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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE UPDATES & CHANGES: As a result of the prolonged government shutdown, we experienced a number of cancellations and changes to the schedule. Cancellations and changes are listed here (as of January 26, 2019). 

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Ken Anderson

PF&BC
Fisheries Biologist
Tionesta, PA
Sunday, January 27
 

6:00pm

 
Monday, January 28
 

7:00am

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Tuesday, January 29
 

7:00am

8:00am

8:10am

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11:00am

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Trade Show & Poster Social and Student Research-in-Progress Posters SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P01) Can Diet Affect Coloration in Tiger Salamanders? SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P02) Estimating Occupancy and Detection Probabilities of the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus) SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P03) Home Range and Movements of Eastern Box Turtles at Two Urban Parks in Clark County, OH SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P04) Impact of Bait on Trap Success for Turtles in Pool 12 in the Upper Mississippi River SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P05) Monitoring Spotted Turtles in an Ohio Fen: Do Decoys Increase Capture Rates? SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P06) Timber Rattlesnake Home Range Estimates and Habitat Use on Forestry Lands in Ohio SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P19) Harmful Algal Blooms Impair Innate Predator-Evasion Behavior in a Freshwater Fish SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P20) Exposure to Harmful Algal Blooms Impairs Sensorimotor SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P22) Barotrauma in Lake Erie Yellow Perch: Take Pride in Your Perch! SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P28) Monitoring Efforts and Demographic Data on a Kirtland’s Snake Population in Clark County, Ohio SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P36) Evaluating the Fish Communities of Riffles/runs with Three Different Substrate Types in Preparation for Changes Post Lowhead Dam Removal SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P37) Assessing the Impact of Mussel Bed Presence on Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Communities and Stream Function SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P38) Validating Daily Otolith Increment Deposition in Aquarium-Reared Juvenile Walleye, Sander Vitreus SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P39) An Evaluation of Angler Use of Fish Attractors in Ohio Reservoirs SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P40) Assessment of Thermal Discharge on Reservoir Fish Community on Turtle Creek Reservoir in Sullivan County, Indiana SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P42) Comparison of Three Age-estimation Methods Using Scales and Otoliths for Bloater (Coregonus hoyi) in Lake Michigan SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P43) Effectiveness of Zote Soap Baited Trotlines in Assessing Channel Catfish and Aquatic Turtle Bycatch SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P46) Precision of Age Estimates Obtained from Sectioned and Whole Bluegill Otoliths SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P48) Smallmouth Bass Habitat Use in the Upper Mississippi River SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P49) Three-Tier Assessment of Vegetation Communities in Dunkirk Harbor, New York and Presque Isle Bay, Pennsylvania SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P50) Fisheries and Macroinvertebrate Rebound Downstream of Passive AMD Treatment Sites SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P51) A Comparative Analysis of Small Tributaries of Green Bay, Wisconsin: The Intersection of Water Quality, Habitat, and Fish Communities SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P52) Assessing Upstream Fish Migration Patterns Using a Prototype Fish Ladder Around a Low-Head Dam in Northern Indiana SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P53) Bluegill Habitat Use in the Upper Mississippi River SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P54) Characterizing Wisconsin Angler Preferences for Inland Lake Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, and Walleye Fisheries SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P55) Distribution and Abundance of Larval Yellow Perch in Lake St. Clair and Adjoining Waters SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P56) Evaluation of Sampling Gears and Population Characteristics of Catfish in the Monongahela River, WV SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P57) Movements and Habitat Use of Muskellunge in Green Bay, Lake Michigan SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P59) Preliminary Genetic Evidence of Predation on an Imperiled Minnow from an Intentionally Introduced Apex Predator in a Western Ohio Stream SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P62) Effects of Prescribed Fire on Small Mammal Community of Schmeekle Reserve, Wisconsin SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P64) Using Citizen Science to Assess the In-stream Response of Watershed Conservation Practices SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P66) Investigating Burbot Diets in Lake Michigan Through Stomach Contents, Fatty Acids, and Stable Isotope Ratios SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P74) Volunteer Stream Quality Monitoring: Fostering Community Engagement in Ohio’s Scenic Rivers SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P76) Toxic Effects of the Biological Pesticide, Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis, on North American Frog Larvae SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P77) Navigation Dams and Larval Fish Dynamics SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P78) Assessment of Thermal Discharge on Downstream Fish and Macroinvertebrate Communities in the Wabash River, Indiana SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P79) Assessment of Thermal Discharge on Downstream Fish Community in the White River, Indiana SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P80) Summary of a Long Term Study Leading to Population Augmentation for the Endangered Blanding’s Turtle (Emydoidea blandingii) in an Urbanized Landscape SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P81) Paddlefish Movement and Habitat Use Using Acoustic Telemetry in the Upper Mississippi River (Pools 14-19) SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P82) Recovery of Bigeye Chub (Hybopsis amblops) Populations in Illinois SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P87) Influence of Spatial Alignment on Photographic Detection Rates at Remotely Triggered Camera Stations SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (P88) Supplementing Traditional Songbird Nest Box Monitoring with Trail and FLIR Camera Technology SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (STUDENT RESEARCH POSTER 1) Diet and Growth Rates of the Tubenose Goby (Proterorhinus Semilunaris) SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (STUDENT RESEARCH POSTER 10) Influence of Round Goby Invasion on Lake Erie Walleye Diets and Growth Rates SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (STUDENT RESEARCH POSTER 2) Habitat Preferences of Asian Carp on the Upper Illinois River an Acoustic Telemetry Study SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (STUDENT RESEARCH POSTER 3) Habitat Use of Larval Fish in Backwater Reaches of the Upper Mississippi River SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (STUDENT RESEARCH POSTER 5) Invasive Rusty Crayfish Control on Critical Native Fish Spawning Reefs in Northern Lake Michigan SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (STUDENT RESEARCH POSTER 6) Predicting Seasonal Growth of Yellow Perch in the Western Basin of Lake Erie SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (STUDENT RESEARCH POSTER 8) The Seasonal Migration of Round Goby in Lake Michigan near Milwaukee, Wisconsin SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D (STUDENT RESEARCH POSTER 9) Using Geographic Data from Angler Apps to Map Aquatic Connectivity from Angler Movement as a Vector of Invasive Species SUPERIOR BALLROOM C/D
 
Wednesday, January 30
 

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