Willamette Valley Prairies
Links to other sites dealing with prairies or the Willamette
Sites describing prairie reserves and restoration projects
Upland Prairie, formerly part of a commercial grass field, is being restored
to an upland prairie ecosystem.
- The Nature Conservancy's Willow
Creek Preserve is the finest remaining example of native wet prairie habitat
in the southern Willamette Valley.
Organizations providing resources
- The Native Seed
Network helps land managers manage native plants as a genetic resource
by tracking the origin and destination of wild collected plant materials.
We are working to facilitate the propagation of native species for restoration
and the reestablishment of gene flow.
- The Oregon Natural Heritage Information
Center was established to
help gather and distribute natural resources information, to improve decision
making and to assist in the protection of Oregon's native plants, animals
- Society for Ecological Restoration,
Northwest Chapter, whose mission is to promote ecological restoration
as a means of sustaining the diversity of life in the Cascadia Bioregion,
by respectfully reconnecting Pacific Northwest culture and ecosystems.
- The West Eugene
Wetlands Program is a multiple-objective, urban wetlands management program
in Eugene, Oregon, USA.
- West Eugene Wetland Education is associated with the West Eugene Wetlands
Program and emphasizing environmental education and stewardship.
- The Institute for Applied Ecology
is actively involved in restoration projects, invasive species control and
research, conservation biology, and habitat management.
- The OSU Herbarium
houses approximately 370,000 vascular plant, bryophyte, algal, and fungal
specimens. The collections are worldwide in scope, with a focus on the state
of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest.
- The Native Plant Society of Oregon
is dedicated to the enjoyment, conservation, and study of Oregon's native
Northwest is a good collection of plant photographs, including several
Willamette Valley native prairie species.
- TheWillamette Restoration Initiative
is a new effort seeking to promote, integrate and coordinate efforts to protect
and restore the health of the Willamette watershed.
- Oregon State University Extension
- The Wildland Invasive Species
Program provides information to help protect the native biodiversity of
our wild lands from harmful invaders.
US Fish and Wildlife final rules (listings) of species listed under the federal
Endangered Species Act
- PNW Ecosystem Research Consortium: 1851
vegetation (select Datalayer of "1851 veg.")
Prairie sites from other regions
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