Reports and documents by IAE staff.  

Ni-les’tun Tidal Wetland Restoration Effectiveness Monitoring: Year 2 Post-Restoration (2013)

Laura Brophy, Stan van de Wetering, Michael Ewald, Laura Brown, and Christopher Janousek   2014


Waite Ranch Baseline Effectiveness Monitoring 2014

Laura S. Brophy, Laura A. Brown, and Michael J. Ewald   2015


Population Introduction of the Thin-Leaved Peavine: 2015 Annual Report

Silvernail, Ian   2016

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.

Restoration of Upper Oak Basin and Oak Basin Tree Farm: 2015 Annual Report

Silvernail, Ian   2016

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.

Threatened and Endangered Species Habitat Restoration: 2015 Annual Report

Schultz, Matt   2015

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.

West Eugene Wetlands Augmentation of Threatened & Endangered Plant Species

Schultz, Matt   2015

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 […]

Twin Prairie – 2015 Annual Report

Schultz, Matt   2016

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 […]

Restoration of Fir Butte: 2015 Annual Report

Schultz, Matt   2016

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.

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

Pfingsten, Ian A., Denise Giles-Johnson, and Thomas N. Kaye   2015

Developing reintroduction techniques for Lomatium cookii

Kaye, Thomas N., Ian A. Pfingsten, Denise Giles, and Ian S. Silvernail   2016

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. […]