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GENERAL SESSION: Advancing Biosecurity
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Room 316ABC
Chair: Josh Atwood
4-1 Attack of the Clone: Humans Rally to Protect Ka‘ala from an Invasive Moss
Amanda Hardman*1, Stephanie Joe2, Jane Beachy2, Gabrielle Schuerger1, Kimberly Welch2, Celeste Ventresca2
1State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, USA, 2Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit Oahu Army Natural Resource Program, USA
4-2 Invertebrate diversity and biomass across a Hawaiian stream rainfall gradient: Effects of climate change on native aquatic-linked Macrofauna food resources
Therese Frauendorf*1, Richard MacKenzie2, Patra Foulk2, Greg Bruland1
1University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, 2USDA Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, USA
4-3 Kauai Mongoose: Can We Eradicate Them?
Theresa Menard*1, Keren Gundersen2, John Chapman3
1The Nature Conservancy, USA, 2Kauai Invasive Species Committee, USA, 3National Tropical Botanical Garden, USA
4-4 A Tale of Two Invaders and Two Islands: Fountain Grass and Ivy Gourd on Maui and Lāna‘i
Brooke Mahnken*, Teya Penniman, Mike Ade, Adam Radford
Maui Invasive Species Committee, USA
4-5 Monitoring and mangement of Myoporum thrips, a pest of naio in Hawaii
Cynthia King*1, Leyla Kaufman2, Elliott Parsons3
1State of Hawaii, DLNR-DOFAW, USA, 2University of Hawaii, Dept. of Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences, USA, 3State of Hawaii, DLNR-DOFAW, USA
4-6 The Value of Intensive Surveys of Alien Species: the Kahului Airport Experience
Francis Howarth0
1Bishop Museum, USA, 2Hawaii Department of Agriculture, USA
4-7 Initial testing of two new insects for the biological control of Miconia calvescens
Kenneth Puliafico*, Tracy Johnson
US Forest Service, IPIF, USA
4-8 Hawaiian Grown Christmas Trees: A Solution to Imported Pests?
Elizabeth Boxler*, Sheri Mann, Melissa Sprecher
Division of Forestry and Wildlife, USA
4-9 Coral disease prevalence in Oahu's Marine Life Conservation Districts
Maya Walton*, Cynthia Hunter, Greta Aeby
University of Hawaii Manoa, USA
4-10 Avian Disease Assessment at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge
Dennis LaPointe*1, Carter Atkinson1, Eszter Adany2, John Klavitter3
1U.S. Geological Survey, USA, 2University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hawaii Cooperative Studies Unit, USA, 3U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USA