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Day 1 - Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Time Activity Who
7:30-8:30 am Registration UH Hilo Conference Center
8:30-8:40 am Welcome Cliff Morden
8:40-9:25 am Evolution of Plant Conservation in Hawai‘i Chipper Wichman
9:25-10:25 am Session I: Prioritizing Areas in a Landscape Christine Ogura
Regional Spatial Conservation Prioritization for Federally Listed Plants in Hawaiʻi Fred Amidon
Scaling Up- Approaches to Landscape Restoration at Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Rhonda Loh
How Do You Know You Are Being Effective With Conservation Management Actions? Jim Jacobi
10:25-10:50 am Break
10:50 - Noon Session 2 - Success Stories and Lessons Learned Marie Bruegmann/Nellie Sugii
Highly Collaborative, Large-Scale Endangered Plant Reintroduction on Hawai‘i Island and Its Link to Ecosystem Restoration Rob Robichaux
Monitoring Protocols and Hawaiʻi Rare Plant Restoration Group Monitoring Forms Kapua Kawelo
Plant Conservation in Hawai‘i – Lessons Learned Hank Oppenheimer
Noon - 1:00 pm Lunch (Buffet)
1:00 - 2:50 pm Session 3 - Restoration of Common Plants (from Collection to Outplanting) Margaret Sporck Koehler/Charmian Dang
Growing a Kipuka Colleen Cole
Considerations for In Situ Harvesting of Fruits of Rare Plants Lauren Weisenberger
Practical Aspects of Restoration – Challenges At Various Sites And How To Overcome Them Jill Wagner
Sampling For Effective Ex Situ Plant Conservation Ed Guerrant
Population Genetics Among Hawaiian Species: Lessons Learned Cliff Morden
2:50 - 3:15 pm Break
3:15 - 4:25 pm Session 4 - Restoration of Rare Plant Species Vickie Caraway/Cliff Morden
Center for Plant Conservation Best Reintroduction Practice Guidelines Joyce Maschinski
Propagule Selection for Ex Situ Storage Strategies of Rare Plants Matt Keir
Why We Need Research on the Reproductive Ecology of Hawaiian Plants Don Drake
4:25 - 4:30 pm Closing Cliff Mordon

Day 2 - Friday, October 10th, 2014

Time Session
9:00 am Welcome - Christine Ogura
9:15 am First working group
10:30 am Break
11:00 am Second working group
12:15 am Lunch (Buffet)
1:15 pm Third working group
2:30 pm Break
3:00 pm Fourth working group
4:15 pm Closing - Cliff Morden

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