НАУЧНО-ПРАКТИЧЕСКИЙ ЦЕНТР ПО ОХОТОВЕДЕНИЮ И УПРАВЛЕНИЮ РЕСУРСАМИ ДИКИХ ЖИВОТНЫХ


The International Conference
“Ungulates in a changing world - consequences for population dynamics, migration and management”
 Krasny Bor, Belarus, 19 – 21 september 2016

 PROGRAMM

18 September – arrival at the conference place

19 September

8 00–9 00 Breakfast

9 00–9 15 Opening remarks by organizers

9 15–9 30 Opening remarks by the official representatives of GovernmentDepartments and Agencies

Morning session – MANAGEMENT

Opening talk by the representative of the Scientific Committee of the Conference 

9 30–10 10 Marco Apollonio – Ungulates in Europe: a story of success with an uncertain future.

STANDARDTALKS

10 10–10 30 PavelHeshtaut –The  need for change of biologicalungulates management modelin Belarus.
10 30–10 50 RafałKowalczyk – Release the beast – optimizing the conservation management of the European bison.

11 50 – 11 10 Coffee break

11 10–11 30 Mikhail Nikiforov – Diversification strategies for the conservation of the European bison in Eastern Europe.
1130–11 50 Jos M. Milner – To feed or not to feed? Evidence of the intended and unintended effects of feeding wild ungulates.
11 50–12 10 Jānis Ozoliņš –Shaping the population sex-age structure for the control of wild boar in Latvia in the context of African swine fever.
12 10–12 30 Tomasz Podgórski – Hunting-induced changes in social behavior of wild boar – implications for disease management.
12 30–12 50 Aleksey Danilkin – Wild ungulates of Russia: demography, hunting use, resource management.

1300 – 14 00 Lunch

14 00–14 20 TarasSipko – European red deer on the grounds of the Russian plains and preliminary results of molecular genetic studies.
14 20–14 40 Sergey Matveychuk – Deer on a frontier: wild ungulates as matter, factor and symbol of the evolution of hunting.
14 40–15 00 BoštjanPokorny – Importance of large-scale hunting information systems and databases on ungulate mortality: Slovenia as a case study.
15 00–15 20 VesaRuusila – Hunter’s data and new software support adaptive moose management in Finland.
15 20–15 40 Christer Moe Rolandsen – The Norwegian Deer Register –a tool for adaptive management of moose, red deer, roe deer and wild reindeer.
15 40–16 00 Vladimir Belkin – Semi-free ranging of ungulates in vast areas as the platform for studying the animals outside their natural distribution range (example of the “Black Stones” hunting enterprise).

 16 00 Coffee break

17 00–19 00 Excursion

19 00 Dinner 

20 September

8 00–9 00 Breakfast

 

Morning session - POPULATION DYNAMICS

PLENARY TALK

9 00–9 40 Jean-Michel Gaillard –Roe deer population dynamics in a changing world: the end of the biology of success?

STANDARD TALKS

9 40–10 00 Graham Kerley – Commercialization as an emergent threat to ungulates in South Africa.
10 00–10 20 RaunoVeeroja –Extensive decline of roe deer abundance in 2010 – 2011 in Estonia.Causes, spatial differences and impact on lynx population.
10 20–10 40 GrygoriyYanuta – The current state and the importance of wild ungulates species as resources in Belarus.
10 40–11 00 AlexandrKozorez –Recovery of species diversity of wild ungulates and their population’s abundance in the forest ecosystems of Belarus. 

11 00–11 20 Coffee break

11 20–11 40 DanilaPanchenko – Forest reindeer: current status, conservation and restoration challenges in the animal’s range in the Russian European North.
11 40–12 00 PetrDanillov – Ungulates of the Northwest Russia.
12 00–12 20 AlexandrKashtalyan –Territorial structure formation of Krasnoborsky free-living European bison population.
12 20–12 40 AndreyFaybich – The genetic composition of red deer in the KrasnyBor area in the context of the total gene pool of the species in Belarus.

13 00–14 00 Lunch

 Afternoon session – MIGRATIONS

 PLENARY TALK

14 00–14 40 AtleMysterud – Red deer seasonal migration, the green-wave and management implications.

STANDARD TALKS

14 40–15 00 Francesca Cagnacci – Migration plasticity in ungulates: will it translate into increased resilience to global change?
15 00–15 20 Wibke Peters – Plasticity in migratory behavior of large herbivores with contrasting species –specific traits.
15 20–15 40 Christer Moe Rolandsen – Fitness and partial migration in a large herbivore – migrant females have higher reproductive performance than resident females.

16 00 Coffee break

17 00-19 00 Excursion

 19 00 Dinner

 21 September

 8 00–9 00 Breakfast

Morning session – THE ROLE OF UNGULATES IN ECOSYSTEMS

PLENARY TALK

9 00–9 40 PetterKjellander – Management of ungulates in multi-species communities – where do we stand?

STANDARD TALKS

9 40–10 00 Herbert Prins – How lions affect grassy vegetation composition in a savanna?
10 00–10 20 Matt Hayward – The varying risk of preferential predation in a changing world of predators.
10 20–10 40 Marco Heurich – Understanding the effects of ungulate browsing on forest ecosystems.
10 40–11 00 Francesco Ferretti – Pasture and interspecific competition: cascading effects.

11 00–12 00 Coffee break

11 20–11 40 Mark Hewison – Getting personal – behavioral variation in a heterogeneous landscape.
11 40–12 00 JakubBorkowski – Spatial ecology of red deer living on the boundary ofa post-disturbance forest area: the cover story.
12 00–12 20 Krzysztof Schmidt – Stress in deer populations – possibly stronger effect of humans than predators?
12 20–12 40 Christophe Baltzinger – Understanding the role wild ungulates play in ecosystem functioning – an integrated approach.

13 00–14 00 Lunch

 14 00–14 40 Tomasz Borowik – Red deer (Cervuselaphus) female fertility in a low density population subject to predation and hunting.
14 40–15 00 EvgenyiYeskov – Heavy metals in the body of wild boar of different ages and their preferred plant and animal objects. 

15 00–17 00 Afternoon session

DISCUSSION AND SUMMARY

18 00 Dinner

 

22 September– departure