Conservation Assessments

live_crayfish_websiteAn important part of conservation planning is understanding the biology and ecology of the target species. Oregon Wildlife Institute develops conservation assessments for species of conservation concern. These documents provide managers with succinct summaries of available information on the biology, ecology, and conservation issues.  They facilitate timely, informed conservation planning and management decision-making.



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Conservation Assessments now online

We have finished a number of conservation assessments in the past year, including on four species of … [More...]

Writing for the Public

Oregon Wildlife Institute Ecologist Jennifer Gervais has written many peer-reviewed papers, technical … [More...]

Old Peak Road Meadow Restoration

Late-successional forests and wildlife species associated with old-growth have received most of the attention … [More...]

Oak Restoration at Bald Hill Farm

Our friends and colleagues at Greenbelt Land Trust have completed the first phase of oak savanna restoration … [More...]

Conservation Assessment of the Kit Fox

OWI wildlife ecologist, Dave Vesely, just completed a conservation assessment of the kit fox (Vulpes … [More...]