This workshop brought together the Bay, Quino, and Taylor’s checkerspot conservation community to discuss biology, recovery, reintroduction and the regulatory landscape. The goal of the workshop was to strengthen collective recovery efforts by providing a forum for information sharing and catalyzing priority actions between practitioners working on recovery of each sub-species.
Shared by: Jenny Heron, BC Ministry of the Environment
Floate et al. Biocon Sci Tech (2006) Overview and relevance of Wolbachia bacteria in biocontrol research
White (2011) Caught in the act: Rapid, symbiont-driven evolution
Zindel et al (2011) Arthropod symbioses: a neglected parameter in pest- and disease control programmes
Shared by: Lech Naumovich
Ostroumov (2006) Biological Effects of Surfactants [Book]
Russell & Schultz (2009) Effects of Grass-Specific Herbicides on Butterflies: An experimental investigation to advance conservation efforts
Recommended by: Stuart Weiss
Funding for this workshop provided by Center for Natural Lands Management, Creekside Science, and the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, as well as Disney Wildlife Conservation Fund, Turner Foundation, the Santa Clara County Open Space Authority, and the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
Workshop Coordinators: Hannah Anderson and Elspeth Hilton Kim of the Center for Natural Lands Management, Stuart Weiss of Creekside Science, Mary Linders of the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, and Scott Black of the Xerces Society.