The 18th annual Midwest Population Biology Conference is being held at
Purdue University October 11 and 12 1997. Speakers include
Mark Boyce Plantation forestry destabilizes jack pine budworm dynamics on
Barney Dunning Ecological unawarness of undergraduates: what does a
billion people looks like?
Sue Kalisz Seed dormancy and delayed self pollination: the evolution of
bet-hedging traits in unpredictable environments.
Steve Lima Towards a behavioral ecology of ecological landscapes
Patty Parker Temperature-Determined Sex Ratio, Mating System and
Fecundity in Sea Turtles.
Robert Payne Sex, behavior, and the evolutionary genetics of colonizing
Scott Robinson Habitat fragmentation and population dynamics of
Peter Waser Genetic signature of dispersal and demography.
Gordon Orians What don't we know about population ecology?
A poster session for Graduate and Undergraduate reserach will be held on
Saturday. Registration costs $10, and the banquet Saturday night costs
$12. Please register by 10/6/97.
For more information and a registration form use the Midwest Population
Biology link on
or e-mail Brad Swanson at
bswanson at bilbo.bio.purdue.edu