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Parasites In The Canopy: Mistletoe Evolution and Ecology.
1. Origin and Phylogeny of the Mistletoes. Daniel Nickrent. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, USA.
2. Physiological Ecology of Mistletoes. Gerhard Glatzel. Institute of Forest Ecology, Univ Boku Vienna, Austria.
3. Birds and Mistletoes. Nick Reid. University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia. Mark Stafford Smith and Jake Overton.
4. Ecology of Dwarf Mistletoes. Robert Mathiasen. Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA.
5. Epiparasitism in mistletoes, a neglected phenomenon in forest canopy biology. Del Wiens and Bryan Barlow. Australian National Herbarium, CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, ACT, Australia.
II. CONTRIBUTED PAPERS.
This will be the opportunity for research results and specific project results, or papers on work/programs in progress (conservation efforts or management programs involving mistletoes). Space is limited, so please respond soon.
Posters can also be submitted on the same topics as in the contributed paper session. We will cluster all the mistletoe-related posters. Space is limited, so please respond soon.
IV. WORKSHOP: Conservation, Biodiversity and Management of Mistletoes. 1/2 day workshop to discuss issues of conservation, biodiversity and management of mistletoes. Is a global effort of interest?
1. International Parasitic Plant Society
2. International Union of Forest Research Organizations, Mistletoe Working Group
3. U.S. Forest Service
4. 3rd International Canopy Conference
5. Wind River Canopy Crane Research Facility
6. International Canopy Network
7. Global Canopy Programme
VII. REGISTRATION AND SUBMITTAL OF PAPERS/POSTERS
Symposium speakers, paper and poster contributors must submit abstracts on line.
All participants, including symposium speakers, must pay full registration (students have a discount).
Register on line: http://www.premiers.qld.gov.au/about/science/canopyconference/
To Register: Click on the "Registration" button. To submit abstracts, click on the "Submission of papers" button.
Space is limited so that submission of contributed papers and posters in a timely manner is suggested.. As soon after November 30, 2001 as possible.
Registration Deadline: 28 February, 2002.
(registration fees increase 1 March, 2002).
Mistletoe participants are encouraged to stay at the Hides Hotel - Club Crocodile, which is a 3.5 star hotel with budget rooms, or single suites so that we may interact in the evenings and pool-side.
IX. CONFERENCE INFORMATION
The Queensland Government and the Smithsonian Institution are proud to support the 3rd International Canopy Conference to be held in Cairns, north Queensland, Australia. The conference theme is Science, Policy and Utilization bringing together scientists, environment managers, and policy-makers concerned with the discovery and sustainable use of forests around the world. Scientists, researchers, academics, students, users and policy-makers working in areas such as flora, fauna, plant ecology, environment management, ecotourism, climate conditions, biodiversity, forests evolution and other forestry areas will have the opportunity to present papers and network in an international forum which reviews present research and help set the agenda for the future.
Wind River Canopy Crane Research Facility
University of Washington
1262 Hemlock Road
Carson, Washington 98610 USA
Australian National Herbarium
CSIRO Plant Industry
GPC Box 1600, Canberra, ACT 2601
Phone: 61-2-6242 8986
Senior Project Officer
International Collaborations - State Affairs
Department of the Premier and Cabinet
Phone: +61 7 3224 2055
Fax: +61 7 3404 3618
Dr. Daniel L. Nickrent
Department of Plant Biology and Center for Systematic Biology
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901-6509
Phone: (618) 453-3223
Fax: (618) 453-3441