Reports and documents by IAE staff.
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.
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. […]