2010 Cofrin Student Symposium
Thursday, February 25, 2010
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"