This section provides a sampling of our recent activities and accomplishments, plus providing information on upcoming events.
The Centre was officially opened on 7 March 2006, with the unveiling of a plaque and signing an agreement to work as a partner with the South Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Program.
Campbell, D.B., S. Kiiskila, J.J. Zwiazek and M.D. Jones. 2005. Effects of forest floor planting and use of air-vent containers on growth and root architecture of Pinus contorta seedlings in a cold northern cutblock. New Forests: in press.
Chen, X., X. Wei and R. Scherer. 2005. Influence of wildfire and harvest on biomass, carbon pool and decomposition of large woody debris in forested streams of southern interior British Columbia. Forest Ecology and Management 208:101-114.
Darnell, A., K.E. Hodges, and C. Guglielmo. 2005. Urine urea-creatinine ratio of mammalian carnivores: a good nutritional index for the wrong reason? Wildlife Society Bulletin, in press.
Durall, D.M., M.D. Jones, and K.J. Lewis. 2005. Effects of forest management on fungal communities. In: Fungal Community: Its Organization and Role in the Ecosystem, 3rd ed. J. Dighton (ed). Marcel Dekker.
Durall, D.M., S.W. Simard, S. Gamiet, S. Sakakibara, and L. Kudrna. 2006. Effects of clearcut logging and tree species composition on the diversity and community composition of epigeous fruit bodies formed by ectomycorrhizal fungi. Canadian Journal of Botany: In Press.
Esterby, S.R., H. Thistlewood and B. Vernon. 2006. Discussion of the analysis of codling moth data from the Okanagan Sterile Insect Release Program. In Case study in data analysis: variables related to codling moth abundance and efficacy of the Okanagan Sterile Insect Release program, Editor, S.R.Esterby.
Grenon, F., R.L. Bradley, M. Jones, and B. Shipley. 2005. Soil factors controlling mineral N uptake by Picea engelmannii seedlings: the importance of gross NH4+ production rates. New Phytologist 165: 791-800.
Hagen, A.N. and K.E. Hodges. 2006. Resolving critical habitat designation failures: can we reconcile law, policy, and biology? Conservation Biology 20:399-407.
Hodges, K.E., R. Boonstra, and C.J. Krebs. 2006. Overwinter mass loss of snowshoe hares in Yukon: starvation, stress, adaptation or artefact? Journal of Animal Ecology 75:1-13.
Hodges, K.E. and A.R.E. Sinclair. 2005. Browse site selection by snowshoe hares under risk of predation. Canadian Journal of Zoology 83: 280-292.
Hodges, K.E. and L.S. Mills. 2005. Snowshoe hares in Yellowstone. Yellowstone Science 13:3-6.
Jones, M.D. and S.E. Smith. 2004. Exploring functional definitions of mycorrhizas: are mycorrhizas always mutualisms? Canadian Journal of Botany 82: 1089-1109.
Jones, M.D., D.M. Durall and J.W.G. Cairney. 2003. Tansley review: Ectomycorrhizal fungal communities in young stands regenerating after clearcut logging. New Phytologist 157: 399-422.
Keyghobadi, N., K. P. Unger, J. D. Weintraub, and D. M. Fonseca. In press. Remnant populations of the regal fritillary (Speyeria idalia) in Pennsylvania: local genetic structure in a high gene flow species. Conservation Genetics 7: 309-313.
Smith, J. L., N. Keyghobadi, M. A. Matrone, R. L. Escher, and D. M. Fonseca. 2005. Cross-species comparison of microsatellite loci in the Culex pipiens complex and beyond. Molecular Ecology Notes 5: 697-700.
Keyghobadi, N., J. Roland, and C. Strobeck. 2005. Genetic differentiation and gene flow among populations of the alpine butterfly, Parnassius smintheus, vary with landscape connectivity. Molecular Ecology 14: 1897-1909.
Keyghobadi, N., J. Roland, S.F. Matter, and C. Strobeck. 2005. Among- and within-patch components of genetic diversity respond at different rates to habitat fragmentation: an empirical demonstration. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 272: 553-560.
Kosola, K.R., D.M. Durall, G.P. Robertson, D.I. Dickmann, D. Parry, C.A. Russell, and E.A. Paul. 2004. Resilience of mycorrhizal fungi on defoliated and fertilized hybrid poplars. Canadian Journal of Botany 82: 671-680.
Lalonde, R.G. 2005. Egg size variation does not affect offspring performance under intraspecific competition in Nasonia vitripennis, a gregarious parasitoid. Journal of Animal Ecology 74:630-635.
Mills, L.S, P.G. Griffin, K.E. Hodges, K. McKelvey, L. Ruggiero, C. Henderson, and T. Ulizio. 2005. Pellet count indices compared to mark-recapture estimates for evaluating snowshoe hare density. Journal of Wildlife Management 69:1053-1062.
Pidwirny, M.J. 2006. Fundamentals of Physical Geography. 2nd Edition. An online textbook dealing with introductory physical geography. [www.physicalgeography.net].
Shorthouse, J.D. , J.J. Leggo, M.D. Sliva, and R.G. Lalonde. 2005. Has egg location influenced the radiation of Diplolepis (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) gall wasps on wild roses? Basic and Applied Ecology 6:4423-434.
Wei, X., W. Li, S. Liu, G. Zhou and G. Sun. 2005. Forest changes and streamflow---Consistence and Complexity. Journal of Natural Resources 20:761-770.
Wei, X. and H. Kimmins. 2005. Disturbance and sustainability of long-term productivity in lodgepole pine forests in the central interior of British Columbia. Book Chapter: Focus on Ecology Research. ISBN: 1-59454-492-1.
Wei, X., S. Liu, G. Zhou and C. Wang. 2005. Hydrological processes of key Chinese forests. Hydrological Process 19:63-75.
Desjardins, S.2005. Monitoring Threatened Butterfly Species Using Mark Recapture. Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network National Science Meeting, Penticton, BC.
Desjardins, S.2005. Monitoring Threatened Butterfly Species Using Mark Recapture. A Symposium on Invertebrate Species at Risk in BC, Pacific Forest Centre, Victoria, BC.
Desjardins, S.2005. - Dispersal Analysis of a Threatened Butterfly using Mark-Recapture, MITACS Team Meeting, Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health, Winnipeg, Sask.
Desjardins, S.2005. Butterfly Dispersal and Conservation in Patchy Habitat, MITACS 6th Annual Conference, University of Calgary, Calgary AB.
Esterby, S.R. 2005. Monitoring for population assessment and control of insect pests in agriculture. 55th Session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, Australia.
Esterby, S.R. 2005. Analysis of fire index data. Workshop on Forest Fires and Point Processes, NPCDS sponsored workshop, Fields Institute, University of Toronto.
Hodges, K.E. 2005. Dr. Jamie Smith and the Kluane snowshoe hare experiments. UBC, U. Victoria, and Simon Fraser U. Ecology Retreat, Brackendale, BC.
Hodges, K.E. and A.N. Hagen. 2005. Critical habitat designation under the Endangered Species Act. Identifying Critical Habitat: Methods, Issues, and Solutions, Columbia Mountains Institute for Applied Ecology, Cranbrook, BC.
Hodges, K.E. and A.N. Hagen. 2005. Critical habitat designation under the Endangered Species Act. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
Jones, M.D. 2005. Physiological diversity amongst ectomycorrhizal fungi. COST E38: Woody root processes. Impact of Different Tree Species. Tartu, Estonia.
Jones, M.D. and Durall, D.M. 2005. Mycorrhizal fungi and sustainable forestry practices. International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) World Congress, Brisbane, Australia.
Tyson, R. 2005. Recolonization of Second-Growth Forest Stands by the North American red squirrel Tamiasciurus hudsonicus, in the minisymposium "Mathematics Inspired by Biology", Canadian Mathematics Society Winter Meeting, Victoria, BC.
Tyson, R. 2006. Modelling the Swimming Behaviour of the Nematode, in the minisymposium "Immersed Boundary Method and its Extensions", World Congress in Computational Mechanics, Los Angeles, CA.
Tyson, R. 2006. Numerical Solution of Chemotaxis Equations, in the minisymposium "Numerical Methods in Mathematical Biology", 11th Seminar "NUMDIFF" on Numerical Solution of Differential and Differential-Algebraic Equations, Halle, Germany.
Wei, X. 2005. Woody debris and associated carbon processes. International Carbon Cycle and Ecology Conference, Guangzhou, China.
Wei, X. 2005. Okanagan basin management and challenges. International Water Resource and Environment Conference, Nanchang, China.
Wei, X. 2005. Okanagan Watershed Management. Canadian National Water Resource Conference, Banff, AB.
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