2010 Conference Presentations

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

President’s Welcome
Keith Wethington, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources

Opening Keynote Address: Kentucky’s Jackson Purchase Region: Managing Public and Private Lands
Tony Black, Pat Hahns, Zak Danks, and Keith Wethington, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources

A Land Manager’s Approach to Using ArcGIS
Brian Gray, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources

Developing on-line mapping applications: Lessons learned the painful way
Jill Maxwell, Missouri Department of Conservation

TALON – Geospatially Tracking Time and Accomplishments
Kirk Keller, Missouri Department of Conservation

The Invasive Plant Atlas of the MidSouth and the Cactus Moth Detection and Monitoring Network: Keeping up with Technology
Clifton Abbott, Geosystems Research Institute

Lunch

Development of Handheld Applications for Biodiversity Information:  a Two-Way Need for Interoperability
Annie Simpson, U. S. Geological Society

Smartphone Development: Examples at two ends of the Spectrum
Kirk Keller, Missouri Department of Conservation

Development of Mobile Application for Collecting Spatial Oil Observation Information During Aerial Surveys
Beth Stys, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Digital Capture of Field Data
Bruce Schmidt, Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission

Getting the Whole Picture: Evaluation of a Tool for Recording Presentations and Providing Training
Danny Lewis, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Are You Questioning My Integrity?
Donald Katnik, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Identifying Road Survey Sites for Kentucky CREP Quail and Grassland Bird Monitoring
Keith Wethington and Gary Sprandel, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources

Mapping Development to Assess Success of a Conservation Program
Don Katnik, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

Developing a system to track wetland changes over time using ArcSDE
Robb Macleod, Ducks Unlimited, Inc.

Pollution Response Inventory and Species Mortality Program
Danny Lewis, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Uncertainty in Species Distribution Mapping: A Case Study from Tigers in Sumatra’s Forest and Plantation Landscapes
Sunarto, Depart of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, Virginia Tech

Determining endangered species habitat in face of cryptic species and few occupancy surveys: an example from the red panda (Allurus fulgens)
Naveen Mahato, Texas State University

Additive effects of mining and residential development on stream conditions in a central Appalachian watershed
Eric Merriam, West Virginia University

Lunch

Data Management to Support Coordinated Assessments: Finally a reason to share data
Bruce Schmidt, Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission

The Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Data Access Wizard – A Tool to visualize and access fisheries data
Maurie Caitlin Kelly, Penn State University/U. S. Geological Society NBII)

Making Southern Appalachian Biodiversity Information Available for Decision Making: Assessing Users’ Information Needs and Practices
Miriam L. E. Steiner Davis, University of Tennessee

Metadata and You: The Importance of Good Data Management
Viv Hutchison, U. S. Geological Survey NBII

Assessment of the Nation’s fish habitats: Data system under development
Jeff Smith and Andrea Ostroff, U. S. Geological Survey NBII

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Roles in Response to the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill
Beth Stys, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Thursday, October 21, 2010

State Wildlife Action Plans Search Tool
Elizabeth Martin and Melanie Steinkamp, U. S. Geological Survey NBII

Building a National SGCN Dataset: Moving from 56 Disparate Plans to One Integrated Product
Sky Harrison, U. S. Geological Survey NBII

Florida’s State Wildlife Grants Program: Maximizing our return on investment
Kristin Rogers, Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission

Species of Greatest Conservation Need Mashups
Jean Freeney and Andrea Ostroff, U. S. Geological Survey NBII

AFWA and the OFWIM: Looking Forward
Kirk Keller, Missouri Department of Conservation