Reports

Reports and documents by IAE staff.  

Threatened and endangered species habitat restoration: 2017 annual report

by Andrew Esterson   2018

The West Eugene Wetlands (WEW), managed by the Bureau of Land Management, Northwest Oregon District, consist of 27 sites spanning approximately 1400 acres, and is located within and west of Eugene, OR. These sites provide habitat for five federally-listed threatened or endangered species and a number of Bureau sensitive species. The focus of work completed […]

West Eugene Wetlands augmentation of threatened and endangered plant species: 2017 annual report-Web version

by Andrew Esterson   2018

The West Eugene Wetlands (WEW) currently hosts populations of three federally endangered species (Willamette daisy, Bradshaw’s lomatium and Fender’s blue butterfly), one federally threatened species (Kincaid’s lupine) and numerous Bureau sensitive species (shaggy horkelia, white-topped aster and thin-leaved peavine). In 2017, the Institute for Applied Ecology continued their efforts to augment populations of these species […]

Habitat restoration and monitoring of shaggy horkelia at Twin Prairie: 2017 annual report- Web version

by Andrew Esterson   2018

In 2017, the Institute for Applied Ecology conducted habitat restoration and monitored the shaggy horkelia (Horkelia congesta ssp. congesta) population at Twin Prairie, a BLM-owned site southeast of Eugene, Oregon. This report provides a summary of restoration actions and monitoring results.2017 Twin Priaire annual report. WEB VERSION

Pioneer Butte Prairie restoration: 2017 annual report – Web Version

by Andrew Esterson   2018

Pioneer Butte is a mid-elevation prairie located in the Oregon Coast Range and is owned by the U.S. Forest Service (Service). In 2017, the Service and the Institute for Applied Ecology (IAE) continued restoration efforts at Pioneer Butte. This report outlines restoration actions that were completed in 2017.

2017 Old Peak Meadow Annual Report

by Andrew Esterson   2018

This report summarizes habitat restoration actions completed by the Institute for Applied Ecology at Old Peak Meadow (Old Peak) in 2017. Old Peak is a mid-elevation prairie located northeast of Marys Peak in the Oregon Coast Range and is owned by the City of Corvallis. The goal of the project is to improve song bird […]

Habitat restoration at Fir Butte: 2017 annual report – Web Version

by Andrew Esterson   2018

This report summarizes habitat restoration work completed by the Institute for Applied Ecology in 2017 at Fir Butte. Fir Butte is part of a network of sites in the West Eugene Wetlands that contribute to the recovery of the federally endangered Fender’s blue butterfly (Icaricia icarioides fenderi) and its host plant, the federally threatened Kincaid’s […]

Plants for People: Bringing Traditional Ecological Knowledge to Restoration (2018 Post-Implementation Status and Plant Establishment Report)

Moore, Peter and Andy Neill   2018

This report to Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board summarizes post-implementation and plant establishment activities for Phase I of the Plants for People project during 2017-18, including enacting the Tribal Plant Materials Development Plan at Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, partially funding of a nursery manager, maintaining the nursery and expanding plant production to new species. Continued […]

Nelson’s checkermallow Recovery Project – 2017 Post-implementation Status Report

Moore, Peter   2017

This report to Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board summarizes post-implementation status at 11 Nelson’s checkermallow introduction sites in the Corvallis West and Salem West recovery zones in the Willamette Valley, Oregon, since October 2015.

Nelson’s checkermallow Recovery Project, Phase III (Coast Range and Portland Recovery Zones) – Web Version

Moore, Peter   2018

This report summarizes project activities for the Nelson’s checkermallow recovery project in the Coast Range and Portland recovery zones during 2017, including monitoring of the population, weeds, and vegetation community, establishing photo points and identifying restoration prescriptions at 13 project sites, collecting seed and establishing seed increase fields.

Nelson’s checkermallow Recovery Project: Phase II (2018 Post-implementation Status Report)

Moore, Peter   2018

This report to Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board summarizes post-implementation status at 16 Nelsons’s checkermallow introduction sites in the Corvallis West and Salem West recovery zones, Willamette Valley, Oregon, during 2017-18.