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Restoration Biology: A Population Biology Perspective
A major goal of population biologists involved in restoration work is to restore populations to a level that will allow them to persist over the long term within a dynamic landscape and include theExpand
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Argentine Ant Management in Conservation Areas: Results of a Pilot Study
Abstract. Argentine ants (Linepithema humile) have invaded many areas of conservation concern, including half of the California Channel Islands. On Santa Cruz Island, the species has invadedExpand
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Laboratory and Field Evaluations of Polyacrylamide Hydrogel Baits Against Argentine Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
ABSTRACT The development of effective baits to control the Argentine ant, Linepithema humile (Mayr), has been problematic because foragers prefer sweet liquids, while many toxicants are insolubleExpand
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A SPATIAL DATABASE OF SANTA CRUZ ISLAND VEGETATION
In 2006, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) contracted with Aerial Information Systems (AIS) to create a spatial database of vegetation on Santa Cruz Island, a 243 km2 island jointly owned and managed byExpand
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Protocols for Argentine ant eradication in conservation areas
The Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) is a widespread, abundant and ecologically disruptive invader that is present throughout major portions of coastal California and on half of the CaliforniaExpand
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Strategies for Biosecurity on a Nearshore Island in California
Abstract. Islands provide refuge for many rare and endemic species but are especially vulnerable to invasion by nonnative species. Invasive alien species are a major factor in the imperilment andExpand
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A Program to Eradicate Twenty-Four Nonnative Invasive Plant Species from Santa Cruz Island
Abstract. Santa Cruz Island, California, has been free of nonnative vertebrates since 2007, but nonnative invasive plants remain one of the most significant threats to the recovery of the island'sExpand
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Can Ornithophilous Hawaiian Lobeliads Produce Seeds in the Absence of Pollinators? A Test Using Clermontia kakeana and Cyanea angustifolia (Campanulaceae)1
Abstract: The native Hawaiian bird-pollinated flora is primarily composed of five ornithophilous lobeliad genera, collectively containing approximately 140 species. Historically, these genera wereExpand
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SANTA CRUZ ISLAND INVASIVE PLANT SPECIES MAP
Effectively managing non-native invasive plants at a landscape scale requires an understanding of species distribution and abundance. Oftentimes land managers lack population data on which to baseExpand
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Experimental Planting of Native Shrubs on Santa Cruz Island from Small Nursery Stock
Abstract. The natural vegetation of Santa Cruz Island was severely disturbed by nonnative herbivores for well over a century. As the livestock and feral ungulates (primarily sheep, cattle, andExpand