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Upcoming Events

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Avian Influenza
Barred Owls
Bats
Birds
Bull Trout
Butterflies
Climate Change
Coastal Cutthroat Trout
Culvert Replacement
Dam Removal
Dry Forest Ecosystems
Ecosystem Services
Fire
Fish
Grants


Gravel Mining
Federal Program Assessment

Gray Wolf

Invasive Species
Lamprey

Marbled Murrelet
New Carissa
Northern Spotted Owl
Northwest Forest Plan
Plant Conservation

Pollinators
Portland Harbor NRDA
Rachel Carson Centennial
Salmon
Stream Habitat
West Nile Virus


Current and Upcoming Events


 

Introduction to Oregon Fish and Wildlife Office (slide show)

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Department of the Interior Recovery Investments
USFWS Recovery Act Projects in Oregon

Avian Influenza

News Release: Avian Flu Detection Information on Wild Birds Available (8/24/06)
Media Briefing: Expectations, preparedness, and what agencies are doing to enhance early warning systems
Fact Sheet 1: Preparation
Fact Sheet 2: Screening
Report: Pacific Flyway Strategy for Avian Influenza Surveillance
Map: North American Migration Flyways
The official U.S. government Web site for information on pandemic flu and avian influenza
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Key Facts About Avian Influenza
USGS National Wildlife Health Center: Avian Influenza
Agriculture Dept. Animal Production and Health Division: Avian Influenza Information Resources
European Commission Joint Research Centre - Avian Flu Disease Monitoring, 2006

Barred Owls

Barred Owl information Page
News Stories

Bats

White-Nose Syndrome in Bats USFWS Fact Sheet
All About Bats Educator Curriculum Bat Conservation International
Video Feature (7MB)

Birds

Bird Information and Resources
Portland Bird Agenda (August 2011)
Golden Eagle Survey Information (May 2011)
The State of the Birds 2013 Report (USFWS)
Birds and Wind Farms
(American Bird Conservancy)
BirdMap Canada
Avian Power Line Interactive Committee

Partners in Flight National Website

Bull Trout

Bull Trout Proposed Critical Habitat Revision 2010 USFWS Pacific Region Website
Clackamas Bull Trout Reintroduction Project
Bull Trout Redd Monitoring in the Wallowa Mountains
USFWS Designates Critical Habitat in Columbia and Klamath River Basins
(9/22/04)
Final Rule
(10/6/04)
Final Economic Analysis
(Sept. 2004)
Final Economic Analysis Appendices
2005 Bull Trout Proposed Critical Habitat Maps:
Area Map
Interactive Map
Deschutes River Recovery Unit and Critical Habitat for Bull Trout

Lower Deschutes River and Critical Habitat for Bull Trout

Grande Ronde River Recovery Unit and Critical Habitat for Bull Trout
Hells Canyon Complex and Critical Habitat for Bull Trout

Hood River Recovery Unit and Critical Habitat for Bull Trout

Imnaha River Recovery Unit and Critical Habitat for Bull Trout

Klamath River Recovery Unit and Critical Habitat for Bull Trout

Malheur River Recovery Unit and Critical Habitat for Bull Trout

Umatilla-Walla Walla Rivers Recovery Unit & Critical Habitat for Bull Trout

Willamette River Recovery Unit and Critical Habitat for Bull Trout

Upper Willamette River and Critical Habitat for Bull Trout

Butterflies

Oregon Silverspot Butterfly: Oregon Zoo Captive Rearing Procedures
(2/1/09)

Climate Change

Click here for new Key Information Page

Coastal Cutthroat Trout

Geo-Referenced Database for Coastal Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus clarki clarki)
of Washington and Oregon

Culvert Replacement Guidelines

Geomorphic Impacts of Culvert Replacement and Removal

Dam Removal

News release: Community Celebration Marks Unprecedented Public/Private Collaboration for Fish Passage (9/23/07)
Angler Guide: Fish and Outdoor News 8/24/07
Dam Removal Enahnces Fish Passage (Daily Astorian) 8/3/07

Dry Forest Ecosystem

2009 Dry Forest Workshop
-Fire and Fire Surrogates Study
Managing Northern Spotted Owl Habitat in Dry Forest Ecosystems May 2005
Silvicultural Practices Supporting Northern Spotted Owl Habitat in Dry Forest Ecosystems May 2006

Ecosystem Services

Ecosystems Services, Markets, and the USFWS December 2011

Federal Programs Performance Assessment

ExpectMore.gov

Fire

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Fire Management

Fish

USFWS Pacific Region Fisheries Resources
New USFWS publication: Eddies: Reflections on Fisheries Conservation

Grants

Oak Habitat in Oregon and Washington to Benefit From Grants for Neotropical Bird Conservation (5/14/10)
Oregon Governor's Fund for the Environment Awards More Than $564,000 in Grants (5/5/10)
Financial Assistance for Community-Based Habitat Restoration Projects (NOAA Fisheries Restoration Center)
USFWS Grants-at-a-Glance
Endangered Species Grants
Indian Tribal Governments
Federal Aid to States
International Grants: Wildlife Without Borders
The Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Grants Program National Wildlife

Gravel Mining

Sediment Removal from Active Stream Channels in Oregon

Gray Wolf

Gray Wolf Specie Fact Sheet
Gray Wolf News, Information, and Recovery Status Reports Website
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife: Wolf Mangement Plan

Invasive Species

Preventing an Invasive Mussel Nightmare YouTube Video
Oregon Public Broadcasting Documentary: The Silent Invasion
USFWS Invasive Species Website

Oregon Invasive Species Council
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point Planning for Natural Resource Management
The Nature Conservancy: Taking the Field Against Green Invaders
Japanese Knotweed: Crews rescue rivers, poisoning one weed at a time (1/27/04)
USFWS Environmental Quality Program for Invasive Species
Understanding Invasive Aquatic Weeds - Activity Book for Grades 7-12] (Environmental Protection Agency - 2005)

Lamprey

Just Released: Assessment and Template for Conservation Measures (October 2011)
Pacific Lamprey Conservation Initiative
Species Profile
USFWS Pacific Lamprey Fact Sheet
Pacific Lamprey Conservation Initiative
Educational Booklet: The Pacific Lamprey Experience

Marbled Murrelet

Restoration Plan for Marbled Murrelet
Species Fact Sheet

New Carissa

Key Information on the New Carissa Oil Spill Final Restoration Plan

Northern Spotted Owl

Northern Spotted Owl Main Information Site

Draft Revision to Recovery Plan [large file]
Peer Review Comments on Draft Recovery Plan:
>The Wildlife Society
>Society for Conservation Biology and American Ornithologists' Union
Managing Northern Spotted Owl Habitat in Dry Forest Ecosystems May 2005
Silvicultural Practices Supporting Northern Spotted Owl Habitat in Dry Forest Ecosystems May 2006

Northwest Forest Plan

Northwest Forest Plan Website

Plant Conservation

Native Plant Conservation Program Oregon Department of Agriculture
Plants Database USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Global Strategy for Plant Conservation Convention on Biological Diversity

Pollinators

The Pollinator Partnership - Pollinator Week June 17-23, 2013
North American Pollinator Protection Campaign

USFWS Pollinator Portal
PollinatorLIVE - A Distance Learning Adventure
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee's Push to Protect Honeybees (July 6, 2007)

Portland Harbor NRDA

Key Information and Documents

Rachel Carson Centennial 2007

Rachel Carson Centennial Blog (Archives)
Fish & Wildlife News: Special Rachel Carson Centennial Anniversary Issue
A Conservation Legacy (USFWS web page)
Remembering Rachel: USFWS Employees Give Their Perspectives on Rachel Carson's Legacy

Salmon

Pacific Salmon and Wildlife: Ecological Contexts, Relationships, and Implications for Management


Stream Habitat

An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Guides for Stream Habitat Improvement in the Pacific Northwes Amphibians - OSU Forest Resource Laboratory (Mar. 2004)
Influence of Forest Management on Headwater Stream Amphibians - USGS Cooperative Forest Resource Research (Feb. 2004)

West Nile Virus

Pesticide Issues (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
National Wildlife Health Center (U.S. Geological Survey)
Wildlife Health Program (Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife)