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Nonindigenous Aquatic Species (NAS) Information Resource for the United States Geological Survey

The Nonindigenous Aquatic Species (NAS) information resource for the United States Geological Survey located at the Wetland and Aquatic Research Center. This site has been established as a central repository for accurate and spatially referenced biogeographic accounts of nonindigenous aquatic species. The program provides scientific reports, online/realtime queries, spatial data sets, regional contact lists, and general information. The data is made available for use by biologists, interagency groups, and the general public. The geographical coverage is the United States.

For more information on the NAS program see the NAS Flyer.

 

National Invasive Species Information Center (NISIC): Gateway to invasive species information covering Federal, State, local, and international sources.

The National Invasive Species Information Center (NISIC) was established in 2005 at the National Agricultural Library to meet the information needs of users including the National Invasive Species Council (Council). NISIC creates and manages the www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov Web site. The Web site serves as a reference gateway to information, organizations, and services about invasive species.
 
The Center grew out of NAL's leadership in the development of the Invasivespecies.gov Web site for the Council. In June 2000, Invasivespecies.gov was launched as a joint collaboration between NAL, the U.S. Geological Survey, National Biological Information Infrastructure, and the Council. The site began with less than 200 links to external resources. By June 2005 the Web site had more than 12,000 unique links. A major redesign was needed to enhance access to this growing wealth of resources.
 
A new Web site, www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov, managed by NISIC was launched in 2005 built largely on the general content from the original www.invasivespecies.gov Web site.
 
Invasivespecies.gov is managed by the staff of the National Invasive Species Council to meet the administrative, communication, and facilitation needs specifically related to the business and activity of the Council.

 

National Agricultural Pest Information System (NAPIS) Pest Tracker

This website publishes survey maps for pests of agricultural and forest commodities and provides links to pest news and information. The National Agricultural Pest Information System (NAPIS) stores and manages pest survey data that is collected by CAPS (Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey) and other PPQ (Plant Protection and Quarantine) survey programs. Detection surveys are one tool used to manage the introduction of exotic pests.

 

Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States

 

USDA PLANTS Database

The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. It includes names, plant symbols, checklists, distributional data, species abstracts, characteristics, images, crop information, automated tools, onward Web links, and references. This information primarily promotes land conservation in the United States and its territories, but academic, educational, and general use is encouraged. PLANTS reduces government spending by minimizing duplication and making information exchange possible across agencies and disciplines.
 
PLANTS is a collaborative effort of the USDA NRCS National Plant Data Team (NPDT), the USDA NRCS Information Technology Center (ITC), The USDA National Information Technology Center (NITC), and many other partners. Much of the PLANTS data and design is developed at NPDT, and the Web application is programmed at ITC and NITC and served through the USDA Web Farm. Here’s more information about who does what on the PLANTS Team, our Partners, and our Data Contributors.

 

iMapInvasives

iMapInvasives provides an on-line, GIS-based data management system to assist citizen scientists and natural resource managers working to protect natural resources from the threat of invasive species. Visit the iMapinvasives website 

 

Noxious Weed Management and Control Program

The Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) coordinates a statewide noxious weed management and control program, acting to protect the integrity of the state’s natural resources from the biological degradation caused by invasive terrestrial plants.

By achieving this goal, the economic, recreational and aesthetic uses of water bodies are protected, water quality is maintained, and natural aquatic systems are not impaired

 

Hydrilla Verticellata

This is an Invasive Species Element Stewardship Abstract, prepared by The Nature Conservancy to assist their land stewards and other land managers in managing invasive species.

 

ExFor The Exotic Forest Pest Information System for North America Participant’s Guidelines
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ExFor is an Internet-accessible database containing information on forest pests that can be used by workers worldwide. This document describes the guidelines to be followed by contributors to the ExFor database in evaluating exotic forest pests and in submitting background information to the database.

 

How to Prevent the Spread of New Zealand Mudsnails through Field Gear
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This is a guide for field detection and for treating field gear to prevent the spread of New Zealand mudsnails. It is intended for researchers, monitoring crews, watershed survey groups, and anyone else who travels frequently between aquatic or riparian locations.

 

Water Gardens and Introduced Species
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Constructing a water garden is a unique and enjoyable way to accent a property. There are many types of aquatic plants and animals commonly used in water gardens including water lettuce, cattails and koi.

 

Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Strategic Plan (2013 – 2017)
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Aquatic nuisance species (ANS) are nonindigenous species that threaten the diversity or abundance of native species, the ecological stability of infested waters, and/or any commercial, agricultural, aquacultural, or recreational activities dependent on such waters.

 

Combating Invasive Species
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Policy Resolution 13-02: Western Governors support coordinated, prevention efforts of early detection and rapid response with multistate management and eradication actions to limit or eliminate introductions and improve control of invasive species expansion.

 

Utah-Idaho Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 Year End Report
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In 1997, through the  Pulling Together Initiative, an effort to cooperatively control  noxious weeds was started. This was not only one of the first, but it was the finest.& ...

 

Upper Snake River Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 End of Year Report
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The Upper Snake River Cooperative Weed Management Area (USRCWMA) comprises Bonneville, Teton, Madison, Jefferson and Bingham Counties in partnership with state and federal agencies which manage lands within those counties.

 

Upper Payette Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 End of Year Report

 

Upper Clearwater Weed Management Area: End of Year Report 2009
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The Clearwater Basin Weed Management Area (CBWMA) was formed in 1995. This cooperative was created to bring together those responsible for weed management within the Clearwater River Basin; to develop common management objectives; facilitate effective treatment; integrate weed programs; and coordinate efforts along  logical geographic boundaries with similar lands, use patterns, and problematic weeds.

 

South Fork Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 Year-End Report
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The South Fork Cooperative Weed Management Area (CWMA) is a cooperative effort dedicated to the fight against noxious weeds. The strategy of this CWMA is to develop and foster cooperation among private land owners; local, state and federal land management agencies; and any others who have an interest in the impact that the spread of noxious weeds is having in local communities and across the landscape.

 

Tri-State Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 End of Year Report
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The Tri-State Cooperative Weed Management Area (Tri-State CWMA) is located at the convergence of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. This area of over 250,000 acres encompasses an astonishing variety of terrain, vegetation, uses and weed problems.

 

Shoshone Basin Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 End-of-Year Report
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The Shoshone Basin Cooperative Weed Management Area was established in January 2000. The purpose of  the group is to prevent, contain, control, and eradicate noxious and non-native invasive plants on private and  public lands.

 

Selkirk Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 End-of-Year Report

 

Power Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 End of Year Report
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The Power Cooperative Weed Management Area (PCWMA) is a cooperative effort to control the introduction of new, invasive species and the spread of existing noxious weeds in Power County and surrounding areas.

 

Salmon River Weed Management Area: End of Year Report FY 2009
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The Salmon River Weed Management Area (SRWMA) was created in 1994 to bring together those responsible for weed management within the Salmon River drainage; to develop common management objectives; facilitate effective treatment; integrate weed programs; and coordinate efforts along logical geographic boundaries with similar lands, use patterns, and problem weeds.

 

Payette County CWMA: End of Year Report 2009
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Payette County CWMA has brought together landowners and various agencies that are responsible for weed management within the CWMA, develop common management objectives, set realistic management priorities,  facilitate effective treatment, and coordinate efforts along boundaries with similar land types and problem species.

 

Palouse Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 Year End Report
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The Palouse Cooperative Weed Management Area (Palouse CWMA) is located in the North Central region of Idaho, and it encompasses most of Latah County, some of Clearwater County, and small portions of Benewah and Nez Perce Counties.

 

Northwest Owyhee Cooperative Weed Management Area: End of Year Report
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Goals of NOCWMA: Prevent the introduction, reproduction and spread of designated noxious weeds and invasive exotic plants into and within ...

 

Northside Tri-County Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 Annual End of Year Report
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The Northside TriCounty CWMA (TCC) is a cooperative effort to control the introduction of new invasive weed species and the spread of State Designated Noxious Weeds in the Jerome, Lincoln and Gooding area.

 

Lower Weiser River Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 End of Year
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The Lower Weiser River Cooperative Weed Management Area is a grass roots organization dedicated to the noxious weed war. The strategy of this weed management area is to increase and foster cooperation among private landowners, local, state, and federal agencies as well as others who have an interest regarding the impact the spread of noxious weeds is having on our land.

 

Lower Gem Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 Year End Report

 

Lemhi County Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 End-of-Year Report
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The Lemhi County Cooperative Weed Management Area (LCWMA) was developed in 2001 to address noxious weed issues affecting Federal, State and private land while erasing property boundaries.& ...

 

Lost Rivers Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 End-of-Year Report
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The Lost Rivers Cooperative Weed Management Area covers approximately 2.1 million acres of the Big and Lost River Valleys including all of Butte County and portions of Custer and Lemhi Counties.

 

Joseph Plains Weed Management Area: End of Year Report FY 2009
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The Joseph Plains Weed Management Area (JPWMA) encompasses approximately 180,000 acres located south of the Salmon River (common boundary with the Tri-State WMA), east of the Snake River, north of the Forest Service boundary, and west of the Salmon River WMA.

 

Jordan Valley (JV) Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 End of Year Report
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The CWMA encompasses over 5 million acres of state, private, and BLM lands located within Malheur County, Oregon and Owyhee County, Idaho. The major noxious weed problems within the CWMA are leafy spurge, hoary cress, perennial pepperweed, Scotch thistle, and diffuse, spotted, Russian knapweed, along with yellow starthistle and rush skeletonweed.

 

Inland Empire Cooperative Weed Management Area (IECWMA): Cost-share Grant End-of-Year Report 2009
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The Inland Empire Cooperative Weed Management Area (IECWMA) is located in the central portion of the Idaho Panhandle, covering an area of 4,665 square miles in Benewah, Kootenai and Shoshone Counties.

 

Henrys Fork Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 End of Year Report
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The Henry’s Fork Cooperative Weed Management Area (HFCWMA) is a partnership formed to manage, contain, control, and eradicate noxious weeds in Fremont County, Idaho, the southwest portion of Yellowstone National Park and a portion of Ashton Ranger District within Teton County, Wyoming.

 

Highlands Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 End of Year Report

 

Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, Cooperative Weed Management Area: Year-End-Report, 2009
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The Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness (FC-RONRW), Cooperative Weed Management Area (CWMA) is located primarily within the FC-RONRW lying within the rugged and remote mountains of central Idaho.

 

Eastern Owyhee CWMA 2009 End of Year Report
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The Eastern Owyhee CWMA was formed in 2008 by local producers with the help of the Nature Conservancy, RJ Consulting, BLM, ISDA, Bruneau River Soil Conservation District, Idaho Power Company, Owyhee and Elmore County Commissioners, Owyhee County Weed Superintendent, Shoshone-Paiute Tribe from the Duck Valley Indian  Reservation, USAF/ Mountain Home Air Force Base, IDL, and Crop Production Services from Bruneau to address the growing noxious weed infestation problem within the Eastern Owyhee County region.

 

Idaho Weed Awareness Campaign: Pulling Together Against Invasive Weeds
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The Custer County Cooperative Weed Management Area (CWMA) was designed to bring forth both awareness and control of noxious weeds in the Custer County area.

 

Continental Divide Cooperative Weed Management Area 2009 End of Year Report
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The mission of the Continental Divide Cooperative Weed Management Area (CDCWMA) that covers land in Clark, Lemhi, Butte, and Jefferson Counties is to bring together all those responsible for weed control within the boundaries of the CWMA to develop common weed control management objectives and to coordinate efforts along logical geographic boundaries based on similar land types and use patterns; also to prevent the introduction, reproduction and spread of designated noxious weeds and invasive exotic plants into and within the entire CWMA; and to educate land managers and the general public abo

 

Clearwater Basin Cooperative Weed Management Area 2009 End of Year Report for Idaho State Department of Agriculture
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The goal of the Clearwater Basin Cooperative Weed Management Area (CBCWMA) is to facilitate effective treatment and coordinate control and restoration efforts over the long term without regard for jurisdictional boundaries.

 

Camas Creek Cooperative Weed Management Area End Of The Year Report Fiscal Year 2009
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The Camas Creek Co-Operative Weed Management Area is located in Camas County. The total land mass encompassed within this geographical area of operations approaches 800,000 acres with approximately 69% of  that held in public ownership.

 

Boise Basin Cooperative Weed Management Area 2009 Accomplishment Report
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The Boise Basin Cooperative Weed Management Area (BBCWMA) was established in the early summer of 2000. The goal is to create an effective, integrated weed management program in the Boise Basin that included the North and Middle Forks of the Boise River and the Mores and Grimes Creek drainages.

 

Blaine County Cooperative Weed Management Area End of Year Report 2009

 

Adams Cooperative Weed Management Area End of Year Report 2009
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The Adams CWMA formed in 2001 as a means to bring together private landowners and others responsible for and interested in weed management in Adams County.

 

Idaho’s Strategic Plan for Managing Noxious and Invasive Weeds
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Idaho’s Strategic Plan for Managing Noxious and Invasive Weeds identifies nine broad issues critical to building a strong and successful statewide noxious weed management program across all jurisdictional lands.

 

Idaho’s 10 Year Strategic Plan for Biological Control of Noxious and Invasive Weeds 2008 - 2018
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MISSION STATEMENT-To facilitate the meaningful incorporation of biological control into long term integrated weed management throughout the State of Idaho.

 

2008 Statewide Strategic Plan for Eurasian Watermilfoil in Idaho
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Document to provide a framework and strategy for the State of Idaho’s Eurasian Watermilfoil Eradication Program.

 

Overview of Idaho's 2004 Noxious Weeds Management Program
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Idaho State Department of Agriculture Noxious Weeds Program coordinates statewide weed prevention efforts, identifying and providing funding and resources, and representing the interests of Idahoans regarding invasive species management and control.& ...

 

Idaho Invasive Species Program: 2012 Program Summary
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New Invaders in Idaho: Japanese Beetle, Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Elm Seed Bug and Spotted Wing Drosophila
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New insect invaders found in Idaho in 2012.

 

Idaho is Under Attack! Learn About Invasive Species That Threaten the State You Love (and have fun doing it!)
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Activity book to help teach kids about Invasive Species in Idaho.

 

Don't Let It Loose, Idaho
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Abandoned pets can become an invasive species problem when overwhelmed owners let them loose into nearby waters or woods. Letting your pets loose is never a good option.

 

Elm seed bug, Arocatus melanocephalus: an exotic invasive pest new to the U.S.
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Updated information on the Elm Seed Bug infestation in Idaho and Oregon.

 

Idaho Invasive Species Watercraft Inspection Program 5 Year Review 2009-2013
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The Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) performed a review of the watercraft inspection program from 2009 - 2013. This review documents the accomplishments of the program, lessons learned, and highlights the potential sources for infestation of Zebra/Quagga Mussels into Idaho and the Pacific Northwest.

 

Benewah Soil & Water Conservation District: Five Year Resource Conservation Plan July1, 2010–June 30, 2015 Updated for FY 2014
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This document identifies the resource needs in the Conservation District and presents a resource conservation action plan for meeting these needs.

 

Uniform Minimum Protocols and Standards for Watercraft Interception Programs for Dreissenid Mussels in the Western United States
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Quagga-Zebra Mussel Action Plan for Western U.S. Waters
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Dominance of an invasive earthworm in native and non-native grassland ecosystems
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More attention is currently being focused on earthworm invasions; however, in many ecosystems the relative abundance of native and invasive earthworm species is unknown.

 

Biology and Biological Control of Yellow Starthistle
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Yellow starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis L.) is an invasive weed introduced from the Mediterranean region. It predominantly infests rangelands in the western United States.

 

Biology and Biological Control of Purple Loosestrife
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Purple loosestrife, Lythrum salicaria, is a large, perennial, wetland plant that can grow up to 9 feet tall. Once established, purple loosestrife quickly crowds out most native vegetation, such as sedges, rushes, cattails, and other wetland plant species.

 

Biology and Biological Control of Leafy Spurge
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Leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula L.) is an exotic, deep-rooted, perennial weed native to Europe and Asia. Leafy spurge is now abundant on the northern Great Plains of the United States and the prairie provinces of Canada, where it often forms stands dense enough to displace native plants and restrict cattle grazing.

 

Biology and Biological Control of Knapweed
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The knapweeds comprise a diverse complex of species that predominantly infest rangelands in the western United States and Canada. This manual considers the biological control of six species of knapweeds.

 

Biology and Biological Control of Exotic True Thistles
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This manual addresses the biological control of nine exotic thistles present in western North America. Exotic thistles currently infest millions of acres across the United States, primarily occurring along roadways, waterways, agricultural fields, and in rangelands, pastures, forests, and disturbed areas.

 

Biology and Biological Control of Dalmatian and Yellow Toadflax.
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Dalmatian toadflax, Linaria dalmatica (L.) P. Mill. ssp. dalmatica (Fig. 1a), and yellow toadflax, Linaria vulgaris (L.) P. Mill., are exotic weeds of rangeland, forests and cropland.

 

IDL Forester Forum: Gypsy Moth
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The gypsy moth is considered to be the most important defoliating insect of hardwood trees in the Eastern United States, and has spread to Idaho.

 

IDL Forester Forum: Larch Casebearer

 

Preparing to Meet the Challenge: An Assessment of Invasive Species Management in Idaho
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This document describes the threat invasive species pose to Idaho’s economy and environment. This assessment also describes ongoing state and federal efforts to prevent and manage invasive species, highlights effective points and deficiencies of some current programs and recommends a few simple steps that the State of Idaho could take to meet the threat of invasive species.

 

The Idaho Invasive Species Strategic Plan 2012-2016
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Invasive species introduced into Idaho are affecting plant and animal communities on farms, ranches, parks, waters, forests, natural areas, and in backyards.

 

Show Invasive Species Organizations & Professionals (72)
There are 72 resources serving Clearwater Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Invasive Species Organizations & Professionals serving Clearwater Region
Biologists / Ecologists
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Hugh Barrett
Sage Advice - President - Long Beach, WA
Idaho Cooperative Fish And Wildlife Research Unit
Dr. Courtney Conway - College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
James Michael Scott, PhD
University of Idaho - Professor and Research Scientist - Moscow, ID
Jim Fincher
Branch Chief of Lands, Minerals and Water Rights - BLM - Boise, ID
Joe Hinson
Northwest Natural Resource Group, LLC - Forester - Weiser, ID
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
James Schriever - Vice President Geospatial Services - Woodland Park, CO
Ryan Storm
Regional Field Representative - Pheasants ForeverOR
Sage Soil Resources, LLC
Shari Meeks - Rangeland Ecologist/Soil Scientist - Jackson, WY
Federal And State Agency Landowner Specialists
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Gregg Servheen
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Wildlife Program Coordinator - Boise, ID
Jim Fincher
Branch Chief of Lands, Minerals and Water Rights - BLM - Boise, ID
Sal Palazzolo
Sal Palazzolo - Private Lands/Farm Bill Program Manager - Boise, ID
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Cascade Earth Sciences
- Pocatello, ID
Country Natural Beef
Wes Davies - Customer Service - Burns, OR
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Hugh Barrett
Sage Advice - President - Long Beach, WA
IDAH2O Master Water Stewards
Jim Ekins - Program Coordinator - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Joe Hinson
Northwest Natural Resource Group, LLC - Forester - Weiser, ID
Mark Corrao
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
James Schriever - Vice President Geospatial Services - Woodland Park, CO
River Menders
- Boise, ID
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Rocky Mountain Environmental Associates
John Rice - Senior Geologist, President - Idaho Falls, ID
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
Weed / Invasives Management Professionals
Alan Martinson
Latah County Weed Superintendent - Past Chair - Moscow, ID
Bob Kibler
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Idaho AIS Coordinator - Boise, ID
Center for Invasive Species Management
Liz Galli-Noble - Director - Bozeman, MT
Center for Research on Invasive Species and Small Populations
Marijka Haverhals, Outreach Coordinator - College of Agricultural and Life Sciences - Moscow, ID
Chip Haight
Lewis County Weed Superintendent - Executive Board - Nez Perce, ID
Connie (Kahne) Jensen-Blyth
Idaho County Weed Superintendent - Grangeville, ID
Country Natural Beef
Wes Davies - Customer Service - Burns, OR
Dan Safford
Idaho State Department of Agriculture - Noxious Weeds Program Specialist - Boise, ID
Denny Williams
Clearwater County Weed Superintendent - Executive Board Alternate - Orofino, ID
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Idaho Association of Weed Control Superintendents
Bryce Fowler - Chairman - St Anthony, ID
Idaho Invasive Species Program
Celia R. Gould - Director of the Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) and Chair of the Idaho Invasive Species Council - Boise, ID
Idaho State Department of Agriculture Noxious Weeds Program
Matt Voile - Noxious Weeds and Invasive Species Section Manager - Boise, ID
Idaho Weed Awareness Campaign
Roger Batt - Executive Director - Meridian, ID
Joseph Milan
Bureau of Land Management, Idaho State Department of Agriculture - Biological Control Specialist - Boise, ID
Mark Ridinger
Nez Perce County Weed Superintendent - Lewiston, ID
Matt Kriezenbeck
Idaho State Department of Agriculture - Agriculture Program Specialist - Idaho Falls, ID
Nic Zurfluh
Idaho State Department of Agriculture - Agriculture Program Specialist - Boise, ID
Paul Heimowitz
U.s. Fish and Wildlife Service - Pacific Region - Regional Ais Coordinator - Portland, OR
Paul Hook
Intermountain Aquatics, Inc. - Senior Wetland & Watershed Scientist - Driggs, ID
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
Tamarisk Coalition
Stacy Beaugh - Executive Director - Grand Junction, CO
Tom Woolf
Idaho State Department of Agriculture - Aquatic Plants Program Manager - Boise, ID
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Pacific Region
Linda Beck - Regional AIS Coordinator - Portland, OR
Western Aquatic Plant Management Society
Toni Pennington - Tetra Tech, Inc. - Portland, OR
Weed Management Areas
Clearwater Weed Management Area
Denny Williams - County Weed Superintendent - Orofino, ID
Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness (FC-RONRW), Cooperative Weed Management Area
Casey Kristofferson - Custer County Weed Superintendent - Challis, ID
Idaho Cooperative Weed Management Area
Idaho State Department of Agriculture - Boise, ID
Joseph Plains Weed Management Area
Connie (Kahne) Jensen-Blyth - Idaho County Weed Superintendent - Grangeville, ID
Lewis County Cooperative Weed Management Area
Chip Haight - Executive Board - Nez Perce, ID
Palouse Cooperative Weed Management Area
Alan Martinson, Past Chair - Latah County Weed Superintendent - Moscow, ID
Salmon River Weed Management Area
Connie (Kahne) Jensen-Blyth - Idaho County Weed Superintendent - Grangeville, ID
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Dennis Mackey
- Fish and Wildlife Biologist - Star, ID
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Hugh Barrett
Sage Advice - President - Long Beach, WA
Idaho Cooperative Fish And Wildlife Research Unit
Dr. Courtney Conway - College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
James Michael Scott, PhD
University of Idaho - Professor and Research Scientist - Moscow, ID
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
James Schriever - Vice President Geospatial Services - Woodland Park, CO
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Rocky Mountain Environmental Associates
John Rice - Senior Geologist, President - Idaho Falls, ID
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO

 Native Species

   
Show Articles on Native Species (24)
NatureServe Explorer

NatureServe Explorer provides information on more than 70,000 plants, animals, and ecosystems of the United States and Canada, and includes  in-depth coverage for rare and endangered species. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe and its natural heritage member programs.

Use the database to find:

  • scientific and common names
  • conservation status
  • distribution maps
  • images for thousands of species
  • life histories, conservation needs, and more

 

Native Seed Network

The Native Seed Network is a resource for people working to add native plants back into the landscape. Since 2002 we have been working with land managers, seed producers, and restoration professionals to share information about native seed and improve our knowledge about and access to native seed.

The Native Seed Network connects people and organizations involved with all aspects of native seed, from collection, development, production, and use in restoration. Our vision is for restoration and rehabilitation projects to be supported by an abundance of quality seed that is both appropriate for the site and affordable.

 

 

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Native Plant Database

 

USDA PLANTS Database

The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. It includes names, plant symbols, checklists, distributional data, species abstracts, characteristics, images, crop information, automated tools, onward Web links, and references. This information primarily promotes land conservation in the United States and its territories, but academic, educational, and general use is encouraged. PLANTS reduces government spending by minimizing duplication and making information exchange possible across agencies and disciplines.
 
PLANTS is a collaborative effort of the USDA NRCS National Plant Data Team (NPDT), the USDA NRCS Information Technology Center (ITC), The USDA National Information Technology Center (NITC), and many other partners. Much of the PLANTS data and design is developed at NPDT, and the Web application is programmed at ITC and NITC and served through the USDA Web Farm. Here’s more information about who does what on the PLANTS Team, our Partners, and our Data Contributors.

 

Idaho Wildlife Management Areas Interactive Maps

Thirty-two Wildlife Management Areas located in six Fish and Game regions have been established to protect wildlife habitat and are available for hunting, fishing and other public enjoyment of wildlife. Varying from 275 to 85,000 acres, each area is dedicated to primary purposes such as big game, waterfowl and upland game.

The lands encompassed by the WMAs vary from backcountry forested habitats for big game animals to agricultural areas with important pheasant and waterfowl habitat. Thousands of big game animals winter on some WMAs and tens of thousands of waterfowl winter on others. Nongame wildlife use all the WMAs. These lands are diverse and critical habitats that provide great opportunities to enjoy both game and nongame wildlife.

 

Mitigation and Conservation Banking
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To many landowners a threatened or endangered (T&E) species on their property is anathema because it can herald all kinds of state and federal limitations on use of their property.& ...

 

Western Monarch Milkweed Mapper

This project is part of a collaborative effort to map and better understand monarch butterflies and their host plants across the Western U.S. Data compiled through this project will improve our understanding of the distribution and phenology of monarchs and milkweeds, identify important breeding areas, and help us better understand monarch conservation needs. Some of the key research questions that these data will help us answer include:

  • Where are different milkweed species growing in the West?
  • Where are monarchs occurring in the West?
  • Where are monarchs breeding in the West?
  • When is milkweed emerging and senescing (dying back) in the West?
  • How does milkweed phenology (life cycle) differ by species?
  • When is monarch breeding occurring in specific areas/regions of the West?
  • What types of habitats are different milkweed species associated with?

Your help is critical to the success of this project! Because monarchs and their host plants are found all across the western U.S., the best way to document them is to engage a multitude of volunteers and their cameras. You can participate in this effort by using this website to:

  • Upload your photos of monarchs and milkweeds;
  • Identify milkweeds using our milkweed key, which profiles over 40 milkweed species found in the west;
  • Submit data which will help researchers determine the distribution, phenology, and conservation needs of monarchs and milkweeds in the west; and
  • Learn about monarchs, their host plants, and ongoing conservation efforts for these species. 

 

Pocket Guide to Sagebrush
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This Guide provides identifying characteristics and range maps for 18 species of sagebrush, encompassing 27 different kinds (including subspecies and hybrids).

 

Inspection and Cleaning Manual for Equipment and Vehicles to Prevent the Spread of Invasive Species 2012 Edition
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Procedures have been developed in this manual to address the transport of pest and invasive species through equipment movement. This manual provides uniform guidelines for inspecting and cleaning vehicles and equipment to help prevent the spread of pest and invasive species during Bureau of Reclamation activities.

 

Endemic Species and Biodiversity Hotspots

According to the US Fish and Wildlife Service, endemic species are native species that are confined to a certain region or having a comparatively restricted distribution.& ...

 

Fire-Resistant Plants For Home Landscapes
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Brochure describes homeowner strategies and fire-resistant plant species that may reduce risk from wildfire.  

 

A Guide to Seedling Selection
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This Guide, Miscellaneous Publication No. 18, by the Idaho Forest, Wildlife and Range Experiment Station, College of Natural Resources University of Idaho is published once a year in September.

 

Plant Your Seedlings Right
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Complete planting guide provided by the  University of Idaho's Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research.

 

Native Plants of Northern Idaho for Landscaping and Restoration
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In recent years, native plant materials have received long overdue attention for applications in home landscaping, land restoration, and wildlife plantings.

 

Native Plants for the Boise Area
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Landscaping with Native Plants of the Intermountain Region
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This guide was conceived and compiled by southwest Idaho gardeners with experience growing native plants. For the purposes of this guide, we have defined a “native plant” as one that evolved in a particular area, and is therefore naturally adapted to its climate and soil.

 

Idaho's Bats: Description, Habitats & Conservation
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This Idaho Fish & Game leaflet presents information on the biology and ecology of the 14 bat species that occur in Idaho. The authors emphasize the benefits that bats provide to natural ecosystems and humans.

 

Native Seed: An Introduction to Income Opportunities from Native Seed Gathered from Small Private Forestlands in the Pacific Northwest
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Introductory factsheet looking at income opportunities for small forestland owners from native seed harvesting and processing to be used in ...

 

IDL Forester Forum: Douglas-fir Tussock Moth
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The Douglas-fir tussock moth is a native insect found throughout the range of its Douglas-fir and true fir hosts in the western states and British Columbia.

 

IDL Forester Forum: Western Balsam Bark Beetle
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The western balsam bark beetle (WBBB) is a native pest of true firs in the western United States.

 

Native Plants: A Quick Reference Guide
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Learn more about native plants, get involved, and spread the word!

 

Evaluating Honey Bee Colonies for Pollination: A Guide for Commercial Growers and Beekeepers
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For commercial growers who rent honey bees for pollination and beekeepers who provide pollination services, here is information on honey bee colony strength evaluation, average number of colonies needed for pollination, basic honey bee biology in context of pollination, and pollination contracts.

 

How to Reduce Bee Poisoning from Pesticides
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An overview of how a variety of wild and managed bees and their pollination activities are affected by pesticide application. Provides guidelines for how beekeepers, growers and pesticide applicators can work together to prevent bee poisoning.

 

Developing Wildlife-Friendly Pine Plantations
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Show Native Species Organizations & Professionals (104)
There are 104 resources serving Clearwater Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Native Species Organizations & Professionals serving Clearwater Region
Biologists / Ecologists
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Hugh Barrett
Sage Advice - President - Long Beach, WA
Idaho Cooperative Fish And Wildlife Research Unit
Dr. Courtney Conway - College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
James Michael Scott, PhD
University of Idaho - Professor and Research Scientist - Moscow, ID
Jim Fincher
Branch Chief of Lands, Minerals and Water Rights - BLM - Boise, ID
Joe Hinson
Northwest Natural Resource Group, LLC - Forester - Weiser, ID
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
James Schriever - Vice President Geospatial Services - Woodland Park, CO
Ryan Storm
Regional Field Representative - Pheasants ForeverOR
Sage Soil Resources, LLC
Shari Meeks - Rangeland Ecologist/Soil Scientist - Jackson, WY
Fisheries Biologists
Bob Kibler
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Idaho AIS Coordinator - Boise, ID
Dennis Mackey
- Fish and Wildlife Biologist - Star, ID
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Idaho Cooperative Fish And Wildlife Research Unit
Dr. Courtney Conway - College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
Idaho Fishery Resource Office
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Ahsahka, ID
Paul Heimowitz
U.s. Fish and Wildlife Service - Pacific Region - Regional Ais Coordinator - Portland, OR
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Pacific Region
Linda Beck - Regional AIS Coordinator - Portland, OR
Native Plant Society Chapters
Idaho Native Plant Society
LaMar Orton - President - Boise, ID
Idaho Native Plant Society, White Pine Chapter
Susan Rounds - President - Moscow, ID
Native Species Nurseries
Botanique
Robert Sacilotto - Stanardsville, VA
Brent and Becky's Bulbs
- Gloucester, VA
Great Basin Natives
- Holden, UT
Idaho Nursery and Landscape Association
Ann Bates - Executive Director - Idaho Falls, ID
Izel Plants
Amanda McClean - Washington, DC
PlantNative
Steve Sullivan - Director - Portland, OR
Rock Bridge Trees
David Hughes - Bethpage, TN
Superior Trees, Inc.
- Lee , FL
Thorn Creek Native Seed Farm
Wayne and Jacie Jensen - Genesee, ID
Wildflower Farm
- Coldwater, ON
Wildlife Habitat Nursery
Denny Dawes - Owner - Princeton, ID
Willard Bay Gardens, LLC
- Willard, UT
Seed / Seedling Suppliers
Aberdeen Plant Materials Center
Derek Tilley - PMC Manager - Aberdeen, ID
American Grazing Lands Services LLC
Jim & Dawn Gerrish - May, ID
American Tree Seedling
- Bainbridge, GA
ArborGen
- Ridgeville, SC
ATS Partners, LLC
Chuck Whittaker - Bainbridge, GA
Bell Brothers, Inc.
- Claxton, GA
Big D Ranch, Inc.
Richard Durrant - General Manager - Meridian, ID
Brent and Becky's Bulbs
- Gloucester, VA
Buckeye Nursery, Inc
- Perry, FL
Central Florida Lands & Timber Nursery, L.L.C.
- Mayo, FL
Chestnut Hill Nursery & Orchards
- Alachua, FL
Creative Land And Wildlife Solutions, LLC
Rans Thomas - Owner - Athens, GA
Deep South Growers
- Douglas, GA
DeepSouth Pine Nursery, Inc.
Gary Cannon, John Manning, Jim Hasty - Bascom, FL
Direct Seed Loan Program
Ty Meyer - Ag Manager - Spokane, WA
Dwight Stansel Farm Nursery
- Wellborn, FL
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Great Basin Natives
- Holden, UT
High Mowing Organic Seeds
Tom Stearns - Founder/Head Seedsman - Wolcott, VT
Ivy Garth Seeds & Plants, Inc.
- Chesterland, OH
J. R. Simplot Company
- Boise, ID
Johnny's Selected Seeds
Harry Fraser - General Manager - Winslow, ME
Norman A Berg National Plant Materials Center
Ramon Ortiz - PMC Manager (acting) - Beltsville, MD
Osborne Seed Company, LLC
Chris Osborne - Mount Vernon, WA
Pullman Plant Materials Center
Allen Casey - PMC Manager - Pullman, WA
Ranchland Development Inc.
Roland N. Spencer - Founder - Winfield, KS
Rock Bridge Trees
David Hughes - Bethpage, TN
Speedling, Inc.
- Ruskin, FL
Superior Trees, Inc.
- Lee , FL
United Potato Growers of Idaho
Rick Shawver - COO - Idaho Falls, ID
University of Idaho Franklin H. Pitkin Forest Nursery
- Moscow, ID
Utah Seed
Orson Boyce - Bothwell, UT
Western Forest Systems, Inc.
Richard M. Schaefer IV, Richard M. Schaefer III, and Janice Schaefer - Lewiston, ID
Wildflower Farm
- Coldwater, ON
Willard Bay Gardens, LLC
- Willard, UT
Weed / Invasives Management Professionals
Alan Martinson
Latah County Weed Superintendent - Past Chair - Moscow, ID
Bob Kibler
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Idaho AIS Coordinator - Boise, ID
Center for Invasive Species Management
Liz Galli-Noble - Director - Bozeman, MT
Center for Research on Invasive Species and Small Populations
Marijka Haverhals, Outreach Coordinator - College of Agricultural and Life Sciences - Moscow, ID
Chip Haight
Lewis County Weed Superintendent - Executive Board - Nez Perce, ID
Connie (Kahne) Jensen-Blyth
Idaho County Weed Superintendent - Grangeville, ID
Country Natural Beef
Wes Davies - Customer Service - Burns, OR
Dan Safford
Idaho State Department of Agriculture - Noxious Weeds Program Specialist - Boise, ID
Denny Williams
Clearwater County Weed Superintendent - Executive Board Alternate - Orofino, ID
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Idaho Association of Weed Control Superintendents
Bryce Fowler - Chairman - St Anthony, ID
Idaho Invasive Species Program
Celia R. Gould - Director of the Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) and Chair of the Idaho Invasive Species Council - Boise, ID
Idaho State Department of Agriculture Noxious Weeds Program
Matt Voile - Noxious Weeds and Invasive Species Section Manager - Boise, ID
Idaho Weed Awareness Campaign
Roger Batt - Executive Director - Meridian, ID
Joseph Milan
Bureau of Land Management, Idaho State Department of Agriculture - Biological Control Specialist - Boise, ID
Mark Ridinger
Nez Perce County Weed Superintendent - Lewiston, ID
Matt Kriezenbeck
Idaho State Department of Agriculture - Agriculture Program Specialist - Idaho Falls, ID
Nic Zurfluh
Idaho State Department of Agriculture - Agriculture Program Specialist - Boise, ID
Paul Heimowitz
U.s. Fish and Wildlife Service - Pacific Region - Regional Ais Coordinator - Portland, OR
Paul Hook
Intermountain Aquatics, Inc. - Senior Wetland & Watershed Scientist - Driggs, ID
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
Tamarisk Coalition
Stacy Beaugh - Executive Director - Grand Junction, CO
Tom Woolf
Idaho State Department of Agriculture - Aquatic Plants Program Manager - Boise, ID
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Pacific Region
Linda Beck - Regional AIS Coordinator - Portland, OR
Western Aquatic Plant Management Society
Toni Pennington - Tetra Tech, Inc. - Portland, OR
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Dennis Mackey
- Fish and Wildlife Biologist - Star, ID
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Hugh Barrett
Sage Advice - President - Long Beach, WA
Idaho Cooperative Fish And Wildlife Research Unit
Dr. Courtney Conway - College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
James Michael Scott, PhD
University of Idaho - Professor and Research Scientist - Moscow, ID
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
James Schriever - Vice President Geospatial Services - Woodland Park, CO
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Rocky Mountain Environmental Associates
John Rice - Senior Geologist, President - Idaho Falls, ID
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO

 Species Best Management Practices

   
Show Articles on Species Best Management Practices (35)
Safe Harbor: Helping Landowners Help Endangered Species
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This handbook describes safe harbor agreements and the way in which they work. It aims to help you decide if a safe harbor agreement makes sense for your land.& ...

 

Integrating Bird Conservation into Range Management

This manual is designed to assist resource professionals with integrating birds and their habitat needs into range management and monitoring, and to train landowners and land managers to do the same.& ...

 

Sharing Your Land with Prairie Wildlife
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This third edition of this manual (formerly entitled Sharing Your Land With Shortgrass Prairie Birds) is about how to help birds and other wildlife make a living from the land while you do the same.

 

Pocket Guide to Sagebrush
By:

This Guide provides identifying characteristics and range maps for 18 species of sagebrush, encompassing 27 different kinds (including subspecies and hybrids).

 

Inspection and Cleaning Manual for Equipment and Vehicles to Prevent the Spread of Invasive Species 2012 Edition
By:

Procedures have been developed in this manual to address the transport of pest and invasive species through equipment movement. This manual provides uniform guidelines for inspecting and cleaning vehicles and equipment to help prevent the spread of pest and invasive species during Bureau of Reclamation activities.

 

Overview of EPA Authorities for Natural Resource Managers Developing Aquatic Invasive Species Rapid Response and Management Plans
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed this document as a tool for state, tribal, regional, and local natural resource managers who are preparing or considering the preparation of rapid response action and/or management plans for aquatic invasive species (AIS).

 

Fire-Resistant Plants For Home Landscapes
By:

Brochure describes homeowner strategies and fire-resistant plant species that may reduce risk from wildfire.  

 

Plant Your Seedlings Right
By:

Complete planting guide provided by the  University of Idaho's Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research.

 

Landscaping with Native Plants of the Intermountain Region
By:

This guide was conceived and compiled by southwest Idaho gardeners with experience growing native plants. For the purposes of this guide, we have defined a “native plant” as one that evolved in a particular area, and is therefore naturally adapted to its climate and soil.

 

Your Land & You – Idaho Guidelines
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Booklet provides landowners with practical information and ideas to help manage and enhance natural resources on their property.

 

Biology and Biological Control of Yellow Starthistle
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Yellow starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis L.) is an invasive weed introduced from the Mediterranean region. It predominantly infests rangelands in the western United States.

 

Biology and Biological Control of Purple Loosestrife
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Purple loosestrife, Lythrum salicaria, is a large, perennial, wetland plant that can grow up to 9 feet tall. Once established, purple loosestrife quickly crowds out most native vegetation, such as sedges, rushes, cattails, and other wetland plant species.

 

Biology and Biological Control of Leafy Spurge
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Leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula L.) is an exotic, deep-rooted, perennial weed native to Europe and Asia. Leafy spurge is now abundant on the northern Great Plains of the United States and the prairie provinces of Canada, where it often forms stands dense enough to displace native plants and restrict cattle grazing.

 

Biology and Biological Control of Knapweed
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The knapweeds comprise a diverse complex of species that predominantly infest rangelands in the western United States and Canada. This manual considers the biological control of six species of knapweeds.

 

Biology and Biological Control of Exotic True Thistles
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This manual addresses the biological control of nine exotic thistles present in western North America. Exotic thistles currently infest millions of acres across the United States, primarily occurring along roadways, waterways, agricultural fields, and in rangelands, pastures, forests, and disturbed areas.

 

Biology and Biological Control of Dalmatian and Yellow Toadflax.
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Dalmatian toadflax, Linaria dalmatica (L.) P. Mill. ssp. dalmatica (Fig. 1a), and yellow toadflax, Linaria vulgaris (L.) P. Mill., are exotic weeds of rangeland, forests and cropland.

 

IDL Forester Forum: Dwarf Mistletoes
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Dwarf mistletoes are parasitic plants that cause a widespread, serious damage of conifers in western North America.

 

IDL Forester Forum: Wood Borers
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Wood borers are a diverse group of insects that bore into trees and shrubs, and complete their development either under the bark, or inside the sapwood or hardwood.

 

IDL Forester Forum: Douglas-fir Tussock Moth
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The Douglas-fir tussock moth is a native insect found throughout the range of its Douglas-fir and true fir hosts in the western states and British Columbia.

 

IDL Forester Forum: Engelmann Spruce Weevil
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The Engelmann spruce weevil (ESW), also known as the spruce weevil or white pine weevil, is a beetle that can cause severe damage to the terminal growth of native and ornamental spruces and certain pines.

 

IDL Forester Forum: Annosus Root Disease
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Annosus root disease, caused by the fungus Heterobasidion annosum, can be found throughout Idaho and is an important consideration in forest management planning in northern Idaho.

 

IDL Forester Forum: Western Pine Beetle
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The western pine beetle (Dendroctonus brevicomis) is an aggressive killer of ponderosa pine throughout Idaho and neighboring states.

 

IDL Forester Forum: Mountain Pine Beetle
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The mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins, is a small black beetle, approximately 3/16 inch in length, that attacks and kills pine trees in large numbers.

 

IDL Forester Forum: Gypsy Moth
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The gypsy moth is considered to be the most important defoliating insect of hardwood trees in the Eastern United States, and has spread to Idaho.

 

IDL Forester Forum: Larch Casebearer

 

IDL Forester Forum: Laminated Root Rot
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Laminated root disease, Phellinus weirii, can be found across northern Idaho with Douglas-fir and true firs. The disease is not known to occur south of the Salmon River.

 

IDL Forester Forum: Pine Engraver
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The pine engraver, Ips pini, is one of the most widely distributed bark beetles in North America.

 

Preparing to Meet the Challenge: An Assessment of Invasive Species Management in Idaho
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This document describes the threat invasive species pose to Idaho’s economy and environment. This assessment also describes ongoing state and federal efforts to prevent and manage invasive species, highlights effective points and deficiencies of some current programs and recommends a few simple steps that the State of Idaho could take to meet the threat of invasive species.

 

Evaluating Honey Bee Colonies for Pollination: A Guide for Commercial Growers and Beekeepers
By:

For commercial growers who rent honey bees for pollination and beekeepers who provide pollination services, here is information on honey bee colony strength evaluation, average number of colonies needed for pollination, basic honey bee biology in context of pollination, and pollination contracts.

 

How to Reduce Bee Poisoning from Pesticides
By:

An overview of how a variety of wild and managed bees and their pollination activities are affected by pesticide application. Provides guidelines for how beekeepers, growers and pesticide applicators can work together to prevent bee poisoning.

 

The Idaho Invasive Species Strategic Plan 2012-2016
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Invasive species introduced into Idaho are affecting plant and animal communities on farms, ranches, parks, waters, forests, natural areas, and in backyards.

 

Non-native Invasive Species Best Management Practices
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Non-native plants, animals, and microorganisms found outside of their natural range can become invasive. While many of these are harmless because they do not reproduce or spread in their new surroundings, other non-native species (NNIS) are considered invasive if they can cause harm to the economy, ecology or human health of the new environment.

 

Prescribed Fire Associations
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A Prescribed Fire Association is a group of landowners and other concerned citizens that form a partnership to conduct prescribed burns. Prescribed burning is the key land management tool used to restore and maintain native plant communities to their former diversity and productivity for livestock production and wildlife habitat.

 

Ecosystem services provided by bats
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Review of the available literature on the ecological and economic impact of ecosystem services provided by  bats.

 

2008 - 2012 National Invasive Species Management Plan
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Invasive Species introduced into the United States from around the globe are affecting plant and animal communities on our farms, ranches and coasts; and in our parks, waters, forests, and backyards.