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Monday, March 7th
2:20 PM

Restoration of School Campuses - A piece to the urban climate challenge

Jane Tesner Kleiner

2:20 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

Engaging the houseless community in tree planting and maintenance

Matt Krueger

2:30 PM - 2:40 PM

2:40 PM

Pursuing equitable urban tree canopy coverage in Vancouver, WA

Adela C. Miller, City of Vancouver Urban Forestry
Jade Jones-Hawk, City of Vancouver Urban Forestry

2:40 PM - 2:50 PM

2:50 PM

Mutually beneficial collaborations between residential conservation programs and academic researchers: Lessons from St. Louis

Nina S. Fogel, Saint Louis University
Nicole E. Miller-Stuttmann, Webster University
Dan R. Pearson, St. Louis Audubon Society
Sacha K. Heath, Living Earth Collaborative

2:50 PM - 3:00 PM

3:30 PM

Lamprey and Boney Fish Salvage During Restoration at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Joe Skalicky, US Fish & Wildlife Service

3:30 PM - 3:40 PM

3:40 PM

Predicting mesopredator interactions in the Portland metropolitan area

Hunter Storm, Portland State University
Olyssa Starry, Portland State University
Leslie Bliss-Ketchum, Samara Group
Joe Liebezeit, Portland Audubon
Dante Francomano, Portland State University

3:40 PM - 3:50 PM

3:50 PM

Ecoroof Bio-diversity in residential neighborhoods

Tom Liptan Mr

3:50 PM - 4:00 PM

Tuesday, March 8th
10:10 AM

Predicting urban air temperatures using land cover type and satellite observations of surface temperatures

Garett Pignotti, Washington State University
Kevan Moffett, Washington State University
Vivek Shandas, Portland State University

10:10 AM - 10:20 AM

10:20 AM

Quantifying Ecosystem Services Using i-Tree Eco Model Within Urban Forests Provides Educational Opportunities for Students

Amy Johnson, Portland Community College
Jacob Swanson, Portland Community College
Valance Brenneis, Portland Community College

10:20 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Improving climate resiliency and management practices in conservation planning by developing a ‘climate lens’ at West Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District

Emma N. Russell, Portland State University
Mary Logalbo, West Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District

10:30 AM - 10:40 AM

10:40 AM

Carbon Sequestration Potential After Riparian Restoration—A Baseline Study of Carbon Stocks and Mycorrhizal Communities

Guen DiGioia, Oregon State University

10:40 AM - 10:50 AM

12:00 PM

Quantifying Impacts to Water Quality from the Introduction of an Invasive Wood-boring Insect

Dominic Maze, City of Portland
Julia Bond, City of Portland

12:00 PM - 12:10 PM

12:10 PM

Metro’s Bond Refinement: Identifying acquisition priorities in the Urban Target Area

Lori Hennings, Metro
Katy Weil, Metro
Olena Turula, Metro
Isabel LaCourse, Metro
Judy Skelton, Portland State University
Renea Perry
Tommy Albo, Metro

12:10 PM - 12:20 PM

12:20 PM

Spatial and Seasonal Variations of Microplastic Concentrations in Portland’s Freshwater Ecosystems

Rebecca Talbot, Portland State University

12:20 PM - 12:30 PM

12:30 PM

Whitaker Ponds Natural Area Remediation Project: A brilliant example of successful partnership, communication and realization of goals.

Laura Guderyahn, Portland Parks and Recreation
Sarah Miller, DEQ

12:30 PM - 12:40 PM