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).
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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
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
Upcoming CPOP Conference. See you in 2021!
The next CPOP conference will now be October 18-21, 2021. We look forward to seeing many of you in Vancouver, WA next fall when, hopefully, we can safely gather in person. If you have an idea for a symposium, special session, or field trip, get those ideas to us. Abstracts will be due in May,
Mapping a Growing Threat And A Request for Participation
This post was originally published in the Pacific Birds Habitat Joint Venture Fall 2019 Oak and Prairie Newsletter Invasive plants alter habitat structure and function, often reducing diversity and competing with or reducing habitat suitability for native plants and animals. Control of invasive weeds is critical to restoration of natural habitats and recovery of rare
CPOP’s Expanding Role
Cross posted from the Spring 2019 “Oak and Prairie Pacific Northwest News” published by Pacific Birds Habitat Joint Venture. The Cascadia Prairie-Oak Partnership (CPOP) has long served as the primary connection among people working on oak and prairie conservation in the Pacific Northwest. Its biannual conference typically attracts about 250 participants; hundreds more track CPOP’s listserv and
What you missed at the 2018 CPOP Conference
The 2018 Cascadia Prairie-Oak Partnership Conference was held in Eugene, OR in April. There were over 65 presentations and 26 posters that covered a wide variety of topics and themes. It may be hard to imagine how there could be so many different things to discuss when it comes to prairie-oak conservation in the Cascadia
New Page Added for the Oregon Silverspot Butterfly Working Group
Did you know that in addition to the technical library and conference materials, this website also hosts working group pages? Pages for the species-specific working groups for the streaked horned lark, Taylor’s checkerspot butterfly, and Mazama pocket gopher, which are also coordinated by CPOP, have been available for years. These pages provide background information on
Last chance to register for the CPOP Conference!
>>> Online registration closed on March 31. Limited same-day registration may be available.<<< The CPOP Conference (April 9-12 in Eugene, OR) will explore the diverse people and projects within our prairie-oak community. Presentations will focus on the research, professional experience, and traditional ecological knowledge that improves planning and implementation of conservation in prairie-oak communities in the
New Conservation Business Plan Published
Prairie, Oaks, and People – A Conservation Business Plan to Revitalize the Prairie-Oak Habitats of the Pacific Northwest seeks to create the economic, social, and political climate to fund and support the interventions necessary to preserve and enhance prairie-oak habitat and the species that rely on it throughout the Pacific Northwest for the use and