April 1 & 2, 2009  
  Ontario, OR  

Presentations

Native Plantings: Success Stories From Five Western States

 
Washington:
 
Oregon:
 
Idaho:
 
 
Restoration of a crested wheatgrass field
 
Reestablishment of sagebrush and bitterbrush on the Vale District: A case study
 
Success stories with native plant materials
 
  Camp   Ferriel   Filkins  
 
Pam Camp1 and Jerry Bensen2, 1USDI BLM   Wenatchee District Office, Wenatchee, WA; 2Benson Farms, Moses Lake, WA
 
Roger Ferriel, USDI BLM, Baker City Field Office, Baker City, OR
 
Susan Filkins, USDI BLM Idaho State Office, Boise, ID
 
             
 
Nevada:
 
Utah:
     
 
Where have the native plant species gone?
 
Native pantings: Utah success stories
     
  Zielinski   Padgett      
 
Mike Zielinski, USDI BLM, Winnemucca District Office, Winnemucca, NV
 
Wayne Padgett, USDI BLM, Utah State Office, Salt Lake City, UT
     
             

Panel: Contracting for Native Seed Production

 
Moderator:  Joan Seevers, USDI BLM, Oregon State Office, Portland, OR
 
 
USFS native plant restoration program: Pacific northwest region
 
Market place for native plant materials
 
Horning native plant development partnership
 
  Erickson   Kendig   Hibler  
 
Vicky Erickson, USDA FS, R-6, Pendleton, OR
 
Doug Kendig, USDI BLM,  Medford District, Medford, OR
 
Claire Hibler, USDI BLM, Salem, OR, Horning Seed Orchard Partnerships
 
             

Additional Presentations

 
Bureau of Land Management: Vale District
 
Native species seed availability (or else)
 
Seed Provenance: Here to There and Back Again
 
  Henderson   Young   Seed Provenance  
 
Dave Henderson, Vale BLM District Manager, Vale, OR
 
Stan Young, Utah Crop Improvement Association, Logan, UT
 
Stan Young, Utah Crop Improvement Association, Logan, UT
 
             
 
Bees Are Key For Producing Native Forb Seed
 
Farm to Wild
     
  Bees are key for producing native forbs   Farm to Wild      
 
Jim cane, USDA ARS Bee Biology Lab, Logan, UT
 
Jerry Benson, BFI Native Seeds, Moses Lake, WA
     

Panel: Equipment, Seed Mixes, Seeding Strategies

 
Moderator: Nancy Shaw, USDA FS, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Boise, ID
 
 
Seeding and site preparation: Past to present
 
Truax Roughrider drill: Purpose and evolution
 
Factors to consider when designing seeding practices
 
  Pellant   Truax   Monsen  
 
Mike Pellant, USDI BLM Great Basin Restoration Initiative, Boise, ID
 
Jim Truax, Truax Co., Minneapolis, MN
 
Steve Monsen, USDA FS Rocky Mountain Research Station (retired), Mapleton, UT
 
             

 

Posters

 
Using Equilibrium Relative Humidity (ERH) as a Guide in Storing Native Plant Seeds
 
   
Bob Karrfalt, National Seed Laboratory, Macon, GA   rkarrfalt@fs.fed.us
 
 
Long Term Storage for Wyoming Big Sagebrush
 
   
Bob Karrfalt1 and Nancy Shaw2    rkarrfalt@fs.fed.us, nshaw@fs.fed.us 1National Seed Laboratory, Dry Branch, GA, 2Rocky Mountain Research Station, Boise, ID
 
 
Using Native Annual Plant Species to Suppress Weedy Invasive Species in Post-Fire Habitats
 
   
Chris Herron and Mark W. Paschke, Department of Forest, Rangeland and Watershed Stewardship, Colorado State University cmherron@rams.colostate.edu
 
 
The Seed Laboratory: Seed Quality Testing of Native Species
 
   
Sabry Elias and Adriel Garay, Adriel.Garay@oscs.orst.edu, Oregon State University Seed Lab, Corvallis, OR
 
 
Mid-Snake River Watershed Vegetation Database
 
   
Clinton C. Shock1, Cedric A. Shock, Sam Plummer1 1Oregon State University Malheur Experiment Station, Ontario, OR  Clinton.Shock@oregonstate.edu
 
 
Desert Parsley (Lomatium spp.) Seed Production Challenges
 
   
Clinton C. Shock1, Erik B.G. Feibert1, Lamont D. Saunders1, Nancy L. Shaw2, S. Krishna Mohan3, Ram K. Sampangi3 1OSU Malheur Experiment Station, Ontario, OR  Clinton.Shock@oregonstate.edu, 2Rocky Mountain Research Station, Boise, ID, 3University of Idaho Southwest Idaho Research and Extension Center, Parma, ID
 
 
Irrigation and Mechanization for Seed Production of Sulfur-flower Buckwheat, a Native Forb
 
   
Clinton C. Shock1, Erik B.G. Feibert1, Lamont D. Saunders1, Nancy L. Shaw2, S. Krishna Mohan3, Ram K. Sampangi3, 1OSU Malheur Experiment Station, Ontario, OR  Clinton.Shock@oregonstate.edu, 2Rocky Mountain Research Station, Boise, ID, 3University of Idaho Southwest Idaho Research and Extension Center, Parma, ID
 
 
Sharpleaf and Sagebrush Penstemon Seed Yield Response to Irrigation
 
   
Clinton C. Shock1, Erik B.G. Feibert1, Lamont D. Saunders1, Nancy L. Shaw2, S. Krishna Mohan3,
Ram K. Sampangi3, 1OSU Malheur Experiment Station, Ontario, OR   Clinton.Shock@oregonstate.edu, 2Rocky Mountain Research Station, Boise, ID, 3University of Idaho Southwest Idaho Research and Extension Center, Parma, ID
 
 
Conserving Ecosystems of the Intermountain West
 
   
Dan Ogle1 and Loren St. John2, 1USDA NRCS Idaho State Office, Boise, ID, Dan.Ogle@id.usda.gov, 2USDA NRCS Aberdeen Plant Materials Center, Aberdeen, ID
 
 
Shoshone Bannock Tribes Native Plant Enterprise Providing Opportunities to Enhance Lands and Resources
 
   
Hunter Osborne, Shoshone Bannock Tribes, Fort Hall, ID hosborne@shoshonebannocktribes.com
 
 
Native Forb Herbicide Tolerance
 
   
Jessie Weise1, Fabián D. Menalled1, Bruce Maxwell1, Jim Jacobs2 and Susan Winslow2, 1Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, jessie_wiese@hotmail.com, 2USDA NRCS Bridger Plant Materials Center, Bridger, MT
 
 
Steps to Success: Advancing a Western Colorado Source of Sandberg Bluegrass to Commercial Production
 
   
Uncompahgre Plateau Project jcfree2@msn.com
 
 
Assessing the Effects of Grass Competition on Great Basin Forbs
 
   
Hilary Parkinson, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT  parkinson.h@gmail.com
 
 
Post-fire Rehabilitation on the 2005 McLane Fire Hanford Reach National Monument, USFWS
 
   
Richard Easterly and Debra Salstrom, Salstrom & Easterly Eco-logic (SEE), Botanical Consulting  SEEbotanical@comcast.net
 
 
Putting Northern California’s Botanical Bounty to Work: Using Native Plants for Restoration on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest
 
   
Susan Erwin, Twyla Miller and Julie Nelson, Shasta-Trinity National Forest  serwin@fs.fed.us
 
 
Partnerships for Developing Regional Native Seed Sources for Use in Restoration in Central Oregon, USA
 
   
Berta Youtie, Deschutes Basin Native Plant Seed Bank and Eastern Oregon Stewardship Services, Prineville, OR  berta.youtie@oregonstate.edu
 
 
Astragalus filipes Population Structure and Diversity
 
   
B. Shaun Bushman, Douglas A. Johnson, Kishor Bhattarai, USDA-ARS Forage and Range Research Laboratory, Logan, UT, USA Shaun.Bushman@ars.usda.gov
 
 
Estimation of Genetic Diversity in Wildland Collections Dalea searlsiae and Dalea ornata from the U.S. Intermountain West
 
   
Kishor Bhattarai1, Shaun Bushman2, Douglas Johnson2, John Carman1, 1Utah State University, Logan, UT  kishorbhattarai9@yahoo.com, 2USDA-ARS, FRRL, Logan, UT
 
 
Verification of Germplasm Source and Status by Seed Certifying Agencies as Native Plants are Collected and Cultivated
 
   
Stanford A. Young, Utah Crop Improvement Association, Utah State University, Logan, UT, sayoung@mendel.usu.edu
 
 
Grassland and Shrub-Steppe Restoration at the Boardman Conservation Area
 
   
Adrien Elseroad, Leslie Nelson, Clint Carlson, The Nature Conservancy, ccarlson@tnc.org