Conservation Biology seminar 2021

Spring semester 2021

24.02.2021 Miro Bergauer (MSc proposal)
Effects of restoration methods on semi-natural grasslands

03.03.2021 Carole Niffenegger (MSc final results)
Nest site selection of the White-winged Snowfinch (Montifringilla nivalis)

10.03.2021 Cécile Auberson (MSc final results)
Mid-term effects of soil disturbance on grasslands ground beetle community

17.03.2021 Ariane Stöckli (MSc final results)
Nesting incidence of ground-nesting bees in Swiss lowland perennial wildflower strips

24.03.2021 Anina Hold (MSc final results)
Effects of current cutting regimes on BPA meadow's biodiversity

31.03.2021 Elizabete Ferreira de Carvalho (MSc final results)
Effects of grassland restoration with soil disturbance on ground-dwelling spiders

07.04.2021 Eastern break

14.04.2021 (1) Alina Kurman and (2) Jasmin Liedtke (BSc proposals)
(1) Environmental determinants of wild bee presence in extensively managed meadows in the Swiss lowland
(2) Ungulate prey abundance and stability as predictors for the presence of large predators in the Swiss Alps

21.04.2021 Romain Angeleri
The White-backed Woodpecker as an umbrella species for saproxylic beetles? First results and perspectives

28.04.2021 Ségolène Humann-Guilleminot


22.09.2021 Introduction to the students

29.09.2021 No seminar

06.10.2021 No seminar

13.10.2021 No seminar

20.10.2021 No seminar

27.10.2021 No seminar, but a meeting with current and future students interested in doing a MSc work at CB

03.11.2021 Dr Stefano Canessa
What to know and what to do: learning and acting in conservation planning and practice

10.11.2021 Daniel Slodowicz
Grassland Restoration: Relative effectiveness of different restoration methods on plant and invertebrate diversity

17.11.2021 Dr Ian Ausprey
Disassembly of Avian Communities in Tropical Countrysides: Functional Mechanisms and Conservation Applications

24.11.2021 Astrance Fenestraz
Effectiveness of marking a power line to reduce avian collisions on the Fanel reserve, an important site for migrating and water birds

01.12.2021 Romain Angeleri
Geographic transferability of the umbrella species concept: the White-backed Woodpecker as a surrogate species for red-listed saproxylic beetle diversity in central Europe

08.12.2021 Ralph Bolliger, Institute of Plant Sciences, University of Bern
Effects of land-use intensity on plant spatial distribution in grassland and forest ecosystem

15.12.2021 Dr Alejandra Morán Ordóñez, Centre de Recerca Ecològica i Aplicacions Forestals (CREAF), Spain
Spatial planning tools for conservation: applications across different scales and socio-ecological contexts

22.12.2021 No seminar