Virtual Attendees 2020

The following people are registered to attend the 2020 Virtual ISG Meeting and their presentations are noted.
 
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Allison Alberts – International Iguana Foundation, California, USA (LinkedIn; ResearchGate)
Jacqueline Andre – Forestry, Wildlife & Parks Division, Dominica, West Indies
Baptiste Angin – Ardops Environnement, Guadeloupe, French West Indies

“Understanding the Past to Improve the Future: the Story of the Conservation of the Lesser Antillean Iguana, Iguana delicatissima”

Steve Anstey – Trustee Ahura Resorts Conservation Foundation, Fiji

Daniel Ariano – Heloderma Natural Reserve-Zootropic, Guatemala
Lauren Augustine – Saint Louis Zoo, Missouri, USA
Brett Baldwin – San Diego Zoo Global, California, USA
Chuck Becker – Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, Utah, USA
Emma Bembrick – Taronga Zoo, Sydney, Australia
John Bendon – IUCN-UK, Bath, UK

“Variations of Land Iguanas and Hybrids in the Galápagos”

John Binns – International Reptile Conservation Foundation, California, USA (homepage)
Alicia Bonanno – Office National des Forêts, Fort-de-France, Martinique, French West Indies
Brandon Bourassa – University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA (homepage)
Kelly Bradley – Fort Worth Zoo, Texas, USA

“Review of a Long-Term Conservation Program for the Anegada Rock Iguana (Cyclura pinguis)”

“Comparisons of 25-OH-vitamin D3, Calcium, Phosphorous, Ionized Calcium, and Parathyroid Hormone Concentrations between Captive and Wild Anegada Rock Iguanas (Cyclura pinguis)”

Mathilde Brassy – Carbet des Sciences, Fort-de-France, Martinique, French West Indies (education effort)

Michel Breuil – Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France
Jeanelle Brisbane – WildDominique, Dominica, West Indies (homepage)

“An Update on Iguana Conservation Actions in Dominica”

Joey Brown – Hope Zoo Preservation Foundation, Kingston, Jamaica
Tom Brown – Kanahau Wildlife Conservation Organisation, Útila, Honduras (ResearchGate)
Judith Bryja — Independent, Texas, USA
Larry Buckley – Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, USA
Sandra Buckner – Independent, Nassau, NP, The Bahamas
Gordon Burghardt – Univerity of Tennessee, Tennessee, USA (homepage)

Frederic Burton – Department of Environment, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands Government (homepage)

“Piloting Wildlife Camera Traps for Cyclura lewisi Population, Distribution, and Threats”

Paul Calle – Wildlife Conservation Society, New York, USA (homepage)

Sarah Cannizzo – Fort Worth Zoo, Texas, USA

Devon Carter – Anguilla National Trust, West Indies
Paula Castaño – Island Conservation, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

“Galápagos Land Iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) Reintroduction to Santiago Island, Galápagos: A Strategy to Support the Ecological Restoration of the Island and Mitigate Non-target Risk from Rodent Eradication on Seymour Norte Island”

Robert Cattell – San Diego Zoo Global, California, USA
Aloysius Charles – Saint Lucia Forestry Division, West Indies
Catherine Childs – National Trust for the Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman
Adam Clause – Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, California, USA

Giuliano Colosimo – San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, California, USA (homepage)

Cyclura carinata: the Legacy and Future of a Successful Conservation Program in the Turks and Caicos Islands”

Steve Conners – Independent, Florida, USA
Daniel Cueva – Independent, Georgia, USA
Andy Daneault – Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Florida, USA

Christina De Jesús Villanueva – University of Rhode Island, USA & USFS International Institute of Tropical Forestry, Puerto Rico, USA

Kevin de Queiroz – National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, USA (homepage)

Giselle Deane – Bahamas National Trust, The Bahamas

Florian Desigaux – Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Strasbourg, France
Flavia Diotallevi – Independent, Rome, Italy
Chris Dryburgh – Taronga Zoo, Sydney, Australia

Nathalie Duporge – Nathalie Duporge Wildlife Consultant, Martinique, French West Indies (LinkedIn; FaceBook personal; homepage; FaceBook AquaSearch)

Julian Duval – Emeritus San Diego Botanic Garden, California, USA
Paola Dvihally – Guadeloupe Zoo, French West Indies
Zach Dykema – Mississippi State University, Starkville, USA
Elizabeth Erasito – National Trust of Fiji, Suva, Fiji
Robert Fisher – U.S. Geological Survey, California, USA (homepage)

“Is there Risk in Describing Endemic Iguanas from Fiji due to the Continued Threat of Illicit Trade?”

Tashim Fleming – Anguilla National Trust, West Indies
Michael Fouraker – Fort Worth Zoo and International Iguana Foundation, Texas, USA
Susannah French – Utah State University, Utah, USA (homepage)

Mauro Galetti – University of Miami, Florida, USA (LinkedIn)

Gerardo Garcia – Chester Zoo, Cheshire, UK
Miguel Garcia-Bermudez – USFWS Science Application, Puerto Rico, USA
Gabriele Gentile – University Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy

“Introducing the Iguana Genome Project”

Glenn Gerber – San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, California, USA (homepage)
Johana Gil – Heloderma Natural Reserve-Zootropic, Guatemala
Dominique Giton – Guadeloupe Zoo, French West Indies

Matt Goetz – Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, Jersey, British Channel Islands (homepage; ResearchGate)

“The Sub-regional Species Action Plan for Iguana delicatissima on Anguilla, Statia, and St. Barts — Update and Outlook”

Ashley Goode – USDA-ARS, Florida, USA (ResearchGate)

“Updates on Ctenosaura oedirhina: Conservation Action Plan Published”

Tandora Grant – San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, California, USA (homepage; ResearchGate)

Kim Gray – San Diego Zoo Global, California, USA
Julie Gresser – Direction de l’Environnement, DEAL Martinique, French West Indies
John Griffoen – Fort Worth Zoo, Texas, USA

Jane Haakonsson – Department of Environment, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands Government (homepage; LinkedIn)

“Be My Rock: Using Existing Knowledge to Support the Recovery of the Sister Islands Rock Iguana Population Structure”

Hendrew Haley – Ardastra Gardens and Wildlife Conservation Centre, The Bahamas

Luke Harding – Blue Iguana Conservation, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Peter Harlow – Independent, Sydney, Australia
Stacie Hathaway – U.S. Geological Survey, California, USA
Sarah Havery – Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, London, UK (LinkedIn)

“The Successes and Challenges of Invasive Predator Management to Save the Iguana Islands of the Turks & Caicos”

Pius Haynes – Saint Lucia Forestry Division, West Indies
Evert Henningheim – Dutch Iguana Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (homepage)
Jose Luis Herrera – Island Conservation, Puerto Rico, USA (homepage)
Kirsten Hines — Independent, Florida, USA (homepage)

Rick Hudson – Fort Worth Zoo and International Iguana Foundation, Texas, USA (IIF homepage, Instagram, Twitter)

Giovanni Hughes – Anguilla National Trust, West Indies
John Iverson – Earlham College, Indiana, USA (homepage)

“Long-term Studies of the Allen Cays Rock Iguana (Cyclura cychlura inornata) in the Exuma Islands”

Jill Jollay – International Iguana Foundation, Arizona, USA

Seokmin Kim – University of Miami, Florida, USA

Charles Knapp – John G. Shedd Aquarium, Illinois, USA (homepage; GoogleScholar; ResearchGate)

“Overview of Long-term Research and Conservation Efforts with Cyclura cychlura in The Bahamas”

Tanja Laaser – Department of Environment, Little Cayman, Cayman Islands
Rachel Lamkin – The Montgomery Zoo, Alabama, USA
Dave Laux – Wellington Zoo, Wellington, New Zealand
Yolanda Leon – Grupo Jaragua and INTEC University, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Jeff Lemm – San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, California, USA
Erin Lewis – Utah State University, Logan, USA

“Monitoring Physiology and Gut Microbiota of the Northern Bahamian Rock Iguana”

Melanie Litton – Audubon Nature Institute, Louisiana, USA
Clarissa Lloyd – Anguilla National Trust, West Indies
Amy MacLeod – University of Leipzig, Saxony, Germany (homepage; ResearchGate; Zooniverse)

“Monitoring Galapagos Marine Iguanas Using Drones and Citizen Science”

Hannah Madden – Caribbean Netherlands Science Institute, St. Eustatius, West Indies (ResearchGate)

Jean-Francois Maillard – Office Francais de la Biodiversite, France
Catherine Malone – Independent, USA

B Naqqi Manco – Department of Environment and Coastal Resources, Turks & Caicos Islands, West Indies

Joey Markx – Helicon Education, Helmond, The Netherlands

Sean Martin – Philadelphia Zoo, Pennsylvania, USA

Andrea Martínez – Kanahau Wildlife Conservation Organisation, Útila, Honduras (Kanahau homepage, Instagram, Twitter)

Daisy Maryon – Kanahau Wildlife Conservation Organisation, Útila, Honduras & International Iguana Foundation (homepage; ResearchGate)

“Updates on Útila Spiny-tailed Iguana Project — Saving the Swamper”

Mallory McKinney – Audubon Nature Institute, Louisiana, USA and Mississippi State University, Starkville, USA

“A Genetic Assessment of the Blue Iguana Recovery Program”

Robert Mendyk – Audubon Nature Institute, Louisiana, USA
Aryeh Miller – Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Kyle Miller – Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park, Washington, D.C., USA (ResearchGate)
Shawn Miller – Milwaukee County Zoo, Wisconsin, USA
Blaklie Mitchell – Mississippi State University, Starkville, USA

“A Genetic Analysis of the Invasive Green Iguana (Iguana iguana) on Grand Cayman”

Yoni Muggen-van Uden – Dutch Iguana Foundation, Koningsbosch, The Netherlands (homepage)
Farah Mukhida – Anguilla National Trust, West Indies (homepage)

Ann-Elizabeth Nash – University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, and Colorado Reptile Humane Society, Longmont, USA (homepage; Twitter)

“Determinants of Community Structures in the Common Spiny-tailed Iguana, Ctenosaura similis

Karin Nelson – University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA
Jone Niukula – National Trust of Fiji, Suva, Fiji
Frank Oliaro – John G. Shedd Aquarium, Illinois, USA

“Diet Analysis of Northern Bahamian Rock Iguanas using DNA metabarcoding”

Ashley Ortega – Gladys Porter Zoo, Texas, USA

Lee Pagni – Conservation Planning Specialist Group, Arizona, USA

“How to Improve Your Species Recovery Planning Process with Minimal Effort: Principles and Practicals”

Nicolas Paranthoën – Office National des Forêts, Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, French West Indies (homepage)

“Lesser Antillean Iguana National Action Plan Implementation in Guadeloupe and Martinique”

Stesha Pasachnik – Fort Worth Zoo, Texas, USA

“Jamaican Rock Iguana Recovery Program”

Nancy Pascoe – National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, West Indies
Julie Pauwels – Office National des Forêts, Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, French West Indies
Cayle Pearson – Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, Florida, USA
Nestor Perez – Universidad Nacional, Colombia
Gad Perry – Texas Tech University, Texas, USA (homepage)
Sean Perry – Mississippi Aquarium, Mississippi, USA
Lynne Pieper – Independent, Illinois, USA

Melissa Plasman – Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad de México, México

“Eating Well Will Prevent Iguanas from Dying Out Because of Global Warming, as We Evaluated in Ctenosaura pectinata

Elaine Powers – Lyric Power Publishing, LLC, USA (homepage; Lyric Power; ResearchGate)
Christine Proctor – Harrisburg University, Pennsylvania, USA
Kimberly Rainwater – Fort Worth Zoo, Texas, USA

“Anegada Rock Iguana (Cyclura pinguis) Health Assessment Update”

Bonnie L Raphael – Wildlife Conservation Society, New York, & San Diego Zoo Global, California, USA

Fabian Rateau – Office National des Forêts, Fort-de-France, Martinique, French West Indies
Sébastien Ravon – Zoo de Martinique, Martinique, French West Indies
Ivan Rehak – Prague Zoo, Czech Republic
Katarina Rehakova – Czech Pharmaceutical Society, Prague, Czech Republic
R. Graham Reynolds – University of North Carolina, Asheville, USA (homepage)

“Phylogenomics and Historical Biogeography of West Indian Rock Iguanas (Genus Cyclura)”

Victor Hugo Reynoso – Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad de México, México (homepage; ResearchGate)

“To Be or Not to Be Ctenosaura bryachylopha

Jesús Rivas – New Mexico Highlands University, New Mexico, USA

“Population Dynamics of Green Iguana (Iguana iguana): Does it Pay for Little Boys to Save their Sisters?”

Ernst Rupp – Grupo Jaragua, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (homepage)

“Restoration of Ricord’s Iguana Habitat”

Ana Daniela Sansur Pavón – Kanahau Wildlife Conservation Organisation, Útila, Honduras

“School of Nature: A Holistic Approach to Teach Environmental Education in Útila, Honduras”

Bronwins Sapphira – Kanahau Wildlife Conservation Organisation, Útila, Honduras
Lewis Single – Indianapolis Zoo, Indiana, USA
Geoffrey Smith – Denison University, Ohio, USA (homepage; ResearchGate)
Louise Soanes – Anguilla National Trust, West Indies
Kimberly Stephenson – University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston, Jamaica
Alexandra Sumarli – San Diego State University, California, USA (ResearchGate; Twitter)

“Genomic Insights into Chuckwalla Evolution and Diversification”

Jessica Sutherland – Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Washington, USA
Ann Sutton – Caribbean Coastal Area Management Foundation, Manchester, Jamaica
Chris Tracy – Philip L. Boyd Deep Canyon Desert Research Center, California, USA (homepage)

“Consequences of Climate Change on Common Chuckwalla Thermoregulation: Maybe Not as Dire as We Thought”

Richard Tracy – University of Nevada, Reno, USA (homepage)
Matthijs van den Burg – Natural History Museum of Madrid, Spain (ResearchGate)

“Towards Understanding the Iguana iguana Complex”

Jeroen van Kuijk – HAS University of Applied Science, Den Bosch, The Netherlands

Tim van Wagensveld – Reptile, Amphibian & Fish Conservation Netherlands (RAVON), Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Andrea Varela – University of Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Jeannette Victor – Saint Lucia Forestry Division, West Indies
Isabel Vique – Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge, UK (homepage)

“New Approaches to Combatting the Illegal Wildlife Trade of Iguanas in the Eastern Caribbean”

Joe Wasilewski – Natural Selections, Florida, USA
George Waters – GWANDA, Florida, USA

Tarren Wagener – Fort Worth Zoo, Texas, USA

Bruce Weissgold – International Iguana Foundation, Virginia, USA
Mark Welch – Mississippi State University, Starkville, USA (homepage)
Byron Wilson – Independent, California, USA
Ariel Woodruff – Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Washington, USA
Shannan Yates – Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Ryan Zach – Zoo Miami, Florida, USA
Eugenia Zarza – El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Chiapas, México

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