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Abating climate change impacts on Kincaid’s lupine

Erin C. Gray and Matt A. Bahm   2016

This document summarizes monitoring of reintroductions of Kincaid’s lupine in multiple microclimates at three sites in the Willamette Valley, Oregon.  Over the years of this study, we have found that seed source and microclimate both affect emergence, survival, and growth (height and number of leaves).  Results will inform future management considerations regarding seed transfer zones […]

Southern Flow Corridor Baseline Effectiveness Monitoring: 2014

Laura A. Brown, Michael J. Ewald, Laura S. Brophy, and Stan van de Wetering   2016

 

Ni-les’tun Tidal Wetland Restoration Effectiveness Monitoring: Year 4 Post-Restoration (2015)

Laura A. Brown, Michael J. Ewald, and Laura S. Brophy   2016

         

Restoration of Fir Butte: 2015 Annual Report

Schultz, Matt   2016

This report details habitat restoration actions undertaken in 2015 at Fir Butte, a Bureau of Land Management  site in the West Eugene Wetlands.  The actions are intended primarily to benefit Kincaid’s lupine and Fender’s blue butterfly. Actions included weed control and native species enhancement.

Twin Prairie – 2015 Annual Report

Schultz, Matt   2016

This report covers restoration activities at Twin Prairie, a Bureau of Land Management-owned mid-elevation meadow near Cottage Grove. Activities in 2015 included conducting a census of the shaggy horkelia population , removing Scotch broom and Himalayan blackberry, removing and girdling encroaching shrubs and doug-fir trees, and outplanting 220 plugs of shaggy horkelia to augment the […]

Restoration of Upper Oak Basin and Oak Basin Tree Farm: 2015 Annual Report

Silvernail, Ian   2016

In 2015, the Institute for Applied Ecology participated in a variety of activities to support restoration and conservation efforts at Upper Oak Basin and Oak Basin Tree Farm.  Significant activities included tree felling and girdling, flame weeding, planting and seeding, and hand mowing in and around Kincaid’s lupine patches.

Population Introduction of the Thin-Leaved Peavine: 2015 Annual Report

Silvernail, Ian   2016

This report includes information about Phase 3 of a four phase project.  This phase of work involved seed collection, plug grow out, site preparation at selected locations, and population increase by outplanting thin-leaved peavine plugs.

Canemah Bluff Oak and Prairie Restoration Plan

Axt, Ben and Rebecca Currin   2016

This restoration plan outlines restoration activities to occur at Metro’s Canemah Bluff Natural Area.  The plan is limited to the prairie, savanna, and Oregon white oak (Quercus garryana) woodland habitats present on approximately 20 acres at Canemah.  The plan is intended to guide the enhancement of prairie and oak woodland habitats with the goal of […]

Habitat Restoration of Dorena Prairie: 2015 Annual Report

Neill, Andy   2016

This report details habitat restoration actions undertaken in 2015 at Dorena prairie, a Bureau of Land Management prairie site in the Cascade foothills outside of Cottage Grove, Oregon. The actions are intended primarily to maintain open meadow and promote native species diversity in the meadow.

Sensitive Species Monitoring and Habitat Restoration of Lost Creek Meadow: 2015 Annual Report

Neill, Andy   2016

This report details habitat restoration actions undertaken in 2015 at Lost Creek meadow, a Bureau of Land Management site in the Cascade foothills outside of Pleasant Hill, Oregon. The actions are intended primarily to maintain open meadow and promote Hitchcock’s blue-eyed grass (Sisyrinchium hitchcockii), a federal species of concern, in the meadow. Actions include brush […]

Habitat Restoration of McGowan Meadow: 2015 Annual Report

Neill, Andy   2016

This report details habitat restoration actions undertaken in 2015 at McGowan Meadow, a Bureau of Land Management site in the Cascade foothills outside of Springfield, Oregon. The actions are intended primarily to maintain open meadow and promote native species diversity in the meadow

Dalles Mountain Prairie Restoration Plan Progress Report 2016

Moore, Peter and Matt Bahm   2016

This report outlines progress towards creating a restoration plan for Dalles Mountain Prairie, part of Columbia Hills State Park, Washington State. Background material and results of the monitoring of baseline vegetation conditions for a grazing study are presented.

Tribal Native Plant Materials Program Development Plan for the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde

Currin, Rebecca, Peter Moore and Andy Neill   2016

This development plan describes the background and the steps required for creating a tribal native plant materials program at Confederated Tribes of Grande Ronde.

Population assessment of arrow-leaf thelypody (Thelypodium eucosmum)

Bahm, Matt A.   2016

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY We monitored 21 sites occurring on Prineville BLM lands in 2016, including 2 previously undocumented sites and 9 sites that had been monitored in 2015. Highlights from 2016 were: • Identified 2 previously undocumented populations • Plant counts/estimates revealed 44,024 individuals, and ranged from 12 to 29,249 o In 2015, plant counts/estimates revealed […]

Assessing the status and extent of Lupinus lepidus var. cusickii in Denny Flat, Baker County, Oregon

Petix, Meaghan I., Matt A. Bahm, and Erin C. Gray   2016

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY We conducted a full census of Lupinus lepidus var. cusickii subpopulations in Denny Flat on land managed by the Vale District of the Bureau of Land Management. In 2016, we monitored permanent monitoring transects to examine plant community and L. lepidus var. cusickii population trends. This species can have high annual variability and […]