Resources

Management Guides

The North American Bird Conservation Initiative (NABCI), Partners in Flight (PIF), natural resource mananagement agencies, and other collaborators have developed the following technical publications to help integrate bird conservation objectives into management planning and implementation.

Restoring Riparian Habitats in Southern Oregon and Northern California: A Guide for Private Landowners

Restoring Riparian Habitats in Southern Oregon and Northern California: A Guide for Private Landowners describes how to apply best-practice restoration techniques for riparian (streamside) habitats in our region. The guide discusses the importance of riparian habitat for wildlife, and provides detailed guidelines for private landowners interested in initiating a restoration project on their land.

Restoring Oak Habitats in Southern Oregon & Northern California: A Guide for Private Landowners

Restoring Oak Habitats in Southern Oregon & Northern California: A Guide for Private Landowners describes how to apply conservation practices for Oregon white oak and California black oak habitats on private lands in southern Oregon and northern California. The document first discusses the importance and history of oak habitats and then provides detailed conservation guidelines […]

Resources for Managed Forests

Commercial forestlands in the Pacific Northwest can provide important early‐ and mid‐seral forest conditions for some of the region’s at‐risk bird species. Here we offer a suite of decision support tools that present specific conservation actions that can be implemented as part of forest management operations. Such actions can enhance important bird habitat attributes.

Interagency Special Status Sensitive Species Program

Conservation Assessments for Forest Service Region 6 Sensitive Species and Oregon/Washington Bureau of Land Management Special Status Species. Read the Conservation Assessments, Species Fact Sheets, and more for the Oregon and Washington ISSSSP bird species here. Read the Conservation Assessments for all species here

Prairie, Oaks, and People—A Conservation Business Plan to Revitalize the Prairie-Oak Habitats of the Pacific Northwest

Prairie, Oaks, and People—A Conservation Business Plan to Revitalize the Prairie-Oak Habitats of the Pacific Northwest outlines the case for long-term investments that will restore a signature feature of the region’s historic landscape. A broad coalition of partners created the new conservation strategy to help conserve oak woodlands and native prairies from northern California to […]

Informing Ecosystem Management

Informing Ecosystem Management: Science and Process for Landbird Conservation in the Western United States presents ten examples illustrating both the process and science behind bird conservation in the west. The articles 1) describe integrating bird conservation and effectiveness monitoring into land management guidelines with an emphasis on partnerships; and 2) present case studies which highlight […]

Land Manager’s Guide to Oak Ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest

Land Manager’s Guide to Bird Habitat and Populations in Oak Ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest provides an overview of oak ecosystems and discusses threats to these environments with focus on the habitat relationships between birds and oak habitats. Click here to view/download the Guide. Click here to view/download the Guide’s Bird Species Accounts Appendix.  

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