Welcome to the 2012 field season

Our 2012 field season is getting underway.  Keep your eyes open for new posts from our 2012 IAE/NPSO Interns, Charlotte Trowbridge and Guy Banner. We thank the 2011 IAE/NPSO Interns, Autumn Meade, and Alex Wick, for their contributions to the Adventures in Conservation Research blog.  Autumn Meade came to us as a Wildlife Ecology graduate from the University […]

Population Monitoring of Calochortus greenei S. Wats.

Common Name: Greene’s mariposa lily Scientific Name: Calochortus greenei S. Wats. Species Listing Status: Calochortus greenei is listed as a Species of Concern by the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife.  The species has been proposed for Threatened Status listing by the state of Oregon.  Distribution: Calochortus greenei occurs in grasslands, shrublands and oak woodlands […]

Population Viability Analysis for Cypripedium fasciculatum

Common Name: Clustered lady’s slipper Scientific Name: Cypripedium fasciculatum Kellogg ex S. Watson; also Cypripedium knightiae A. Nelson Special Listing Status: Cypripedium fasciculatum is listed as a bureau sensitive species within Oregon and California by the Bureau of Land Management.  Within the USDA Forest Service regions five and six it is listed as a sensitive […]

Threat Assessment for Limnanthes floccosa ssp. pumila

Common Name: dwarf woolly meadowfoamScientific Name: Limnanthes floccosa ssp. pumila (Howell) Arroyo Species Listing Status: Limnanthes floccosa ssp. pumila is listed as Threatened by the State of Oregon and is considered a Species of Concern by the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife. Distribution: The only two known populations of Limnanthes floccosa ssp. pumila are located on […]

Population Monitoring for Lomatium cookii

Lomatium cookii inflorescence Common Name: Cook’s desertparsley or Agate desertparsley Scientific Name: Lomatium cookii J. S. Kagan Species Listing Status: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the State of Oregon have listed Lomatium cookii as an endangered species.  Distribution: Lomatium cookii is a southwestern Oregon endemic found in margins and bottoms of vernal pools […]

Population Monitoring of Fritillaria gentneri

Common Name: Gentner’s fritillary Scientific Name: Fritillaria gentneri Gilkey Species Listing Status: Both the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the state of Oregon have listed Fritillaria gentneri as an endangered species. Distribution:Gentner’s fritillary is endemic to southwestern Oregon and northern California, specifically Jackson and Josephine Counties in Oregon and Siskiyou County in California.  Most populations […]

Outplanting Willamette Daisy

Willamette daisy in flower photo: Burl Martin 2008 Common Name: Willamette daisy or Willamette fleabaneScientific Name: Erigeron decumbens Species Listing Staus: Erigeron decumbens is listed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) as an endangered species. It is also considered a Special Status Species by the Bureau of […]

Salt Marsh Bird’s Beak

Common name:  Point Reyes bird’s beak Purple (center) and green (right) color variants   Scientific name:  Cordylanthus maritimus ssp. palustris Listing:  USFWS Species of Concern, Endangered by the state of Oregon, endangered or threatened throughout its range (list 1) by the Oregon Biological Information Center, and a Bureau Sensitive Species with the Bureau of Land […]