Turtle BMPs

Native Turtle BMPs – This is a fantastic publication from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Oregon Native Turtle Working Group – Lower Willamette Chapter to provide guidance about working around native turtle populations.  These Best Management Practices are designed to inform professionals and the general public about how to conduct restoration and construction projects in known or probable turtle areas.

Amphibian Habitat Management Guidelines

Corkran, C.C. and E. Wind. 2008. Juniper and Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands. Pp. 65-67. In Pilliod, D.S. and E. Wind (eds.). 2008. Habitat Mgt. Guidelines for Amphibians and Reptiles of the NW United States and Western Canada. Partners in Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, Technical Publication HMG-4, Birmingham, AL. – Available at the Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation website: http://www.nwparc.org/products.html

Plethodon Salamander ID Cards

Laminated ID cards for Plethodon salamanders: Washington, NW Oregon – These cards (one for NW Oregon and one for WA) are available through NERI for $5 each. Please send us an e-mail to order.

Sampling amphibians in lentic habitats

Thoms, C., C.C. Corkran, and D.H. Olson. 1997. Basic amphibian survey for inventory and monitoring in lentic habitats. pp.35-46. In D.H. Olson, W.P. Leonard, and R.B. Bury, eds. Sampling Amphibians in Lentic Habitats: Methods and Approaches for the Pacific Northwest. Northwest Fauna No.4. Society for Northwestern Vertebrate Biology. Olympia, WA. – This is a publication of the Society for Northwestern Vertebrate Biology (Society for Northwest Vertebrate Biology ). The price is $12 which includes shipping.

Birds in Nest Boxes

Corkran, C.C. 2004. Birds in Nest Boxes: How to Help, Study, and Enjoy Birds when Snags Are Scarce. Naturegraph Publishers, Happy Camp, CA. – The retail price is $15.95, but you can purchase this book directly through NERI for $14 plus $2 S&H. Send us an e-mail to put in your order!

Amphibian Guide

Corkran, C.C. and C. Thoms. 1996. Amphibians of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia: A Field Identification Guide3rd revised and updated Edition. Lone Pine Publ., Edmonton, AB. 176 pp. – This regional guide to local amphibian species is newly back in print!  Please order through your local independent bookstore or a non-profit gift shop such as Audubon Society of Portland  or Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve.