two Rivers, Wis. from 2000-2008.” 

2:30--Jacqueline Krall (Faculty advisor: Amy Wolf) "Temporal and spatial patterns of seed production by woody species in the Cofrin Arboretum forest dynamics plot"

3:00--Eric Struck (Faculty advisor: Amy Wolf) "Bioassessment of Mahon Creek using macroinvertebrate and fish communities"

3:25--Josh Martinez  (Faculty advisor: Mathew Dornbush) "The effect of herbivory by White-tailed deer on native forbs planted in a matrix of native grasses in urban parks"

3:50--Closing Remarks