Reports

Reports and documents by IAE staff.  

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.

Herbert Farm Restoration Summary July-December 2017 – Web version

Moore, Peter   2018

This report to Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife summarizes restoration work at Herbert Farm and Natural Area, near Corvallis, Oregon, that was funded by the Willamette Wildlife Mitigation Program, as well as in-kind actions by partner agencies, from July 1 to December 31, 2017.

Herbert Farm Restoration Summary 2016/17 – Web version

Moore, Peter   2017

This report to Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife summarizes restoration work at Herbert Farm and Natural Area, near Corvallis, Oregon, that was funded by the Willamette Wildlife Mitigation Program, as well as in-kind actions by partner agencies, from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.

OSU-ETG team explores blue carbon in Oregon salt marshes

Wheatcroft, Rob, Erin Peck, and Laura Brophy   2018

This article from OSU’s College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences describes how an OSU-IAE team is measuring carbon stored in soils of Oregon’s tidal wetlands, helping to reduce climate change.

Lomatium cookii population monitoring in the Illinois Valley, Josephine County, Oregon

Pfingsten, Ian A., Thomas N. Kaye, and D.E.L. Giles   2017

Executive Summary Lomatium cookii is endemic to southwestern Oregon, and is listed as endangered by the State of Oregon and by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). Populations discussed in this report are located in the Illinois Valley in Josephine County. Long-term monitoring has occurred at French Flat since 1990, at Rough and Ready […]

Developing reintroduction techniques for Lomatium cookii

Kaye, Thomas N., Ian A. Pfingsten, D.E.L. Giles, and Ian S. Silvernail   2017

Executive Summary Lomatium cookii is endemic to southwestern Oregon with only two known populations in Jackson and Josephine Counties. The species is listed as endangered by the State of Oregon and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Draft Recovery Plan for the species identifies population augmentation and reintroduction as necessary steps toward recovery. […]

Assessing management techniques for Lomatium cookii (Cook’s desert-parsley)

Giles, Denise E.L., Erin C. Gray, and Matt A. Bahm   2017

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This document summarizes results from two studies involving habitat management techniques for L. cookii to support recovery of the species. The studies include 1) an evaluation of herbicide effects at Illinois Forks State Park, in areas occupied and unoccupied with L. cookii and 2) the effects of prescribed fire on L. cookii and […]

Baseline monitoring at the Wallooskee-Youngs restoration site, 2015, Part 2: Blue carbon, ecosystem drivers and biotic responses

Laura S. Brophy, Laura A. Brown, Michael J. Ewald, and Erin K. Peck   2018

           

Habitat Restoration of Horse Rock Ridge: 2017 Annual Report

Esterson, Andrew and Jessica Celis   2017

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The goals of this project are to increase existing native plant populations and diversity at this site and decrease invasive species populations. In 2017 restoration activities included mechanical removal of small patches of invasive species within the meadow and removal of small trees and limbing of larger trees within and along the meadow edges. […]