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THS Fall Meeting:
Lizard Symposium and Poster Presentations

Saturday, October 17 • Bryan, TX

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Lizard Symposium

The symposium will open friday evening with a talk and reception, and will continue on Saturday with talks by 7 prestigious lizard ecologists. See below for the full schedule or click here to download a pdf version of the schedule. Speakers' websites may be accessed by clicking on their name.

October 16, 2009

6:00pm Lee Ann Linam – "Where Have All the Horny Toads Gone?--Tracking Down a Texas Treasure"

Reception in the Brazos Valley Museum on Natural History immediately after Lee Ann’s talk.

October 17, 2009

8:00-8:30 Opening remarks.

8:30-9:20 Lee Fitzgerald – “The Dunes Sagebrush Lizard: Hierarchy, Fragmentation, Conservation”

9:20-10:10 Donald Miles – “The Relationship Between Species Diversification and Morphological Variation in Iguanian Lizards”

10:10-11:00 Aaron Bauer – “Global Gekkotan Phylogenetics and Geckos as Evolutionary Models”

11:00-1:00 Lunch on your own

1:00-1:50 William Cooper – “Pursuit-deterrent Signaling by Zebra-tailed Lizards”

1:50-2:40 Raymond Huey – “Why Tropical Forest Lizards are Vulnerable to Climate Warming”

2:40-3:00 Break

3:00-3:50 Eric Pianka – “Towards a Periodic Table of Lizard Niches”

3:50-4:40 Laurie Vitt – “Listening to Lizards: Natural History in Perspective”

4:50-5:20 THS Business Meeting

5:30-7:00 Poster Session at the TCWC (directions available here)

7:30-10:30 C&J Barbeque Bryan, We have a large meeting room reserved that will hold around 75.

Sponsored by: TPWDSouthwest PARC