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The Cascadia Prairie-Oak Partnership (CPOP) is a community of people and organizations that are involved in prairie-oak conservation and species recovery efforts in western Cascadia. CPOP strives to improve outcomes by facilitating increased collaboration, idea sharing and information transfer among the CPOP community.

CPOP promotes prairie and oak conservation from British Columbia to northwest California, including the WPG ecoregion pictured above.

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  • 2022 CPOP Conference
    The 2022 CPOP Conference will be November 7-10 in Vancouver, WA. Registration is now open! We hope to see you there. More information can be found on the conference page (cascadiaprairieoak.org/2022conference).
  • Grazing for Grassland Birds – Part Two
    Ecostudies Institute hosted the second webinar in the Grazing for Grassland Birds series. We heard from a panel of partners who discussed suitable habitat for the Oregon vesper sparrow, components of a grazing plan, and implementation details and perspectives from a rancher, conservation land manager, and technical support partners. The second hour of the webinar was focused on Q&A and resulted in some great discussions. Both webinars can be found on YouTube (Part One, Part
  • Grazing for Grassland Birds Webinar
    Ecostudies Institute recently hosted a webinar titled “Grazing for Grassland Birds”. We had a great discussion about the plight of grassland birds, especially the Oregon vesper sparrow, and provided some examples of sites where the sparrow is persisting thanks to rotational grazing. We heard from a panel of partners who can provide technical and financial assistance, and had a great discussion with partners from throughout the Willamette Valley and Puget Sound. The webinar can be