Reports and documents by IAE staff.
Astragalus mulfordiae: Population dynamics and the effect of cattle grazing in the Vale District, BLMSchomaker, A. Lisa and Matt A. Bahm 2018
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This document summarizes the monitoring of Astragalus mulfordiae (Mulford’s milkvetch) on land managed by the BLM Vale District. In 2018, we revisited permanent plots testing for the effects of herbivory on A. mulfordiae, along with permanent transects looking at long-term population trends and plant community composition in A. mulfordiae habitat. •In 2018 we […]
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Upper and Lower Table Rocks, located northeast of Medford, Oregon, are collectively designated as an Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The Table Rocks are characterized primarily by vernal pool and mound habitats that support several rare species. Since 2006, the Institute for Applied Ecology (IAE) […]
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 versionby 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 versionby 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 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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.