Breadth of knowledge on display at gathering in the Willamette Valley

By Edward Alverson Even though we now live in the “Age of Information”, where technology provides countless tools for sharing and accumulating knowledge, there are times when there is no substitute for in-person interaction. Proof of this was found on February 19th, when about 75 Willamette Valley habitat managers, restorationists, and researchers gathered in Eugene

CPOP 2015 Conference Now Accepting Proposals for Symposia and Special Sessions

We are excited to announce the the of the CPOP 2015 Conference and open the call for proposals for symposia and special sessions. For more information click ‘2015 Conference’ on the navigation bar or click here to visit the conference webpage. The theme of the conference is “Conservation Without Borders: Working Across Boundaries to Restore

Call for reporting color banded Streaked Horned Larks on their wintering grounds

The current range of the federally-threatened Streaked Horned Lark includes the Willamette Valley, Columbia River Islands, Washington Coast, and South Puget Sound prairies.  A large proportion of the South Puget Sound lark population has been monitored since 2006. The 2014 breeding season was extremely favorable for larks, and over 100 South Sound lark nestlings received

Bring Back the Bluebirds Project Update: Eight successful nests in 2014

GOERT and our partners have undertaken an ambitious species recovery project to restore an extirpated regional Western Bluebird population to the Salish Sea area. 2014 was our 3rd year of active translocations and releases of breeding bluebirds and nestlings to the Cowichan Valley. Learn more at Last week marked the official end of the

Bi-state conservation project receives second phase of funding from USFWS State Wildlife Grant

The Center for Natural Lands Management (CNLM), the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and nine other partners continue to conduct habitat restoration on twenty-five priority prairie-oak sites on over 1,000 acres of public and private land in Washington and Oregon through a US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) competitive State Wildlife Grant (SWG). The

New! Wetland Prairie Restoration Resource

The University of Oregon Environmental Leadership Program is Proud to Announce the Launch of “Wetland Prairie Restoration: An Online Resource” Eugene, Oregon | June 9, 2014 ‘Wetland Prairie Restoration: An Online Resource’, a comprehensive introduction to the history and ecology of wetland prairies in the Willamette Valley and overview of the restoration process, is now