ICOET 2019 Conference Program

Continental Breakfast
7:30 to 8:30 am, Foyer

Symposium 1: The Road to Wildlife-Vehicle Conflict Mitigation is Paved with Good Data, Part 1
8:30 to 10:00 am, Ballroom D

Opportunities and challenges in analyzing road mortality data
Fernanda Z. Teixeira (Road and Railroad Ecology Research Group NERF/UFRGS)
The Upgraded Road from Big WVC Datasets to Analyses
Fraser Shilling, Road Ecology Center, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis

Technical Session 11: If You Build It, They Will... Swim
8:30 to 10:00 am, Ballroom E

Technical Session 12: One Bat, Two Bats, Fat Bats, Happy Bats
8:30 to 10:00 am, Golden State

Fat, Happy Bats and Pool Noodles: A Case Study for Completing Maintenance on a Bridge with Year-Round Bat Use
Laci Pattavina, Wildlife Biologist, Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Panel 4: Regional Greenprints: Integrating Transportation Agency Goals with Conservation Data for Sustainability and Climate Resilience
8:30 to 10:00 am, Carmel

Workshop 2: Getting the most out of your Monitoring Cameras: A Practical Workshop for Transportation Ecologists
8:30 to 10:00 am, Big Sur

Break
10:00 to 10:30 am, Foyer

Symposium 1: The Road to Wildlife-Vehicle Conflict Mitigation is Paved with Good Data, Part 2
10:30 to 12:00 pm, Ballroom D

A New Road Crossing Structure for Small Animals: Case study with the Yosemite Toad
Cheryl S. Brehme, Western Ecological Research Center, U. S. Geological Survey; Stephanie Barnes, High Sierra Ranger District, US Forest Service

Technical Session 13: Its not Easy Being Ectothermic
10:30 to 12:00 pm, Ballroom E

Technical Session 14: Beyond The Bumper
10:30 to 12:00 pm, Golden State

Mammal responses to traffic noise and light at wildlife crossing structures
Amy Collins, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis

Panel 5: Nature-based Resilience for Coastal Highways
10:30 to 12:00 pm, Carmel

Plenary: Keynote Luncheon: Seth Riley, Wildlife Branch Chief of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
12:00 to 1:30 pm, Ballroom ABC

Lightning Session 2: Policy, Partnerships and Multi-Modal
1:30 to 3:00 pm, Ballroom E

The Hwy 89 Stewardship Team Mitigation, Research and Education to Improve Wildlife Passage
Sara Holm CA Department of Fish and Wildlife, Hwy 89 Stewardship Team
Do we need an Ethic of Road Ecology?
A.Z. Andis Arietta, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University
Wolves in California - a story of biology and major roadways
Justin Dellinger, CA Dept. of Fish & Wildlife
The Monarch CCAA: A Cooperative Conservation Opportunity for Transportation Agencies
Iris Caldwell, Energy Resources Center University of Illinois at Chicago

Technical Session 15: The Shape of Water
1:30 to 3:00 pm, Ballroom D

Panel 6: Animal detection systems: What's the frequency?
1:30 to 3:00 pm, Golden State

Workshop 3: Wildlife Vehicle Collisions Predictive Analysis
1:30 to 3:00 pm, Carmel

Workshop 4: G.U.T.S. 2.0
1:30 to 3:00 pm, Big Sur

Break
3:00 to 3:30 pm, Foyer

Lightning Session 3: Climate Change and Emerging Issues
3:30 to 5:00 pm, Ballroom E

The Value of Volunteers in Global and US State Roadkill Data Collection
Fraser Shilling, Road Ecology Center, University of California, Davis

Lightning Session 4: Terrestrial Wildlife and Ecosystem Interactions with Transportation
3:30 to 5:00 pm, Golden State

Automated detection of (no-)animals in camera trap images
Christian John, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis
New evidences for the rail barrier as a direct source of mortality for small animals
Rubem A. P. Dornas, UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Wildlife Overpass Design and Construction Cost Saving Practices
Kevin Williams, Atlantic Industries Limited

Technical Session 16: Yes But, Does It Work?
3:30 to 5:00 pm, Ballroom D

Traffic, Habitat Change, & Time Influence Wildlife Crossing Structure Use Across a Decade of Monitoring
Leslie Bliss-Ketchum, Environmental Science and Management, Portland State University
Reduced Speed Limits: an effective way to reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions?
Elizabeth Fairbank, The Center for Large Landscape Conservation
Wildlife Detection System
Ian Steele P.Eng., PBX Engineering Ltd.

Panel 7: Caltrans' Advance Mitigation Program:
3:30 to 5:00 pm, Carmel

Panel 8: New Mexico's Wildlife Corridors Act: Protecting wildlife migration through state legislation
3:30 to 5:00 pm, Big Sur

Poster Session: Poster Session and Reception (Reception starts at 6pm)
5:00 to 9:00 pm, Ballroom ABC Corridor

Barriers to dispersal and the challenges facing the southern expansion of endangered New Jersey bobcats
Ariana L. Cerreta, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware
Beaver Damage Mitigation for Roadways
Kevin Swift, Swift Water Design
Biochar to Enhance Stormwter Management Systems
Rawaa Al Tameemi, Morgan State University
Blackfeet Nation Animal-Vehicle Collision Reduction Master Plan
Elizabeth Fairbank, The Center for Large Landscape Conservation
Carcass Data: When Fewer Carcasses are Not Better
Sandra Jacobson, US Forest Service
Collision Count - Citizens Monitoring Roadkill in the Canadian Rocky Mountains
Rob Schaufele - Miistakis Institute, Mount Royal University
Collision Count - Citizens Monitoring Roadkill in the Canadian Rocky Mountains
Rob Schaufele - Miistakis Institute, Mount Royal University
Connecting Habitat Across New Jersey (CHANJ)
Gretchen Fowles, NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife
Cooperative Effort: The Highway 50 Connectivity Project
Shelly Blair, California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Corridor K Wildlife Habitat Modeling and Assessment
Kahl, Samantha; Texas Tech University
Creating a model for the prediction of roadkill Kruger National Park, South Africa
Brilliant Mashao, University of Venda & Endangered Wildlife Trust
Developing an Extreme Weather Event Risk Framework: Houston Case Study
Jolanda Prozzi, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Ecological Consequences of Roadway Lighting Design
Leo F Smith, International Dark-Sky Association
Environmental and anthropogenic correlates of roadkill distribution at the wildland-urban interface
Samantha E. S. Kreling, Environmental Science, Policy & Management, University of California Berkeley
Fish Passage Enhancement Program
Jeanne Kinney, Thurston County Public Works
Freeman Gulch Widening Project Segment 1
Dena Gonzalez California Department of Transportation
Got dirt? Build a noise berm!
Kathryn Nuessly, National Park Service
Hydraulic Crossings: A More Sustainable Approach
Kevin Williams, Atlantic Industries Limited
Impact and Mitigation of a Mega Transportation Project on the Springs/Crenic Habitats and Biodiversity in Uttarakhand Himalaya
Ramesh C. Sharma, Department of Environmental Sciences, Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, India
Impact of Transportation on Mammalian Fauna of Rajaji Tiger Reserve, India
Nitin Joshi, Department of Environmental Sciences, H.N.B Garhwal Central University, India
Indirect estimation of regional roadkill risk when there is no roadkill data
Eloy Revilla, Estación Biológica de Doñana CSIC, Spain
INSTEP - Innovative and Sustainable Transportation Evaluation Process
National Park Service - Denver Service Center Transportation Division
Jaguars, Roads and Volcanos
Daniela Araya-Gamboa, Panthera, Turrialba, Cartago, Costa Rica
Madera Pools Mitigaiton Site
Dena Gonzalez California Department of Transportation
Modelling the risk of road networks in mountainous areas exposed to volcanic hazard
Alondra Chamorro & National Research Center for Integrated Natural Disaster Management (CIGIDEN), Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Movement of California Tiger Salamanders along barrier fencing and underpasses in Stanford, CA.
Cheryl S. Brehme, Western Ecological Research Center, U. S. Geological Survey
Multi-tools and multi-species approach to study the impact of linear infrastructures on terrestrial mammals in France
Mergey Marina, URCA-CERFE, 5 rue de la héronnière, 08240 Boult-aux-Bois, France
Opportunities and challenges in analyzing road mortality data
Fernanda Z. Teixeira, Road and Railroad Ecology Research Group NERF/UFRGS
Performance of Arch-Style Road Crossing Structures from Relative Movement Rates of Large Mammals
A.Z. Andis Arietta, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University
Promoting Wildlife Connectivity Through State Legislation
Renee Callahan, Center for Large Landscape Conservation
Rapid Evaluation of Fisheries Resources Upstream of Barriers
Derek Acomb, California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Reducing Wildlife-Vehicle Collisions (WVC) through Changing Driver Behaviour in the Kruger National Park
I L Buthelezi, Endangered Wildlife Trust, Tshwane University of Technology
Regional Conservation Investment Strategies Program: A New Conservation Tool
Ami Olson, California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Restoring Coastal Lagoons and Wetlands on California's Scenic Highway 1
Jennifer Moonjian, California Department of Transportation
Road crossing patterns of ocelots in South Texas
C. Jane Anderson, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute. Texas A&M University - Kingsville
Road inventory building with artificial intelligence and GIS as a basis for wildlife-vehicle collision analysis
Wolfgang Dorner, Institute for Applied Informatics, Deggendorf Institute of Technology, Germany
Spatiotemporal risk prediction of wildlife-vehicle collisions
Raphaela Pagany, Institute for Applied Informatics, Deggendorf Institute of Technology, Germany
Temperature affects snake roadkill in a highway, Hainan, China
Qi-Lin Li, Hainan Tropical Ocean University
The advantages of implementing the temporary drainage system in the control of erosion processes and silting of water bodies.
Ticiana Risden Viana, São Paulo State Environmental Agency, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
The comparison of roads and railways: temporal patterns of ungulate-vehicle collisions in Poland
Jasinska K.D., Department of Forest Zoology and Game Management, Warsaw University of Life Sciences
The influence of structural characteristics and environmental factors on the use of wildlife crossing structures
Anna D Rivera Roy, School of Earth, Environmental, and Marine Sciences, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
The Relationship between Human and Animal Activity at Camera Trap Sites near a South Texas Highway
Thomas J. Yamashita. School of Earth Environmental and Marine Sciences, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Tidal Marsh Mitigation in Connecticut - Challenges, Successes, & Lessons Learned
Christopher Samorajczyk, Connecticut Department of Transportation
Transportation and Wildlife Migration Corridors: Secretarial Order 3362
Elizabeth Fairbank, The Center for Large Landscape Conservation
TRIEKOL - Swedish research on applied road and rail ecology
Jan-Olof Helldin, Swedish Biodiversity Centre, SLU, Sweden
Using Spatio-Temporal Getis-Ord Gi* Statistic for Planning Over Bike Traffic in Valencia (SPAIN)
Maria del Mar Pino, Departamento de Ingenieria Grafica, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
Watershed-based Consultation Guidance for Transportation Projects
Peter Maholland, US Fish and Wildlife Service
Wildlife Connectivity, Movement and Migration LA-101
Francois O. Appiah, California Department of Transportation
Wildlife use of road mitigation structures during and post-construction along a South Texas highway
Anna D. Rivera Roy, School of Earth, Environmental, and Marine Science, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
An Updated Statewide Connectivity Map for California
Melanie Gogol-Prokurat, California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Southwestern DOT Interstate Meeting (Private)
5:15 to 6:00 pm, Golden State

US Department of Transportation Aligning Federal Environmental Review Collaboration Session
5:15 to 5:45 pm, Ballroom E

USFWS Liaison Meeting (Private)
5:15 to 6:00 pm, Ventura

Wildlife films from around the US
6:00 to 7:00 pm, Ballroom D