Symposium on Science & Stewardship to Protect & Sustain Wilderness Values

 

Theme J:  Keeping The Wild In Wilderness

Theme K:  Education: The Essential Element For Protection

Theme M:  The Role Of Local People And Adjacent Lands In Sustainability

Theme N:  The Role Of Fire In Wilderness Restoration

Theme Q: Murie Center & WILD Foundation – CoalitionWILD

Program Coordinators – Alan Watson, Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute (awatson@fs.fed.us), Steve Carver, University of Leeds (s.j.carver@leeds.ac.uk), and Zdenka Krenova, Czech Academy of Sciences (zd.krevnova@gmail.com).

WILD10 Program Goal – Provide a Forum for Stewards, Scientists, Advocates and Students to build networks and present successful programs, scientific findings, challenges and creative approaches for protecting or restoring wilderness character.  Hosted jointly by the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute,GlobalChangeResearchCenter of the Czech Academy of Sciences, the Wildland Research Institute of theUniversity ofLeeds, and The WILD Foundation.

 

Session Time Key

A is      9:30 AM to 11:10 AM
B is     11:30 AM to 1:10 PM
C is      3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
D is      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

 

S&SS Theme J:  Keeping The Wild In Wilderness

J-1        Assessing And Managing Threats To Wilderness
Scheduled For: Thursday, Session A – Aula 2.6

J-2       Lessons Learned In Protecting The Wild
Scheduled For: Thursday, Session B – Aula 2.6

J-3       What Does The Future Hold?
Scheduled For: Thursday, Session C – Aula 2.6

S&SS Theme K:  Education: The Essential Element For Protection

K-1       Education And Exchange: Emphasis On More
Scheduled For: Tuesday, Session B – Aula 1.1

S&SSS Theme M:  The Role Of Local People And Adjacent Lands In Sustainability

M-1      The Role Of Local People And Adjacent Lands In Sustainability
Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session B – Aula 2.1

S&SS Theme N:  The Role Of Fire In Wilderness Restoration

N-1      International Perspectives On Managing Wilderness Fire Regimes For The Future, Panel
Scheduled For: Thursday, Session A – Aula 2.3

S&SS Theme Q: Murie Center & WILD Foundation – CoalitionWILD

Q-1      Issues Of The Future For Young Professionals [A New Face for the Future of Wilderness] [crossover with CoalitionWILD] Scheduled For: Tuesday, Session D – Aula 2.7

 

S&SS J-1: ASSESSING AND MANAGING THREATS TO WILDERNESS

Scheduled For: Thursday, Session A – Aula 2.6

Theme: Keeping the Wild in Wilderness

Moderator—Kevin Hood, Alaska

The human dimensions of high biodiversity wilderness areas: changing conditions, emerging threats, and conservation opportunities
Larry James Gorenflo, The Pennsylvania State University

Stakeholder acceptance for reintroducing European bison toSweden
Carl-Gustaf Thulin, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences & Umeå University
Axel Bergsten, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences & Umeå University
Camilla Sandström, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences & Umeå University

Can untrammeled wilderness endure?
Kevin Hood, Alaska

What’s working, what’s not? The monitoring and reporting system forTasmania’s National Parks and Reserves
Glenys Jones, Tasmania National Parks and Wildlife Service

Molecular genetic analysis of primitive european cattle breeds to reconstitute an aurochs–like breed
Richard Crooijmans, Wageningen University, Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre
Wei Chen, Wageningen University, Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre
Hendrik-Jan Megens, Wageningen University, Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre Ronald Goderie, The Taurus Foundation
Henri Kerkdijkx, Megafaunafoundation
Hans Lenstra, University of Utrecht, Department of Farm Animal Health
Dan Bradley, Trinity Collage Dublin, Smurfit Institute of Genetics
David MacHugh, School of Agriculture & Food Science, Veterinary Science Centre, Dublin
Johan van Arendonk, Wageningen University, Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre

 

S&SS J-2: LESSONS LEARNED IN PROTECTING THE WILD

Scheduled For: Thursday, Session B – Aula 2.6

Theme: Keeping the Wild in Wilderness

Moderator—Kevin Hood, Alaska

Challenges and opportunities for stewarding wilderness character in Alaska
Lauren Oakes, Stanford University
Adam Andis, Sitka Conservation Society
Kevin Hood, USDA Forest Service

Towards wild elements in managed landscape: Polish experiences
Pawel Pawlaczyk, Naturalists Club Poland

Seed removal rates and dispersal processes of invasive rooikrans (Acacia cyclops) by native granivores inSouth Africa
T.M. Mokotjomela, University of Cape Town
J.H. Hoffman, University of Cape Town

Creating new national parks and marine conservation areas inCanadaand Lessons learned
Kevin McNamee, Parks Canada

Personal views and invisible limits create myths
Aida Macerinskiene, Vilnius University, Lithuania

 

S&SS J-3: WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD?

Scheduled For: Thursday, Session C – Aula 2.6

Theme: Keeping the Wild in Wilderness

Moderator—Kevin Hood, Alaska

What future for the wildness of wilderness?
Roger Kaye, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Implementing action on the ground to restore Canadian protected areas and inspire shared stewardship
Mike Wong, Parks Canada
Karen Keenleyside, Parks Canada
Kent Prior, Parks Canada

Ensuring species’ persistence by making the world a wilder place: a case study of the bearded VULTURE IN SOUTH AFRICA  
Sonja Krüger, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife
Arjun Amar, University of Cape Town

Priority species for conservation in the wilderness lands of a megadiverse country
Jonatan Job Morales García, BioFutura
Alfredo Acosta Rosales, BioFutura
Ángel Daen Morales García, BioFutura

Discussion
Kevin Hood, Alaska

 

S&SS  K-1: EDUCATION AND EXCHANGE: EMPHASIS ON MORE

Scheduled For: Tuesday, Session B – Aula 1.1

Theme: Education: The Essential Element for Protection

Moderator—Yann Borgnet, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan and
Dave Parsons, WILD10 Mentor

The “Bison Land” – An Educational Program Dedicated To An European Flagship Species
Sebastian Catonoiu, Vanatori Neamt Nature Park

Grass Root Exchange Program For Rangers In German Protected Areas
Arthur Reinelt, Bavarian Forest National Park

Environmental Education Workshops In Mexico: An Essential Tool For Biodiversity Conservation
Alfred Acosta Rosales, BioFutura
Ángel Daen Morales García, BioFutura
Jonatan Job Morales García, BioFutura

Awareness About Natural Complexity (MesaRedonda)
Jorge Astorquia, Asociación Gaia para la conservación y gestión de la Biodiversidad

Rationale For Tiger Conservation In India & WCT Interventions
Anish Andheria, Wildlife Conservation Trust

 

S&SS M-1: THE ROLE OF LOCAL PEOPLE AND ADJACENT LANDS IN SUSTAINABILITY

Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session B – Aula 2.1

Theme: The Role of Local People and Adjacent Lands in Sustainability

Moderator—Andrew Thoms, Sitka Conservation Society

Introductory presentation: Engaging communities on the periphery of protected areas
Andrew Thoms, Sitka Conservation Society

Polistovsky National Nature Reserve – the wild place of Eastern Europe
Mikhail Yablokov, Polistovsky National Nature Reserve

The Evolution and Impact of the Wildlands “Green-preneur” Movement
Andrew Venter. Roelie Kloppers, Fezeka Mbele, and Urvashi Haridass , Wildlands Trust (South Africa)

 

A meta-analysis of attitudes towards damaging causing mammalian wildlife
Ruth Kansky, Stellenbosch University
Martin Kidd, University of Stellenbosch
Andrew T. Knight, Stellenbosh University & Imperial College London

Wildland tourism inKamchatka: impacts and contribution to conservation
Anna Zavadskaya, Kronotsky State Natural Biosphere Reserve

 

S&SS N-1:  International perspectives on managing wilderness fire regimes for the future, Panel

Scheduled For: Thursday, Session A – Aula 2.3

Theme: The Role of Fire in Wilderness Restoration

Moderator—Carol Miller, Missoula, Montana

Reaping the benefits of Wilderness fire in the United States
Carol Miller, Missoula, Montana

Wildfires and the “de-wilding” of the boreal forestof Canada
M-A Parisien, Canadian Forest Service

Fire management inAustralia’s protected areas: contemporary challenges and continuing change
Geoff Cary, The Australian National University

Maintaining disturbance-dependent habitats
Laetitia M. Navarro, Universidade de Lisboa
Vânia Proença, Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research, Environment and Energy Scientific Area, Instituto Superior Técnico,  Lisboa
Jed Kaplan, Environmental Engineering Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Henrique M. Pereira, Universidade de Lisboa

 

CW-I/S&SS Q-1: A NEW FACE FOR THE FUTURE OF WILDERNESS

Scheduled for: Tuesday, Session D – Aula 2.7

Objective: Starting from three real-life case studies, participants will engage in role plays and group discussions to critically think about how technology and the values of young people from different cultures will influence the future sustainability of wilderness. This session promises to be interactive, dynamic and thought provoking.

Moderator—Crista Valentino, The Murie Center and CoalitionWILD

Introductions
Crista Valentino, The Murie Center and CoalitionWILD

Public Values Of The Antarctic Wilderness: Comparisons Between Students In The US And Spain
Tina Tin, Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition, France
John Peden, Georgia Southern University, United States

South Kamchatka Sanctuary And Polistovsky Reserve: A Study Of Two Pilot PA In Russia To Develop Objectives For Sustainable Stewardship
Elena Nikolaeva, Fulbright Scholar, Russia

Wilderness And The Use Of Technology: An Interpretive Analysis Of Its Impact On The Wilderness Experience
John Shultis, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada

Workshop With Experts 40 Minutes

15-Minute Report Out
Crista Valentino, The Murie Center