Day 6: September 10th, 2020

18th Annual Symposium

on the Conservation and Biology of

Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles

— A Virtual Experience —

sponsored by

See Virtual Poster Session Two starting September 3rd at 9AM EDT by clicking HERE.

Join the live-stream on September 10th at 11AM EDT on YouTube!


WESTERN POND TURTLES


 

Jason Jones

Native or Not: A Historical Review of Nevada’s Enigmatic Western Pond Turtle

JASON JONES

11AM EDT

 

Mark Enders

Western Pond Turtles in Nevada: Isolated Populations in a Variable Desert Environment

MARK ENDER

11:15 AM EDT

 

Bruce Bury

Western Pond Turtles (Actinemys marmorata): Clutch Sizes, Double Clutching, and Nesting Season in the Pacific Northwest

R. BRUCE BURY

11:30AM EDT

Gwen Bury

Longevity of the Western Pond Turtle (Actinemys marmorata): Management Challenges for a Species that May Live for Over 50 Years.

GWEN BURY

11:45AM EDT

Melissa Riley

Where Will All the Turtles Go? Western Pond Turtle Movement and Habitat Use in Northern California

MELISSA RILEY

12:00PM EDT

Don Ashton

Comparison of Northwestern Pond Turtle Populations from Dammed and Free-flowing Forks of a Pacific Northwest River

DON ASHTON

12:15PM EDT


INVASIVE SPECIES


 

Raul Araya-Donoso

Factors Determining Invasion Risk of Crayfish and Bullfrog in Populations of the Sonora Mud Turtle (Kinosternon sonoriense) in Arizona

RAÚL ARAYA-DONOSO

12:30PM EDT

Stephanie Manzo

Conservation of the Western Pond Turtle Species Complex (Actinemys marmorata, Actinemys pallida): Threat Analysis, Population Estimates, and Population Viability Analysis

STEPHANIE MANZO

12:45PM EDT

Griffin Nicholson

Historical Museum Collections and Contemporary Population Studies Implicate Roads and Introduced Predatory Bullfrogs in the Decline of Western Pond Turtles

GRIFFIN NICHOLSON

1:00PM EDT

Max Lambert

Are Introduced Red-Eared Sliders Really that Bad? Insight and Lessons Learned from In Situ Field Experiments with Native, Threatened Western Pond Turtles

MAX LAMBERT

1:15PM EDT

Kristen Petrov

The Threat of an Invasive Turtle on a Critically Endangered Endemic Turtle: Assessing Distribution and Overlap, with Implications for Recovery

KRISTEN PETROV

1:30PM EDT

Each day's session begins at 11AM EDT. Click HERE for the full program.

 

UP NEXT!

September 17

  • Sessions: Field Studies of Conservation Action & More from the Field

September 24

  • Sessions: Human Impacts on Landscapes and Turtles & Wildlife Laws, Legends, and Trafficking Initiatives