Sponsored Research at Archbold
Biological Station and
MacArthur Agro-ecology Research Station by
Staff and Graduate Students*, 1997-1998
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David H. Anderson
- Evaluation of the invertebrate community of the channelized Kissimmee River ecosystem,
South Florida Water Management District, 1997-1998, $115,000.
- Importance of periphyton in Everglades food webs, South Florida Water Management
District, 1998-1999, $50,000.
Patrick J. Bohlen
- Invasion of north temperate forest soils by exotic earthworms, National Science
Foundation, 1998-2002, $50,827.
- Demography of red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) at the Avon Park Air Force
Range, U.S. Department of Defense, 1997-1998, $301,833.
- Demography of the Florida scrub-jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens) at Avon Park Air Force
Range, U.S. Department of Defense, 1994-1998, $221,761.
- Contributions of suburban jay populations to the metapopulation dynamics of the Florida
scrub-jay, Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, 1997, $9,416.
- Status and distribution of the Florida scrub-jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens) at Cape
Canaveral Air Station, Florida, The Nature Conservancy, 1997-1998, $177,254.
- Banding Florida scrub-jays in Highlands County, Florida, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,
- Forays and movement patterns of non-breeding Florida scrub-jays in a heterogeneous
landscape, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1998-1999, $89,000.
- Maintaining a spatially-explicit database of the distribution of Florida scrub-jays and
their habitat, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1998, $10,000.
- Monitoring gopher tortoises on mitigation parks, Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish
Commission, 1998, $7,524.
Nancy D. Deyrup
- On-site meteorological data at Archbold Biological Station, Southwest Florida Water
Management District, 1997-1999, $2,790.
- Discovering Florida scrub, Advisory Council on Environmental Education, Florida Game and
Fresh Water Fish Commission, 1998-1999, $18,837.
Bruce D. Dugger
- Using waterfowl to evaluate Kissimmee River restoration success, South Florida Water
Management District, 1995-1999, $731,503.
John W. Fitzpatrick (Cornell Univ.)
- Ecology and demography of the Florida scrub-jay, LTREB National Science Foundation,
Christine V. Hawkes*
- Interactions of macrobiotic soil crusts with vascular plants in a xeric shrubland, The
Nature Conservancy, 1998-2000, $95,583.
Kevin N. Main
- Habitat management at the Lake Placid Scrub Preserve, Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish
Commission, 1997-1998, $35,000.
- Vegetation cover maps for the Carter Creek and Flamingo Villas units of the Lake Wales
Ridge NWR, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1998-1999, $9,081.
Eric S. Menges
- Genetics, ecology and preserve design for endemic plants of the Lake Wales Ridge,
Florida, The Nature Conservancy, 1994-1998, $115,000.
- Chemical prospecting, Cornell-Schering/Plough, Cornell University, 1997-1998, $16,000.
- Relating genetic variation to population size and geographic variables in Nolina
brittoniana, Florida Division of Forestry, 1997-1999, $39,000.
- Additional ecological monitoring and experimental research on Florida scrub endemic
plants, Florida Division of Forestry, 1996-1999, $30,000.
- Population modeling for the prairie bush clover, Phase II, Minnesota Department of
Natural Resources, 1996-1997, $4,000.
- Effects of mechanical treatment vs. prescribed fire on listed Lake Wales Ridge plants
and their habitat, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1998-1999, $22,916.
Pedro F. Quintana-Ascencio*
- Population viability of Hypericum cumulicola, The Garden Club of America, 1997,
- Survivorship, growth and fecundity of three narrowly endemic plants in competitive
neighborhoods along a fire disturbance gradients, Florida Department of Agriculture and
Consumer Services, 1997, $4,625.
Hilary M. Swain
- Faculty Institutes for Reforming Science Teaching Through Field Stations, National
Science Foundation through University of Oregon, 1998-1999, $14,700.
- A new generation of integrated fire research equipment for Archbold Biological Station,
National Science Foundation Field Stations and Marine Laboratories, 1998-1999, $50,000.
- Computer network facilities improvement at Archbold Biological Station, Florida,
National Science Foundation Field Stations and Marine Laboratories, 1997-1998, $149,989.
- Conservation and environmental education for the Florida scrub: enhancing www facilities
at Archbold Biological Station, Elizabeth Ordway Dunn Foundation, 1998-2000, $10,000.
- Best management practices for beef cattle operations, South Florida Water Management
District, 1997-1999, $280,000.
Helen A. Violi
- Restoring bahia-grass pastures to native vegetation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,
Carl W. Weekley
- Continued monitoring of existing populations of Federally-listed endangered plants on
the Lake Wales Ridge, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, 1998-1999,
- Reintroduction and recolonization of Cladonia perforata, Florida Department of
Agriculture and Consumer Services, 1997, $4,968.
- Ecology and post-fire recovery of Cladonia perforata Evans; an endangered
Florida scrub lichen, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1998, $15,400.
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