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Contributed Papers 6 - Population & Community Ecology 

Oral Presentations - Thursday morning, 20 August 2009

Session Chair - Mark Gloutney, Ducks Unlimited Canada
Time:   Title and Authors:
10:15 - 10:30   Adapting Conservation on the Canadian Prairies: Spatial and Temporal Variation in Nesting Success

David W. Howerter, Robert B. Emery, Llwellyn M. Armstrong, Michael G. Anderson, James H. Devries, and Susan H. Witherly


10:30 - 10:45   Putting Density Dependence in Perspective: Nest Density, Nesting Phenology, and Biome All Matter to Survival of Simulated Mallard Nests

Johan Elmberg, Karin Folkesson, Gunnar Gunnarsson, and Matthieu Guillemain


10:45 - 11:00   Factors Affecting Mallard Duckling Survival in Western Canada: Implications for Landscape-level Conservation Planning

Pauline M. Bloom, Robert G. Clark, and David W. Howerter


11:00 - 11:15   Density-dependent Reproductive Success in Dabbling Ducks: Using a 20-year Dataset to Identify Patterns

Josh T. Ackerman, John M. Eadie, Greg Yarris, Dan Loughman, Bob McLandress, and Julie Yee


11:15 - 11:30   Seed Dispersal by Teal: Duck Guts are More Important than their Feet

Anne-Laure Brochet, Matthieu Guillemain, Hervé Fritz,  Michel Gauthier-Clerc, and Andy J. Green


11:30 - 11:45   The Effects of Pike Predation on Lake Use and Reproductive Success of Ducks: An Experimental Study in Boreal Lakes

Lisa Dessborn, Johan Elmberg, and Göran Englund


11:45 - 12:00   Effects of Encroaching Woody Vegetation on Upland-nesting Ducks

Sarah J. Thompson and Todd W. Arnold


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