Category: Eastside – dry – Habitats

Wildlife-Friendly Fuels Reduction in Dry Forests of the Pacific Northwest

Reducing fuels, improving forest health and enhancing wildlife habitat are common management goals on our private dry forests. These goals don’t have to contradict each other, if you follow some simple guidelines. This f publication will give you tips and ideas on how to make sure all of your goals are met. Wildlife-Friendly Fuels Reduction [Continue]

Wetlands as Varied as Our Region

The Pacific Northwest is highly varied geologically and biologically. This leads to an equally diverse range of wetlands types, including Sitka spruce / skunk cabbage swamps near the coast, willow-choked stream canyons and seasonally-wet salt grass flats east of the Cascades, remnant river channels and wet prairies in the Willamette Valley, and lodgepole pine / [Continue]

Managing Western Juniper for Wildlife

Western juniper can provide valuable habitat for many wildlife species. However, too many trees cause the loss of important understory plant species, a loss that can degrade wildlife habitat. When managing juniper woodlands for wildlife it is important to maintain a balance of plant layers, including wildflowers, grasses, shrubs, and trees. This publication provides information [Continue]