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Monday, March 11th
9:50 AM

Why is the Oaks Bottom Reservoir So Dead and Brown? A Success Story of Purple Loosestrife Control

Laura Guderyahn, Portland Parks and Recreation

9:50 AM - 9:59 AM

10:00 AM

Potential Impacts of Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) on Stream Shading from Riparian Plant Communities in Pacific Northwest Ash-Dominated Forested Wetlands

Vance Kimball, Oregon State University

10:00 AM - 10:09 AM

10:10 AM

Emerald Ash Borer: Our Community's First Response

Victor Vasquez-Ibarra, Backyard Habitat Certification Program
Maura Olivos, Tualatin Water and Soil Conversation District
Janet Silva- Villanueva, Centro Cultural
Mariana Valenzuela, Centro Cultural

10:10 AM - 10:19 AM

10:20 AM

The Trials and Tribulations of Grassland Restoration on Government Island

Justin R. Bauer, Mosaic Ecology LLC

10:20 AM - 10:29 AM

11:00 AM

What Are Those Plants Doing Out There? Developing a Protocol to Assess Natural Area Function

Christa von Behren, City of Portland BES

11:00 AM - 11:09 AM

11:10 AM

Green Stormwater Infrastructure Effects on Pollutant Retention and Water Quality

Jennifer L. Morse, Portland State University
Benjamin J. Shetterly, Portland State University
Erin Rivers, Portland State University
Emma Kohlsmith, City of Portland

11:10 AM - 11:19 AM

11:20 AM

Exploring Environmental DNA as a Method for Monitoring Biological Characteristics of Surface Waters in the Tualatin River Watershed

Hannah Ferguson, Clean Water Services
John Goetz III, Clean Water Services
Rachel Guthrie, Clean Water Services
Rachel Meyer, University of California, Santa Cruz
Blythe Layton, Clean Water Services

11:20 AM - 11:29 AM

11:30 AM

Effects of Urbanization on Dissolved Carbon and Nutrients in the Johnson Creek Watershed on Long-term Temporal Scales

Jacob Rudolph, Portland State University
Jennifer L. Morse, Portland State University
Rebecca L. Hale, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

11:30 AM - 11:39 AM

1:50 PM

Flammability of Dominant Tree Species Portends Severe Wildfire Risk in the Portland-Vancouver Metro Area

Lindsey Babcock, Reed College
Eliza Baker, Reed College
Anaïs Baker, Reed College
Kat Benjamin, Reed College
Sean Brown, Reed College
Emma Campbell, Reed College
Gus Compton, Reed College
Ella Crotty, Reed College
Alec DeContreras, Reed College
Kiana Fields, Reed College
Eva Groeke, Reed College
Rosan Groot, Reed College
Meredith Hastings, Reed College
Rosalie Imbimbo, Reed College
Jolie Jaffe, Reed College
Hannah Kaba, Reed College
Bucky Kuehn, Reed College
Harper Lethin, Reed College
Lyda Longfritz, Reed College
Diya Mandyam, Reed College
Naia Marten, Reed College
Nat Michaels, Reed College
Julian Sarin, Reed College
Anna Spollen, Reed College
Joseph Tally, Reed College
Mariana Tijerina, Reed College
Alex Vandendries, Reed College
Catherine Wheaton, Reed College
Aaron R. Ramirez, Reed College

1:50 PM - 1:59 PM

2:00 PM

Braiding Knowledges for Healthy Futures For All Communities

Nanda Ramos, Friends of Tryon Creek
Lili Yazzie, Friends of Tryon Creek

2:00 PM - 2:09 PM

2:10 PM

Exploring the Layers of Science and Communities Impacted by Climate Change through the Lens of Tree Health

Nina Avila, Hoyt Arboretum Friends
Chelsea Bridges, Hoyt Arboretum Friends
Joseph Hulbert, Washington State University

2:10 PM - 2:19 PM

2:20 PM

Supporting Private Property Owners in Tree Selection for Future Climate

Lea Wilson, City of Portland

2:20 PM - 2:29 PM

3:00 PM

Vaux’s Swifts in Portland – 15 Years of Monitoring an Iconic Bird

Candace Larson, Bird Alliance of Oregon
Joe Liebezeit, Bird Alliance of Oregon
Mary Coolidge, Bird Alliance of Oregon

3:00 PM - 3:09 PM

3:10 PM

How Beaver-damming Affects Habitat Availability for Northwestern Pond and Western Painted Turtles

Rodé N. Krige, Portland State University

3:10 PM - 3:19 PM

3:20 PM

I Love Coyotes, but I Love My Cat Too: Community-Reported Emotional Responses to Canis latrans in the Portland Metropolitan Area

Zuriel A. van Belle, Portland Urban Coyote Project

3:20 PM - 3:29 PM

3:30 PM

eDNA Study of the Kellogg-Mt. Scott Watershed

Amy D. van Riessen, North Clackamas Watersheds Council

3:30 PM - 3:39 PM