Central Plains Society of Mammalogists
Schedule - 2001 Annual Meeting


12 October 2001
Social 7:00 - 11:00, Ross Natural History Reservation
13 October 2001
Registration 7:30 - 9:00 am, Schmidt Museum of Natural History, Science Hall
Paper Session 1, 9:00 - 10:45, Science Hall 72
9:00 Matthew Miller*, Kevin Murray, and Lynn Robbins.  Activity patterns of Indiana bats as determined by the AnabatII Bat Detector System.  Department of Biology, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO  65804.
9:15 Sybill Amelon1 and Laurie Frasher2*.  A study of bats: poquito de todo.  1North Central Research Station, University of Missouri – Columbia, Columbia, MO  65211.  2Department of Biology, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO  64093. 
9:30 Shauna Marquardt* and Cheryl Schmidt.  The effects of urbanization on the activity of urban bat populations.  Department of Biology, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO  64093. 
9:45 John C. Timpone*, Matt Miller, Kevin Murray, and Lynn W. Robbins.  Summer ecology of bats at Deer Ridge Conservation Area, with emphasis on Myotis sodalis, Indiana Bat.   Department of Biology, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO  65804
10:00 Luke Doller1, Shaun Dunn2*, Stuart Pimm1.  Trapping and handling techniques for Cryptoprocta ferox in Madagascar.  1Center for Environmental Research and Conservation, Columbia University, New York, NY  10027.  2Department of Biology, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO  64093. 
10:15 Kerry W. Withers1*, J. Billingsley1, M. Jastroch2, P. McConnell1, N. McKilligan1, and J. Lundie-Jenkins3.  Consumption of bunya nuts in Bunya Mountains National Park.  1University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia.  2Phillips University, Marburg, Germany.  3Queensland Department of Environment, Toowoomba, Australia.
10:45 Break
11:00 Keynote Address: Dr. Robert S. Sikes.  Energy costs of lactation and reproductive patterns.  Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas – Little Rock.
12:00 Lunch on your own
Paper Session 2, 1:30, Science Hall 72
1:30 Donald P. Althoff1* and Peggy S. Althoff2.  Using nest boxes to monitor southern flying squirrel distribution and abundance.  1Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Friends University, Wichita, KS  67213.  2Department of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS  67601. 
Business Meeting following Paper Session 2
5:00 Social and Dinner at Ross Reservation