Reports and documents by IAE staff.
This restoration plan outlines restoration activities to occur at Metro’s Clear Creek Canyon Natural Area. The plan develops the next stage of planning for restoration of the 133 acre Upper Bench Savanna area, which will be comprised of a mosaic of habitat types, including savanna, Oregon white oak (Quercus garryana) woodland, wet prairie, shrub, and […]
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 […]
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.
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.
This report covers habitat restoration actions undertaken at 15 Bureau of Land Management sites in the West Eugene Wetlands. The actions benefit a host of rare plants, including federally listed Bradshaw’s lomatium, Willamette daisy, Kincaid’s lupine. Actions included removal of encroaching woody species, tree girdling, and fence repair.
This report covers efforts to introduce and augment populations of four rare species to sites in the West Eugene Wetlands. The report details the current status of seed production beds at the National Resources Conservation Service Plant Materials Center, which include federally listed Bradshaw’s lomatium, Kincaid’s lupine, Willamette daisy, and Bureau sensitive shaggy horkelia. The […]
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 […]
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.